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Name Instructor Term
ACA-111-03E
College Student Success Email Monica Isbell 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 Jeannette Blackburn 2018FA
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 Elmer Hall 2018FA
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 Elmer Hall 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 Laura Bailey 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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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BTC-150-01E
Bioethics Email Michelle Sabaoun 2018FA
BTC-150   Bioethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the current ethics issues surrounding the biotechnology industries. Topics will include risk assessment, the relationships between science, technology, and society, and the effects of new biotechnology products upon the natural world. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and critical thinking skills in decision-making related to bioethical issues.

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BUS-110-04E
Introduction to Business Email Sherill Crofts 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-240-01E
Business Ethics Email Christopher Swinton 2018FA
BUS-240   Business Ethics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE 098

This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.

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BUS-258-01E
Compensation and Benefits Email Aaron Noble 2018FA
BUS-258   Compensation and Benefits PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is designed to study the basic concepts of pay and its role in rewarding performance. Topics include wage and salary surveys, job analysis, job evaluation techniques, benefits, and pay-for-performance programs. Upon completion, students should be able to develop and manage a basic compensation system to attract, motivate, and retain employees.

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CIS-110-03E
Introduction to Computers Email Laura Gaines 2018FA
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 Thomyka Holloman 2018FA
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-225-01E
Crisis Intervention Email Teresa Holt 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-231-11E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2018FA
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-231-14E
Public Speaking Email Dana Elderkin 2018FA
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 Thomyka Holloman 2018FA
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 Thomyka Holloman 2018FA
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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DRA-111-01E
Theatre Appreciation Email Tracy Notley 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-144-41E
Child Development I Email Drucilla Blankenship 2018FA
EDU-144   Child Development I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course includes the theories of child development, observation and assessment, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, observation and assessment of developmental sequences in approaches to play/learning, emotional/social, health/physical, language/communication and cognitive domains. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain biological and environmental factors that impact development, and identify evidence-based strategies for enhancing development for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse.

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EDU-146-03E
Child Guidance Email Joy Bunn 2018FA
EDU-146   Child Guidance PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces evidence-based strategies to build nurturing relationships with each child by applying principles and practical techniques to facilitate developmentally appropriate guidance. Topics include designing responsive/supportive learning environments, cultural, linguistic and socio-economic influences on behavior, appropriate expectations, the importance of communication with children/families including using technology and the use of formative assessments in establishing intentional strategies for children with unique needs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies to encourage social skills, self-regulation, emotional expression and positive behaviors while recognizing the relationship between children's social, emotional and cognitive development.

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EDU-234-02E
Infants, Toddlers, and Twos Email Joy Bunn 2018FA
EDU-234   Infants, Toddlers, and Twos PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the development of high-quality, individualized, responsive/engaging relationships and experiences for infants, toddlers, and twos. Emphasis is placed on typical and atypical child development, positive early learning experiences, supporting and engaging diverse families, providing safe, warm and nurturing interactions, and the application of the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate responsive planning, respectful relationships and exposure to a variety of developmentally appropriate experiences/materials that support a foundation for healthy development and growth of culturally, linguistically and ability diverse children birth to 36 months.

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ENG-111-25E
Writing and Inquiry Email Alexandra Marano 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-112-11E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Gerald Miller 2018FA
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-112-12E
Writing and Research in the Disciplines Email Gerald Miller 2018FA
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-114-04E
Professional Research & Reporting Email Maureen Sherbondy 2018FA
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-125-02E
Creative Writing I Email Maureen Sherbondy 2018FA
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-232-03E
American Literature II Email Susan Dalton 2018FA
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 2018FA
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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GEL-111-01E
Geology Email Susan Harris 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-131-06E
American History I Email Sherri Singer 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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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HUM-115-09E
Critical Thinking Email Tracy Notley 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-143-03E
Quantitative Literacy Email Jennifer Kimrey 2018FA
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-143-06E
Quantitative Literacy Email Kimberly Clark 2018FA
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-152-09E
Statistical Methods I Email Sarah Bergmann 2018FA
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 Sarah Bergmann 2018FA
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-171-08E
Precalculus Algebra Email Elizabeth Miller 2018FA
MAT-171   Precalculus Algebra PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

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-121-02E
Medical Terminology I Email Sherry Hensley 2018FA
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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MKT-121-01E
Retailing Email Sherill Crofts 2018FA
MKT-121   Retailing PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course examines the role of retailing in the economy. Topics include the development of present retail structure, functions performed, effective operations, and managerial problems resulting from current economic and social trends. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of retailing.

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MUS-110-08E
Music Appreciation Email Joseph Brown 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-137-01E
Office Applications I Email Sherry Wimberley 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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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PED-110-01E
Fit and Well for Life Email Ronald Holloway 2018FA
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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PSY-150-13E
General Psychology Email Jetta Williams 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 Alma Harness 2018FA
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-150-16E
General Psychology Email Jetta Williams 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-241-07E
Developmental Psychology Email Michael Thomas 2018FA
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 2018FA
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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SOC-210-07E
Introduction to Sociology Email William Shirley 2018FA
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 2018FA
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-210-09E
Introduction to Sociology Email Rodney Parks 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 2018FA
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 Rodney Parks 2018FA
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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