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

—Course Descriptions


 

Music - Ensembles (Chorus)

  
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    MUO 1241 - Small Singing Groups I

    1 Semester Hours
    A course for select singers focused on performing from one or more years of music.
  
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    MUO 1251 - Small Singing Groups II

    1 Semester Hours
    A course for select singers focused on performing from one or more years of music.
  
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    MUO 2211 - Choir III

    1 Semester Hours
  
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    MUO 2221 - Choir IV

    1 Semester Hours
  
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    MUO 2241 - Small Singing Groups III

    1 Semester Hours
    A course for select singers focused on performing from one or more years of music.
  
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    MUO 2251 - Small Singing Groups IV

    1 Semester Hours
    A course for select singers focused on performing from one or more years of music.

Music - Ensembles (Small Band Groups)

  
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    MUO 1141 - Small Band Groups I

    1 Semester Hours
    Brass, woodwind and percussion ensembles. Study and performance of music literature written for small brass, woodwind and percussion groups throughout the history of music. Also includes color guard, pom squad, and dance ensembles as well as band managers.
  
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    MUO 1151 - Small Band Groups II

    1 Semester Hours
  
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    MUO 2141 - Small Band Groups III

    1 Semester Hours
  
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    MUO 2151 - Small Band Groups IV

    1 Semester Hours

Music - Ensembles (Stage Band)

  
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    MUO 1171 - Stage Band I

    1 Semester Hours
    A course designed to give students the opportunity to perform jazz and a variety of music styles in a “big band” setting or similar instrumentation.  Instructor permission required.
  
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    MUO 1181 - Stage Band II

    1 Semester Hours
    A course designed to give students the opportunity to perform jazz and a variety of music styles in a “big band” setting or similar instrumentation.  Instructor permission required.
  
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    MUO 2171 - Stage Band III

    1 Semester Hours
    A course designed to give students the opportunity to perform jazz and a variety of music styles in a “big band” setting or similar instrumentation. Instructor permission required.
  
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    MUO 2181 - Stage Band IV

    1 Semester Hours
    A course designed to give students the opportunity to perform jazz and a variety of music styles in a “big band” setting or similar instrumentation. Instructor permission required.

Nursing

  
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    NUR 1001 - Nursing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Skills

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) The course presents the American Heart Association Basic Life Support curriculum for the Health Care Provider. Skills included are: one and two man CPR for infants, children, and adults; relief of choking techniques for infants, children and adults; airway placement; and use of the automatic defibrillator. Satisfactory completion of the exam and the skill check-offs will result in certification and issuance of an A H A card valid for two years. This type and level of CPR certification is required by all clinical affiliates. Additional assignments are included. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1011 - Nursing Membership Organization

    1 Semester Hours
    (Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association - NEMCC Chapter Elective) This course is designed to enhance the “member within the discipline of Nursing” role which is an ADN program competency. This course provides students who are enrolled in NUR 1118 , 1229 , 2339 , or 2449  the opportunity of organizational participation. The Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) - NEMCC Chapter is a chartered and approved student organization of NEMCC. It is a student affiliate of the Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (MOADN) which is a state chapter of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (NOADN). NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1021 - Nursing Membership Organization

    1 Semester Hours
    (Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association - NEMCC Chapter Elective) This course is designed to enhance the “member within the discipline of Nursing” role which is an ADN program competency. This course provides students who are enrolled in NUR 1118 , 1229 , 2339 , or 2449  the opportunity of organizational participation. The Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) - NEMCC Chapter is a chartered and approved student organization of NEMCC. It is a student affiliate of the Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (MOADN) which is a state chapter of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (NOADN). NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1101 - Nursing Process Transition

    1 Semester Hours
    (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , NUR 2339 , or NUR 2449 ) Required of students who enter program with advanced placement. Orients student to the nursing process as taught in the program; prepares student to use the learning materials to meet program objectives. Validation of nursing knowledge and skills included. Self-study activities, skills laboratory performance, counseling and self-evaluation included. Study program arranged with Assistant Academic Head. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1111 - Strategies for Success in Nursing

    1 Semester Hours
    (Required) This course fosters the student ‘s identification of personal strengths, challenges, and goals by review of topics including: career choice, study habits, note taking, learning styles, professional communication, time management, test taking techniques, clinical behaviors, documentation and informatics competency, preparation for clinical responsibilities, self-evaluation, evidenced based nursing practice, and learning resources. May be completed any semester of the curriculum. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1118 - Nursing Fundamentals

    8 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: BIO 2514  and BIO 2524 ) The nursing process is introduced with emphasis on assessment of adults. Basic human needs and developmental tasks are viewed from the theoretical frame-works of Maslow and Erikson as they relate to the adult client experiencing stress due to normal variations and/or threats to human needs. Concepts of caring and interpersonal relationships are integrated throughout course content. The interpersonal component focuses on the geriatric client through the life review process. Nursing skills are taught, demonstrated, and evaluated. (Five hours lecture and nine hours laboratory/clinical per week.) NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1121 - Nursing Mathematics

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , NUR 2339 , or NUR 2449 ). A self-paced course which utilizes review of basic mathematical concepts to refresh computational skills. Systems of measurement and conversion factors utilized in scientific problem solving are introduced. The Dimensional Analysis Method of problem solving for dosage and solution calculations is explained. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1131 - Nursing Heritage

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , NUR 2339 , or NUR 2449 ). A brief history of the Northeast Mississippi Community College Associate Degree Program is presented. Students conduct library research to gather knowledge regarding the development of nursing across time and to identify important historical figures in nursing and their contributions to the profession. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1141 - Nursing Case Studies

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , NUR 2339 , or NUR 2449 ) In-depth analysis of selected case studies will be fostered using critical analysis of client case studies selected in area of student interest to enhance critical thinking and the evaluation of the nursing process. Review of current literature on each topic is required. Self-paced, instructor guided course. CREDIT: 1 or 2 semester credit hours.) NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1142 - Nursing Case Studies

    2 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , NUR 2339 , or NUR 2449 ) In-depth analysis of selected case studies will be fostered using critical analysis of client case studies selected in area of student interest to enhance critical thinking and the evaluation of the nursing process. Review of current literature on each topic is required. Self-paced, instructor guided course. CREDIT: 1 or 2 semester credit hours.) NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1151 - Nursing Clinical Reasoning

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , 1229 , 2339 , or 2449 ) This course provides opportunities for nursing students to enhance their clinical reasoning and clinical judgment skills by working through and discussing clinical scenarios. The nursing process will be used as a critical thinking tool that will guide the student in developing habits that promote safer, more effective clinical reasoning. Self-paced, instructor guided course. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1161 - Nursing Pharmacology I

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Prerequisite: Admission to ADN program; Co-requisite: NUR 1118 ) This overview of pharmacology focuses on the nurse’s responsibility in drug administration. Drug categories are utilized to identify uses, major side-effects, interactions and essential nursing knowledge. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1171 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , NUR 2339 , or 2449 ). This course will introduce the nursing student to basic research concepts. Emphasis will be placed on critique of published nursing research and discussion of the impact of the research findings to clinical nursing practice. Self-paced, instructor guided course. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1229 - Nursing Care of the Family

    9 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: NUR 1118 , Prerequisite or Co-requisite EPY 2533 .) The nursing process continues with emphasis on analysis and planning of care for the family in hospital and community settings. The interpersonal component focuses on the family. Planned assessment and teaching interventions are directed toward family members. Six hours lecture and nine hours of clinical/laboratory per week. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1233 - Nursing Preceptorship

    3 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Prerequisites: Successful completion of NUR 1118  and 1229 ). This elective course is designed to provide application of learned Nursing skills within a structured environment in both the Clinical Simulation Learning Center and clinical facilities under the direct supervision of a registered nurse preceptor. Development of skills in the areas of provision of care, management of care, assessment, clinical decision making, communication, organization and personal accountability will be the focus of this elective course. Offered during both Summer I and Summer II, the student must complete 90 hours of clinical which includes both Clinical Simulation and Preceptor experiences. The student will also be required to attend 15 hours of classroom activities. One hour of lecture and 2 hours of clinical/laboratory. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1261 - Nursing Pharmacology II

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 1229 ). This overview of pharmacology focuses on the nurse’s responsibility for drug administration as relative to nursing care of childbearing women and children. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 1333 - Nursing Externship

    3 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Prerequisites: Successful completion of NUR 1118  and NUR 1229  and selection for the Summer Nurse Intern Program by a participating clinical agency). This elective course is designed to provide the rising second year nursing student with a structured opportunity to strengthen clinical skills in practice under direct supervision within the hospital setting. The course is offered by the NEMCC Associate Degree Nursing Program under the guidelines and auspices of the Mississippi Hospital Association of Nurse Executives and the Mississippi Council of Deans and Directors of Schools of Nursing. The student nurse will work in concert with designated clinical preceptors to accomplish course objectives. Development of skills in areas care provision and care management as well as in the areas of assessment, critical-thinking, communication, organization, and personal accountability will be focal points of this course. Offered during the summer sessions, the student must work 320 hours at the affiliated agency and meet other course requirements in order to successfully complete the course. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2011 - Nursing Membership Organization

    1 Semester Hours
    (Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association - NEMCC Chapter Elective) This course is designed to enhance the “member within the discipline of Nursing” role which is an ADN program competency. This course provides students who are enrolled in NUR 1118 , 1229 , 2339 , or 2449  the opportunity of organizational participation. The Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) - NEMCC Chapter is a chartered and approved student organization of NEMCC. It is a student affiliate of the Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (MOADN) which is a state chapter of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (NOADN). NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2021 - Nursing Membership Organization

    1 Semester Hours
    (Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association - NEMCC Chapter Elective) This course is designed to enhance the “member within the discipline of Nursing” role which is an ADN program competency. This course provides students who are enrolled in NUR 1118 , 1229 , 2339 , or 2449  the opportunity of organizational participation. The Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA) - NEMCC Chapter is a chartered and approved student organization of NEMCC. It is a student affiliate of the Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (MOADN) which is a state chapter of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (NOADN). NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2333 - Nursing Trends and Issues

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: All first year courses. Co- requisite NUR 2339 ). This course explores the development of self as a member of the nursing profession. Management aspects are addressed along with discussion of historical influences and trends in health care. The Nurse Practice Act is explored as the ethical and legal framework for the practice of nursing. Three hours of lecture per week. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2339 - Nursing Care of the Adult I

    9 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , and BIO 2924 . Co-requisites: NUR 2333 ). The nursing process continues with emphasis on the implementation of care for adult clients experiencing deprivations and/or threats to human needs. Concepts are expanded through lecture, laboratory, and clinical experiences. The implementation of care for adult clients with psychosocial deprivations is included. Five (5) hours of lecture, twelve (12) hours of clinical/lab per week. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2361 - Nursing Pharmacology III

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR NUR 2339 ). This overview of pharmacology focuses on the nurse’s responsibility in drug administration as relative to nursing care of clients with respiratory, cardiac, or endocrine health issues. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2443 - Nursing Readiness Evaluation and Computer Application

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , and NUR 2339 ) This course is designed to help the fourth semester nursing student prepare for the state board nursing exam using computer based exams. Diagnostic testing is used to evaluate critical thinking skills, identify weaknesses in nursing knowledge and help the student develop a plan to strengthen those areas of weakness. In addition, employment opportunities are explored. Research in nursing is also examined. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2449 - Nursing Care of the Adult II

    9 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: NUR 1118 , NUR 1229 , and NUR 2339 . Prerequisite or Co-requisite: NUR 2333 ). The nursing process continues with emphasis on the evaluation of care for the adult client experiencing deprivations and/or threats to human needs. Emphasis is placed on decision-making skills and critical thinking. Care for clients with psychosocial deprivations is included. (Five hours lecture and twelve hours clinical/laboratory per week.) NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.
  
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    NUR 2461 - Nursing Pharmacology IV

    1 Semester Hours
    (Elective) (Co-requisite: Enrollment in NUR 2449 ). This overview of pharmacology focuses on the nurse’s responsibility in drug administration as relative to nursing care of clients with orthopedic, immune, or cancer related health issues. NOTE: Admission to the A.D.N. Program is required for enrollment in any NUR Course listed in this section.

Paralegal Technology

  
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    LET 1123 - Introduction to Law

    3 Semester Hours
    Course designed to provide a general perspective of the legal system with concentration being placed on the structure and operation of the court system. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 1213 - Legal Research

    3 Semester Hours
    Introduction to the sources and methods of Legal Research. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 1513 - Family Law

    3 Semester Hours
    Course designed to familiarize the student with the basic areas of family law; includes divorce, annulment, child custody, and child support. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 1523 - Wills and Estates

    3 Semester Hours
    Introduction to the basic concepts of inheritance and estates, probate procedure and preparation of documents. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 1713 - Legal Writing

    3 Semester Hours
    Introduction to the organization and writing of legal documents using the sources of legal research and other legal documents. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2313 - Civil Litigation I

    3 Semester Hours
    The study and drafting of forms and pleadings used in the civil litigation process, rules of court, and interviewing clients and witnesses. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2323 - Torts

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of civil wrongs as distinguished from breach of contract. Concentrates on types of torts, elements, and damages. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2333 - Civil Litigation II

    3 Semester Hours
    The continuing study of the litigation process from discovery through appeal. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2453 - Real Property I

    3 Semester Hours
    Study of real estate laws to include rights incidental to property ownership, trust deeds, and foreclosures. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2463 - Real Property II

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: LET 2453 ) Emphasis on title checking, loan closings, and preparation of real estate documents such as deeds, trust deeds, etc. Course designed to provide practical experience in the checking of titles in court houses. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2523 - Bankruptcy Law

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is an introduction to federal bankruptcy law. Emphasis is placed on federal bankruptcy statutes, chapters, and forms. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2633 - Law Office Management

    3 Semester Hours
    This course provides practical application of daily legal office skills needed in the legal field, professional enrichment presentations, history of the profession, professional ethics through fact analysis, and an overview of law office management. Three hours lecture.
  
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    LET 2923 - Internship for Paralegal

    3 Semester Hours
    Practical experience in law office, bank, government office, or court house. Minimum of 135 clock hours.

Philosophy

  
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    PHI 1113 - Old Testament Survey

    3 Semester Hours
    The student will survey the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) with regard to its worth as a literary work, along with significant dates, themes, concepts and contributions of its characters to that history and literature.
  
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    PHI 1133 - New Testament Survey

    3 Semester Hours
    A study of the New Testament covering the life of Jesus of Nazareth and the establishment of the early church as presented in Gospels, Acts, and other New Testament books.
  
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    PHI 2113 - Introduction to Philosophy

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the major themes and history of the discipline of Philosophy with an emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills.

Physics

  
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    PHY 1114 - Introduction to Astronomy

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes surveys of the solar system, our galaxy, and the universe. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    PHY 1214 - Survey of Physics

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the concepts of mechanics, sound, light, fluids, and waves. Non-calculus based. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Lecture and laboratory.
  
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    PHY 2244 - Physical Science I

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes studies of measurements and units, electricity, mechanics, heat, sound, light, and astronomy. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    PHY 2254 - Physical Science II

    4 Semester Hours
    A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes studies of chemistry, geology and meteorology. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    PHY 2414 - General Physics I

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: MAT 1313  and MAT 1323  or MAT 1613 ) A combined lecture and laboratory course covering mechanics, heat, waves, and sound. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. (This is a non-calculus based course primarily for pre-professional majors.)
  
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    PHY 2424 - General Physics II

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: PHY 2414 ). A combined lecture and laboratory course covering electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. This is a non-calculus based course primarily for pre-professional majors. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    PHY 2514 - General Physics I-A

    4 Semester Hours
    (Pre-/Co-requisites: MAT 1623 ) A combined lecture and laboratory course covering mechanics, heat, waves, and sound. This is a calculus-based course primarily for students of engineering, science, and mathematics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture, one hour drill, and two hours laboratory.
  
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    PHY 2524 - General Physics II-A

    4 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisites: PHY 2514 ). A combined lecture and laboratory course covering electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. This is a calculus-based course primarily for students of engineering, science, or mathematics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture, one hour drill, and two hours laboratory.

Political Science

  
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    PSC 1113 - American National Government

    3 Semester Hours
    Survey of the organizations, political aspects and basis of American government.
  
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    PSC 1123 - American State and Local Government

    3 Semester Hours
    The relationship among states, national, and local governments. The organization, function, and operation of the three branches with emphasis on the state and local government.
  
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    PSC 2113 - Comparative Government

    3 Semester Hours
    A survey of various governmental systems beyond the United States.

Practical Nursing Education

  
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    PNV 1444 - Nursing Fundamentals and Clinical

    14 Semester Hours
    This course provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to care for the individual in wellness and illness and is applicable across the life span. Study includes beginning use of the nursing process; causes and prevention of illness; patient, family, and community health care provisions; and resource agencies available. The course also includes personal health care, medical terms, preparation to assist the patient in meeting basic living needs, and provides demonstration of the supervised practice of the fundamental skills related to practical nursing. Successful completion of PNV 1444 requires a minimal competency of 80% in theory and a concurrent 80% competency in the clinical setting evaluation.
  
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    PNV 1524 - IV Therapy and Pharmacology

    4 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to prepare the practical nurse to perform the expanded role of IV therapy as outlined in the Mississippi Nursing Practice Law, Rules, and Regulations. The student, upon completion of the practical nursing program and successful passage of the licensure examination, is certified in the expanded role of IV Therapy in accordance with the Mississippi Nursing Practice Law and Administrative Code. Additionally, this course is designed to provide the student with appropriate basic theoretical and clinical information related to drugs, including: classifications, sources, dosages, drug calculations, regulatory requirements, and basic principles of drug administration. In addition, tuberculosis surveillance and testing certification will be provided in association with the American Lung Association of Mississippi and the Mississippi Department of Health. This course meets the requirements of the Mississippi Board of Nursing for IV certification.
  
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    PNV 1682 - Adult Health Nursing Concepts and Clinical

    12 Semester Hours
    This course provides the student with the basic nursing theory and skills to provide safe and effective care for a client experiencing acute, chronic, or life -threatening physical health conditions in selected body systems. Pharmacological and nutritional therapy for various disorders is included. In addition, this course includes clinical experiences for application of nursing theory and skills for safe, effective care of the adult client experiencing acute, chronic, or life -threatening physical conditions in all body systems. Successful completion of PNV 1682 requires a minimal competency of 80% in theory and a concur rent 80% competency in the clinical set ting evaluation.
  
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    PNV 1728 - Specialty Areas in Nursing

    8 Semester Hours
    This course provides the student with basic knowledge and skills to promote and/or provide safe and effective care for clients and families during antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods as well as infancy through adolescence. It also provides the basic knowledge and skills to assist in the promotion of the emotional, mental, and social well-being of the client and family experiencing a mental health alteration. Successful completion of PNV 1728 requires a minimal competency of 80% in theory and a concurrent 80% competency in the clinical setting evaluation.
  
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    PNV 1914 - Nursing Transition

    4 Semester Hours
    This course discusses the legal aspects of nursing, employment opportunities, responsibilities, and preparation of the student for role transition. In addition this course further develops decision making skills, promotes an interest in continued professional development, and aides in preparing the student to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN). Students must demonstrate the role of an entry level LPN in the clinical setting in addition to classroom assignments.

Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology

  
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    MST 1114 - Power Machinery I

    4 Semester Hours
    A course in the operation of power machinery. Includes instruction and practice in the operation of lathes, drill presses, and vertical mills. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory
  
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    MST 1124 - Power Machinery II

    4 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Power Machinery I with emphasis on more advanced applications of lathes, mills, shapers, and precision grinders. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory.
  
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    MST 1313 - Machine Tool Mathematics

    3 Semester Hours
    An applied mathematics course designed for machinists. Includes instruction and practice in algebraic and trigonometric operations essential for successful machining.
  
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    MST 1413 - Blueprint Reading

    3 Semester Hours
    Plans and specifications interpretation designed for machinists. Includes instruction and practice in reading plans and applying specifications. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs lab).
  
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    MST 1423 - Advanced Blueprint Reading

    3 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Blueprint Reading with emphasis on advanced features of plans and specifications. Includes instruction on the identification of various projections, views, and assembly components. (3 sch: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hrs lab).
  
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    MST 1613 - Precision Layout

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the concepts and practice of layout for machining operations. Includes instruction and practice in the use of layout instruments. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    MST 2134 - Power Machinery III

    4 Semester Hours
    A continuation of the Power Machinery II course with emphasis on advanced applications of the engine lathe, milling, and grinding machine. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory.
  
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    MST 2144 - Power Machinery IV

    4 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Power Machinery III with emphasis on highly advanced operations on the radial arm drill, milling machine, engine lathe, and precision grinder. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory
  
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    MST 2714 - Computer Numerical Control Operations I

    4 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the application of computer numerical control (CNC) and computer assisted manufacturing (CAM) techniques and practices. Includes instruction and practice related to the use of the Cartesian coordinate system, programming codes and commands and tooling requirements for CNC/CAM machines. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory
  
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    MST 2724 - Computer Numerical Control Operations II

    4 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Computer Numerical Control Operations I. Includes instruction in writing and editing CNC programs, machine setup and operation, and use of CAM equipment to program and operate CNC machines. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory
  
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    MST 2734 - Fundamentals of CAD/CAM

    4 Semester Hours
    This course is designed to provide the students with the fundamental knowledge and skills of Computer Aided Design Manufacturing using varios CAD/CAM software packages as they relate to Machine Tool Technology.  3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab
  
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    MST 2813 - Metallurgy

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the concepts of metallurgy. Includes instruction and practice in metal identification, heat treatment, and hardness testing. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory.
  
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    MST 2911 - Special Problem

    1 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool and Die courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student ‘s learning experience 2 hours laboratory
  
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    MST 2912 - Special Problem

    2 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool and Die courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student ‘s learning experience 4 hours laboratory
  
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    MST 2913 - Special Problem

    3 Semester Hours
    A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool and Die courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student ‘s learning experience 6 hours laboratory
  
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    MST 2923 - Supervised Work Experience in Precision Manufacturing & Machining

    3 Semester Hours
    A course which is a cooperative program between industry and education designed to integrate the student’s technical studies with industrial experience. Variable credit is awarded on the basis of one semester hour per 45 industrial contact hours.
  
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    TDT 1124 - Die Repair

    4 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the repair and maintenance of industrial dies, including practice using industrial dies. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory.
  
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    TDT 1133 - Die Design I

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the design of industrial dies. Includes instruction and practice in calculations and processes of die design. Lecture with laboratory demonstration.
  
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    TDT 2183 - Jigs, Fixtures, and Tools

    3 Semester Hours
    A course to provide students with specialized skills associated with the design and fabrication of work holding devices including jigs, fixtures, and other tools. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory.
  
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    TDT 2233 - Computer Numerical Control Operations III

    3 Semester Hours
    A continuation of Computerized Numerical Control Operations II with special emphasis on die making operations. Includes instruction and practice in the use of the traveling wire electrical discharge machine. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory.

Psychology

  
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    PSY 1513 - General Psychology

    3 Semester Hours
    An introduction to the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. This includes history and theories of psychology, research methods, biological bases of behavior, the principles of learning, personality and abnormal behavior.
  
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    PSY 2113 - Laboratory in Psychology: Cognition & Behavior

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: General Psychology PSY 1513  and pre-/co-requisite: Statistics MAT 2323 ). Students will experience discussion and application of descriptive (survey, case study, archival, and observational), correlation and experimental research methods. Specifically, the purpose is to train students to understand and use research principles, ethics, issues, and methodology for conducting entry-level independent research projects by studying specific areas of human behavioral, perceptual, and cognitive functioning. The student will be introduced to research ethics and issues.
  
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    PSY 2223 - Perspectives on Child Maltreatment & Child Advocacy

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is the introductory course for child advocacy studies. This course covers the history, legal framework, responses to child maltreatment, and other pertinent issues pertaining to child maltreatment and child advocacy, and the future. The field of child maltreatment is fraught with controversy. Much of the class focuses on these controversies.
  
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    PSY 2323 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    3 Semester Hours
    This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics, including measures of central tendency and variability, correlation, t-tests and analysis of variance.
  
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    PSY 2513 - Child Psychology

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite: PSY 1513 ) A study of the various aspects of human growth and development during childhood. Topics include physical, psychosocial and cognitive development from conception into emerging adolescence.
  
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    PSY 2533 - Human Growth & Development

    3 Semester Hours
    A study of human growth and development from conception through late adulthood, including death and dying. Topics include physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development.
  
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    PSY 2553 - Psychology of Personal Adjustment

    3 Semester Hours
    (Prerequisite recommended: General Psychology PSY 1513 ) A course to aid in developing an understanding of personal adjustment with emphasis placed on personal issues through life, love and relationships, wellness, and career exploration.

Radiologic Technology

  
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    RGT 1114 - Clinical Education I

    4 Semester Hours
    This course includes clinical practice and instruction in a clinical affiliate. Areas included are patient care and management, radiation protection, operation of equipment, and radiologic procedures. Twelve hours clinical.
  
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    RGT 1124 - Clinical Education II

    4 Semester Hours
    This course is a continuation of Clinical Education I. This course involves clinical practice and instruction in a clinical affiliate. Areas included are patient care and management, radiation protection, operation of equipment, and radiologic procedures. Twelve hours clinical.
 

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