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Afro-American Studies

AFRO AM 101
Introduction to African-American Studies
Survey of African-American Studies from an interdisciplinary perspective; team-taught course utilizing expertise of African-American Studies staff, embraces five basic categories of the African-American Studies program. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AFRO AM 214
Hip Hop: Culture and Politics
The political significance, globalization and history of Hip-Hop will be examined. Four of the multitude of musical permutations of American Hip-Hop (Rap, consciousness/social awareness, gangsta rap and commercial hip-hop) and their relative/potential impact will be outlined. The materials/social culture that has come to be associated with Hip-Hop will be the primary focus. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 101 and AFRO AM 101).
Credit Hours:
3
AFRO AM 888
African American Studies Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Air Conditioning

AIR CON 101
Intro Air Conditioning I
Fundamentals of heat and measurement; intensity, quantity and modes of flow; factors of comfort studied and explored in relation to design of a system in connection with function of that system. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 102
Intro Air Conditioning II
Refrigeration, its theory, systems, components, and control as applied to air conditioning; study of refrigeration equipment, including function, selection, proper installation, maintenance, and service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 103
Duct Design And Layout
Conventional low velocity duct design; high velocity air distribution design and systems using sophisticated design techniques; layout techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AIR CON 101 and AIR CON 102) or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 104
Equipment and Systems Controls
Pneumatic, electric, and electronic controls and control systems; selection and design of control systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 105
Owner-Contractor Management
Fundamentals of management techniques for air conditioning dealers, contractors, and entrepreneurs. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 106
Sheet Metal I
Fabrication and installation of ducts used in air conditioning, ventilation and heating systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 107
Welding I
Techniques of welding and cutting different metals under a variety of conditions. Students will learn to weld, butt, edge, lap and fellet joints. Oxy-acetylene, oxy-propane and carbon arc methods are employed. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 120
Introductory Laboratory
Shop and laboratory safety, use of hand tools for air conditioning, refrigeration and heating, use of meters, instruments and gauges. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 121
Advanced Laboratory
Covers meters, instruments, and troubleshooting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 150
Intro To Refrigeration
Servicing, installation, reinstallation, warranty, and troubleshooting of home and commercial refrigeration systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 151
Commerical Refrigeration
Selection, maintenance, installation of commercial refrigeration. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Air Conditioning 150.
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 155
Refrigeration Laboratory
Gauges, meters, and troubleshooting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 156
Domestic Refrigeration Laboratory
Domestic and hermetic servicing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 157
Analysis Laboratory
Analysis of domestic and commercial hermetic systems, mechanical and electrical servicing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 158
Commercial Refrigeration Laboratory
Installation of components and complete systems, service and maintenance of those components and systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 160
Intro to Principles of Heating
Warm air systems, hot water systems, steam systems, gas fuel, oil fuel, and coal fuel at both residential and commercial levels; control systems and their installation, maintenance, service and sub-electrical systems and their service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 165
Heating Laboratory
General study of domestic and commercial systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
AIR CON 204
Advanced Control Systems
Theory, maintenance and repair of advanced electrical, mechanical and electronic controls and control systems. Design techniques of control systems explored. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Air Conditioning 104.
Credit Hours:
3
AIR CON 888
Air Conditioning Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Anthropology

ANTHRO 201
Intro to Biological and Cultural Evolutions of Humans
Survey and analysis of the fundamentals of prehistoric archaeology, fossil primates and primate evolution, primate behavior, human genetics, and the variations of human populations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ANTHRO 202
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative study of human societies and cultures of the world; cross-cultural investigation of social organization and political, economic, religious, and family systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ANTHRO 205
APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
This course explores the application of anthropological concepts, perspectives, techniques, and information to understanding and dealing with contemporary issues. Discusses the relevance of anthropology to such practical concerns as health care, business, and community development, and illustrates the versatility of its uses in numerous career fields. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101.
Credit Hours:
3
ANTHRO 206
Introduction to Archaeology
Introduces the study of past cultures through their material remains. Explores strategies for locating archaeological remains; techniques of excavation; conservation procedures; and methods for analysis and interpretation of these materials. Examines major prehistoric cultures of the world and their patterns of change and development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ANTHRO 210
North American Archaeology
Prehistoric cultural evolution in North America, including the first arrival of people, distribution, beginnings of settled life and formation of political-religious states; prehistory of Eastern and Western United States and Eastern, Central and Southern Mexico until arrival of Europeans. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ANTHRO 888
Anthropology Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Appliance Technology

APPTECH 101
Intro To Appliance Techonology
Introduces students to major home appliance service requirements. Provides a study of customer relations and professional development in the workplace. Interpersonal relations, ethics in the workplace, service call planning, safe work practices, tools and equipment, installation procedures, and customer instruction practices are also introduced. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 102
Electrical Fundamentals I
This course provides instruction in basic electricity and how these electrical fundamentals apply to electrical circuits in appliances. The students will also lay a foundation toward understanding basic electronics and its application in today's modern appliances. Induction motors and basic components are examined. Schematic diagrams will be introduced and analyzed. The principles of trouble shooting electrical circuits will be presented and practice with hands-on training in the classroom. The students will become acquainted with the use of Volt-Ohm-Meters (VOMs) and Amprobes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Concurrent enrollment in Introduction to Appliance Technology 0101.
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 103
Laundry Appliances I
This course provides instructions on installing, troubleshooting and servicing gas and electric clothes dryers. Students will learn the dryer mechanical assemblies, heat sources, air circulation systems through venting, electronic/ electrical controls, and sensors. The properties of natural and bottled gas will be introduced. Students will practice troubleshooting electrical and mechanical malfunctions on classroom clothes dryers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Concurrent enrollment in Introduction to Appliance Technology 0101, Electrical Fundamentals I, 0102
Credit Hours:
3
APPTECH 104
Refrigeration Fundamentals I
This course presents the principles of refrigeration and air conditioning. The student will be prepared to enter the workforce as a refrigeration and air conditioning service technician. Brazing techniques will be taught and practiced during installation of access fittings, filter-driers and compressors. The students will be prepared for certification in the recovery of Type I and Type II refrigerants. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Concurrent enrollment in Introduction to Appliance Technology 0101, Electrical Fundamentals I, 0102
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 106
Kitchen Appliances I
This course presents the principles of operation of ranges and ovens. The students will learn to how to troubleshoot electrical/mechanical oven components, oven controls, self cleaning circuits, as well as the proper servicing of gas burners. The student will also learn how printed circuit boards are used to control range/oven operations. 240/208 VAC electric range/oven technologies will be introduced. Convection ovens will be examined. Range/ oven faults will be presented to the students to test their ability to solve common service problems encountered in today's modern cooking appliances. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Appliance Technology 0101, 0102, 0103 and to be taken concurrently with 0202.
Credit Hours:
3
APPTECH 202
Electrical Fundamentals II
This course continues instruction in basic electricity and how these electrical fundamentals apply to electrical circuits in appliances. The students will continue to build a foundation toward understanding basic electronics and its application in today's modern appliances. Induction motors and basic components are examined.
Prerequisites:
APP Technology 101, 102.
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 203
Laundry Appliances II
Students will learn the operation and installation of automatic clothes washers. Students will learn how to disassemble and reassemble the units for troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, and installation problems. The student will practice "hands on" troubleshooting of electrical and mechanical faults. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
App Technology 101,102,103, and to be taken concurrently with Electrical Fundamentals II, 202.
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 204
Refrigeration Fundamentals II
This course presents advanced Type I, II refrigeration/air conditioning principles. The student will be prepared to enter the workforce as a refrigeration and air conditioning service technician. Brazing techniques will be taught and practiced during the installation of access fittings, filter-driers, and compressors. The students will be prepared for certification in the recovery of Type I and Type II refrigerants. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
App Technology 101,102,104, and to be taken concurrently with Electrical Fundamentals II, 202.
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 205
Refrigeration Fundamentals III
This course presents advanced Type I, II refrigeration/air conditionings principles. The student will be prepared to enter the workforce as a refrigeration and air conditioning service technician. Brazing techniques will be taught and practiced during the installation of access fittings, filter-driers, and compressors. The student will be prepared for certification in the recovery of Type I and Type II refrigerants. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
App Technology 101,102,104, 202, and 204.
Credit Hours:
4
APPTECH 206
Kitchen Appliance II
This course presents the principles of operation/troubleshooting of microwave ovens and dishwashers. The students will learn the basic principles of microwave ovens, component testing/replacement, and the servicing/troubleshooting of electronic controls and circuits. The students will also learn how to diagnosis and repair the high voltage circuits in microwave ovens. Microwave emission checks, power output tests, and safety procedures will be practiced. The students will identify the electrical, mechanical, and water system components of today's modern dishwashers. They will learn how to open and close the units for troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, and installation problems. The students will practice troubleshooting electrical and mechanical faults on appliances in the classroom. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
App Technology 101,102,103, 106, and 202.
Credit Hours:
4

Arabic

ARABIC 101
Arabic for Beginners I
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus is on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, and reading. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 100, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 102
Arabic for Beginners II
Introduction to Arabic language wit emphasis on language of everyday conversation. focus is on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading, and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 101, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 103
Intermediate Arabic I
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus is on the alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 102, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 104
Intermediate Arabic II
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus in on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 103, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 888
Arabic Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Architecture

ARCHITC 104
History Of Architecture I
The study of the development of early architecture through the mid-18th century. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 105
History Of Architecture II
The study of architecture since the mid-18th century. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 121
Architectural Drawing I
Introduction to techniques of graphic expression, emphasis on using graphic means for communication. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 170, AND eligibility for ENGLISH 100, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 122
Architectural Drawing II
Continuation of Architecture 121. Emphasis on developing skills in shading, proportion, pencil and introduction to pictorial and other rendering techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121, AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 171, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 123
Architectural Drawing III
Continuation of Architecture 122. Emphasis on developing skills in pictorial and perspective drawing and sketching, color, form, and presentation skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 122, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 166
Concepts Of Planning
In-depth examination of criteria which influence architecture; programming, site analysis, mechanical and structural considerations; applications of delineation techniques; examination of philosophy of significant architects and their work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121 AND Grade of C or better OR concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 171 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
5
ARCHITC 170
Computer-Aided Design I for Architectural Drafting Techniques
Introduction to design and drafting techniques using computer-aided (CAD) systems; use of basic command structures, keyboard and menu tablets; text, dimensioning and pen and layer selection. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for ENGLISH 100 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 171
Computer-Aided Design II Architectural Drafting Techniques
Intermediate drafting and design techniques using computer-aided design (CAD) systems; dimensioning and text, 3-D geometric constructs, advanced editing techniques, file handling and plotter utilization. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 170 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 172
Computer-Aided Design III for Architectural Drafting Techniques
Advanced drafting and design techniques using computer-aided design/drafting (CAD) programs; techniques of file handling, 3-D drawing, solid modeling and rendering. Hardware and software requirements will be discussed. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 170 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 173
Architecture-CAD with Third Party Applications
Introduction to third party programs used to develop architectural designs and construction documents via Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Add-on programming to the base drafting package AutoCAD. The student will have hands-on experience with automated architectural programs that streamline management of file handling and the basic command structure. Utilization of comprehensive library symbols with smart features. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 171 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 174
Computer Aided Design V for Architectural Drafting
Introduction to third party programs used to develop architectural designs and construction documents via Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Add on program to the base drafting package AutoCAD. The students will have hands on experience with 3-D studio. This course will include three-dimensional modeling with complete rendering. The model will include texture of materials, various lighting schemes with shade and shadow. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 171, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 202
General Construction
Study of materials used in building construction, their growth or manufacture, preparation and application; emphasis on frame and masonry construction types; working drawings and structural details. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121, AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 172, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 204
General Construction Advanced
Continuation of Architecture 202. Emphasis on advanced structural detailing and working drawings. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 202, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 266
Architectural Planning
Application of planning concepts to basic architectural problems through development of selected design projects emphasizing relation of form to function; project presentation will employ models and pictorial rendering techniques in various media; current architectural thought explored through examples of various building types. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 166, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
5
ARCHITC 888
Architecture Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Art

ART 103
Art Appreciation
Appreciation of art works taken from all cultures and periods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 114
Appreciation Of Photography
Topics from the history and technical development of photography from its invention to the present. Influence of other arts and sciences. May include darkroom work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 115-2
Photography
Basic principles of black and white photography. 35 mm cameras, exposure, development and printing processes, composition and presentation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 116
Advanced Photography
Advanced techniques in development and printing. Introduction to other formats. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 115, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 117
Beginning Color Photography
Introduction to techniques, art and theory of color photography; printing from color negatives and/or transparencies, developing color negatives and/or transparencies; characteristics of different color film types, lighting for color photography; covers color theory and use of color in composition. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (Art 115 and 116), OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 126-2
Printmaking I
Processes of lithography and relief printmaking; includes line, shape, texture, value and color in stone lithography, wood, linoleum printmaking. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 127
Printmaking II
Processes of intaglio, dry point and screen printmaking, includes line, shape, texture, value and color in printmaking process. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 130
African-American Art
Survey of African-American art over last 150 years; covers African-American crafts and sculpture during 19th Century; realistic painters of early 20th Century; cubistic and abstractionist influences on painting and sculpture; non-revolutionary artists such as Charles White, Henry O. Tanner, Aaron Douglas and Hughie Lee-Smith. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 131-2
General Drawing
Still-life, landscape and human figure; experimentation with various media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 132
Advance General Drawing
This course builds on and refines the experiences of general drawing focusing on a variety of color media. Emphasis is on invention and formal concerns. Explorations into abstraction, non-objective, and fabricated image making are covered in this class. Course includes vocabulary development, critical analysis activities, and reference to historic models of drawing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 131.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 141
Intro To The Visual Arts
Practical application of fundamentals of visual arts. Includes study of line, texture, color, shape and volume in various media. Recommended for pre-teachers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 141-1
Intro To The Visual Arts
Practical application of fundamentals of visual arts. Includes study of line, texture, color, shape and volume in various media. Recommended for pre-teachers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 142-1
Figure Draw & Composition
Study of the human figure in action and still poses; rapid sketching, long poses, memory work, and portraiture. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 131, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 143-1
Advanced Figure Drawing
Development of skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 142.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 144-1
Two Dimensional Design
A studio course exploring the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through two-dimensional design principles and theories using a variety of media. Fundamental design and experimentation in relationship s of line, shape, textures, and color. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 145-1
Three Dimensional Design
Study of the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through three-dimensional design principles and theories; use of a variety of media, including recent and traditional materials, such as clay and plaster. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 150
Crafts Workshop
Creation and construction of art forms in clay, metal, cloth, fibers, plaster and wood; art process in both two and three dimensions; recommended for pre-teachers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 161-2
Freehand Drawing
Elementary drawing in charcoal and pencil from simple groups of block forms, still life and architectural ornament; includes developing pencil technique. No previous drawing experience necessary. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 162
Architectural Representations
Continuation of Art 161. Experimentation with water colors and their use in rendering of architectural representation of building materials, textures and nature; includes exterior and interior perspectives. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (Art 141 and Art 161), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 163
Water Color Painting
Elementary painting and sketching including still life, landscape and figure painting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 166-1
Oil Painting Techniques
A studio course that serves as an introduction to basic painting techniques and color principles applied to the exploration of oil and acrylic painting media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 131, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 167
Advanced Oil Painting Techniques
Advanced techniques and experimentation in use of materials and the development of creative styles in oil painting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 166, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 172
Communications Design I
Design application and merchandising of products and ideas; theory of design of form and function applied to products, brochures, packaging, display, and other commercial designs; application of design in television, newspapers, magazines, billboards, and posters for advertising industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 176
Graphics Design I
Creative approach to graphics, using traditional and modern media, such as drawing, painting, photography, constructed and sculptured art; includes reproduction of illustrations relating to advertising, periodical and book publishing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 144.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 177
Graphics Design II
Continuation of Art 176. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 176.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 196-4
Ceramics
Ceramics formed by coil, slab or free form methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 197
Advanced Ceramics & Sculpture
Advanced work in pottery and sculpture, use of molds and various materials, individual experiments in pottery and sculpture. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 196, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 198
Sculpture I
The creation of sculpture using the formal systems and elements of visual organization in a study of materials and processes; this is done using a variety of tools and media, including but not limited to contemporary and traditional materials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Concurrent enrollment in ART 145-1, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 200
Individual Art Projects
For advanced students who have completed beginning level studies in the corresponding discipline specific course, or an equivalent course at another institution, or who can demonstrate proficiency through portfolio review in the skills taught in the corresponding 100 level course. Work is completed on an independent project, the subject of which is designed through dialogue between the student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated six credit hours will be counted towards graduation.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-8
Art Projects: Advanced Ceramics
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 197), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-9
Art Projects: Computer Art/Application
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 275), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-A
Art Projects: Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 115), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-B
Art Projects: Advanced Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 116), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-C
Art Projects: Color Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 117), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-D
Art Projects: Printmaking I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 126), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-E
Art Projects: Printmaking II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 127), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-F
Art Projects: General Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 131), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-G
Art Projects: Advanced Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 132), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-H
Art Projects: Painting I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 134), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-I
Art Projects: Painting II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 135), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-J
Art Projects: Painting III
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 136), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-K
Art Projects: Intro Visual Arts
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 141), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-L
Art Projects: Figure Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 142), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-M
Art Projects: Adv Figure Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 143), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-N
Art Projects: Two Dimensional Design
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 144), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-O
Art Projects: Three Dimensional Design
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 145), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-P
Art Projects: Crafts Workshop
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 150), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Q
Art Projects: Freehand Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 161), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-R
Art Projects: Architectural Rep
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 162), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-S
Art Projects: Watercolor Paintng
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 163), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-T
Art Projects: Oil Painting
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 166), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-U
Art Projects: Advanced Oil Painting
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 167), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-V
Art Projects: Communication Design I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 172), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-W
Art Projects: Advanced Com Art
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 174), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-X
Art Projects: Graphic Design I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 176), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Y
Art Projects: Graphic Design II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 177), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Z
Art Projects: Ceramics
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 196), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 272
Communications Design II
Story boards for television commercials, graphics design for television, and development and making of television commercials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 172, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 275-1
Computer Art And Applications
An introduction and exploration of electronic imaging through hands-on experience of applications in computer graphics. A variety of software packages pertaining to art will be utilized, as well as input and output devices. The goal of the course is to begin to develop imaging skills in graphics systems. Students will also be introduced to computer concepts of design, color, image importing and exporting, image manipulation, and sequencing techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (Art 144, Art 131, Art 115), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 888
Art Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Astronomy

ASTROMY 201
Descriptive Astronomy
Descriptive survey of major astronomical facts, concepts, and relationships, starting with the solar system and extending to stars, galaxies, and cosmogonies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ASTROMY 888
Astronomy Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Automotive Technology

AUTOTEC 101
Intro To Automotive Techn
Lecture and laboratory course covering the operating principles of the modern automobile. Subjects will include Preventive maintenance of the cooling system service, fuel system, tires and wheels, lubrication system and accessories. Course will include career exploration and automotive academics. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 103
Engine Concepts
Disassembly, inspection and service of automotive engines with major emphasis on operational diagnostic and service. students gain skills based on industry standards to perform precise diagnostics to solve operational issues related to the automotive engine. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 104
Electrical Systems & Power Accessories
Introduction to theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive electrical and electronic components and systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 105
Fuel Management 1
Service techniques and theories of operations necessary to maintain modern fuel delivery systems. Service will be performed on modern fuel injection systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 106
Fuel Systems
This further study of the fuel system provides students with an opportunity to acquire knowledge of the construction, operating principles and components of automotive fuel systems. Students perform service on carburators as well as fuel injection systems in accordance with established industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate of the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101 and AUTOTEC 104).
Credit Hours:
5
AUTOTEC 107
Automotive Body Welding
Students will acquire knowledge and skills using MIG, TIG and spot welding equipment before welding operations in repairing damaged auto bodies. Proficiencies will be developed in butt and lap welding on light-gauge metal. Course will include replacement of body panels using adhesive techniques. All work performed must be in accordance with established collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 108-1
Work Based Learning I
Introduction to applied automotive technology in an actual work setting. Provides hands-on experience in an automotive shop. Students work on actual vehicles, carrying jobs from assignment through completion. Business operators will supervise students at the worksite. Instructors will supervise all on-campus work, and also visit off-campus worksites to observe, monitor, and critique student performance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
AUTOTEC 108-2
Work Based Learning I
Introduction to applied automotive technology in an actual work setting. Provides hands-on experience in an automotive shop. Students work on actual vehicles, carrying jobs from assignment through completion. Business operators will supervise students at the worksite. Instructors will supervise all on-campus work, and also visit off-campus worksites to observe, monitor and critique student performance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 109
Automotive Brakes
Theory of operation and servicing of braking systems, both conventional and computerized anti-lock brake systems. Emphasis on diagnostic procedures; inspection techniques and service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 111
Auto Parts Specialist I
Lecture and Laboratory course covering the principles of selling automotive parts in retail and wholesale parts establishments. Subjects will include: customer relations, parts identification and usage, stockings control, products knowledge, telephone ethics, selling skills, and cataloging. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
AUTOTEC 112
Auto Parts Specialist II
Lecture and Laboratory course covering skills necessary to manage an automotive parts retail store. Subjects will include customer relations, building team staff, inventory control, corporate relationships, conflict resolution, and business analysis. Writing assignment, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 111.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 117
Auto Body Reconstruction I
Study of the principles and techniques of auto body sheet metal connections, use and care of basic tools, types and application of fillers, analysis of the extent of damage, and performance required repair operations. Students develop skills in repairing and/or removing and replacing damaged body panels. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency in repairing body damage according to establish collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 107, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 118
Auto Body Repainting I
Students will execute the techniques of preparing body surfaces, selecting and mixing paint, and spraying. Refinishing techniques will be performed on individual panels until each student demonstrates competency to refinish a live vehicle. Course will also emphasize recognizing and performing repair techniques for damage paint finishes in accordance with collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 119
Automotive Body Detailing
Study of the principles of auto body detailing for post collision repaired vehicles and new and used car customer delivery service. Students will develop skills in selection and use of proper cleaning and polishing materials, proper buffing and polishing techniques, preparation of plastic bumpers and accessories, steam cleaning of engine components and care of rubber parts and interior cleaning. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
5
AUTOTEC 130
Topics in Alternative Fuel Technology
This course will introduce the student to special topics in alternative fuel vehicles and all related technology. Additionally, the course will provide the knowledge base needed to understand alternative fuel vehicles, green technology, and their effect on the current and future of the world. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205 AND 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 204
Electrical Systems II
This course is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to service today's automotive electrical systems. Selected topics include the reading of wiring diagrams, diagnosing electrical accessories, and operating and designing ignition systems. Students learn circuit testing on today's modern multiplex and CAN/BUS system protocol. Course will emphasize proper handling of advanced solid-state electronics such as air bags and computers. Writing assignments as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101 or AUTOTEC 104), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 205
Fuel Management II
Emphasis on servicing of computerized engine and body controlled modules. Emphasis on service techniques for OBD II foreign and domestic computer control system. Students will gain skills in the use and interpretation of data related to modern diagnostic test equipment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 105.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 206
Fuel Management III
This course builds upon the knowledge gained in previous fuel management courses with emphasis on diagnosis and repairs to sensors and actuators that control engine performance. Students will gain advanced diagnostic skills to interpret waveform patterns through the use of laboratory scopes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 205.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 207
Transmission Transaxle & Dr
This course will cover three, four, and five speed manual transmissions/ transaxles and all automotive transmissions/transaxles used on front wheel drive passenger cars. Diagnosis and repair procedures will be covered in detail. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101 AND AUTOTEC 212).
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 208-1
Work Based Learning II
Advanced hands-on experience in an automotive shop. Students work on actual vehicles, carrying jobs from assignment through completion. Business operators will supervise students at the worksite. Instructors will supervise all on-campus work based learning students, and also visit off-campus worksites to observe, monitor, and critique student performance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
AUTOTEC 208-2
Work Based Learning II
Advanced hands-on experience in an automotive shop. Students work on actual vehicles, carrying jobs from assignment through completion. Business operators will supervise students at the worksite. Instructors will supervise all on-campus work based learning students, and also visit off-campus worksites to observe, monitor, and critique student performance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 209
Steering & Suspension Systems
Theory of operation in servicing of suspension systems both rear and front wheel drive systems. Students gain skills in the use of computerized four-wheel alignment equipment, servicing McPherson struts, shock absorbers, rack and pinion and conventional steering systems. Diagnosis and service of Tire Monitoring Systems (TMS) is now part of the course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 210
Performance & Driveability
This course covers the construction, operations and testing of the ignition systems. Training is offered on the use of oscilloscopes, infrared gas analyzers, and other diagnostic equipment such as scan tool testing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101, AUTOTEC 104, AUTOTEC 106 AND AUTOTEC 204).
Credit Hours:
5
AUTOTEC 211
Auto Service Management
Instruction in management skills related to inventory control, writing estimates and repair orders, billing, employee relations, time management, vendor relation, business financials and customer relations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 212
Manual Drive Train & Axles
Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate understanding of design, construction, operation and the service principles of automotive clutches, manual transmissions, drivelines, differentials, and rear axles. Service work includes using appropriate repair and test equipment, determining problems or extent of damage, and performing corrective work in accordance with established industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 215
AutoTemperature Control Systems
Service procedures and theory of operation of both manual and electronically controlled heating and air conditioning systems. Emphasis will be on diagnosis, service, and replacement of air conditioning components. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 217
Auto Body Reconstruction II
Students will increase their knowledge and skills by repairing more complex, extensive damages. Removal and installation of trim, body panels, welding, aligning various body components of the body, repairing of body hardware and accessories. Repairing or replacement of mechanical components as required for complete reconstruction of the vehicle is emphasized in this course. Students will utilize estimating skills to estimate the extent of damaged, repair time and cost of repairs and repair strategies. All work will be performed in accordance with established collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 117.
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 218
Auto Body Repainting II
Students will build on their refinishing skills learned in Automotive Technology 118 course. Advanced refinishing techniques are emphasized through practical application of auto body refinishing techniques on live vehicles as well as panels. As refinishing skills increase in proficiency students will acquire skills to perform color matching to refinish weathered finishes and localized panel damage repairs. Students will be evaluated on their ability to complete refinishing assignments in accordance with industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 118.
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 220
Collision Estimating
Estimating for automotive insurance claims and adjusting damages. Emphasis will be on appraisal procedures, flat rate computations, use of collision estimator and preparation of insurance claim forms. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 230
Introduction to Alternative Fuel Technology
This course will introduce the student to the theories and service techniques of alternative fuel vehicles in today's society. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205, and 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 231
AFT Hybrid Fuel Vehicles
This course builds upon the knowledge gained in the previous alternative fuel courses with an emphasis on theories and servicing techniques of hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205 AND 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 232
Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles
In this course, students will learn about alternative fuel technologies, apply advanced service techniques, and experiment with electric, hybrids, fuel-cell and other alternative energy source vehicles. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205 AND 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
5
AUTOTEC 888
Automotive Technology Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Aviationx

350AVIA 202
Avionics I
Basic electrical principles and application of those principles to aircraft electronics systems, including operation, component description and location and performing line, overhaul and preventive maintenance of aircraft communications equipment. Covers basic operation, location of components, descriptions of their functions and trouble-shooting aircraft instrument systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
350AVIA 203
Avionics II
Performing maintenance, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting aircraft navigation systems and auto flight guidance systems installed in aircraft. How to perform the installation, fabrication and repair of electrical equipment and wiring harnesses, use basis test equipment to troubleshoot electrical and electronic systems, interpret technical information, understand schematic diagrams and become familiar with the standard practices used in the aviation industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
350AVIA 213
Basic Avionics Aviation Radio Communications
Advanced electrical principles and application of those principles to aircraft electronic systems. This course will cover analog and digital electronics; data transmission and troubleshooting principles applicable to bench repair work; the principles of radio receivers, transmission lines, and how to perform bench maintenance, preventive maintenance; alignment of aircraft communications equipment, adjustments, and troubleshoot aircraft instrument systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
350AVIA 214
Basic Avionics Navigation Systems
Advanced electrical principles and application of those principles to aircraft electronic systems. This course will cover analog and digital electronics, data transmission and troubleshooting principles applicable to bench repair work. Course includes bench maintenance, adjustments/alignments, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting aircraft navigation systems including those on auto-flight guidance systems installed in aircraft. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
350AVIA 215
Basic Avionics Aviation Maritime Tech
Bench maintenance, adjustments and alignment and preventive maintenance on radar systems installed in aircraft to include associated instruments and other components. Transmission line theory and propagation to include fiber optics, microwave satellite systems, and selected topics using state-of-the-art equipment and lab applications. Course will also cover a comprehensive review of the procedures and practices required by the maritime services regarding navigation and communication systems utilized. A study of the rules and regulations required for operation of maritime vessels. At the completion of this course the student will have the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the FCC General Radiotelephone License Examination. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6