May 26, 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)

 

English

  
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    CRW 2300 - Introduction to Poetry Writing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    Practice in writing poetic forms employing poetic techniques.  Students will workshop completed poems and submit a portfolio of revised poetry.  Students will prepare creative work for publisher market.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ENC 0056 - Developmental Writing Module


    2 College Prep Credits
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is designed to develop written language skills for students whose entry placement scores do not meet requirements for degree credit courses (not applicable for degree completion). Conducted in a lab setting, this course is self-paced course, designed to allow students to focus on their individual grammar, usage, and writing needs to prepare for successful entry into college credit English courses (not applicable for degree completion). This course may be taken in place of ENC 0027  if a student has a placement score of 98-102 on the PERT.  Students may exit Developmental Writing Module by passing the coursework and by obtaining a passing score on the Departmental Exit Exam.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must score 98-102 on the PERT or on an elective basis score 103 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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    ENC 1101 - English Composition I


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

    Instruction and intensive practice in expository and argumentative writing including a documented paper. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

     

     

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

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

    ▲ Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course

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

3 Credit Hours ♦ ▲ ¶
  
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    ENC 1101L - English Composition I Lab


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An instructor directed writing workshop designed to improve student’s opportunity for success in ENC1101. Students will strengthen writing and grammar skills necessary to master the topics and concepts covered in ENC1101. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, the following: expository and argumentative writing; appropriate diction; conventions of Standard American English grammar, punctuation, sentence structure; conventions of MLA.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC0025 and REA0017 or equivalent with a “C” or better grade, or a score of 100-116 on the PERT, or on an elective basis with a score of 103 or higher on the PERT.

    Corequisite(s):   

1 Credit Hour
  
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    ENC 1102 - English Composition II


    3 Credit Hours ¶
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Interpretative and critical reading of fiction, drama, and poetry. The student will write analytic discourse and research papers as part of the essay process. 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): Completion of ENC 1101  or an equivalent course with a grade of “C” or better.

    ¶ 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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    ENC 2210 - Technical Report Writing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    The course covers the fundamentals of technical report writing, mechanics, and style. Various types of reports are prepared and evaluated. The course also includes reading and analysis of technical literature as well as oral reporting.

    Prerequisite(s): passing score on placement test.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    ENG 1001 - Research Papers


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A learn-by-doing course in the methods of conducting library research and writing a documented paper. Students will work on self-selected subjects under the supervision and guidance of the instructor in a tutorial relationship. For successful completion, each student will write a documented paper in accordance with a standard system. This course may be taken four times for credit.

    This course may be used as a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. Students may use this course to satisfy deficiency in the Gordon Rule writing requirement, but it may not be used in lieu of traditional Gordon Rule courses, such as ENC 1101.
1 Credit Hour
  
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    LIN 1670 - Writing and Grammar


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The course includes practice in writing short essays and encompasses a comprehensive review of grammar and mechanics. This course is strongly recommended for students who have completed Developmental Writing, those who want a preparation for Composition, or those who score 103-116 on the PERT.

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

3 Credit Hours

Entrepreneurship

  
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    ENT 2931 - Selected Studies in Entrepreneurship


    1 Credit Hour
    (Spring)

    In this course, topics of current interest are presented in group instruction.

1 Credit Hour

Fire Science

  
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    FFP 0010 - Firefighting I


    201 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is the first part of the Basic Fire Recruit Academy and prepares students for a career as a volunteer firefighter. Classroom instruction includes a variety of fire related topics which are reinforced and enhanced through practical skills activities. Upon completion, the student is eligible to test for certification as a volunteer firefighter through the Florida State Fire College and may elect to continue training in Firefighter II to pursue state certification as a career firefighter. Permission of the Public Safety Division is required.

    Corequisite(s): FFP 0077  unless previous certification has been obtained for first responder, EMT, or paramedic.

    *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.
201 Clock Hours
  
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    FFP 0020 - Firefighting II


    295 Clock Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is the second part of the Basic Fire Recruit Academy and prepares students for a career as a firefighter. The delivery of instruction includes a variety of training in practical skills necessary for the mastery of the basic competencies required in the program. Upon successful completion of this course, the student is eligible to take the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training written and practical examination. Permission of the Public Safety Division is required.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  or FFP 0077  

    *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.
295 Clock Hours
  
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    FFP 0077 - First Responder for Public Safety Personnel


    45 Clock Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course trains public safety members who are the first to arrive at an emergency in providing efficient and accurate pre-hospital care. Students assess patients for wounds to determine if trauma, shock, burns or closed airways are a problem and how to address those issues by dressing wounds, stabilizing the person or administering oxygen. They immobilize patients and address common emergency medical issues with basic treatments. This course includes hands-on, practical experience and is necessary to be eligible for first responder certification.

    This course is a co-requisite course for students entering the Firefighting Certificate program who do not have certification for first responder, EMT, or paramedic.

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

45 Clock Hours
  
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    FFP 1140 - First Responder for Public Safety Personnel


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course introduces the student to the skills and techniques used for first response to medical emergencies. Classroom instruction includes a variety of medical related topics encountered by public safety personnel. Practical exercises and scenarios are included to enhance classroom instruction and skill development.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1505 - Fire Prevention Practices


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a survey of the principles of fire prevention and investigation. It includes a study of fire hazards in various occupancies; a review of fire prevention codes; a study of procedures and techniques of fire prevention inspection, to include surveying and mapping, recognition and elimination of fire hazards, public relations, methods of determining the area of fire origin, fire cause, fire spread and location and preservation of evidence.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1540 - Private Fire Protection Systems


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a survey of the principles of fire prevention and investigation. It includes a study of fire hazards in various occupancies; a review of fire prevention codes; a study of procedures and techniques of fire prevention inspection, to include surveying and mapping, recognition and elimination of fire hazards, public relations, methods of determining the area of fire origin, fire cause, fire spread and location and preservation of evidence.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1691 - Fundamentals of Firefighting & Unmanned Vehicles


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Course introduces the fundamentals of unmanned vehicle applications for firefighting with prioritization of manpower and equipment utilization. Fire officers explore the use of unmanned vehicles for fire ground commanders for tactical operations for all levels of fire.  Emphasis for fire investigators on utilization of unmanned vehicles in the investigation process. Course introduces determination of fire cause and origin with collection of evidence by unmanned vehicles during fire scene investigation. Participants will explore the use unmanned vehicles for planning, responding, and evaluating HAZMAT incidents.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1702 - Principles of Emergency Services


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/services; fire loss analysis, organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1740 - Fire Service Course Delivery


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The curriculum draws from many recognized authorities in exploring the methods and mechanics of imparting information and adult learning principles. The course emphasizes techniques which have wide application in teaching situations, as well as devices for specific areas. Also stressed are measuring teaching effectiveness, the use of media and visual aids.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1800 - Disaster Education for Individuals and the Community


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course provides a study of the design, development, and delivery of public disaster safety education and programs including: methods of identification of disaster safety programs, the selection of target programs and strategies of affect reduction, methods of designing and implementing information and educational programs, and methods of evaluating a program’s impact. Studies include theoretical and practical skills training in individual, group, and mass media communications, instructional skills, planning priorities, and evaluation techniques.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1801 - Introduction to Emergency Management Administration


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course will discuss emergency management practices and how they relate to natural and man-made disasters. It is designed to help the student develop an understanding of overall emergency management principles, practices, and standards in the local, national, and international environments.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1810 - Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course is a study of the principles utilized on the fire ground for maximum manpower and equipment utilization; fire ground administration starting with a small fire on up through major conflagrations. Emphasis will be on developing thinking skills in relation to crises.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 1890 - Emergency Management Principles for Tourism and Hospitality Industry


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course analyzes emergency management functions and responsibilities within the tourism and hospitality industry. Particular emphasis is placed in the areas of administration, organization, communications, and human relations. Students will learn how historical mistakes can influence human response to disaster situations, and some of the current legal and human challenges posed when dealing with disasters.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2120 - Fire Service Building Construction


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The curriculum draws from many recognized authorities in exploring the methods and mechanics of imparting information and adult learning principles. The course emphasizes techniques which have wide application in teaching situations, as well as devices for specific areas. Also stressed are measuring teaching effectiveness, the use of media and visual aids.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2610 - Fire Behavior and Combustion


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Study of cause and origin of fires with emphasis on fire inspector’s or fire officer’s role in the investigation process. The course deals with determination of fire cause and origin, collection of evidence, and investigator’s preparation for trial.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2692 - Unmanned Vehicles Applications and Search & Rescue


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course examines the utilization of unmanned vehicles by public safety in various search and rescue operations. Students will be introduced to the utilization of unmanned vehicles during searches for suspects eluding capture. Course will examine the response protocol and interagency support utilizing unmanned vehicles in urban, water, and various terrain search and rescue operations. Students will be introduced to the operations of unmanned vehicles for silver and amber alerts.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2720 - Company Officer


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Designed to assist fire officers in solving the varied problems and situations they will be required to manage effectively in today’s ever changing fire service. The curriculum includes a review of fire department organization and administration, management theory, leadership, communication, motivation, and small group dynamics.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2770 - Ethical and Legal Issues for the Fire Service


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course teaches the federal, state, and local laws that regulate emergency services, national standards influencing emergency services, standard of care, tort, liability, and a review of relevant court cases. It also includes labor relations, human rights and diversity, conflicts of interest and frameworks for ethical decision-making.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2780 - Fire Department Administration


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The course is designed to present the principles of management theory, and its application in the fire service. The course is intended for officers whose area of responsibility encompasses long and short range planning, budgeting and administration.

    Prerequisite(s): FFP 0010  and FFP 0020  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2820 - Emergency Preparedness


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course teaches all aspects of emergency preparedness and planning related to natural and man-made disasters, and basic principles of emergency management. Planning concepts and the planning process will be discussed.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2823 - Technical Applications in Emergency Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course explores issues and problems associated with the use of technology in emergency management. It examines strategies to overcome these issues and problems. Some of the subjects treated are use of the Internet, spatial analysis applications in vulnerability analysis, decision support systems, and emerging technologies.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2834 - Societal Issues in Disaster Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course examines human response to disaster events, including political and economic factors influencing vulnerability. It examines how individuals and institutions make decisions at all levels of disaster response, it is an introduction to current research pertaining to the sociological aspects of disaster, and it will provide increased awareness of the potential and difficulties in using social science research as a basis for modifying public policy.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FFP 2841 - Contingency Planning for the Private Sector


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    This course is designed to assist students in developing effective public sector plans by using the National Incident Management System and the Incident Command System templates. The curriculum includes case studies and development procedures for private sector logistics management and employee support planning.

3 Credit Hours

French

  
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    FRE 1120 - French I


    4 Credit Hours ❖
    (Fall)

    Pronunciation and grammatical structures of French, 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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    FRE 1121 - French II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

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

    Prerequisite(s): FRE 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

Geography

  
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    GEA 1000 - World Regional Geography


    3 Credit Hours ❖
    (Offered as needed)

    The course introduces the student to geographic regional studies. It will combine the concepts of physical geography and cultural, economic, and human geography as it applies to the differing regions of the world. It will show the relationships between the regional environment and the people who live there, between settlement patterns, economic patterns and cultural patterns within each region; and, using current events, it will show the impact of other phenomena upon those regions and their people.

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

Geology

  
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    GLY 2010C - Principles of Geology I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Survey of the composition and dynamic processes of the solid Earth. Topics include planetary geology, mineralogy and petrology, volcanism, surface environments and processes (ocean floor, coastlines, rivers, karst, glaciers, deserts), seismology, surface deformation, Earth’s interior, plate tectonics, and mountain formation. Laboratory exercises in mineral and rock identification, interpretation of geological landforms using topographic maps, earthquakes, and basic field methods. Local or regional fieldtrips offered.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    GLY 2100C - Principles of Geology II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Survey of the physical and biological history of the Earth. Course is divided into two parts. First is a review of common minerals, rocks, and fossils; the use of stratified sedimentary rocks to reconstruct past environments and climates; and the theory of plate tectonics. Second is an overview of the origin and early evolution of the Earth, tectonic formation of continents and oceans, and life through time (first appearance of life, early life in the ocean, Age of Dinosaurs, the Great Ice Age, and the appearance of the first humans). Field and laboratory work in mineral, rock, and fossil identification, description of stratigraphic sections in the field, and geologic map construction and interpretation. Local or regional fieldtrips offered.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    GLY 2601C - Introduction to Paleontology


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall or Spring)

    This course is a survey of prehistoric life. Topics include fossilization, systematics, evolution, ecology, extinction, and the geological history of life. Laboratory work covers the anatomy, classification, and ecology of major phyla of both extinct and extant organisms, including monerans, protists, plant, macroinvertebrates, and vertebrate animals. The course involves local and regional fossil collecting trips.

4 Credit Hours

Graphic Design

  
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    GRA 1151C - Illustration I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    A beginning course to develop basic technical and conceptual skills with a focus on an industry-standard vector-based drawing program. Students will create logos and illustrations typical of graphic design challenges.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    GRA 1152C - Illustration II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An advanced graphic design course building upon the skills covered in Illustration I; the course includes increased challenges relating to conceptual skills and multi-software integration relating to typical print-based design problems. Access to an appropriate high quality digital camera is required.

    Prerequisite(s): GRA 1151C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    GRA 2140C - Multimedia I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    An advanced course covering the development of multimedia projects incorporating a variety of digital media elements. Students will learn an industry standard digital video editing application and the aesthetic and technical considerations involved in content acquisition. Access to a miniDV camcorder suggested.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2602C , GRA 1151C  and PGY 1801C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
4 Credit Hours
  
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    GRA 2141C - Multimedia II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An advanced course covering principles of design and information architecture surrounding interactive multimedia presentations. Students will learn an industry standard interactive DVD media authoring software application. Students will produce a finished interactive DVD.

    Prerequisite(s): GRA 2140C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
4 Credit Hours
  
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    GRA 2190C - Graphic Design I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An intermediate Graphic Design course that focuses on using an industry standard page layout software application. Students will be exposed to the ideas and aesthetics involved in the production of print publications. Access to a high quality digital camera required. It is recommended that students take PGY 1801C  at the same time or prior to taking this course.

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    GRA 2191C - Graphic Design II


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An advanced Graphic Design course covering the aesthetics and challenges associated with producing complex multi-page printed communications. Access to an appropriate high quality digital camera required.

    Prerequisite(s): GRA 1151C , GRA 2190C , PGY 1801C .

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
3 Credit Hours
  
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    GRA 2900 - Independent Study – Graphic Art


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    This course covers the practical treatment of Graphics/Printing Technology. Emphasis is on individual work projects.

    Prerequisite(s):   or  

1 Credit Hour
  
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    GRA 2905 - Independent Study – Graphic Design


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered as needed)

    The student will initiate independent computer related work, utilizing various software and hardware. The course may be taken four times for credit.

    Prerequisite(s):   or  

    ▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.
1 Credit Hour
  
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    GRA 2950C - Advanced Graphic Projects


    4 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

    An advanced Graphic Design course addressing common Graphic Design problems. Students will explore advanced software application functionality and creative, aesthetic, and portfolio development. Access to a high quality digital camera required.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2602C , ART 2603C , GRA 1151C , GRA 2190C , PGY 1801C .

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

Health Education

  
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    HIM 1000 - Health Information and Delivery Systems


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    Orientation to medical records history and professional associations.  Confidentiality, filing, retrieving, indexing, numbering, storage and content of the medical record is also discussed.  The course includes job search skills and professional job performance.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 1012 - Health Care and Legal Compliance


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    In-depth study of federal, state, local laws governing preparation, and use of the healthcare record in the healthcare delivery system.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 1432 - Pathopharmacology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Introduction to the nature, cause, and treatment of disease entities and the body’s defense mechanisms. Commonly used drugs will also be discussed.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2253 - CPT Coding - Part 1


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Instruction and practice in basic CPT coding conventions, principles of classifying physician services using current procedural terminology (CPT-4), APC, and auditing procedures.  Ethical standards of practice will be analyzed.

    Prerequisite(s):  HSC 1531  and HIM 1432  are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

    Prereq/Corequisites: BSC 2020C  OR (BSC 1085C  AND BSC 1086C )

    (Previously listed as HIM1253)
3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2272 - Healthcare Reimbursement


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Emphasis on billing regulations for the State of Florida.  Course content includes LMRPS, Workers’ Compensation laws, Florida Medicare, and claims for automobile accident injuries.

    Prerequisite(s): HIM 2253  and HIM 2724  are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2291 - CPT Coding Part 2


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This is an advanced course in ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding systems.  Students will learn guidelines and applications to more complex case studies and health records according to current ethical standards of practice, inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems, encoding software and RBRVs.

    Prerequisite(s):  HIM 2253  is required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

     

     

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2724 - ICD Coding Part 1


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course provides a foundation using ICD-10-CM/PCS coding conventions, rules, methodology and sequencing, data sets, documentation requirements, and coding resources.

    Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531  and HIM 1432  are required.  Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

     

    Prereq/Corequisites: BSC 2020C  OR (BSC 1085C  AND BSC 1086C )

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2729 - ICD Coding Part 2


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course focuses on assigning appropriate ICD, DRG, and Level II (HCPCS) codes to a wide range of original source medical documents.  This course increases the quality of code selection by applying the decision process in problem solving using well-defined medical record review methods and guidelines.  Ethical practices will be discussed.

    Prerequisite(s): HIM 2724  is required and knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended. 

     

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2815C - Professional Practice Experience


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

     

    Working in a simulated, online environment, students will endeavor to code and bill using nationally recognized, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) simulation software. 

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

    Corequisite(s): HIM 2291  and HIM 2729  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HIM 2931C - Special Topics in Health Information Technology


    1 Credit Hour
    (Summer)

     

    This course is a review of skills and work processes to support classification and coding to become nationally certified in-field. Effective test-taking strategies for certification exams and employability skills will be discussed.

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

    Corequisite(s): HIM 2291  and HIM 2729  

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

1 Credit Hour
  
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    HSA 3110 - Health Care Organization and Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring, Summer)

    This course focuses on the structure and management of health care organizations, and the fundamental issues facing the U.S. health care system. Key topics include health status, the organization of health services, manpower, public health, financing, facilities, utilization, quality, regulation, and national health policy. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSA 3111 - Introduction to Health Care Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring)

    This course studies the administration, organization and delivery of health care in the United States. Topics to be examined include health care leadership, management, strategy, performance improvement, information technology, insurance, financial and human resources management, as well as ethical and legal concepts. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSA 3113 - Contemporary Issues in Health Care


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

     

    This course is designed to introduce students to a range of issues related to health and health care in the United States. Course content will give students the opportunity to explore differing perspectives as they develop a deeper understanding of the issues and enhance their research and communication skills. The course will enable students to analyze and evaluate evidence regarding controversial issues.  Students will develop and practice skills in formulating and writing well-informed, well-articulated arguments and reflections.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSA 4191 - Health Information Systems


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course focuses on the theories, concepts and principles of health information systems and development of critical thinking skills for use in practice/working in health care informatics. Current trends and issues in using, designing, and managing heath care information systems will be examined. Students, applying evidence-based knowledge, will analyze the design and implementation of health care information systems. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HSA 4922 - Capstone: Health Care Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course integrates the information, skills, and abilities provided throughout the Health Administration Program in a capstone project. Students complete a project that demonstrates excellence by applying the knowledge gained from the core courses and materials studied throughout the program. Successful completion of the course requires demonstration of the achievement of program objectives and learning outcomes. This course requires a minimum grade of “C”.

    Prerequisite(s): HSA 3110 HSA 3111 HSA 4191 , and senior standing are required. Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

3 Credit Hours

History

  
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    AMH 2010 - American History I


    3 Credit Hours ¶
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    American History to 1877; describes the social, political, and economic development of the American people against the geographical background of the New World. Particular emphasis on American intellectual and political thought leading to the emergence of basic American character, ideas and attitudes. 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 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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    AMH 2020 - American History II


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

    American History from 1877, concentrating on industrial growth, the rise of corporate business, big labor, and government organization. Modification of basic American character and ideas as a continual historical process. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

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

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

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

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

3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω
  
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    WOH 1012 - World Civilization: Early Humans through Global Expansion


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

    A study of world history from 4000 BC to 1650 AD as it relates to the development of western civilization. History is analyzed in terms of social, religious, philosophical, political, and economic concepts rather than chronological facts. 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, 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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    WOH 1022 - World Civilization: The Modern Period and Renaissance to the Present


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

    A study of history from 1650 AD to the present as it relates to the development of the modern world. History is analyzed in terms of social, religious, philosophical, political, and economic concepts rather than chronological facts. 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.

    ❖ This college credit course qualifies as having an international and/or diversity focus for 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 ❖ ¶

Hospitality Management

  
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    FOS 2201 - Food Service Sanitation Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (as Needed)

    This course acquaints students with the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code as well as the challenges and opportunities facing hospitality managers in the area of sanitation management. The class presents a systems approach to sanitation management, utilizing the Hazard Analysis Control Point Program (HACCP), and provides a basic understanding of quality sanitation management.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 1001 - Culinary Techniques


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Emphasis in this course will be placed on the basic methods and chemistry of cooking. Students study ingredients, cooking, theories, terminology, equipment, technology, weights and measures, formula conversions and work on cooking skills and procedures.

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201  

    Corequisite(s): FSS 1202L  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 1120 - Food and Beverage Purchasing


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Students will learn the fundamentals involved in purchasing food and beverages in quantity. The course emphasizes standardizing, grading and estimating, selecting, receiving and storing foods and beverages, as well as the practical application in writing specifications and in developing purchasing techniques.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 1202L - Food Production I


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Students will acquire knowledge and skill in the preparation of food. Included are basic principles and techniques of food preparation, management of resources, use of recipes, use and care of equipment, and evaluation of food products. The course emphasizes safety and sanitation practices.

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201  

    Corequisite(s): FSS 1001  

4 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 1221L - Food Production II


    4 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Students will focus on the knowledge and preparation of meats, poultry, seafood, as well as starches, fruits and vegetables. Students will learn to prepare menus for special dietary needs. This course will utilize all dry and moist methods of cooking. Menu selection and balance will be studied. The course emphasizes safety and sanitation procedures.

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201  and FSS 1202L  with a grade of “C” or better.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 1246L - Baking and Pastries I


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Students apply the fundamentals of baking science and pastry preparation to produce a variety of bread products and pastries. Special emphasis is given to the application of advanced techniques in bakery management and the use and care of equipment found in bake shops. Preparation of breads and rolls, classical cakes and icings. Student must pass written and practical baking examination covering a variety of techniques and procedures.

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 1250C - Dining Room Management


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    The various types of service appropriate to coffee shops, dining rooms, luncheons, banquets, and buffets. The relationship between menu, equipment, supplies, merchandising, and personnel and patron acceptance.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2030C - Contemporary Cuisine


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Emphasis is placed on learning to use various condiments and seasonings that are indigenous to different parts of the world in food preparation. Topics may include Far East cuisine, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, North African cuisine, Continental cuisine. Lectures, demonstrations and preparations will also cover American regional cooking, farm to table, trends in the culinary industry and greenhouse procedures. Greenhouse will be used for the lab portion of this class. Alternative diet recipes to be explored. Student must successfully pass written and practical examination covering a variety of cooking techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2240L - Classical Cuisine


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Students prepare and learn the skills and management theories involved in classical dishes. Concentration is on the basics of classical cuisine, such as stocks, soups, and sauces. Attention is given to the management tasks of portion control, costing and presentation. Special emphasis is given to classics such as emulsion sauces, thickening agents, and sauces derived from the Mother sauces. Student must successfully pass written and practical examination covering a variety of techniques and procedures.

    Prerequisite(s): FSS 1221L  

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2242L - International and Regional Cuisine


    4 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Emphasis is placed on learning to use various condiments and seasonings that are indigenous to different parts of the world in food preparation. Topics may include Far East cuisine, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, North African cuisine, and continental cuisine. Lectures, demonstrations and preparations will also cover American regional cooking. Student must successfully pass written and practical examination covering a variety of cooking techniques. 

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201 FSS 1202L  with a grade of “C” or better, and FSS 1221L  with a grade of “C” or better.

4 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2251 - Food and Beverage Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    An application of principles in commercial and institutional food and beverage facilities including marketing, menu development, effective cost control in purchasing, pricing, labor and service technique. Procedure, approaches and techniques of management are explored and developed as they relate to commercial and institutional food and beverage facilities and personnel.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2284C - Catering, Banquet and Event Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Students will be taught the logistics of preparation, production, transportation, and implementation of the catered event, including analysis of typical banquet/event contracts. Students learn to determine cost of the project. Emphasis is given to menu planning for various types of banquets, theme buffets, and physical management of floor lay-out and table setup. Training techniques for supervisors in dining room and banquet service is practiced. Development of stewarding and production checklists is practiced.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2500 - Food and Beverage Cost Control


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Emphasis given to methods of menu pricing, systems of controlling and accounting for food and beverage costs and methods of controlling sales income, through cost control systems.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    FSS 2941 - Culinary Internship


    2 Credit hours
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course provides a planned work-based experience that will provide students with an opportunity to fine- tune skills learned in coursework and enhance workplace skills through supervised practical experiences related to their career objectives. Internship requires a minimum of 135 clock hours of work. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

    Prerequisite(s):  FOS 2201 , FSS 1202L , FSS 1221L  

2 Credit hours
  
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    FSS 2942 - Culinary Internship


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    The Program Director has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course provides a planned work-based experience that will provide students with an opportunity to fine- tune skills learned in coursework and enhance workplace skills through supervised practical experiences related to their career objectives. Internship requires a minimum of 135 clock hours of work. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

    Prerequisite(s): FOS 2201  ,FSS 1202L  with a grade of “C” or better, and FSS 1221L  with a grade of “C” or better.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 1000 - Introduction to Hospitality Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is an overview of the hospitality industry, and the many different segments of the hospitality and tourism segments are discussed. Scope, size and industry trends are examined. Theories, examples and industry case studies are used to provide students with examples of problem solving tools of management. Basic industry terminology and management concepts are studied. The important role of service is stressed.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 1250 - Hotel and Resort Operations


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course acquaints students with the operation of a hotel, motel and resort including front office procedures in registering, accounting for and checking out guests, promotional and sales practices, housekeeping, interior decoration, purchase of furniture, carpeting, linens and supplies, maintenance and engineering of a practical nature, facilities specifications, purchasing, and storage.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 1410 - Front Office Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    This course guides students through all the skills including directing the activities and solving the complex problems, needed to properly manage the front office of a hotel/motel/resort.  The course also acquaints students with the operation of all the departments as they apply to their primary responsibility of selling rooms and serving guests.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 1500 - Marketing and Sales in the Hospitality Industry


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    How to sell and promote the many services the food service/lodging industries offer guests. How to operate a sales and convention department.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 2210 - Hospitality Management


    3 Credit Hours
    (Spring)

    Training in the techniques involved in the supervision of employees, developing sound relations with other departments, group discussions, and methods of improvement and development of cost consciousness. Job Analysis and job description techniques are developed. The course explores issues that make managing tourism and hospitality (T&H) businesses different to businesses in other sectors. These issues are faced by small and large T&H businesses alike: from owner-operator cafés, motels or tourism businesses to multi-national hotel chains, international airlines or tour companies. 

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 2223 - Human Relations and Supervisory Development


    3 Credit Hours
    (Summer)

    Designed to provide specific application of proven training systems and methods for managers in the hospitality industry.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 2401 - Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Basic understanding of financial accounting and specifically Hospitality Industry accounting concepts and procedures used in hotels, restaurants. Utilize POS system in class activities.

3 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 2600 - Hospitality Law


    2 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    Nature and function of our legal system as it applies to the operations of the hospitality industry. Innkeeper-Guest relationship, Contracts, Condominium Association contracts, Torts, Civil Rights, insurable risks are emphasized.

2 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 2940 - Hospitality Internship


    1 Credit Hour
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course guides students through all the skills including directing the activities and solving the complex problems, needed to properly manage the front office of a hotel/motel/resort.  The course also acquaints students with the operation of all the departments as they apply to their primary responsibility of selling rooms and serving guests.

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

1 Credit Hour
  
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    HFT 2941 - Hospitality Internship


    2 Credit Hours
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course consists of on-the-job experience supplied by the hotel-motel-resort- restaurant industries. Job placement will be dependent upon the availability of participating hospitality institutions. The course consists of 60 hours per semester of on-the-job instruction accompanied by a seminar class.

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

2 Credit Hours
  
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    HFT 2942 - Hospitality Internship


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered Fall, Spring, Summer)

    This course, an extension of Hospitality Internship (HFT2941), consists of on-the-job work experience supplied by the hotel, motel, resort and restaurant industries. Students will concentrate on 3 specific areas or functions that are career-goal oriented. Job placement will be dependent upon availability of participating hospitality institutions. The course consists of 150 hours of on-the-job instruction.

    Prerequisite(s): HFT 1000  FOS 2201  HFT 1410 , and HFT 1250  

3 Credit Hours

Humanities

  
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    HUM 1020 - Humanities – lntroduction


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

    A chronological survey of techniques and forms related to art, dance, film, literature, music, philosophy, religion and theater. Art works and selected readings are utilized as much as possible. The course includes Writing-Across-the-Curriculum and Speaking-Across-the-Curriculum. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

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

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

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

    ♦ Courses listed with this symbol 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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    HUM 1905A - Independent Study – Arts and Humanities


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    A defined independent study which is pursued under supervision of a faculty directing teacher and recorded through departmental procedures. Designed to permit a student to pursue nonscheduled academic and laboratory work which may be of a specialized or advanced nature and not available through classes or courses available on a college schedule. Departmental approval is 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 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.

1 Credit Hour
  
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    HUM 2250 - Humanities – A Contemporary Perspective


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

    This course is an integrated study of the artistic, cultural, philosophic, religious, social, and technological influences that shape modern western cultures in the modern era. The focus will begin with the 20th century and follow, chronologically, the issues of the modern era. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

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

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

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

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

3 Credit Hours ❖ † ¶
  
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    HUM 2700 - Humanities – Foreign Study


    3 Credit Hours ❖ ¶
    (Offered as needed)

    A variable humanities content course designed to allow students first-hand learning experiences outside the United States. 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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    HUM 2920 - Humanities Colloquium


    1 Credit Hour
    (Fall, Spring, Summer)

    Humanities Colloquium is a lab designed to introduce students to critical visual and listening skills to become an intelligent arts consumer. Initial lecture sessions are devoted to discussions of the elements of analysis of art works, music pieces, theater performances, and dance presentations. Students will be required to attend selected NWFSC Visual and Performance Arts presentations and to write a short critical review of each. Topics may vary.

    Prerequisite(s): placement test may be required.

1 Credit Hour
  
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    HUM 2930 - Humanities – Special Topics


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as needed)

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

3 Credit Hours

Legal Assisting

  
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    PLA 1003 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies


    3 Credit Hours
    (Fall)

    This course is designed to give students a broad understanding of the nature of the paralegal profession and the elements contained within the profession, as well as its responsibility.

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

3 Credit Hours
  
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    PLA 1005 - Legal Terminology


    3 Credit Hours
    (Offered as Needed)

    This course is designed to give an explanation of the common legal vocabulary involved in the broad, general principles of substantive and common law.

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

3 Credit Hours
 

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