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2020-2021 Updated Catalog through 2/22/2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions



Courses by Type (Subject Area)

 

Sign Language

  
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    ASL 2160 - American Sign Language III


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Summer)

    A conversational course in American Sign Language utilizing skills and vocabulary from American Sign Language I and II and building on these to form more complex expressions in American Sign Language. Impromptu and planned stories, dialogues and skits will be performed. Receptive and expressive finger spelling will be advanced. No voice will be used for the majority of classroom time.

    Prerequisite(s): ASL 1150  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 ❖

Small Business Management

  
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    SBM 2000 - Small Business Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course provides students the opportunity to learn hands-on technical applications regarding entrepreneurship. It is designed for the student who is interested in the ownership and management of a small business enterprise.

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

3 Credit Hours

Sociology

  
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    SYG 2000 - Sociology


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

    An introduction to the basic theories, concepts, and descriptions of individuals, groups, and societal behaviors. Basic themes include an overview of culture, socialization, deviance, and social institutions, with an emphasis on the dynamics of families, government, and economic influences.

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

    ♦ 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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    SYG 2010 - Social Problems


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

    Introduction to the sociological study of the nature of social problems to insure understanding of their impact on the individual, the group and social institutions in societal and cultural settings. 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 ❖ ¶
  
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    SYG 2430 - The Family and Society


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An examination of the problems which arise out of participation in marriage, family and community situations. Designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the dynamics of family interaction, the effects upon the children, and the family’s relationship to and participation in the community.

3 Credit Hours

Social Sciences

  
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    DEP 2004 - Human Growth and Development


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A research oriented course in human development, covering the life span of the human being from conception to death. Special emphasis placed upon the interrelationships of the stages of development of the normal person.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ISS 1905 - Independent Study – Social Science


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    Directed study and individual projects designed to meet the needs of students interested in a specialized area of the social sciences for which present course availability is limited.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
1 Credit Hour
  
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    SOW 2020 - Introduction to Social Work


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course will familiarize students with roles, functions, and tasks Social Workers perform in a variety of settings. Students are introduced to primary skills and practices of a generalist Social Worker. Students are exposed to issues of diversity, oppression, and social justice influencing economic, social, and political change. Core values of ethics, collaboration, and multi-method approaches will be paramount, shaping the foundations of Social Work for those students who may be interested in this discipline as a career path.

3 Credit Hours

Spanish

  
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    SPN 1120 - Spanish I


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Pronunciation and grammatical structures of Spanish, with emphasis upon balanced development of all four skills – listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Covers all basic structures of the language.

    ❖ Courses listed with this symbol have an international and/or diversity focus and meet Teacher Education Programs’ common prerequisites.
4 Credit Hours ❖
  
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    SPN 1121 - Spanish II


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Pronunciation and grammatical structures of Spanish, with emphasis upon balanced development of all four skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing. Covers all basic structures of the language.

    Prerequisite(s): SPN 1120  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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    SPN 2220 - Spanish III


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Offered as needed)

    Intermediate level review of grammar, readings in Spanish Literature, and development of conversational and writing skills.

    Prerequisite(s): SPN 1121  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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    SPN 2221 - Spanish IV


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Completion of intermediate level review of grammar, readings in Spanish literature, and development of conversational and writing skills.

    Prerequisite(s):  

    SPN 2220   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

Speech and Debate

  
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    SPC 1006 - Essentials of Speech


    1 Credit Hour †
    (Offered as needed)

    This course can be used to satisfy missing transfer requirements and/or oral components required in certain programs. Individuals participate in the preparation and presentation of speeches.

    † 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.
1 Credit Hour †
  
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    SPC 1608 - Public Speaking


    3 Credit Hours †
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Emphasis is on assisting the individual to develop his/her potential in oral communication. Individual participation in preparation and presentation of speeches reinforced by continuing group analysis and constructive criticism.

    † 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.
3 Credit Hours †
  
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    SPC 2300 - Interpersonal Communication


    3 Credit Hours †
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course studies the speech communication principles involved in one-to-one interaction, comprehensive listening, conflict resolution, family and group communication and intrapersonal thought. Learning techniques may include small group participation, role play, as well as formal and informal presentations.

    † 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.
3 Credit Hours †

Sports, Fitness & Recreation

  
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    LEI 1544 - Outdoor Recreation Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course examines the fundamental influences on outdoor recreation. The course also provides information on hazards, conservation considerations, and safety factors in planning and organizing outdoor recreations. Basic first aid, CPR, and AED training is incorporated as it pertains to outdoor recreation. Field trips may be assigned as warranted.

3 Credit Hours

Theater

  
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    THE 1905A - Independent Study – Theater


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    A defined independent study 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. Departmental approval required. Placement test is required. The course includes Writing-Across-The-Curriculum. If used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education, a minimum grade of “C” is also required.

    Prerequisite(s): Approval from department chair, a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communication/verbal/reading achievement or successful completion of ENC 0025  and REA 0017 .

1 Credit Hour
  
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    THE 2000 - Theatre Appreciation


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

    An introduction to theater and theatrical production. Topics span a wide range of interest – critical, historical, aesthetic and practical – intended to lay a foundation for further knowledge and skill of the theater. 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.  This course contains an oral communication component and may be used to satisfy the Speaking-Across-the- Curriculum requirement.
     

    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 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 † ♦ ¶
  
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    THE 2071 - Humanities – Cinema Appreciation


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

    An introduction to the origin, development, cultural aspects and analysis of cinema topics. 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 communication/verbal/reading achievement or successful completion of ENC 0025  and REA 0017 .

    † 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 † ¶
  
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    THE 2300 - Dramatic Literature


    3 Credit Hours † ¶
    (Fall, Spring)

    Survey of dramatic works from the Greeks to the 20th century, with emphasis on the plays of the 19th and 20th centuries; intensive investigation and script analysis with reports, lectures and discussions. 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 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 † ¶
  
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    THE 2304 - Script Analysis


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    An introduction to the examination and analysis of play scripts as preparation for production.  Students will read plays from various periods and genres, and analyze such dramatic elements as plot, theme, character, dialogue, and style.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    THE 2820 - Musical Theater Workshop


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    An introduction to creative dramatics and children’s theater. Topics span a wide range of interests; creative experience, children and theater, workshop procedure, script selection, rehearsal and performance.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    THE 2821 - Musical Theater Workshop II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Creative dramatics introduces the many elements of theater: dance, voice and musical theater. Topics span a wide range of interests: the creative process, workshop procedures, rehearsal and performance. Creative Dramatics will focus on producing a final performance.

    Prerequisite(s): THE 2820 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    THE 2930 - Theater – Special Topics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    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.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 1210 - Stagecraft


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is an introduction to the principles of stagecraft: stage terminology, stage safety, instruction in proper use of shop tools, basic theater construction methods, understanding of theatrical rigging, and understanding of general background practices.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 1290 - Technical Theatre Lab I


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is designed to complement other technical theatre courses by giving the student the opportunity for hands-on interaction in a structured lab setting. Students will be assigned duties appropriate for their skills that will synthesize the classroom experience.

1 Credit Hour
  
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    TPA 1940 - Internship in Theatre Design or Production


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    The emphasis of this course is on applied learning and vocational experience in the technical theatre field.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2063 - Principles of Scenic Design


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is a detailed introduction to the principles and techniques used in scene design. The course will include the discussion and practice in analyzing scripts, visualizing a design concept, drafting, paint elevations and rendering and/or modeling techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): TPA 2343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2212 - Sound Production for the Stage


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is an introduction to audio production and reinforcement for the stage. Students will learn how to use and maintain equipment, record and edit sound effects, and mixing live sound. Emphasis will be placed on digital audio techniques and equipment.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2220 - Lighting Design


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    An introduction to stage lighting. Topics include history of stage lighting, fundamentals of light and illumination, lighting control, and lighting practices.

    Corequisite(s): TPA 1210  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2232 - Introduction to Costuming Technology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    An introduction to costume techniques and wardrobe practices. Topics span a wide range: costume construction techniques, problems in costumes, costume history, construction styles, sewing machine practices, seam finishes, flat pattern layout and production techniques. This course is intended to develop practical experiences in theater costumes.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2276C - Entertainment Technology - Crafts


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course presents the practices and principles of advanced woodworking, welding, smithing, casting, ceramics, plaster work, fiberglass and plastic technology for the entertainment industry. State of the art tool technology, shop and field practice, health and safety standards will be emphasized. These crafts are entertainment industry oriented that will use items created in a realized production.

    Prerequisite(s): TPA 1210 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2292 - Technical Theatre Lab III


    2 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is designed to continue to complement other technical theatre courses by giving the student the opportunity for hands-on interaction in a structured lab setting. Students will be assigned duties appropriate for their skills that will synthesize the classroom experience.

    Prerequisite(s): TPA 1291  

2 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2301 - Technical Theatre Lab IV


    2 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is designed to continue to complement other technical theatre courses by giving the student the opportunity for hands-on interaction in a structured lab setting. Students will be assigned duties appropriate for their skills that will synthesize the classroom experience.

    Prerequisite(s): TPA 2292  

2 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2331 - Costume Construction


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An introduction to costume construction techniques and wardrobe design. Topics span a wide range: costume construction techniques, problems in costumes, costume history, construction styles, sewing machine practices, seam finishes, flat pattern layout and production techniques. This course is intended to develop practical experiences in costume construction.

    Prerequisite(s): TPA 2232  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2343 - CAD for the Theatre


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is project oriented covering fundamental through advanced material in computer aided drafting and design and its application for the theatre.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPA 2600 - Stage Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is an introduction to the study and application of stage management as it relates to the manager portfolio, the stage manager morgue, rules and regulations relating to I.A.T.S.E., rules related to contracts, competence in stage management, proper communication with directors, technical directors, designers, cast members and crews, competence in technical discussion areas and basic first aid.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 1190 - Rehearsal and Performance I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An ensemble theater performance experience open to any student who wishes to develop rehearsal and performance skills. Students must participate in scheduled rehearsals and performances.

    Prerequisite(s): experience in high school or a desire to learn.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 1191 - Rehearsal and Performance II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An ensemble theater performance experience open to any student who wishes to develop rehearsal and performance skills. Students must participate in scheduled rehearsals and performances.

    Prerequisite(s): TPP 1190 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 1192 - Rehearsal and Performance III


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An ensemble theater performance experience open to any student who wishes to develop rehearsal and performance skills. Students must participate in scheduled rehearsals and performances.

    Prerequisite(s): TPP 1191 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 1940 - Internship in Theatre Performance


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    The emphasis of this course is on applied learning and vocational experience in the theatre performance field.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2110 - Acting I


    3 Credit Hours
    (As Needed)

    Through in-class performance the student will develop an understanding and proficiency of those skills of movement, voice, and expression which are required of a theatrical performer.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2111 - Acting II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Through in-class performance, the student develops an understanding and proficiency in styles of acting from classic through modern.

    Prerequisite(s): TPP 2110 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2120 - Improvisation


    3 Credit Hours
    Offered as needed

    This course explores the use of creativity and imagination, engaging the actor in a wide variety of improvisational theatre games.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2141 - Acting in Shakespeare


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, and skills needed to develop characters in Shakespeare’s plays. The course focuses on the hidden clues in the text to discover character choices and meaning. Specific analysis and the techniques of scansion are introduced as they relate to character interpretation. Application of these techniques will be presented in scenes and monologues.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2150 - Advanced Scene Study


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is a continuation of the processes and concepts of TPP 2111, Acting II, with the addition of new techniques to create dynamic and engaging characterizations through performance.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2220 - Auditioning


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course explores audition techniques for the stage. Students will be better prepared to audition in professional settings.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2250 - Introduction to Musical Theatre


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Introduction to the study of Musical Theater analysis, creation, and performance with an emphasis on singing, dancing, and acting.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2301 - Directing I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A beginning course in the study, development and training in directing for the theater. Although not a prerequisite, students are encouraged to take Acting I and II before Directing I.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2533 - Stage Combat I (Unarmed & Rapier)


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Through in-class study and performance the student will develop an understanding of and proficiency in the safe techniques of unarmed and rapier stage combat which are required of a theatrical performer. Application of these techniques will be presented in two scenes, one for unarmed and one for rapier.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TPP 2930 - Theater Performance – Special Topics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    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.

    This course may be taken up to four times for credit.
3 Credit Hours

Transportation and Logistics

  
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    TRA 0080 - Tractor Trailer Truck Driver


    320 Clock Hours
    (Spring)

    This course prepares students for entry into the trucking and logistics industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional tractor trailer driver. Students study vehicle safety, accident prevention, operating regulations, cargo handling, documentation procedures, pre-trip preparation, vehicle inspection, maintenance, service, control procedures, backing, coupling, uncoupling, maneuvering, road and hazardous driving skills, and licensing requirements.

320 Clock Hours
  
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    TRA 0086 - Tractor Operator


    150 Clock Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician course for entry into the Heavy Equipment Operations industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study pneumatic and crawler-type tractor operations.

150 Clock Hours
  
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    TRA 0650 - Natural Gas Distribution I


    75 Clock Hours
    (Fall)

    This course prepares students for work as general technicians in the natural gas distribution industry. Students learn to comply with safety procedures, operate basic tools and equipment and provide customer assistance.

75 Clock Hours
  
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    TRA 0650B - Natural Gas Distribution IB


    75 Clock Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is prepares students for work as general technicians in the natural gas distribution industry. Students learn to comply with safety procedures, operate basic tools and equipment and provide customer assistance. This course continues the knowledge acquired in the TRA0650.

75 Clock Hours
  
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    TRA 0651 - Natural Gas Distribution II


    150 Clock Hours
    (Fall)

    This course prepares students for work as general technicians in the natural gas distribution industry. Students complete customer compliance orders and assist in inspections. Content includes construction mathematics and reading.

    Prerequisite(s): TRA 0650  

150 Clock Hours
  
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    TRA 0652 - Natural Gas Distribution III


    150 Clock Hours
    (Fall)

    This course prepares students for work as general technicians in the natural gas distribution industry. Students complete customer compliance orders and assist in inspections. Content includes construction mathematics and reading.

150 Clock Hours

Welding

  
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    PMT 0106C - Welder Helper


    150 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides instruction in shop safety, the use of safety procedures and protective equipment needed in a welding shop. Course incudes basic shop math, shop safety, welding equipment setup/teardown procedures.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
150 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0111C - Metal Preparation


    150 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Summer)

    This course provides instruction in different metal preparation processes including: thermal preparation (oxygen/fuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, plasma torch cutting). The student will also learn mechanical preparation (band saw, grinder, power brush, and other metal prep equipment).

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
150 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0121C - Introductory Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)


    75 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides instruction and demonstration using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Topics include visually inspect of welds, and basic SMAW technical terminology. Basic structural welding techniques will be demonstrated in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Welding Code. Tack welding and metal joint fit of carbon steel is covered in this course.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
75 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0122C - Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)


    75 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course introduces structural fillet welds in different joint positions in accordance with AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code. Fillet welds will be performed on carbon steel plate of various thicknesses.

    Prerequisite(s): PMT 0121C  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
75 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0126C - Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)


    75 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides the student with instruction on joint design, joint preparation, and fit-up, and performance of groove welds with backing. Emphasis is placed on safe operation of welding equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the proper joint design, joint preparation and fit-up of groove welds with backing and make acceptable groove welds with backing using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in accordance with AWS D1.1 welding code.

    Prerequisite(s): PMT 0122C  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
75 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0127C - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)


    75 Clock Hours
    (Spring, Summer)

    This course provides the student with advanced instruction on joint design, joint preparation, and fit-up, and performance of open groove welds. Emphasis is placed on safe operation of welding equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the proper joint design, joint preparation and fit-up of open groove welds and make acceptable open groove welds in all positions using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in accordance with AWS D1.1 welding code.

    Prerequisite(s): PMT 0126C  

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
75 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0134C - Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)


    50 Clock Hours
    (Spring, Summer)

    This course provides instruction and demonstration using the various transfer methods and techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Topics included are safety, equipment set-up, joint design and preparation, and gases.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
50 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0145C - Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW)


    240 Clock Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course provides instruction and demonstration using the various transfer methods and techniques to flux cored arc welds. Topics included are safety, equipment set-up, joint design and preparation, and gases. Students study basic Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and basic understanding of pipe welding. Welding symbols and blueprint reading are covered in this course.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
240 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0155C - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)


    160 Clock Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course provides instruction and demonstration using the various transfer methods and techniques to gas tungsten arc welds. Topics included are safety, equipment set-up, joint design and preparation, and gases. Students study basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and basic understanding of pipe welding.

160 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0165C - Shielded Metal Arc Weld (SMAW) Pipe Welding


    200 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces the student to the practices and procedures of welding carbon steel pipe using the Shielded Metal Arc Weld (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on pipe positions, electrode selection, joint geometry, joint preparation and fit-up. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate pipe positions, proper electrodes selection, proper joint geometry, joint preparation, fit-up, and proper SMAW pipe welding techniques in accordance with applicable codes.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
200 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0171C - SMAW-GTAW Pipe Welding


    400 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to provide the students with skills in welding carbon steel pipe using Shielded Metal Arc Weld process and Gas Tungsten Arc Weld (GTAW) processes using proper filler metals in the 2G, 5G, and 6G positions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform shielded metal arc welding process and gas tungsten arc welding on carbon steel pipe with the prescribed filler metals in the 2G, 5G, and 6G position in accordance with the applicable code.

    *Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.
400 Clock Hours
  
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    PMT 0173C - Specialty Pipe Welding


    150 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This courses covers advanced pipe welding and is designed to build advanced GTAW skills. This course covers advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) on alloy pipe and heavy wall carbon pipe.

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

Zoology

  
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    ZOO 1010C - Zoology


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An introduction to the major concepts of animal life, to include the structure, taxonomy, evolutionary relationships, and natural history of the major animal groups.

4 Credit Hours

Reading/English Developmental Ed.

  
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    ENC 0017 - Integrated Reading and Writing I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed to develop reading comprehension and writing language skills for students whose entry level placement scores do not meet requirements for degree credit (not applicable for degree completion).  The course includes a thorough review of English grammar and conventions and practice in writing paragraphs and essays while building skills in vocabulary and academic reading comprehension.  Students must pass the class with a “C” or better grade.

    Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on PERT or other approved assessment.

    *College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.
4 Credit Hours
  
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    ENC 0027 - Integrated Reading and Writing II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed to develop reading comprehension and writing language skills for students whose entry level placement scores do not meet requirements for degree credit (not applicable for degree completion).  The course includes a review of English grammar and convention and practice in writing persuasive essays while building skills in vocabulary and academic reading comprehension.  Student must pass the class with a “C” or better grade.

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of “C” in ENC 0017 or appropriate PERT or other approved assessment score.

    *College preparatory credits may not be counted toward fulfilling the number of credits required for a degree.
4 Credit Hours
  
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    REA 0056 - Developmental Reading Module


    2 College Prep Credits
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is designed to increase the student’s ability to comprehend college-level, written material (not applicable for degree completion). Conducted in a lab setting, this course is self-paced, designed to allow students to focus on their individual development of higher level reading skills and vocabulary needed for literal and critical interpretation of passages similar to those used in college texts. This course may be taken in place of REA 0017.  Students must pass the class with a “C” or better and obtain a passing score on the end of course exam.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must score 96-105 on the PERT or elective basis score 106 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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