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Course Descriptions



Courses by Type (Subject Area)

 

Paramedics

  
  • EMS 2231C - Paramedic Processes I


    6 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    First course in the sequence necessary for Paramedic program completion. Designed to integrate concepts and clinical skills learned at the EMT level with advanced life support concepts and skills. Emphasis on patient assessment, pulmonary anatomy and physiology, advanced airway management, pathophysiology and clinical management of shock, medical emergencies and traumatic injuries. Course is consistent with most current Department of Transportation (DOT) curriculum.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the Paramedic program.

6 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2232C - Paramedic Processes II


    6 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Second course in the sequence necessary for Paramedic program completion. Integrates and reinforces concepts and clinical skills learned in Paramedic Processes I, with emphasis on pharmacology, cardiology and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) skills. Other topics include assessment and management of OB/GYN emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, pediatric emergencies, musculoskeletal injuries and mass casualty situations. Consistent with the most current DOT curriculum.

    Corequisite(s): EMS 2436L .

6 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2233 - Paramedic Processes III


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    The final course necessary for Paramedic program completion. Designed to prepare the student for both Florida State Board and National Registry examinations. Emphasizes the integration of paramedic knowledge, attitudes and behaviors. Course consistent with the most current DOT curriculum.

    Corequisite(s): EMS 2425L .

3 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2342 - Advanced Extrication


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Focus is on advanced principles of gaining access to and disentanglement of victims of vehicular crashes. Emphasis is placed on victim and rescuer safety. Actual use of available rescue tools is included. Packaging of patients to protect against possible spinal injury is demonstrated and assessed. The course takes place with a mock scene and “junk” cars are used for experience with rescue tools.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • EMS 2350 - Unmanned Vehicles Applications and Operations for EMS


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This course examines the response of Emergency Medical Services to unsecure scenes with the aid of unmanned vehicles. Students will explore EMS protocols for the utilization of unmanned vehicles in catastrophic events with mass casualties requiring triage and multiple agency responses. Participants will be introduced to the concepts of the utilization of unmanned vehicles for support during large scale public events such as; conventions, festivals, athletic events, protest, and special team support.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2425L - Paramedic Externship


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    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): permission of the instructor

    Corequisite(s): EMS 2233 .

4 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2435L - Paramedic Lab I


    5 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    The clinical and skills laboratory companion course to EMS 2231C. Designed to provide instruction in advanced paramedic skills and the opportunity to apply these skills in the clinical setting. By state rule, the instructor-to-students ratio will not exceed six students to one instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the Paramedic program

    Corequisite(s): EMS 2231C .

5 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2436L - Paramedic Lab II


    5 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is the clinical companion course to EMS 2232C, Paramedic Processes II. It is designed to provide instruction in the advanced paramedic skills and the opportunity to apply them in the clinical setting. By state rule, the instructor-to-student ratio will not exceed six students to one instructor.

    Prerequisite(s):   

    Corequisite(s): EMS 2232C .

5 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2438C - Advanced Clinical Internship


    2 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): EMS 2232C , EMS 2436L  and permission of the instructor

2 Credit Hours
  
  • EMS 2526 - Twelve-Lead EKG Interpretation


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Designed for the EMS student. Fundamentals of twelve-lead electrocardiogram (EKG) interpretation. Emphasis on scenario-based and case-based learning that reinforces the concept that 12-lead EKG technology is the best tool for visualization of the surfaces of the heart, identification of sites of ischemia, injury and infarction, as well as various intricate conduction abnormalities.

    Prerequisite(s): EMT certificate or permission of the instructor.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • EMS 2552 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    An intense overview of the guidelines for emergency cardiac care and cardiac arrest management as published by the American Heart Association. Students must successfully pass a written examination and a skills proficiency performance examination to receive the “ACLC Provider” and successfully pass the course.

    Prerequisite(s): EMT certificate and CPR for Health Care Providers certification.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • EMS 2553 - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Designed for the EMS student. Fundamentals of recognizing infants and children who are at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest, including the strategies that are needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children and the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.

    Prerequisite(s): EMT certificate or permission of the instructor.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • EMS 2555 - International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Fundamentals of managing traumatic injuries at the basic and advanced levels in accordance with the national Basic Trauma Life Support committee. The recognition and treatment of specific traumatic injuries such as pneumothorax, closed head injury, hemothorax, compensated and decompensated shock, fractures, uncontrolled bleeding, internal injuries of the abdomen and thorax. Emphasis is on rapid assessment, management and transport with discussion on mechanism of injury and kinematics of trauma.

    Prerequisite(s): EMT certification or permission from the instructor.

1 Credit Hour

Philosophy

  
  • PHI 2010 - Introduction to Philosophy


    3 Credit Hours ❖ † ♦ ¶
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Central concepts of philosophy are developed, including a description of the main philosophical problems involved through ancient, medieval, and contemporary thought. This is a Writing-Across-the-Curriculum course and a Speaking-Across-the-Curriculum course requiring selected written and speaking assignments.  If used to meet AA Gordon Rule requirements for general education, a minimum grade of “C” is required.

    Prerequisite(s): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communications/verbal/reading achievement, successful completion of any required developmental English and Reading coursework with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.

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

    † Courses listed with this symbol address NWFSC’s Speaking-Across-the Curriculum student learning outcome, namely that all associate degree graduates are competent in basic public speaking skills.

    ♦ 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.  

    ¶ 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 ❖ † ♦ ¶
  
  • PHI 2600 - Introduction to Ethics


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

    Ways to frame and resolve ethical issues are studied. Major historical theories including consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics are presented in moral arguments and narratives. 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): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communications/verbal/reading achievement, successful completion of any required developmental English and Reading coursework with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.

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

    † Courses listed with this symbol address NWFSC’s Speaking-Across-the Curriculum student learning outcome, namely that all associate degree graduates are competent in basic public speaking skills.

    ¶ 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 ❖ † ¶
  
  • PHI 2930 - Philosophy – Special Topics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A defined special topics course which is pursued under supervision of a faculty member and recorded through usual departmental procedures. Designed to permit a student to pursue non-scheduled academic and laboratory work which may be of a specialized nature and not available through the college schedule.

3 Credit Hours

Photography

  
  • PGY 1220C - Commercial Photography I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A beginning course that introduces students to the procedures and aesthetics of developing photographic illustrations for industrial and advertising use. Students will gain experience using a high quality digital studio camera, electronic lighting, and digital applications of their work. It is recommended that students take PGY 1801C  prior to or at the same time as this course.

4 Credit Hours
  
  • PGY 1401C - Basic Photography


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    A beginning course in black and white photographic and darkroom technique. Students will learn the functions of their camera and darkroom equipment. Students will apply their technical knowledge to various artistic challenges. Access to a 35mm camera with manual mode required.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PGY 1405C - Advanced Black and White Photography


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    An advanced course in black and white photography. Students will be presented with more demanding creative challenges and will be exposed to a variety of advanced procedures in the darkroom. Access to a 35mm camera with manual mode required.

    Prerequisite(s): PGY 1401C  or equivalent.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PGY 1801C - Digital Photography I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A beginning course in photography with an emphasis on digital darkroom production techniques. Students will be exposed to procedures and aesthetic concerns relating to photography and digital image production. Access to an appropriate high-quality camera required.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
4 Credit Hours
  
  • PGY 2221C - Commercial Photography II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    As advanced a course that allows the student to expand their skill set in producing photographic illustrations for industrial and advertising use. Students may explore product, portrait, and on-location commercial photographic projects.

    Prerequisite(s): PGY 1220C  and PGY 1801C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
4 Credit Hours
  
  • PGY 2802C - Digital Photography II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An intermediate-level photography course where creative idea generation and composition in photography are emphasized. Students research more deeply the history of photography and apply new skills to creative digital photographic work. Access to an appropriate high-quality camera required.

    Prerequisite(s): PGY 1801C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
4 Credit Hours
  
  • PGY 2804C - Digital Photography III


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An advanced-level photography courses where creative idea generation and composition in photography are emphasized. Students research more deeply the history of photography and apply new skills to creative digital photographic work. Access to an appropriate high-quality camera required.

    Prerequisite(s): PGY 2802C .

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

Physical Education

  
  • HLP 1081 - Wellness: Practice and Theory


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A course designed to promote wellness through assessment, instruction and fitness programs which, if applied, will enable the individual to achieve and/or maintain a high quality of health and fitness throughout life. Based on assessment test results a physical examination by a physician may be recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PEL 1212A - Advanced Softball


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Instruction, practice, and participation in advanced softball. The continuous development of physical skills is of major importance in this course.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1213 - Advanced Softball II


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a continuation of Advanced Softball, which consists of instruction, practice, and participation in advanced softball. The continuous development of physical skills is of major importance in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): PEL 1212A  (Athletes)

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1217A - Advanced Baseball


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Instruction, practice, and participation in advanced baseball. The continuous development of physical skills is of major importance in this course.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1219 - Advanced Baseball II


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a continuation of Advanced Baseball, which consists of instruction, practice, and participation in advanced baseball. The continuous development of physical skills is of major importance in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): PEL 1217A  (Athletes)

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1624M - Advanced Basketball (Men)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a high intensity, drill-oriented program designed to increase the knowledge, skill ability, and endurance levels of individuals interested in basketball. Instruction includes various aspects of the game of basketball including rules and regulations, basic fundamentals, offensive set, defensive sets, and scouting procedures. Instruction will be given through classroom lectures, as well as on-the-court lectures and activities. It is strongly recommended that students participate in an exercise program outside of class hours. It may be recommended and in some cases required that the student obtain medical approval before participating in this course.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1624W - Advanced Basketball (Women)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a high intensity, drill oriented program designed to increase the knowledge, skill ability, and endurance levels of individuals interested in basketball. Instruction includes various aspects of the game of basketball including: rules and regulations, basic fundamentals, offensive set, defensive sets, and scouting procedures. Instruction will be given through classroom lectures, as well as on-the-court lectures and activities. It is strongly recommended that students participate in an exercise program outside of class hours. It may be recommended and in some cases required that the student obtain medical approval before participating in this course.

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1626M - Advanced Basketball II (Men)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a continuation of Advanced Basketball for Men, which consists of a high intensity, drill -oriented program designed to increase the knowledge, skill ability, and endurance levels of individuals interested in basketball. Instruction includes various aspects of the game of basketball including rules and regulations, basic fundamentals, offensive set, defensive sets, and scouting procedures. Instruction will be given through classroom lectures, as well as on-the-court lectures and activities. It is strongly recommended that students participate in an exercise program outside of class hours. It may be recommended and in some cases required that the student obtain medical approval before participating in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): PEL 1624M  (Athletes)

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEL 1626W - Advanced Basketball II (Women)


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a continuation of Advanced Basketball for Women, which consists of a high intensity, drill -oriented program designed to increase the knowledge, skill ability, and endurance levels of individuals interested in basketball. Instruction includes various aspects of the game of basketball including rules and regulations, basic fundamentals, offensive set, defensive sets, and scouting procedures. Instruction will be given through classroom lectures, as well as on-the-court lectures and activities. It is strongly recommended that students participate in an exercise program outside of class hours. It may be recommended and in some cases required that the student obtain medical approval before participating in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): PEL 1624W  (Athletes)

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PEM 1131A - Strength Training


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is a high intensity lecture/demonstration and flexible lab hour weight training program designed to increase the size, strength, and endurance of the skeletal muscle system. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, weight training safety, etiquette, history, and nutrition. Instruction will be given in the design of progressive resistance programs to increase total body efficiency and to meet the objectives of the individual student. Students are responsible for determining fitness for training, and those with medical problems which restrict personal activities are encouraged to obtain medical clearance before enrolling in the course.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PEM 2108 - Fitness Lab


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Instruction and participation in an exercise program with emphasis on muscle endurance, strength and flexibility.

    Prerequisite(s): HLP 1081  or approved wellness assessment by the department chair.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
  • PET 1000 - Introduction to Physical Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A study of the history of physical education and sport with particular emphasis placed on present practices and trends.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PET 2622 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of the care, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries received during participation in physical education activities to include the effects and dangers of drug use including performance enhancing drugs.

3 Credit Hours

Physical Science

  
  • AST 1005 - Introduction to Astrobiology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course will explore the scientific evidence for the possibility, probability, and potential nature of life that might exist beyond the Earth. Contemporary discoveries about current and past conditions suitable for the origin of life on Mars and some of the moons orbiting other planets in our own solar system are reviewed in the context of what we understand about life on Earth. The question of life in other solar systems is also covered. Space travel and problems regarding intelligent extra-terrestrial beings visiting the Earth and intelligent life beyond the Earth but still within our own solar system are also discussed. All this is done in a fashion which integrates the various branches of science required to understand life beyond the Earth: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Physics. There are no prerequisites for this course and it may be taught in a team fashion by faculty members from various scientific disciplines.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ISC 1003 - Natural Disasters – Causes, Consequences, Human Response


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This interdisciplinary course investigates natural catastrophic events, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, hurricanes and floods. This class will use an environmental studies approach to examine how modern society exacerbates the damage caused by these natural phenomena and methods to mitigate human suffering. The student will gain an appreciation of humankind’s relationship to the natural environment.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ISC 4145 - Environmental Systems


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Environmental Systems will expose students to a broad overview of the structure and processes occurring on Earth. Students will gain a broad understanding of the interactions between the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere. Course topics will be related to current environmental issues and our local ecosystems. This course is focused on Earth System Science content with development of methods specific to teaching middle school science as a secondary objective.

    Prerequisite(s): (1) any two-course laboratory sequence in the natural sciences (i.e., Principles of Biology I & II, Principles of Geology I & II, College Chemistry I & II, Physics I & II, College Physics I & II, Anatomy & Physiology I & II); (2) any GLY course; (3) and either CHM1020 (Chemical Science) or PHY1020 (Physical Science).

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PHY 1020 - Physical Science


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A one term course of lectures and demonstrations designed 1) to meet the general education requirements in physical science for non-science majors and 2) for students who need a preparatory course prior to taking physics. The course presents the fundamental classical and modern concepts of physics in the area of mechanics, energy, wave motion, electromagnetism, and atomic structure. Also topics in earth science and astronomy will be discussed.

    ♦ 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 ♦
  
  • PSC 2905 - Independent Study – Physical Science


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Directed study and individual projects designed to meet the needs of students interested in a specialized area of the physical sciences for which present course availability is limited. Meets specific general education requirements.

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

Physical Therapist Assistant

  
  • PHT 1007 - Topics in Physical Therapy


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    An introduction of the physical therapy profession, to include the history, ethics, settings, trends and professional issues. Delineation of the roles of the health care team, physical therapy personnel, and communication skills required as a healthcare provider. Various regulatory agencies, practice rules and regulations are also included. The student will also explore the psychological and sociological effects of disabilities, including the impact of culture and economics on the patient and family. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Admissions to the PTA program is required.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1128 - Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    An in-depth study of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system, with emphasis on the bio-mechanical principles of human motion. To include the organization and function of the nervous system and how it interacts with the musculoskeltetal system for control and balanced mobility of the human body. Foundations of functional motions will be covered, such as bio-mechanics of muscle action, levers and torques in relation to human body, and basic physics concepts that applies to physical therapy. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1128L  . Admissions to the PTA program is required.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1128L  

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1128L - Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology Lab


    2 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    In this course, the student will have the opportunity to practice and refine the concepts taught in PHT 1128  . Students will develop basic physical therapy skills to palpation of bony landmarks, goniometry, gross manual muscle testing, and analysis of muscle function as it relates to the bio-mechanical principles of human motion. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1128  . This course requires a Lab Fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1128  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1200 - Basic Patient Care


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Introduces the student to basic patient care skills, patient positioning and draping, treatment area preparation, transfers, wheelchair management, and data collection skills. Wound care principles are introduced including types of wounds/burns and other integumentary issues, stages of healing, treatment/dressings, and care/prevention of pressure ulcers. This course is intended to provide an in-depth exposure to the basic skills necessary in the clinic setting and appropriate professional behaviors. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1200L  .

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1200L  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1200L - Basic Patient Care Lab


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This lab course allows the practice and refinement of the concepts learned in PHT 1200   lecture on simulated patients. Use of equipment commonly found in physical therapy settings, proper body mechanics in moving, lifting, and transferring patients, wheelchair management, aseptic techniques and principles of wound care. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1200  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1200  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1211 - Physical Therapy Principles and Procedures


    2 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Instructs the student in the theory, physiology and application of biophysical agents used for therapeutic treatment of tissue. Knowledge of the physical principles, physiological effects, medical physics, indications, and contraindications of heat, cold, light, traction, compression, electricity, and hydrotherapy. Selected tests and measures are taught related to the safe application of these agents. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Pre-requisite PHT 1224  . Co-requisite PHT 1211L  .

    Prerequisite(s): PHT 1224   and admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1211L  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1211L - Physical Therapy Principles and Procedures Lab


    2 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This lab course allows the practice and refinement of the concepts learned in PHT 1211   on simulated patients. The application of biophysical agents and data collection skills required for safe application of these modalities. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1211  . This course requires a lab fee

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1211  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1224 - Therapeutic Techniques and Disabilities


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    An overview of principles and techniques of basic physical therapy interventions, with emphasis on physiological changes and effects in commonly seen disorders across the lifespan. Will include therapeutic exercises, gait training with assistive devices, manual therapy, postural analysis, aerobic conditioning and airway clearance techniques. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1224L  .

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1224L  

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1224L - Therapeutic Techniques and Disabilities Lab


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This lab course allows the practice and refinement of the concepts learned in PHT 1224   on simulated patients. Students will receive hands-on experience with a variety of exercise equipment and practice in performing, assisting, and teaching of therapeutic exercises. Selected tests and measures will be introduced in this course. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1224  . This course requires a Lab Fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1224  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1800L - Physical Therapy Clinical Practice I


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    A supervised clinical experience, 2 concurrent weeks of full time clinical education exposure for an introductory experience. Students observe and implement physical therapy services under the close supervision of a clinical instructor. This course requires a passing grade on a Pass/Fail scale. Pre-requisite/Co-requisite PHT 1931  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Prereq/Corequisites: PHT 1931  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 1931 - PTA Seminar


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall)

    An orientation to the physical therapy clinic environment. The course covers professional clinical expectations, treatment preparation, risk management, the medical record and medical documentation. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 1800L  , completion of all risk management and CPI training.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 1800L  

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PHT 2162 - Neurological Disabilities and Treatment


    2 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    A comprehensive review of the human nervous system and selected neurological disabilities encountered frequently in physical therapy practice. The course addresses knowledge and application of a variety of therapeutic techniques utilized with patients across the lifespan that have chronic neurological conditions. Stages of motor development and movement strategies are also discussed. This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 2162L  .

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2162L  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2162L - Neurological Disabilities and Treatment Lab


    2 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This lab course allows the practice and refinement of the concepts learned in PHT 2162   on simulated patients. Clinical scenarios that require critical thinking sills to develop treatment, progress and follow-up plans for patients with various neurological conditions. Students will also learn about various assessment techniques including sensory, balance and coordination, reflexes, gait analysis, functional and environmental assessment, and perceptual and cognitive deficit assessment. Co-requisite PHT 2162  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2162  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2252 - Orthopedic Disabilities and Treatment


    2 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Concepts of orthopedic physical therapy management as well as the therapeutic applications related to bone, cartilage, muscle and soft tissue healing processes. Various musculoskeletal diseases and orthopedic conditions will be introduced including their related pathology and treatment plans.  Various surgical precautions, tests and measures, common orthotics, gait deviations, joint mobilizations, soft tissue techniques, and use of modalities for orthopedic conditions.  Diagnostic tools such as plain film radiography, computed tomography, diagnostic ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging will be introduced.  This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 2252L  .

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2252L  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2252L - Orthopedic Disabilities and Treatment Lab


    1 Credit Hour
    (Spring)

    This lab course allows the practice and refinement of the concepts learned in PHT 2252  . Clinical scenarios that require data collection and therapeutic applications for common orthopedic conditions. The development of critical thinking, clinical problem solving, and effective treatment plans for various orthopedic conditions. This course requires a grade of C or higher.  Co-requisite PHT 2252  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2252  

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PHT 2301 - Pathological Conditions in PT


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course introduces the pathophysiology of selected disease processes.  Disease signs, symptoms, complications, as well as clinical, typical pharmacologic agents and laboratory findings are reviewed by body system.  Emphasis will be placed on conditions typically encountered in the physical therapy setting. This course requires a grade of C or higher.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2704 - Advanced Rehab Concepts in PT


    2 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Designed to provide a variety of therapeutic principles and techniques utilized in the clinical setting to address special populations with advanced rehab needs.  This includes accessibility to home and community for all patients, women’s health, pediatric conditions, bariatrics, geriatrics, and advanced management of amputation and prosthetics.  Patient education and the education of others about physical therapy are included.  This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 2704L  .

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2704L  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2704L - Advanced Rehab Concepts in PT Lab


    1 Credit Hour
    (Summer)

    This lab course allows the practice and refinement of the concepts learned in PHT 2704   on simulated patients.  Students will engage in patient education and utilize appropriate teaching methods for their target audience.   This course requires a grade of C or higher.  Co-requisite PHT 2704  .  This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2704  

1 Credit Hour
  
  • PHT 2810L - Physical Therapy Clinical Practice II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    A supervised clinical experience, 4 concurrent weeks of full time clinical education exposure for an integrated clinical education experience. Students implement physical therapy services under the close supervision of a clinical instructor. Students will be expected to perform specific therapeutic procedures covered in prior coursework. This course requires a passing grade on a Pass/ Fail scale. Pre-requisite PHT 1800L  . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): PHT 1800L   and admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

4 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2820L - Physical Therapy Clinical Practice III


    8 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    The final supervised clinical experience, 8 concurrent weeks of full time clinical education designed to prepare PTA students for entry into the profession of physical therapy. Student will have the opportunity to refine all treatment interventions and data collection skills, plus demonstrate professional behaviors throughout the clinical experience. This course requires a passing grade on a Pass/Fail scale. Pre-requisite PHT 2810L  /Co-requisite PHT 2930   . This course requires a lab fee.

    Prerequisite(s): PHT 2810L    and admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2930  

8 Credit Hours
  
  • PHT 2930 - Trends in Physical Therapy


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course broadens the scope of the student’s understanding of the health care system. Topics include trends in healthcare and their influence on physical therapy, administrative procedures utilized in physical therapy, and ethical problem solving.  Community service, citizenship and advocacy will be addressed.   The course will include mock quizzes and a timed mock examination in preparation for the NPTE.  Students will also develop skills necessary for employment including interview techniques and developing a resume and cover letter.  This course requires a grade of C or higher. Co-requisite PHT 2820L  .

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapy Program.

    Corequisite(s): PHT 2820L  

2 Credit Hours

Physics

  
  • PHY 1053C - General Physics Without Calculus I


    4 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall)

    This is the first course in a two-term sequence of non-calculus physics designed for biological science and pre-health profession majors.  This course covers classical mechanics and thermodynamics.  Entering students are assumed to have a serviceable knowledge of basic algebra and trigonometry.  This course contains both lecture and laboratory components.

    Prerequisite(s): MAC 1114  or equivalent

    ♦ 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 ♦
  
  • PHY 1054C - General Physics Without Calculus II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This is the second course in a two-term sequence of non-calculus physics designed for biological science and pre-health profession majors.  This course covers the areas of electricity, magnetism, light, quantum theory, atomic and nuclear structure, and elementary particles.  This course contains both lecture and laboratory components.

    Prerequisite(s): PHY 1053C  or equivalent.

4 Credit Hours
  
  • PHY 2048C - General Physics With Calculus I


    4 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This is the first course in a two-term sequence of calculus-based physics designed for engineering and physical science majors.  This course covers classical mechanics (statics and dynamics of point-masses), rigid-body dynamics, oscillations, and waves.  Additional topics, such as fluids or the special theory of relativity, may be covered if time permits.  This course contains both lecture and laboratory components.

    Prereq/Corequisites: MAC 2311 .

    ♦ 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 ♦
  
  • PHY 2049C - General Physics with Calculus II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring, Summer)

    This is the second course in a two-term sequence of calculus-based physics designed for engineering and physical science majors.  This course covers electrostatics, magnetostatics, electromagnetic fields and waves, direct-current circuits, alternating-current circuits, and optics.  This course contains both lecture and laboratory components.

    Prerequisite(s): PHY 2048C  

    Prereq/Corequisites: MAC 2312  or equivalent

    In special circumstances, PHY 2048C and PHY 2049C can be taken out of sequence with instructor approval.
4 Credit Hours

Political Science

  
  • POS 1041 - American Government


    3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Examines government, political ideals, and institutions. Strong emphasis is placed on political thought, the origin of the American federal system, and the distribution of powers between state and national governments. 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): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communications/verbal/reading achievement, successful completion of any required developmental English and Reading coursework with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.

    ♦ 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.  

    ¶ 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.  

    Ω Courses listed with this symbol have a Civic Literacy Competency.

3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω

Public Administration

  
  • PAD 3003 - Public Service Operations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    An introduction to public administration and policy in America. This course is designed to provide undergraduate students a basic understanding and appreciation of the administration of the public sector. It is intended to provide an overview of public administration for students interested in public service and for students, who as good citizens, want an appreciation of the complexities of public management.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PAD 3882 - Issues in Public Service Administration


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course focuses on current issues and trends in the field of public service administration. The course is structured to introduce management and administrative topics in public service, examine the implications to the field, and reformulate recommendations. This course will begin developing skills in project design and presentation. This course will enhance critical thinking skills.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PAD 4878 - Capstone: Public Service


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course provides an opportunity for the student to complete a professional project and apply information and skills studied in core and concentration program courses under the direction of the professor.  Successful completion of the course requires demonstration of achievement of the program’s learning outcomes.  This course should be completed in the last term before graduation.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing.

3 Credit Hours

Psychology

  
  • CLP 1001 - Personal Adjustment


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Psychology of adjustment, application of psychological theory for problem solving and better mental health. An examination of psychological defense mechanisms and adaptive behavior.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • CLP 2140 - Abnormal Psychology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A study of the different problems in psychopathology, including anxiety, depression, social deviance, psychosis, schizophrenia, mental retardation and general brain dysfunction of both children and adults, with emphasis on descriptive etiology, known causes, and treatments.

    Prerequisite(s): PSY 2012 .

3 Credit Hours
  
  • PSY 2012 - Psychology


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Surveys of the various fields of psychology. Understanding human behavior by studying the adaptation of the individual to the physical and social environment.

    ♦ 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 ♦

Radiography

  
  • RTE 1000 - Introduction to Radiologic Technology


    2 Credit Hours
    (Summer, Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to provide an overview of the history of radiography and the role and scope of practice of the practitioner in the healthcare delivery system. Organizations, accreditation, federal agencies, regulatory agencies (including OSHA), and professional credentialing will be discussed. Content includes a fundamental background in medical law, ethics, human diversity, and patient consent. The student will examine a variety of ethical issues and dilemmas found in clinical practice, as well as developing a better understanding of patients, the patient’s families, and professional peers through comparison of diverse populations based on value systems, cultural and ethnic influences, communication styles, and socioeconomic influences. Radiographic medical terminology and pharmacology will be covered.  Site specific clinical education paperwork will be completed. Background check, drug screening, training, and clinical site approval mandatory.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Radiography Program.

2 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1111 - Introduction to Radiographic Patient Care


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to prepare radiography students to provide basic patient care. Basic concepts of patient care will be described, as well as infection control procedures and standard precautions. This course includes hospital specific training. Health risks, life stages, HIV/AIDs and domestic violence will be discussed. This course also includes an introduction to medical and radiographic terminology. Topics include vital signs, venipuncture, body mechanics and transport, verbal/nonverbal communication, and some pharmacology.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the Radiography Program.

2 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1418 - Radiographic Techniques I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to establish a knowledge base in factors that govern and influence the production and recording of radiographic images. This course introduces the student to a comprehensive study and theory of the production of x-rays and primary exposure factors of radiographic imaging. The image parameters of density, contrast, recorded detail, image distortion and blur will be studied as well as ancillary devices and equipment required to produce a quality radiographic image. Digital imaging with related accessories will be emphasized. Class demonstrations and exercises are used to demonstrate application of theory.

    Prerequisite(s): MAC 1105  or other Gordon Rule math course and admission to the Radiography Program.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1457C - Radiographic Techniques II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is a continuation of RTE 1418  Radiographic Techniques I. Course content includes the basics of magnetism, electricity, motors, generators, rectifying systems, x-ray tube and filament circuitry. Topics in electromagnetism such as self and mutual induction, high voltage transformation, and AC rectification will be emphasized. An introduction of special radiographic methods will include automatic exposure control, computers, fluoroscopy and image intensification, subtraction radiography, conventional tomography, digital image receptors, and digital image acquisition and manipulation.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1418 .

    Corequisite(s): RTE 1513C  

4 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1503C - Radiographic Procedures I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to provide the Radiography student with instruction in radiographic examinations of the chest, abdomen, upper extremity and lower extremity. An introduction to medical and radiographic terminology, radiographic anatomy, and image critique are also included.

    Prerequisite(s): BSC 1085C  and admission to the Radiography program.

4 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1513C - Radiographic Procedures II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is a continuation of RTE 1503C . It is designed to provide the student with instruction in radiographic procedures and anatomy in the distal extremities, hip region, spine, ribs, and sternum and the cranium. Critical thinking, medical and radiographic terminology, as well as image critique are emphasized.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1503C , RTE 1804L  , and BSC 1086C  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 1814L .

4 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1804L - Radiography Clinical Education I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course involves the practical application of the theories covered in  RTE 1503C  and RTE 1000 . Rotations provide experience with various imaging systems, protocols, and patient care. Students observe, assist and perform basic radiographic procedures (chest, abdomen and extremities) under direct supervision. This course emphasizes patient care and critical thinking. This course meets at the affiliate hospitals. Uniforms, name badges and radiographic markers required.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1000  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 1503C  

3 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1814L - Radiography Clinical Education II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is a continuation of Radiography Clinical Education I. This clinical training emphasizes lower and upper extremity. Medical and radiographic terminology, patient care, critical thinking and communication skills are emphasized. This course meets at the affiliate hospitals. Uniforms, name badges and radiographic markers required.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1804L  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 1513C .

3 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 1824L - Radiography Clinical Education III


    4 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This course is a continuation of Radiography Clinical Education II. The student is expected to continue to refine those skills related to objectives listed in Clinical Practicum’s I and II. The student will gain experience and develop clinical competence in general radiographic procedures such as the cranium and specialized contrast studies. Advanced patient care skills, critical thinking, imaging and exposure techniques, radiation protection application and image processing will be emphasized. This rotation covers clinical experience in all phases of fundamental radiologic procedures and image critique. Students will rotate through ancillary departments in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1814L  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2523C .

4 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2061 - Radiographic Preparation for Practice


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is designed review information in preparation for the student to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) registry examination. The course will cover patient care and education, image production, equipment operation and maintenance, radiographic procedures and radiation protection. The student will also be given simulated registry examinations for practice and assessment purposes.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 2844L  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2854L .

4 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2385 - Radiographic Protection and Biology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the principles of interaction of ionizing radiation with living systems. Ionizing effects on molecules, cells, tissues and the body as a whole are presented, along with factors affecting biological response, including; acute, chronic, stochastic and non-stochastic effects. This course is also designed to present an overview of the principles of radiation protection including the responsibilities of the radiographer for patients, personnel and the public. Radiation health and safety requirements of federal and state regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies and healthcare organizations are incorporated, as are the various methods of monitoring radiation exposure and acceptable dose limit values.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1000 , RTE 1418 , RTE 1457C , RTE 2523C  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2844L .

3 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2473 - Radiographic Quality Assurance


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to introduce the radiography student to evaluation methodology of radiographic systems to assure consistency in the production of quality images. Image critique, fluoroscopy, malfunctions, and specifications are some of the topics covered in the course.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1418 , RTE 1457C  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2844L .

2 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2523C - Radiographic Procedures III


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This course is a continuation of RTE 1513C  covering cranium procedures and positioning. It is designed to provide the student with instruction in more complex radiographic procedures such as fluoroscopy, urinary studies, bone age, trauma, pediatrics, mobile and surgical radiography. Included is instruction in additional modalities and studies such as CT, MRI, arthography, myelography, and vascular studies. Attention will be given to the specialized equipment, contrast media, critical thinking and techniques necessary to perform these procedures. Radiographic anatomy, pathology, and critique of images are included in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1513C  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 1824L .

3 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2533C - Radiographic Procedures IV


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This is a continuation of RTE 2523C, with emphasis on special procedures and additional modalities. Students are required to complete observations hours within specialty areas.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 2523C  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2844L  

2 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2571 - Introduction to Computed Tomography


    1 Credit Hour
    (Spring)

    This course is designed to provide entry-level radiography students with an introduction to and basic understanding of the operation of a computed tomography (CT) device. Content is not intended to result in clinical competency.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1418 

1 Credit Hour
  
  • RTE 2782 - Radiographic Pathology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is designed to introduce theories of disease causation and the pathophysiologic disorder that compromise healthy persons. Etiology, pathophysiologic responses, clinical manifestations, and radiographic appearance of alterations in body systems will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on pathological findings on diagnostic radiographic images.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 2523C  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2854L .

3 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2844L - Radiography Clinical Education IV


    5 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is a continuation of RTE 1824L . The student is expected to continue to refine those skills related to objectives listed in Clinical Practicum’s I, II and III. The student will gain experience and develop clinical competence in specialized imaging procedures, and mobile, surgical and trauma radiography. Advanced imaging skills and exposure techniques will continue to be provided. Rotations through ancillary areas continue.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 1824L  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2385 .

5 Credit Hours
  
  • RTE 2854L - Radiography Clinical Education V


    5 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course is a continuation of RTE 2844L . The terminal objective for this course is to prepare the student for employment as an entry level technologist. The student is expected to continue to refine those skills related to objectives listed in Clinical Practicum’s I-IV and trauma radiography. Advanced imaging skills and exposure techniques will continue to be provided. Rotations through ancillary areas continue.

    Prerequisite(s): RTE 2844L  

    Corequisite(s): RTE 2061 .

5 Credit Hours

Reading

  
  • REA 1205 - Reading Across the Genres I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This college-level reading course employs a variety of literary genres as the source material for building student skills in comprehension, context clues, reading speed, critical analysis, vocabulary, and other related reading skills. Students will be exposed to numerous styles and levels of reading material including novels, short stories, critical essays, drama, news reporting. Students will also develop a personal reading preference profile and learn how to identify books, magazines and other reading material commensurate with that profile.

    Prerequisite(s): PERT placement score of 106 or higher.

3 Credit Hours

Religion

  
  • REL 2300 - Introduction to World Religions


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

    This course will explore the principles and practices of the world’s major religious traditions. The religions will be studied in their historical and contemporary forms. 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): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communications/verbal/reading achievement, successful completion of any required developmental English and Reading coursework with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.

    ❖ 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 ❖ ¶
  
  • REL 2930 - Religion – Special Topics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A defined special topics course which is pursued under supervision of a faculty member and recorded through usual departmental procedures. Designed to permit a student to pursue non-scheduled academic and laboratory work which may be of a specialized nature and not available through the college schedule.

3 Credit Hours

Safety and Quality Control

  
  • ETI 1420 - Properties of Materials and Processes


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the basic properties of materials, principles and processes in the metal working, tools and machinery involved in the manufacture of metals. This course covers non-chip producing and chip producing manufacturing processes.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETI 1710 - Occupational Safety


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring, Summer, Fall)

    A basic course in occupational safety and health covering such topics as: theories of accident causation, workplace hazards, hazard analysis and prevention, accident reporting, OSHA, ergonomics, product safety, workers’ compensation, and stress on the job.

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETI 2110 - Total Quality Tools


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course prepares students to effectively solve business/process/product problems, track process performance, find process and product improvement opportunities, and validate improvements made, using the necessary intellectual tools and procedures including: Five-S, flow charting, Pareto analysis, cause and effect diagrams, histograms, check sheets, scatter diagrams, stratification, statistical process control, failure mode and effects analysis. Pre-requisite ETM 1010C  and co-requisite ETD 2150 

    Prereq/Corequisites: ETM 1010C  and ETD 2150  

3 Credit Hours
  
  • ETI 2408C - Welding Fundamentals


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This course teaches basic welding processes and techniques for entry-level maintenance technician positions. Students learn welding safety, fundamental practices of shielded arc welding, arc welding with consumable and non-consumable electrodes, brazing, soldering, and plasma cutting.

3 Credit Hours

Sign Language

  
  • ASL 1140 - American Sign Language I


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Fall, Spring)

    Introduces the student to the basic vocabulary and finger spelling of American Sign Language. Emphasis will be on learning to express this language in a simple form and have a basic receptive language competency.

    ❖ Courses listed with this symbol have an international and/or diversity focus and meet Teacher Education Programs’ common prerequisites.
4 Credit Hours ❖
  
  • ASL 1150 - American Sign Language II


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course increases the student’s American Sign Language vocabulary and uses more complex expression of thoughts, ideas, and emotions and increases the receptive and expressive proficiency of the student in both sign and finger spelling.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 1140  or an equivalent course with a grade of “C” or better

    ❖This college credit course qualifies as having an international and/or diversity focus for Teacher Education Programs common prerequisites.
4 Credit Hours ❖
 

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