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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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    KINE 2102 - Cardio Combo II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1102

    This course combines intermediate level hi-lo impact dance aerobics, step aerobics, cardio kickboxing and circuit/interval type workouts to assist in the reduction of body fat and promote cardio respiratory and muscular endurance. Students will use body bars, free weights, resistance balls and other specialized equipment. Nutritional principles are discussed as well.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2103 - Cardio Kickboxing II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1103

    This course is designed to use intermediate techniques of cardio kickboxing skills to improve cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, anaerobic threshold, and body composition. Training will consist of intermediate to advanced techniques in cardio kickboxing and contact strikes using gloves and punching bags. Traditional activities such as calisthenics, resistance training, jump rope training, and core muscle training will be included. Principles of interval training will be taught as well as theories of weight management, chronic and acute disease prevention, stress management, and basic anatomy and kinesiology.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2105 - Latin Cardio Dance II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1105

    This course is designed to provide a variety of intermediate level rhythmic Latin style dance movements into an exhilarating and challenging form of cardiorespiratory training, of low to moderate impact. The course will improve cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2106 - Step Aerobics II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1106 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of KINE 1106. Emphasis is on the intermediate to advanced step techniques for improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness. Additionally, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility exercises are included in the workouts.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2114 - Softball II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1114

    This course provides intermediate instruction in the fundamentals of slow pitch softball. Skills introduced include fielding, pitching, throwing, base running and batting. Basic offensive and defensive strategies are introduced as well as rules of the game.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2115 - Volleyball II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1115 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of Volleyball I. Basic skills will be reviewed and tested as well as spiking, blocking, team offense, and team defense strategies.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2123 - Fencing III


    Prerequisites: KINE 1124

    This course is for students with at least two semesters (or the equivalent) of fencing. This class provides advanced levels of fencing techniques and tactics.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2126 - Racquetball II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1126

    This course is for students with credit in Racquetball I or equivalent experience. It provides intermediate level racquetball shots and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2127 - Tennis II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1127

    This course is designed for students with credit in Tennis I or the equivalent. Stroke refinement, game strategies, and advanced drills are included.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2132 - Self Defense II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1132

    This course is an intermediate to advanced self defense class. Students will learn to apply more advanced self defense concepts through practical training. Additional ground attack scenarios will be addressed. Evasive measures, personal security, and the ability to deal with the consequences of reporting a crime will be addressed.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2136 - Yoga II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1136

    This course is for students with Yoga I or equivalent experiences. It includes the philosophy and practice of various types of yoga and may include Hatha Yoga, Iyengar yoga, Bikram yoga, Kundalini yoga, yoga for conditioning and fitness and yoga as a way to enhance physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Additional concepts and techniques will build on those learned in Yoga I.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2147 - Skills Analysis-Individual Activity


    This course encompasses specialized activity instruction involving skills, drills, rules, regulations, and skill performance in a variety of selected individual activities

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2148 - Skills Analysis-Dual Sports


    This course encompasses specialized activity instruction involving skills, drills, rules, regulations, and skill performance in a variety of selected dual sports.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2149 - Skills Analysis-Team Sports


    This course encompasses specialized activity instruction involving skills, drills, rules, regulations, and skill performance in a variety of selected team sports.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2150 - Aquatic Conditioning II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1150 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of Aquatic Conditioning I and is for advanced lap swimmers, master swimmers, tri-athletes, and competitive swimmers. Customized workouts will be designed and utilized to improve swim performance; additional areas such as nutrition, incorporating weight training and stretching will be covered. Stroke analysis will be conducted for improved stroke efficiency.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2154 - Swimming II


    This course includes instruction beyond the Swimming I level. Instruction includes front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly. Additional deep water skills and basic water safety is included. Students who enroll in this class should be comfortable in deep water and have the ability to swim the front crawl stroke for a distance of 25 yards.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2157 - Water Aerobics II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1157 or approval of instructor.

    This course is a continuation of KINE 1157, Water Aerobics I. Intermediate levels of activity with increased intensity will be conducted.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2160 - Ballet II


    Cross-Listed With: DANC 1142 Ballet II

    Prerequisites: DANC 1141 or KINE 1160

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1141. Same course as DANC 1142

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0114.51 23

  
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    KINE 2162 - Ballroom II


    Cross-Listed With: DANC 1129 Ballroom II

    Prerequisites: DANC 1128 or KINE 1162 or instructor approval

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in KINE 1162. Topics may vary by semester. Same course as DANC 1129

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0114.51 23

  
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    KINE 2169 - Modern Dance II


    Cross-Listed With: DANC 1146 Modern Dance II

    Prerequisites: KINE 1169 or DANC 1145, or instructor approval

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1145 or KINE 1169.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0114.51 23

  
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    KINE 2170 - Spanish Ballet II (Flamenco)


    Cross-Listed With: DANC 1154

    Prerequisites: DANC 1153 or KINE 1170

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1153 or KINE 1170. Same course as DANC 1154

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0114.51 23

  
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    KINE 2172 - Dance Performance III


    Cross-Listed With: DANC 2151 Dance Performance III

    Prerequisites: DANC 1152 or KINE 1173

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in Performance Dance I and II.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0114.51 23

  
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    KINE 2173 - Dance Performance IV


    Cross-Listed With: DANC 2152

    Prerequisites: DANC 2151 or KINE 2172

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in Performance Dance I, II and III.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0114.51 23

  
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    KINE 2175 - Adaptive Physical Conditioning II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1175

    This course is a continuation of KINE 1175. Intermediate level activities will be incorporated for development of cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and control of body fat. Appropriate individualized exercise prescriptions will be designed for each student.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2176 - Cardio Boot Camp II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1176 or instructor approval

    This course is an advanced form of physical conditioning which combines high energy cardio respiratory activity with military-style physical training to improve muscular endurance, cardio respiratory fitness, flexibility, and body composition.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2177 - Core Training II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1177

    This course is designed to provide intermediate level exercise concepts to develop muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility to the stabilizing muscles of the body which are primarily the abdominal and low back muscle groups, commonly referred to as the core. Typical activities will include integrated drills of calisthenics, stabilizing type exercises, stability ball training, partner drills, isometrics and flexibility training.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2178 - Jogging II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1178 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of Jogging I with a focus on increased cardio respiratory endurance. This course will expand on the training strategies from Jogging I with specific techniques to increase cardiorespiratory endurance.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2179 - Physical Conditioning II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1179 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of Physical Conditioning I with a focus on more intense workouts and advanced techniques to promote cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2180 - Spin Bike II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1180

    This course is an advanced cardio respiratory conditioning group exercise class using stationary bicycles.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2182 - Walking II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1182 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of KINE 1182. Students will participate in more rigorous walking and other activities related to physical fitness.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    KINE 2184 - Weight Training II


    Prerequisites: KINE 1184 or instructor approval

    This course is a continuation of KINE 1184. It emphasizes the further development of muscular strength and endurance through the application of more advanced training techniques with an emphasis on safety and body alignment.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 36.0108.51 23

  
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    LATI 1311 - Beginning Latin I


    This course is for students with little or no knowledge of Latin. Students work with short pieces of Latin text relating to Roman literature, history, and civilization.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.1203.51 13

  
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    LATI 1312 - Beginning Latin II


    Prerequisites: LATI 1311 or departmental approval

    Themes in ancient literature and mythology are the focus of this course. Satisfactory completion equips the student for reading of classical and ecclesiastical Latin authors. This is a continuation of LATI 1311

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.1203.51 13

  
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    LATI 2311 - Intermediate Latin I


    Prerequisites: LATI 1312 or departmental approval

    This course provides review and further mastery through readings in Roman civilization and history based on Latin prose authors. This is a continuation of LATI 1312.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.1203.52 13

  
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    LATI 2312 - Intermediate Latin II


    Review and further mastery through readings in Roman civilization and history based on the study of Latin poets.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.1203.52 13

  
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    LGLA 1271 - Contracts


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: College Level
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: College Level
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: N/A
    Presents fundamental concepts of contract law including formation, performance, and enforcement of contacts with an emphasis on the paralegal’s role.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1272 - Advanced Legal Document Preparation


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: N/A
    Computer technology and software applications within a law office emphasizing the paralegal’s role in the use of law office technology.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1291 - Special Topics in Legal Assistant/Paralegal


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1345, LGLA 2305

    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: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1300 - Elder Law


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: College Level
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: College Level
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: N/A
    Fundamental concepts of elder law, including financial and estate planning, public benefits, health care, personal planning and protection, and consumer protection emphasizing the paralegal’s role in elder law.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1301 - Legal Research and Writing


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Presents the fundamentals of legal research and writing emphasizing the paralegal’s role including resources and processes used in legal research and writing.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1307 - Introduction to Law and the Legal Professions


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: N/A
    Overview of the law and the legal professions including legal concepts, systems, and terminology; substantive areas of law; the federal and state judicial systems; ethical obligations and regulations; and professional trends and issues with emphasis on the paralegal’s role.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1317 - Law Office Technology


    Computer technology and software applications within the law office.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-2)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1345 - Civil Litigation


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Presents fundamental concepts and procedures of civil litigation including pretrial, trial, and post-trial phases of litigation and emphasizes the paralegal’s role in civil litigation.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1355 - Family Law


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Fundamental concepts of family law including formal and informal marriages, divorce, annulment, martial property, and the parent-child relationship with emphasis on the paralegal’s role in family law.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1359 - Immigration Law


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Presents fundamental concepts of immigration law including substantive and procedural law related to visa applications, deportation, naturalization, and citizenship emphasizing the paralegal’s role in immigration law.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 1391 - Special Topics in Legal Assistant/Paralegal


    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: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2139 - Certified Legal Assistant Review


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1345, LGLA 1353, LGLA 1355, LGLA 1301, LGLA 2331

    This course provides a review of the mandatory and optional topics covered in the Certified Legal Assistant Examination administered by the National Association of Legal Assistants.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2205 - Interviewing and Investigating


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: College Level
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: College Level
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: N/A
    A study of techniques used to locate, gather, document, and manage information with an emphasis on developing interview techniques and investigative skills, and the paralegal’s role in interviewing and investigating legal matters.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2303 - Torts and Personal Injury Law


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Fundamental concepts of tort and personal injury law including intentional torts, negligence, and strick liability are presented with emphasis on the paralegal’s role in tort and personal injury law.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2307 - Law Office Management


    This course presents the fundamentals of principles and structure of management, administration, and substantive systems in the law office including law practice technology as applied to paralegals.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2311 - Business Organizations


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Basic concepts of business organizations including law of agency, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and other emerging business entities with emphasis on the paralegal’s role.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2313 - Criminal Law and Procedure


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1307

    Procedures from arrest to final disposition, principles of federal and state law, and the preparation of pleadings and motions as applied to paralegals.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2331 - Advanced Legal Research and Writing


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1301

    Computerized research techniques and preparation of complex legal documents such as briefs, legal office memoranda, and citation forms.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2335 - Advanced Civil Litigation


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1301, LGLA 1345, and LGLA 1317

    Implementation of advanced civil litigation techniques with emphasis on the paralegal’s role. Builds upon skills acquired in prior civil litigation courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LGLA 2388 - Internship - Legal Assistant/Paralegal


    Prerequisites: LGLA 1345, LGLA 1300, LGLA 1355, LGLA 1301, LGLA 2331

    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: (3-1-16)

    CIP: 22.0302

  
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    LMGT 1319 - Introduction to Business Logistics


    A systems approach to managing activities associated with traffic, transportation, inventory management and control, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0203

  
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    LMGT 1321 - Introduction to Materials Handling


    Prerequisites: BMGT 1331

    Introduces the concepts and principles of materials management to include inventory control and forecasting

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0203

  
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    MATH 0055 - PASS - Developmental Mathematics


    This course is designed to improve upon students’ math skills in order to help provide a greater opportunity for success on the math portion of the placement exam. Topics range from basic arithmetic through algebra, including, but not limited to, operations on numbers, linear equations, factoring, quadratics, rational expression, radicals, and appropriate applications.

    Semester Hours: (0-0-1)

    CIP: 32.0104.52.19

  
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    MATH 0100 - Special Topics in Developmental Mathematics


    May serve as a refresher or as a supplemental course to developmental math courses. Course descriptions are available for each semester prior to registration. This course may be repeated when topics vary.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-0)

    CIP: 32.0104.51 19

  
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    MATH 0300 - Basic Mathematics


    Prerequisites: Placement by Accuplacer

    Topics include operations on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and integers; order of operations; and appropriate applications.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0104.51 19

  
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    MATH 0301 - Introduction to Algebra


    Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 0300 or placement by Accuplacer

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Topics include natural number exponents; algebraic expressions; linear equations and inequalities; concepts of lines; and appropriate applications.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0104.51 19

  
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    MATH 0302 - Elementary Algebra


    Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 0301 or placement by Accuplacer

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Topics include integer exponents; polynomials; factoring; rational expressions; rational equations; and appropriate applications.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0104.51 19

  
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    MATH 0303 - Intermediate Algebra


    Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 0302 or placement by Accuplacer

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    Topics include rational exponents; radicals; linear and quadratic equations, linear systems; concepts of relations and functions; and appropriate applications.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0104.51 19

  
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    MATH 1314 - College Algebra


    Prerequisites: Placement, or MATH 0303 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.54 19

  
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    MATH 1316 - Plane Trigonometry


    Prerequisites: MATH 1414

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    In-depth study and applications of trigonometry including definitions, identities, inverse functions, solutions of equations, graphing, and solving triangles. Additional topics such as vectors, polar coordinates and parametric equations may be included.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.53 19

  
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    MATH 1324 - Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I


    Prerequisites: Placement, or MATH 0303 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course includes topics from college algebra (linear equations, quadratic equations, functions and graphs, inequalities), mathematics of finance (simple and compound interest, annuities), linear programming, matrices, systems of linear equations, applications to management, economics, and business. (The content level of MATH 1324 is expected to be at or above the level of college algebra, MATH 1314.)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0301.52 19

  
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    MATH 1325 - Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences II (Business Calculus)


    Prerequisites: MATH 1324 (preferred) with a grade of “C” or better; or MATH 1314/MATH 1414, with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or department approval

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course includes limits and continuity, derivatives, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. (The content level of MATH 1325 is expected to be below the content level of Calculus I, MATH 2413.)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0301.53 19

  
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    MATH 1332 - Contemporary Math I (Math for Liberal Arts Majors I)


    Prerequisites: MATH 0302 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course includes an introduction to treatments of sets, logic, number systems, number theory, relations, functions, probability, and statistics. Appropriate applications are included.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.51 19

  
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    MATH 1350 - Fundamentals of Mathematics I for Teachers


    Prerequisites: MATH 1314 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course includes concepts of sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.56 19

  
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    MATH 1351 - Fundamentals of Mathematics II for Teachers


    Prerequisites: MATH 1350 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course includes concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek middle grade (4 though 8) teacher certification.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.60 19

  
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    MATH 1414 - College Algebra (Precal Track)


    Prerequisites: Placement, or MATH 0303 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.54 19

  
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    MATH 1442 - Elementary Statistical Methods


    Prerequisites: MATH 0303 or MATH 0442 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0501.51 19

  
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    MATH 2318 - Linear Algebra


    Prerequisites: MATH 2413 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Introduces and provides models for application of the concepts of vector algebra. Topics include finite dimensional vector spaces and their geometric significance; representing and solving systems of linear equations using multiple methods, including Gaussian elimination and matrix inversion; matrices; determinants; linear transformations; quadratic forms; eigenvalues and eigenvector; and applications in science and engineering.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.61 19

  
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    MATH 2320 - Differential Equations


    Prerequisites: MATH 2414 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, and boundary value problems; application of differential equations to real-world problems.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 27.0301.51 19

  
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    MATH 2405 - Discrete Mathematics


    Prerequisites: MATH 2412 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    A course designed to prepare math, computer science, and engineering majors for a background in abstraction, notation, and critical thinking for the mathematics most directly related to computer science. Topics include: logic, relations, functions, basic set theory, countability and counting arguments, proof techniques, mathematical induction, combinatorics, discrete probability, recursion, sequence and recurrence, elementary number theory, graph theory, and mathematical proof techniques.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0501.51 19

  
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    MATH 2412 - Precalculus


    Prerequisites: MATH 1414 with a grade of “C” or better

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    In-depth combined study of algebra, trigonometry, and other topics for calculus readiness.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.58 19

  
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    MATH 2413 - Calculus I


    Prerequisites: MATH 2412 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or permission by department

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.59 19

  
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    MATH 2414 - Calculus II


    Prerequisites: MATH 2413 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.59 19

  
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    MATH 2415 - Calculus III


    Prerequisites: MATH 2414 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes’ Theorem.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0101.59 19

  
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    MATH 2442 - Elementary Statistical Method (Business Majors)


    Prerequisites: MATH 1324 or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is a non-calculus introduction of basic statistical and quantitative techniques for business and economics. Topics include descriptive statistics, measures of location and dispersion, elementary probability functions (discrete and continuous distributions), expected value, random variables, sampling distributions, analysis of measurements (confidence intervals and hypothesis testing), and analysis of paired data (linear and correlation). Electronic spreadsheets and/or statistical software will be utilized for analyzing and interpreting data.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-0)

    CIP: 27.0501.51 19

  
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    MCHN 1320 - Precision Tools and Measurement


    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    An introduction to the modern science of dimensional metrology. Emphasis on the identification, selection, and application of various types of precision instruments associated with the machining trade. Practice of basic layout and piece part measurements while using standard measuring tools.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-4)

    CIP: 48.0501

  
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    MDCA 1254 - Medical Assisting Credentialing Exam Review


    Prerequisites: Completion of all MDCA/PHRA courses or proof of completion of a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) - located at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756; phone number 727-210-2350 - accredited program.

    A preparation for the Medical Assisting credentialing exam. including all three components of the CMA. It presents an explanation of how the exam is scored and provides opportunities to take practice exams.

    Semester Hours: (2-1-3)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1302 - Human Disease / Pathophysiology


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1313 with a “C” or better or Permission of Program.

    A study of anatomy and physiology with emphasis on human pathophysiology, including etiology, prognosis, medical treatment, signs and symptoms of common diseases of all body systems.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1305 - Medical Law and Ethics


    This is a course of instruction in principles, procedures, and regulations involving legal and ethical relationships among physicians, patients, and medical assistants. It includes current ethical issues as they relate to the practice of medicine and fiduciary responsibilities.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1309 - Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1313 with a “C” or better.

    This course emphasizes normal human anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, and systems with overview of common pathophysiology.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1310 - Medical Assistant Interpersonal and Communication Skills


    Prerequisites: MDCA 1313

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Emphasis on the application of basic psychological principles and the study of behavior as they apply to special populations. Topics include procedures for self-understanding and social adaptability in interpersonal communication with patients and co-workers in an ambulatory care setting.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1313 - Medical Terminology


    Cross-Listed With: HITT 1305

    This course is a study and practical application of a medical vocabulary system. It includes structure, recognition, analysis, definition, spelling, pronunciation, and combination of medical terms from prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1317 - Procedures in a Clinical Setting


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1302, MDCA 1409, MDCA 1313, all with a “C” or better or departmental approval

    Emphasis on patient assessment, examination, and treatment as directed by physician. Includes vital signs, collection and documentation of patient information, asepsis, office clinical procedures, and other treatments as appropriate for the medical office.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-3)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1321 - Administrative Procedures


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1313 with a “C” or better.

    Medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, interpersonal communications, financial processes, coding, billing, collecting, third party reimbursement, credit arrangements, and computer use in the medical office.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-3)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1352 - Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1317, MDCA 1302, MDCA 1409, and MDCA 1313 with a “C” or better or departmental approval

    Waived procedures stated in the Current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA). Includes blood collection, specimen handling, identification of normal ranges, quality assurance, and quality control.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-3)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1409 - Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistant


    Prerequisites: MDCA 1313 or concurrent enrollment

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Emphasis on structure and function of human cells, tissues, organs, and systems with overview of common pathophysiology.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-2)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1417 - Procedures in a Clinical Setting


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1317 and MDCA 1313 and (MDCA 1409 or concurrent enrollment) or department approval.

    Emphasis on patient assessment, examination, and treatment as directed by physician. Includes vital signs, collection and documentation of patient information, asepsis, office clinical procedures, and other treatments as appropriate for the medical office.

    Semester Hours: (4-2-4)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1421 - Administrative Procedures


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1313 with a “C” or better.

    Medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, interpersonal communications, financial processes, coding, billing, collecting, third party reimbursement, credit arrangements, and computer use in the medical office.

    Semester Hours: (4-2-6)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1443 - Medical Insurance


    Prerequisites: Completion of MDCA 1313 with “C” or better or departmental approval

    Emphasizes medical office coding for payment/reimbursement by patient or third party.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-2)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1448 - Pharmacology and Administration of Medications


    Prerequisites: MATH 0300, MDCA 1409, MDCA 1302, MDCA 1317 and MDCA 1313 with a “C” or better or departmental approval

    Corequisites: PHRA 1309

    Instruction in concepts and application of pharmacological principles. Focuses on drug classifications, principles and procedures of medication administration, mathematical systems and conversions, calculation of drug problems, and medico-legal responsibilities of the medical assistant.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-2)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 1452 - Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Application of governmental health care guidelines. Includes specimen collection and handling, quality assurance, and quality control.

    Semester Hours: 4-3-4

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 2167 - Medical Office Administrative Practicum


    Prerequisites: Students must successfully complete all Medical Assisting core courses. Additional requirements include completion of an approved health care provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course, completion of immunizations, resume, and other administrative requirements, including all packet items which must be on file in the program office.

    This non-remunerated course is the Medical Office Administrative Practicum (work experience). The student will have the opportunity to work in selected medical offices to perform the skills they have obtained through classroom application. The environment allows the student to function as a “front office” worker and perform duties such as medical record filing, procedural coding, claims filing, and reception duties under the supervision of experienced staff members. Student must complete 160 clock hours.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-10)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MDCA 2267 - Practicum - Medical Assistant


    Prerequisites: Students must successfully complete all Medical Assisting core courses. Additional requirements include completion of an approved health care provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course, completion of immunizations, resume, background check, drug screen, proof of personal health/injury insurance and all other administrative packet items which must be on file in the program office.

    This non-remunerated course is a practical, general wok place training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Student must complete 240 clock hours in a physician’s office performing entry level medical assisting. This is a capstone course that must be completed with a “C” or better for graduation.

    Semester Hours: (2-0-15)

    CIP: 51.0801

  
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    MRKG 1191 - Special Topics: Business Marketing


    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: 52.1401

  
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    MRKG 1291 - Special Topics: Business Marketing


    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: 52.1401

 

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