Jun 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Updated Catalog through 2/22/2021 
    
2020-2021 Updated Catalog through 2/22/2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions



Courses by Type (Subject Area)

 

Drafting and Design

  
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    ETD 2357C - Inventor I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    A basic course in Parametric Solid Design using AutoDesk Inventor Software. Topics include: basic concepts of parametric part sketching 3D part creation, Revolve, Sweep and Lofted features, shell and coil, surface creation, sheet metal and orthographic drawing production.

     ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2358C - Inventor II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    The second course in a series designed to develop skill and proficiency in Parametric Solid Design, using Inventor Software. Topics include: sheet metal modeling, assembly concepts, assembly modeling approach and tools, advanced constraints, motion simulation, adaptive technology and drawing presentation.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 2357C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2364C - SolidWorks I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    A basic course in Parametric Solid Design using SolidWorks Software. Topics include: basic concepts of parametric part sketching 3D part creation, Revolve, Sweep and Lofted features, shell and coil, surface creation, sheet metal and orthographic drawing production.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2368C - SolidWorks II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    The second course in a series designed to develop skill and proficiency in Parametric Solid Design, using SolidWorks Software. Topics include: sheet metal modeling, assembly concepts, assembly modeling approach and tools, advanced constraints, motion simulation, adaptive technology and drawing presentation.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 2364C  or higher or equivalent.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2377C - 3D Studio Max I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Course is designed to use 3D Studio in rendering, and animation as a dynamic visualization tool for AutoCAD design images. Upon completion of this course, the user will be able to navigate through the modules of the program, model simple projects, set up scenes for rendering and animation, assign materials to objects, and define simple motion paths, input and output techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1355C  or equivalent.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2731 - Mechanical Drafting II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A course that continues and completes the student’s study of the fundamentals intrinsic to all types of drafting. Topics covered include isometric, diametric, trimetric, oblique, and perspective projection, descriptive geometry, auxiliary views, related mathematics, precision dimensioning developing computer-aided drafting skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1112  or equivalent.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2735 - Mechanical Drafting III


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A course that continues and completes the student’s study of the fundamentals intrinsic to all types of drafting. Topics covered include: isometric, diametric, trimetric, oblique, and perspective projection, descriptive geometry, auxiliary views, related mathematics, and precision dimensioning developing computer-aided drafting skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 2218  and ETD 2731  or equivalent.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2802C - Technical Illustration II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    The purpose of this course is to help students develop advanced skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary as technical illustrators, to include oblique, and axiometric projections, perspective and exploded pictorial drawings, and related techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 1340C  or equivalent.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2905 - Independent Study – Drafting


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Practical treatment of special geometry, graphics, and design with emphasis on individual work projects utilizing such graphical techniques as orthographic projection, perspective drawing, auxiliary views, topographic drawing, and graphing.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 1111C  and ETD 1112  or permission of instructor.

    * This college credit course is not intended for transfer and may not be applied toward the A.A. degree.

    *  This course may be taken up to four times for credit.

1 Credit Hour

Early Childhood Education

  
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    DEP 2100 - Child Growth and Development


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course covers the growth and development of the child from conception through age five, including the physical, social, emotional and mental development of the young child, influence of environment, and principles and theories of development.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1001 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Study of principles and practices of programs for young children; current research in early childhood education, role of the teacher, and selection and use of equipment and materials for groups of young children.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1002 - Early Childhood Program Administration


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides the student with management and administrative skills related to child care services. Instruction includes: director responsibilities; staff selection, supervision, and evaluation; planning for budget, nutritional services, facility maintenance, health, and safety; and marketing techniques.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1201 - Infants and Toddlers


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides the student with information pertinent to the care of infants and toddlers. Special attention is given to selection of developmentally appropriate curriculum. Course work satisfies the Child Development Associate competency standards for Infant/Toddler.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1309 - Early Childhood Education Foundations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Summer, Spring)

    Study of the techniques of using language arts, science, art, social studies, music, mathematics, and physical activities with young children.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1401 - The Family In Early Childhood Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is comprehensive in scope, emphasizing skills and concepts of parenting which include: adjustment to parental roles; parent-child communication, care, growth, and development of children; cultivating strong families; special concerns; alternative family structures; educational institutions working effectively with parents; and agencies and legislation affecting children and parents.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1601 - Assessment in Early Childhood Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Designed to increase objectivity and proficiency in observing and interpreting children’s behavior in addition to increase awareness of normative patterns of children from birth through five years of age.  Current background check (fingerprinting) as required by the Early Childhood program in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1750 - Guidance for Young Children


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring Summer)

    A study of principles, methods, guidance and discipline techniques used to promote positive social development in young children; influence of environment and developmental level of child on social behavior.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 1949 - Internship, Early Childhood Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    On-the-job training (OJT) in the Associate in Science degree program in which the student is enrolled. The student is under the supervision, at work, of a qualified supervisor appointed by the respective agency, who works with the NWFSC instructor regarding student’s OJT objectives based on student’s goals and prior training. The supervisor will rate the student’s performance, knowledge, comprehension, dependability, initiative, cooperativeness based on OJT performance. NWFSC instructor will evaluate student OJT experience in consultation with agency supervisor regarding OJT performance and project paper on approved project submitted two weeks prior to close of semester. This course may be repeated four times for a total of 12 semester hours.  Current background check (fingerprinting) as required by the Early Childhood program in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prereq/Corequisites: EEC 1309  or EEC 1201 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 2220 - Language and Literacy Instruction In Early Childhood Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Study of the principles, methods, and materials used to assist young children acquire basic skills to use language effectively and competently; evaluation and development of appropriate teaching materials to use with young children.

    Prerequisite(s): EEC 1309  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 2222 - Math and Science Instruction In Early Childhood Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring and as needed)

    Study of the basic concepts, methods, and materials of mathematics and science appropriate to the education of young children. Identification of the role of staff members in the center for the education of young children. Assignment with young children in community agencies.

    Prerequisite(s): EEC 1309 .

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 2732 - Child Nutrition, Health and Safety


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Methods of meeting physical needs of young children through nutrition and good health practices. Recognition of childhood diseases and care of the handicapped child.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 3213 - Teaching the Language Arts In Early Childhood Education


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The focus of this course will be on the development of language and literacy in children ages birth through age four. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the process of emergent literacy including vocabulary and language, phonological awareness, print knowledge and comprehension; and on designing a developmentally appropriate language arts program in relation to the early learning and developmental standards. This course will require observing and participating in an early childhood classroom.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 3227 - Art, Music, and Movement


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The focus of this course will be on developing an understanding of the creative developmental process in the life of children from birth through four years old. Emphasis will be placed on the teacher’s role in developing opportunities and materials for young children to express themselves creatively through music, drama, dance and two- and three-dimensional art and on providing varied opportunities for young children to gain an appreciation of art, music, drama, and dance in ways that reflect cultural diversity in relation to the early learning and developmental standards. This course will require observing and participating in an early childhood classroom.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 3320 - Principles and Methods for Teaching Early Childhood Social Studies


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to prepare students to teach social studies In the early childhood classroom. Emphasis is on implementing the project approach to investigate components of social studies to include: individual development and identity; people, places, and environments, technology and our world; and civic ideals and practices. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards relevant to this content area.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 3511 - Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The focus of this course will be on the design, implementation and evaluation of programming and curriculum that promotes growth and development of young children birth to three years old and aligns with the early learning and developmental standards. Study of typical and atypical development will be included. Emphasis will be on working effectively with families of infants and toddlers.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 3524 - Professionalism/Program Development


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Focus of this course will be on management and leadership in early childhood education programs. Topics will include mentoring adults, professional development, staff assessment, program evaluation, and child advocacy. Career options in the field of early childhood education will be explored. This course will require observing and participating in a program or agency related to early childhood education.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 4404 - Families and Diversity


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course will focus on building positive relationships with families through communication and involvement. Focus will include developing an awareness of diversity and multicultural considerations in working with families of young children. The course will explore the role of the family and the influence of the community on the development of young children in a diverse society; and will prepare the student to work effectively with families and communities.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 4421 - Teaching Math and Science in Early Childhood Education


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The focus of this course will be on developing an understanding of how concepts, skills and attitudes in early childhood mathematics and science are developed in young children ages birth through age four. Math topics will include number sense and operations, patterns, geometry, and measurement. Science topics will include scientific inquiry, physical science, life science and earth science. Emphasis will be on the alignment of the Early Learning and Developmental Standards with a developmentally appropriate approach to teaching math and science in the early childhood classroom. This course will require observing and participating in an early childhood classroom.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 4613 - Systematic Observation and Assessment


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The focus of this course will be on understanding the purpose of child assessment, implementing developmentally appropriate practices in formal and informal child assessment, and using assessment results to support learning, to identify special needs, to evaluate programs, and to respond to program accountability requirements. A field experience is required to practice various methods of assessment in an early childhood setting.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 4714 - Facilitating Social Development In The Classroom


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring, as needed)

    The focus of this course is on implementing effective classroom management practices including establishing an appropriate physical environment, setting up appropriate classroom routines and rules and creating a positive classroom community. Emphasis will be on strategies for guiding children’s behavior, teaching social problem-solving skills and responding appropriately to challenging behaviors.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper Division Standing

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EEC 4940 - Internship


    9 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Supervised teaching in an assigned Early Childhood Education setting. Student teaching assignments will be made by the Department of Teacher Education Office. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”. Current background check (fingerprinting) is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper Division standing with permission of Department Chair

9 Credit Hours
  
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    EEX 4201 - Young Children with Special Needs


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    The focus of this course will be on working with young children birth through age four in an inclusive early childhood classroom. Emphasis will be on identifying typical and atypical development, creating an inclusive early childhood learning environment, understanding special education law, developing an awareness of resources for inclusive practice to meet the needs of young children and their families.

3 Credit Hours

Earth Science

  
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    ESC 1000 - Earth Science


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides an introduction to materials, processes, and interactions of Earth’s global environments – the lithosphere (solid earth), hydrosphere (water earth), atmosphere (gaseous earth), and biosphere (living earth). It also includes a survey of sciences pertaining to the Earth, including basic astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and geology.

    ♦ 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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    ESC 1000L - Earth Science Lab


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Laboratory experiences pertaining to the physical environment: observation, measurement, data analysis, mapping, map interpretation, and properties of earth materials. This is an optional course serving students who transfer to universities which require a laboratory course to satisfy the General Education requirement in Physical Science.

1 Credit Hour

Economics

  
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    ECO 2013 - Economics I


    3 Credit Hours ♦
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course covers macroeconomics, its basic concepts and principles, national income accounting; fiscal and monetary policy and application, and growth economics. Basic math skills are required.

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

    ♦ 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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    ECO 2023 - Economics II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course covers microeconomics, including economic structures, price theory, factor markets, and general equilibrium. It also includes the economics of information, externalities, and other current national and international issues.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours

Education

  
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    EDE 4223 - Integrating Art, Music, and Physical Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This integrative course provides students with critical understanding of art, music, and physical education. Emphasis is placed on the effective integrative lesson planning and modeling techniques to art, music, and physical education in elementary schools. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDE 4226C - Integrated Language Arts, Social Science and Literature


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to prepare candidates to teach language arts and social science in elementary classrooms. Teacher candidates will develop units of study that integrate literature, language arts, with social science content. Emphasis is on constructivist principles and methodology. Teacher candidates will plan and deliver standards-based language arts and social science lessons designed to meet the needs of diverse learners including English language learners (ELLs) and students with exceptionalities. This course requires 18 hours of field experience in a K-6 classroom setting. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the district in which the field experience will take place is required for this course. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.
     

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDE 4930C - Professional Elementary Educator


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to prepare the pre-service teacher to transition into the workplace. Includes resume writing, professional dress and demeanor, interview techniques, refining professional portfolio, class discussion of issues common to teacher interns, and review strategies for certification exams. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

1 Credit Hour
  
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    EDF 1005 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    A study of the history, philosophy and social context of education. The course will help the student think critically about the process of education and his/her role as an educator. During an eighteen hour field experience, the student will observe and participate in the educational settings of local schools. An additional fingerprinting cost may be associated with this course. This course is intended for those students planning to enter a bachelor degree program leading to teacher certification (BS Elementary Education, BS Middle Grades Math, or BS Middle Grades General Science). If used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program, this course requires a minimum grade of “C.”

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101   AND (MAC 1105  or STA 2023 )

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 1005A - Introduction to the Teaching Profession - A


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A study of the history, philosophy and social context of education. The course will help the student think critically about the process of education and his/her role as an educator. During an eighteen hour field experience, the student will observe and participate in the educational settings of local schools. This course is intended for those students that are not planning to enter a degree program leading to teacher certification. An additional fingerprinting cost may be associated with this course. If used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program, this course requires a minimum grade of “C.”

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 1006 - Field Experience in Education


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This Educational Field Experience course allows students to work in an educational setting for a semester to meet requirements for admission to the BSE program.   This course requires a minimum grade of “C”. Current background check (fingerprints) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): permission of department chair.

1 Credit Hour
  
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    EDF 1006A - Field Experience in Education


    2 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This Educational Field Experience course allows students to work in an educational setting for a semester to meet requirements for admission to the BSE program.   This course requires a minimum grade of “C”. Current background check (fingerprints) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): permission of department director.

2 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 2085 - Introduction to Diversity for Educators


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course will provide the student with the opportunity to explore personal values and attitudes toward cultural diversity. Designed for the prospective educator, the theoretical component will examine the issues of teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. An eighteen-hour field experience and examination of educational materials will enhance the student’s understanding of multiculturalism. An additional fingerprinting cost may be associated with this course.  This course requires a minimum grade of “C” if used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program.

    ❖This college credit course qualifies as having an international and/or diversity focus for Teacher Education Programs common prerequisites.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 3214 - Human Development and Learning


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This course is designed to cover the principles of learning and student development with applications to learning/teaching situations. Identification and analysis of students’ academic, physical, cognitive, emotional, motivational, and social development is to be emphasized. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 3430 - Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment in Education


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course studies the basic principles and methods of measurement, evaluation, and methods of test construction. Students will interpret standardized test scores, construct teacher-made tests and other classroom assessments, and evaluate portfolio and performance assessment. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 3910A - Projects in Teacher Education


    1-4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Directed study and individual projects designed to meet the needs of Teacher Education students completing an artifact required in the B.S.E. program. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing with permission of department Chair

1-4 Credit Hours
  
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    EDF 3910P - Projects in Teacher Education – Field Placement


    1-4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Directed study and individual projects designed to meet the needs of Teacher Education students completing field experience in the B.S.E. program. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing with permission of department Chair

1-4 Credit Hours
  
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    EDG 3343 - Instructional Strategies


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides an overview of instructional models and strategies. Emphasis is placed on principles of state standards, instructional methods, and lesson planning and instruction. Students will develop knowledge of instructional models and lesson plan construction for effective implementation including the diverse student populations. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDG 3410 - Classroom Management, School Safety, Law, and Ethics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring) Online Only

    Practicing teachers are provided strategies for managing a safe, stimulating learning environment for all learners. This course emphasizes school safety, law, and ethics as they apply to schools, districts, and the learning environment. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. This course is restricted to practicing teachers.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDG 3410C - Classroom Management, School Safety, Law, and Ethics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Pre-service teachers are provided strategies for managing a safe, stimulating learning environment for all learners. This course emphasizes school safety, law, and ethics as they apply to schools, districts, and the learning environment. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EDG 4940 - Internship


    9 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Supervised teaching in a public or private school. Student teaching assignments will be made by the department of teacher education field placement coordinator.  This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.  Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing with permission of department chair.

    EDE 4223 , EDE 4226C EDF 3214 , EDF 3430 , EDG 3410C , EDG 3343 EEX 3070 LAE 4343C , MAE 3350C , RED 3309C RED 3511C RED 4312 RED 4519C SCE 3350C , TSL 3081C , TSL 4140C 

9 Credit Hours
  
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    EEX 2010 - Introduction to Exceptional Children


    3 Credit Hours ❖
    (Offered as needed)

    Study of incidence, nature, etiology and services available in connection with exceptional children including: hearing and speech problems, learning disabilities, mental retardation, blind, physically handicapped, gifted, emotional conflicts, and parents of exceptional children.

    ❖This college credit course qualifies as having an international and/or diversity focus for Teacher Education Programs common prerequisites.
3 Credit Hours ❖
  
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    EEX 3070 - Methods of Inclusion and Collaboration


    3 Credit Hours ❖
    (Summer)

    This course examines the basic identification techniques and strategies used to promote academic and social integration and interaction of “mainstreamed” exceptional students. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

    ❖This college credit course qualifies as having an international and/or diversity focus for Teacher Education Programs common prerequisites.
3 Credit Hours ❖
  
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    EME 2040 - Introduction to Technology for Educators


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring Summer)

    This course will develop competencies necessary to integrate technology into classroom instruction. Students will survey a variety of instructional technology materials, software, and systems, as well as learn to use these in the classroom environment. This course requires a minimum grade of “C” if used to meet state prerequisite requirements for entry into a Bachelor of Teacher Education program.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EME 3410C - Integrating Technology in the Classroom


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    In this course students will learn how to design a technology-rich classroom while contemplating the changing role of the teacher as a mentor/guide and student as a self-directed learner. Students will explore models of technology integration, classroom management, and administrative tasks that can be performed more efficiently using technology and learn strategies to select software and deal with legal and ethical issues when planning for technology integration. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3343  and EDG 3410C 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EVR 3949 - Extended Internship, Environmental Science


    4 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): Minimum Grade of “B” in any college-level science course and permission of instructor.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    LAE 4343C - Writing Across the Curriculum


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course prepares pre-service teachers by developing an understanding of the foundations of writing through the use of writers workshops and instructional strategies necessary to provide adequate instruction to emergent, novice, and transitional writers. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAE 3350C - Principles and Methods for Teaching Mathematics K-6


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    In this course, students will apply knowledge of teaching strategies, methods and materials for teaching mathematics in grades K-6. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAE 4312C - How Children Learn Math


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to develop the skills and concepts necessary to deliver the mathematics curriculum effectively in the classroom. The content strongly reflects the curriculum emphases of the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics, and topics are presented using a process-oriented approach. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    MAE 4930C - Professional Math Educator


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to prepare the pre-service teacher to transition into the workplace, and includes resume writing, professional dress and demeanor, interview techniques, refining professional portfolio, class discussion of issues common to teacher interns in mathematics, and review strategies for certification exams. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 
                       

1 Credit Hour
  
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    MAE 4940C - Teaching Methods in Middle Grades Math Field Experience


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    In this course, students will apply knowledge of teaching strategies, methods and materials for teaching mathematics in a middle school classroom. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

1 Credit Hour
  
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    MAE 4945 - Internship - Middle Grades Math


    9 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Supervised teaching of Middle Grades Math in an assigned school. Student teaching assignments will be made by the Department of Teacher Education Field Placement Coordinator.    This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.  Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing with permission of department chair. 

    EDF 3214 EDF 3430  , EDG 3410C ,  EDG 3343 ,  EEX 3070 ,  EME 3410C , MAC 2312 ,  MAD 3107 MAE 3350C  , MAE 4312C ,  MAE 4940C  , MHF 4404 ,  MTG 2206 ,  RED 3324C , RED 3335C ,  STA 2023 , and TSL 3081C  

     

9 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 3309C - Early and Emergent Literacy K-2


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to increase the understanding of early literacy development and the conditions which promote total literacy from birth through lower elementary grades. Language theory and current research are used to shape informed practices regarding literacy development. Connections are made among all aspects of literacy learning: reading, writing, listening, speaking and attitude development. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 3324C - Teaching in the Middle Grades Curriculum


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course presents theory and methodology for teaching reading at the middle school level with emphasis on strategies for vocabulary and comprehension, evaluating student progress in reading, and integrating reading and study skills into content area instruction across the middle school curriculum. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 3335C - Teaching Reading in the Content Areas


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course addresses strategies, materials, and skills for teaching reading in content areas. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): RED 3324C  and upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 3511 - Intermediate Literacy 3-6: Reading and Thinking


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course combines the theory and practice in the teaching of reading/ literacy in the elementary intermediate grades. Procedures for meeting individual differences, differentiated instruction, selected use of materials, and classroom organizations will be examined. This course requires a minimum grade of “C” or better and is restricted to practicing teachers.

    Prerequisite(s):   and upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites:  ,  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 3511C - Intermediate Literacy 3-6: Reading and Thinking


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course combines the theory and practice in the teaching of reading/literacy in the elementary intermediate grades. Procedures for meeting individual differences, differentiated instruction, selected use of materials, and classroom organizations will be examined. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): RED 3309C  and upperdivision standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 4312 - Integration of Assessment into Classroom Reading


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    This course introduces formal and informal methods and materials used to identify reading strengths and weaknesses of students. Emphasis is placed on integrating assessments into the curriculum to strengthen instructional strategies and student success. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): RED 3309C , RED 3511C  and upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 4519C - Diagnostic and Instructional Interventions in Reading


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course introduces formal and informal methods and materials used to identify reading strengths and weaknesses of students. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis of reading problems, administration of assessments, evaluation of results and planning instructional interventions to remediate reading difficulties. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): RED 3309C , RED 3511C  and upperdivision standing

    Prereq/Corequisites:  EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    RED 4854C - Reading Field Experience


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides application of knowledge of reading development to reading instruction. Emphasis is placed on increased reading proficiency for struggling students, including students with disabilities and students from diverse populations. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s):  ,  ,  ,  , upper division standing with permission of department chair

2 Credit Hours
  
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    SCE 3350C - Principles and Methods for Teaching Science K-6


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides techniques, methods and materials of instruction for teaching science in grades K-6. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    SCE 4930C - Professional Science Educator


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to prepare the pre-service teacher to transition into the workplace, and includes resume writing, professional dress and demeanor, interview techniques, refining professional portfolio, class discussion of issues common to teacher interns in science, and review strategies for certification exams. This course requires a grade of “C” or better.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343  

1 Credit Hour
  
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    SCE 4940C - Teaching Methods in Middle Grades Science Field Experience


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring)

    In this course, students will apply knowledge of teaching strategies, methods and materials for teaching science in a middle school classroom. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

1 Credit Hour
  
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    SCE 4945 - Internship - Middle Grades Science


    9 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Supervised teaching of Middle Grades Science in an assigned school. Student teaching assignments will be made by the Department of Teacher Education Field Placement Coordinator.    This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.  Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing with permission of department chair.

    EDF 3214 EDF 3430 , EDG 3343 EDG 3410C EME 3410C EEX 3070 ,  ESC 1000 EVR 3949 ISC 4145 MET 1010C , RED 3324C , RED 3335C SCE 3350C , SCE 4940C , TSL 3081C , and CHM 1020  or PHY 1020  

9 Credit Hours
  
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    TSL 3081 - TESOL Issues and Practices


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to integrate the theories and principles of the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages and applying them to classroom instruction. ESOL methodology and curriculum will be emphasized as they relate to current best practice in ESOL instruction. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a minimum grade of “C.”  Neither field experience or a background check/fingerprinting are required for current teachers enrolled in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C , EDG 3343  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TSL 3081C - TESOL Issues and Practice


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to integrate the theories and principles of the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages and applying them to classroom instruction. ESOL methodology and curriculum will be emphasized as they relate to current best practice in ESOL instruction. The student will increase and apply knowledge and skills in the Uniform Core Curriculum relevant to this content area. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    TSL 4140C - ESOL Methods, Curriculum and Assessment


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course is designed to build on the candidate’s knowledge of applied linguistics and cross cultural communication. Candidates will extend their understanding of the role of language and culture in the classroom. This course will prepare candidates for effective planning, instruction, and assessment of ELLs in the classroom. This course requires a grade of “C” or better. Current background check (fingerprinting) acceptable to the District in which the field experience will take place is required for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): TSL 3081C  and upper division standing

    Prereq/Corequisites: EDG 3410C  and EDG 3343 

3 Credit Hours

Electronics

  
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    EET 1015C - Electricity/Electronics I, DC Circuits


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course introduces the theories, concepts, and relationships of voltage, current, and power in DC series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits containing common circuit elements with single and multiple sources. Students are introduced to Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s voltage and current Laws, Thieving’s, Norton’s, super-position, and maximum transfer of power theorems and their uses in DC circuit analysis. Students will learn how to use a digital multimeter to troubleshoot and analyze DC circuits.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EET 1025C - Electricity/Electronics II, AC Circuits


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course introduces the theories, concepts, and relationships of voltage, current, and power in AC series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits containing common circuit elements with single and 3-phase sources. Students will apply Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s voltage and current Laws, Thieving’s, Norton’s, super-position, and maximum transfer of power theorems and their uses in AC circuit analysis. Included will be the use of a multimeter and oscilloscope for experimentation with and troubleshooting AC circuits.

    Prereq/Corequisites: ETM 1005C  and EET 1015C  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EET 1141C - Solid State Electronics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This is the third course required for Electronics Aide certificate. This course introduces the student to the concept, components, and uses of solid state electronics. Topics include semiconductor devices; thyristors and diodes, transistors, amplifiers, power supplies, oscillators, and optoelectronics. The use of capacitors and inductors in solid state electronics will be also covered. The design, set-up, and troubleshooting solid state circuits and devices using various power supplies and function generators will be dispersed throughout the class.

    Prerequisite(s):   

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EET 1180C - Industrial Electronic Troubleshooting


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course covers troubleshooting procedures for a variety of electronic equipment and circuits common to industrial applications. The student will develop and implement trouble shooting protocols and plans, equipment monitoring plans, a preventive maintenance plan, and select appropriate test and monitoring equipment. Safety in an industrial setting will be stressed and reinforced through a series of lab exercises throughout the course.

    Prerequisite(s): EET 1084C  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EET 2155C - Linear Integrated Circuits


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course covers the fundamentals and applications of linear integrated circuits and operational amplifiers. The course covers includes inverting and non-inverting amplifiers, comparators, signal generators, differential and instrumentation amplifiers, operational amplifier specifications, active filters, modulator-demodulator integrated circuits, timers, analog to digital converters (ADC), and digital to analog converters (DAC) and measurement and analysis of linear circuits and devices.

    Prerequisite(s):  ,   

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETS 1511C - Motors and Controls


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course explores the theory and application of AC and DC motors, types of single-phase motors, three-phase power, three-phase motors, remote and local control, forward and reversing motor starters, and various motor control circuits. Wiring and troubleshooting exercises of electric three-phase motor control circuits are emphasized in a wide range of applications.

    Prerequisite(s):   

3 Credit Hours

Environmental Sciences

  
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    ENV 4610 - Sustainable Logistics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course introduces students to current and future trends in logistics technology, policy and sustainability. Topics include, source sustainability, environmental impacts of existing and emerging technologies, and local environmental conditions and the global climate.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EVR 1001C - Environmental Science


    4 Credit Hours ♦
    (Offered as needed)

    A study of the physical and biological environment and man’s ecology with emphasis upon contemporary biological problems.

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.
4 Credit Hours ♦
  
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    EVR 1940 - Internship, Environmental Science


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

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

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of “B” in any college level science course and permission of instructor.

3 Credit Hours

Engineering Technology

  
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    EEL 2603C - Robotics-Mechanics and Controls


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course introduces the student to robotics. Instructional topics will include robot classifications, applications, Input/Output (I/O) and sensor interfacing.

    Prerequisite(s): ETS 1542C  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    EET 1084C - Introduction to Electronics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course introduces the fundamentals, terminology, and applications used in the electronics industry. The topic coverage will include circuit theory principles, electronic components, transistor usage, amplifiers, power supplies, digital logic techniques, and electronic instruments. The course will also include some basic laboratory exercises to strengthen the topic coverage as it pertains to measurement involving both analog and digital circuits.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2371C - 3D Printing I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course will develop elements of creative thinking and problem solving used in the design process, including the techniques and methods used to construct prototypes and models. In the project aspect of this course, the students select a field of specialization to explore methods and materials in a number of options in industrial environment with the use of computer simulation, modeling, and rapid prototyping.

    Prerequisite(s): ETD 2364C  or ETD 1355C  or ETD 2357C  or permission of instructor.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETD 2372C - 3D Printing II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The student will continue to develop elements of creative thinking and problem solving used in the design process, including the techniques and methods used to construct prototypes and models. In the project aspect of this course, the students expand their knowledge in the methods and materials and of computer simulation, modeling, and rapid prototyping.

    Prerequisite(s):   or permission of the instructor.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETI 4205 - Applied Logistics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    Introduction to logistics. Emphasis on practical applications. Includes systems engineering, cost/ systems effectiveness, reliability, maintainability, system functional analysis, logistic support analysis, life cycle cost analysis.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETM 1005C - Basic Mechanical Operations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course takes a hands-on approach to the identification, use, care of tools, equipment, blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning, and tolerances used in all aspects of operations and manufacturing.

    Prereq/Corequisites: ETI 1420  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETM 1010C - Mechanical Measurement and Instrumentation


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course provides the foundation for mechanical and electronic measurement techniques used in manufacturing environments. The course will integrate the concepts, principles, and techniques of mechanical measurement with the use of various types of instruments including micrometers, verniers, calipers, height gages, digital multimeters and other types of measuring equipment.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETM 1315C - Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fundamentals


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course introduces the student to basic hydraulic and pneumatic fundamentals. Instructional topics will include components, fluid pressure and flow and basic circuit design and application.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ETS 1542C - Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This is an introductory course in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs.) The student will learn basic concepts with a focus on programming and practical applications.

    Prerequisite(s): EET 1084C  

3 Credit Hours

English

  
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    CRW 2001 - Creative Writing I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Instruction and practice in writing fiction and poetry.  Students will submit a poetry portfolio and complete at least one short story.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    CRW 2002 - Creative Writing II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Advanced work in poetry and prose modes with emphasis on revision. Students will submit a poetry portfolio and write and revise at least one complete short story.  Students will prepare creative work for publisher market.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    CRW 2100 - Introduction to Fiction Writing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Practice in writing fiction using various points-of-view.  Students will submit completed short stories for workshop.  Upon agreement with the instructor, students may elect to develop novel chapters with synopsis.  Students will prepare creative work for publisher market.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    CRW 2201 - Introduction to Creative Nonfiction


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This writing course examines the narrative possibilities of creative nonfiction.  We will explore structure, technique, and authorial presence in representative works of established sub-genres, including literary journalism, travel and/or food writing, memoir, the lyric essay and collage. 

3 Credit Hours
 

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