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Concurrent Enrollment Course Catalog

2014-2015

(For a complete listing of possible offerings, view the ACC catalog.)

  • Prerequisites are subject to change
  • * Courses marked with an asterisk may be offered in a year-long format.

AAA 109:  Advanced Academic Achievement
ACC 121: Accounting Principles I
AEC 125: History of Architecture
ANT 101:  Cultural Anthropology GT
ANT 107: Intro to Archaeology GT
ART 111: Art History I Ancient to Medieval GT
ART 112 Art History II Renaissance to 1900 GT
ART 139: Digital Photography I
ART 161: Ceramics I
AST 101: Astronomy I GT
AST 102: Astronomy II GT
BIO 105: Science of Biology GT
BIO 115: Human Genetics
BIO 143: Colorado Ecology

BUS 115: Introduction to Business
BUS 116: Personal Finance
BUS 203: International Business
CAD 101 Computer Aided Drafting I (also available CAD I02)
CAD 255 Solidworks (also available CAD115 SketchUp)
CCR 092: College Reading and Composition

CIS 118: Intro PC Applications
CNG 121: Computer Technician I: A+
CNG 122: Computer Technician II: A+
CNG 124: Networking I: Network +
CNG 125: Networking II: Network +
COM 115: Public Speaking
COM 125: Interpersonal Communication
CRJ 110: Intro to Criminal Justice
CRJ 125: Law Enforcement Operations
CSC 119: Logic and Program Design
CSC 126: Game Design and Development
CSC 160: Computer Science I (Language)
CWB 110: Complete Web Authoring: HTML
CWB 130: Web Editing Tools: Editor
ECE 101: Intro to Early Childhood Education
ECE 111: Infant and Toddler Theory
ECO 101: Economics of Social Issues: GT
ECO 105: Introduction to Economics
ENG 121: English Composition I GT
ENG 122: English Composition II GT

GEO 105: World Regional Geography GT
GEO 106: Human Geography GT
GEO 111: Physical Geography – Landforms GT
GEO 112: Physical Geography – Weather and Climate GT

GEY111: Physical Geology GT
HIS 101: Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650 GT

HIS 102: Western Civilization: 1650-Present GT
HIS 111: World Civilization I GT
HIS 112: World Civilization II GT
HIS 201: US History to Reconstruction GT
HIS 202: US History since Civil War GT
HPR 106: Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
HPR 178: Medical Terminology
HUM 121: Humanities: Early Civ. GT
HUM 122: Humanities: From Medieval to Modern GT
HUM 123: Humanities: The Modern World GT
HWE 100: Human Nutrition
HWE 111: Health and Fitness
HWE 122: Responding to Emergencies
HWE 125: Introduction to Human Performance
LIT 115: Intro to Literature GT
LIT 201: World Literature to 1600 GT
LIT 202: World Literature After 1600 GT
LIT 211: British Literature to 1770 GT
LIT 212: British Literature After 1770 GT
MAN 128: Human Relations in Organizations
MAN 224: Leadership
MAR 216: Principles of Marketing
MAT 055: Algebraic Literary
MAT 121: College Algebra GT
MAT 122: College Trigonometry GT
MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics GT
MGD 101: Introduction to Computer Graphics
MGD 111: Adobe Photoshop I
MGD 112: Adobe Illustrator I
MGD 141: Web Design I
MUS 100: Introduction to Music Theory I
MUS 120: Music Appreciation GT
PHI 111: Introduction to Philosophy GT
PHI 112: Ethics GT
POS 111: American Government GT
POS 205: International Relations GT
PSY 101: General Psychology I GT
PSY 102: General Psychology II GT
SOC 101: Intro to Sociology I GT
SOC 102: Intro to Sociology II GT
SPA 111: Spanish Language I

 

*AAA 109:  Advanced Academic Achievement

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Education or a related field
  • Course Description: Examines theories and practices associated with successful learning to enhance college success. Areas of study include education and career planning, effective communication, personal management, critical and creative thinking, development of community and awareness of diversity, leadership, and techniques for successful academic performance.

*ACC 121: Accounting Principles I

  • Two Semesters
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification:  A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Accounting
  • Course Description: Introduces the study of accounting principles for understanding of the theory and logic that underlie procedures and practices. Major topics include the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, special journals and subsidiary ledgers, internal control principles and practices, notes and interest, inventory systems and costing, plant assets and intangible asset accounting and depreciation methods and practices

AEC 125: History of Architecture

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Architecture / Building Trades
  • Course Description:  This course will cover major periods of architectural development. Social and cultural values influencing architecture will be highlighted as well as the interaction of art, engineering and architecture as forms of expression

ANT 101:  Cultural Anthropology GT

  • Semester
  • Credits:  3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s Degree in Anthropology and/or Archaeology or a Master’s Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Anthropology and/or Archaeology.
  • Course Description: Studies human cultural patterns and learned behavior. Includes linguistics, social and political organization, religion, culture and personality, culture change and applied anthropology.

ANT 107: Intro to Archaeology GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s Degree in Anthropology and/or Archaeology or a Master’s Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Anthropology and/or Archaeology.
  • Course Description: Introduces the science of recovering the human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. Includes a survey of the archaeology of different areas of the Old and New Worlds. Also includes the works of selected archaeologists and discussions of major archaeological theories.

ART 111: Art History I Ancient to Medieval GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s Degree in Art and/or Fine Arts or a Master’s Degree with 18 graduate credits in Art.  CTE Credential Required. 
  • Course Description: Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western Culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Ancient through the medieval periods.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER scores of Reading 80 and sentence skills of 95

ART 112 Art History II Renaissance to 1900 GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Art and/or Fine Arts or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credits in Art.  CTE Credential Required 
  • Course Description: Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western Culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Renaissance to 1900.
  •  PREREQUISITE:ACCUPLACER scores of Reading 80 and sentence skills of 95

ART 139: Digital Photography I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3  
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Photography and/or Fine Arts or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credits in Photography.  CTE Credential Required  
    (FACILITY REVIEW REQUIRED BEFORE APPROVAL OF COURSE)
  • Course Description: Introduces the basic concepts of digital imaging as applied to photography. Using applicable technology and hands on experience, modern developments are presented leading to the present applications of digital imaging which combine traditional photographic ideas with electronic media. Enables the student to learn how to operate image manipulation software using a variety of scanning equipment, software tools and output devices by executing new assignments and applying these technologies to their photographic process.

ART 161: Ceramics I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Art and/or Fine Arts or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credits in Art.  CTE Credential Required   
    (FACILITY REVIEW REQUIRED BEFORE APPROVAL)
  • Course Description: Introduces traditional and contemporary ceramic forms and processes including hand building and throwing on the potter's wheel.

AST 101: Astronomy I GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC 
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Astronomy or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Astronomy 
  • Course Description: Focuses on the history of astronomy, the tools of the astronomer and the contents of the solar system including the planets, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids. Incorporates laboratory experience.

AST 102: Astronomy II GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Astronomy or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Astronomy 
  • Course Description: Emphasizes the structure and life cycle of the stars, the sun, galaxies and the universe as a whole, including cosmology and relativity. Incorporates laboratory experience.

BIO 105: Science of Biology GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC 
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Biology or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Biology  
    (FACILITY REVIEW REQUIRED BEFORE APPROVAL)
  • Course Description: Examines the basis of biology in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge and conceptual framework of the discipline. Biology as a science–process of gaining new knowledge–is explored as is the impact of biological science on society.

BIO 115: Human Genetics

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's Degree in Biology or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Biology. College teaching experience preferred
    (FACILITY REVIEW REQUIRED BEFORE APPROVAL OF COURSE)
  • Course Description: Focuses on the inheritance of human traits. It is a nonmathematical study for the non-science major. Topics include Mendelian, non-Mendelian, and sex-linked inheritance; role of mutations in the evolutionary process; as well as inherited diseases and the ethics of genetic technologies.

BIO 143: Colorado Ecology

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s Degree in Biology or a Master’s Degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Biology. College teaching experience preferred.
    (FACILITY REVIEW REQUIRED BEFORE APPROVAL OF COURSE)
  • Course Description: Studies the natural environments in Colorado. Explores the vast natural environments of Colorado and the plants and animals that inhabit the life zones of our majestic plains, mountains, and valleys. Discovers the interrelationships of man and his Colorado environment–past, present, and future. Through an inquiry approach, the student examines the changing needs and roles of our environments. Field trips include Roxborough State Park, Garden of the Gods, Mt. Evans, Pikes Peak, Deer Creek Canyon, Daniels Park, Barr Lake or others

BUS 115: Introduction to Business

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Business
  • Course Description: Focuses on the operation of the American business system. Covers fundamentals of the economy, careers and opportunities, marketing, management, production, governmental regulations, tools of business, and social responsibilities.

BUS 116: Personal Finance

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Business or Finance
  • Course Description: Surveys the basic personal financial needs of most individuals. Emphasizes the basics of budgeting and buying, saving and borrowing money, the intricacies of home ownership, income tax and investments, and the wise use of insurance, wills, and trusts.

BUS 203: International Business

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Business
  • Course Description: Provides student with an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of international business. Course will cover the development of international business; theories and methods of international trade; financing mechanisms and terms used in export documentation and export finance; the effects of economics, political and cultural environment on international business and trade; impact of geography in business transactions; legal aspects of international business; and developing an effective international marketing strategy.

CAD 101 Computer Aided Drafting I (also available CAD I02)

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in CAD
  • Course Description:  Focuses on basic computer aided drafting skills using the latest release of CAD software. Includes file management, Cartesian coordinate system, drawing set-ups, drawing aids, layer usage, drawing geometric shapes, editing objects, array, text applications, basic dimensioning, and Help access.

CAD 255 Solidworks (also available CAD115 SketchUp)

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in CAD  
  • Course Description: Introduces basic non-parametric 3D concepts to build confidence In 3D thinking and moves on to three-dimensional parameters. The students learns to construct, modify, and manage complex parts in 3D space as well as how to produce 2D drawings from the 3D models.

CCR 092: College Reading and Composition

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education or English
  • Course Description: Integrates and contextualizes college level reading and writing. Students will read and understand complex materials and respond to ideas and information through writing informative and/or persuasive texts.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills 50-69.

CIS 118: Intro PC Applications

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC 
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Information Systems
  • Course Description: Introduces computer concepts and components, as well as application-suite software and the Internet. Includes descriptions of and hands-on experiences with word processing, spreadsheets, databases, operating environments and other common PC application packages.

CNG 121: Computer Technician I: A+

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Technology.  Must hold A+ Certification.
  • Course Description: Introduces personal computer hardware to gain the skills and knowledge for a successful entry-level computer service technician. Provides extensive hands-on work with computer systems. Includes PC setup and configuration, floppy and hard drive installation and basic maintenance and troubleshooting. Successful completion prepares the student for the core hardware service technician portion of the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam

CNG 122: Computer Technician II: A+

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification:A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Technology.  Must hold A+ Certification
  • Course Description: Teaches students to upgrade, install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot current and legacy MS Windows operating systems. In addition, students learn to install, configure and troubleshoot device drivers. Students will also learn to identify the network capabilities of the operating system and configure the operating system to connect to the network. This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ OS Technologies Exam.
  • PREREQUISITE: CNG 121 with a grade of "C" or better.

CNG 124: Networking I: Network +

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Technology.  Must hold Net + Certification.
  • Course Description: Provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand identify and perform necessary tasks involved in supporting a network. Covers the vendor-independent networking skills and concepts that affect all aspects of networking, such as installing and configuring TCP/IP. This course also prepares students for the Networking II: Network+ course.

CNG 125: Networking II: Network +

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Technology.  Must hold Net + Certification.
  • Course Description: Continues to provide students with the knowledge necessary to implement and support a network. Focuses on the vendor-independent networking skills and concepts that affect all aspects of networking. The Networking I and II: Network + courses prepare students for the Network+ Certification.
  • PREREQUISITE: CNG 124 with a C or better or Instructor's permission

COM 115: Public Speaking

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Speech Communications or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in speech communications.
  • Course Description:Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech preparation, organization, support, audience analysis and delivery.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

COM 125: Interpersonal Communication

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's degree in Speech Communications or a Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in speech communications
  • Course Description: Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

*CRJ 110: Intro to Criminal Justice

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology with criminology focus, or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or a law degree and the ability to obtain a CTE credential.
  • Course Description: Introduces a study of the agencies and processes involved in the criminal justice system: the legislature, the police, the prosecutor, the public defender, the courts, and corrections. Includes an analysis of the roles and problems of the criminal justice system in a democratic society, with an emphasis upon inter-component relations and checks and balances.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

*CRJ 125: Law Enforcement Operations

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology with criminology focus, or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or a law degree and the ability to obtain a CTE credential.
  • Course Description: Examines the complexity and multidimensional aspects of the law enforcement role and career; law enforcement discretion; law enforcement values and culture in modern America. Covers the role and functions of law enforcement in occupational, social, political, and organizational context.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

CSC 116: Logic and Program Design

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Programming 
  • Course Description: Introduces computer program design using concepts of structured programming and logic. Includes pseudo code, flowcharts, and structure charts. Covers variables, data types, control structures, looping, program breaks, and arrays.

CSC 126: Game Design and Development

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Programming 
  • Course Description: Combines problem-solving techniques with computer game design and implementation to introduce the student to basic gaming and computer science concepts. Students design, implement, and test computer games using software that allows for basic game creation through a wide variety of game creation tools; no prior programming experience is required.

CSC 160: Computer Science I (Language)

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Programming
  • Course Description: Introduces students to the discipline of computer science. Covers algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions, sub-programs and input/output operations using a structured programming language. Requires intensive lab work outside of class time.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra score of 85 or ACT score of 23 and CSC 116 with an C or better

CWB 110: Complete Web Authoring: HTML

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Information Systems
  • Course Description: Explores the complete set of web authoring skills using HTML and/or other scripting languages. Includes links, backgrounds, controlling text and graphic placement, tables, image maps, frames and forms.

CWB 130: Web Editing Tools: Editor

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Computer Information Systems
  • Course Description: Provides tools used for designing and building Web pages that are easy to use and have a pleasing look. The student will develop Web pages using the Microsoft program. Use of images, forms, frames, tables, templates and layers will be covered.

ECE 101: Intro to Early Childhood Education

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline. CTE credential in Early childhood education
  • Course Description: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.  CTE credential in Early childhood education provides an introduction to Early Childhood Education. Includes the eight key areas of professional knowledge: Child Growth and Development; Health, Nutrition and Safety; Developmentally Appropriate Practices; Guidance; Family and Community Relationships; Diversity; Professionalism; Administration and Supervision. Focuses on birth through age eight.
  • PREREQUISITE: Accuplacer scores of Reading 62 / Sentence Skills 70

ECE 111: Infant/Toddler Theory/Practice

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline. CTE credential in Early childhood education
  • Course Description: Presents an overview of theories, applications (including observations) and issues pertinent to infant and toddler development in group and/or family settings. Includes state requirements for licensing, health, safety and nutrition. Focuses on birth through age three.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills 70+ and ECE 101 with a grade of "C" or better

ECO 101: Economics of Social Issues: GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's degree in Economics or Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline
  • Course Description: Examines the major socio-economic issues of the past century. Covers poverty and growth, education, health care, pollution and discrimination.

ECO 105: Introduction to Economics

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's degree in Economics or Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline
  • Course Description:  This course is a survey of economics. It is designed as a beginning economics class. The course covers economics theories, supply and demand, national income accounting, money and banking, market structures and contemporary economic issue

ENG 121: English Composition I GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English that emphasizes rhetoric and writing or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Emphasizes the planning, writing, and revising of compositions, including the development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a minimum of five compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

ENG 122: English Composition II GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18Master’s degree in English that emphasizes rhetoric and writing or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or persuasive papers that incorporate research.
  • PREREQUISITE: ENG 121 with a grade of "C" or better

GEO 105: World Regional Geography GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Geography or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Facilitates an understanding of spatial relationships between and among the geographic regions of the world. Includes demographic and cultural (political, economic, and historic) forces related to the physical environments of selected regions. Focuses on analysis of interrelationships between developed and developing regions, and the interactions between human societies and natural environments.

GEO 106: Human Geography GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Geography or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Introduces geographic perspectives and methods with applications to the study of human activities. Emphasizes the distribution of humans, adjustments to the natural environment, and land use practices.

GEO 111: Physical Geography – Landforms GT

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Geography or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Introduces the principles of landforms as a major aspect of our natural environment. Incorporates an integrated process of lecture, discussion, and laboratory assignments.

GEO 112: Physical Geography –Weather and Climate GT

  • Semester  
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Geography or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Introduces the principles of meteorology, climatology, world vegetation patterns, and world regional climate classification. Incorporates an integrated process of lecture, discussion, and laboratory assignments and may be transferred to colleges and universities as a science credit.

GEY 111: Physical Geology GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Geology or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Studies the materials of the earth, its structure, surface features and the geologic processes involved in its development. This course includes laboratory experience.

HIS 101: Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650 GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Explores a number of events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that shaped Western Civilization from the prehistoric era to 1650. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HIS 102: Western Civilization: 1650-Present GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Explores a number of events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped Western Civilization from 1650 to the present. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HIS 111:  World Civilization I GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Enables the student to view history up to 1500 CE in a broad global sense. Focuses on the common denominators among all people. This approach goes beyond political borders, to provide a better appreciation for different cultures.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HIS 112: World Civilization II GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Enables students to view history post 1500 CE in a broad global sense. Focuses on the common denominators among all people. This approach goes beyond political borders to provide a better appreciation for different cultures.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HIS 201: US History to Reconstruction GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Explores events, trends, peoples, groups, cultures, ideas, and institutions in North America and United States history, including the multiple perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity, between the period when Native American Indians were the sole inhabitants of North America, and the American Civil War. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+ or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HIS 202: US History since Civil War GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Explores events, trends, peoples, groups, cultures, ideas, and institutions in United States History, including the multiple perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity, between the period of the American Civil War and the present. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HPR 106: Law and Ethics for Health Professionals

  • Semester
  • Credits: 2 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: RN- Registered Nurse
  • Course Description: Introduces student to the study and application medico-legal concepts in medical careers. This course seeks to establish a foundation for ethical behavior and decision making in health professions.

HPR 178: Medical Terminology

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: RN- Registered Nurse
  • Course Description: : Introduces the student to the structure of medical terms with emphasis on using and combining the most common prefixes, roots and suffixes. Includes terms related to major body systems, oncology, psychiatry, as well as clinical laboratory and diagnostic procedures and imaging. Class structure provides accepted pronunciation of terms and relative use in the healthcare setting.

HUM 121: Humanities: Early Civ. GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English, Literature, or History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Introduces students to the history of ideas that have defined cultures through a study of the visual arts, literature, drama, music, and philosophy. It emphasizes connections among the arts, values, and diverse cultures, including European and non-European, from the Ancient world to 1000 C.E.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HUM 122: Humanities: From Medieval to Modern GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English, Literature, or History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines written texts, visual arts and musical compositions to analyze and reflect the evolution and confluence of cultures in Europe, Asia and the Americas from 800 C.E. to 1750 C.E. Any two of the three Survey of Humanities courses eQualification a sequence.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HUM 123: Humanities: The Modern World GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English, Literature, or History or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines the cultures of the 17th through the 20th centuries by focusing on the interrelationships of the arts, ideas, and history. Considers the influences of industrialism, scientific development and non-European peoples.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

HWE 100: Human Nutrition

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: CTE Certified in Health and Wellness and ACSM Certification (needs to be completed before May 1st, 2010); CPR card
  • Course Description: Introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on personal nutrition. Satisfies nutrition requirement of students entering health care professions.

HWE 111: Health and Fitness

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: CTE Certified in Health and Wellness and ACSM Certification (needs to be completed before May 1st, 2010); CPR card
  • Course Description: Studies health and fitness in the U.S. today. The course will look at personal health issues, managing stress, nutrition and healthy life styles.

HWE 122: Responding to Emergencies

  • Semester
  • Credits: 2 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: CTE Certified in Health and Wellness and ACSM Certification (needs to be completed before May 1st, 2010); CPR–PR/AED and First Aid card. 
  • Course Description: Provides standard first aid and CPR, with a more in depth look at sudden illness, specific disease, and emergencies.

HWE 125: Introduction to Human Performance

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: CTE Certified in Health and Wellness and ACSM Certification (needs to be completed before May 1st, 2010); CPR card
  • Course Description: This class is a survey of the discipline of kinesiology, including knowledge derived from performing physical activity, studying about physical activity, and professional practice centered in physical activity. It includes an analysis of the importance of physical activity in daily life, the relationship between physical activity and the discipline of kinesiology, the general effects of physical activity experiences. The course surveys the general knowledge base of the discipline as reflected in the major sub-disciplines and reviews selected concepts in each, showing how they contribute to our understanding of the nature and importance of physical activity. In addition, the course introduces students to the general characteristics of the professions to specific types of physical activity professions typically pursued by those graduating from a program of kinesiology, and assists them in making some early career decisions.

LIT 115: Intro to Literature GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's degree in English or Literature or a Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline
  • Course Description: Introduces students to fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasizes active and responsive reading.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

LIT 201: World Literature to 1600 GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English or Literature or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines significant writings in world literature from the ancients through the Renaissance. Emphasizes careful readings and understanding of the works and their cultural backgrounds.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

LIT 202: World Literature After 1600 GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English or Literature or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines significant writings in world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Emphasizes careful reading and understanding of the works and their cultural backgrounds.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

LIT 211: British Literature to 1770 GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English or Literature or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Provides an overview of American literature from the Native American through the nineteenth century Romantics. It explores ideas, historical and social contexts, themes and literary characteristics of works in various genres by major writers.
  • PREREQUISITES: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

LIT 212: British Literature After 1770 GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in English or Literature or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Provides an overview of American literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It explores ideas, historical and social contexts, themes and literary characteristics of works in various genres by major writers.
  • PREREQUISITES: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

MAN 128: Human Relations in Organizations

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Business or Management
  • Course Description:Explores the importance of effective communication in our personal lives as well as in the world of business. Practical business applications such as employee motivation, handling customer complaints, and effectively resolving conflict in the workplace will be a major part of the curriculum.

MAN 224: Leadership

  • Semester (or year-long)
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Business or Management.
  • Course Description: Focuses on the leadership skills necessary to bring about change in an organization. Students learn to develop and communicate a shared vision, to empower employees, to manage conflict, to negotiate, and to develop organizations so that all are working toward common goals.

*MAR 216: Principles of Marketing

  • Year-long
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Business or Marketing.
  • Course Description: Presents the analysis of theoretical marketing processes and the strategies of product development, pricing, promotion and distribution, and their applications to businesses and the individual consumer.

MAT 055: Algebraic Literacy

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s in Math, Education or related field plus experience.
  • Course Description: Develops algebraic skills necessary for manipulating expressions and solving equations. Topics in the course include radicals, complex numbers, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, quadratic equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, related applications, and math learning strategies. This course prepares students for College Algebra and Finite Math.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra 60+

MAT 121: College Algebra GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 4 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: : Master’s degree in Mathematics or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Includes a brief review of intermediate algebra, equations, and inequalities, functions and their graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear and non-linear systems, selection of topics from among graphing of the conic sections, introduction to sequences and series permutations and combinations, the binomial theorem and theory of equations.
  • PREREQUISITE: MAT 099 or ACCUPLACER score of 85+ In Elementary Algebra area or ACT: 23.

MAT 122: College Trigonometry GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Mathematics or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Covers topics including trigonometric functions (with graphs and inverse functions), identities and equations, solutions of triangles, complex numbers, and other topics as time permits. This is a traditional prerequisite course to the calculus sequence.
  • PREREQUISITE: MAT 121

MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Mathematics or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Includes data presentation and summarization, introduction to probability concepts and distributions, statistical inference --estimation, hypothesis testing, comparison of populations, correlation and regression.
  • PREREQUISITE: MAT 099 or ACCUPLACER score of 85+ In Elementary Algebra area or ACT: 21.

MGD 101: Introduction to Computer Graphics

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Multimedia with 2+ year’s full-time industry-related experience.
  • Course Description: Introduces the student to the computer system developed for graphics. The student will learn the hardware and software components for multimedia production. Each student will explore basic computer operations, ergonomics, file management, scanning techniques, archiving capabilities, and utilization of the multimedia department server and Internet connection.

MGD 111: Adobe Photoshop I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Multimedia with 2+ year's full-time industry-related experience
  • Course Description: Concentrates on the high-end capabilities of a raster photo-editing software as an illustration, design and photo retouching tool. Students explore a wide range of selection and manipulation techniques that can be applied to photos, graphics and videos.
  • PREREQUISITES: Students must complete one of the following: MGD 101, MGD 102, MGD 112, MGD 114, MGD 141, MGD 143, MGD 153, MGD 163 OR MGD 164 with a grade of "C" or better

MGD 112: Adobe Illustrator I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Multimedia with 2+ year’s full-time industry-related experience.
  • Course Description: Acquaints students with the processes of a vector drawing program on the computer. Students learn how to use the tools to create digital artwork that can be used in web design, print media and digital screen design.
  • PREREQUISITES:  Students must complete one of the following: MGD 101, MGD 102, MGD 112, MGD 114, MGD 141, MGD 143, MGD 153, MGD 163 OR MGD 164 with a grade of "C" or better

MGD 141: Web Design I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: A Post-Secondary CTE credential in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Multimedia with 2+ year’s full-time industry-related experience.
  • Course Description: Introduces web site planning, design and creation using industry-standards-based web site development tools. Screen-based color theory, web aesthetics, use of graphics editors and intuitive interface design are explored.
  • PREREQUISITES: Students must complete one of the following: MGD 101, MGD 102, MGD 112, MGD 114, MGD 141, MGD 143, MGD 153, MGD 163 OR MGD 164 with a grade of "C" or better

MUS 100: Introduction to Music Theory I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Music and experience teaching.  Bachelor’s degrees can be considered as long as the faculty member has experience in teaching.
  • Course Description: Designed to help the beginning music student, or those students with a limited background in music theory, study the basic elements of music, including notation, rhythm, scales, key signatures, intervals and chords.

MUS 120: Music Appreciation GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Music and experience teaching.  Bachelor’s degrees can be considered as long as the faculty member has experience in teaching.
  • Course Description: Covers the basic materials of music, musical forms, media, genres and musical periods. Emphasizes the development of tools for intelligent listening and appreciation.

PHI 111: Introduction to Philosophy GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Philosophy or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Introduces significant human questions and emphasizes understanding the meaning and methods of philosophy. Includes human condition, knowledge, freedom, history, ethics, the future, and religion.
  • PREREQUISITES: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

PHI 112: Ethics GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's degree in Philosophy or a Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines human life, experience, and thought in order to discover and develop the principles and values for pursuing a more fulfilled existence. Theories designed to justify ethical judgments are applied to a selection of contemporary personal and social issues
  • PREREQUISITES: ACCUPLACER sentence skills score of 95+ and reading score of 80+, or ACT scores of Reading 17 and English 18

POS 111: American Government GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Political Science or Public Administration or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Focuses on a survey of the discipline of political science, including political philosophy and ideology, democratic and non-democratic governments, and processes, and international relations.

POS 205: International Relations GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Political Science or Public Administration or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines relationships among modern nation states. Topics include diplomacy, nationalism, ideologies, power and influence, conflict and cooperation, the role of non-state actors, the international economy and theoretical attempts to understand international behavior.

PSY 101: General Psychology I GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master's degree in Psychology or a Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline
  • Course Description: Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including motivation, emotion, physiological psychology, stress and coping, research methods, consciousness, sensation, perception, learning, and memory.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER scores: Reading 80 and Sentence Skills 95, or ACT English 18 / ACT Reading 17

PSY 102: General Psychology II GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Psychology or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including cognition, language, intelligence, psychological assessment, personality, abnormal psychology, therapy, life span development, and social psychology.
  • PREREQUISITE: ACCUPLACER scores: Reading 80 and Sentence Skills 95, or ACT English 18 and Reading 17

SOC 101: Intro to Sociology I GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree Sociology or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines the basic concepts, theories, and principles of sociology as well as human culture, social groups, and the social issues of age, gender, class, and race.

SOC 102: Intro to Sociology II GT

  • Semester
  • Credits: 3 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree Sociology or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
  • Course Description: Examines social institutions and organizations from the macro perspective. Emphasizes issues of social change, demography, social movements, and conflicts and trends within education, religion, family, political, and economic structures.

* SPA 111: Spanish Language I

  • Semester
  • Credits: 5 ACC
  • Teacher Qualification: Master’s degree in Spanish or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline. Spanish fluency required.
  • Course Description: Deals with the development of functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language.