Jun 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Updated Catalog through 2/22/2021 
    
2020-2021 Updated Catalog through 2/22/2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions



Courses by Type (Subject Area)

 

Criminal Justice

  
  • CJE 2400 - Police and Community Relations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A study of the relationship of the Justice Administration agencies to the surrounding community.  Examines the effect of social change and the consequences that it produces upon law enforcement, corrections, and the courts.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJE 2600 - Criminal Investigations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Fundamentals of investigation; duties and responsibilities of the detective; interrogation techniques; search and techniques of protecting the crime scene; collection and preservation of evidence; modus operandi systems; scientific aids and other sources of information; court preparation and case follow-up.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJE 2736 - Law Enforcement Applications of Unmanned Vehicles for 21st Century


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course will introduce students to current law enforcement uses and abilities of unmanned vehicle systems, along with new and developing applications for exclusive use in law enforcement actions.  Students will understand and explain the definitions of privacy expectations as related to law enforcement actions governed by the fourth amendment.  Students will be required to participate in a course project, in which students will develop, justify and define futuristic uses on drone technologies in the law enforcement field.  In this team project, a presentation is required to defend the positions and uses of drone technologies as related in the project results.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJJ 1002 - Juvenile Delinquency


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A study of the nature and cause of juvenile delinquency, the development of the delinquent and criminal behavior, specific criminal justice subsystem (law enforcement, judicial, corrections) problems dealing with juvenile delinquents from initial contact through final disposition and treatment. This course may be used in transfer to UWF and may be accepted at other upper division schools. Students should consult the department for program planning.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJK 0001 - Introduction to Law Enforcement


    12 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to introduce the student to law enforcement, the process for becoming a certified law enforcement officer, and the requirements of the academy program. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
12 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0012 - Legal


    63 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to introduce the student to the criminal justice system, the chain-of-command system in law enforcement, Constitutional Law, Florida Statutes, and the Police Code of Ethics. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
63 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0013 - Interactions in a Diverse Community


    42 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to enhance student awareness and understanding of human diversity issues and to teach students skills to enable them to effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
42 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0014 - Interviewing and Report Writing


    54 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to help the student learn vital communication skills including interviewing, note-taking, statement taking, and report writing. It also helps the student to develop survival skills, stress management skills, and problem solving skills utilizing the SECURE model. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
54 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0020 - Law Enforcement CMS Vehicle Operations


    48 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. This course is designed to prepare prospective police officers to apply vehicle operations knowledge, principles and techniques to the police driving environment. This course includes classroom instruction and practical application on the driving range. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy or the Corrections Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
48 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0031 - CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers


    48 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. This course is designed to prepare prospective police officers to apply first responder knowledge and techniques to medical emergency situations. This course includes classroom instruction and hands-on practical demonstration. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy or the Corrections Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
48 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0040 - CMS Firearms


    81 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement/Corrections Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. This course is designed to give the student basic skills and knowledge needed to safely operate a firearm, and shoot a handgun, and shotgun and/or rifle with a prescribed degree of accuracy. This course includes classroom instruction and firing range practice/qualification. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS or Corrections Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
81 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0051 - Defensive Tactics


    81 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS and Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academies. It is designed to prepare prospective officers to control subjects and defend themselves using appropriate defensive tactics in accordance with Florida State Statue, the United States Constitution, and case law. This course includes classroom instruction and practical physical exercises and demonstrations. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy or Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
81 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0064 - Fundamentals of Patrol


    36 Clock Hours
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to enable students to understand Community Oriented Policing and how it is implemented as a problem solving model, and identify the SECURE problem solving model and its application in real life situations; understand officer safety issues, identify and avoid fatal errors, identify and manage stress, maintain mental and physical fitness; respond to a call, approach a suspect, make an arrest, transport a prisoner and process the prisoner at a detention facility; and understand how to direct traffic, how to enforce traffic citations, identify how to respond to alarms and conduct a building search, and search inventory and impound vehicles. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
36 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0065 - Calls for Service


    36 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

     This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.  It is designed to enable students to respond to calls for service, disturbances, people in distress and court orders.    This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. 

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
36 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0077 - Criminal Investigations


    51 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to prepare the student to respond appropriately to a person or property crime victim, witness, and suspect; conduct a preliminary investigation on crimes against persons and crimes against property offenses; conduct a follow-up investigation to establish a suspect’s identity and/or ascertain facts of the case; and, give testimony in different types of court proceedings. It includes classroom instruction and practical exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
51 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0078 - Crime Scene to Courtroom


    36 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to prepare the student to respond to a crime scene, protect and survey a crime scene, process a crime scene, dust for latent prints, and document a crime scene by sketching. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
36 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0084 - DUI Traffic Stops


    33 Clock Hours
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It introduces the student to the basic rules for conducting safe and effective DUI stops, including identifying a driver under the influence of alcohol and drugs, conducting field sobriety tests, and completing a DUI investigation. It includes classroom instruction and practical proficiency exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
33 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0087 - Traffic Stops


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It introduces the student to the basic rules for conducting safe and effective traffic stops, including ethical consideration, safety considerations, citation and warning procedures, and dealing with abandoned vehicles. It includes classroom instruction and practical proficiency exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0088 - Traffic Crash Investigations


    33 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It introduces the student to traffic crash investigations, laws pertaining to traffic crashes and procedures for responding to a traffic crash. It includes classroom instruction and practical exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
33 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0092 - Critical Incidents


    45 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

     This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.  It is designed to enable students to identify the crowd control procedures to safely and effectively disperse or control a large group of people; understand local emergency response plans; respond to a bomb threat, assesses the scene, search and evacuate a building or suspected bomb sight, identify Weapons of Mass Destruction and properly respond to a WMD incident.  This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. 

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
45 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0096A - Criminal Justice Physical Fitness I


    31 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS and Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academies. It is designed to encourage students to improve their overall physical fitness, improve their score on the final fitness evaluation, and adopt a foundation for lifelong fitness. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
31 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0096B - Criminal Justice Physical Fitness II


    32 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS and Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academies. It is designed to encourage students to improve their overall physical fitness, improve their score on the final fitness evaluation, and adopt a foundation for lifelong fitness. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
32 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0300 - Introduction to Corrections


    33 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces students to the legal and ethical responsibilities of a correctional officer. Legal terms and definitions are explained. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
33 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0305 - CJSTC Communications


    42 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course covers the entire report writing process. Topics include interview and interrogation, interpersonal communication, and practical exercises. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
42 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0310 - Officer Safety


    12 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Correctional officer safety procedures are learned. Students will learn to identify potential hazards and learn how to safely respond. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
12 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0315 - Facility and Equipment


    12 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Students learn the appropriate procedures for inspecting a correctional facility and equipment. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
12 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0320 - Intake and Release


    18 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Students learn the appropriate procedures for admitting and releasing inmates in a correctional facility. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
18 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0325 - Supervising in a Correctional Facility


    42 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Students learn the appropriate procedures for supervising inmates in a correctional facility. They also learn to detect crimes and rule violations in various correctional facility settings. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
42 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0330 - Supervising Special Populations


    21 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Students learn how to identify and supervise special population groups, such as threat groups, juveniles, elderly, and mentally ill inmates. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
21 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0335 - Responding to Incidents and Emergencies


    18 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Students learn how to identify and respond to situations involving escapes, riots, bomb threats, fires, and medical emergencies in a correctional facility. This course is open only to students admitted to the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
18 Clock Hours
  
  • CJK 0422 - Dart-Firing Stun Gun


    9 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS and Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academies. It is designed to prepare students in the proper use of the Dart Firing Stun in accordance with the Florida State Statutes, the United States Constitution, and case law. It includes classroom instruction and practical physical exercises and demonstrations. This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy or Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
9 Clock Hours
  
  • CJL 1100 - Criminal Law


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Includes the study of the fundamentals of Criminal Law to include historical background and development, jurisdiction, the criminal act and responsibility, as well as, classification and analysis of Florida Statutes.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJL 1400 - Criminal Procedure


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Includes the study of the fundamentals of constitutional, criminal and civil law; principles, duties and mechanics of criminal procedures in Florida as applied to arrest, search, seizure, and court processing; and a functional analysis of the rules of evidence in court procedures.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJL 2130 - Criminal Evidence and Procedure


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides students with an overview of criminal procedure particularly applied to search and seizure and evaluation of evidence.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CJL 2500 - Courts and the Judicial Process


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to teach the student the major structures and basic legal concepts of the American criminal court system. The students shall learn the components, personnel, and inherent social issues in our present criminal court system.

3 Credit Hours

Dance

  
  • DAA 1100 - Fundamentals of Modern Dance


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring,, Summer)

    This beginning dance class serves as an introduction to the art of contemporary dance. It includes instruction and practice in basic modern dance techniques, improvisation, dance forms and brief historical overview.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1101 - Modern Dance II for Non-Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course includes a continued analysis of the modern dance at an intermediate level. Instruction and practice in specific contemporary dance techniques and performance qualities will be stressed.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1104 - Modern I for Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This dance class is designed to affect an understanding of the art of the modern dance. It includes a brief history of the dance; instruction and practice in basic dance techniques, improvisation, and dance forms. Performance, research and individual projects comprise the remaining class time. This course maybe taken 4 times for credit.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1200 - Fundamentals of Ballet


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This beginning dance course is designed to serve as an introduction to the tradition and discipline of the art of classical ballet. Physical development of the body as an expressive instrument for ballet movement will be stressed as strength, flexibility, balance, alignment, agility, turnout, control, elevation and sensitivity to line are studied.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1201 - Ballet II for Non-Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Intermediate Ballet is designed to train the student in the tradition of the art of the classical ballet beyond the basics. Continued development of the body as an expressive instrument for ballet movement will be stressed as students reach the proficiency level necessary to perform the more complicated steps of an intermediate class.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1204 - Ballet I for Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A beginning dance course designed to serve as an introduction to the tradition and discipline of the art of the classical ballet. Physical development of the body as an expressive instrument for ballet movement will be stressed as strength, flexibility, balance, agility, alignment, turn-out, control, elevation and sensitivity to line are studied. Performance, research and individual projects comprise the remaining class time. 

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1500 - Jazz I for Non-Majors


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The course includes a brief history of the jazz dance and instruction and practice in jazz dance techniques exploring popular dance idioms. 

    This course may be taken four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1500A - Beginning Jazz


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course includes a brief history of the jazz dance and instruction and practice in jazz dance techniques exploring popular dance idioms.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1504 - Jazz I for Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The course includes a brief history of the jazz dance and instruction and practice in jazz dance techniques exploring popular dance idioms. Performance, research and individual projects comprise the remaining class time.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 1520 - Tap I


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course includes instruction in tap dance technique and the introduction of time steps commonly used in musical theater auditions.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1521 - Tap II


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    The Tap II dance class includes a more in-depth history of tap dance, instruction and practice utilizing tap and exploring its various styles. 

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 1520 .

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1580 - Musical Theater Dance I


    1 Credit Hour
    (Summer)

    This beginning course covers the study of musical theater dance techniques and styles as related to a specific performance experience, usually Creative Dramatics. Students must participate in designated rehearsals and performances.

    Prerequisite(s): level of competency determined by audition.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1680 - Dance Workshop


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course includes instruction and participation in dance as required by specific productions, i.e., Theater/Show Choir.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1681 - Dance Ensemble


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    The student shall participate in the preparation and performance of original dance compositions to include Dance Line and Show Choir performances. 

    Prerequisite(s): level of competency determined by audition.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 1934C - Dance–Special Topics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    A defined special topics which is pursued under supervision of a faculty member and recorded through usual departmental procedures. Designed to permit a Collegiate High School student to pursue a course of study in applied dance. This course may be taken up to four (4) times for credit.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 2105 - Modern II for Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This dance class is designed to further the student’s understanding of the art of the modern dance. It includes continued study in history of the dance; instruction and practice in intermediate level dance techniques, improvisation, and dance forms. Performance, research and individual projects comprise the remaining class time.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 2205 - Ballet II for Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This dance course is designed to serve as an further training in the tradition and discipline of the art of the classical ballet. Physical development of the body as an expressive instrument for ballet movement will be stressed as strength, flexibility, balance, agility, alignment, turn-out, control, elevation and sensitivity to line are studied. Performance, research and individual projects comprise the remaining class time. 

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 2505 - Jazz II for Majors


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    The course includes a brief history of the jazz dance and instruction and practice in jazz dance techniques exploring popular dance idioms. Performance, research and individual projects comprise the remaining class time. This course may be taken 4 times for credit.

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 1504  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 2581 - Musical Theater Dance II


    1 Credit Hour
    (Summer)

    The continued study of Musical Theater dance techniques and styles as related to a specific performance experience, usually Summer Ensemble Workshop. Students must participate in rehearsals and performances. 

    Prerequisite(s): level of competency determined by audition.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 2610 - Dance Composition


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    An introduction and practice in the application of compositional tools encourages the student to explore and compose dance. By studying the body’s movement in time and space the student will improve technical skills, develop improvisation and choreographic skills and enhance overall dance performance. Previous dance experience is helpful. 

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
2 Credit Hours
  
  • DAA 2682 - Dance Workshop II


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course includes continued instruction and participation in dance as required by specific productions, i.e., Theater/Show Choir. 

    Prerequisite(s): A demonstration of competency determined by audition.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAA 2683 - Performance Dance, (Repertory and/or Original Choreography)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course includes the continuation of study and participation in all rehearsals of selected works of dance repertory and/or original choreography culminating in public performance. 

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • DAN 1750 - Dance Conditioning


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    Dance Conditioning is an excellent course in which to begin your dance training. It is designed to improve fundamentals for the beginning/intermediate student through daily practice in floor work, yoga, and Pilates exercises. This movement class will get you ready to meet the challenges of other dance classes by toning, strengthening and preparing the body to move. 

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour

Dental Assisting

  
  • DEA 0020 - Pre-Clinical Procedures Theory


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to the dental assisting profession to include orientation to four handed dentistry and general dental office procedures including, but not limited to basic principles of disease prevention, patient data collection and assessment, and instrumentation. Emphasis is on adhering to safety guidelines as specified by OSHA.

    Corequisite(s): DEA 0020L .

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DEA 0020L - Pre-Clinical Practice Lab


    90 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This is a comprehensive chair side competency based course. The course provides the skills practice necessary for dental assisting students entering four handed dentistry practice including but not limited to infection control, taking and recording vital signs, assisting with operative procedures, principles of preventive dentistry, instrument identification, and use and maintenance of equipment. Emphasis is on aseptic technique and clinical competency with procedures performed in a contemporary dental practice.

    Corequisite(s): DEA 0020  , DES 0103L  and DES 0103    

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
90 Clock Hours
  
  • DEA 0130 - Oral Pathology


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a general study of the scientific and clinical concepts that include additional knowledge base necessary to the practice of dental assisting. Students will study the normal and abnormal conditions of the oral cavity such as dental caries prevention, the dental caries process and recognition of various common pathological conditions. Oral pathology, histology and embryology are included. Emphasis is on the interrelationship of the information presented with the clinical practice of dental assisting.

    Prerequisite(s): DES 0400

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours
  
  • DEA 0132 - Dental Nutrition


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This is a comprehensive course designed to integrate nutrition into diagnosis, care and treatment of dental patients. It also focuses on the relationships between dental disease, lifestyles, eating habits and oral health.

    Corequisite(s): DES 0400  

30 Clock Hours
  
  • DEA 0803L - Clinical Practice I


    150 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This competency based clinical course provides a real world setting in which to integrate the laboratory and clinical skills learned in the classroom. The student receives closely supervised hands on training in chair side dental assisting through rotations at community dental offices. Progress is evaluated using predetermined competency guidelines. Students must provide their own transportation, current CPR training, and up-to-date immunization records. Specific procedure requirements and 90 clinical rotation hours (minimum) must be fulfilled to successfully complete this course.

    Prerequisite(s):  

    DEA 0020 , DEA 0020L , DES 0103 , DES 0103L , DES 0400 , DES 0844  

    Corequisite(s): DES 0205 , DES 0205L , DES 0830  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.

150 Clock Hours
  
  • DEA 0852L - Clinical Practice II


    180 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a continuation of Clinical Practice I. It provides a real world setting for students to receive additional training in the clinical skills learned in class. Students are assigned to various offices in the community including but not limited to general dentists, oral surgeons, orthodontists, periodontists, and endodontists. Performance evaluations are utilized to measure competency and provide feedback from the local dental offices to the instructor regarding the students’ competency level. Skills are strengthened in Seminar Lab. Students must provide their own transportation, current CPR training, and up-to-date immunization records. Specific procedure requirements and 150 clinical rotation hours (minimum) must be fulfilled to successfully complete this course.

    Prerequisite(s): DES 0205  DES 0205L  DEA 0020  DEA 0020L  DES 0103  DES 0103L  DEA 0803L  DES 0400  DES 0844  DES 0602  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
180 Clock Hours
  
  • DEA 0936 - Dental Assisting Seminar


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to provide a review of materials commonly covered on the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Exam. Topics include but are not limited to infection control, general chair side procedures, and radiographic technique. The seminar will provide a mock board examination, and opportunities for review, problem solving, and strengthening skills. The course also serves as an opportunity for feedback from students’ Clinical Practice.

    Prerequisite(s): DEA 0852L , DEA 0803L , DES 0205 , DES 0205L  

    Corequisite(s): DEA 0803L , DES 0206L .

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0103 - Dental Materials


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a comprehensive study of the theory of manipulation, physical and chemical properties of materials used in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral disease. The competency based lab that accompanies this course includes exercises to illustrate application and use of selected materials. Students will study various materials including but not limited to impression materials, waxes, filled and unfilled resins, dental amalgams, gypsum, as well as acrylic plastics. Students will become familiar with various pieces of dental laboratory equipment and their uses.

    Corequisite(s): DES 0103L  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0103L - Dental Materials Lab


    90 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a comprehensive study of the manipulation, physical and chemical properties of materials used in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral disease. Emphasis is on practical application as it relates to the role of the dental assistant in the contemporary dental practice. It is a competency based lab that accompanies the theory course and includes exercises to illustrate application and uses of selected materials. Students practice the use of various materials including but not limited to impression materials, waxes, filled and unfilled resins, dental amalgams, gypsum, and acrylic plastics.

    Corequisite(s): DES 0103  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
90 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0205 - Dental Radiology I


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to introduce the theory, application and principles of radiographic exposure and processing techniques used in dentistry. Students will receive instruction including but not limited to historical data, radiation safety, exposure, processing, mounting and error prevention. Image interpretation of radiographic anatomical structures will be included.

    Prerequisite(s): DES 0400 , DEA 0020 , DEA 0020L  

    Corequisite(s): DES 0205L .

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0205L - Dental Radiology Laboratory I


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This laboratory course assists students in radiographic performance techniques using DXTR manikins to achieve competency prior to exposure of various patients with varied dentitions. Students practice exposing, mounting, radiographic interpretation, safe darkroom procedures, identification of landmarks and distinguishing radiographic pathology from normal landmarks. Clinical radiographic skills necessary to produce diagnostic quality radiographs including bitewings, periapical radiographs, and panoramic x-rays will be covered. Emphasis is on patient and operator safety guidelines and producing diagnostic quality radiographs.

    Prerequisite(s): DES 0400 DEA 0020 DEA 0020L    

    Corequisite(s): DES 0205 .

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0206 - Dental Radiology Theory II


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Students will learn to identify the normal landmarks of intraoral and extra oral images. They will also be able to demonstrate the ability to interpret x-rays and recognize and identify abnormalities on dental images.  Students will learn how to discuss their finding with a dentist, without overstepping the boundaries of diagnosing, from a dental image.  Students will be able to explain the differences in cancellous and cortical bone.  Students will be able to use an x-ray to identify different restoration types and irregularities in those restorations. Students will be able to point and identify trauma, pulpal lesions and periapical lesions on an x-ray.

    Prerequisite(s): DEA 0020 DEA 0020L DES 0205 DES 0205L , and DES 0400    

    Corequisite(s): DES 0206L  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0206L - Dental Radiology Laboratory II


    30 Clock Hours
    (Summer)

    This laboratory course assists students in additional radiographic performance techniques to include surveys on patients with varied dentitions. Students practice advanced radiographic exposure techniques, interpretation, additional darkroom procedures, identification of landmarks and distinguishing various radiographic pathology. Clinical radiographic skills necessary to produce diagnostic quality x-rays including bitewing, radiographs, periapical radiographs, and panoramic surveys on actual patients are implemented. Emphasis is placed on patient and operator safety guideline and producing diagnostic quality radiographs. This course will involve live patients, scheduling appointments and presenting prescriptions for x-rays from local dentist.

    Prerequisite(s): DES 0400 , DES 0205 DES 0205L  

    Corequisite(s): DES 0206  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0400 - Dental Anatomy


    90 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course provides a detailed study of the orofacial and related structures of the head and neck including, but not limited to the eruption, identification and function of the human dentition, study of bony, circulatory, muscular and nervous systems of the head, neck and surrounding structures associated with the oral cavity. A brief introduction to oral histology and embryology will be included.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
90 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0501 - Dental Practice Management


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course includes theory and content relating to practical administrative duties performed in the dental office. Lectures and role playing activities are related to the responsibilities of the dental assistant. Topics include but are not limited to appointment scheduling, billing, collections, record keeping, clerical and dental supply inventory. Students are introduced to the use of dental practice software with hands on computer experience. Legal responsibilities, interpersonal relations, and interview skills are included.

    Prerequisite(s):  DEA 0020 , DEA 0020L  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0602 - Pharmacology and Dental Office Emergencies


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to familiarize the dental assisting student with the basic concepts and considerations regarding pharmacology and pharmaceutics used in dentistry. Topics presented include nitrous oxide monitoring, emergency procedures and protocol. Lectures will include recognition of emergency conditions in the dental office, not limited to syncope, anaphylaxis, and cardiovascular incidents. Emphasis is placed on the role of the dental assistant in the prevention and management of dental office emergencies.

    Prerequisite(s): DEA 0020  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0830 - Expanded Function Theory


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces the dental assisting student to the dental specialty practices and more advanced clinical skills. It also provides the theory of dental specialty practice administration as it relates to the role of the dental assistant including ethical and legal ramifications. Lectures relate topics including but not limited to dental specialty procedures, instruments used in the specialty practices and duties delegated to dental assistants according to the rules and regulations of the Florida Dental Practice Act. Role playing and problem solving activities using case studies relate to duties delegated to dental assistants.

    Prerequisite(s): DEA 0020 , DEA 0020L , DES 0400 DES 0103 DES 0103L    

    Corequisite(s): DES 0830L  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0830L - Expanded Functions Lab


    60 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This laboratory course accompanies the clinical practice lecture course DES 0830 and provides opportunity for students to practice application of the duties delegated to dental assistants according to the Florida Dental Practice Act. Students become more proficient in more advanced skills. Competencies containing information and behavioral objectives allow students to master each skill before advancing to the next.

    Prerequisite(s): DEA 0020  DEA 0020L  DES 0103  DES 0103L  DES 0400  

    Corequisite(s): DES 0830  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
60 Clock Hours
  
  • DES 0844 - Infection Control for Dental Assistants


    30 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a general study in biomedical sciences of preventive dentistry to familiarize the dental assisting student with basic principles of microbiology, basic body structures, and their functions and effects as manifested in the oral cavity. The course also covers the effects of nutrition and the role of microorganisms in dental health and blood borne pathogens.

    Corequisite(s): DEA 0020 , DEA 0020L  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
30 Clock Hours

Domestic Security

  
  • DSC 1002 - Domestic and International Terrorism


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to assist students in recognizing and understanding the elements and objectives of terrorism and 4th Generation Warfare and how they affect public safety planning and response operations.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1004 - Introduction to NRF and NIMS


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Designed to inform emergency responders and planners of the key elements in the National Response Framework (NRF) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and their relationship to planning and response operations. The curriculum includes classroom exercises.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1222 - Psychological Management of Disaster Victims


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces students to a general overview of terrorism and the potential psychological effect of terrorist events on victims.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1250 - Unmanned Vehicles Fundamentals for Disaster Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course examines the protocol and interagency support concepts for the utilization of unmanned vehicles in preparation and response of catastrophic events. Students will be introduced to the development of an emergency response plan which will include unmanned vehicle concepts such as observation, communications, safety, training, and also integration between Public safety agencies.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1552 - Critical Infrastructure Protection


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces participants to the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) process to secure the effective protection of the people, physical entities, and cyber systems that are critical. The CIP course will guide leaders in the systematic protection of critical infrastructures. More basically, the course will introduce decision sequence that assists leaders and future leaders in ultimately determining exactly what really needs protection as well as when. The course will introduce a time-efficient and resource-restrained practice that ensures the protection of only those infrastructures upon which survivability, continuity of operations, and mission success depend.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1562 - Homeland Security Threat Strategy


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course addresses problems of terrorism from a criminal justice perspective. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of the major issues associated with responding to terrorism in a democratic society. The course focuses on the threat of terrorism to the United States and will review specific strategies to deter terrorist threats to the U.S. The course will assess the relative effectiveness of anti-terrorist activities.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1631 - Planning Considerations for Terror Prevention


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces participants to various aspects of planning for potential terrorist activity. The student will be introduced to basic principles of emergency management, communications, security threats, and the effects these operations may have on personnel. The student will learn techniques for evaluating their own jurisdiction’s vulnerability against terrorist attacks. Students will gain knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of local agencies during terrorism responses. The course introduces participants to various aspects of emergency management of terrorist activity.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 1751 - Homeland Security Policy and Law


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces participants to the major debates about balancing democratic freedoms with security from the Patriot Act to Supreme Court decisions on detention powers. The course provides insight into legal strategies necessary to confront ongoing national security threats. The course examines laws designed to preserve both our security and our democratic way of life.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 2055 - Issues in Disaster Response


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course serves as an introduction to disaster response and mitigation for the first responder. Students will be introduced to legislation that has had a major impact on disaster and incident response, the role of local, tribal, state and federal government response to incident and disaster declarations and a brief introduction to the National Incident Management System, National Response Plan and the Incident Management System.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • DSC 2056 - Disaster Response Operations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course examines the response protocol, logistics, responsibilities, interagency support, and concepts of front end planning involved in preparation for a catastrophic event. Students will be introduced to the development of an emergency response plan that will include concepts such as lookout, awareness, communications, escape, safety (laces), training, and various agency relationships.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • DSC 2900 - Development of Unmanned Vehicle Applications


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Students complete a project that demonstrates excellence by applying the knowledge of unmanned drones gained from the public safety core courses. Successful completion of the course requires demonstration of the achievement of program objectives and learning outcomes.

3 Credit Hours

Drafting and Design

  
  • EGN 1111C - Engineering Graphics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Covers the use of instruments, lettering practice; geometric construction; multiview projection and conventions, auxiliary views, section views, axonometric and oblique projections, rotation, patterns and development, and methods of reproduction.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1102  or equivalent: prerequisite only applies to Architectural Drafting and Design students.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • EGN 1130C - Descriptive Geometry


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Covers basic principles of orthographic projection, auxiliary views and rotation as they apply to points, lines and planes in space; addition of coplanar and non-coplanar vectors; intersections and developments; and selected abstract, exponometric and oblique projection, and practical problems.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 1111C  or equivalent.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 1102 - Introduction to Technical Drawing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring, Summer, Fall)

    A course in the fundamental principles of the graphic language (the language of industry) and is developed for students without previous mechanical drawing experience. Topics include: use and care of instruments, lettering, geometric construction, multiview projection, sketching techniques, inking, and methods of reproduction.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 1112 - Mechanical Drafting I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The second of a sequence of courses in drafting which includes basic use of instruments, freehand lettering, geometric construction, orthographic projection, sections and conventional revolutions, dimensioning, inking, mechanical lettering, methods of reproduction, and developing computer-aided drafting skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1102  and ETD 1320C  or equivalent

4 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 1217 - Fundamentals of Dimensioning and Tolerancing


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    A course designed to help students develop the basic fundamentals of dimensioning and tolerancing. Topics include: dimensioning systems such as; metric, decimal, fractional-inch, foot and inch, tolerancing methods, limits and tolerances, tolerancing accumulation, dimensioning practices, and standards fits.

4 Credit Hours
  
  • Advanced Technology-Design

    ETD 1320C - AutoCAD I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A basic course on the use of AutoCAD Software to include: introduction to AutoCAD, drawing commands, display and inquiry commands, modify commands, dimensioning and annotation, data exchange and output files.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 1340C - AutoCAD II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The second course in a series designed to develop skill and proficiency in the use of AutoCAD software to include: additional drawing commands, editing commands, modify commands, advanced display and inquiry commands, advanced dimensioning and annotation, advanced layering, block, attributes and X-Ref, paper space, UCS, data exchange and output files.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1320C  or equivalent.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 1355C - AutoCAD 3-D Modeling I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    A basic course in mechanical design using basic computer geometry techniques. Topics will include: orthographic projections, space relationships of points, lines, planes and revolution of objects. Additional coverage will include principles of surface generation, intersections, wire modeling, and solid modeling techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1340C  or equivalent.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 1801C - Technical Illustration


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    The purpose of this course is to help students develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to be job entry-level qualified as technical illustrators.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1112  or EGN 1130C , and ETD 1340C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 2150 - Industrial Print Reading


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The beginning level aspects of reading industrial prints such as drawing notes, title blocks, revision blocks, legends, schedules, multiviews, and parts list.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 2218 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Summer)

    An introductory course in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing using the geometric method nationally accepted according to ASMEY 14.5M. Topics covered include: definition and terms, symbols, datum referencing, locational tolerancing, form tolerancing, profile tolerancing, orientation and runout tolerancing, and math for positional tolerancing.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1217  or equivalent.

4 Credit Hours
  
  • ETD 2350C - AutoCAD III


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An advanced course designed to help students develop proficiency in the area of computer aided drafting and systems drafting. Topics covered include: transfer drawings, digitized drawings, explanatory drawings, multiview projections, exploded assemblies, pictorial drawings, auxiliary views, sections, details, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and CADD concepts.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1340C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
 

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