Jun 28, 2022  
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)

 

Legal Assisting

  
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    PLA 1013 - Introduction to the Legal System


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    A practical introduction to the US legal system, types and sources of law, the courts, and related topics; a beginning course for students seeking careers in legal secretary technology or legal assisting.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 1114 - Legal Research and Writing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is designed to provide the student with necessary skills and knowledge required in legal research/case analysis and legal writing.

    Prerequisite(s):   is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 1203 - Civil Procedure


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course provides an insight into the system of dispute resolution for private parties and the government provided by the court systems of the various states and the federal government in a non-criminal setting.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 1600 - Wills, Trusts, and Probate


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to provide the student with an introductory knowledge of estate planning, wills, and probate administration.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 1800 - Introduction to Family Law


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    An introduction to practices as they relate to family law.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 2273 - Tort Law


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to provide the student with an introductory knowledge of tort law with objectives centered on personal injury torts.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 2949 - Internship - Paralegal


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This is an individualized internship course that provides the student with supervised professional experience utilizing skills acquired in the program of study.  The student will work with a qualified work site supervisor on approved projects related to his or her degree in a professional environment.  The work site supervisor will evaluate the student’s performance, and the student will submit report(s), examples of projects completed, or other assignments as required by the instructor, as appropriate, during the internship experience for evaluation by the college instructor.  If this course is taken for credit more than once, the student must, on the second and subsequent (if applicable) enrollment(s), develop in concert with the work site supervisor and college instructor a unique set of objectives and assessments. 

    Prerequisite(s): completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours in the appropriate discipline, including   and permission of the instructor is required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

    *This college credit course is not intended for transfer and may not be applied toward the AA degree.
3 Credit Hours

Library Science

  
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    LIS 1001 - Library Skills


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    A self-paced course on how individual students can make effective and efficient use of library resources.  Students develop the basic information literacy skills necessary for college coursework, general research, and for lifelong learning in an information centered society.

1 Credit Hour
  
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    LIS 2004 - Introduction to Internet Research


    1 Credit Hour ▲
    (Offered as needed)

    Introduction to Internet Research is a one-credit hour course offered only online.  The course focuses on methods of accessing information resources available through the internet.  Students learn to design search strategies, retrieve, evaluate, and cite internet resources.

    Prerequisite(s): a full service Internet account, including an electronic mail address from an Internet Service Provider (ISP), or access through a corporate or educational institution prior to beginning the course.

    ▲ Courses listed with this symbol address NWFSC’s Technology-Across-the Curriculum student learning outcome, namely that all associate degree graduates are competent in basic technology use.    
1 Credit Hour ▲

Literature

  
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    AML 2010 - American Literature: 1492 - 1865


    3 Credit Hours ¶
    (Offered as needed)

    A course in American Literature from the pre-Colonial period to the Civil War. This course may be used for Humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 .

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.   
3 Credit Hours ¶
  
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    AML 2020 - American Literature: 1865 - Present


    3 Credit Hours ¶
    (Offered as needed)

    A course in American Literature from Civil War to present. This course may be used for Humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 . (Note: AML 2010  is not a prerequisite for this course)

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.   
3 Credit Hours ¶
  
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    ENL 2012A - English Literature: Old English through the Enlightenment


    3 Credit Hours ¶
    (Offered as needed)

    A study of English literature from the Old English period, Beowulf, through the late Eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment, focusing on major works and their authors with an emphasis upon the literature as a significant reflection of and contribution to the political, cultural, social, religious, and economic milieu of each age. This course may be used as a Humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 .

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.  
3 Credit Hours ¶
  
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    ENL 2022 - English Literature: Romantic Period Through the Present


    3 Credit Hours ¶
    (Offered as needed)

    A study of English literature from the Romantic period through the present, focusing on major works and their authors with an emphasis upon the literature as a significant reflection of and contribution to the political, cultural, social, religious, and economic milieu of each age. This course may be used as a Humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. If used to meet AA Gordon Rule requirements for general education, a minimum grade of “C” is required.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 . (Note: ENL 2012A  is not a prerequisite for this course)

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.  
3 Credit Hours ¶
  
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    LIT 2090 - Contemporary Literature


    3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶
    (Offered as needed)

    Studies in contemporary literature, focusing on comments on modern man. May be used as Humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 .

    ❖ Courses listed with this symbol have an international and/or diversity focus and meet Teacher Education Programs’ common prerequisites.

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.   

     

3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶
  
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    LIT 2100 - World Literature: Antiquity through the Renaissance


    3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Designed to encourage students to know and appreciate the great literature that helps to mold their thinking and everyday living. Includes, without regard to national origin, those masterpieces of world literature, from antiquity through the Renaissance, that reflect cultural and intellectual heritage. May be used as a Humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. If used to meet the Gordon Rule requirements for general education, a minimum grade of “C” is required.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 .

    ❖ Courses listed with this symbol have an international and/or diversity focus and meet Teacher Education Programs’ common prerequisites.

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.  

     

3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶
  
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    LIT 2120 - World Literature: Renaissance through the Present


    3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶
    (Offered, Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Designed to encourage students to know and appreciate the great literature that helps to mold their thinking and everyday living. Includes, without regard to national origin, those masterpieces of world literature, from the Renaissance to the present, that reflect cultural and intellectual heritage. May be used as a humanities credit. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101 . (Note: LIT 2100  is not a prerequisite for this course)

    ❖ Courses listed with this symbol have an international and/or diversity focus and meet Teacher Education Programs’ common prerequisites.

    ¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit. 

     

3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶

Machining/CNC

  
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    ETI 2419C - Advanced Concepts of CNC Machines and CNC Machining Practices


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to provide the student with advanced concepts in CNC machines and CNC machining to include: theory, operation, setup, safety, and practices.

    Prerequisite(s): PMT 2261C  or PMT 2262C  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PMT 1203C - Introduction to Machining


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course introduces the student to basic mechanic fundamentals. Instructional topics will include hand tool identification and application, power tool identification and application and shop safety.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PMT 1250C - Introduction to CNC Machining


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The history and development of CNC (computer numerical control). Programming methods are reviewed with the emphasis of skills placed on programming, milling, drilling and turning with M and G code preparation. Manual and computer assisted programming are also reviewed. Students will program, set up and operate full size CNC machines found in our manufacturing lab. Projects will be assigned to students with an expectation of performing these tasks on manufacturing equipment.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PMT 2213C - Machining I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

     In this course students will continue to develop basic machining skills and better utilize machine tool accessories to assist in different machining operations to include: Set up and utilize machine tool accessories, Vertical knee milling operation, manual lathe operations, manual lathe threading and drill press operations.

    Prerequisite(s):   and   or equivalent experience

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PMT 2261C - CNC Machining I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides training in CNC machine operation and programming. The student will gain technical knowledge and programming methods employed in CNC machining centers. CNC Machine programming, set-up and operations are taught using computer and hands on applications. Metal fabrication processes are taught through lectures, demonstration and student generated projects. Completion of this course offers students technical skills as a CNC operator processes to be applied in various machining and fabrication industries. MasterCam–Lathe is taught to provide the student programming application in CNC machining.

    Prerequisite(s): PMT 1250C  or equivalent experience.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PMT 2262C - CNC Machining II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course will offer students a working knowledge of MasterCam Mill 2-D and Solidworks. This is the second class offered which teaches the student 3-D design using solidworks. An in-depth study of CAD/CAM software, CNC processing methods and the set-up of CNC machining centers. The course lectures and lab offer students hands-on applications using Solidworks generated projects processed with Mastercam tool path software to generate various projects. The student will also learn to calculate machining feeds and Speeds, edit CNC programs and part production for Mill and Lathe.

    Prerequisite(s): PMT 2261C  or eqivalent experience.

3 Credit Hours

Management

  
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    HUS 4950 - Capstone: Human Resources Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This capstone will build upon and integrate the primary human resource management skills introduced in prior emphasis courses. Students will have the opportunity to work on a hands-on project to demonstrate, apply, and develop their knowledge in the field of human resources. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): MAN 3310 MAN 3320 MAN 3350 , and senior standing are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 2021 - Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Each function of management is analyzed and described in a systematic manner. Both the distilled experience of practical managers and the findings of scholars are presented. Other aspects of management are presented such as management process and concepts analysis of the technical knowledge and skills of managers, influences upon managerial decision-making process, and the psychological principles inherent in management.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 2300 - Personnel Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    An introduction to personnel practices and procedures. Topics include the personnel management system, maximizing employee potential, organizational behavior, and labor management relations.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3052 - Management Philosophy and Practice


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    A comprehensive study of contrasting philosophies of management, current theories of leadership, management and supervision, as well as current trends and issues for business managers; focuses on applications and cases for development of competencies across all business functions and units; emphasis is placed on the cross-functional aspects of management, as well as the manager’s need for a general business perspective. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required. Concurrent or prior enrollment in GEB 3031  and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3120 - Leadership and Group Dynamics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    An applied leadership course with a focus on case studies, projects and group interaction; includes theoretical background on group dynamics, small group behavior and motivation, power, types of groups, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and team-building. Emphasis will be placed on sociological and psychological dimensions of inter-group relations, including analysis and problem-solving through simulations, cases and similar activities which reflect a general business perspective, as well as leadership and group dynamics across a variety of business units/functions. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required.  Concurrent or prior enrollment in GEB 3031  and MAN 3052 , and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3240 - Organizational Behavior


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Designed to develop student understanding of individual, group and organizational issues that affect and shape businesses. Topics include motivation, communication, decision making, leadership, power, organizational structure, team performance, organization diversity and change management. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3310 - Issues in Human Resource Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Introduces the full range of human resource management functional areas, including recruiting and hiring staff, performance evaluations, employment regulations, discipline and termination, downsizing, compensation and benefits, job analysis, the organized labor setting, equity/diversity issues, and policy design. Approach will focus on current issues and applications. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3320 - Employee Staffing and Benefits


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    An intermediate level course in employment staffing issues focusing on staffing patterns, organizational structures, job analysis and design, staffing efficiencies, employee assistance programs, staff projection models, and employee services. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing and MAN 3310  are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3350 - Training and Development


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Covers various staff training and development models, effective workshop techniques, designing and implementing company-wide training and development programs. Assessment of training needs, training and development as a benefit and setting development goals; students will design and conduct at least one workshop/training session for fellow students. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing and GEB 3213   are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3505 - Production Operations and Logistics Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course examines the integration of production operations and logistics management and how this enables an organization to compete successfully in business. Special emphasis is placed on the relationships that exist between operations and the supply chain to include operations and supply chain strategies, business processes, project management, product design and development, and inventory management.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3574 - Acquisition Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Students will be exposed to the fundamentals of government acquisitions. This course provides conceptual material on government acquisitions, to include program planning, execution, and control. Students will be introduced to the elements of program risk and learn risk management techniques. The systems engineering process will be emphasized to include work breakdown structures, cost – benefit analysis, and scheduling. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing and GEB 3031  or MAN 3052   are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3583 - Project Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    In this introductory Project Management course, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of general project management. This course provides conceptual material on project management techniques appropriate in system/subsystems management. Topics include project management functions, project manager roles and responsibilities, the project life cycle, and conflict resolution. Emphasis will be placed on project oversight issues across the various business units and functions. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing and GEB 3031  or MAN 3052  are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3593 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Logistics and Supply Chain Management provides an introduction to logistics concepts in both the business and government environment. The student will gain an appreciation of the various logistics missions encountered both in the business world and government acquisition and support programs. The key concept is that logistics is a process that adds value to the end product whether it is a commercial item for a customer or a system used by the government which must achieve a desired state of readiness through an established or acquired infrastructure. Emphasis will be placed on the challenges related to providing logistical support for procurement, manufacturing, and life cycle support. The course will focus on supply chain strategies, logistics information systems, order fulfillment, inventory, demand forecasting, and collaborative planning. In addition, the student will be introduced to transportation constraints, third party logistics (3PL), warehousing, materials handling, international logistics and facility planning. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing and MAN 3052  are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3610 - Global Logistics Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    Examines selected industrial relations systems of Western Europe, Asia and the Americas, with special emphasis on differences among systems and the reasons such differences exist. The industrial relations significance of the multinational enterprise and management problems associated with operations in diverse systems are analyzed.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing and MAN 3593  are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3786 - Sustainable Enterprise Planning


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course introduces students to assessment tools, design and construction considerations, and operating planning requirements for sustainable enterprises. Students will learn about the ecological and economic benefits of sustainability/green practices. Additionally, they will learn how product, process, and service decisions affect sustainable enterprise concepts. Today’s enterprises focus on social and environmental challenges, marketing, supply chain decisions, recycling, reusing, reconditioning, and other product and service decisions in order to realize a competitive advantage. This course will focus on best practices, case studies, evolving trends, and experimental efforts regarding sustainable/green systems.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 3903 - Operations Research


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Operations Research is a science of modeling and optimization. It allows to model real-world problems by using mathematics, statistics and computers. It provides us the tools and theories to solve real-world problems by finding the optimal solutions to models subject to constraints of time, labor, resource, materials and business rules. With Operations Research, people make intelligent decisions to develop and manage their processes and businesses. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required. STA 2023 ,  , and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4162 - Customer Relations for Managers


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course focuses on relationship building for all customers of an organization. The impact of culture and diversity on business relationships, successful negotiation strategies, and promotion of the organization through media relations are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the manager’s role in improving customer relationships by creating a customer-focused, organizational climate.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4401 - Labor Relations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course explores the impact of employee organizations on labor relations, current problems, conflicts and trends and includes the development of managerial approaches to achieve labor management cooperation.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4520 - Quality Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (As Needed)

    This course examines the strategic role of quality within an organization, as well as strategic issues involved in managing quality. Topics include assessing customer requirements, developing customer focus and measuring quality performance. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4555 - Quality Certification: ISO 9000


    3 Credit Hours
    (As Needed)

    A comprehensive study of internationally uniform quality standards (ISO 9000 and the steps to individual and organizational certification; includes management responsibility, quality system documentation, contract review, design control, process control, inspection and testing, corrective actions and other certification topics. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4570 - Purchasing and Materials Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    The management of purchasing and the materials for production processes. Cost/price analysis, computer systems, forecasting, materials requirements, negotiations, and contracting are included.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4594 - Reverse Logistics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    In this course forward-moving logistics is compared to reverse-moving logistics. Both goods and information are discussed. Topics include federal and state regulations, waste management, recycled materials, technology, financial controls, stakeholders, and performance measurement.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4595 - Logistics Technology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course provides an overview of the use of technology (bar codes, gps, and radio frequency identification tags) in logistics to control recalls, returns, recycling, and waste management. Management functions, data synchronization, and interrelationships between different technologies to capture data regarding products moving in a logistics system are also discussed.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4720 - Strategic Planning and Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course addresses the integration of organizational functions to achieve competitive advantage and organizational harmony through strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation. Activities include case studies and a strategic planning simulation. Topics include change theory, decision-making, planning models, and strategic planning processes as applied in a variety of business settings, units, and functions. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

     

     

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4930 - Capstone: Acquisition Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    In this seminar, students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on projects applying the techniques in MAN 3574 - Acquisition Management . Emphasis will be on government acquisition management. Students will create a work-breakdown structure, a project schedule, and perform a cost-benefit analysis of alternatives. Earned value management will be introduced as a method of program control. Students will also identify potential risk areas and suggest mitigation plans. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): BUL 4333 , BUL 4931  , MAN 3574  and senior standing are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4931 - Capstone: Project Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This seminar will build on the basic project management skills by introducing the basic tools used by project managers. The student will learn management techniques for project planning, budgeting, scheduling and control techniques, cost estimating and project management software applications. Students will be exposed to the relationship of purchasing and contracting with project management. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Project Management Emphasis: BUL 4333, GEB 4454, MAN 3120, MAN 3583, and senior standing are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

    Quality Improvement Emphasis: MAN 3583, MAN 3593, MAN 4520, MAN 4555, and senior standing are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

     

     

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAN 4940 - Capstone: Supervision


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This capstone course will build upon and integrate the primary management skills and concepts introduced in prior emphasis courses. Students will have the opportunity to work on a hands-on project to demonstrate, apply, and develop their knowledge. This course will also cover basic entrepreneurial principles, which will be integrated throughout the student-led projects. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

     

    Prerequisite(s): MAN 3593 MAN 3903 MAN 4720 , and senior standing are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MNA 1161 - Customer Service


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Designed to build and maintain the critical skills necessary to be a dynamic and successful professional. Students and front-line individuals who work with customers every day will develop strategies to create positive customer relationships. This course provides a practical approach to the thorny issues of customer dissatisfaction and will enable managers to keep service personnel focused on the organization’s goals and objectives.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MNA 1345 - Supervision I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    The course presents the functions of a personnel manager, philosophy of general management, organizational structure, employer socioeconomic climate and career information. Included also are job descriptions and specifications, recruiting practices, applications, resumes, interviewing, placement, performance appraisals, wage and salary administration and other related topics.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MNA 2100 - Organizational Behavior


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Designed to help students develop an understanding of how they may be motivated to work together in greater harmony in all kinds of organizations. The basis of human motivation and how it is influenced by leadership, the organization itself, and the social environment in which the organization exists.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MNA 2141 - Leadership Techniques


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This interdisciplinary course addresses leadership in a group setting and focuses on leadership development through discussion, readings, group and individual projects and other applied activities.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours

Marketing

  
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    MAR 2011 - Introduction to Marketing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    An introductory course in the field of marketing including a look at marketing as it exists in our economy today. Consideration of the market, the product, distribution channels. Special emphasis on the study of human behavior in marketing promotion.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAR 4333 - Marketing Strategy


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This upper-level marketing course is aimed at the marketing functions of a business, with emphasis on how strategies are developed and how the marketing mix is created to meet the wants and needs of consumers. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MKA 2021 - Professional Selling


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Selling, correct attitudes and personal attributes for dealing with the public on a business or professional basis.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MKA 2041 - Retail Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course covers retail store management, location, buying merchandise, control policies, services, pricing, expenses, profits, training and supervision of retail sales forces, and administrative problems. Also includes a variety of current perspectives in retailing management.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MKA 2511 - Introduction to Advertising


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Advertising as a marketing tool, its planning, creation, and use. A survey of copy writing, layout, and media (newspapers, magazines, radio, television, films, etc.)

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours

Mathematics

  
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    MAC 1105 - College Algebra


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is a function-based college algebra course which includes the following topics: functions and functional notation; domains and ranges of functions; graphs of functions and relations; operations on functions; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, and rational functions; absolute value and radical functions; exponential and logarithmic properties, functions, and equations; systems of equations and inequalities; and applications of functions (curve fitting, modeling, optimization, exponential/logarithmic growth and decay). Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of MAT 1033A  or equivalent with a “C” or better or appropriate placement score.

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.
3 Credit Hours ♦
  
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    MAC 1114 - Trigonometry


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is the second course in a Pre-calculus sequence which includes the following topics: definitions, graphs, and properties of the six trigonometric functions and their inverses; trigonometric identities; solving trigonometric equations; solving right and oblique triangles and applications; complex numbers; vectors; and the polar coordinate system. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAC 1140  with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent; or appropriate placement score. This course may be taken concurrently with MAC 1140  with special permission of the Mathematics Department.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAC 1140 - Pre-Calculus Algebra


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is the first course in a two-course Pre-calculus sequence which includes the following: equations and inequalities; linear, quadratic, logarithmic and exponential functions and relations; systems of equations; matrices and determinants, mathematical proof techniques, including mathematical induction; binomial theorem; sequences and series; and applications of algebraic techniques in the real world. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAC 1105  with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent; or appropriate placement score.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAC 2233 - Business Calculus


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is a calculus course covering limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on business applications. There is some mathematical theory; but, in general, topics are approached from an intuitive and applied point of view. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of MAC 1140  with a grade of “C” or better; or completion of MAC 1105  with a grade of “C” or better, and a “C” or better in another Gordon Rule Mathematics course; or appropriate placement score.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAC 2311 - Calculus I


    4 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is the first course in a three-course sequence. The course covers the following: limits and continuity, rules of differentiation, chain rule, derivatives of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions, applications of derivatives to curve sketching, L’Hopital’s Rule, indeterminate forms, and maxima/minima problems, mean value theorem, Rolle’s theorem, definite and indefinite integrals, Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus, area, and applications of integrals. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of MAC 1140  and MAC 1114  with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent; or appropriate placement score.

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.
4 Credit Hours ♦
  
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    MAC 2312 - Calculus II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is the second course in a three-course sequence. The course covers the following: techniques for finding areas, volumes, arc lengths and surface areas, methods of integration, including integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, and partial fractions, improper integrals, conic sections, graphing and area in polar coordinates, infinite sequences and series, tests for absolute and conditional convergence of series, and power series. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAC 2311  with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MAC 2313 - Calculus III


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is the third course in a three-course sequence. The course includes the following topics: vectors, lines and planes in space, quadric surfaces, vector-valued functions and motion in space, functions of two or more variables, partial derivatives, gradients, directional derivatives, and their applications, multiple integrals in rectangular, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates, and their applications, line integrals, and surface integrals. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAC 2312  with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MAD 2104 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed for those students who are majoring in computer science, mathematics, engineering, mathematics education, and other highly technical fields. Topics include formal logic, set theory, combinatorics, mathematical induction, relations and functions, recursion, and graph theory. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): a grade of “C” or better in MAC 1140 .  A course in programming is recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAD 3107 - Applied Discrete Mathematics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course builds on the foundation established in Introduction to Discrete Mathematics with further exploration in logic, mathematical reasoning, and mathematical proof writing. Topics include logic, set theory, boolean algebra, combinatorics, and graph theory with applications.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of MAC 2312  with a grade of “C” or better or concurrent enrollment in MAC 2312 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAP 2302 - Differential Equations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides an introduction to ordinary differential equations with an emphasis on first and second order linear equations and applications. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): either completion of MAC 2313  with a “C” or better or concurrent enrollment in MAC 2313 . Equivalent courses from other institutions may be used to meet the prerequisite.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAS 2103 - Linear Algebra


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This is an introductory course in Linear Algebra intended to give students enough insight to enable successful pursuit of more abstract mathematics courses. This course includes the study of matrices and systems of equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, orthogonality, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Exercises using MATLAB will be required. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAC 2312  with a grade or “C” or better, or equivalent.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAT 0018 - Developmental Mathematics I


    3 College Prep Credits
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed for students whose entry level placement test scores do not meet requirements for degree credit (not applicable for degree completion). It is designed to reinforce the knowledge of operations and applications of fractions, decimals, percents, and signed numbers. An introduction to algebra will also be covered. Students must pass this class with a “C” or better to move on to MAT 0028 .

    Prerequisite(s): A score of 50-95 on the PERT.

    Corequisite(s): SLS 1101 .

    * College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.
3 College Prep Credits
  
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    MAT 0022 - Developmental Mathematics Combined


    6 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A course designed to satisfy the requirements of both MAT0018 and MAT0028 in one semester and prepare students for MAT1033A. Topics to be studied include computations with decimals, percents, integers, operations with rational and polynomial expressions, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, factoring, and basic linear graphing. This course will teach the student to understand and communicate concepts of algebra in the language of mathematics, both orally and written. Due to the nature of this course, calculators are not permitted. A grade of “C” or better is required for successful completion of this course.  College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.

    Prerequisite(s): score of 50-95 on the PERT

6 Credit Hours
  
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    MAT 0028 - Developmental Mathematics II


    4 College Prep Credits
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed for students whose entry level placement test scores do not meet requirements for degree credit (not applicable for degree completion). This course emphasizes concepts, techniques, and applications of the following topics: operations with real numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, rational expressions, properties of exponents, polynomials, radical expressions, and graphs of lines. 

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in   or score of 96-113 on the PERT or on an elective basis a score of 114 or higher on the PERT

    * College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.
4 College Prep Credits
  
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    MAT 0056 - Developmental Mathematics Module


    2 College Prep Credits
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed for students whose entry level placement test scores do not meet requirements for degree credit. This course emphasizes concepts, techniques, and applications of the following topics: operations with real numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, rational expressions; properties of exponents, polynomials, radical expressions, and graphs of lines. Student may exit Developmental Mathematics Module by passing the coursework and by obtaining a passing score on the Exit Exam. 

    Prerequisite(s): score of 105-109 on the PERT or elective basis score 110 or higher on the PERT

    * College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.
2 College Prep Credits
  
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    MAT 0157 - Modularized Developmental Mathematics II


    4 College Prep Credits
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to help students develop computational & algebra skills needed for success in college level mathematics. This course uses a modular format in a lecture/lab setting. Students will take a diagnostic test in class to identify skills that have not been mastered and to determine placement into the appropriate modules. Each student will have an individualized learning plan such that he or she works only on skills not yet mastered. Possible topics in the learning plan include operations on signed numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable, graphing linear equations, operations with exponents and polynomial expressions, factoring polynomials and solving quadratic equations, introduction to rational expressions, and operations with square roots. Students will use computerized instruction as well as guided instruction by the instructor. Successful completion of this course requires mastery of the material in each module and a passing score of the department final exam. Course cannot be used toward AA or AS degree.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 0018  with a grade of “C” or better or a score of 96-113 on the PERT.

    * College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.
4 College Prep Credits
  
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    MAT 1033A - Intermediate Algebra


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is an intermediate algebra course designed to prepare students for general education mathematics/statistics courses. This course emphasizes concepts, techniques, and applications of the following major topics; factoring, algebraic functions, radicals and rational exponents, complex numbers, quadratic equations, rational equations, two-variable linear equations/inequalities and their graphs, systems of linear equations and inequalities, and an introduction to functions. This course may be used as an elective, but does not meet Gordon Rule requirements for B.A.S., A.A., or A.S. transfer students.

    Prerequisite(s): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring mathematics achievement, successful completion of MAT 0028 with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MAT 1033L - Intermediate Algebra Laboratory


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A hands-on lab designed to improve students’ chance for success in the MAT1033A Intermediate Algebra course. Students will work to strengthen skills required to master the topics covered in Intermediate Algebra. The topics include, but are not limited to, factoring, algebraic functions, radicals and rational exponents, complex numbers, quadratic equations, rational equations, two-variable linear equations/inequalities and their graphs, systems of linear equations and inequalities, and an introduction to functions

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 0028 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better, or a score of 110-122 on the PERT, or on an elective basis with a score of 123 or higher on the PERT.

    Corequisite(s): MAT 1033A  

    *Students scoring 110-113 on the PERT may enroll in MAT 1033A if they also enroll in MAT 1033L.  Students should see an academic advisor.
1 Credit Hour
  
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    MAT 2905 - Applied Teaching Techniques for Mathematics


    4 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    The goals of this course are: refinement or acquisition of mathematics skills and connections between mathematics topics needed for successfully tutoring in an academic setting; acquisition of general methods of tutoring as well as specific tutoring techniques needed for specific courses. Teacher-tutor seminars, teacher-tutor conferences, and formal instruction will supplement the extensive tutoring experiences. Prerequisite: Consent of the department. A minimum grade of “C” is required.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BS Middle Grades Math degree program

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MGF 1106 - Practical Applications of Mathematics


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed for those students requiring only general education mathematics courses. It includes systematic counting, probability, statistics, history of mathematics, geometry, sets, and logic. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): Students who are exempt from placement testing may enroll in this course with no prerequisites.
    Students who are NOT exempt from placement testing may meet the prerequisite through any one of the following:
    (1) 114 or higher on the math section of the PERT OR
    (2) successful completion of MAT 0028  with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent or higher mathematics course

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.
3 Credit Hours ♦
  
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    MGF 1107 - Math in Society


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed for those students requiring only general education mathematics courses. Topics include numeration and mathematical systems, number theory, linear and exponential growth, history of mathematics, voting techniques, graph theory, and consumer mathematics. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s):
    Students who are NOT exempt from placement testing may meet the prerequisite through any one of the following:
    (1) 123 or higher on the math section of the PERT OR
    (2) successful completion of MGF 1106  with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent or higher mathematics course OR

    (3) concurrent enrollment in MGF 1106 

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.

3 Credit Hours ♦
  
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    MHF 4404 - History of Mathematics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is for students pursuing an education degree with an emphasis in middle school and secondary mathematics. This course covers the evolution of mathematics from early number systems through modern mathematics. If used to meet NWFSC Teacher Education program requirements, this course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of MAC 2311  with a grade of “C” or better or concurrent enrollment in MAC 2311 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MTB 1103 - Business Mathematics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course presents basic principles used to solve everyday business problems, including a review of basic skills and business terminology. Topics in the course include the following: base, rate and percentage, trade and cash discounts, wage and salary administration, insurance (fire and automobile), depreciation and business profits, distribution of corporate dividends, simple interest and bank discount, and buying and selling of corporation bonds and stocks.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of   with a “C” or better or satisfactory test scores.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MTG 2206 - College Geometry


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course emphasizes Euclidean geometry and its relationship to logic, trigonometry, and coordinate geometry. The problems, proofs, constructions, and graphs involve the following: line segments, angles, triangles, polygons, parallel and perpendicular lines, slopes of lines, circles, and similarity. Trigonometry is presented in terms of right triangle relationships. Logic is the basis for deductive reasoning in proofs of theorems. Lines and other geometric figures are graphed in the rectangular coordinate system. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAC 1105  or equivalent with a “C” or better.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    STA 2023 - Statistics


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides a general introduction to understanding and applying statistical terms and concepts. Topics include the following: descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence interval estimation, hypothesis testing, two sample inferences, correlation, and simple linear regression. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of MAT 1033A  or equivalent with a “C” or better, or appropriate placement score.

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.  
3 Credit Hours ♦
  
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    STA 2122 - Statistical Applications


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed for students pursuing psychology, education, and some specialized degrees. The course is an introduction to understanding and applying statistical concepts. Topics include: descriptive statistics, probability distributions, one and two sample hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, correlation, regression, and analysis of variance. Non-symbolic graphing calculators are required. The TI-83/84 Series is recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 1033A  or equivalent with a “C” or better, or appropriate placement score.

4 Credit Hours

Medical Laboratory Technnology

  
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    MLT 1022C - Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course outlines the role of the medical laboratory technician and covers the basic principles, techniques, and vocabulary applicable to medical laboratory technology. It also provides overviews of the major regulatory agencies, professional associations, and safety practices. Students will learn basic laboratory mathematics, medical laboratory ethics, specimen collection and handling, and phlebotomy and venipuncture procedures. Admittance to the MLT program is required. This course requires a grade of C or higher. This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1221C - Urinalysis and Body Fluids


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course covers clinical testing and evaluation of urine and other body fluids. Students will learn to correlate physical, chemical, and microscopic lab findings with disease conditions. This course requires a grade of C or higher. This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

2 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1300C - Hematology I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course overviews the theories and techniques involved in routine hematology. Topics include the hematopoietic system and blood cell physiology, maturation, and morphology. Students will learn blood cell enumeration, identification, hemoglobin analysis, and clinical correlations. This course requires a grade of C or higher. This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1302C - Hematology II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is a continuation of Hematology I and presents advanced hematology topics as well as the principles and procedures of blood coagulation. Students will examine the role of blood vessels, platelets, and coagulation factors, as well as hematology and hemostasis disease factors. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Pre-requisite MLT 1300C  . This requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): MLT 1300C  and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1401C - Medical Microbiology


    6 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course presents students with principles and methods used in clinical microbiology including taxonomy, isolation, identification, clinical relevance, and antibiotic susceptibility testing of pathogenic bacteria. Students will also receive an introduction to medical parasitology, mycology, and virology. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Pre-requisite MCB 2010C  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): MCB 2010C   and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

6 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1500C - Immunology/Serology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course covers basic concepts and laboratory practices related to clinical immunology with an emphasis on antibody-antigen interaction in specific diseases. Students will learn about the immune system and its components along with diagnostic principles and procedures involving serological and molecular testing related to immunity and immune disorders. This course requires a grade of C or higher. This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1525C - Immunohematology


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course overviews the basic theory and concepts of antigen-antibody reactions associated with blood cell transfusions and relates the concepts of immunology to blood banking procedures using the guidelines of the American Association of Blood Bank. Students will examine genetics, the structure of blood group antigens, the role of antibodies in transfusion, complement interactions, and compatibility testing. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Pre-requisites MLT 1022C   and MLT 1300C  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): MLT 1022C  , MLT 1300C  , and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 1610C - Clinical Chemistry


    6 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course outlines the theory, clinical correlations, and laboratory procedures related to the chemical analysis of clinical specimens. Students will receive in-depth instruction on specimen processing, analysis, test interpretation, and quality control procedures used in manual and automated clinical chemistry testing. Admittance to the MLT program is required. This course requires a grade of C or higher. This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

6 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 2800L - Clinical Practicum - Core Lab


    4 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Students will be assigned to a clinical affiliate for supervised clinical laboratory experience in the core laboratory. This learning experience allows students to perform routine analytical procedures, develop their laboratory skills, and apply program knowledge. This course requires a passing grade on a Pass/Fail scale. Pre-requisites MLT 1022C  , MLT 1300C  , MLT 1230C, MLT 1302C  , MLT 1610C  , and MLT 1500C  .

    Prerequisite(s): MLT 1022C  , MLT 1300C  , MLT 1230C, MLT 1302C  , MLT 1610C  , MLT 1500C  , and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 2807L - Clinical Practicum - Blood Banking


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Students will be assigned to a clinical affiliate for supervised clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking. This learning experience allows students to perform routine blood banking procedures, develop their laboratory skills, and apply program knowledge. Pre-requisite MLT 1525C  .

    Prerequisite(s): MLT 1525C   and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 2811L - Clinical Practicum - Microbiology


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Students will be assigned to a clinical affiliate for supervised clinical laboratory experience in a microbiology laboratory. This learning experience allows students to perform routine analytical procedures, develop their laboratory skills, and apply program knowledge. Pre-requisite MLT 1401C  .

    Prerequisite(s): MLT 1401C   and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    MLT 2930 - Medical Laboratory Technology Capstone


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This online course allows students to apply their MLT knowledge to case studies and to review major areas of the MLT curriculum in preparation to become licensed professionals. Students will discuss and review material in hematology, urinalysis, microbiology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, immunology, molecular methods, laboratory operations, medical ethics, and laboratory safety precautions. Pre-requisites MLT 1221C  , MLT 1401C  , MLT 1302C  , MLT 1610C  , MLT 1525C  , and MLT 1500C  .

    Prerequisite(s): MLT 1221C  , MLT 1401C  , MLT 1302C  , MLT 1610C  , MLT 1525C  , MLT 1500C  , and admittance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

3 Credit Hours

Medical Office Skills

  
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    HSA 1100 - Introduction to Health Care


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course provides an overview of the United States Healthcare System, including the economic, social, political, and technological forces that shape the industry.  The role of state and federal government and regulatory agencies in healthcare delivery is examined.  The fundamental roles and responsibilities of healthcare team members are surveyed. Healthcare safety, security, and infection control procedures will also be discussed.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSC 1100 - Health Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    A systematic and comprehensive coverage of basic factual material, concepts, terminology, and important trends in major health areas of concern today.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSC 1400 - First Aid


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Preparation to meet emergencies that occur in the school, home or on the highway. Instruction and practice in dressing and bandaging, care of wounds, shock, bone and joint injuries, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, transportation of the injured oral poisoning and other medical emergencies.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSC 1531 - Medical Terminology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    An introduction to prefixes, suffixes, root words, combining forms, Latin and Greek forms, spelling, and pronunciation, with emphasis on building a working medical vocabulary based on body systems.

    Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
 

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