Oct 29, 2020  
Student Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Student Catalog 2020-2021

—Course Descriptions


 

Biology

  
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    BIO 2524 - Anatomy and Physiology II

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: BIO 2514  with “C” or above) A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of human special senses and the endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lectures classes. Three hours lecture and two hour laboratory.
  
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    BIO 2924 - Microbiology

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Credit in college level Biology course with a “C” or above) A combined lecture and laboratory course providing a survey of the microbes (microscopic organisms) with emphasis on those affecting other forms of life, especially man. Labs associated with this course are devoted to lab safety and gaining hands-on experience in the areas of: microscopy, culturing techniques (pure culture and isolation and media preparation), staining techniques, aseptic technique, diagnostic procedures and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory.

Business Administration

  
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    BAD 1113 - Introduction to Business

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of business. Main topics include current business and economic environment, entrepreneurship, marketing, management, financial management, and business careers.
  
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    BAD 2323 - Business Statistics

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite:  MAT 1313) An introduction to the statistical methods of collecting, presenting, analyzing, and interpreting data for business management and control. Topics include: central tendency and dispersion; probability; discrete and continuous distributions; estimation and hypothesis testing.
  
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    BAD 2413 - Legal Environment of Business I

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to interrelationships of law and society, jurisprudence, and business. The topics to be covered include an introduction to law; law of contracts; and agencies and employment.
  
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    BAD 2713 - Principles of Real Estate

    3 Semester Hours
    The course deals with the nature of the real estate market, types of ownership of property, contracts, methods of transferal of title, instruments used in transfers, title closing, financing, property management, insuring, and appraising.
  
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    BAD 2723 - Real Estate Law

    3 Semester Hours
    Designed to give the student a general background in the law of real property and the law of real estate brokerage.

Business and Marketing Management Technology

  
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    MMT 1113 - Principles of Marketing

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of principles and problems of marketing goods and services and methods of distribution from producer to consumer. Types, functions, and practices of wholesalers and retailers and efficient techniques in the development and expansion of markets. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 1123 - Marketing Applications

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: MMT 1113 ) A continuation of MMT 1113 . Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 1313 - Selling

    3 Semester Hours
    Basic principles and techniques of salesmanship and their practical application. Topics include basic elements of consumer behavior, developing selling strategies, closing and servicing a sale, and developing consumer relations. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 1323 - Advertising

    3 Semester Hours
    The role of advertising as a promotional tool. Topics included are product and consumer analysis, media selection, and creation of advertising. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 1413 - Merchandising Math

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of the mathematical calculations involved in the merchandising process. Fundamental principles and operations in buying, pricing, and inventory control. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 1711 - Marketing Seminar I

    1 Semester Hours
    Develops leadership skills and human relations skills necessary for success in the field of marketing management. Special programs and activities will address topics directly related to marketing careers and career development. Emphasis will be placed on developing civic, social, and business responsibilities. One hour lecture.
  
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    MMT 1721 - Marketing Seminar II

    1 Semester Hours
    Develops leadership skills and human relations skills necessary for success in the field of marketing management. Special programs and activities will address topics directly related to marketing careers and career development. Emphasis will be placed on developing civic, social, and business responsibilities. One hour lecture.
  
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    MMT 1731 - Marketing Seminar III

    1 Semester Hours
    Develops leadership skills and human relations skills necessary for success in the field of marketing management. Special programs and activities will address topics directly related to marketing careers and career development. Emphasis will be placed on developing civic, social, and business responsibilities. One hour lecture.
  
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    MMT 1741 - Marketing Seminar IV

    1 Semester Hours
    Develops leadership skills and human relations skills necessary for success in the field of marketing management. Special programs and activities will address topics directly related to marketing careers and career development. Emphasis will be placed on developing civic, social, and business responsibilities. One hour lecture.
  
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    MMT 2213 - Principles of Management

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of the basic principles and functions of management. Special emphasis on planning, organizing, directing, staffing, and controlling. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 2233 - Human Resource Management

    3 Semester Hours
    Objectives, organization, and functions of human resource management. Emphasis is placed on selection and placement, job evaluation, training, education, safety, health, employer-employee relationships, and employee services. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 2313 - E-commerce

    3 Semester Hours
    This course introduces the fundamental opportunities and challenges associated with e-commerce activities. Topics include: designing the user interface, web security, electronic payment systems, promotion, and legal issues included in creating a functioning on-line business. Three hours lecture.
  
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    MMT 2423 - Retail Management

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of retailing processes, including functions performed, principles governing effective operation, and managerial problems resulting from current economic and social trends. Three hours lecture
  
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    MMT 2513 - Entrepreneurship

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: ACC 1213 and MMT 1323 ) Overview of activities that are involved in planning, establishing and managing a small business enterprise. Topics to be covered will include planning, location, advertising, analysis, financing and the development of a complete business plan. Three hours lecture
  
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    MMT 2913 - Internship in Business and Marketing Management Technology

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor) Direct application of concepts and theory of marketing management technology. Students will work in a marketing related environment. Nine hours externship

Business and Office Cluster

  
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    BOA 2533 - Word Processing

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: BOT 1133 - Microcomputer Applications , CSC 1123 - Computer Applications I , or by consent of the instructor.) The course focuses on the production of documents using word processing functions. Production with accuracy is stressed and practice is given through a variety of documents for skill building.
  
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    BOA 2613 - Business Communication

    3 Semester Hours
    This course develops communication skills with emphasis on principles of writing business correspondence and reports and analyzing and summarizing information in a logically written presentation. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1013 - Introduction to Keyboarding

    3 Semester Hours
    This course provides an introduction to basic word processing commands and essential skill development using the touch system on the alphabetic keyboard. Course emphasis will be on speed and accuracy when keying documents and timed writings. Upon completion of this class, the student must key 35 GWAM on a 5 minute timed writing, with a maximum of one error per minute which is a state requirement in order to advance to BOT 1113 - Document Formatting and Production  
  
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    BOT 1111 - Business Technology Seminar I

    1 Semester Hour Semester Hours
    This course is designed for students to participate in activities of various professional organizations such as PBL and other student activities.  Leadership skills, an understanding of group dynamics, education enrichment, stimulation of enthusiasm and interest, community service are outcomes of this course.
  
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    BOT 1123 - Keyboarding Skillbuilding

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: BOT 1113 - Document Formatting and Production ) This course further develops keyboard techniques emphasizing speed and accuracy Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 1213 - Professional Development

    3 Semester Hours
    This course emphasizes an awareness of interpersonal skills essential for job success Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1221 - Business Technology Seminar II

    1 Semester Hour Semester Hours
    This course is designed to assist students in achieving industry-recognized credentials such as Microsoft Office Certification and required OPAC certifications.  The objective of this course is to increase student employablility.
  
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    BOT 1233 - Microsoft Word I

    3 Semester Hours
    This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft Word functions. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1243 - Microsoft Word II

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is a continuation of Microsoft Word I and focuses on production of documents using Microsoft Word. Production with accuracy is stressed. And practice is given through a variety of documents for skillbuilding. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to develop competency in mathematics for business use, with emphasis on the touch method Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1363 - Information Management and Design

    3 Semester Hours
    This course introduces students to the word processing cycle and how word processing is used int the work place. This course is for anyone who needs to prepare their own business documents. Students use the Microsoft Word application to create and edit business documents, enhance page layout, create tables, create reports, create columns, and create form letters and merge with a mailing list. Other topics covered include: Styles, templates, mailing labels, drawing objects, graphics, and WordArt. After this course, the student would be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Certified Application Specialist Exam for Word or the OPAC Microsoft Word Basic and OPAC Microsoft Word Intermediate. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1413 - Records Management

    3 Semester Hours
    This course focuses on the systems approach to managing recorded information in any form. Emphasis is placed on the three categories into which records generally fall, and the treatment of these categories in proper management, storage, and retrieval. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1453 - Introduction to Business Management

    3 Semester Hours Semester Hours


    Study of the basic principles and managerial functions of organizations management with special emphasis on planning, organizing, coordinating, commanding, and controlling. The importance of managing competitively and intelligently within a diverse environment is stressed. Situational cases are completed to reinforce decision-making in each of the function areas. The course will also consist of a series of ‘mini’ presentations related to each of the topics, delivered by different types of business managers and guest speakers

      3 lecture hours

  
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    BOT 1473 - Introduction to Marketing

    3 Semester Hours Semester Hours


    This course surveys American and international marketing systems in the development, pricing, distribution, and promotion of products and services. Concepts, practices, and policies of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers are included. Current trends and developments in marketing practices are analyzed and strategic marketing ideas are implemented in group and individual cases

      3 lecture hours

  
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    BOT 1493 - Social Media Management

    3 Semester Hours
    This course teaches students how to develop and maintain a social media presence in a personal and professional capacity. Students will engage in community and internet based projects with special emphasis on blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo sharing sites, instant messaging, video sharing sites, podcasts, widgits, virtual worlds, and more. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1513 - Machine Transcription

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: BOT 1143 - Word Processing ) This course is designed to teach transcription of a wide variety of business communications from machine dictation. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 1613 - Medical Office Terminology I

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is a study of medical language relating to the various body systems including diseases, physical conditions, procedures, clinical specialties, and abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on correct spelling and pronunciation. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 1623 - Medical Office Terminology II

    3 Semester Hours
    This course presents medical terminology pertaining to human anatomy in the context of body systems. Emphasis is directed toward medical terminology as it relates to the medical office. Lecture/ lab
  
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    BOT 1713 - Mechanics of Communication

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to develop the basic English competencies necessary for success in the business world. A study of the parts of speech, sentence structure, sentence types, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling is emphasized. Three hours lecture.
  
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    BOT 1763 - Communication Essentials

    3 Semester Hours
    This course focuses on the basic English compentencies and communication skills necessary to be successful and effective in the workplace in addition to effectively contributing to a team while working with a diverse population. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1823 - Microsoft Excel I

    3 Semester Hours
    This course focuses on application Microsoft Excel as an aid to management decision making Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 1853 - Microsoft Excel II

    3 Semester Hours


    This course is a continuation of Microsoft® Excel® I and focuses on advanced functions and applications of the software

    . 3 hours lecture

  
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    BOT 2133 - Desktop Publishing

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Word Processing BOT 1143  or consent of instructor) This course will present graphic design techniques, principles of page layout and design, and electronic publishing terminology and applications to create a variety of documents such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, and business cards using advanced features of processing software. Lecture /lab
  
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    BOT 2183 - Career Readiness

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to prepare students for employment by teaching the importance of interviewing skills, employer expectations, employability skills, work ethics, and job retention skills. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 2233 - Human Resource Management

    3 Semester Hours
    This course provides a general overview of the concepts and applications of the many parts of human resources (HR). Students will learn how the interdependence of the major topics in HR are created and implemented through the use of real world HR issues, community projects, and case studies. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 2333 - Microsoft Access

    3 Semester Hours
    This course applied database concepts for designing and manipulating date files and formatting output as complex documents and reports using Microsoft Access. Three hours lecture.
  
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    BOT 2423 - Income Tax Accounting

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Accounting Principles I ACC 1213) This course introduces tax accounting including federal income tax laws and report preparation Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2433 - QuickBooks

    3 Semester Hours
    This course applies basic accounting principles using Quickbooks. Three hours lecture.
  
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    BOT 2463 - Payroll Accounting

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Accounting Principles I ACC 1213) This course provides an in-depth study of payroll accounting Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2523 - Medical Machine Transcription I

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: Document Formatting and Production BOT 1113 , Medical Office Terminology I BOT 1613 , and Medical Office Terminology II BOT 1623 ) This course is designed to teach transcription of various medical documents Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2533 - Medical Machine Transcription II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Medical Machine Transcription I BOT 2523 ) This course is designed to continue teaching transcription of various medical documents including dictation given by doctors with foreign accents and additional medical specialties Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2613 - Entrepreneurial Problem Solving

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to develop business students into entrepreneurs capable of operating their own companies and to reduce the high failure rate of starting, conducting, and expanding a business. Students will gain experience in problem solving through visits to businesses, analyses of case studies, and projects and surveys of current business practices. 3
  
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    BOT 2623 - Principles of Business Finance

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to provide a study of how financial data are gathered, analyzed, and used by management in planning and controlling business activities. Three hours lecture.
  
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    BOT 2643 - CPT Coding

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Medical Office Terminology I BOT 1613 , Medical Office Terminology II BOT 1623 , or consent of instructor.) This course is an introduction to the field of procedural coding and requirements for insurance reimbursement. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2653 - ICD Coding

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: Medical Office Terminology I BOT 1613 , Medical Office Terminology II BOT 1623 , or consent of instructor) This course is an introduction to the field of diagnostic coding. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2663 - Advanced Coding

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: CPT Coding BOT 2643  and ICD Coding BOT 2653 ) This course includes advanced analysis of diagnostic and procedural coding systems. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2673 - Medical Insurance Billing

    3 Semester Hours
    Prerequisites: CPT Coding BOT 2643 / BC T 2123 and ICD Coding BOT 2653 /BOT 2133 ) This course is a culmination of skills and knowledge of appropriate procedures for generating, processing, and submitting health insurance claims to private and governmental health insurance programs. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2743 - Medical Office Concepts

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: Document Formatting and Production BOT 1113  and Records Management BOT 1413 ) This course will provide coverage and integration of medical office skills and issues. Problem solving will be emphasized. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2753 - Medical Information Management

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Medical Office Concepts BOT 2743 ) This course will continue coverage of medical office issues with emphasis on health insurance filing. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2763 - Electronic Health Records

    3 Semester Hours
    This course covers electronic health records in the health care environment as they pertain to various health care settings. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 2813 - Business Communication

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: Mechanics of Communications BOT 1713  and Document Formatting and Production BOT 1113  OR consent of instructor) This course develops communication skills with emphasis on principles of writing business correspondence and preparing presentations using electronic media. Three hours lecture
  
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    BOT 2823 - Communication Technology

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Word Processing BOT 1143  or by consent of instructor) This course will present an overview of the resources available for communications using current technology Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2833 - Integrated Computer Applications

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Word Processing BOT 1143 , Business Communication BOT 2813 , Database Management BOT 2823 , and Electronic Spreadsheet BOT 1823 , or by consent of instructor) This course integrates activities using applications software including word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics, and multimedia. Lecture/lab
  
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    BOT 2913 - Supervised Work Experience

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: Successful completion of at least 30 semester hours in the program and consent of the instructor) This course provides related on-the-job training in an of fice environment. This training must include at least 135 clock hours. Nine hours externship.

Career Technical Education

  
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    CTE 1143 - Fundamentals of Electrical Construction Manufacturing

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental skills associated with all electrical courses. Safety, basic tools, special tools, equipment, and an introduction to simple AC and DC circuits will be included. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs lab)

Chemistry

  
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    CHE 1211 - General Chemistry I, Laboratory

    1 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1213  required) A laboratory course containing experiments and exercises which reinforce the principles introduced in General Chemistry I CHE 1213 . Three hours lab
  
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    CHE 1213 - General Chemistry I

    3 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1211  required Must be eligible for MAT 1313  OR “C” or higher in Principles of Chemistry (CHE 1313 ). A lecture course that covers atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature and chemical formulas, chemical reactions, mole concept and stoichiometry, bonding and gases.
  
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    CHE 1221 - General Chemistry II, Laboratory

    1 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1223  required) A laboratory course containing experiments and exercises which reinforce the principles introduced in General Chemistry II CHE 1223 , Lecture. Three hours laboratory
  
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    CHE 1223 - General Chemistry II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1221  required) (Prerequisites: CHE 1211  and CHE 1213 ) A lecture course that covers solutions, kinetics, equilibria, thermodynamics, acid-base chemistry, and electrochemistry.
  
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    CHE 1311 - Principles of Chemistry I, Laboratory

    1 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1313  required) A laboratory course containing experiments and exercises which reinforce the principles introduced in CHE 1313  Principles of Chemistry I, Lecture Two hours laboratory.
  
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    CHE 1313 - Principles of Chemistry

    3 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1311  required) A lecture course that emphasizes basic terminology, measurement, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, energy and states of matter.
  
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    CHE 1411 - Organic and Biochemistry Survey, Laboratory

    1 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1413  required) A laboratory course containing experiments and exercises which reinforce the principles introduced in CHE 1413  Organic and Biochemistry Survey, Lecture. Two hours laboratory
  
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    CHE 1413 - Organic and Biochemistry Survey

    3 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1411  required) A lecture course that covers the fundamentals of organic chemistry. The last portion of the course emphasizes organic compounds and reactions involved in biological processes.
  
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    CHE 2421 - Organic Chemistry I, Laboratory

    1 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 2423  required) A laboratory course that acquaints students with important manipulations and procedures, and the preparation and study of organic compounds being introduced in CHE 2423  Organic Chemistry I, Lecture. Three hours laboratory.
  
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    CHE 2423 - Organic Chemistry I, Lecture

    3 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 2421  required. (Prerequisites: CHE 1221  and CHE 1223 ) A lecture course that cover carbon chemistry, bonding structure and behavior, aliphatic compounds, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms.
  
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    CHE 2431 - Organic Chemistry II, Laboratory

    1 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 2423   (Prerequisites: CHE 2421  and CHE 2423 ) A laboratory course that acquaints students with important manipulations and procedures, as well as the preparation and study of aromatic and complex organic compounds being introduced in CHE 2433  Organic Chemistry II, Lecture. Three hours laboratory.
  
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    CHE 2433 - Organic Chemistry II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Concurrent enrollment in CHE 2431  required. (Prerequisites: CHE 2421  and CHE 2423 ) A lecture course that covers spectroscopy, aromatic compounds, carbonyl compounds and other complex compounds, with emphasis on reactions, reaction mechanisms, and nomenclature.

Civil Engineering Technology

  
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    CIT 1113 - Route Surveying

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: DDT 1413 ) This course teaches highway route design and factors in route location. The calculation and layout of simple horizontal and vertical curves, grades, and related earthwork are covered. Modern surveying, measuring, and mapping instruments, including electronic total stations with data collectors, are used. Photogrammetry principles and applications are studied in a practical setting. Two hours lecture and three hours lab
  
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    CIT 1213 - Civil Construction Methods

    3 Semester Hours
    A study of equipment, construction methods, and materials used in the construction of roadways and drainage structures.
  
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    CIT 1223 - Road Construction Plans and Specifications

    3 Semester Hours
    A course to provide students with an introduction to the plans and specifications for the construction of streets and highways. Includes instruction in the interpretation of plans and specifications, the bidding process, and calculation of material and labor costs.
  
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    CIT 1413 - Elementary Surveying

    3 Semester Hours
    Basic course dealing with principles of geometry, theory and use of surveying instruments, mathematical calculations, and the control and reduction of errors. 3 Semester Hours
  
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    CIT 2113 - Legal Principles of Surveying

    3 Semester Hours
    A study of legal aspects of boundary controls for the survey and resurvey of real property. To be taken in conjunction with CIT 2434 .
  
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    CIT 2434 - Land Surveying

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: DDT 1413  and DDT 1323 ) This course teaches aspects of boundary controls, principles for land surveying, methods of land boundary location, and land description in accordance with original surveys and resurveys. Two hours lecture and four hours lab.
  
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    CIT 2444 - GPS Surveying

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: DDT 1413 , CIT 1114, CIT 2434 , and DDT 1323 ) This course teaches principles of surveying utilizing artificial earth orbit satellites and digitizing the information obtained to establish a useful database. Two hours lecture and four hours lab
  
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    CIT 2453 - Geographical Information Systems

    3 Semester Hours
    This course includes the use of computer mapping and databases in multiple applications. Included is information of imagery and data into a graphical-oriented database system. Also included are the fundamentals of geographical information systems techniques, approaches, and applications. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 4 hrs lab)
  
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    CIT 2913 - Special Project

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: DDT 1323  and a minimum of 12 Civil Technology related courses) A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Civil Technology courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student’s learning experience. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory.

Collision Repair Technology

  
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    ABT 1146 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I

    6 Semester Hours
    A course to provide skills and practice in welding and cutting procedures that are used in the collision repair industry. This course also covers the complete inspection and non-structural analysis of damaged vehicles. It is designed to enable the student to determine the conditions and severity of the damage, the repair or replacement of parts, the estimated repair time, and correct use of reference manuals. (3 sch: 3 hrs lecture, 6 hrs lab)
  
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    ABT 1153 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is a continuation of Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I. This course provides instruction and practice in the removal and reinstallation of glass. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs lab)
  
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    ABT 1213 - Automotive Body Welding and Cutting

    3 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide specialized skills and practice in automotive body welding and cutting. Includes instruction in the use of the Gas Metal Arc Welding ( GMAW ) equipment and plasma arc cutter ( PAC ) in repairing the high strength steels used in unibody construction.
  
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    ABT 1223 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I

    3 Semester Hours
    A course in the procedures and practices for metal finishing and body filling. This course also covers the complete inspection and non-structural analysis of damaged vehicles. It is designed to enable the student to determine the conditions and severity of the damage, the repair or replacement of parts, the estimated repair time, and correct use of reference materials. (3 sch: 1 hrs lecture, 4 hrs lab)
  
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    ABT 1236 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II

    6 Semester Hours
    This course provides instruction for preparation principles and practices. (6 sch: 3 hr lecture, 6 hrs lab)
  
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    ABT 1313 - Refinishing I

    3 Semester Hours
    A course to provide skills and practices in vehicle preparation, cleaning, sanding, metal treatment, and masking. Included is determining imperfections in paint jobs.
  
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    ABT 1323 - Refinishing II

    3 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Refinishing I. Included are types of refinish materials and their specific application procedures. Included are ways to prevent painting problems, solving problems that occur, basic blending for color matching, and base coat/clear coat applications.
  
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    ABT 1443 - Mechanical and Electrical Components I

    3 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide theory and practice in the areas of restraint systems, cooling systems, and air conditioning/heating systems. A n introduction to small business management techniques as applied to the collision repair shop. Includes computerized information and record systems. Also included are financial responsibilities, shop layout, inventory, and employee-employer relations. (3 sch: 3 hrs lecture)
  
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    ABT 1453 - Mechanical and Electrical Components II

    3 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide theory and practice in the areas of brakes and electrical. (3 sch: 3 hrs lecture)
  
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    ABT 2163 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is a continuation of Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II. This course provides instruction and practice in unibody inspection, measurement, and repair. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs lab)
  
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    ABT 2243 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is a continuation of Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II. This course provides instruction for outer body panel, replacement, and adjustment principles and practices. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs lab)
  
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    ABT 2336 - Refinishing III

    6 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Refinishing II with emphasis on advanced techniques; including pinstriping, decals, lettering, color sanding, buffing, polishing, and detailing. (6 sch: 2 hours lecture, 8 hours lab)
 

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