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Name Instructor Term
ACA-111-03E
College Student Success Email Monica Isbell 2017FA
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-111-03E
College Student Success Email Kenneth Dobbins 2017FA
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 2017FA
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-111-06E
College Student Success Email Monica Isbell 2017FA
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 Abigail Simoneau 2017FA
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 Melissa Garrison 2017FA
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-122-09E
College Transfer Success Email April Cooper 2017FA
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-122-46E
College Transfer Success Email Alexandra Marano 2017FA
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-120-01E
Principles of Financial Accounting Email Brenda Fowler 2017FA
ACC-120   Principles of Financial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, and DRE 097

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations.

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ACC-120-02E
Principles of Financial Accounting Email Brenda Fowler 2017FA
ACC-120   Principles of Financial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DMA 010, 020, 030, and DRE 097

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations.

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ACC-121-01E
Principles of Managerial Accounting Email Jeannette Blackburn 2017FA
ACC-121   Principles of Managerial Accounting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ACC 120

This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems.

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ACC-130-01E
Business Income Taxes Email Joseph Covington 2017FA
ACC-130   Business Income Taxes PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take ACC 129

This course introduces the relevant laws governing business and fiduciary income taxes. Topics include tax law relating to business organizations, electronic research and methodologies, and the use of technology for the preparation of business tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete various business tax forms.

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ACC-152-01E
Advanced Software Applications Email Cynthia Stevens 2017FA
ACC-152   Advanced Software Applications PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take ACC-150

This course provides continued exposure to commercial accounting software and the opportunity to refine skills developed in ACC 150. 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-111-04E
Art Appreciation Email Laura Bailey 2017FA
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-111-05E
Art Appreciation Email Robin Arnitz 2017FA
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 2017FA
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 2017FA
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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BIO-110-02E
Principles of Biology Email Melinda Holland 2017FA
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 2017FA
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 2017FA
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-137-03E
Principles of Management Email Otha Hawkins 2017FA
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-153-01E
Human Resource Management Email Otha Hawkins 2017FA
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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BUS-255-02E
Organizational Behavior in Business Email Steven Hughes 2017FA
BUS-255   Organizational Behavior in Business PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the impact of different management practices and leadership styles on worker satisfaction and morale, organizational effectiveness, productivity, and profitability. Topics include a discussion of formal and informal organizations, group dynamics, motivation, and managing conflict and change. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze different types of interpersonal situations and determine an appropriate course of action.

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CIS-110-01E
Introduction to Computers Email Karen Schnell 2017FA
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-110-02E
Introduction to Computers Email Karen Schnell 2017FA
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-110-03E
Introduction to Computers Email Laura Gaines 2017FA
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 Michael Dunklebarger 2017FA
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-110-16E
Introduction to Computers Email Thomyka Holloman 2017FA
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-111-41E
Introduction to Criminal Justice Email Rodney Ellis 2017FA
CJC-111   Introduction to Criminal Justice PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-097

This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion, students should be able to define and describe the major system components and their interrelationships and evaluate career options.

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CJC-131-41E
Criminal Law Email Ronald Hall 2017FA
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 Rodney Ellis 2017FA
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-225-02E
Crisis Intervention Email Teresa Holt 2017FA
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-231-03E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2017FA
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-231-06E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2017FA
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-231-09E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2017FA
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-110-02E
Web, Programming, and Database Foundation Email Rebecca Pope 2017FA
CTI-110   Web, Programming, and Database Foundation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the introduction of the tools and resources available to students in programming, mark-up language and services on the Internet. Topics include standard mark-up language Internet services, creating web pages, using search engines, file transfer programs; and database design and creation with DBMS products. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of programming tools, deploy a web-site with mark-up tools, and create a simple database table.

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CTS-115-01E
Information Systems Business Concepts Email Larry Farrer 2017FA
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-130-02E
Spreadsheet Email Valerie Whitley 2017FA
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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CTS-289-01E
System Support Project Email Debra McCusker 2017FA
CTS-289   System Support Project PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant support project with minimal instructor assistance. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

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DBA-110-02E
Database Concepts Email Starlena Moretz 2017FA
DBA-110   Database Concepts PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take CIS 110, DRE 097 and DMA 010, 040

This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product. Emphasis is placed on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.

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DRA-111-01E
Theatre Appreciation Email Tracy Notley 2017FA
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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EDU-119-03E
Introduction to Early Childhood Education Email Shanina Doe 2017FA
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 Kristina Ketcham 2017FA
EDU-131   Child, Family, and Community PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the development of partnerships between culturally and linguistically diverse families, children, schools and communities. 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. Upon completion, students should be able to explain appropriate relationships between families, educators, and professionals that enhance development and educational experiences of all children.

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EDU-144-41E
Child Development I Email Drucilla Blankenship 2017FA
EDU-144   Child Development I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor, emotional/social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple influences on development and learning. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain environmental factors that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing development.

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EDU-146-02E
Child Guidance Email Joy Bunn 2017FA
EDU-146   Child Guidance PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces principles and practical techniques including the design of learning environments for providing developmentally appropriate guidance for all children, including those at risk. Emphasis is placed on observation skills, cultural influences, underlying causes of behavior, appropriate expectations, development of self control and the role of communication and guidance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies for preventing problem behaviors, teaching appropriate/acceptable behaviors, negotiation, setting limits and recognizing at risk behaviors.

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EDU-153-02E
Health, Safety and Nutrition Email Jennifer Jones 2017FA
EDU-153   Health, Safety and Nutrition PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of all children. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, common childhood illnesses, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, recognition and reporting of abuse and neglect and state regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of health, safety, and nutritional needs, safe learning environments, and adhere to state regulations.

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EDU-221-02E
Children With Exceptionalities Email Susan Puckett 2017FA
EDU-221   Children With Exceptionalities PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take one set: Set 1: EDU-144, EDU-145 Set 2: PSY-244 PSY-245

This course introduces children with exceptionalities, their families, support services, inclusive/diverse settings, and educational/family plans based on the foundations of child development. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities, observation and assessment of children, strategies for adapting the learning environment, and identification of community resources. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, and depict collaboration with families/professionals to plan/implement, and promote best practice.

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EDU-234-02E
Infants, Toddlers, & Twos Email Joy Bunn 2017FA
EDU-234   Infants, Toddlers, & Twos PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take EDU-119

This course covers the unique needs and rapid changes that occur in the first three years of life and the inter-related factors that influence development. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and supporting developmental milestones through purposeful strategies, responsive care routines and identifying elements of quality, inclusive early care and education. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate respectful relationships that provide a foundation for healthy infant/toddler/twos development, plan/select activities/materials, and partner with diverse families.

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EDU-251-01E
Exploration Activities Email Kristina Ketcham 2017FA
EDU-251   Exploration Activities PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers fundamental concepts in the content areas of science, technology, engineering, math and social studies through investigative experiences. Emphasis is placed on exploring fundamental concepts, developmentally appropriate scope and sequence, and teaching strategies to engage each child in the discovery approach. Upon completion, students should be able to understand major concepts in each content area and implement appropriate experiences for young children.

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ENG-110-02E
Freshman Composition Email Holly Muniz 2017FA
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-111-25E
Writing and Inquiry Email Alexandra Marano 2017FA
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-111-26E
Writing and Inquiry Email Alexandra Marano 2017FA
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-111-27E
Writing and Inquiry Email Gerald Miller 2017FA
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-111-28E
Writing and Inquiry Email Gerald Miller 2017FA
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-111-29E
Writing and Inquiry Email Gerald Miller 2017FA
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-111-30E
Writing and Inquiry Email Sharon Lassiter 2017FA
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-111-42E
Writing and Inquiry Email Donald Miller 2017FA
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-112-12E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Olivia Stogner 2017FA
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-112-13E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Gerald Miller 2017FA
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-112-14E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Gerald Miller 2017FA
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-112-15E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Gary Boyer 2017FA
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-125-02E
Creative Writing I Email Courtney Doi 2017FA
ENG-125   Creative Writing I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-111

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice the art of creative writing. Emphasis is placed on writing, fiction, poetry, and sketches. Upon completion, students should be able to craft and critique their own writing and critique the writing of others.

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ENG-231-04E
American Literature I Email Olivia Stogner 2017FA
ENG-231   American Literature I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One: ENG-112, ENG 113, or ENG 114

This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

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ENG-232-03E
American Literature II Email Susan Dalton 2017FA
ENG-232   American Literature II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114

This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

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ENG-232-04E
American Literature II Email Gerald Miller 2017FA
ENG-232   American Literature II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114

This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts.

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ENG-273-01E
African-American Literature Email Susan Dalton 2017FA
ENG-273   African-American Literature PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-112, 113 or 114

This course provides a survey of the development of African-American literature from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical and cultural context, themes, literary traditions, and backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected texts.

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EPT-140-01E
Emergency Management Email Michael Brownell 2017FA
EPT-140   Emergency Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Topics include organizing for emergency management, coordinating for community resources, public sector liability, and the roles of government agencies at all levels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive emergency management and the integrated emergency management system.

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FIP-120-41E
Introduction to Fire Protection Email Alan Catoe 2017FA
FIP-120   Introduction to Fire Protection PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an overview of the development, methods, systems and regulations that apply to the fire protection field. Topics include history, evolution, statistics, suppression, organizations, careers, curriculum, and related subjects. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the fire protection field.

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FIP-124-41E
Fire Prevention & Public Education Email Travis Handy 2017FA
FIP-124   Fire Prevention & Public Education PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces fire prevention concepts as they relate to community and industrial operations referenced in NFPA standard 101. Topics include the development and maintenance of fire prevention programs, educational programs, and inspection programs. Upon completion, students should be able to research, develop, and present a fire safety program to a citizens or industrial group.

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FIP-132-41E
Building Construction Email Travis Handy 2017FA
FIP-132   Building Construction PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the principles and practices reference in NFPA standard 220 related to various types of building construction,including residential and commercial, as impacted by fire conditions. Topics include types of construction and related elements, fire resistive aspects of construction materials, building codes, collapse, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and recognize various types of construction and their positive or negative aspects as related to fire conditions.

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FIP-230-01E
Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I Email Christopher Wells 2017FA
FIP-230   Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the evaluation of hazardous materials referenced in NFPA standard 1072. Topics include use of the periodic table, hydrocarbon derivatives, placards and labels, parameters of combustion, and spill and leak mitigation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous materials.

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GEL-111-01E
Geology Email Susan Harris 2017FA
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-110-01E
Personal Health/Wellness Email Jennifer Durham 2017FA
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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HEA-110-03E
Personal Health/Wellness Email Jennifer Durham 2017FA
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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HIS-111-06E
World Civilizations I Email Alexandra Roberts 2017FA
HIS-111   World Civilizations I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-097 OR ENG-080, RED-080

This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in pre-modern world civilizations.

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HIS-131-06E
American History I Email Sherri Singer 2017FA
HIS-131   American History I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history.

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HIS-131-07E
American History I Email David Crane 2017FA
HIS-131   American History I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history.

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HIS-131-41E
American History I Email Kaitlyn Williams 2017FA
HIS-131   American History I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history.

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HIS-132-03E
American History II Email David Crane 2017FA
HIS-132   American History II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War.

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HIS-132-04E
American History II Email Ellen Thompson 2017FA
HIS-132   American History II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War.

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HIS-236-01E
North Carolina History Email Rebecca Fecher 2017FA
HIS-236   North Carolina History PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course is a study of geographical, political, economic, and social conditions existing in North Carolina from America's discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds; colonial, antebellum, and Reconstruction periods; party politics; race relations; and the transition from an agrarian to an industrial economy. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina.

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HSC-140-01E
Transcultural Healthcare Email Angela Moore 2017FA
HSC-140   Transcultural Healthcare PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to introduce students to healthcare issues related to care of diverse populations. Topics include historical and theoretical foundations of transcultural healthcare, delivering services across the lifespan and caring for diverse persons in various healthcare settings. Upon completion, students should be able to provide culturally competent healthcare to individuals, families, groups, communities and institutions.

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HSC-140-02E
Transcultural Healthcare Email Angela Moore 2017FA
HSC-140   Transcultural Healthcare PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to introduce students to healthcare issues related to care of diverse populations. Topics include historical and theoretical foundations of transcultural healthcare, delivering services across the lifespan and caring for diverse persons in various healthcare settings. Upon completion, students should be able to provide culturally competent healthcare to individuals, families, groups, communities and institutions.

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HUM-115-09E
Critical Thinking Email Tracy Notley 2017FA
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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HUM-115-10E
Critical Thinking Email Robert Carter 2017FA
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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HUM-115-11E
Critical Thinking Email Mark Jones 2017FA
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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HUM-115-12E
Critical Thinking Email Robert Carter 2017FA
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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HUM-150-03E
American Women's Studies Email Racheal Stimpson 2017FA
HUM-150   American Women's Studies PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-070 or DRE-096

This course provides an inter-disciplinary study of the history, literature, and social roles of American women from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on women's roles as reflected in American language usage, education, law, the workplace, and mainstream culture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the roles of women as reflected in various cultural forms.

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HUM-150-04E
American Women's Studies Email Racheal Stimpson 2017FA
HUM-150   American Women's Studies PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-070 or DRE-096

This course provides an inter-disciplinary study of the history, literature, and social roles of American women from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on women's roles as reflected in American language usage, education, law, the workplace, and mainstream culture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the roles of women as reflected in various cultural forms.

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MAT-110-07E
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy Email Melissa Cook 2017FA
MAT-110   Mathematical Measurement and Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, and DMA-030

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-110-08E
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy Email Kimberly Clark 2017FA
MAT-110   Mathematical Measurement and Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, and DMA-030

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-143-03E
Quantitative Literacy Email Jennifer Casper 2017FA
MAT-143   Quantitative Literacy PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

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 Kimberly Clark 2017FA
MAT-152   Statistical Methods I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

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-171-10E
Precalculus Algebra Email Zachary Mathews 2017FA
MAT-171   Precalculus Algebra PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take One Set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, DMA-080 Set 2: MAT-121

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.

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MED-121-03E
Medical Terminology I Email Sherry Hensley 2017FA
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 2017FA
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-120-03E
Principles of Marketing Email Christopher Swinton 2017FA
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-110-07E
Music Appreciation Email Marcia Livesay 2017FA
MUS-110   Music Appreciation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music.

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MUS-110-09E
Music Appreciation Email Joseph Brown 2017FA
MUS-110   Music Appreciation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-97

This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music.

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MUS-112-03E
Introduction to Jazz Email Joseph Brown 2017FA
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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OST-131-01E
Keyboarding Email Sherry Wimberley 2017FA
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-132-01E
Keyboard Skill Building Email Sherry Wimberley 2017FA
OST-132   Keyboard Skill Building PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take OST 131

This course is designed to increase speed and improve accuracy in keyboarding. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic tests to identify accuracy and speed deficiencies followed by corrective drills. Upon completion, students should be able to keyboard rhythmically with greater accuracy and speed.

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OST-135-01E
Advanced Text Entry and Formatting Email Pamela Horner 2017FA
OST-135   Advanced Text Entry and Formatting PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to incorporate computer application skills in the generation of office documents. Emphasis is placed on advanced document production with increased speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to make independent decisions regarding planning, style, and method of presentation.

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OST-136-03E
Word Processing Email Mary Kivett 2017FA
OST-136   Word Processing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to introduce word processing concepts and applications. Topics include preparation of a variety of documents and mastery of specialized software functions. Upon completion, students should be able to work effectively in a computerized word processing environment.

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OST-141-04E
Med Terms I-Med Office Email Kim McKenzie 2017FA
OST-141   Med Terms I-Med Office 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-149-02E
Medical Legal Issues Email Mindy Graves 2017FA
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-164-01E
Text Editing Applications Email Jennifer Jones 2017FA
OST-164   Text Editing Applications PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a comprehensive study of editing skills needed in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to use reference materials to compose and edit text.

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OST-184-02E
Records Management Email Pamela Horner 2017FA
OST-184   Records Management PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course includes the creation, maintenance, protection, security, and disposition of records stored in a variety of media forms. Topics include alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric filing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and maintain a records management system.

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OST-236-01E
Advanced Word or Information Processing Email Mary Kivett 2017FA
OST-236   Advanced Word or Information Processing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • OST 136

This course develops proficiency in the utilization of advanced word/information processing functions. Emphasis is placed on advanced word processing features. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a variety of complex business documents.

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OST-242-03E
Medical Office Transcription II Email Mindy Graves 2017FA
OST-242   Medical Office Transcription II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course continues building transcription techniques as applied to medical documents. Emphasis is placed on accurate transcription and text editing , efficient use of reference materials, increasing transcription speed and accuracy, and improving understanding of medical terminology. Upon completion, students should be able to display competency in accurately transcribing and editing medical documents.

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OST-243-01E
Med Office Simulation Email Pamela Horner 2017FA
OST-243   Med Office Simulation PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • OST 148

This course introduces medical systems used to process information in the automated office. Topics include traditional and electronic information resources, storing and retrieving information, and the billing cycle. Upon completion, students should be able to use the computer accurately to schedule, bill, update, and make corrections.

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PED-110-01E
Fit and Well for Life Email Ronald Holloway 2017FA
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 2017FA
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 2017FA
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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POL-120-04E
American Government Email Elizabeth McNamara 2017FA
POL-120   American Government PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DRE-097 OR RED-080 & ENG-080

This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American government. Topics include the constitutional framework, federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy process. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system.

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POL-130-02E
State & Local Government Email Elizabeth McNamara 2017FA
POL-130   State & Local Government PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course includes state and local political institutions and practices in the context of American federalism. Emphasis is placed on procedural and policy differences as well as political issues in state, regional, and local governments of North Carolina. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss various problems associated with intergovernmental politics and their effect on the community and the individual.

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PSY-150-13E
General Psychology Email Alma Harness 2017FA
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 Nicklaus Lewis 2017FA
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-150-15E
General Psychology Email Jetta Williams 2017FA
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 Michael Thomas 2017FA
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 2017FA
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 Alma Harness 2017FA
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 2017FA
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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REL-211-02E
Introduction to Old Testament Email David Durham 2017FA
REL-211   Introduction to Old Testament PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-090 and RED-090 or DRE-098

This course is a survey of the literature of the Hebrews with readings from the law, prophets, and other writings. Emphasis is placed on the use of literary, historical, archeological, and cultural analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand Old Testament literature.

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REL-212-01E
Introduction to New Testament Email David Durham 2017FA
REL-212   Introduction to New Testament PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-090 and RED-090 or DRE-098

This course is a survey of the literature of first-century Christianity with readings from the gospels, Acts, and the Pauline and pastoral letters. Topics include the literary structure, audience, and religious perspective of the writings, as well as the historical and cultural context of the early Christian community. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand New Testament literature.

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SEC-110-01E
Security Concepts Email Debra McCusker 2017FA
SEC-110   Security Concepts PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the concepts and issues related to securing information systems and the development of policies to implement information security controls. Topics include the historical view of networking and security, security issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes in information security. Upon completion, students should be able to identify information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify processes to implement and enforce policy.

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SOC-210-07E
Introduction to Sociology Email William Shirley 2017FA
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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SOC-210-08E
Introduction to Sociology Email Rodney Parks 2017FA
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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SOC-210-41E
Introduction to Sociology Email Rodney Parks 2017FA
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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SOC-213-02E
Sociology of the Family Email John Neathery 2017FA
SOC-213   Sociology of the Family PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change.

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SOC-213-03E
Sociology of the Family Email Rodney Parks 2017FA
SOC-213   Sociology of the Family PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and ENG-080 or DRE-097

This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change.

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SOC-220-02E
Social Problems Email William Shirley 2017FA
SOC-220   Social Problems PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ENG-080 and RED-080 or DRE-097

This course provides an in-depth study of current social problems. Emphasis is placed on causes, consequences, and possible solutions to problems associated with families, schools, workplaces, communities, and the environment. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, define, analyze, and propose solutions to these problems.

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SPA-111-11E
Elementary Spanish I Email Kouassi Yao 2017FA
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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WEB-111-01E
Introduction to Web Graphics Email April Cooper 2017FA
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 April Cooper 2017FA
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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