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Course Descriptions


 

The numbers in parentheses listed following the course description, Semester Hours:  (3 - 3 - 0), are explained below:

  • The first digit is the number of semester credit hours for the course.
  • The second digit is the number of lecture hours per week in a regular 16 week semester.
  • The third digit is the number of laboratory/clinical/internship/practicum hours per week in a regular 16 week semester.

Hours met per week are based on semester-length classes; courses of shorter semesters during such as flex classes, will meet for more hours per week for equivalency.

 
  
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    ACCT 2301 - Principles of Accounting I - Financial


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Accounting concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation; analysis of financial statements; and asset and equity accounting in proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Introduction to cost behavior, budgeting, responsibility accounting, cost control, and product costing.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0301.51 04

  
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    ACCT 2302 - Principles of Accounting II - Managerial


    Prerequisites: ACCT 2301

    Accounting concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation; analysis of financial statements; and asset and equity accounting in proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Introduction to cost behavior, budgeting, responsibility accounting, cost control, and product costing.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0301.51 04

  
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    ACNT 1191 - Special Topics in Accounting


    Prerequisites: Varies with subject being offered

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-0)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ACNT 1291 - Special Topics in Accounting


    Prerequisites: Varies with subject being offered

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-0)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I


    A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll. Recommend MATH 0300 be taken before or concurrently.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 52.0302

  
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    ACNT 1311 - Introduction to Computerized Accounting


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1303 or ACCT 2301 or department approval

    Introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining accounting records with primary emphasis on a general ledger package and processing common business applications.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 52.0302

  
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    ACNT 1313 - Computerized Accounting Applications


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1303 or ACCT 2301

    Use of the computer to develop and maintain accounting records and to process common business applications for managerial decision making.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 52.0302

  
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    ACNT 1329 - Payroll and Business Tax Accounting


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1303 or ACCT 2301 or department approval

    A study of payroll procedures, taxing entities, and reporting requirements of local, state, and federal taxing authorities in a manual and computerized environment.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ACNT 1331 - Federal Income Tax: Individual


    A study of the laws currently implemented by the IRS, providing a working knowledge of preparing taxes for the individual. Basic accounting knowledge recommended.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.1601

  
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    ACNT 1382 - Cooperative Education - Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1303 or ACNT 1425 and 10 hours or more completed toward certificate with approval of worksite by instructor/coordinator

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Semester Hours: (3-1-20)

    CIP: 52.0302

  
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    ACNT 1391 - Special Topics in Accounting


    Prerequisites: Varies with subject being offered

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ACNT 1403 - Introduction to Accounting I


    A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-2)

    CIP: 52.0302

  
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    ACNT 1471 - Applied Accounting Topics


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1303 or ACCT 2301

    In-depth coverage of topics such as accounting for fixed assets, depreciation, inventory methods and controls, partnership and corporation structure, cash flow statements, and in-depth financial statement analysis.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: N/A

  
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    ACNT 1491 - Special Topics in Accounting


    Prerequisites: Varies with subject being offered

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ACNT 2330 - Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting


    Basic concepts and techniques of fund accounting, financial reporting for governmental and not-for-profit entities. Accounting cycle for funds and account groups and related financial statements.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ACNT 2371 - Business Tax Reporting


    Prerequisites: ACCT 2301 or ACNT 1303

    This course covers federal, state, and local tax reporting practices, procedures, and forms for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations and the effect each tax has on accounting and business functions. This is a study of the operations of Bexar Appraisal District, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Comptroller’s Office, Social Security Administration, Small Business Administration, and others as time permits.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: N/A

  
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    ACNT 2373 - Microcomputer Accounting Applications II


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1303 or ACCT 2301

    Technical training in the selection, installation, and operation of commercially available accounting software packages.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: N/A

  
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    ACNT 2380 - Cooperative Education - Accounting


    Prerequisites: ACNT 1311 and 40 hours or more completed toward degree with approval of worksite by instructor/coordinator

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Semester Hours: (3-1-20)

    CIP: 52.0301

  
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    ANTH 2101 - Physical Anthropology (lab)


    Prerequisites: ANTH 2301 or corequisite

    Overview of human origins and bio-cultural adaptations. Also introduces methods and theory in the excavation and interpretation of material remains of past cultures.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-2)

    CIP: 45.0301.51.25

  
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    ANTH 2301 - Physical Anthropology


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    Students will study humanity from a biological perspective. The course will examine the following topics: the human skeleton and forensic methods, human genetics, a survey of world primates, and the fossil evidence of human evolution.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.0301.51 25

  
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    ANTH 2302 - Archaeology


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Introduction to methods, theories, and techniques used by archaeologists to reconstruct prehistoric and historic cultures. It will examine case studies from various archaeological sites around the world. Activities may include hands-on instruction on excavation techniques, various artifact analyses, mapping procedures, and field trips to local archaeological sites.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.0301.51 25

  
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    ANTH 2351 - Cultural Anthropology


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Key concepts, methods and theory in the study of cultural diversity, social institutions, linguistics, and culture change among world peoples.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.0201.53 25

  
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    ARAB 1411 - Elementary Arabic I


    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the Arabic language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0101.51 13

  
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    ARAB 1412 - Elementary Arabic II


    Prerequisites: ARAB 1411, or departmental approval

    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the Arabic language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. This course is a continuation of ARAB 1411

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0101.51 13

  
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    ARAB 2311 - Intermediate Arabic I


    Prerequisites: ARAB 1412

    Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0101.52 13

  
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    ARAB 2312 - Intermediate Arabic II


    Prerequisites: ARAB 2311

    Continuation and extension of ARAB 2311 review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes advanced skills in conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0101.52 13

  
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    ARCE 1303 - Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction


    Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in DFTG 1409 and DFTG 1417

    Properties, specifications, vendor references, and uses of materials as related to architectural systems of structures.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-4)

    CIP: 04.0901

  
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    ARCE 1403 - Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction


    Properties, specifications, vendor references, and uses of materials as related to architectural systems of structures. This course is an introduction to the building techniques and materials used in modern construction.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 04.0901

  
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    ARCE 1421 - Architectural Illustration


    Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in DFTG 1409 and DFTG 1417

    Architectural drawing and sketching. Emphasizes freehand drawing, perspectives, delineation in various media, and development of students’ graphical expression. Includes an introduction to various reproduction methods.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 04.0901

  
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    ARCE 1452 - Structural Drafting


    Prerequisites: DFTG 1409 or equivalent

    A study of structural systems including concrete foundations and frames, wood framing and trusses, and structural steel framing systems. Includes detailing of concrete, wood, and steel to meet industry standards including the American Institute of Steel Construction and the American Concrete Institute.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 04.0901

  
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    ARCH 1301 - History of Architecture I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    This course presents a survey of the history of architecture and the built environment from prehistoric times to the dawn of the Italian Renaissance. Sophomore standing recommended.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 04.0801.51 02

  
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    ARCH 1302 - History of Architecture II


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    This is a survey course concerning the history of architecture and the built environment from the Italian Renaissance to the early 20th century. Sophomore standing recommended.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 04.0801.51 02

  
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    ARCH 1303 - Architectural Design I


    Corequisites: ARCH 1307

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a study in observation and presentation of design as related to two- and three-dimensional space through the use of form, color, texture, and materials in composition form.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 04.0201.54 02

  
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    ARCH 1304 - Architectural Design II


    Prerequisites: ARCH 1303

    Corequisites: ARCH 1308

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a continuation of ARCH 1303 with an emphasis on more complex three dimensional design problems.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 04.0201.54 02

  
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    ARCH 1307 - Architectural Graphics I


    Corequisites: ARCH 1303

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course teaches the use of drafting tools and materials and their application to graphic representation of architectural and interior design subject matter.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 15.1303.53 11

  
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    ARCH 1308 - Architectural Graphics II


    Prerequisites: ARCH 1307

    Corequisites: ARCH 1304

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a continuation of Arch 1307 with emphasis placed on perspective, shade and shadow.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 15.1303.53 11

  
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    ARCH 1311 - Architecture, Society, and Culture


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Introduction to the fundamental processes, issues, and theories of architectural and environmental design. Explorations of the reciprocal relationship between the design languages and human culture, and the impact this relationship has on society are conducted. Recommended Sophomore standing.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 04.0201.59 02

  
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    ARCH 1315 - Architectural Computer Graphics


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    Introduction to the creation of architectural drawings using CAD and 3d Modeling Software. Instruction will include the use of CAD and 3d Modeling Software to create two and three-dimensional drawings of various types including plans, elevations, sections, paralines, perspectives, and others. Procedures for creating and organizing a set of presentation and construction drawings will also be presented.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-4)

    CIP: 15.1303.52 11

  
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    ARCH 2301 - Architectural Freehand Drawing I


    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course involves the study and application of drawing and other basic communication skills using various media.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 15.1303.51 11

  
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    ARCH 2302 - Architectural Freehand Drawing II


    Prerequisites: ARCH 2301

    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course is a continuation of ARCH 2301 with more specific emphasis on architectural subjects rendered in various media.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 15.1303.51 11

  
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    ARCH 2312 - Construction I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course involves the study of building systems and their structure, economics, and aesthetic uses in architecture. The varieties, manufacture, properties, and uses of building materials are also presented. Trigonometry and Physics are recommended.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0101.51 11

  
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    ARCH 2313 - Construction II


    Prerequisites: ARCH 2312, MATH 2412, PHYS 1401

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course covers the static equilibrium and strength of materials, and the mathematical analysis of structural component loading.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0101.51 11

  
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    ARCH 2372 - Graphic Communications I


    Prerequisites: ARCH 2302, ARCH 1304, ARCH 1308

    Corequisites: ARCH 2470

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course involves the study of color and its characteristics and use in rendering in various media, with emphasis on architectural content.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 04.9999.71 02

  
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    ARCH 2373 - Graphic Communications II


    Prerequisites: ARCH 2372

    Corequisites: ARCH 2471

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is a continuation of ARCH 2372, with more emphasis on synthesis of basic components in the solution of architectural problems.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 04.9999.72 02

  
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    ARCH 2374 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course presents the art of landscaping design, from the earliest efforts to the present day. Readings, sketches, and reports are utilized to explore this dynamic subject.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 04.9999.73 02

  
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    ARCH 2470 - Architectural Design III


    Prerequisites: ARCH 2302, ARCH 1304, ARCH 1308

    Corequisites: ARCH 2372, ARCH 2312

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course presents the fundamental planning principles that apply basic design principles and architectural forms to the solution of simple design problems.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-5)

    CIP: 04.9999.75 02

  
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    ARCH 2471 - Architectural Design IV


    Prerequisites: ARCH 2470,

    Corequisites: ARCH 2373, ARCH 2313

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is a continuation of ARCH 2470, with an emphasis on larger and more complex design problems.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-5)

    CIP: 04.9999.74 02

  
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    ARTC 1325 - Introduction to Computer Graphics


    A survey of computer design concepts, terminology, processes, and procedures. Topics include computer graphics hardware, electronic images, electronic publishing, vector-based graphics, and interactive multimedia.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-4)

    CIP: 50.0409

  
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    ARTC 1405 - Basic Graphic Design


    Cross-Listed With: ARTC 1005

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Graphic design with emphasis on the visual communication process. Topics include basic terminology, the elements and principles of design, Gestalt principles, and basic color theory.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 1409 - Basic Illustration


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Introduction to drawing techniques as they pertain to the commercial illustration industry. Emphasis on the use of various black and white media and the application of drawing techniques including form, shading, and perspective as they apply to figure drawing and still life.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 1417 - Design Communication I


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, ARTC 1427

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Study of design development relating to graphic design terminology, identity development, branding, layout design and design concepts. Topics include integration of type, images and other design elements, and developing computer skills in industry standard computer programs.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0409

  
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    ARTC 1427 - Typography


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, and (ARTC 1453 or concurrent enrollment)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    A study of letterforms and typographic concepts as elements of graphic communication. Emphasis on developing a current, practical typographic knowledge based on industry standards.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0409

  
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    ARTC 1453 - Computer Illustration


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405 (or concurrent enrollment), ARTC 1409 (or concurrent enrollment)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Use of the tools and transformation options of industry-standard vector and raster programs to create complex illustrations, drawings and digital images for use in print, web, and motion graphics.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 1459 - Visual Design for New Media


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, and (ARTC 1427, or concurrent enrollment)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Visual design elements as they relate to web design, interactive design, and new media. Emphasizes aesthetics and visual problem solving such as typographic issues, color management, hierarchy of information, understanding of the user experience, image optimization, and effective layout.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 1494 - Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, and (ARTC 1427, or concurrent enrollment)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Course emphasis is on motion graphics.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3

  
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    ARTC 2388 - Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art


    Prerequisites: ARTC 2435

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

    Semester Hours: (3-0-10)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 2389 - Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art


    Prerequisites: ARTC 2435

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

    Semester Hours: (3-0-10)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 2411 - History of Communication Graphics


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, and (ARTC 1427, or concurrent enrollment)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Survey of the evolution of graphic arts in relation to the history of art. Includes formal, stylistic, social, political, economic, and historical aspects. Emphasis on art movements, schools of thought, individuals, and technology as they interrelate with graphic arts.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0409

  
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    ARTC 2417 - Typographic Design


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, ARTC 1427

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Exploration of typographic design including computer generated letterforms as elements of design. Includes theory and techniques of traditional, contemporary, and experimental typography as they apply to a range of design problems such as posters, advertisements, and multiply page documents.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0409

  
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    ARTC 2435 - Portfolio Development For Graphic Design


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, ARTC 1427, ARTC 2411, ARTC 1494, ARTC 1459, ARTC 1417, ARTC 2417, and (ARTC 2447 or concurrent enrollment)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Preparation of a digital portfolio comprised of completed Communication Design projects. Evaluation and demonstration of portfolio presentation skills to meet professional standards and improve candidate’s job-seeking techniques. This is a capstone course.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402

  
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    ARTC 2447 - Design Communication II


    Prerequisites: ARTC 1405, ARTC 1409, ARTC 1453, ARTC 1427, ARTC 2411, ARTC 1494, ARTC 1459, ARTC 1417, ARTC 2417

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    An advanced study of the design process and art direction. Emphasis on form and content through the selection, creation, and integration of typographic, photographic, illustrative, and design elements.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0409

  
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    ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Presents an introduction to the exploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0703.51 26

  
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    ARTS 1303 - Art History I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts from prehistoric to 14th century.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0703.52 26

  
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    ARTS 1304 - Art History II


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts from Renaissance to present time.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0703.52 26

  
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    ARTS 1311 - Design I (2-Dimensional)


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Elements and principles of art using two-dimensional concepts.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0401.53 26

  
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    ARTS 1312 - Design II (3-Dimensional)


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Elements and principles of art using three-dimensional concepts.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0401.53 26

  
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    ARTS 1316 - Drawing I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0705.52 26

  
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    ARTS 1317 - Drawing II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 1316

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0705.52 26

  
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    ARTS 1325 - Drawing and Painting


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Drawing and painting for non-art majors.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0708.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2311 - Design III


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Elements and principles of art using two- and three-dimensional concepts color, or combinations thereof.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0401.53 26

  
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    ARTS 2316 - Painting I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0708.52 26

  
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    ARTS 2317 - Painting II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2316

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Continued exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0708.52 26

  
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    ARTS 2323 - Drawing III


    Prerequisites: ARTS 1317

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Basic study of the human form and conceptual aspects of drawing.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0705.53 26

  
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    ARTS 2324 - Drawing IV


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2323

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Continuation of basic study of the human form and conceptual aspects of drawing.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0705.53 26

  
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    ARTS 2326 - Sculpture I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Exploration of ideas using sculpture media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0709.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2327 - Sculpture II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2326

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Continued exploration of ideas using sculpture media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0709.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2333 - Printmaking I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Exploration of idea using various printmaking processes.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0710.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2334 - Printmaking II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2333

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Continuation of exploration of ideas using various printmaking processes.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0710.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2341 - Art Metals I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Exploration of ideas using basic techniques in jewelry and metal construction.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0713.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2342 - Art Metals II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2341

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Continued exploration of ideas using basic techniques in jewelry and metal construction.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0713.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2346 - Ceramics I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Exploration of ideas using basic ceramic processes.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0711.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2347 - Ceramics II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2346

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Continued exploration of ideas using basic ceramic processes.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0711.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2348 - Digital Art I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Studio art courses that explore the potential of the computer hardware and software medium for their visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual arts.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402.52 26

  
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    ARTS 2349 - Digital Art II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2348

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Studio art courses that continue to explore the potential of the computer hardware and software medium for their visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual arts.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0402.52 26

  
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    ARTS 2356 - Photography I (fine arts emphasis)


    Cross-Listed With: COMM 1318

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Introduction to the basics of photography. Includes camera operation, techniques, knowledge of chemistry, and presentation skills. Emphasis on design, history, and contemporary trends as a means of developing an understanding of photographic aesthetics. (Cross-listed, with journalism emphasis, as COMM 1318)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0605.51 26

  
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    ARTS 2357 - Photography II (fine arts emphasis)


    Cross-Listed With: COMM 1319

    Prerequisites: ARTS 2356 or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Extends students’ knowledge of technique and guides them in developing personal outlooks toward specific applications of the photographic process.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 50.0605.52 26

  
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    ARTV 1402 - Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering


    Prerequisites: DFTG 1409 or equivalent

    Introduction to the basic terminology and concepts associated with the development of computer modules used in technical computer animation. Topics include basic animation principles, model creation, light sources, camera positioning, rendering as well as importing and modification of external files. Course projects reflect current practices in the architectural, engineering, or construction disciplines. The primary software utilized will be 3-D Studio VIZ.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 15.1302

  
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    ASTR 1104 - Solar System Laboratory


    Prerequisites: ASTR 1304 or concurrent registration in ASTR 1304

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This is an experimental astronomy lab course designed for non-science majors. Topics include planetary, lunar, and solar observations with telescopes and/or the naked eye; measurements of the gravitational constant, gravitational acceleration, and the speed of light; analysis of spectra and spacecraft images; and impact cratering simulations. Students may also have the opportunity to simulate a spacecraft mission to a fictional planet. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and field trips may be held.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-3)

    CIP: 40.0201.52 03

  
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    ASTR 1170 - Introduction to Astronomy Laboratory


    Prerequisites: MATH 1314 and (ASTR 1370 or ASTR 1371). Concurrent enrollment in ASTR 1370 or ASTR 1371 allowed.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    Introduction to practical observational techniques, using the schools telescopes as well as student built classical instruments. Topics include in-class projects on spectroscopy, stellar positions, solar heating, planetary motions, solar and astrophotography, star clusters, galaxies, and cosmology.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-3)

    CIP: 40.0201.71 03

  
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    ASTR 1303 - Stars and Galaxies Lecture


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a descriptive course in stellar, galactic, and extra-galactic astronomy intended for non-science majors. Topics include celestial coordinates, light and telescopes, stars, the Milky Way, external galaxies, cosmology, and dark matter. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and some field trips may be held for telescopic observation of interesting phenomena.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0201.51 03

  
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    ASTR 1304 - Solar System Lecture


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is intended for non-science majors. Topics include the origin and evolution of our solar system, including Newton’s and Kepler’s Laws, planetary atmospheres, surface processes (including impact cratering, volcanism, and plate tectonics), rings, moons, asteroids, and comets. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and observing field trips may be held.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0201.52 03

  
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    ASTR 1370 - Introductory Astronomy


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a descriptive survey of astronomy. Topics include the history of astronomy, observing techniques, the solar system, stars and galaxies, and an introduction to cosmological theories. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and observing field trips may be held.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0201.71 03

  
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    ASTR 1371 - Principles of Astronomy


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a discussion of current topics in astronomy in more detail than the basic course. Topics, partially chosen by class vote, include modern spacecraft investigations of the planets, the possibilities of life in outer space, interstellar communication, space travel, and recent discoveries such as pulsars, black holes, quasars, dark matter, and the universe. This course is for students who want more than just a basic descriptive course. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and observing field trips may be held.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0201.72 03

  
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    ASTR 1403 - Stars and Galaxies


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is a descriptive course in stellar, galactic, and extra-galactic astronomy intended for non-science majors needing a laboratory science course. Lecture and laboratory topics include celestial coordinates, light and telescopes, stars, the Milky Way, external galaxies, cosmology, and dark matter. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and some field trips may be held for telescopic observation of interesting phenomena.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0201.51 03

  
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    ASTR 1404 - Solar System


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course is intended for non-science majors needing a laboratory science course. Topics include the origin and evolution of our solar system, including Newton’s and Kepler’s Laws, planetary atmospheres, surface processes (including impact cratering, volcanism, and plate tectonics), rings, moons, asteroids, and comets. Visits to the Scobee Planetarium and some field trips may be held for telescopic observation of interesting phenomena.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0201.52 03

  
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    BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 11.0202.54.04

  
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    BIOL 1108 - Biology for Non-Science Majors Laboratory I (lab)


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1308 or concurrent enrollment

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03

  
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    BIOL 1109 - Biology for Non-Science Majors Laboratory II (lab)


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1108; BIOL 1309 or concurrent enrollment

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03

  
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    BIOL 1308 - Biology for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course includes a study of fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of physiology, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are also included.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03

  
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    BIOL 1309 - Biology for Non-Science Majors II (Lecture)


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1308 with a grade of “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, ecology, and the scientific method are included. Note: This course has no laboratory portion associated with it. This course is designed for students who do not intend to major in science or education.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03

 

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