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Name Instructor Term
ACA-111-03E
College Student Success Email Monica Isbell 2019FA
ACA-111   College Student Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.

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ACA-111-04E
College Student Success Email Monica Isbell 2019FA
ACA-111   College Student Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.

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ACA-122-06E
College Transfer Success Email April Cooper 2019FA
ACA-122   College Transfer Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college policies and culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions.

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ACA-122-07E
College Transfer Success Email April Cooper 2019FA
ACA-122   College Transfer Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college policies and culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions.

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ACC-152-01E
Advanced Software Applications Email Cynthia Stevens 2019FA
ACC-152   Advanced Software Applications PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides continued exposure to commercial accounting software and the opportunity to refine accounting software skills. Emphasis is placed on advanced applications of software packages. Upon completion, students should be able to use commercial software to complete complex accounting tasks.

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ART-111-05E
Art Appreciation Email Laura Bailey 2019FA
ART-111   Art Appreciation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media.

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ART-111-06E
Art Appreciation Email Robin Arnitz 2019FA
ART-111   Art Appreciation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media.

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ART-111-07E
Art Appreciation Email Laura Bailey 2019FA
ART-111   Art Appreciation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media.

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ART-114-02E
Art History Survey I Email Robin Arnitz 2019FA
ART-114   Art History Survey I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

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ART-115-02E
Art History Survey II Email Robin Arnitz 2019FA
ART-115   Art History Survey II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

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AUT-212-01E
Auto Shop Management Email William Crabtree 2019FA
AUT-212   Auto Shop Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the principles of management essential to decision-making, communication, authority, and leadership. Topics include shop supervision, shop organization, customer relations, cost effectiveness and work place ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic automotive shop operation from a management standpoint.

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BIO-110-02E
Principles of Biology Email Melinda Holland 2019FA
BIO-110   Principles of Biology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-097 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050

This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life.

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BIO-110-03E
Principles of Biology Email Joseph Chimera 2019FA
BIO-110   Principles of Biology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-097 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050

This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life.

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BUS-110-04E
Introduction to Business Email Sherill Crofts 2019FA
BUS-110   Introduction to Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects.

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BUS-110-05E
Introduction to Business Email Christopher Swinton 2019FA
BUS-110   Introduction to Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects.

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BUS-115-03E
Business Law I Email Antonia Aguilera 2019FA
BUS-115   Business Law I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the student to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the court systems are examined. Upon completion the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them.

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BUS-115-04E
Business Law I Email Antonia Aguilera 2019FA
BUS-115   Business Law I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the student to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the court systems are examined. Upon completion the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them.

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BUS-137-03E
Principles of Management Email Otha Hawkins 2019FA
BUS-137   Principles of Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management.

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BUS-139-01E
Entrepreneurship I Email Christopher Swinton 2019FA
BUS-139   Entrepreneurship I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an introduction to the principles of entrepreneurship. Topics include self-analysis of entrepreneurship readiness, the role of entrepreneur in economic development, legal problems, organizational structure, sources of financing, budgeting, and cash flow. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and issues faced by entrepreneurs.

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BUS-153-01E
Human Resource Management Email Otha Hawkins 2019FA
BUS-153   Human Resource Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the functions of personnel/human resource management within an organization. Topics include equal opportunity and the legal environment, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employee development, compensation planning, and employee relations. Upon completion, students should be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns.

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CHM-131-01E
Introduction to Chemistry Email Bruce Wilson 2019FA
CHM-131   Introduction to Chemistry PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050 and RED-090 ENG-090 or DRE-096

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields.

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CIS-110-02E
Introduction to Computers Email Blain Jones 2019FA
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

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CIS-110-04E
Introduction to Computers Email Renard Spratling 2019FA
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

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CJC-131-41E
Criminal Law Email Teresa Holt 2019FA
CJC-131   Criminal Law PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take RED-080 or DRE-097

This course covers the history/evolution/principles and contemporary applications of criminal law. Topics include sources of substantive law, classification of crimes, parties to crime, elements of crimes, matters of criminal responsibility, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the sources of law and identify, interpret, and apply the appropriate statutes/elements.

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CJC-213-41E
Substance Abuse Email Teresa Holt 2019FA
CJC-213   Substance Abuse PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take RED-080 or DRE-097

This course is a study of substance abuse in our society. Topics include the history and classifications of drug abuse and the social, physical, and psychological impact of drug abuse. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various types of drugs, their effects on human behavior and society, and treatment modalities.

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CJC-225-01E
Crisis Intervention Email Teresa Holt 2019FA
CJC-225   Crisis Intervention PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take RED-080 or DRE-097

This course introduces critical incident intervention and management techniques as they apply to operational criminal justice practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the victim/offender situation as well as job-related high stress, dangerous, or problem-solving citizen contacts. Upon completion, students should be able to provide insightful analysis of emotional, violent, drug-induced, and other critical and/or stressful incidents that require field analysis and/or resolution.

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COM-231-05E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2019FA
COM-231   Public Speaking PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-070 or DRE-096

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support.

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COM-231-13E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2019FA
COM-231   Public Speaking PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-070 or DRE-096

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support.

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COM-231-16E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2019FA
COM-231   Public Speaking PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-070 or DRE-096

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support.

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CTI-120-02E
Network and Security Foundation Email Blain Jones 2019FA
CTI-120   Network and Security Foundation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces students to the Network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. Emphasis is placed on securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols.

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CTS-115-01E
Information Systems Business Concepts Email Debra McCusker 2019FA
CTS-115   Information Systems Business Concepts PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

The course introduces the role of IT in managing business processes and the need for business process and IT alignment. Emphasis is placed on industry need for understanding business challenges and developing/managing information systems to contribute to the decision making process based on these challenges. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the 'hybrid business manager' and the potential offered by new technology and systems.

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CTS-130-01E
Spreadsheet Email Valerie Whitley 2019FA
CTS-130   Spreadsheet PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces basic spreadsheet design and development. Topics include writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts.

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DRA-111-01E
Theatre Appreciation Email Tracy Notley 2019FA
DRA-111   Theatre Appreciation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-070 or DRE-097

This course provides a study of the art, craft, and business of the theatre. Emphasis is placed on the audience's appreciation of the work of the playwright, director, actor, designer, producer, and critic. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of theatre terms and to recognize the contributions of various theatre artists.

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ECO-251-04E
Principles of Microeconomics Email Stephen Olson 2019FA
ECO-251   Principles of Microeconomics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 and DRE 098

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives.

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EDU-119-03E
Introduction to Early Childhood Education Email Shanina Doe 2019FA
EDU-119   Introduction to Early Childhood Education PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the foundations of early childhood education, the diverse educational settings for young children, professionalism and planning intentional developmentally appropriate experiences for each child. Topics include theoretical foundations, national early learning standards, NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development, state regulations, program types, career options, professionalism, ethical conduct, quality inclusive environments, and curriculum responsive to the needs of each child/family. Upon completion, students should be able to design a career/professional development plan, appropriate environments, schedules, and activity plans.

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EDU-131-03E
Child, Family, and Community Email Shanina Doe 2019FA
EDU-131   Child, Family, and Community PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the development of partnerships between culturally, linguistically and ability diverse families, children, schools and communities through the use of evidence-based strategies. Emphasis is placed on developing skills and identifying benefits for establishing, supporting, and maintaining respectful, collaborative relationships between diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources reflective of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Upon completion, students should be able to identify appropriate relationship building strategies between diverse families, children, schools, and communities and demonstrate a variety of communication skills including appropriate use of technology to support every child.

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EDU-221-02E
Children With Exceptionalities Email Shanina Doe 2019FA
EDU-221   Children With Exceptionalities PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers atypical patterns of child development, inclusive/diverse settings, evidenced-based educational/family plans, differentiated instruction, adaptive materials, and assistive technology. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities and delays, early intervention/special education, transitions, observation, developmental screening, formative assessment of children, and collaborating with families and community partners. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, identify community resources, explain the importance of collaboration with families/professionals, and develop appropriate strategies/adaptations to support children in all environments with best practices as defined by laws, policies and the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

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EDU-261-41E
Early Childhood Administration I Email Kristina Ketcham 2019FA
EDU-261   Early Childhood Administration I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and practices essential to preparing and supporting child care administrators. Topics include program philosophy, policies and procedures, NC Child Care Law and Rules, business planning, personnel and fiscal management, and NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Supplement for Early Childhood Program Administration. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate a developmentally appropriate program philosophy, locate current state licensing regulations, analyze a business plan and examine comprehensive program policies and procedures. This course has corequisites: EDU-119 and DRE-098

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ENG-011-13E
Writing and Inquiry Support Email Alexandra Marano 2019FA
ENG-011   Writing and Inquiry Support PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to support students in the development of skills necessary for success in ENG 111 by complementing, supporting, and reinforcing ENG 111 Student Learning Outcomes. Emphasis is placed on developing a growth mindset, expanding skills for use in active reading and writing processes, recognizing organizational relationships within texts from a variety of genres and formats, and employing appropriate technology when reading and composing texts. Upon completion, students should be able to apply active reading strategies to college-level texts and produce unified, well-developed writing using standard written English.

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ENG-110-02E
Freshman Composition Email Holly Muniz 2019FA
ENG-110   Freshman Composition PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DRE-097

This course is designed to develop informative and business writing skills. Emphasis is placed on logical organization of writing, including effective introductions and conclusions, precise use of grammar, and appropriate selection and use of sources. Upon completion, students should be able to produce clear, concise, well-organized short papers.

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ENG-111-42E
Writing and Inquiry Email Donald Miller 2019FA
ENG-111   Writing and Inquiry PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.

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ENG-112-13E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Gary Boyer 2019FA
ENG-112   Writing and Research in the Disciplines PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take ENG-111

This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies. Emphasis is placed on analyzing information and ideas and incorporating research findings into documented writing and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate and synthesize information from primary and secondary sources using documentation appropriate to various disciplines.

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ENG-114-03E
Professional Research & Reporting Email David Horgan 2019FA
ENG-114   Professional Research & Reporting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG 111

This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations.

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ENG-241-02E
British Literature I Email Marian Anders 2019FA
ENG-241   British Literature I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-112, ENG-113 or ENG-114

This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the Romantic Period. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

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GEL-111-01E
Geology Email Susan Harris 2019FA
GEL-111   Geology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-096 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 OR RED-070 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030

This course introduces basic landforms and geological processes. Topics include rocks, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal dynamics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic geological processes that shape the earth.

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GEL-111-02E
Geology Email Susan Harris 2019FA
GEL-111   Geology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-096 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 OR RED-070 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030

This course introduces basic landforms and geological processes. Topics include rocks, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal dynamics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic geological processes that shape the earth.

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HEA-110-02E
Personal Health/Wellness Email Jennifer Durham 2019FA
HEA-110   Personal Health/Wellness PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-096

This course provides an introduction to basic personal health and wellness. Emphasis is placed on current health issues such as nutrition, mental health, and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the factors necessary to the maintenance of health and wellness.

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HUM-115-09E
Critical Thinking Email Tracy Notley 2019FA
HUM-115   Critical Thinking PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-098

This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts.

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MAT-110-05E
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy Email Michael Workman 2019FA
MAT-110   Mathematical Measurement and Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for non-math intensive programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy; and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results.

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MAT-110-06E
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy Email Kimberly Clark 2019FA
MAT-110   Mathematical Measurement and Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for non-math intensive programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy; and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results.

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MAT-143-04E
Quantitative Literacy Email Jennifer Kimrey 2019FA
MAT-143   Quantitative Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

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MAT-143-05E
Quantitative Literacy Email Kimberly Clark 2019FA
MAT-143   Quantitative Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

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MAT-152-08E
Statistical Methods I Email Sarah Bergmann 2019FA
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

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MAT-152-09E
Statistical Methods I Email Karen Ward 2019FA
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

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MAT-152-10E
Statistical Methods I Email Karen Ward 2019FA
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

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MED-121-03E
Medical Terminology I Email Sherry Hensley 2019FA
MED-121   Medical Terminology I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-098

This course introduces prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

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MED-122-02E
Medical Terminology II Email Miasha Torain 2019FA
MED-122   Medical Terminology II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • MED-121

This course is the second in a series of medical terminology courses. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

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MKT-120-02E
Principles of Marketing Email Christopher Swinton 2019FA
MKT-120   Principles of Marketing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

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MUS-112-03E
Introduction to Jazz Email Abigail Simoneau 2019FA
MUS-112   Introduction to Jazz PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course introduces the origins and musical components of jazz and the contributions of its major artists. Emphasis is placed on the development of discriminating listening habits, as well as the investigation of the styles and structural forms of the jazz idiom. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this form of American music.

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NET-126-01E
Routing Basics Email Debra McCusker 2019FA
NET-126   Routing Basics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router software, routing protocol, and access lists. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration, routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs.

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NOS-220-01E
Linux/Unix Administration I Email Debra McCusker 2019FA
NOS-220   Linux/Unix Administration I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take NOS 120

This course introduces the Linux file system, group administration, and system hardware controls. Topics include installation, creation and maintaining file systems, NIS client and DHCP client configuration, NFS, SMB/Samba, Configure X, Gnome, KDE, basic memory, processes, and security. Upon completion, students should be able to perform system administration tasks including installation, configuring and attaching a new Linux workstation to an existing network.

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OST-131-01E
Keyboarding Email Sherry Wimberley 2019FA
OST-131   Keyboarding PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.

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OST-131-02E
Keyboarding Email Sherry Wimberley 2019FA
OST-131   Keyboarding PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.

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OST-134-01E
Text Entry & Formatting Email Sherry Wimberley 2019FA
OST-134   Text Entry & Formatting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • OST 131 or appropriate placement score

This course is designed to provide skills needed to increase speed, improve accuracy, and format documents. Topics include letters, memos, tables, and business reports. Upon completion, students should be able to produce documents and key timed writings at speeds commensurate with employability.

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OST-137-01E
Office Applications I Email Jessica Lowe 2019FA
OST-137   Office Applications I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the concepts and functions of software that meets the changing needs of the community. Emphasis is placed on the terminology and use of software through a hands-on approach. Upon completion, students should be able to use software in a business environment.

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OST-141-02E
Medical Office Terms I Email Kim McKenzie 2019FA
OST-141   Medical Office Terms I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course uses a language-structure approach to present the terminology and vocabulary that will be encountered in medical office settings. Topics include word parts that relate to systemic components, conditions, pathology, and disorder remediation in approximately one-half of the systems of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to relate words to systems, pluralize, define, pronounce, and construct sentences with the included terms.

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OST-142-01E
Medical Office Terms II Email Kim McKenzie 2019FA
OST-142   Medical Office Terms II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is a continuation of OST 141 and continues the study, using a language-structure approach, of medical office terminology and vocabulary. Topics include word parts that relate to systemic components, conditions, pathology, and disorder remediation in the remaining systems of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to relate words to systems, pluralize, define, pronounce, and construct sentences with the included terms.

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OST-148-02E
Medical Insurance and Billing Email Kim McKenzie 2019FA
OST-148   Medical Insurance and Billing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces fundamentals of medical insurance and billing. Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.

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OST-148-03E
Medical Insurance and Billing Email Kim McKenzie 2019FA
OST-148   Medical Insurance and Billing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces fundamentals of medical insurance and billing. Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.

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OST-149-01E
Medical Legal Issues Email Mindy Graves 2019FA
OST-149   Medical Legal Issues PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.

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OST-156-01E
Legal Office Procedures Email Mindy Graves 2019FA
OST-156   Legal Office Procedures PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take OST 134

This course covers legal office functions involved in the operation of a law office. Emphasis is placed on procedures in the law office involving the court system, legal research, litigation, probate, and real estate, personal injury, criminal, and civil law. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in performing legal office duties.

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OST-162-01E
Executive Terminology Email Mindy Graves 2019FA
OST-162   Executive Terminology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to increase and improve proficiency in word usage. Topics include root words, prefixes, suffixes, homonyms, synonyms, and specialized vocabularies. Upon completion, students should be able to use acquired vocabulary skills in the global workplace.

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PED-110-01E
Fit and Well for Life Email Ronald Holloway 2019FA
PED-110   Fit and Well for Life PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-096

This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests.

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PED-110-02E
Fit and Well for Life Email Ronald Holloway 2019FA
PED-110   Fit and Well for Life PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-096

This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests.

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PHI-215-02E
Philosophical Issues Email David Frost 2019FA
PHI-215   Philosophical Issues PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take ENG-111

This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, analyze, and critically evaluate the philosophical components of an issue.

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PHI-240-02E
Introduction to Ethics Email David Frost 2019FA
PHI-240   Introduction to Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take ENG-111

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies.

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PHI-240-03E
Introduction to Ethics Email David Frost 2019FA
PHI-240   Introduction to Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take ENG-111

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies.

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PSY-150-13E
General Psychology Email Mary Cook 2019FA
PSY-150   General Psychology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG 080 and RED 080 or DRE-097

This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology.

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PSY-150-14E
General Psychology Email Lauren Pierce 2019FA
PSY-150   General Psychology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG 080 and RED 080 or DRE-097

This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology.

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PSY-241-05E
Developmental Psychology Email Lauren Pierce 2019FA
PSY-241   Developmental Psychology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • PSY-150

This course is a study of human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on major theories and perspectives as they relate to the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of development across the life span.

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PSY-241-06E
Developmental Psychology Email Lauren Pierce 2019FA
PSY-241   Developmental Psychology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • PSY-150

This course is a study of human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on major theories and perspectives as they relate to the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of development across the life span.

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PSY-281-02E
Abnormal Psychology Email Mary Cook 2019FA
PSY-281   Abnormal Psychology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • PSY-150

This course provides an examination of the various psychological disorders, as well as theoretical, clinical, and experimental perspectives of the study of psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on terminology, classification, etiology, assessment, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior patterns as well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques.

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REL-110-03E
World Religions Email Ryan Gabriel 2019FA
REL-110   World Religions PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-090 and RED-090 or DRE-098

This course introduces the world's major religious traditions. Topics include Primal religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of the religions studied.

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SOC-210-07E
Introduction to Sociology Email John Neathery 2019FA
SOC-210   Introduction to Sociology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-097

This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions. Topics include socialization, research methods, diversity and inequality, cooperation and conflict, social change, social institutions, and organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological concepts as they apply to the interplay among individuals, groups, and societies.

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SPA-111-01E
Elementary Spanish I Email Claudia Vestal 2019FA
SPA-111   Elementary Spanish I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Coreq is SPA 181 lab

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness.

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SPA-111-02E
Elementary Spanish I Email Claudia Vestal 2019FA
SPA-111   Elementary Spanish I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Coreq is SPA 181 lab

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness.

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SPA-181-01E
Spanish Lab 1 Email Claudia Vestal 2019FA
SPA-181   Spanish Lab 1 PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness.

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SPA-181-02E
Spanish Lab 1 Email Claudia Vestal 2019FA
SPA-181   Spanish Lab 1 PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness.

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VET-121-02E
Veterinary Medical Terminology Email Jerry Hackney 2019FA
VET-121   Veterinary Medical Terminology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the basic medical terminology required for veterinary technicians. Topics include the pronunciation, spelling and definition of word parts and vocabulary terms unique to the anatomy, clinical pathology, and treatment of animals. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic medical terms as they relate to veterinary medicine.

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WEB-111-01E
Introduction to Web Graphics Email April Cooper 2019FA
WEB-111   Introduction to Web Graphics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the creation of web graphics, and addressing problems peculiar to WWW display using appropriate software. Topics include web graphics file types, optimization, RGB color, web typography, elementary special effects, transparency, animation, slicing, basic photo manipulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to create graphics, such as animated banners, buttons, backgrounds, logos, and manipulate photographic images for Web delivery.

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WEB-225-01E
Content Management Systems Email Renard Spratling 2019FA
WEB-225   Content Management Systems PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces students to Content Management Systems (CMS) designed for the publication of Web content to Web sites. Topics include individual user accounts, administration menus, RSS-feeds, customizable layout, flexible account privileges, logging, blogging systems, creating online forums, and modules. Upon completion, students should be able to register and maintain individual user accounts and create a business website and/or an interactive community website.

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