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Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019
Palo Alto College
   
 
  Aug 09, 2020
 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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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    ELMT 2341 - Electromechanical Systems


    Prerequisites: ELMT 1301, INTC 1357

    Application of electromechanical systems. Emphasizes programmable control devices and solid state systems.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 15.0403


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

    ENER 1330 - Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy


    Basic mechanical skills using hand and power tools in an industrial environment. Topics include tool use and maintenance, lubrication, measuring, threads and fasteners, bench works, basic mechanical drawings, and basic shop calculations (English and metric). Also addresses rigging procedures to include chain falls, jacks, cable, fulcrum, port-a-power, and come-alongs.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 15.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    ENGA 0351 - Composition and Grammar


    Prerequisites: ESLA 0341  and ESLA 0342  with a grade of “C” or better, or placement exam, or departmental approval

    This course is designed for non-native English speakers who need to acquire proficiency in composition and grammar in order to take college-level classes. Through guided writing practice on familiar topics, students have the opportunity to acquire the necessary writing and grammar proficiency for success in ENGL 1301  and other college-level classes. The course is taken concurrently with ENGA 0353  (Reading and Vocabulary). Students must pass the ENGA exit exam and earn a B or better in ENGA 0351 and ENGA 0353  to transition to college-level classes. Upon completion of ENGA 0351, students who need additional time to gain proficiency for college-level work will enroll in ENGA 0361 .

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 32.0108.57 12


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGA 0353 - Reading and Vocabulary


    Prerequisites: ESLA 0343  with a grade of “C” or better, or placement exam, or departmental approval

    This course is designed for non-native English speakers who need to acquire fluency in reading comprehension in order to take college-level classes. Through reading authentic materials, including college texts and/or literature, students gain the necessary critical reading and thinking skills required for college-level assignments.  The course is taken concurrently with ENGA 0351 . Students must pass the ENGA exit exam and earn a B or better in ENGA 0353 and ENGA 0351  to transition to college-level classes. Upon completion of ENGA 0353, students who need additional time to gain proficiency for college-level work will enroll in ENGA 0363 .

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 32.0108.56 12


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 1301 - Composition I


    Prerequisites: Demonstrate College Readiness through appropriate placement scores and/or completion of developmental sequence in English and/or Reading.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.

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

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0401.51 12




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 1302 - Composition II


    Prerequisites: Students must earn a “C” or better in ENGL 1301  or its equivalent.

    Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.

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

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0401.51 12




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2307 - Creative Writing


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    This course is designed for students interested in learning and practicing creative writing skills in a workshop setting. There is an emphasis on individual writing. This course is writing intensive. Included genres are fiction, poetry, screenwriting, nonfiction and drama.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0501.51 12


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2311 - Technical Writing


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a C or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a C or better.

    Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.1101.51 12


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2322 - British Literature I: Anglo Saxon through Neoclassical


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0801.51 12




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2323 - British Literature II: Romanticism to the Present


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0801.51 12




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2327 - American Literature I: Precolonial through the Romantic Period


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0701.51 12




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2328 - American Literature II: Realism to the Present


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 23.0701.51 12




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2332 - World Literature I: Antiquity through the Renaissance


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 16.0104.52 13




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2333 - World Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 16.0104.52 13




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2341 - Forms of Literature


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama and film. Topics may vary with each section offered. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project. This course may be repeated once for credit.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 16.0104.51 13




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGL 2351 - Mexican American Literature


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A study of the fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama of Mexican American or Chicano/a writers. May include the study of Hispanic and pre-Columbian traditions that have influenced Mexican-American literature. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 05.0203.55 25




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

    ENGL 2375 - Literature for Children and Adolescents


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301  or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302  or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    A survey of classic and contemporary literature for children and adolescents with attention to literary history, aesthetic qualities, and critical approaches. May be useful for education majors. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project. Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 16.0104.51 13


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

    ENGR 1201 - Introduction to Engineering


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

    This course is designed to enhance the academic success of students majoring in Engineering or the sciences, and is open to all students. It provides an introduction to contemporary issues and applications relevant to the various engineering fields and professional careers as well as to the engineering problem solving approach. Topics of emphasis include technical communication, team-based engineering design, licensure, ethics, and computer applications. One hour of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 3)

    CIP: 14.0101.51 10


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGR 1304 - Engineering Graphics I


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

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course introduces use of computer aided drafting and design software and sketching for graphical communication of technical information in the context of the engineering design process. Topics include fundamentals of technical communication, conventions of engineering graphics, graphical presentation of data, spatial relationships, multi-view projection, dimensioning, sectioning, and assemblies. Computer aided design, in two and three dimensions, is emphasized and a final design project is required.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 15.1301.51 11


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

    ENGR 2105 - Electrical Circuits I Laboratory


    Corequisites: ENGR 2305  



    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in ENGR 2305  involving DC and AC circuit theory, network theorems, time and frequency domain circuit analysis. Introduction to principles and operation of basic laboratory equipment; laboratory report preparation.  A student cannot receive credit for both ENGR 2105 and ENGR 2405  .

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 14.1001.55 10


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGR 2301 - Mechanics I: Statics


    Prerequisites: MATH 2414  (or concurrent enrollment) and PHYS 2425  or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.

    Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using calculus, involving the description of forces, moments, and couples acting on stationary engineering structures; engineering applications of equilibrium in two and three dimensions of particles and rigid bodies, free-body diagrams, friction, internal forces, centroids, centers of gravity, and moments of inertia.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 14.1101.52 10


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

    ENGR 2302 - Mechanics II: Dynamics


    Prerequisites: MATH 2414  and ENGR 2301  with a grade of C or better.

    Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using calculus, involving the motion of particles, rigid bodies, and systems of particles; Newton’s Laws; work and energy relationships; principles of impulse and momentum; application of kinetics and kinematics to the solution of engineering problems.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 14.1101.53 10


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ENGR 2303 - Engineering Mechanics - Statics and Dynamics


    Prerequisites: PHYS 2425  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Combined single-semester study of statics and dynamics. Calculus-based study of statics and dynamics of rigid bodies; vectors, forces, moments, centroids and moments of inertia, force-mass-acceleration, work-energy, and impulse-momentum computation; kinematics and kinetics of particles.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 14.1101.54 10


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

    ENGR 2304 - Computer Programming for Engineering Applications


    Prerequisites: MATH 2413  with a grade of “C” or better or department approval.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Programming methods used to obtain solutions to basic engineering problems are presented in a contemporary computer language such as C++. Algorithms, data presentation, and program structures are developed and practiced.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 11.0201.52 07


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    ENGR 2305 - Electrical Circuits I


    Prerequisites: MATH 2320  and PHYS 2425  or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Principles of electrical circuits and systems. Basic circuit elements (resistance, inductance, mutual inductance, capacitance, independent and dependent controlled voltage, and current sources). Topology of electrical networks; Kirchhoff ‘s laws; node and mesh analysis; DC circuit analysis; operational amplifiers; transient and sinusoidal steady-state analysis; AC circuit analysis; first- and second-order circuits; Laplace transforms; Bode plots; and use of computer simulation software to solve circuit problems.  A student cannot receive credit for both ENGR 2305 and ENGR 2405  .

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 14.1001.51 10


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

    ENGR 2332 - Mechanics of Materials


    Prerequisites: ENGR 2301  and MATH 2414  with a grade of “C” or better or department approval.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    This course presents the analysis of internal forces and deformations in solid materials under load and emphasizes the application of fundamental principles of engineering mechanics. Topics include properties of materials and response to stress and strain in elastic and plastic solids.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 14.1101.51 10


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    ENGR 2402 - Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics


    Prerequisites: ENGR 2301  and MATH 2414 

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using calculus, involving the motion of particles, rigid bodies, and systems of particles; Newton’s Laws; work and energy relationships; principles of impulse and momentum; application of kinetics and kinematics to the solution of engineering problems.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 0)

    CIP: 14.1101.53 10


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    ENGR 2403 - Engineering Mechanics - Statics and Dynamics


    Prerequisites: PHYS 2425  and MATH 2414  or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.

    This course presents the calculus-based theory and applications of engineering mechanics to the analysis of structures in static equilibrium and the relative motions of particles and rigid bodies. Free-body diagrams, systems of forces, Newton’s Laws, work-energy relations, and impulse-momentum principles are utilized in conjunction with vector algebra to treat concentrated and distributed loads, centroids, moments of inertia, and laws of dry friction. Engineering applications such as trusses, frames, and machines are also addressed.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 0)

    CIP: 14.1101.54 10


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    FDST 1271 - Craft Beer Brewing


    This course introduces entry level skills in craft beer brewing.  Topics include recipe development, basic sanitation, techniques and equipment used in the production of small batch (5 gallon or less) of craft beer.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate how to produce small batches of craft beer and be able to extrapolate concepts to larger future production.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 2)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 1273 - Fermentation Production


    This course introduces students to the basic methodologies used in fermentation.  Emphasis is placed on the production of fermented products including ingredients, techniques, fermentation management, storage and sanitation.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 4)

    CIP: 01.1001


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    FDST 1274 - Applied Craft Beverage Microbiology


    This course provides an introduction to microbiology and laboratory practices in the brewing industry.  Emphasis is placed on yeast biology, fermentation, microorganisms in brewery’s/distillation and sanitation. 

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 2)

    CIP: 01.1001


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    FDST 1320 - Principles of Enology I


    Principles and practices of wine production including the history, and development of the wine industry, factors affecting wine quality, winemaking operations and sensory evaluation of wines.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 1323 - Principles of Viticulture I


    Principles and practices of grape production including propagation, trellis and production systems, climate requirements, and economic factors affecting the choice of vineyard type and location.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.1001


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    FDST 1372 - Survey of Beer


    An overview of the history of beer and beer styles of the world. The development of beer styles, the historical, environmental and cultural influence of global beer regions. The components of beer, manufacturing techniques and cultural influences on beer styles, classic beer styles in the current American craft brewing industry, and recognized beer styles common of traditional and modern interpretations of worldwide beer regions. Cultural history and the interaction of local customs in the production and service of regional beers, recognition of faults common in beer brewing are an integral component to laboratory activities, including production and storage flaws, as well as aspects of service that enhance and detract from beer quality. Draft systems and appropriate design, operation, and maintenance of direct draw, pump, and mixed gas systems are reviewed and practiced in laboratory settings.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2271 - Sensory Evaluation


    This course introduces the visual, olfactory and gustatory parameters used in the evaluation of beer and distillery products.  Emphasis is placed on aromas, finish, flavor/taste interactions and factors affecting product quality, descriptive analysis/model systems, judging systems, set-up and operation for beverage competitions.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 4)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2273 - Advanced Brewing


    This course covers advanced brewing processes utilizing the equipment of an on-site brewery and fermentation facility. Topics include advanced beer making processes, analysis/monitoring of fermentation, specialty beer production, quality control, sustainable practices and facilities operations and management.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 4)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2320 - Principles of Viticulture II


    Principles and practices of grapevine production, including vineyard establishment, vine training and pruning, canopy management, nutrient and water

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2335 - Winegrowing Regions of the World


    A study of the major wine growing regions of the world including their history and diversity, viticultural and enological practices and procedures, wine types, and the sensory evaluation of their productions.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2372 - BDF Packaging and Materials


    This course covers the practices associated with packaging including canning, bottling, box presentations and kegging of beer and distilled products. Emphasis is placed on techniques related to expansion of the product shelf life which may include container selection, temperature/light control and labeling, capping, and sealing options. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and perform practical operations critical to packaging.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2374 - Distillation Operations


    This course covers the principles and production techniques involved in the distillation of grains, fruits and other carbohydrates associated with craft beverage distillation. Emphasis is placed on materials/processing, fermentation applications, distillation technology, sensory evaluation, quality control, engineering and craft distillery management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2375 - Brewing Legal Issues


    A course in legal and regulatory requirements that impact the brewing industry. Topics include Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), labor regulations, TTB, FDA and TABC laws and regulations, and product liability laws.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2376 - Beverage Manufacturing Facilities & Asset Management


    Identification of beverage manufacturing building systems and facilities; to include sustainability and risk management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FDST 2386 - Internship - Food Science


    Prerequisites: Departmental approval

    A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 10)

    CIP: 01.1001


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

    FMKT 1301 - Floral Design


    Principles of floral art with an emphasis in commercial design. Topics include basic design styles and color harmonies; identification, use and care of processing of cut flowers and foliages; mechanical aids and containers; personal flowers; holiday designs; and plant identification and care.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0608


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

    FMKT 2331 - Advanced Floral Design


    An in-depth coverage of advanced floral design practices for the retail floral industry. Topics include contemporary floral arrangement styles and trends.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0608


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

    FMKT 2335 - Flower Shop Management


    Modern principles and practices used in management and operations of retail florist shops. Topics include structure of the industry, shop location, business plan organization, marketing methods and management practices.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0608


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

    FREN 1411 - Elementary French I


    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the French language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 1)

    CIP: 16.0901.51 13


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

    FREN 1412 - Elementary French II


    Prerequisites: FREN 1411 , departmental approval, or placement exam.

    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the French language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. This course is a continuation of FREN 1411 . A language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 1)

    CIP: 16.0901.51 13


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

    GEOG 1301 - Physical Geography


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Introduction to the concepts which provide a foundation for continued study of geography. Includes the different elements of natural environment as related to human activities and map concepts with an emphasis on physical geography.

    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: 45.0701.51 25




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

    GEOG 1303 - World Regional Geography


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Study major world regions with emphasis on prevailing conditions and developments, including emerging conditions and trends, and the awareness of diversity of ideas and practices to be found in those regions. Course content may include one or more regions.

    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: 45.0701.53 25




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

    GEOL 1101 - Earth Science Laboratory (for non-Science Majors)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    A laboratory course to complement GEOL 1301 - Earth Sciences Lecture I . Topics will include practical experience in identifying rocks and mineral, working with maps (both topographic and geologic), and exercises in oceanography and meteorology

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03


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

    GEOL 1301 - Earth Sciences Lecture I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Topics include the nature of the earth as revealed by geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and other related physical sciences. Some laboratory experiences or field trips may be 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: 40.0601.51 03




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

    GEOL 1302 - Earth Sciences II (lecture)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Survey of physical and historical geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and related sciences.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03


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

    GEOL 1305 - Environmental Science Lecture


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    A survey of the forces, including humans, that shape our physical and biologic environment, and how they affect life on Earth. Introduction to the science and policy of global and regional environmental issues, including pollution, climate change, and sustainability of land, water, and energy resources.

    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: 03.0103.53 01




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

    GEOL 1345 - Oceanography


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course is an introduction to the basic biological, chemical, geological, hydrological, and physical features and processes of the oceans, including origin, evolution, uses, and resources. Some laboratory experiences may be 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: 40.0601.51 03




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

    GEOL 1401 - Earth Sciences I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Topics include the nature of the earth as revealed by geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and other related physical sciences. Some field trips may be 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: 40.0601.51 03




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

    GEOL 1402 - Earth Sciences II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    A survey of astronomy and mans future in space. A summary of earth history - with a focus on climatic and biological changes through time. A survey of historic and contemporary global change. Studies will include the significance to society of the earth sciences including environmental problems, natural resource exploration and utilization, and global climate change. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03


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

    GEOL 1403 - Physical Geology


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course is an introduction to the nature and properties of rocks and minerals; processes by which they are formed, altered, and transported; and the nature and development of the landscape. Laboratory work includes the study of minerals, rocks, and topographic and geologic maps. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    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: 40.0601.54 03




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

    GEOL 1404 - Historical Geology


    Prerequisites: GEOL 1301  or GEOL 1401  or GEOL 1403 

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course focuses on the origin and evolution of the earth through geologic time, emphasizing organic evolution and plate tectonics. Laboratory work in this course includes the study of rocks, fossils, geographic maps, geologic maps, and other aspects of earth history. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    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: 40.0601.54 03




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

    GOVT 2304 - Introduction to Political Science


    Prerequisites: GOVT 2305  or GOVT 2301  

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Introductory survey of the discipline of political science focusing on the scope, and methods of the field, and the substantive topics in the discipline including the theoretical foundations of politics, political interaction, political institutions and how political systems function.

    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: 45.1001.52 25




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

    GOVT 2305 - Federal Government


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights.

    This course fulfills the Government/Political Science foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 45.1002.51 25




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

    GOVT 2306 - Texas Government


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas.

    This course fulfills the Government/Political Science foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 45.1002.51 25




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

    GOVT 2311 - Mexican-American Politics


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    The study of Mexican-American/Chicano/a politics within the American political experience. Special emphasis will be placed on the role that Texas has played, and continues to play in this experience.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 05.0203.54 25


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

    GOVT 2389 - Academic Cooperative


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with hands-on experience in government. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of human social behavior and/or social institutions.

    Semester Hours: (3 -1- 6)

    CIP: 45.0101.51 25


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

    HALT 1164 - Practicum-Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General


    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 7)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1301 - Principles of Horticulture


    An overview of the horticulture industry, plant science, terminology, classification, propagation, environmental responses, and careers and opportunities in the field of horticulture.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1303 - Herbaceous Plants


    An in-depth study of herbaceous plant material. Topics include practices and procedures used in the identification, growth, propagation, maintenance, and utilization of herbaceous plants in the horticulture industry.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1305 - Horticultural Soils


    A study of the physical properties of soil including structure and texture. Topics include the origin and development of soils, the composition of a soil horizon, and the interrelationship between soil fertility and plants.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.1103


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

    HALT 1307 - Plant Diseases


    An overview of the factors causing plant diseases. Topics include physiological disorders, fungi, bacteria, viruses, mollicutes, nematodes, parasitic plants, non-pathogenic factors, and control methods.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1309 - Interior Plants


    Instruction in the identification and classification of the plants used in home and commercial interior landscapes. Topics include design characteristics for interiorscapes and environmental requirements of the plants.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1319 - Landscape Construction


    Exploration of landscape construction materials and the methods used for installation. Topics include site preparation, use of common construction materials; landscape lighting, water features, and general construction details.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 10.6050


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

    HALT 1322 - Landscape Design


    A study of the principles and elements of landscape design. Topics include client interview, site analysis, plan view, scale, plant selection, basic drawing and drafting skills, and plan preparation.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0605


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

    HALT 1324 - Turfgrass Science and Management


    In-depth coverage of various species of warm and cool season grasses including their uses, application, adaptability, environmental tolerances, anatomy, and physiological responses.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0607


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

    HALT 1331 - Woody Plant Materials


    An in-depth study of the woody plant materials used in the horticulture industry. Topics

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1333 - Landscape Irrigation


    In-depth coverage of irrigation systems including equipment, design, performance, and maintenance. Topics include residential and small business applications, troubleshooting, repair, and technological advances in irrigation systems.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1338 - Irrigation Water Management and Conservation


    Application of the science of soil-water plant relations and climatic conditions to develop effective scheduling and management of irrigation water systems for residential, commercial, industrial, park and golf courses. Water conservation issues, water policies and codes and other related matters will be discussed.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 1345 - Golf/Sports Field/Park Management


    Instruction in the management of golf courses, sports fields, and municipal parks departments. Topics include record keeping, budgeting, labor management, maintenance programs, financial reports, personnel management, and business functions.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.0607


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

    HALT 1346 - Specialized Turfgrass Management


    An overview of the construction and management of specialized turf features such as putting greens, tee boxes, bunkers, and sand-based ball fields. Topics include the equipment and cultural practices utilized for intensively managed turf areas.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0607


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

    HALT 1351 - Landscape Business Operations


    Instruction in the structure of the landscape business including cost estimation; organization; equipment needs; interpretation of financial reports; and material, labor, and equipment management. Emphasis on the types of landscape operations, marketing, legal forms, construction law, and safety.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.0605


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

    HALT 1371 - Organic Gardening and Farming


    Introduction to the field of organic agriculture and the basic principles and production practices involved.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General


    Prerequisites: Departmental Approval

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (2 -0- 18)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2301 - Arboriculture


    Fundamentals of woody plant physiology and growth including techniques and procedures utilized in making sound tree care decisions related to growth and pest and disease control. Topics include design principles of planning and maintenance for city streets, parks, and commercial and residential properties.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2308 - Greenhouse Management


    Fundamentals of greenhouse construction and operation. Topics include architectural styles, construction materials, environmental systems and controls, growing media, fertilizers, post harvest handling, marketing, and business management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0604


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

    HALT 2312 - Turfgrass Maintenance


    Instruction in common turf grass cultural practices. Topics include calculation and application of materials and the operation and maintenance of equipment.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0607


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

    HALT 2314 - Plant Propagation


    A study of the sexual and asexual propagation of plants used in horticulture. Topics include propagation by seeds, cuttings, grafting, budding, layering, division, separation, and tissue culture; and environmental factors of propagation.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2315 - Landscape Management


    A study of the procedures and practices used in the horticulture industry for proper landscape maintenance. Topics include landscape installation, lawn maintenance, shrub and tree care, and management practices.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0605


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

    HALT 2318 - Soil Fertility and Fertilizers


    An in-depth study of the chemistry, soil interaction, plant uptake, and utilization of essential plant nutrients. Topics include deficiency and toxicity symptoms, and the selection, application, and characteristics of fertilizer materials.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2321 - Small Farming


    Instruction in small farming techniques with emphasis on horticulture science including comprehensive and profitable guidelines. Topics include herbs, fruits, nut, and vegetable crops.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0606


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

    HALT 2323 - Horticultural Pest Control


    Examination of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing the control of horticultural pests. Topics include procedures; methods; safety requirements; integrated pest management (IPM); and chemical, natural, and biological controls.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2331 - Advanced Landscape Design


    In-depth coverage of advanced practices in landscape planning for commercial and residential landscapes. Topics include advanced design analysis, architectural elements, space articulation, and land engineering concepts.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0605


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

    HALT 2364 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General


    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 21)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HALT 2383 - Cooperative Education - Turf and Turfgrass Management


    Career-related activities encountered in the students 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: 01.0607


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

    HALT 2386 - Internship - Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General


    A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 18)

    CIP: 01.0601


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

    HIST 1301 - United States History I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government.

    This course fulfills the American History foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0102.51 25




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    HIST 1302 - United States History II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy.

    This course fulfills the American History foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0102.51 25




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    HIST 2301 - Texas History


    Prerequisites: Credit for three semester hours of history.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A survey of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of Texas from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Themes that may be addressed in Texas History include: Spanish colonization and Spanish Texas; Mexican Texas; the Republic of Texas; statehood and secession; oil, industrialization, and urbanization; civil rights; and modern Texas.

    This course fulfills the American History foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0102.52 25




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    HIST 2311 - Western Civilization I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from human origins to the 17th century. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization I include the cultural legacies of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Islamic civilizations, and Europe through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformations.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0101.53.25


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
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    HIST 2312 - Western Civilization II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the 17th century to the modern era. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization II include absolutism and constitutionalism, growth of nation states, the Enlightenment, revolutions, classical liberalism, industrialization, imperialism, global conflict, the Cold War, and globalism.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0101.54 25


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
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    HIST 2321 - World Civilizations I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, the rise of civilizations, the development of political and legal systems, religion and philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0101.53 25




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    HIST 2322 - World Civilizations II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the 15th century to the present. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include maritime exploration and transoceanic empires, nation/state formation and industrialization, imperialism, global conflicts and resolutions, and global economic integration. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 54.0101.53 25




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

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