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Afro-American Studies

AFRO AM 888
African American Studies Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Air Conditioning

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
IAI Approved
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
IAI Approved
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 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
IAI Approved
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 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 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 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 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 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
IAI Approved
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 888
Automotive Technology Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1