Northeastern Junior College 2024-2025 Catalog

Course Descriptions

Academic Achievement

Course Number Course Title Credits
AAA0072
Jump Start to Nursing 1

Examines theories and practices associated with successful learning to enhance college success. Areas of study include education and career planning, effective communication, personal management, critical and creative thinking, development of community and awareness of diversity, leadership, and techniques for successful academic performance, as well as career exploration in the area of nursing and what you need to know to prepare yourself for a nursing program. (1-0)

AAA0075
ST: Quantitative Literacy Lab 1

This course enhances skill development of MAT0250 objectives including problem solving skills, study skills, and test taking strategies.  Paired with MAT0250 . (1-0)

AAA0076
ST: Algebraic Literacy Lab 2

This course enhances skill development of MAT0300 objectives including problem solving skills, study skills, and test taking strategies. Paired with MAT0300.  (0-0-2)

AAA0077
Skilled Trade & Industry Math Lab 1

Exploration of current topics, issues, and activities related to one or more aspects of the named discipline. Paired with MAT1100. (1-0-1)

AAA1009
Advanced Academic Achievement 3

Examines theories and practices associated with successful learning to enhance college success. Areas of study include education and career planning, effective communication, personal management, critical and creative thinking, development of community and awareness of diversity, leadership, and techniques for successful academic performance. Recommended for new and returning students.

AAA1009
Advanced Academic Achievement 3

Examines theories and practices associated with successful learning to enhance college success. Techniques covered include academic proficiency, personal management, effective collegiate communication, critical and creative thinking, development of community, awareness of diverse identities, and educational and career planning. (3-0)

AAA1078
Student Success Seminar .5

Provides students with an experiential learning opportunity. Guides the student through exploring career options, setting meaningful academic and career goals, developing positive interpersonal communication skills, and building a skill base of academic strategies that lead to being a successful college student. (.5-0)

Agriculture Business Management

Course Number Course Title Credits
ABM1003
Records & Business Planning I 3

Examines the options available to set up a computerized record keeping system for an agricultural business. Focus is on the selection of a computer software package for the agricultural business. Computer terminology associated with a computerized record keeping system and importance of business planning will be discussed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1004
Records & Business Planning II 3

Identifies the proper setup and implementation of accounting software for an agricultural business. A chart of accounts and beginning balance sheet will be created for a computerized record keeping system. Data entry methods for the accounting software and identification of business plan components specific to student needs will be discussed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1005
Records & Business Plan III 3

Examines cash and accrual accounting concepts and basic financial statements created for an agricultural business plan. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1006
Records & Business Planning IV 3

Determines the proper processes to maintain an accurate record keeping system for an agricultural business. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1007
Records & Business Planning V 3

Examines how to create financial business reports from an accounting system for an agricultural business and utilize decision aid tools pertinent to the student’s need. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1008
Records & Business Planning VI 3

Explains how to utilize a computerized accounting record keeping system to generate accurate financial records for an agricultural business. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1013
Financial Analysis I 3

Examines the purpose of enterprise analysis. Identification of accounting data used in enterprise analysis, enterprises features of an accounting system, and the need for additional enterprise software will be addressed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1014
Financial Analysis II 3

Examines breakeven figures for business enterprises. This course will cover the calculation process for determining production figures for enterprises as well as refining an established accounting system to generate enterprise data accurately. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1015
Financial Analysis III 3

Develop a cash flow and enterprise budgets. Student will learn cash flow concepts and the relationship to enterprise budgets. Use of data from an accounting system as well as other decision aid tools will be used in the cash flow and enterprise budget development. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1016
Financial Analysis IV 3

Develop a cost and market value accrual balance sheet. This course focuses on the development of cost and marketing value balance sheets. Accrual features of an established accounting system will be analyzed in determining data that can be generated and utilized in the development of this financial statement. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1017
Financial Analysis V 3

Develop an accrual income statement. This course will focus on the development of an accrual income statement and examine this financial statement relevancy. Data from an established accounting system to use in the development will be identified. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1018
Financial Analysis VI 3

Determine financial health of a business with the use of industry financial ratios. This course focuses on industry ratio used in determining the financial health of a business. Types of ratios as well as their calculations will be discussed. Comparisons of financial statements from an accounting system will be utilized. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1023
Commodity Marketing I 3

Determine marketing strategies for agriculture commodities. Discussion will include identifying marketing information sources and defining marketing terminology. The students will also examine ways they can use current and forward marketing strategies in their operation. Course will also focus on enterprise identification and refinement of software enterprise features for production data. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1024
Commodity Marketing II 3

Identify the function of basis in market price discovery, how to calculate margin account futures activity, and how to utilize option contracts in mitigating market risks. Investigation of software applications to further the calculations for production costs will be addressed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1025
Commodity Marketing III 3

Utilizes enterprise production data and its impact on cash flow to determine marketing strategies. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1026
Commodity Marketing IV 3

Analyzes price behavior using both technical and fundamental analysis. A marketing plan will be developed using calculated production costs and marketing strategies. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1027
Commodity Marketing V 3

Covers evaluations and revisions of a marketing plan using actual production costs, local marketing alternatives, futures and option contracts, and technical analysis. Utilization of the plan will be determined. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1028
Commodity Marketing VI 3

Covers evaluation and refining of cost of production for all enterprises to select marketing strategies. Utilize these calculations in developing and implement a production data base. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1063
Marketing Plan Development I 3

Covers the use of marketing research to analyze the initial steps in developing a marketing plan. The focus will be on product and service component of the market plan. Data trends for products and services from an accounting system will be utilized in the analysis process. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1064
Marketing Plan Development II 3

Covers development of a customer and competitive analysis for a market plan. Research on market potential and target areas will be included. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1065
Marketing Plan Development III 3

Develops a pricing strategy for a marketing plan. Development of a pricing strategy will include price/qualify relationships, sales methods, and ways to add value to products/services. Data from an inventory system as well as sales and expenses for products/services will be addressed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1066
Marketing Plan Development IV 3

Develops a promotional strategy for a marketing plan. Development will include examining the business image, use of technology, and media. Promotional costs will be addressed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1067
Marketing Plan Development V 3

Interprets data needed for all components in a marketing plan. Identification of data collected for sections of the marketing plan will be analyzed. The need for additional decision aid tools will be examined. A historical trend analysis for sales and expenses for use in the marketing plan will be developed. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM1068
Marketing Plan Development VI 3

Designs a marketing plan for the business. Overall marketing plan will be written with focus on how the plan differentiates from others. Cash flow ability will determine feasibility of the plan. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2013
Advanced Business Management I 3

Interprets in-depth financial analysis processes for the business. This will include advanced financial analysis terminology and financial statements. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2014
Advanced Business Management II 3

Analyzes existing financial trends and emphasis of pro forma activities for further analysis of the business. Utilization of accurate accrual records and historical data will provide the basis of the pro forma statement development as it currently operates. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2015
Advanced Business Management III 3

Identifies and examines alternative enterprise(s) for the business. This will include measuring the business performance past and present and assessing business goals. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2016
Advanced Business Management IV 3

Evaluates and assesses revisions to the business plan. This will include a process for periodic review with a focus on strengthening of management skills. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2017
Advanced Business Management V 3

Identifies critical areas in the business and sources of business risk. Various methods of researching resource materials to keep business plan current will be addressed as well as identifying alternatives to minimize future risks. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2018
Advance Business Management VI 3

Changes business plan to include a risk management component which addresses the critical issues identified. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2033
Profit Maximization I 3

Lists the major business organizational structures available to agribusiness operations and compare the advantages and disadvantages of each. Document the risk management and financial responsibilities of each. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2034
Profit Maximization II 3

Develops an understanding of basis agricultural business taxes and their preparation. Special emphasis will be placed on alternative rules for depreciating farm property. The student will also document the income tax implications of alternative business organizational structure. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2035
Profit Maximization III 3

Compares the relationship between input levels and the corresponding output. Demonstrate how to calculate the production response from alternative levels of input allocation within an enterprise and among alternative enterprises. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2036
Profit Maximization IV 3

Defines basic economic concepts that enhance the financial success of an agriculture operation. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2037
Profit Maximization V 3

Analyzes production costs and revenue from an economic standpoint. Identifies the production level that allows profits to be maximized. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2038
Profit Maximization VI 3

Examines the concepts that determines how market prices are established in a purely competitive agriculture environment. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2043
Rural Bus Entrepreneurship I 3

Identifies components of a business plan for a new business venture. This course centers on the collection of data necessary for the development. Notes: Course content and instruction is individualized to address the specific enterprise and business structure owned and/or operated by the ABM student. Assessment of this course will be based on the student project selected from the approved project list found in the State ABM Master Packer. (ABM courses are subject to CCCS statewide policy as stated in the master packet regarding credit hours, contact hours, competencies, certificates, and required documentation). Contact State Program Director for Agriculture. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2044
Rural Bus Entrepreneurship II 3

Develops a customer analysis component for a new venture business plan and analyzes the product/service component. Focuses on the customer analysis component including target customers and customer profiles. Customer wants and needs will be listed and compared with the product/service component. Notes: Course content and instruction is individualized to address the specific enterprise and business structure owned and/or operated by the ABM student. Assessment of this course will be based on the student project selected from the approved project list found in the State ABM Master Packer. (ABM courses are subject to CCCS statewide policy as stated in the master packet regarding credit hours, contact hours, competencies, certificates, and required documentation). Contact State Program Director for Agriculture. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2045
Rural Bus Entrepreneurship III 3

Identifies target markets and develop a competition analysis for a new business venture. Focuses on identifying target markets and the potential, as well as the development of the competition analysis component of the new venture business plan. Notes: Course content and instruction is individualized to address the specific enterprise and business structure owned and/or operated by the ABM student. Assessment of this course will be based on the student project selected from the approved project list found in the State ABM Master Packer. (ABM courses are subject to CCCS statewide policy as stated in the master packet regarding credit hours, contact hours, competencies, certificates, and required documentation). Contact State Program Director for Agriculture. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2046
Rural Bus Entrepreneurship IV 3

Identifies the enterprises for a new business venture and the financial statements needed for the development of the financial section. Notes: Course content and instruction is individualized to address the specific enterprise and business structure owned and/or operated by the ABM student. Assessment of this course will be based on the student project selected from the approved project list found in the State ABM Master Packer. (ABM courses are subject to CCCS statewide policy as stated in the master packet regarding credit hours, contact hours, competencies, certificates, and required documentation). Contact State Program Director for Agriculture. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2047
Rural Bus Entrepreneurship V 3

Develops sale and expense forecasts for the creation of a new venture business plan. Notes: Course content and instruction is individualized to address the specific enterprise and business structure owned and/or operated by the ABM student. Assessment of this course will be based on the student project selected from the approved project list found in the State ABM Master Packer. (ABM courses are subject to CCCS statewide policy as stated in the master packet regarding credit hours, contact hours, competencies, certificates, and required documentation). Contact State Program Director for Agriculture. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2048
Rural Bus Entrepreneurship VI 3

Identifies startup costs and develops a cash flow for a new business venture. Focuses on the development of a cash flow and evaluation of financial statements. Financial statement evaluation will point to financing needs and identification of business venture risks. Notes: Course content and instruction is individualized to address the specific enterprise and business structure owned and/or operated by the ABM student. Assessment of this course will be based on the student project selected from the approved project list found in the State ABM Master Packer. (ABM courses are subject to CCCS statewide policy as stated in the master packet regarding credit hours, contact hours, competencies, certificates, and required documentation). Contact State Program Director for Agriculture. (5-7.5-41.7)

ABM2075
Ag/Business Management Special Topics 0.5-6

This course provides the student with continued in depth analysis of their business. It allows for the student to keep up with rapidly changing technology available to the industry. Prerequisite: Instructor approval.

Accounting

Course Number Course Title Credits
ACC1001
Fundamentals of Accounting 3

Introduces accounting fundamentals with emphasis on the procedures and practices used in business organizations. Major topics include the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, including end-of-period reporting. (3-0)

ACC1011
Introduction to Financial Accounting 3

Focuses on financial accounting concepts prescribed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), including financial information for external partners, the accounting cycle process, basic terminology, transaction analysis, internal control systems, and financial statement preparation and analysis. (3-0)

ACC1012
Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3

Focuses on the fundamentals of managerial accounting and cost management as tools to aid internal users' decision-making processes. This course covers basic managerial accounting concepts, such as product costing and cost behavior and control. It also covers internal management decision making tools, including cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, cost analysis, and planning and control systems. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ACC1001 or ACC1011 or ACC1021 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

ACC1015
Payroll Accounting 3

Covers federal and state employment laws and their effects on personnel and payroll records. The course is non-technical and is intended to give students a practical working knowledge of the current payroll laws and actual experience in applying regulations, including computerized payroll procedures. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ACC1001 or ACC1021 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

ACC1021
Accounting Principles I 4

This course introduces the study of accounting principles for understanding of the theory and logic that underlie procedures and practices. Major topics include the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, internal control principles and practices, notes and interest, inventory systems and costing, plant assets and intangible asset accounting. (4-0)

ACC1022
Accounting Principles II 4

This course continues the application of accounting principles to business organizations. Major topics include corporate equity and debt financing, investments, cash flow statements, financial analysis, budgeting, cost and managerial accounting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ACC1021 with a "C" grade or better. (4-0)

ACC1032
Tax Help Colorado 2

Examines the preparation of individual, federal, and state income tax returns within the guidelines and limitations set forth by the Tax Help Colorado program and IRS guidelines. Emphasis is placed on form preparation with the use of tax software. (2-0)

ACC1033
Tax Help Colorado Practicum 1

Utilizes income tax knowledge and training in the context of a community service setting. Volunteers prepare individual federal and state income tax within the parameters of the Tax Help Colorado program and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidelines. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ACC1032 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1)

ACC2011
Intermediate Accounting I 4

Focuses on comprehensive analysis of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), accounting theory, concepts, and financial reporting principles for public corporations. It is the first of a two-course sequence in financial accounting and is designed primarily for accounting and finance majors. Focus is on the preparation and analysis of business information relevant and useful to external users of financial reports. Explores the theories, principles and practices surveyed in Accounting Principles, and critically examines `real-world` financial analysis and reporting issues.

ACC2012
Intermediate Accounting II 4

Focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of accounting for long-term liabilities, stockholders` equity, investments, pensions and leases. Includes income tax allocation, financial statement analysis, cash flow statements, and accounting methods changes.

ACC2035
Computerized Accounting: Small Business 3

Introduces an electronic accounting application for use in a small business. This course will focus on installing and launching the application, converting a manual accounting system to an electronic system, recording daily transactions, and summarizing records in reports for a complete financial picture. Prerequisite: None 
Co-requisite: ACC1001 or ACC1011 or ACC1021 (3-0)

Agri-Business

Course Number Course Title Credits
AGB1002
Foundations of Agricultural business 3

Focuses on the foundational aspects of the primary agriculture business areas including economics, management, marketing, sales, and finance in an applied manner. Current events in agriculture are discussed with emphasis on application to agribusiness. (3-0)

AGB1020
Agricultural Salesmanship 3

Principles and techniques of agricultural sales as applied to goods and services being sold to individual producers or agricultural businesses. Emphasis will be placed on building business relationships and product training. (3-0)

AGB2018
Computerized Farm Records 3

Emphasizes the planning and development of record keeping systems, the interpreting and analyzing of agricultural business records, balance sheets, cash flows, and income statements with the aid of a computer. (3-0)

AGB2028
Agribusiness Management 3

Provides the student with basic management principles and practical experience in applying principles of economics, business, marketing, and finance to the management of an agri-business operation. (2-1.5)

AGB2080
Agricultural Business Internship II 0.25-10

Upon successful completion of a first agri–business internship AGB1080, the student may enroll in this second internship to gain additional experience in an agri–business field. (Contact hours-10 to 400 or 40 hours = 1 credit)

AGB2089
Agri-Business Capstone 1

Covers information necessary for employment and for developing job search skills. Students will receive instruction in writing resumes and cover letters, filling out job applications, and developing interviewing skills. Prerequisite: Sophomore agri-business student. (1-0)

Agricultural Economics

Course Number Course Title Credits
AGE1102
Agriculture Economics: GT-SS1 3

Focuses on economic principles and decision-making by consumers, firms, and government with emphasis on their application to the food, fiber, and natural resource sectors of the economy. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (3-0)

AGE2105
Farm and Ranch Management 3

Students will gain practical experience in applying principles of economics, marketing, and finance to the management of an agricultural operation. Students will create their own sample farm or ranch and emphasis will be placed on utilizing computer technology for budgeting and financial planning. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CIS1018 (Ag emphasis preferred) with a "C" grade or better or instructor approval. (2-2)

AGE2108
Agricultural Finance 3

An introductory course in principles of finance and their application to agriculture and agri–business, including the time value of money, net present value analysis, interest, credit, lending institutions, financial statements, and financial ratios. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AGE1102 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

AGE2110
Agriculture Marketing 3

An applied study of the agricultural marketing system and methods of marketing crops and livestock. Emphasis will be placed on hedging with futures and options. (3-0)

Production Agriculture

Course Number Course Title Credits
AGP1000
Practical Crop Production 4

Cultural practices and production management of selected field crops indigenous to the Great Plains region will be covered. Laboratories in basic crop principles, crop and weed seed and plant identification, crop improvement and grain quality and grades will be covered. (3-1.5)

AGP1010
Integrated Pest Management 3

Identification and control of economically important weeds, insects and diseases through systems approach management concepts including cultivation, chemical and biological control mechanisms. (1-2)

AGP1045
Beef Cattle Calving Management 2

Offered in cooperation with Colorado State University and will cover management of the cow and calf at calving. Topics to be covered include the process of parturition, dystocia, identifying approaching parturition, assisting with dystocia, and care of the newborn calf. Emphasis is on practical “hands–on” experience. Students will be responsible for transportation to the Eastern Colorado Resource Center (E.C.R.C.) south of Sterling. Students will assist with night and weekend calving at the E.C.R.C. (1-1.5)

AGP1046
Artificial Insemination Management 2

Provides a study of applied fundamentals of anatomy and reproduction as they pertain to artificial insemination. Handling frozen semen, heat detection and nutritional management for A.I. are emphasized. Individualized training is given in developing and perfecting insemination techniques in live cattle. (1-1.5)

AGP1047
Practical Cattle Reproduction 2

Studies the fundamentals of cattle reproduction. Principles covered include: nutrition, breeding, system management, physiology of the reproductive tract, hormone function, fertilization, stages of pregnancy, and overall reproductive management of the cow herd. Emphasizes economic decision making and practical experience. Covers practical applications in reproductive management that may include: reproductive tract scoring, pelvic measuring, body condition scoring, artificial insemination and palpating cows. (2-0)

AGP1048
Cattle Reproduction Lab 1

Development of skills necessary for reproductive management of cattle in Beef/Dairy operations. Covers the practical application of reproductive management techniques and practices utilized in the cattle industry. (0-1.5)

AGP1060
Ranch Horsemanship Skills 2

An introduction to the skills utilized in ranching operations where horses are involved in moving, sorting, and restraining cattle. Emphasis is placed on safety, proper techniques and in developing proficiency in equipment selection and care, basic horsemanship, riding, and roping. (0-2)

AGP1080
Production Ag Internship 8

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor. (Contact hours-320, 40 hours = 1 credit)

AGP2004
Soil Fertility and Fertilizers 4

Soil fertility and plant nutrition in crop production, soil–plant relations, diagnostic techniques, and methods of evaluating soil fertility are emphasized. Also included are composition, manufacture, marketing, and use of fertilizer materials and their reactions with soils and plants. Co-requisite: Successful completion of AGY2140 with a "C" grade or better OR instructor approval. (3-1.5)

AGP2008
Commercial Pesticide License Training 3

Study of the requirements for the qualified supervisor license as outlined in the training manuals published by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Students may elect to take the certified operator tests if they do not meet the experience qualifications for the qualified supervisors license. Areas studied will be for the general, weeds, agricultural insect, plant disease, and industrial right-of-way tests administered by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Students may elect to take any of the other tests available. (3-0)

AGP2015
Animal Health 3

Introduced to methods of prevention, recognition, and treatment of common livestock diseases. Emphasis is placed on understanding the conditions which are normal, what steps the layman should attempt independently, and when to seek professional help. (2-1.5)

AGP2041
Beef Cattle Management I 3

Provides training in management pertaining to the economics of a commercial cow–calf operation. Topics included are reproduction, feeding, herd health, selection, record keeping, financial management, and marketing. (2-1.5)

AGP2047
Production Cattle Feeding 3

Provides training with emphasis on production cattle feeding in large and medium size operations. The mechanics and management of feeding operations in Logan County are observed and studied. Three major areas are emphasized: feedlot layout and design, nutrition, and health. (2-1.5)

AGP2080
Production Ag Internship 8

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor. The work experience must cover a minimum of 320 hours with the student involved in all facets of this operation. May be waived if the student exhibits substantial knowledge and understanding of production agriculture in the first term and through written documentation of work experience at the time of waiver application. (Contact hours-10 to 480, 4 hours= 1 credit)

AGP2089
Production Ag Capstone 1

Issues concerning transition into the family agriculture operation will be discussed. As a part of the course a seminar will be open to both students and parents (or future business partners) concerning issues of transition of the agricultural operation to the next generation. Topics concerning completion of the A.A.S. degree will also be addressed. (1-0)

Agriculture

Course Number Course Title Credits
AGR1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Designed to instruct the student in various topics in agriculture. The student will experience different aspects of the agricultural industry.

AGR1970
Rodeo I 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

AGR1971
Rodeo II 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

AGR1972
Rodeo III 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

AGR1973
Rodeo IV 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

AGR1974
Rodeo V 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

AGR2035
Precision AG Operations 3

Introduces various methods in precision navigation of agricultural equipment utilizing Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and other support networks. Focus is placed on working with control consoles, equipment, GIS data integration, field planning, zone management, and variable rate applications. Attention is also given to differential correction systems, error sources, environmental variables, and precision accuracy. (2-1.5)

AGR2036
Precision Farming Hardware 3

Focuses on the installation, operation, and troubleshooting of precision farming hardware components. Proper installation, operation, and troubleshooting of displays, GPS equipment, variable rate controllers, and other components used within precision agriculture applications are covered. (2-1.5)

AGR2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

AGR2160
World Interdependence /Population/Food: GT-SS3 3

Covers the study of world population and food production and distribution. Problems and opportunities concerning population and food are discussed in a global context. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

AGR2970
Rodeo VI 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

AGR2971
Rodeo VII 2

Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program as dictated by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

Agronomy

Course Number Course Title Credits
AGY1100
General Crop Production 4

Production and adaptation of cultivated crops, with emphasis on crops grown in the western region of the United States. Principles affecting growth, development, production, and use will be covered. (3-2)

AGY2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

AGY2085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

AGY2140
Introduction Soil Science: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on formation, physical properties, chemical properties, and management of soils emphasizing conditions that affect plant growth. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisites: Any CHE Course or instructor approval. (3-2)

Agriculture Mechanics

Course Number Course Title Credits
AME1005
Basic Ag Mechanic Skills 2

Includes safety, proper tool use, tool reconditioning, A.C. electricity, D.C. electricity, domestic water supply, and farm sanitation systems. (1-2)

AME1007
General Power Mechanics 2

Designed to teach the theory of operation and the maintenance of small engines and related power equipment used on the farm. (1-2)

AME1018
Farm Carpentry 3

Includes safety, hand and power tool use, farm building planning and site location, concrete, farm building design and construction, and materials of construction. (1-4)

AME1025
Agricultural Machinery 3

The safe operation, construction, purpose, maintenance, and adjustment of farm machinery are emphasized in this course. (2-2)

AME1051
Fundamentals of Welding 3

Designed to develop basic welding skills, principles, and practices in arc and oxy–acetylene welding. (1-4)

AME1052
Welding for Agriculture Educators 4

This course was designed to provide the CSU Agriculture Education student with the opportunity to develop welding skills that are commonly taught as part of a high school agriculture education curriculum. NOTE: This course may not be offered at NJC.

Anthropology

Course Number Course Title Credits
ANT1001
Cultural Anthropology: GT-SS3 3

Examines the study of human cultural patterns, including communication, economic systems, social and political organizations, religion, healing systems, and cultural change.  Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

ANT1002
Cultural Anthropology Lab: GT-SS3 1

Studies the art and science of ethnographic research methods. This course analyzes classic ethnographies, conducts field research projects, writes model ethnographies and ethnologies, and addresses ethical debates and controversies. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (0-2)

ANT1003
Introduction to Archaeology: GT-SS3 3

Introduces the science of recovering the human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. This course provides a survey of the archaeology of different areas of the Old and New Worlds. Also includes the works of selected archaeologists and discussions of major archaeological theories. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

ANT1004
Archaeology Lab: GT-SS3 1

Studies analytical methods in archaeological research including those employed in the field and in the laboratory. This course utilizes practical exercises to illustrate theoretical principles of archaeology, including methods of archaeological survey, excavation, artifact analysis, collection strategies, mapping strategies, and field interpretation. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (0-2)

ANT1005
Bio Anthropology with Laboratory: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the study of the human species and related organisms, and examines principles of genetics, evolution, anatomy, classification, and ecology, including a survey of human variation and adaptation, living primate biology and behavior, and primate and human fossil revolutionary history. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English (3-2)

ANT2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides opportunity for off-campus field experience or study of a special topic in anthropology. Field study may occur at archaeological sites, museums, host educational institutions, within ethnographic situations, or other anthropologically appropriate places. Study of a special topic may include that derived from physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, archaeology, or other anthropological discipline. 

ANT2115
Native Peoples of North America: GT-SS3 3

Studies the origins of native peoples in the New World, through the development of geographic culture areas, to European contact and subsequent contemporary Native American issues. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English (3-0)

ANT2125
Anthropology of Religion: GT-SS3 3

Explores the culturally universal phenomenon of religion including cross-cultural varieties of beliefs in the supernatural and the religious rituals people employ to interpret and control their worlds. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English (3-0)

ANT2315
Introduction to Forensic Anthropology with Lab: GT-SS3 4

Covers the basic principles of forensic anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of biological anthropology. The course includes the study of the human skeleton, practical application of biological anthropology and archaeology, and judicial procedure, as they relate to the identification of human remains within a medico-legal context. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math (3-2)

ANT2550
Medical Anthropology: GT-SS3 3

Explores the basic principles of medical anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of cultural anthropology, including the cross-cultural study of illness, health, healing, death, globalization, and the interaction of the medical systems between cultures. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English (3-0)

Art

Course Number Course Title Credits
ART1002
Visual Concepts 2-D Design 3

Examines the basic elements of design, visual perception, and artistic form and composition as they relate to two-dimensional media. (0-6)

ART1003
3-D Design 3

Introduces the fundamentals of three-dimensional design, form and space. This course applies the elements and principles of design to three-dimensional problems. (0-6)

ART1075
Special Topics: 1 to 6

Provides student with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of a special topic of interest. 

ART1085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

ART1110
Art Appreciation: GT-AH1 3

Introduces the cultural significance of the visual arts, including media, processes, techniques, traditions, and terminology. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

ART1111
Art History Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1 3

Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western Culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Ancient through Medieval Periods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

ART1112
Art History Renaissance to 1900: GT-AH1 3

Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western Culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Renaissance to 1900. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

ART1113
Art History 1900 to Present: GT-AH1 3

Introduces the concepts necessary to understand modern visual art, with an emphasis on world art of the 20th century. This course surveys world art of the 20th century, including Modernism to Post-Modernism. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

ART1118
Art Education Methods 3

Focuses on a multimedia approach to teaching art. Emphasizes strong creative presence, philosophy, and techniques in drawing, painting, printmaking, and other media. ART or EDU credit available, but credit will be granted for only one option. (3-0)

ART1201
Drawing I 3

Investigates the various approaches and media that students need to develop drawing skills and visual perception. (0-6)

ART1202
Drawing II 3

Explores expressive drawing techniques with an emphasis on formal composition, black and white, color media, and content or thematic development. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ART1201 with a "C" grade or better. (0-6)

ART1301
Painting I 3

Explores basic techniques, materials, and concepts used in opaque painting processes in oil or acrylic painting to depict form and space on a two-dimensional surface. (0-6)

ART1302
Painting II 3

This course further explores techniques, materials, and concepts used in opaque painting processes in oil or acrylic painting, with emphasis on composition and content development. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ART1301 with a "C" grade or better. (0-6)

ART1307
Watercolor I 3

Provides an introduction to the basic techniques and unique aspects of materials involved in the use of either transparent or opaque water media or both. Color theory is included. (0-6)

ART1401
Digital Photography I 3

Presents the fundamental of Fine Art digital photography, including camera equipment and software used for image capture, management, and manipulation. Topics include camera settings and exposure control, composition, working with light and time, and creative image manipulation. (2-2)

ART1402
Film Photography I 3

Introduces black and white photography as a fine art medium and develops skills necessary for basic camera and lab operations. (2-2)

ART1501
Printmaking I 3

Introduces the basic techniques and skills of printmaking as a fine art media. Instruction includes an understanding of visual concepts as they relate to prints. May include introduction to relief, intaglio, lithography, and screen printing techniques. (0-6)

ART1601
Sculpture I 3

Introduces the fundamentals of sculpture such as modeling, casting, carving, and the processes of assemblage. (0-6)

ART1703
Ceramics I 3

Introduces traditional and contemporary approaches to ceramic forms and processes, with an emphasis on hand building techniques, and a basic introduction to the potter’s wheel. This course includes basic surface design, glaze and kiln firing procedures. (0-6)

ART1704
Ceramics II Wheel Throwing 3

Course covers ceramic wheel throwing and explores intermediate-level traditional and contemporary approaches to ceramic form and processes. This course emphasizes wheel throwing techniques and forms. It covers additional development of surface design, glazing, glaze formulation and kiln firing procedures. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ART1703 with a "C" grade or better. (0-6)

ART1805
Stained Glass I 3

Develops a basic understanding and approach to stained glass. Students gain an understanding of and appreciation for the properties of glass and the nature of finished stained glass construction. (0-6)

ART1806
Stained Glass II 3

A continuation of Stained Glass I, students advance to a clearer, but still basic understanding and approach to stained glass. Students gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for the properties of glass and the nature of finished stained glass construction. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ART1805 with a "C" grade or better. (0-6)

ART2002
Advanced Visual Concepts 2-D Design 3

Provides continued study of the principles and elements of two-dimensional design with an emphasis on visual communication for further application in fine art, commercial art, and/or applied arts. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ART1002 with a "C" or better. (0-6)

ART2003
Advanced Visual Concepts 3-D Design 3

Provides continued study of the principles and elements of three dimensional design with an emphasis on visual communication for further application in fine art, commercial art, and/or applied arts. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ART1003 with a "C" or better. (0-6)

ART2201
Drawing III 3

Offers a continued study of expressive drawing techniques and development of individual style with an emphasis on composition and technique variation. Prerequisite: ART1202 (0-6)

ART2202
Drawing IV 3

Explores advanced drawing problems with an emphasis on conceptual development and portfolio and/or exhibition quality presentation. Prerequisite: ART2201 (0-6)

ART2301
Painting III 3

Provides continued exploration of techniques, materials, and concepts used in opaque painting processes in oil or acrylic painting, with emphasis on composition and content development. Prerequisite: ART1302 (0-6)

ART2302
Painting IV 3

Explores advanced techniques, materials, and concepts used in opaque painting processes with emphasis on the development of themes and a cohesive body of work. Prerequisite: ART2301 (0-6)

Animal Science

Course Number Course Title Credits
ASC1015
Introduction to Livestock Evaluation 1

Designed to explore principles and economic value of traits considered in meat animal selection. In addition, emphasis will be placed on terminology used in describing meat animal conformation. It will provide experience to the student in correctly evaluating meat animal classes and defending their evaluation with oral reasons using industry acceptable terminology. (0-2)

ASC1043
Elementary Western Equitation 2

Provides the student with an introduction to basic safe handling and riding of the Western horse. (0-4)

ASC1100
Animal Sciences 3

Covers the basic fundamentals of livestock production including the principles of nutrition, reproduction, breeding, genetics, health, and physiology of cattle, sheep, swine, horses, and other farm species. Trends and issues in animal science and animal agriculture are also discussed in this course. (3-0)

ASC1101
Animal Sciences Lab 1

Focuses on practical and laboratory applications of the fundamentals of livestock production and animal science. (0-2)

ASC1102
Introduction to Equine Science 4

This course covers the basics of the equine industry, breeds, selection, form to function, care and management, soundness, health, reproduction, feeding, facilities, physiology, production systems, and management systems. (3-2)

ASC1105
Introduction to Large Animal Anatomy 1

Introduction to basic gross anatomy of livestock and large animals used in agriculture. (0-2)

ASC2015
Livestock Judging 2

Emphasizes comparative selection, grading, and judging of market and breeding classes of livestock based on knowledge of phenotype, performance, information, and/or carcass merit. (0-4)

ASC2043
Intermediate Western Equitation 2

Provides the student basic to intermediate horsemanship and maneuvers, improved body position, and advanced control. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASC1043 with a "C" grade or better OR instructor approval. (0-4)

ASC2045
Equine Evaluation 3

Focuses on a system of development for evaluating a horse’s conformation and its relationship to performance. Covers various aspects of evaluating horses while enhancing the student’s deductive reasoning and public speaking skills. (3-0)

ASC2075
ST: Advanced Western Equitation .25-10

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

ASC2085
IS: Advanced Livestock Judging .25-10

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

ASC2125
Feeds and Feeding 4

A study of the basic nutrients, common feeds, and feed additives fed to livestock, anatomy of digestive systems, and basic feeding practices for beef, sheep, swine, horses, and dairy. The lab portion of this class will be devoted to calculating and balancing rations to fulfill nutrient requirements for farm animals for growth, finishing, reproduction and lactation, and work. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASC1100 with a "C" grade or better. (3-2)

ASC2130
Farm Animal Anatomy & Physiology 3

Introduces students to the basic concepts of farm animal anatomy and physiology with emphasis on concepts relating to nutrition, reproduction, Immunology, and growth of the basic farm species. Anatomy and Physiology is taught in the context of applying basic principles to production practices in the industry including reproductive management, livestock nutrition management, and animal health practices. Prerequisites: BIO1111 and ASC1100 with a "C" grade or better OR instructor approval. (3-0)

ASC2150
Live Animal/Carcass Evaluation 3

Explores meat carcass evaluation and the related yield and quality grading system. Emphasizes selection of breeding stock based on performance data. Covers comparative selection, grading, and judging of market and breeding classes of livestock based on knowledge of phenotype, performance, information, and/or carcass merit. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASC1100 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

ASC2188
Livestock Practicum 2

Provides experiential learning with beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, and sheep. (1-2)

Auto Service Technology

Course Number Course Title Credits
ASE1001
Auto Shop Orientation 2

Covers safety instruction in the shop and on the automobile. Emphasis on the proper use and care of test equipment, precision measuring and machining equipment, gaskets, adhesives, tubing, wiring, jacks, presses, and cleaning equipment and techniques. (1-2)

ASE1003
Auto Maintenance I 2

Covers the basics of how various systems on the automobile operate, maintenance requirements, and financial concerns related to operating and maintaining an automobile. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1010
Automotive Brake Service I 2

Introduces the basic theory of automotive braking systems including operation, diagnosis, basic repair of disc and drum friction assemblies, and basic hydraulic braking systems. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST program accreditation requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1011
Automotive Brake Service II 2

Covers diagnostics, test procedures, and repair to automotive foundation braking system. This course also introduces the components, types of Antilock Braking Systems (ABS), and traction control systems of current vehicles. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST program accreditation requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1020
Basic Automotive Electricity 2

Introduces vehicle electricity, basic electrical theory, circuit designs, and wiring methods. This course focuses on multimeter usage and wiring diagrams. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1022
Automotive Electrical Safety Systems 1

Covers the operation of electrical systems including vehicles safety concerns of vehicle lighting systems, Supplemental Inflatable Restraints (SIR), windshield wipers, driver warning systems, and vehicle accessories. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST program requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (0.5-1)

ASE1023
Starting & Charging Systems 2

Covers the operation and theory of a vehicle battery, testing, service, and repair of starting and charging systems including voltage testing, draw testing. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST program requirements. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C' grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1030
General Engine Diagnosis 2

Covers how to perform basic engine diagnosis to determine condition of engine including engine support systems. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1034
Automotive Fuel & Emissions Systems I 2

Focuses on the diagnosis and repair of automotive fuel emission control systems, filter systems, and spark plugs. This course also includes maintenance to Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) systems. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1040
Suspension & Steering I 2

Focuses on diagnosis and service of suspension and steering systems and components. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1041
Suspension & Steering II 2

Covers design, diagnosis, inspection, service of suspension, and steering systems used on light trucks and automobiles including power steering and Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) service. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1050
Manual Drive Trans & Axle Maintenance 2

Covers the operating principles and repair procedures relating to axle-shafts, propeller shafts, and universal joints. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001  with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1051
Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches I 2

Focuses on the diagnosis and repair of automotive manual transmissions, transaxles, clutches, and related components. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1060
Automotive Engine Repair 2

Focuses on the service of cylinder head, valve-train components, and cooling system components including engine removal, re-installation, and re-mounting systems. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1062
Automotive Engine Service Repair 2

Covers engine sealing requirements and repair procedures including engine fasteners, bolt torque, repair of fasteners, cooling system, and basic engine maintenance. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1065
Automotive Machining 2

Focuses on the machining processes used to repair or build the automotive engine, using up-to-date machines and equipment to recondition connecting rods, engine blocks, cylinder heads, valves, flywheels, crankshafts, pistons, and also including brake drum and rotor service. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE1075
Special Topics 2

Exploration of current topics, issues, and activities related to one or more aspects of the named discipline. (1-2)

ASE1091
Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuild 4

Focuses on the disassembly, diagnosis, and reassembly of the automotive engine including the diagnostic and repair procedures for the engine block and cylinder head assemblies. This course meets MAST requirements. (1-5)

ASE1092
Manual Transmission, Transaxles and Clutches II 3

Focuses on the diagnosis and repair of automotive differentials, four wheel drive units, and all-wheel drive units. This course meets MAST requirements. (1-3.5)

ASE2010
Automotive Power & ABS Brake Systems 2

Covers the operation and theory of the modern automotive braking systems including the operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of the anti-lock braking systems and power assist units. This course also covers the machining operations of today's automobile brake systems. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: ASE1001 (1-2)

ASE2020
Specialized Electronics Training 2

Provides a systematic approach to automotive electrical and electronic systems. This course applies electrical principles to semiconductors and microprocessors commonly found in automobiles and covers diagnostic procedures that have applications to present and future automotive electronics and electrical systems. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE2035
Drivability & Diagnosis 2

Focuses on diagnostic techniques and the use of diagnostic scan tools, oscilloscopes, lab scopes, multi-meters, and gas analyzers. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

ASE2050
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Service 1

Focuses on practical methods of maintaining, servicing, and performing minor adjustments on an automatic transmission and transaxle. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (0.5-1)

ASE2051
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Repair 3

Covers diagnosis, principles of hydraulics, principles of electronic components, power flow, theory of operation including removal, installation, and replacement of transmission/transaxle and components. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

ASE2052
Advanced Automatic Transmission/Transaxle O/H 2

Covers the diagnosis, repair, and rebuild of automatic transmissions and transaxles including the hydraulic, electronic, and mechanical components. This course meets MAST requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ASE1001 with a "C' grade or better. (1-2)

ASE2064
Introduction to Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 1

Covers basic operation of heating and air conditioning components. This course meets MLR/AST/MAST requirements. (0.5-1)

ASE2095
Heating and Air Conditioning Systems 3

Covers the diagnosis and service of vehicle heating and air conditioning systems and their components. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. (1-3.5)

ASE2191
Automotive and Diesel Body Electrical 3

Provides a comprehensive study of the theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of vehicle accessories. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. (1-3.5)

ASE2192
Automotive Computers and Ignition Systems 3

Focuses on the inspection and testing of typical computerized engine control and ignition systems. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. (1-3.5)

ASE2193
Auto Fuel Injection and Emissions Systems II 3

Focuses on the diagnosis and repair of electronic fuel injection systems and modern exhaust systems. This course meets AST/MAST requirements. (1-3.5)

ASE2194
Suspension & Steering III 3

Covers operation of steering and power steering systems including different alignment types and procedures. (1-3.5)

Astronomy

Course Number Course Title Credits
AST1110
Astronomy with Lab: Planetary Systems: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the history of astronomy, naked eye observations, tools of the astronomer, contents of the solar system, and life in the universe. Incorporates laboratory experience. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2) 

AST1120
Astronomy with Lab: Stars and Galaxies: GT-SC1 4

Emphasizes the structure and life cycle of the stars, the sun, galaxies, and the universe as a whole, including cosmology and relativity. Incorporates laboratory experience. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

Barber

Course Number Course Title Credits
BAR1007
Introduction to Shaving, Honing & Stropping 1

Introduces the general principles of shaving to include hair texture, grain of the beard and analysis of the skin. Theory is combined with the practical application of proper shaving procedures and cutting strokes used on the face. (1-0)

BAR1008
Intermediate Shaving, Honing & Stropping 1

Focuses on theory and practical training related to mustache and beard designing and trimming. Practical applications are incorporated in specialized classes or in a supervised salon. (1-0)

BAR1030
Introduction to Hair Styling 3

Combines theory with the practical application of air forming curling iron, finger waving, soft pressing and hard pressing. (1-3)

BAR2007
Advanced Shaving, Honing & Stropping 1

Focuses on advanced training in shaving, honing and stropping. Practical and theory application is completed in specialized classes or supervised clinical training. Student will be prepared for State Board license exam. (1-0)

BAR2020
Advanced Hair Cutting 3

Provides theory and advanced techniques in all phases of hair cutting to ready the student for employment. Covers student preparation for State Board licensing examination on theory and practical procedures. Training is a combination of supervised work and specialized classes. (1-3)

BAR2031
Advanced Hair Styling 3

Focuses on theory and advanced techniques in all phases of hair styling to prepare the student for employment. Training is a combination of supervised salon (clinical) work and specialized classes. Includes student preparation for the State Board Licensing Examination relating to hairstyling. (1-3) 

BAR2066
Advanced Facial Massage & Skin Care 1

Emphasizes anatomy, skin disorders, skin types and facial shapes. Students guide patrons on selection of proper skin care treatments. Covers student preparation for State Board licensing examination on theory and practical procedures. (1-0)

Biology

Course Number Course Title Credits
BIO1003
Principles of Animal Biology: GT-SC2 3

Introduces the student to the study of animals and their interactions with the environment. This course includes principles of evolution, taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology, behavior and ecology. It includes the study of animal diversity, emphasizing the characteristics and classifications of major phyla. The loss of biodiversity and conservation will also be covered. Recommendation: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category. (3-0)

BIO1004
Biology: A Human Approach: GT-SC1 4

Develops a basic knowledge of the structure and function of the human body by studying the body`s structure as a series of interrelated systems. Includes cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, reproductive and urinary systems, and genetics. Emphasizes disease prevention and wellness. This course includes laboratory experience. Recommendation: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

BIO1005
Science of Biology: GT-SC1 4

Examines the basis of biology in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge and conceptual framework of the discipline. Explores biology as a science, a process of gaining new knowledge, and the impact of biological science on society. This course includes laboratory experience. Designed for non-science majors. Recommendation: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

BIO1006
Basic Anatomy And Physiology 4

Focuses on basic knowledge of body structures and function, and provides a foundation for understanding deviations from normal and disease conditions. This course is designed for individuals interested in health care and is directly applicable to the Practical Nursing Program, Paramedic Program and the Medical Office Technology program. Recommendation: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math.

BIO1010
Biology Foundations: Prep for Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology 2

Introduces foundational concepts for Human Anatomy and Physiology as well as Microbiology including macromolecules and cell structures, functions, and processes. This is a non-laboratory course. (2-0)

BIO1016
Introduction to Human Disease: GT-SC2 3

Focused analysis of the causes and mechanics of human illness and death will be presented for each of the major human body systems. Selected diseases will be studied in greater detail including etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, sociology, and therapy. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category. (3-0)

BIO1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

BIO1111
General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular, and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, the metabolic processes of respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. This course includes laboratory experience. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (4-2)

BIO1112
General College Biology II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Examines the fundamental principles of ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. This course includes laboratory experience. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (4-2)

BIO2101
Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy, and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular, and nervous systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two semester sequence. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BIO1111 OR BIO1010 with a "C" grade or better. (3-2)

BIO2102
Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the integrated study of the human body and the histology, anatomy, and physiology of the following systems and topics: endocrine, cardiovascular, hematology, lymphatic and immune, urinary, fluid and electrolyte control, digestive, nutrition, respiratory, reproductive, and development. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience involving microscopy, observations, and dissection. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BIO 2101 with a "C" grade or better. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

BIO2104
Microbiology with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Covers the diversity of microorganisms, their structure, physiology, and the identification process. There is an emphasis on microorganisms that cause infectious disease and the process of infection, host immune responses, and methods to control microorganisms. Laboratory experiences include culturing, identifying, and controlling microorganisms. This course is designed for students pursuing a health science field. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BIO1111 OR BIO1010 with a "C" grade or better. (3-3)

BIO2108
General College Microbiology with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Surveys microorganisms with an emphasis on their structure, development, physiology, classification, and identification. Microbial diversity, functional anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, ecology, and disease are included. Mandatory hands-on laboratory experience includes sterile technique, microscopy, culture procedures, and biochemical and genetic analysis. This course is designed for biology and health science majors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BIO1111 or BIO1010 with a "C" grade or better. (4-3)

BIO2116
Human Pathophysiology 4

Focuses on the alterations in physiological, cellular, biochemical processes, the associated homeostatic responses, and the manifestations of disease. Prior knowledge of cellular biology, anatomy, and physiology is essential for the study of pathophysiology. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BIO2101 with a "C" grade or better and Prerequisite or Co-requisite: BIO2102 (4-0)

BIO2121
Botany with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers plants, emphasizing photosynthetic pathways, form and function, reproduction, physiology, diversity, and evolution. This course requires mandatory hands-on laboratory and research experience and is designed for biology majors. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BIO1112 OR NRE1100 OR HLT1101 with a "C" grade or better. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category.

Business

Course Number Course Title Credits
BUS1002
Entrepreneurial Operations 3

Explores the essential requirements for starting and operating a business. This course covers basic concepts of business law, marketing, finance and operations. It guides the development of an effective business plan and prepares students to launch and sustain their own businesses. (3-0)

BUS1015
Introduction to Business 3

Introduces the application of fundamental business principles to local, national, and international forums. This course examines the relationship of economic systems, governance, regulations, and law upon business operations. It surveys the concepts of career development, business ownership, finance and accounting, economics, marketing, management, operations, human resources, regulations, and business ethics. (3-0)

BUS1016
Personal Finance 3

Surveys the basic personal finance needs of most individuals and introduces the personal finance tools useful in planning and instituting a successful personal financial philosophy. The course emphasizes the basics of budgeting, buying, saving, borrowing, career planning, investing, retirement planning, estate planning, insurance, and income taxes. (3-0)

BUS1020
Introduction to E-Commerce 3

Provides an introduction to electronic commerce and the business trends in the dynamic e-commerce environment. This course covers the definition of e-commerce, technology and software requirements, security issues, electronic payment and marketing strategies. This course focuses on what to expect in business-to consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce markets when creating an e-business. (3-0)

BUS1075
Special Topics in Business 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue special topics of interest in business. The content of this course is designed on an as needed basis to provide current, up-to-date information. (.25 to 7-0)

BUS2016
Legal Environment of Business 3

Emphasizes public law, regulation of business, ethical considerations, and various relationships existing within society, government, and business. Specific attention is given to economic regulation, social regulation, labor-management issues, environmental issues, and contract fundamentals. This course analyzes the role of law in social, political, and economic change business environments. (3-0)

BUS2017
Business Communication/Report Writing 3

Emphasizes effective business writing and cover letters, memoranda, reports, application letters, and resumes. Includes the fundamentals of business communication and an introduction to international communication. Suggested Prerequisite: Sentence Skills Accuplacer score of 95. (3-0)

BUS2026
Business Statistics 3

Focuses on statistical study, sampling, organizing and visualizing data, descriptive statistics, probability, binomial distributions, normal distributions, confidence intervals, linear regression, and correlation. Intended for business majors. (3-0)

Computer Assisted Drafting

Course Number Course Title Credits
CAD1101
Computer Aided Drafting/2D I 3

Focuses on basic computer aided drafting skills using the AutoCAD software. Includes file management, Cartesian coordinate system & dynamic input, drawing templates, drawing aids, linetype and lineweights, layer usage, drawing & editing geometric objects, polylines & splines, array, text applications, creating tables, basic dimensioning and Help access. (3-0) 

Chemistry

Course Number Course Title Credits
CHE1011
Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Includes the study of measurements, atomic theory, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, solutions, acid and base, gas laws, and condensed states. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts qualitatively and quantitatively. Designed for non-science majors, students in occupational and health programs, or students with no chemistry background. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. (4-2)

CHE1012
Introduction to Chemistry II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Focuses on introductory organic and biochemistry (sequel to Introduction to Chemistry I). This course includes the study of hybridization of atomic orbitals for carbon, nomenclature of both organic and biochemical compounds, physical and chemical properties of various functional groups of organic chemistry, and physical and chemical properties of biochemical compounds along with their biochemical pathways. Laboratory experiments are included. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: College readiness in English and CHE1011. (4-2)

CHE1111
General College Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Focuses on basic chemistry and measurement, matter, chemical formulas, reactions, equations, stoichiometry, and thermochemistry. This course covers the development of atomic theory culminating in the use of quantum numbers to determine electron configurations of atoms, and the relationship of electron configuration to chemical bond theory. The course includes gases, liquids, and solids and problem-solving skills are emphasized through laboratory experiments. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and MAT1340 or higher and (CHE1011 or High School Chemistry). (4-3)

CHE1112
General College Chemistry II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Presents concepts in the areas of solution properties, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and ionic equilibrium, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. This course emphasizes problem solving skills and descriptive contents for these topics. Laboratory experiments demonstrate qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHE1111 and MAT1340 with a "C" grade or better. (4-3)

CHE2085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Provides the opportunity for the highly motivated student to engage in intensive study and research on a specified topic under the direction of a faculty member. Allows a student to complete a course in a semester when the course has not been offered or has been canceled. The option to make independent study available is at the discretion of qualified faculty and the department chair. The student is limited to the number of independent study courses taken per semester. Prerequisite: Instructor Approval.

CHE2105
Introduction to Organic Chemistry with Lab 5

Focuses on compounds associated with the element carbon, their reactions, and synthesis. Includes structure, physical properties, reactivities, synthesis and reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons and selected functional group families including alcohols, ethers, aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, amines, amides, esters, and carboxylic acids. Covers nomenclature, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms. Includes reactions and reaction mechanisms of aromatic compounds. Designed for students needing one semester of organic chemistry. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHE1011 or CHE1111 with a "C" grade or better. (4-3)

CHE2111
Organic Chemistry I with Lab 5

Focuses on compounds associated with the element carbon including structure and reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons and selected functional group families. The course covers nomenclature of organic compounds, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanism such as SN1, SN2, E1 and E2. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts plus the laboratory techniques associated with organic chemistry. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHE1112 with a "C" grade or better. (4-3)

CHE2112
Organic Chemistry II with Lab 5

Explores the chemistry of carbon-based compounds, their reactions, and synthesis, including the structure, physical properties, reactivities, and synthesis of organic functional groups not covered in the Organic Chemistry I. The course explores functional groups including alcohols, ethers, aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, amines, amides, esters, and carboxylic acids and the reactions and reaction mechanisms of aromatic compounds. An introduction to biochemical topics may be included if time permits. Laboratory experiences demonstrate the above concepts and the laboratory techniques associated with organic chemistry. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHE2111 with a "C" grade or better. (4-3)

Computer Information Systems

Course Number Course Title Credits
CIS1018
Introduction to PC Applications 3

This course introduces basic computer terminology, file management, and PC system components. Provides an overview of office application software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. Includes the use of a web browser to access the Internet. (3-0)

Community Education

Course Number Course Title Credits
CMED1000
Annie's Project

This six-week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. There's plenty of time for questions, sharing, reacting and connecting with your presenters and fellow participants. It's a relaxed, fun and dynamic way to learn, grow and meet other farm/ranch women.

Computer Networking

Course Number Course Title Credits
CNG1009
Computer Networking Lab 3

Demonstrates problem-solving skills in data communications, telecommunications and networking. Covers workstation operation, wiring and cabling, network construction using a variety of network/internetwork devices, and configuring and managing Novell and Windows 2000 operating systems. (3-0)

CNG1020
A+ Certification Preparation 4

Prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification examination. PC hardware and operating system installation, configuration and troubleshooting are practiced and reviewed using A+ techniques.

Communication

Course Number Course Title Credits
COM1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest. (0-0)

COM1150
Public Speaking 3

Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasizes on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, audience analysis, and delivery. (3-0)

COM1250
Interpersonal Communication: GT-SS3 3

Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

COM2220
Group Communication: GT-SS3 3

Examines group communication theories with an emphasis on leadership and group behaviors. The course provides opportunities for group participation. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

COM2250
Organizational Communication 3

Focuses on the role of communication theory and skills as they apply to business and organizational settings. Topics include organizational and leadership models, effective communication skills with peers, superiors, and subordinates, environmental factors impacting communication, and interviewing skills. (3-0)

COM2300
Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3 3

Provides a global view of communication across cultures and brings an awareness of how perception, language, race, verbal and nonverbal communication impact our behaviors, messages, and interactions. Emphasis is on developing effective and ethical cross-cultural communication skills while also building an appreciation for different cultures. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

COM2400
Argumentation and Debate 3

Introduces the student to the theory of argumentation including reasoning, evidence, refutation, critical thinking, and extemporaneous speaking. The course includes practice in preparation and oral analysis of selected arguments and styles of debating. (3-0)

Cosmetology

Course Number Course Title Credits
COS1003
Introduction to Hair and Scalp 1

Introduces various types of scalp treatments, shampoos, and conditioners. This course covers hair and scalp disorders, product knowledge, and proper massage techniques. This course provides training in a lab or classroom setting. (1-0)

COS1010
Introduction: Hair Coloring 2

Provides theory pertaining to the law of color, theory of color, chemistry of color, product knowledge, and analysis of hair and scalp. This course covers basic techniques and procedures for the application of hair coloring. (1-1.5)

COS1011
Intermediate I Hair Coloring 2

Expands on hair coloring theory and practical application of color products, formulations of color, level and shades of color. Students will learn application techniques in a specialized class or in a supervised salon setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1010 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS1020
Introduction: Hair Cutting 2

Introduces haircutting theory relevant to patron protection, angles, elevations, and the analysis of hair textures as related to hair cutting procedures. This course covers proper use and care of hair cutting implements, basic hair cutting techniques using various cutting implements, and disinfection and sanitation procedures as they relate to haircutting. (1-1.5)

COS1021
Intermediate: Hair Cutting 2

Expands on basic haircutting theory incorporating facial shapes, head and body forms to determine the appropriate techniques required to complete a client haircut. Students will apply haircutting techniques in specialized classes or in the supervised salon. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1020 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS1030
Introduction: Hair Styling 2

Combines theory with the practical application of hairstyling. This course covers roller placement, hair molding and shaping, pin curls, finger waves, comb-out techniques, air forming, thermal straightening, or curling for short to long hair. (1-1.5)

COS1031
Intermediate: Hair Styling 2

This course covers the accepted methods of styling hair, air forming, roller sets, finger waves, pin curls, braiding, and hair pressing. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1030 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS1040
Introduction: Chemical Texture 1

Introduces a combination of theory and practice focusing on the analysis of hair and scalp, proper equipment, and product knowledge. Includes basic techniques in permanent waving and chemical relaxing. Provides training in a classroom or lab setting on mannequins or live models. (1-0)

COS1041
Intermediate: Chemical Texture 1

Emphasizes theory and practical application of chemical texture, including permanent waves and chemical relaxers, in a supervised salon setting. Students will practice different wrapping techniques required by trend styles in a classroom or salon setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1040 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS1050
Laws, Rules, and Regulations 1

This course covers laws, rules, and regulations governing the beauty industry in Colorado and accountability for the student, licensed individual, salons, and school owners. (1-0)

COS1060
Introduction: Disinfection/Sanitation/Safety 2

This course covers various methods of sanitation, disinfection; and principles of workplace safety, infection control and prevention. Topics presented in this course include: classroom study of bacteriology, chemistry of cleaning versus disinfecting products that are used in the cosmetology industry, and terminology dealing with infection control. (1-1.5)

COS1061
Intermediate: Disinfection/Sanitation/Safety 1

This course focuses on the theory and daily practice of proper methods of disinfection, sanitation, and safety procedures as related to all phases of cosmetology. Topics presented in this course include: terminology and training of disinfection, sanitation and safety procedures, and customer service in a supervised salon setting or specialized class. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1060 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS2003
Intermediate I: Hair and Scalp 1

This course covers theory and practical training in shampoos, rinses, and conditioners and examines advanced techniques to prepare the student for employment. Instruction includes preparation for the Colorado State Board Licensing Examination for shampoos, rinses, and conditioners. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1003 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS2010
Intermediate II: Hair Coloring 2

This course covers theory and practical application of color products, formulations of color, level and shades of color. Students will practice hair coloring techniques in a specialized class or in a supervised salon setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1011 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS2011
Advanced Hair Coloring 2

This course covers advanced theory and practical techniques in hair coloring. Course covers the recognition of color problems and color correction procedures in preparation for the Colorado State Board Licensing Examination. Topics in this course include: advanced techniques, color formulation, and product knowledge. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS2010 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS2020
Intermediate II: Haircutting 2

This course covers haircutting theory related to facial shapes, head and body forms to determine the techniques necessary for client’s specified haircut and practical applications of haircutting techniques for various client requests. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1021 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS2021
Advanced Cutting 2

This course covers advanced haircutting techniques utilizing multiple cutting tools and emphasizes current fashion trends and preparation for the Colorado State Licensure examination. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS0220 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS2030
Intermediate II: Hair Styling 2

This course covers accepted methods of styling hair, including: air forming, roller sets, iron sets, finger waves, braiding and hair pressing. Students will practice hairstyling techniques for client purposes in specialized classes or in a supervised salon setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1031 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

COS2031
Advanced Hair Styling 1

This course covers hairstyling theory and advanced techniques in all phases of hair styling to prepare the student for employment. Training is a combination of supervised salon work and specialized classes. Students will prepare for the Colorado State Board Licensing Examination. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS2030 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS2040
Intermediate II: Chemical Texture 1

This course covers theory of chemical texture and practical application of permanent waves and chemical relaxers in specialized classes or a supervised salon setting. Students will practice different wrapping techniques required by trend styles or per client request. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1041 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS2041
Advanced Chemical Texture 1

This course covers advanced techniques for chemical texture and current industry standards of practice to prepare the student for employment and the State Board Licensing Examination. Instruction is provided in specialized classes or supervised salon setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS2040 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS2050
Business Management/Personal Skills/Ethics 1

This course covers salon management business practices and the knowledge and skills necessary to build a successful business. Topics covered in this course include: basic business management, interpersonal skills, basic techniques in salesmanship and customer services, job readiness skills, and professional ethics. (1-0)

COS2060
Intermediate II: Infection Control and Prevention 2

This course covers infection control theory and practice of proper methods of sterilization, disinfection, sanitation, and safety procedures as related to all phases of the industry. Topics for this course include: terminology and training of disinfection, sanitation, and safety procedures. The individual’s responsibility to provide a safe work environment is practiced. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1061 with a "C" grade or better. (1-1)

COS2061
Advanced Disinfection/Sanitation/Safety 1

This course covers advanced training on decontamination and safety practices in a supervised salon and/or classroom setting and primarily focuses on student preparation for the Colorado State Board Licensing Examination in decontamination and safety for all aspects of the industry. Topics for this course include: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for schools and salons. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS2060 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

COS2075
Special Topics 0.5-6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

COS2079
Seminar/Workshop 0.5-6

This course provides students with an experiential learning opportunity. 

COS2080
Internship 0.5-6

This course provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational programs. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

COS2085
Independent Study 0.5-6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor. 

COS2088
Practicum 0.5-6

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

COS2089
Capstone 0.5-6

Provides advanced training in all course areas and prepares student for the State Board Licensing Examination. Hours will be arranged. Prerequisite: Student must have acquired 1,000 hours or more.

COS2090
Professional Dev/Continuing Ed 0.5-6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Criminal Justice

Course Number Course Title Credits
CRJ1010
Introduction to Criminal Justice: GT-SS3 3

Introduces the basic components of the criminal justice system in the United States. Concepts of crime, crime data, victimization, perspectives, and views of crime, theory, and law are discussed. Particular attention to the criminal justice process, interaction and conflict between criminal justice agencies, and current criminal justice issues are examined. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category.  (3-0)

CRJ1025
Policing Systems 3

Examines policing in the United States, including historical foundations, emerging issues, and the relationship between law enforcement and the community. The various types of law enforcement agencies, their administrative practices, and the behavior of those involved in the delivery of police services are examined from the perspective of democratic values, racial and ethnic diversity, and societal perceptions of police effectiveness. Career requirements, including current and future trends, are also presented. (3-0)

CRJ1027
Crime Scene Investigation 3

Focuses on basic procedures in crime scene management to include photography and preparing initial reports and sketches. Includes processing evidence and related criminalistic procedures. Covers interviewing suspects, witnesses, and victims to include the recording of identifications and descriptions. Incorporates lab and lecture. (3-0)

CRJ1035
Judicial Function 3

Provides an overview of the structure and function of the dual American judicial system and the behavior of actors (judges/justices, lawyers, law clerks, interest groups, etc.) within the system. Emphasis is placed on the organization and administration of state and federal courts, criminal court procedures, juries, selection of judges, decision-making behavior of juries, judges and justices, and the implementation and impact of judicial policies. (3-0)

CRJ1045
Correctional Process 3

Examines the history of corrections in America from law enforcement through the administration of justice, probation, prisons, correctional institutions, and parole. This course examines the theories, rationales for punishment, and the political system in which corrections, as a component part of the criminal justice system, needs to operate. The course emphasizes legal, sociological, psychological, and other interdisciplinary approached that effect the operation of a correctional system. (3-0)

CRJ1046
Community Based Corrections 3

Introduces an analysis of community based correctional programs and procedures. Emphasizes the environment and the relationship to public safety, reintegration, and punishment. (3-0)

CRJ1085
Independent Study 1 to 6

This course meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

CRJ2005
Principles of Criminal Law 3

Focuses on common law and statutory law crimes, the Model Penal Code, elements defining crimes and penalties, defenses to criminal accusations, and definitions and distinctions between criminal and civil law. (3-0)

CRJ2009
Criminal Investigation I 3

Covers the function of the preliminary investigation at a crime scene to include securing the scene, crime scene searchers, police drawings, and recognition and collection of evidence. (3-0)

CRJ2010
Constitutional Law 3

Focuses on the powers of government as they are allocated and defined by the United States Constitution. The course includes intensive analysis of United States Supreme Court decisions.

CRJ2020
Human Relations and Social Conflict 3

Exploration of the environmental, organizational and socio-psychological dimensions of social control. Includes the study of individual attitudes, beliefs and behavior involved in role conflicts, community relations and conflict management in the social structure. (3-0)

CRJ2030
Criminology 3

Provides an introduction to the study of crime, understanding the causes of crime, and examines, theoretical frameworks and theories to explain criminal behavior. Examination of the nature of crime, crime victimization, crime patterns, types of crime, crime statistics, and criminal behavior is also included. (3-0)

CRJ2031
Introduction to Forensic Science: Criminalist 3

Exploration of the fundamentals of forensic science that are essential for gathering evidence at the crime scene and analyzing it in the crime laboratory. (3-0)

CRJ2035
Delinquent Behavior 3

Focuses on the adolescent who violates social and legal norms and the consequences for the individual and society. Emphasizes the social and psychological factors influencing individual delinquent patterns. (3-0)

CRJ2036
CRJ Research Methods 3

Focuses on the formulation of research questions covering crime and justice, research designs, data collection, and the interpretation and reporting of these data in criminological and justice-system settings. Course content also includes experimental and non-experimental research designs, probability and non-probability sampling techniques, and construction of scales and indexes for research purposes. (3-0)

CRJ2057
Victimology 3

Demonstrates to the student the role the crime victim plays in the criminal justice system. The traditional response that a crime victim receives from the system will be studied and the psychological, emotional and financial impact these responses have on victimization will be analyzed. (3-0)

CRJ2068
Criminal Profiling 3

Examines the theories of crime causation in relationship to criminal profiling. Studies include the investigation of serial killers, their motivations, behaviors, and identification of psychological and sociological explanations related to criminal acts. (3-0)

CRJ2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with the ability to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

CRJ2080
Criminal Justice Internship 3

Provides placement in the criminal justice field to integrate theory with practice.

CRJ2085
Independent Study 1 to 6

This course meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

Computer Science

Course Number Course Title Credits
CSC1019
Introduction to Programming 3

Focuses on a general introduction to computer programming. This course emphasizes the design and implementation of structured and logically correct programs with good documentation. It is centered on basic programming concepts, including control structures, modularization, and data processing. A structured programming language is used to implement program designs. It emphasizes the writing of multiple programs following the software development process, from start to finish, including design, implementation, and testing. 

Computer Web

Course Number Course Title Credits
CWB1010
Complete Web Author: (Language) 3

Explores the complete set of web authoring skills using HTML and/or other languages. The course covers links, backgrounds, controlling text and graphic placement, tables, image maps and forms. (3-0)

CWB1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

CWB2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Dance

Course Number Course Title Credits
DAN1015
Country Swing I 1

Includes many styles and various combinations of steps for Western dance music. Will also teach the students how to convert combinations of others dances of traditional and fad as they become popular. (0-2)

Diesel Power Mechanics

Course Number Course Title Credits
DPM1001
Diesel Shop Orientation 2

Focuses on maintaining a safe and clean working heavy duty diesel shop. Emphasis is placed on the proper use and care for hand, electric, air, and hydraulic tools safely. Covers how to clean equipment properly, to handle and dispose of hazardous materials correctly, and to apply mandated regulations. Emphasis is also placed on proper lifting equipment. (1-2)

DPM1003
Diesel Engines I 4

Covers the theory and operation of diesel engines with emphasis on cylinder heads, valve train diagnosis, and repair. This course introduces the cooling system’s importance in diagnosis and repair. This course meets Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-5)

DPM1004
Diesel Engine Cooling Systems 2

Focuses on heavy duty diesel engine and turbo charger cooling systems including coolant identification, circulation, testing, and repair. This course meets Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. (1-2)

DPM1005
Heavy Duty Powertrains I 3

Focuses on drive axles and universal joints of heavy duty trucks and equipment including operation, testing, removal, inspections, and repair of heavy duty drivelines, axles, and differentials. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM1020
Basic Heavy Duty Electricity 2

Covers basic electrical theory, circuit designs, wiring methods, multimeter usage, and wiring diagrams including the demonstration of test procedures on electrical circuits. This course meets the Inspection, Maintenance & Minor Repair; Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (IMMR/TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

DPM1022
Hydraulic Systems II 3

Covers the repair, replacement, measurement, and adjustments of components including pumps, control valves, and cylinders. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM1026
Heavy Duty Starting & Charging 3

Covers the operation, testing, maintenance, repair, and servicing of heavy duty vehicle battery, starting, and charging systems including voltage drop testing and load testing. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM1036
Heavy Duty Cab Inspection & Maintenance 2

Focuses on performing inspections and maintenance of heavy duty cab safety systems and accessories. This course meets the Inspection, Maintenance, and Minor Repair (IMMR) program accreditation standards. (1-2)

DPM1040
Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension I 3

Emphasizes lecture and related lab in the diagnosis and service of heavy duty mechanical and air suspension systems, wheels, tires, and pressure management systems. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM1191
Diesel Fuel Systems 2

Covers the theory of operation and repair of fuel injection systems including disassembly, assembly, and service procedures on fuel system components. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

DPM1192
Hydraulic Systems I 1

Covers the basic fundamentals of hydraulics including the inspection, minimum service, and safety considerations. This course meets the Inspection, Maintenance & Minor Repair; Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (IMMR/TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (0.5-1)

DPM2003
Diesel Engines II 4

Covers the theory of operation and repair of diesel engines with emphasis on the cylinder block in big bore engines. This course includes the disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of diesel engines. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-5)

DPM2005
Heavy Duty Powertrains II 3

Covers clutch and transmission problems. The course focuses on clutch and transmission operation, testing removal, rebuilding, inspection, repairing, and replacement. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM2006
Heavy Duty Brakes I 3

Focuses on the various braking systems incorporated in heavy duty trucks and heavy equipment including the diagnosis and service of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical brake components. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM2007
Heavy Duty Brakes II 3

Focuses on general service and maintenance procedures for the heavy-duty truck air brake system and related pneumatic components including operational checks, performance testing, and verifying system compliance with regulations to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS No. 121). This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM2008
H/D Trans Diagnosis 1

Provides laboratory hands on experiences in the diagnosis of electrically controlled heavy duty transmissions. (0-1.5) 

DPM2009
Heavy Duty Dynamic Braking Systems, ABS, ATC, and ESC 2

Includes diagnosis and repair of heavy duty antilock brake (ABS), automatic traction control (ATC), and electronic stability control (ESC) systems. This course meets Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. (1-2)

DPM2010
Diesel Air Induction & Exhaust 2

Covers the theory of operation and repair of turbochargers, superchargers, intercoolers, various induction and exhaust systems. This course examines factors regulating engine performance failure, and procedures for reclaiming engine performance. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

DPM2022
Heavy Duty Lighting & Instrumentation 3

Covers the diagnosis and repair of lighting systems found on medium and heavy duty trucks and equipment including inspection and testing of electrical circuits and interfacing through a database with onboard computers. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM2040
Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension II 3

Covers the diagnosis and service of heavy duty standard and air assisted steering along with chassis and frame alignment. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM2064
Heavy Duty Heating & Ventilation 2

Covers the diagnosis, service, and repair of heavy duty equipment heating and ventilation systems. This course meets the Inspection, Maintenance & Minor Repair; Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (IMMR/TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-2)

DPM2065
Heavy Duty Air Conditioning Systems Service 3

Covers the diagnosis, service, and repair of heavy duty vehicle air conditioning systems and their components. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Service Technology/Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (TST/MTST) program accreditation standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of DPM1001 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

DPM2191
Heavy Duty Body Electrical Systems 2

Provides a comprehensive study of the theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of the heavy duty vehicle body, safety electrical systems, and accessories. This course meets the Medium/Heavy Truck Master Service Technology (MTST) program accreditation standards. (1-2)

Early Childhood Education

Course Number Course Title Credits
ECE1008
Assessment Process in ECE 1

Focuses on exposing students to a wide variety of screening tools and evaluations appropriate for children birth to 8 years of age. Enables students to gain beginning knowledge in the selection of developmental screening tools and evaluations important to the IFSP/IEP. (1-0)

ECE1011
Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3

Provides an introduction to the profession of Early Childhood Education (ECE). Course content includes eight key areas of professional knowledge related to working with young children and their families in early care and education settings: child growth and development; health, nutrition and safety; developmentally appropriate practices; guidance; family and community relationships; diversity and inclusion; professionalism; and administration and supervision. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years. (3-0)

ECE1031
Guidance Strategies Young Children 3

Explores guidance theories, applications, goals, and techniques, as well as factors that influence behavioral expectations of children. This course includes classroom management and pro-social skills development of young children in early childhood (EC) program settings. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite:  ECE1011. (3-0)

ECE1045
Introduction to ECE Techniques 3

Focuses on a classroom seminar and placement in a child care setting. The supervised placement provides the student with the opportunity to observe children, to practice appropriate interactions, and to develop effective guidance and management techniques. Addresses age's birth through age 8. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 and ECE1031 with a "C" grade or better. (1-4)

ECE1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Explores current topics, issues, and activities related to one or more aspects of the early childhood profession.

ECE1078
Workshop 1 to 6

Provides students with an experiential learning opportunity.

ECE1079
Seminar 1 to 6

Provides students with an opportunity to examine aspects of early childhood education in detail. 

ECE1085
Independent Study 1 to 3

Focuses on structured, guided, and individualized research that is organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. 

ECE1111
Infant/Toddler Theory/Practice 3

Presents an overview of theories, applications (including observations), and issues pertinent to infant and toddler development in group and\or family settings. Includes state requirements for licensing, health, safety, and nutrition issues. Focuses on birth through age 3. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011. (3-0)

ECE1125
Infant/Toddler Lab Tech 3

Includes a classroom seminar and placement in an infant and\or toddler setting. The supervised placement provides the student with the opportunity to observe, to practice appropriate interactions, and to develop effective guidance and nurturing techniques with infants and\or toddlers. Addresses ages prenatal through age 2. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1111  (0-5)

ECE1301
The Professional Nanny 3

Explores the nanny’s role and responsibilities when working with today’s families. Includes professional relationships, ethics, commitment to children, the challenges and rewards of working in a private home, communications, taking care of one’s own well-being as a nanny, social skills, travel, the process of seeking a nanny position, employer responsibilities, the nanny job description and written employment agreement, and starting and leaving a job. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE 1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011. (3-0)

ECE1315
Nanny Methods & Techniques 3

Explores the competencies required of a nanny to care for children in a private home setting. Includes creating a safe home environment, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate play/learning activities for children, traveling with children, children’s clothing, children’s equipment and play materials, sleep routines, personal care, feeding, and mealtimes. Incorporates a lab where students gain practical experience in providing in home care for children. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 and ECE1031 with a "C" grade or better. (Contact hours-15 hours lecture= 1 credit, 75 hours field instruction in licensed child care home= 2 credits) (3-0)

ECE2051
ECE Nutrition/Health/Safety 3

Focuses on nutrition, health, and safety as key factors for optimal growth and development of young children. Includes nutrient knowledge, menu planning, food program participation, health practices, management and safety, appropriate activities, and communication with families. Addresses ages from prenatal through age 8. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011. (3-0)

ECE2061
Observation and Assessment of Young Children's Development, Learning and Programs 1

Provides a foundational understanding of the observation and assessment of young children’s development and learning environments. This course also examines the current research on the continuous practice of observing and assessing children’s development and incorporates practice with a variety of assessment instruments, particularly evidence-based and authentic assessment. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011 (1-0)

ECE2085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

ECE2088
Practicum: Early Childhood Ed 6

Provides students with advanced field experience opportunities in early childhood education programs. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011

ECE2101
Working with Families & Communities 3

Examines professional attitudes related to working with diverse families and how unconscious bias may affect family-professional partnerships in early care and education settings. This course covers theoretical perspectives of families and communities, communication strategies, and an exploration of activities and resources to support family engagement in their children’s education. Supporting equity and inclusion of all family cultures in early care and education settings for children ages birth through eight. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011 (3-0)

ECE2381
ECE Child Growth & Development 3

Covers the growth and development of the child from conception through the elementary school years. This course emphasizes physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional domains of development as they pertain to the concept of the whole child. It also includes ways adults can provide a supportive early childhood care and educational environment through teamwork and collaboration. (3-0)

ECE2401
Administration of ECE Programs 3

Provides foundational knowledge in early childhood program business operations, program development, and evaluation. This course covers administrative skills, ethical decision making, risk and resource management, and components of quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs serving children age's birth through 12 years. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011. (3-0)

ECE2411
Administration: Human Relations ECE 3

Focuses on the human relations component of an early childhood professional’s responsibilities. This course includes director-staff relationships, staff development, leadership strategies, family-professional partnerships, and community interaction. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011. (3-0)

ECE2601
The Exceptional Child 3

Presents an overview of critical elements related to educating young children with disabilities or special needs in the early childhood setting. Topics include: typical and atypical development; legal requirements; research-based practices related to inclusion; teaming and collaboration; and accommodations and adaptations. This course examines how a disability or special need may impact a young child’s learning process. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 or ECE2381 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011 and ECE2381. (3-0)

ECE2621
Curriculum Methods/Techniques 3

Provides an overview of early childhood curriculum development. This course includes processes for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate environments, materials, and experiences that represent best practices in early childhood (EC) program settings. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 or ECE2381 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011 and ECE2381. (3-0)

ECE2641
Creativity and the Young Child 3

Provides an emphasis on encouraging and supporting creative self-expression and problem solving skills in children. Explores creative learning theories and research. Focuses on developmentally appropriate curriculum strategies in all developmental domains. Addresses age's birth through age 8. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 and ECE2381 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011 and ECE2381. (3-0)

ECE2651
Early Language and Literacy Development in Young Children 3

Provides foundational knowledge of the developmental progression of language and literacy acquisition of mono- and bi-lingual children age’s birth to age 8. This course provides opportunities to explore and practice language and literacy teaching strategies to use with young children in home, classroom, and community settings. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ECE1011 and ECE2381 with a "C" grade or better or Co-requisite: ECE1011 and ECE2381. (3-0)

Economics

Course Number Course Title Credits
ECO1001
Economics of Social Issues: GT-SS1 3

Examines major contemporary socio-economic issues and policies such as drugs and crime, education, health care, poverty and inequality, and globalization. These issues will be explored using economic tools and methods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (3-0)

ECO2001
Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3

Focuses on the study of the national economy, emphasizing business cycles and long-run growth trends. Explores how macroeconomic performance is measured, including Gross Domestic Product and labor market indicators. Examines the saving-investment relationship and its relationship to Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand. Discusses money and banking, international trade, fiscal and monetary policy. Explores the macroeconomic role of the public sector. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (3-0)

ECO2002
Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 3

Focuses on the study of individual decision making, emphasizing households, business firms and industry analysis. Explores market models, including competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition and oligopoly. Examines market failure and related efficiency criteria for government intervention. Explores public policy, including labor market issues, poverty and the environment. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (3-0)

Education

Course Number Course Title Credits
EDU1075
Special Topics 0.5

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest. Prerequisite: instructor approval. 

EDU1085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor Approval 

EDU1088
Practicum I 2

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the education facility and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

EDU1101
CRLA Tutor Certification-Regular 1

Introduces tutors to effective tutoring strategies. Topics include guidelines for tutoring; how to plan, conduct, and evaluate a productive tutoring session; recognizing needs of students; and developing effective learning strategies with students. Prerequisite: Instructor Approval  (1-0)

EDU2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

EDU2077
ST: Co Revis Acad Stand Yr 3 4

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. 

EDU2085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

EDU2088
Practicum II 2

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the education facility and with the direct guidance of the instructor. Co-requisite: EDU2211

EDU2211
Introduction to Education 3

Focuses on the historical, social, political, philosophical, cultural, and economic forces that shape the United States public school system. Includes current issues of educational reform, technology as it relates to education, and considerations related to becoming a teacher in the state of Colorado. Special interest will be paid to the topic of diversity in the K-12 school system. Prerequisite: College readiness in English Co-requisite: EDU2088 (3-0)

EDU2221
Effective Teaching 1

Focuses on strategies for becoming an effective teacher. Topics included are: course goals and objectives, the first day, planning a lesson, higher levels of thought, test design and grading, assessment, and teaching and learning styles. (1-0)

EDU2341
Multicultural Education 3

Explores racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic groups to gain an understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion in communities and education. This course provides opportunities to contextualize multicultural perspectives in society and their impact on the education system. (3-0)

EDU2401
Teaching the Exceptional Learners 3

Focuses on learners with exceptionalities with emphasis on factors relating to current practices, identification, characteristics, and educational adaptations in special education preschool to 21 (P-21). Course topics include issues related to mild disabilities, severe disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, intellectual disabilities, and gifted and talented. Prerequisite: Successful completion of PSY2441 with a "C" grade or better.

EDU2501
CTE in Colorado 1

Explores common elements of Career and Technical Education philosophy and current practices. It details the philosophy of Career and Technical Education (CTE), the federal Carl D. Perkins legislation and related guidelines for CTE, the Colorado Technical Act, national and state regulatory agencies, the CCCS program approval process, enrollment management and advising strategies, relevant local and national issues, and quality assurance principles. (1-0)

EDU2511
Secondary CTE Capstone 3

This capstone course in the secondary CTE credentialing sequence offers an in-depth analysis of secondary career and technical student organizations and competitions, the Colorado Technical Act, working with exceptional students, creating and effectively deploying program advisory committees, and an overview of educational and political systems in Colorado. The final project is an analysis of the efficiency with which one’s employing school district funds, operates, and assesses CTE programs. (3-0)

EDU2531
Academic Instruction in CTE for CTE & Core Academic Instructors 2

Provides secondary core academic teachers of Math, Language Arts, and Science the opportunity to develop lessons and assessments aligned with Career and Technical Education (CTE) competencies and that include core academic content. Partnerships between both CTE and academic teachers will better prepare them to teach career relevancy within the context of the core academic standards. This course meets the Colorado Department of Education criteria for contextual learning requirement needed for the Initial Integrated Math, Science, or Communications credential. (2-0)

EDU2601
Adult Learning & Teaching 3

Examines the philosophy of community colleges and the roles and responsibilities of the faculty member within the college community. Introduces basic instructional theories and application, with particular emphasis on adult learners. Includes syllabus development, learning goals and outcomes, and lesson plans. Emphasizes teaching to a diverse student body, classroom management, assessment, and instructional technology. (3-0)

EDU2611
Teaching, Learning &Technology 3

Explores integration of technology instruction into teaching practices used in preschool through postsecondary (P-21) educational settings for all curriculum areas of content. This course reviews a variety of technologies with an emphasis on increasing student learning and retention of knowledge. The course also explores combining technology with several instructional methodologies to promote professional teacher dispositions related to technology-rich teaching. (3-0)

EDU2661
Advanced College Teaching Methods 1

Explores current adult learning theory and relates this theory to the practice of teaching. It also covers a variety of factors that influence teaching and learning including social and individual psychological aspects of adult learning, patterns of participation and motivation, the role of instructional technology, handling challenging classroom behaviors, and assessment and evaluation strategies. The main point raised and discussed throughout the course is that effective teaching requires that instructors utilize a range of teaching and assessment approaches and methods in order to enhance learning. 

Engineering

Course Number Course Title Credits
EGG2071
Theoretical Mechanics-Statics 3

Emphasizes vectors, resolution and composition of forces in two and three dimensions, vector notation, free body diagrams, static equilibrium of rigid bodies, moments, couples, centroids, and moments of inertia. (3-0)

EGG2072
Theoretical Mechanics-Dynamics 3

Focuses on a study of kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Addresses the concepts of work-energy and impulse-momentum using vector notation. (3-0)

EGG2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Electricity Industrial/Commercial

Course Number Course Title Credits
EIC1101
Job Training and Safety 3

Studies first aid, CDL, basic use and care of personal protective equipment, use and care of climbing equipment, daily inspection and basic use of motorized equipment. (1-3.5)

EIC2320
Industrial Electrical Controls I 4

Studies the application of electrical and electromechanical sensing/control devices; heating, ventilating and air conditioning applications; motor control, conveyor drives and other industrial applications. Students design control systems to meet assigned conditions, use principles of relay logic to prepare correct ladder diagrams and wire up, test and trouble-shoot their systems in the laboratory. The course stresses accuracy, safety and National Electric Code requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ELT1206 or EIC1201 with a "C" grade or better. (1-5)

Electronics

Course Number Course Title Credits
ELT1206
Fundamentals of DC/AC 4

Introduces the basic skills needed for many careers in electronics and related fields. Covers the operations and applications of basic DC and AC circuits consisting of resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers and diodes. Emphasizes the use of common test instruments in troubleshooting. Corequisite: Successful completion of MAT1140 or higher with a "C" grade or better. (1-5)

ELT2252
Motors & Controls 3

Enables the student to study, construct, test, and evaluate basic industrial control systems, including AC/DC motors, stepper motors, power sources, generators, tachometers, line diagrams, and logic functions. Covers safety standards and preventive maintenance. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ELT1206 or EIC1201 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

ELT2358
Programmable Logic Controllers 3

Covers the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as they are applied in robotics and automation. Includes history, terminology, typical applications, hardware, and software. Incorporates lab and project activities that address operating, monitoring, programming, troubleshooting, and repairing PLC controlled lab trainers as well as actual industrial equipment. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ELT1206 or EIC1201 AND ELT2252 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

ELT2359
Advanced Programmable Logic Control 3

Serves as the second in a two course sequence and covers advanced topics and applications for programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as they are applied in robotics and automation. Includes advanced programming, diagnostics, Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), introduction to automation networking, and system integration. Incorporates lab and project activities that address designing, operating, monitoring, programming, analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing PLC controlled lab trainers as well as actual industrial equipment. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ELT2358 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3.5)

Emergency Medical Services

Course Number Course Title Credits
EMS1015
Emergency Medical Responder 3

Provides the student with core knowledge and skills to function in the capacity of a first responder arriving at the scene of an emergency and providing supportive care until advanced EMS help arrives. (2-1.5)

EMS1016
First Responder Refresher 2

Provides the First Responder student with needed updates and review materials to renew and maintain the First Responder certificate. Prerequisite: Current First Responder Certification and CPR card. (1-1.5)

EMS1021
EMT Fundamentals 3

Introduces the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student to prehospital emergency care. The topics included in this course are Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems, well-being of the EMT, communications, documentation, anatomy, airway management, and patient assessment. (3-0)

EMS1022
EMT Medical Emergencies 4

Provides the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student with the knowledge and skills to effectively provide emergency care and transportation to a patient experiencing a medical emergency. This course focuses on the integration of the physical exam, medical history, and pathophysiology when assessing and treating the medical patient. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EMS1021 with a "C" grade or better OR Co-requisite: EMS1021. (2-3)

EMS1023
EMT Trauma Emergencies 2

Provides the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student with the knowledge and skills to provide appropriate emergency care and transportation of a patient who has suffered a traumatic injury. The concepts of kinematics and the biomechanics of trauma, along with pathophysiology and injury patterns, will provide the student with the ability to assess and manage the trauma patient. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EMS1021 with a "C" grade or better OR Co-requisite: EMS1021. (1-1.5)

EMS1026
EMT Refresher 2

Provides the student with a refresher course designed to meet the recertification requirements for the State of Colorado and/or a portion of the recertification for National Registry. Prerequisites: Current CPR card, current or less than 36 months expired EMT certification. (1-1.5)

EMS1030
EMT Intravenous Therapy 2

Focuses on cognitive and skill practice as required by Colorado Prehospital Care program for EMT level IV approval. Examines criteria, procedures, and techniques for IV therapy, discusses fluid and electrolyte balance and principles and treatment for shock. Prerequisite: Current EMT certification or proper licensure. (2-0)

EMS1070
EMT Clinical 1

Provides the EMT student with the clinical experience required of initial and some renewal processes. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EMS1021 with a "C" grade or better OR Co-requisite: EMS1021. (0-1)

EMS1075
Medical/Trauma Topics for EMS .5-12

Provides the student with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. Prerequisite: Current certification- EMT or First Responder.

EMS1090
EMT Professional Development .5-12

Provides the student with the 36 hours of continuing medical education hours required for the State of Colorado Recertification at an EMT level. Provide professional development continuing medical education hours for EMTs wishing to recertify at the state or national level. Prerequisite: Current Colorado EMT certification.

EMS1132
EMS Intravenous-Intraosseous Therapy 2

Focuses on cognitive and skill practice for the Colorado scope of practice for the IV-IO endorsement as outlined in the Intravenous-Intraosseous Therapy and Medication Administration course curriculum. PrerequisitesColorado EMT and BLS Certifications. (1-1.7)

EMS2025
Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice 3

Introduces the paramedic student to the advanced practice of prehospital care. This course covers professional behavior, medical ethics, legal issues, patient assessment, therapeutic communication, clinical decision making, and basic and advanced airway management. This course discusses EMS ‘s role in the healthcare continuum, professional communication, patient care documentation, IV fluid therapy and resuscitation, and the application of evidence based medicine. A brief overview of human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology is included. (3-0) 

EMS2026
Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice - Lab 2

Teaches the skills necessary for the paramedic to apply professional behavior, medical ethics, legal issues, patient assessment, therapeutic communication, clinical decision making, and airway management. Serves as the companion course to Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice. (0-3) 

EMS2027
Paramedic Special Considerations 3

Introduces the paramedic student to concepts in assessing and meeting the emergency care needs of the neonate, pediatric, geriatric and special needs patient. This course focuses on epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of these patient groups. Common medical and traumatic presentations are addressed. Relevant psychosocial and ethno cultural concepts and legal and ethical implications are integrated throughout.

EMS2028
Paramedic Special Considerations Lab 2

Teaches the skills necessary for the paramedic to effectively assess and treat neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and special needs patients utilizing skills and simulation scenarios. Serves as the companion course to Paramedic Special Considerations.

EMS2029
Paramedic Pharmacology 3

Introduces the paramedic student to advanced emergency pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. This course will include laws affecting the use and distribution of medications, medication dosing, clinical calculations, routes of administration and discussion of common medication classifications to include indications, contraindications and side effects. (3-0) 

EMS2030
Paramedic Pharmacology Lab 2

Teaches the skills necessary for the paramedic to safely and effectively administer emergency medications. Serves as the companion course to Paramedic Pharmacology. (0-3) 

EMS2031
Paramedic Cardiology 5

Introduces the paramedic student to cardiovascular emergencies and the care of patients presenting with cardiovascular emergencies. Topics will include assessment of the cardiovascular system, ECG acquisition and interpretation both single lead and 12 lead, pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and treatments indicated for a given disease. (5-0) 

EMS2032
Paramedic Cardiology Lab 2

Teaches the skills necessary for the paramedic to effectively assess and treat patients presenting with cardiovascular emergencies utilizing skills and simulation scenarios. Serves as the companion course to Paramedic Cardiology. (0-1.5) 

EMS2033
Paramedic Medical Emergencies 4

Expands on the paramedic student’s knowledge of medical emergencies with the Integration of assessment findings in formulating a field impression and implementing a treatment plan. This course will cover principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology related to common medical emergencies including: neurological, abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders, immunological, infectious diseases, endocrine disorders, psychiatric disorders, toxicological, respiratory, hematological, genitourinary, gynecological, non-traumatic musculoskeletal disorders, and diseases of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat. (4-0)

EMS2034
Paramedic Medical Emergencies Lab 1

Teaches the skills necessary for the paramedic to effectively assess and treat patients with a variety of medical emergencies utilizing skills and simulation scenarios. Serves as the companion course to Paramedic Medical Emergencies.  (0-1.5) 

EMS2035
Paramedic Trauma Emergencies 4

Expands on the paramedic student’s knowledge of trauma emergencies with the integration of assessment findings in formulating a field impression and implementing a treatment plan for an acutely injured patient. The course will provide an in depth evaluation of trauma to include: categorization of trauma patients, incidence of trauma, trauma systems, types of injury, trauma assessment, documentation in trauma, trauma scoring scales, trauma center designations, and transfer of patients. (4-0)

EMS2036
Paramedic Trauma Emergencies Lab 1

Teaches the skills necessary for the paramedic to effectively assess and treat patients with a variety of medical emergencies utilizing skills and simulation scenarios. Serves as the companion course to Paramedic Medical Emergencies. (0-1.5) 

EMS2037
Paramedic Internship Preparatory 2

Reviews concepts and techniques used in the prehospital setting. (1-1.5) 

EMS2075
Special Topics .5-10

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. 

EMS2080
Internship I: Paramedic 6

Serves as the preceptor/internship program for paramedic students.

EMS2081
Paramedic Internship II 6

Serves as the continuation of EMS 2080, preceptor program for paramedic students.

English

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENG0090
Composition and Reading 3

Integrates and contextualizes college-level reading and writing. (3-0)

ENG0094
Studio 121 3

Integrates and contextualizes reading and writing strategies tailored to co-requisite ENG1021 coursework. Students will read and understand complex materials and respond to ideas and information through writing informative and/or persuasive texts. (3-0)

ENG1010
English Usage And Grammar 3

Ensures that the student has achieved a high level of correctness, conciseness, and precision in language use and understands the principles of organizing ideas, providing adequate supporting data, and drawing logical conclusions. (3-0)

ENG1015
Technical English & Communication 3

Focuses on the written and oral communication needs of students in vocational and technical fields. Enables the student to practice written, oral, reading, reasoning, and interpersonal communication skills in order to become successful (or to remain successful) in the workplace. (3-0)

ENG1021
English Composition I:GT-CO1 3

Emphasizes planning, writing, and editing/revisions of compositions, coupled with development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a minimum of five compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

ENG1022
English Composition II: GT-CO2 3

Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or persuasive papers that incorporate research. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO2 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG1021 or ENG1031 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

ENG1031
Technical Writing I: GT-CO1 3

Develops skills one can apply to a variety of technical documents. Focuses on principles for organizing, writing, and revising clear, readable documents for industry, business, and government. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

ENG1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest. 

ENG2001
English Composition III: GT-CO3 3

Provides the skills necessary to enter into higher-level undergraduate academic discourse or professional workplace writing. This course extends rhetorical knowledge and develops critical reading, thinking, and writing strategies in multiple specialized areas of discourse beyond what is encountered in previous composition courses. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO3 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG1022 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

ENG2021
Creative Writing I: GT-AH1 3

Examines techniques for creative writing by exploring imaginative uses of language through creative genres (fiction, poetry, and other types of creative production such as drama, screenplays, graphic narrative, or creative nonfiction) with emphasis on the student's own unique style, subject matter and needs. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

ENG2022
Creative Writing II 3

Provides continued development of written expression in the creative genres (fiction, poetry, and other types of creative production such as drama, screenplays, graphic narrative, or creative nonfiction) with emphasis on the student's own unique style, subject matter and needs. This course is a creative writing workshop centered around producing and critiquing creative work. (3-0)

Environmental Science

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENV1010
Natural Disasters: GT-SC2 3

Introduces different types of natural hazards, their causes, effects, and what can be done to reduce the risks to human populations. Scientific advances related to understanding, predicting, and preparing for natural disasters are discussed. This course also covers anthropogenic changes to Earth systems, which may be increasing the frequency and severity of these events. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category.

ENV1111
Environmental Science with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Introduces the basic concepts of ecology and the relationship between environmental problems and biological systems. Includes interdisciplinary discussions on biology, chemistry, geology, energy, natural resources, pollution, and environmental protection. A holistic approach is used when analyzing how the foundations of natural sciences interconnect with the environment. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. This is a State Guaranteed Transfer Course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

Equine Management

Course Number Course Title Credits
EQM1001
Stable Operations I 1

Focuses on the routine daily care, grooming, feeding, stable sanitation, daily health, and feed records of horses. Prerequisite: EQM or stall facility. (0-10)

EQM1002
Stable Operations II 1

Builds on EQM1001 and continues focus on the routine daily care, grooming, feeding, stable sanitation, daily health, and feed records of horses. Prerequisite: EQM or stall facility. (0-10)

EQM1058
Equine Reproduction 2

Introduces horse reproduction and the various breeding and management practices found on breeding farms. Covers physiology of the mare and stallion reproductive systems, care of the stallion and the mare, mare heat detection, breeding, care of pregnant mares, foaling, problems in the foal, and care of the foal and yearling. (2-0)

EQM1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. 

EQM1080
Internship: Equine .25-10

Students are employed or work at home on an equine operation.

EQM2001
Stable Operations III 1

Familiarizes the student with the routine daily care, grooming, feeding, stable sanitation, daily health, and feed records of horses. Prerequisite: EQM or stall facility (0-10)

EQM2002
Stable Operations IV 1

Familiarizes the student with the routine daily care, grooming, feeding, stable sanitation, daily health, and feed records of horses. Prerequisite: EQM or stall facility (0-10)

EQM2010
Equine Health 2

Assists students in planning annual equine health programs. Introduces students to methods of prevention, recognition, and treatment of common equine diseases. (2-0)

EQM2011
Equine Health Lab 1

Application of practical skills, methods, and techniques used to prevent and treat equine diseases and health problems. (0-1.5)

EQM2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest. 

EQM2080
Equine Internship 8

Students are employed or work at home on an equine operation. The work experience must cover a minimum of 320 hours with the student involved in all facets of this operation. Prerequisite: EQM major 

EQM2085
Independent Study 1 to 6

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor Approval 

EQM2089
Equine Management Capstone 0.5

Covers information necessary for employment and job search skills. Students will receive instruction in resume writing and interviewing. Prerequisite: Sophomore Equine Students (.5-0)

Equine Training

Course Number Course Title Credits
EQT1001
Introduction to Horse Training 5

Introduces handling and care of horses. Basics of grooming, hoof care, showing at halter, equitation, and horsemanship will be covered. Prerequisite: EQM Major  (1-8)

EQT1002
Beginning Colt Training 6

Covers an advanced level of horsemanship involving lead changes, turn arounds, and roll backs will be covered. Students that meet minimum skills requirements may continue into specialized areas of riding. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EQT1001 with a "C" grade or better. (0-10)

EQT1040
Ranch Horse Versatility I 3

This is a riding intensive course designed to train the horse in the ranch horse versatility competitive events. Students will develop skills in the working cow horse, reining, ranch cutting, ranch trail, conformation, and ranch pleasure events. (1-3)

EQT1075
ST: Horsemanship I .25-10

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

EQT2001
Intermediate Colt Training 6

Covers halter breaking weanlings. Students will also receive instruction in longing, driving, saddling, and riding the two year old. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EQT1002 with a "C" grade or better. (0-10)

EQT2002
Advanced Colt Training 6

Gives the student their final experience at starting and management of a young horse to meet the industry standards for which they are entering. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EQT2001 with a "C" grade or better. (0-10)

EQT2040
Ranch Horse Versatility II 3

Ranch Horse Versatility II is a continuation of Ranch Horse Versatility I. This is a riding intensive course designed to train the horse in the ranch horse versatility competitive events. Students will develop skills in the working cow horse, reining, ranch cutting, ranch trail, conformation, and ranch pleasure events. As a part of the course students will have the opportunity to travel and compete in industry competitive events. A focus of the course is to improve the level of individual skills and to gain experience in the show ring atmosphere. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EQT1040 with a "C" grade or better (1-3)

EQT2075
ST: Horsemanship II .25-10

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Esthetician

Course Number Course Title Credits
EST1010
Introduction: Facials & Skin Care 3

This course covers the study of skin in both theory and practical applications for skin care professionals. Topics included in the course are: skin structure and function, massage manipulations while providing facials and the benefits derived from a proper facial, and good skin care routines. Training is conducted in a classroom or lab setting using manikins or models. Prerequisite: Successful completion of COS1050 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3)

EST1011
Intermediate: Facials & Skin Care 2

This course covers skin care and practical application pertaining to anatomy, skin disorders, skin types and facial shapes. Students will help patrons to select the proper skin care treatment(s). Practical and theory application can be done in specialized classes or supervised salon setting using models or customer service. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EST1010 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

EST2010
Advanced Skin Care 2

This course covers advanced techniques for massage, skin care, and lash/brow tinting. Theory and practical procedures ready the student for employment and preparation for State Board Licensing Examination. Instruction is provided in specialized classes or in a supervised salon setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EST1011 with a "C" grade or better. (0-3)

EST2011
Make-up 1

This course covers cosmetics and their functions for the skin care professional, including the importance of color theory, facial types and skin tones as they relate to facial makeup. Topics in this course include: Instruction from the basic makeup application, corrective makeup procedures, and disinfection and sanitation pertaining to all aspects of makeup. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EST1010 with a "C" grade or better. (0-1.5)

EST2012
Hair Removal 3

This course covers in-depth study and practice of hair removal and the practice of patron protection and safety. Training for general waxing and body waxing procedures are provided. Demonstration of disinfection and sanitation as it pertains to Colorado rules and regulations will be practiced. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EST1011 with a "C" grade or better. (1-3)

Ethnic Studies

Course Number Course Title Credits
ETH2000
Introduction to Ethnic Studies 3

Introduces the issues of race and ethnicity through the exploration of four major groups in the United States. This course explores issues of race and identity, racism and discrimination, stereotyping, prejudice, segregation, colonialism, integration, and acculturation pertaining to Americans of African, Asian, Latino, and Indigenous descent, as well as additional ethnic identities. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT SS3 category. (3-0)

Fire Science Technology

Course Number Course Title Credits
FST1000
Firefighter I 9

Addresses the requirements necessary to perform at the first level of progression as identified in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Firefighter Professional Qualifications. This is a lecture and lab course for meeting the NFPA 1001, level I, standard using IFSTA Essentials. (4-6)

FST1001
Firefighter II 3

Addresses the requirements necessary to perform at the second level of progression as identified in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. This is a lecture and lab course for meeting the NFPA 1001, level II, standard. (3-0)

FST1002
Principles/Emergency Services 3

Provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics. (3-0)

FST1005
Building Construction for Fire 3

Provides the components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety. The focus of this course is on firefighter safety. The elements of consideration and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies. (3-0)

FST1007
HazMat Operations (Level I) 3

Introduces hazardous materials incidents, recognizing and identifying hazardous materials, planning response, implementing response procedures, decision making, and continued evaluation at the awareness and operation level. (3-0)

FST1010
Job Placement and Assessment 3

Addresses all aspects of the Fire Service entrance examination process and especially emphasizes various components of the exam, including the written, physical abilities, and oral interview. The objective of this class is to help increase the entrance firefighter candidates chance of obtaining a career in the Fire Service. (3-0)

FST1028
Vehicle Extrication Tech 3

Training in this course represents the highest level of operation at the rescue scene involving vehicle extrication. Students shall be capable of hazard recognition, equipment use, and techniques necessary to operate and effectively supervise at incidents involving persons injured or entrapped in a vehicle or machinery. (1-3)

FST1070
Clinical I 1

Offers the clinical practicum to apply the related fire science technology.

FST1075
Special Topics 1 to 12

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

FST2001
Instructional Methodology 3

Covers the role and responsibility of the fire service instructor. Includes oral communication skills, concepts of learning, planning and development of lesson plans, instructional materials and delivery methods, testing and evaluations, records and reports, and demonstration of instructional abilities. Fire Instructor I State Certificate is available. (3-0)

FST2002
Strategy & Tactics 3

Provides an in-depth analysis of the principles of fire control through utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents on the fire ground. (3-0)

FST2009
Fire Protection Systems 3

Provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire alarm systems, water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers. (3-0)

FST2053
National Incident Management 3

Focuses on the National Incident Management System including fire ground management and resource management. Multi-agency coordination systems and organization preparedness for large scale emergencies, communication, and information are addressed. The course concludes with a review of the National Response Plan. (3-0)

FST2059
Wildland Firefighting Tactics 3

Focuses on management of uncontrolled fire burning, urban/wildland interface, strategy and tactics used in controlling wild land fires, prevention methods, and incident command practices. (3-0)

FST2080
Internship 2

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

Fire Science Wildland

Course Number Course Title Credits
FSW1000
S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire 1

Provides instruction in the primary environmental factors that affect the start and spread of wildfire and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. This course can be taught in conjunction with or prior to Firefighting Training S-130. (1-0)

FSW1001
S-130 Firefighting Training 2

Provides entry-level firefighter skills. A version of the L-180, Human Factors on the Fire line, is included as part of the course. Credit should be issued for S-130. (2-0)

Geography

Course Number Course Title Credits
GEO1005
World Regional Geography: GT-SS2 3

Examines the spatial distribution of environmental and societal phenomena in the world’s regions. Environmental phenomena include topography, climate, and natural resources. Societal phenomena include patterns of population and settlement, religion, ethnicity, language, and economic development. This course also analyzes the characteristics that define world regions and distinguishes them from each other. This course examines the relationships between physical environments and human societies, and examines globalization, emphasizing the geopolitical and economic relationships between more developed and less developed regions. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS2 category. (3-0)

GEO1006
Human Geography: GT-SS2 3

Introduces geographic perspectives and methods in the study of human societies by examining the spatial characteristics of populations, language, religion, ethnicity, politics, and economics. This course examines the relationships between physical environments and human societies. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS2 category.  (3-0)

GEO1011
Physical Geography: Landforms with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Examines the principles of Earth's physical processes, emphasizing landforms, soils, and hydrology. Examines the formation and distribution of landforms, such as mountains, valleys, and deserts, and their shaping by fluvial and other processes. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

GEO1012
Physical Geography: Weather, Climate and Ecosystems with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Introduces the principles of meteorology, climatology, ecology, and regional climate classification. The course investigates the geographic factors which influence climate and ecosystems such as topography, elevation, winds, ocean currents, and latitude. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (3-2)

GEO2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Geology

Course Number Course Title Credits
GEY1075
Special Topics .25-3

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

GEY1111
Physical Geology with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Introduces the major topics of geology. Course content encompasses Earth’s materials, structure, and surface landforms. Geologic time and the geologic processes responsible for Earth’s internal and external features are covered. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English and Quantitative Literacy Math. (3-3)

GEY1112
Historical Geology with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Covers the development of Earth through the vast span of geologic time. Emphasis is on the investigation and interpretation of sedimentary rocks and features, the record of ancient environments, fossil life forms, and physical events in Earth’s history within the framework of plate tectonics. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of GEY1111 with a "C" grade or better. (3-3)

History

Course Number Course Title Credits
HIS1075
Special Topics 1 to 5

Focuses on the exploration of current topics, issues, and activities related to one or more aspects of history. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English.

HIS1110
The World: Antiquity-1500: GT-HI1 3

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in World History from antiquity to 1500. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This course focuses on common cultural trends. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS1120
The World: 1500-Present: GT-HI1 3

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in World History since 1500 as well as on common cultural trends. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through the perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS1210
United States History to Reconstruction: GT-HI1 3

Explores trends within events, peoples--including Native American--groups, ideas, and institutions in North America and the United States to Reconstruction. This class focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS1220
United States History since the Civil War: GT-HI1 3

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions since the American Civil War. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (3-0)

HIS1310
Western Civilization:Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1 3

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in Western Civilization from antiquity to 1650. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity.  This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS1320
Western Civilization: 1650-Present: GT-HI1 3

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in Western civilization since 1650. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2000
History of Science and Technology: GT-HI1 3

Explores the complex relationship between scientific and technological developments and western society and culture. It emphasizes the way social and cultural norms can impact scientific or technological progress, and vice-versa, especially in the period since the Scientific Revolution. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2015
20th Century World History: GT-HI1 3

Investigates the major political, social, and economic developments, international relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and cultural trends that have shaped the various global regions, empires, and nation-states since the late nineteenth century. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2075
Special Topics 1 to 5

Focuses on the exploration of current topics, issues, and activities related to one or more aspects of history. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English.

HIS2115
American Indian History: GT-HI1 3

Analyzes historical and socio-cultural change for Native Americans from pre-colonial America to the present, emphasizing those processes and relations with non-Native Americans which have contributed to current conditions. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2130
History of the American West: GT-HI1 3

Traces the history of the American West from Native American cultures to the present. It explores the frontier experiences of America's earliest, eastern settlers through the Trans-Mississippi West across the great exploratory and wagon trails including cities, ranching, reservation, resource management, and industry. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2135
Colorado History: GT-HI1 3

Presents the story of the people, society, and cultures of Colorado from its earliest Native Americans, through the Spanish influx, the explorers, the fur traders, mountain men, the gold rush, railroad builders, the cattlemen and farmers, the silver boom, the tourists, and the modern state. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2140
Civil War Era in American History: GT-HI1 3

Explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War. Students will examine four broad themes: union and disunion; slavery, race, and emancipation; the experience of modern war for individuals and society; and the challenges of Reconstruction. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

HIS2145
U.S. History Since 1945: GT-HI1 3

Examines the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments that have shaped modern America from 1945 to the present. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Prerequisite: College Readiness in English. (3-0)

Horticulture

Course Number Course Title Credits
HLT1000
Horticulture Science 4

Introduces students to the principles of the plant science as they relate to horticulture. The course emphasizes the application of plant sciences to the propagation, improvement, culture and utilization of horticultural plants. (3-2)

HLT2160
Plant Propagation 4

Teaches seed and vegetative plant propagation techniques, the biology underlying modern plant propagation practices, and their application in commercial plant production. (3-2)

Honors

Course Number Course Title Credits
HNR1000
Honors Seminar I 1

Develops skills in an interdisciplinary manner including: self-efficacy, college success, interdisciplinary connections, and critical and creative thinking. A primary goal is to develop a sense of community within the class. This course increases awareness of issues relating to diversity and leadership and explores techniques for successful honors academic performance. (1-0)

HNR1075
Honors Seminar II 1

Continue to develop skills in an interdisciplinary manner, including:  self-efficacy, college success, interdisciplinary connections, critical and creative thinking. A primary goal is to continue to build the sense of community within the class.  This course increases awareness of issues relating to diversity and leadership and explores techniques for successful honor academic performance.

HNR2075
Honors Capstone I: Planning & Research 1

This course (the first half of a two-semester capstone sequence required of all Honors Program students) provides an opportunity to synthesize information and skills acquired in the program.  Students choose argument topics or conduct original research.  Class sessions help develop the skills and process necessary to complete their project and presentation.  Regular meetings with faculty mentos will provide discipline-based knowledge guidance, and support.  This course focuses on the planning, research, and elements need to complete the initial stages of the capstone course.

HNR2089
Honors Capstone II: Writing and Presentation 1

This course (the second half of a two-semester capstone sequence required of all Honors Program students) continues the process of synthesizing information and skills acquired in the program.  Students complete their argument topics or original research from Capstone I. Class sessions focus on writing/revising to create a final paper and transforming that paper into a public presentation.  Regular meetings with faculty mentos will provide discipline-based knowledge guidance, and support.  This course focuses on the completion of the capstone project.

Human Performance and Exercise

Course Number Course Title Credits
HPE1000
Introduction to Physical Education & Sports 2

Focuses on the field of physical education and sport. Includes trends, precedents, and their effects in the health and total wellness of those involved. (2-0)

HPE1001
Introduction to Coaching 2

Acquaints the learner with the knowledge, requirements, and responsibilities of coaching, including sport philosophy, sport medicine, and sport management. Fulfills requirements for ASEP Leader Level I. (2-0)

HPE1002
Introduction to Sports Medicine 2

Introduces students to the field of sports medicine. This includes career opportunities, education and certification requirements for a variety of sports medicine related careers. The course requires 30 observation hours under the supervision of a credentialed sports medicine professional to give students hands on learning opportunities and provide a better understanding of what is required of sports medicine professionals. (2-0)

HPE1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

HPE1088
Athletic Training Practicum I 1 to 3

Offers opportunities to observe and perform professional skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer in a collegiate setting. Practical experience may include athletic training room duties, work with low and high risk sports, male and female athletes, and observation of orthopedic surgeries. Emphasis will be placed on emergency care, general first aid, pre-participation exams, taping and bracing. Attendance at scheduled seminars/assigned hours are required. (0-6)

HPE2000
Perspectives in PE & Sport 3

This course discusses the breadth, scope, and nature of the profession. It is an orientation to the history and philosophy of human performance and the factors that influence its evolution. Special consideration is giving to the history of sport from antiquity to the present, particularly the Olympic Games. (3-0)

HPE2031
Care/Prevent Athletic Injuries 3

Focuses on techniques in prevention, care, and basic rehabilitation of athletic injury. (3-0)

HPE2088
Athletic Training Practicum II 2

Builds on the opportunities provided in Athletic Training Practicum I. Students will continue to observe and perform professional skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer in a collegiate setting. Emphasis will be placed on record keeping, therapeutic modalities, and acute injury care. Practical experience may include athletic training room duties, work with low and high risk sports, male and female athletes, and observation of orthopedic surgeries.

Health Professional

Course Number Course Title Credits
HPR1010
Dietary Nutrition 1

Studies the basic nutritional principles in clinical practice in health care. The course will cover factors which influence the nutritional status of individuals, methods of nutritional assessment and support, and diet modification for specific disease states. (1-0)

HPR1011
CPR Professionals 0.5

Meets the requirement for American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for those who work in Emergency Services, Health Care, and other professional areas. Material presented in the course is basic patient assessment, basic airway management, rescue breathing, and CPR for infant, children, and adult patients. (.5-0)

HPR1039
Medical Terminology 2

Discusses the structure of medical terms with emphasis on using and combining prefixes, roots and suffixes. This class includes terms related to major body systems, oncology, and psychiatry, as well as clinical laboratory and diagnostic procedures and imaging, and provides accepted pronunciation and spelling of terms used in the healthcare setting.

HPR1050
Basic EKG Interpretation 2

Provides instruction for interpretation of EKG strips, anatomy and physiology of the heart, and using three-lead monitoring as a guide. Twelve-lead EKG may be discussed. (2-0)

HPR1075
Special Topics .25 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

HPR2017
Kinesiology 4

Focuses on mechanical principles of kinematics, kinetics, muscle physiology, neurophysiology, and the interaction to produce function. Joint and muscle structure and function with application is a main focus. 

Humanities

Course Number Course Title Credits
HUM1003
Introduction to Film Art: GT-AH2 3

Introduces film terminology and narrative techniques to explore how film conveys meaning and to study the relationships among film form, content, and audience reception. This course emphasizes active viewing, discussion, and critical analysis of films from different cultures and eras. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

HUM1015
World Mythology: GT-AH2 3

Introduces an interdisciplinary approach to world mythology. The course illustrates and connects common themes in mythology to world religion, philosophy, art, literature, music, and contemporary culture using various interpretive methods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

HUM1021
Humanities: Early Civilization: GT-AH2 3

Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among diverse cultures, including European and non-European, from the prehistoric to the early medieval era. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

HUM1022
Humanities: Medieval-Modern: GT-AH2 3

Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among global cultures from the medieval to the early modern era. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

HUM1023
Humanities: Modern World: GT-AH2 3

Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among global cultures from the European Enlightenment to the postmodern era. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

HUM1075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

HUM2075
Special Topics 1 to 6

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Health & Wellness

Course Number Course Title Credits
HWE1001
Community First Aid and CPR 1

Prepares the student for certification in CPR and Basic First Aid. Skills will include basic life support, airway obstruction, control of bleeding, shock, and patient care for the unconscious. (1-0)

HWE1003
Mental Health First Aid 1

Covers common mental disorders and mental health crises. This course trains first responders to take basic action steps to address mental health issues. This course is not intended to train students as mental health professionals. (1-0)

HWE1050
Human Nutrition 3

Introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on personal nutrition. This course focuses on macro and micro nutrients and their effects on the functions of the human body. Special emphasis is placed on the application of wellness, disease, and lifespan as it pertains to nutrition. (3-0)

HWE1061
Fitness and Wellness 2

Provides information on fitness and wellness and to serve as a guide to design, implement, and evaluate a complete personal fitness and wellness program. (2-0)

HWE1062
Health & Fitness 3

Explores the six components of wellness: physical, social, intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and occupational. Topics include health risks, wellness behaviors, and personal behavior change in the areas of nutrition; exercise; substance abuse; stress management; cardiovascular and cancer risk factors; the aging process; and violence, death, and dying in our society. Provides tools to complete self-assessments and develop a wellness program for a healthier lifestyle across a lifespan. (3-0)

HWE2060
Exercise, Nutrition & Body Comp 3

Focuses on the concepts of improved performance in all fitness areas. Emphasis is placed on how carbohydrates, fat, and protein impact performance, and the relationship between metabolism and weight for all populations. Addresses unhealthy diets, eating patterns, and behavior modifications to change negative food relationships within a variety of populations. (3-0)

Industrial Maintenance

Course Number Course Title Credits
IMA1400
Basic Fluid Power 3

Provide an understanding of the fundamentals of fluid power, hydraulic transmission of force and energy, operation at the suction side of the pump, petroleum based hydraulic fluids, fire resistant hydraulic fluids, flow rates and velocity, properties of hydraulic fluids, and the function and construction of basic elements of a hydraulic or fluid power system. The course will cover hydraulic symbols and prints used in industry. (1-3.5)

IMA1500
Industrial Rotating Equipment 3

Explains the theory, operation, and maintenance of rotating equipment found in industrial environments such as gears, bearings, pumps, and compressors. Mechanical power transmission systems including direct coupling, belt drives, and chain drives are studied. Alignment techniques are practiced and related to the impact on machine vibration and equipment failures. The principals involved in the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and compressors will be discussed along with the function of connected components. (1-3.5)

IMA1700
Introduction to Industrial Maintenance 3

Provides an overall perspective and foundation for the person entering the industrial maintenance field. The fundamentals of machine operations commonly utilized in the process and energy industry will be presented. Maintenance personnel duties and responsibilities, general maintenance procedures, basic maintenance tools and equipment, basic fastening and securing and machine operating specifications will be covered. Emphasis will be placed upon the understanding of machine documentation. The student will be introduced to the logical process utilized in the diagnosis machinery and control system troubleshooting. Workplace safety will be stressed throughout the course. (1-3.5)

Journalism

Course Number Course Title Credits
JOU1005
Introduction to Mass Media: GT-SS3 3

Places the mass media in a technological, historical, and cultural perspective, considering the validity, integrity, and influence of the evolving media in a democracy. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (3-0)

JOU1006
Media News and Reporting 3

Introduces newswriting, reporting and interviewing with an emphasis on clarity, accuracy, timeliness and fairness.

JOU2025
New Media 3

Explores techniques and approaches in the latest delivery methods for new media journalism, ethics, technological advances, and media literacy. (3-0)

JOU2031
Introduction to Public Relations 3

Focuses on public relations and its role for individuals, non-profit organizations, businesses, and governments. This course covers research methodologies, principles, and practices necessary to become a public relations practitioner. (3-0)

JOU2041
Feature and Magazine Writing 3

Focuses on trade, consumer, and technical publications, manuscript development with emphasis on nonfiction, submission techniques, and trends affecting the marketing of manuscripts both in print and digital media. (3-0)

Literature

Course Number Course Title Credits
LIT1015
Introduction to Literature I: GT-AH2 3

Introduces fiction, poetry and drama. This course emphasizes active and responsive reading. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category

LIT1075
Special Topics 1 to 3

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

LIT2001
World Literature to 1600: GT-AH2 3

Examines significant writings in world literature from the ancients to the seventeenth century. It emphasizes active reading and understanding of the works and their cultural backgrounds. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2002
World Literature After 1600: GT-AH2 3

Examines significant writings in world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. It emphasizes active reading and understanding of the works and their cultural backgrounds. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2005
Ethnic Literature: GT-AH2 3

Focuses on significant texts by ethnic Americans including African-American, Native American, Latino/a, and Asian Americans. Emphasizes careful reading and understanding of the cultural and literary elements of the works. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2011
American Literature to Civil War: GT-AH2 3

Examines American literary works from pre-European arrival on the continent up to the Civil War, including works from diverse people that contributed to American literature. This course also explores historical and social contexts within various genres. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2012
American Literature After Civil War: CT-AH2 3

Examines American literary works from 1865 to the present, distinguishing among literary themes, genres, and schools of thought that illustrate historical and social contexts across a multicultural spectrum. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2021
British Literature to 1770: GT-AH2 3

Examines major works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the 17th century. Explores the historical, political, and social contexts of the works as well as the major themes which reflect and/or critique the social assumptions and values of the times. Besides fostering an understanding of works essential to western culture, the course will examine how these works are still influential and relevant to contemporary thought and culture. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2022
British Literature Since 1770: GT-AH2 3

Examines major works of British literature from the 18th century to the present. Explores the historical, political, and social contexts of the works and the major themes authors used to reflect and critique the social assumptions of their times. Besides fostering an understanding of works essential to western culture, the course examines how these works are still influential and relevant to contemporary thought and culture. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2025
Introduction to Shakespeare: GT-AH2 3

Explores works by William Shakespeare, focusing on a careful reading of these works as well as an exploration of pertinent contextual and historical information. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2055
Children`s Literature: GT-AH2 3

Examines the criteria for selecting appropriate literature for children. Explores literature through a variety of genres, age levels, values taught through literature, and literary and artistic qualities of various texts. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. (3-0)

LIT2075
Special Topics 1 to 3

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Management

Course Number Course Title Credits
MAN1028
Human Relation-Organizations 3

Introduces interpersonal relations most directly linked to attainment of organizational and individual goals in the business world. Other factors include motivation, career development, and conflict resolution. It explores the importance of effective communication in organizations. Addresses organizational issues such as employee motivation and customer complaints as related to product or service defects. (3-0)

MAN2000
Human Resource Management I 3

Provides an overview of the contemporary issues, theories, and principles used to effectively manage human resources. Topics covered include job analysis and design, talent acquisition and retention, planning and recruiting human resources, selecting employees, job placement, employee training and performance management, selecting employees, compensation and benefits, and retaining employees. (3-0)

MAN2005
Event Planning: Equine 3

Introduces the components of meeting planning, organization, personnel, finances, site selection, transportation, program design, promotion, arrangement of exhibits, and evaluation. (3-0)

MAN2015
Organizational Behavior 3

Introduces the behaviors of groups and individual members of organizations and how to influence their behavior. Emphasis is on the tools managers use to achieve organizational effectiveness. (3-0)

MAN2016
Small Business Management 3

Examines the elements necessary for the successful formation of a new small business and to enhance the skills of those already involved in the operation of a small business. This course includes the development of a complete small business plan.

MAN2026
Principles of Management 3

Provides an overview of the principles of management. Emphasis is on the primary functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling with a balance between the behavioral and operational approaches. (3-0)

MAN2030
Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility 3

Introduces the issues of race and ethnicity through the exploration of four major groups in the United States. This course explores issues of race and identity, racism and discrimination, stereotyping, prejudice, segregation, colonialism, integration, and acculturation pertaining to Americans of African, Asian, Latino, and Indigenous descent, as well as additional ethnic identities. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT SS3 category. (3-0) 

Marketing

Course Number Course Title Credits
MAR1011
Principles of Sales 3

Addresses ethical sales techniques, the role of selling, and the marketing process. Areas of emphasis include behavioral considerations in the buying and selling process and sales techniques. (3-0)

MAR1055
Social Media for Marketing in Business 3

Focuses on the use of social media as a business strategy and how to match strategy with the goals of the business. This course compares social media marketing with traditional marketing and explores online best practices to further business goals.

MAR2016
Principles of Marketing 3

Presents the analysis of theoretical marketing processes and the strategies of product development, pricing, promotion, distribution, and their applications to businesses and the individual consumer. (3-0)

MAR2020
Principles of Advertising 3

Examines the principles and practices of advertising and its relationship to business in order to promote a business or organization. Areas of major emphasis include advertising principles, strategies, media, copy and layout, and ethical considerations. (3-0)

Math

Course Number Course Title Credits
MAT0140
Career Math Support 2

Supports skill development necessary for success within Career Math. Co-requisite: MAT1140. (1-3-0) (This course replaces AAA078)

MAT0200
Algebraic Literacy Lab 1

Supports skill development in students registered in MAT0300  Algebraic Literacy. Topics covered in this course include those defined in MAT0300 and any prerequisite skills needed by the student. Co-requisite: MAT0300

MAT0240
Mathematics for Liberal Arts Support 2

Supports skill development necessary for success within Math for Liberal Arts. Co-requisite: MAT1240. (1-3-0) (This course replaces MAT080)

MAT0250
Quantitative Literacy 4

Develops number sense and critical thinking strategies, introduce algebraic thinking, and connects mathematics to real world applications. Topics in the course include ratios, proportions, percent, measurement, linear relationships, properties of exponents, and math learning strategies. This course prepares students for Math in Liberal Arts, Statistics, Integrated Math, and college level career math courses. (4-0)

MAT0260
Introduction to Statistics Support 2

Supports skill development necessary for success within Introduction to Statistics. Co-requisite: MAT1260. (1-3-0) (This course replaces MAT085)

MAT0300
Algebraic Literacy 4

Develops algebraic skills necessary for manipulating expressions and solving equations. Topics in the course include radicals, complex numbers, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, quadratic equations, absolute value equations, systems of linear equations in two variables, related applications, and linear inequalities. This course prepares students for MAT1340 College Algebra and MAT1320 Finite Math. (4-0)

MAT0340
College Algebra Support 2

Supports skill development necessary for success within College Algebra. Co-requisite: MAT1340. (1-3-0) (This course replaces MAT081)

MAT1100
Skilled Trades/Industrial Math 2

Provides a review of general mathematics, introductory algebra, systems of measurements, and methods of solving problems related to skilled trades and general industrial repair. It is designed for students in the repair industry. Topics may include algebra, geometry, graphs, measurement, and conversion between various systems of measurement. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (2-0)

MAT1120
Math for Clinical Calculations 3

Covers the mathematical calculations needed for enteral and parenteral medication administration. It is designed for students in the health disciplines. Topics include measurements, conversion between various systems of measurements, and methods of solving problems related to drug dosage and medication administration. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0)

MAT1140
Career Math: Program Emphasis 3

Agriculture Emphasis - Covers material designed for career and technical students who need to study particular mathematical topics. Topics include measurement, algebra, geometry, statistics, and graphs. These are presented at an introductory level and the emphasis is on applications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0)

Wind/Welding Emphasis - Covers material designed for career and technical students who need to study particular mathematical topics. Topics include measurement, algebra, geometry, and graphs. These are presented at an introductory level and the emphasis is on applications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0)

MAT1150
Technical Mathematics 4

Covers mathematical material designed for career and technical students. Topics include measurement, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and vectors. These are presented at an introductory level and the emphasis is on applications. (4-0) 

MAT1160
Financial Mathematics 3

Covers the fundamentals of financial mathematics. Topics including pricing, taxes, insurance, interest, annuities, amortization, investments. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0)

MAT1220
Integrated Math I: GT-MA1 3

Engages students in the concepts underlying elementary mathematics. The course emphasizes critical thinking and applications. Topics include the structure of number systems, an analysis of numerical operations, set properties, numerical and geometric patterns, and a variety of problem solving skills. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0)

MAT1230
Integrated Math II: GT-MA1 3

Engages students in the concepts underlying elementary level mathematics. The course emphasizes critical thinking and applications. Topics include probability, statistics, measurement, Euclidean geometry, and algebraic methods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0)

MAT1240
Math for Liberal Arts: GT-MA1 4

Highlights connections between mathematics and the society in which we live and is intended for liberal arts majors. Topics include set theory and logic, mathematical modeling, probability and statistical methods and consumer mathematics. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (4-0)

MAT1260
Introduction to Statistics: GT-MA1 3

Introduces descriptive and inferential statistics, with an emphasis on critical thinking and statistical literacy. Topics include methods of data collection, presentation and summarization, introduction to probability concepts and distributions, and statistical inference of one and two populations. This course uses real world data to illustrate applications of a practical nature. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 or MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores. (3-0) A.A. & A.G.S. Degrees only.

MAT1320
Finite Mathematics: GT-MA1 4

Covers topics including functions, matrix algebra, linear programming, and an introduction to probability and counting techniques. Emphasis is on applications. This course may include other topics such as statistics when time permits. This course is primarily intended for business, life science, or social science majors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate placement scores.

MAT1340
College Algebra: GT-MA1 4

Focuses on a variety of functions and exploration of their graphs. Topics include: equations and inequalities, operations on functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear and non-linear systems and an introduction to conic sections. This course provides essential skills for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) pathways.  This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0300 with a "C" grade or better OR appropriate placement score. (4-0)

MAT1400
Survey of Calculus: GT-MA1 4

Includes derivatives, integrals, and their applications with attention restricted to algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions for business, life science, and/or social science majors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT1340 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate test scores. (4-0)

MAT1420
College Trigonometry: GT-MA1 3

Explores trigonometric functions, their graphs, inverse functions and identities. Topics include: trigonometric equations, solutions of triangles, trigonometric form of complex numbers, and polar coordinates. This course provides essential skills for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) pathways. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT1340 with a "C" grade or better OR appropriate placement score. (3-0)

MAT1440
Pre-Calculus: GT-MA1 5

Extends algebraic concepts and explores the subject of trigonometry. Topics include: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities, and applications. This course provides essential skills for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) pathways. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT1340 with a "C" grade or better OR appropriate placement score. (5-0)

MAT2410
Calculus I: GT-MA1 5

Introduces single variable calculus and analytic geometry. Includes limits, continuity, derivatives, and applications of derivatives as well as indefinite and definite integrals and some applications. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of MAT1420 or MAT1440 with a "C" grade or better or appropriate test scores. (5-0)

MAT2420
Calculus II: GT-MA1 5

Continues the study of single variable calculus, which will include techniques of integration, analytic geometry, improper integrals, convergence of infinite numerical series and power series. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT2410 with a "C" grade or better. (5-0)

MAT2430
Calculus III: GT-MA1 4

Focuses on the traditional subject matter of multivariable Calculus. Topics include vectors, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, analytic geometry, multiple integrals, line integrals and applications. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT2420 with a "C" grade or better. (4-0)

MAT2560
Differential Equations: GT-MA1 3

Explores techniques of problem solving and applications. Topics include first, second, and higher order differential equations, series methods, approximations, systems of differential equations, and Laplace transforms. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT2420 with a "C" grade or better.

MAT2561
Differential Equations: MA1 4

Introduces ordinary differential equations. Topics include first, second, and higher order differential equations, series methods, approximations, systems of differential equations and Laplace transforms with an additional emphasis on engineering applications, and Laplace transforms with an additional emphasis on engineering applications and problem solving. Appropriate technology related to the mathematical field may be used as a component of the course. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT2430 or MAT2431 with a "C" grade or better. (4-0)

MAT2562
Differential Equations with Linear Algebra 4

Explores ordinary differential equations with an introduction to select topics in linear algebra. Course covers first and second order differential equations, series solutions, Laplace transforms, linear algebra, eigenvalues, first order systems of equations, and numerical techniques for solving differential equations. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT2420 with a "C" grade or better.

Multimedia Graphic Design

Course Number Course Title Credits
MGD1002
Introduction To Multimedia 3

Introduces the basic components of multimedia: text, graphics, animation, sound, and video. Students gain an introductory knowledge of various multimedia and design software programs. Students gain hands-on, technical, conceptual and aesthetic experience pertaining to the creation of multi-dimensional design and time-based media via an array of projects and demonstrations. Students will be introduced to career opportunities within multimedia fields. (3-0)

MGD1004
Videography 3

Offers an introduction to the principles and techniques of videotape production, including camera operation, basic script writing, lighting, sound and basic digital editing.  Detailed examination of the pre-production, production, and post-production processes, as well as aesthetics, will be included. (0-3)

MGD1011
Adobe Photoshop I 3

Concentrates on the high-end capabilities of Adobe Photoshop as an illustration, design and photo retouching tool. Students explore a wide range of selection and manipulation techniques that can be applied to photos, graphics and videos. Course competencies and outline follow those set out by the Adobe Certified Associate exam in Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop. (3-0)

MGD1012
Adobe Illustrator I 3

Concentrates on the high-end capabilities of Adobe Illustrator as an illustration, design and vector drawing tool. Students learn how to use the tools to create digital artwork that can be used in web design, print media, and digital screen design. Course competencies and outline follow those set by the Adobe Certified Associate exam in Visual Communication using Adobe Illustrator. (3-0)

MGD1013
Adobe InDesign 3

Introduces students to InDesign, a page layout program which integrates seamlessly with other Adobe design programs. InDesign delivers creative freedom and productivity to DTP. Class discussions and independent projects supplement hands-on classroom work. (3-0)

MGD1033
Graphic Design I 3

Focuses upon the study of design layout and conceptual elements concerning graphic design projects such as posters, advertisements, logos, and brochures. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MGD1011 or MGD1012 or MGD1013 or MGD1015 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

MGD1043
Motion Graphic Design I: Software 3

Explores the creation of animation and dynamic media for web and multimedia applications, conforming to professional standards. Emphasizes the manipulation of time-based media using key-frames, tweens and other technologies related to the specific software being utilized. Also examines the use of scripts to trigger timeline events and create basic interactive behavior. (3-0)

MGD2011
Adobe Photoshop II 3

Develops and reinforces image composition techniques learned in Adobe Photoshop I, MGD1011. Fundamentals are continuously reinforced as new design techniques are introduced. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MGD1011 with a "C" grade or better. (3-0)

Millwright - Wind Technology

Course Number Course Title Credits
MIL1001
Lifting Devices 1

Introduces the student to the types of rigging/lifting devices used in industry. Skills include the correct use of slings and common rigging hardware, including safe loading practices and the use of ANSI hand signals. (0.5-1)

Music

Course Number Course Title Credits
MUS1000
Music Theory Fundamentals I 3

Focuses on the foundational elements of music theory. The course will cover clef reading, pitch and rhythmic notation, intervals, scales, key signatures, triads and diatonic chords, and an introduction to ear training and sight singing. The course will help beginning music students, including those who have limited background reading music notation and understanding the fundamentals of music theory. (3-0)

MUS1006
Songwriting 3

Examines the various processes and styles of songwriting and offers techniques and ideas for creating songs ranging from functional to original. You will explore the common factors in all styles of songwriting and use them to bring out creative song ideas whether you have written songs before or have just always wanted to see if you could. A basic knowledge of music reading for any instrument and elementary music theory is recommended, but not required. (3-0)

MUS1010
Music Theory I 3

Reviews and builds upon music fundamentals, diatonic harmony, phrase structure, and analysis. The course introduces voice leading and four-part harmony in root position and inversions. For music majors transferring to a 4-year program. (3-0)

MUS1011
Music Theory II 3

Introduces harmony through four-part writing studying principles of harmonic progression, modulation, diatonic seventh chords, secondary dominants, keyboard harmony, and score analysis of binary and ternary form. (3-0)

MUS1012
Ear Training/Sight-signing I Lab 1

Provides exercises in sight singing, rhythmic reading, and melodic and rhythmic dictation. The course will include performance of melodies and rhythmic reading exercises. Ear training dictation topics includes rhythm, intervals, diatonic scales, melody, triad types, and scales. (1-0)

MUS1013
Ear Training/Sight signing II Lab 1

Continues to develop sight singing, rhythm reading, and dictation skills. The course includes expanded exercises in sight singing, rhythmic reading, and melodic and rhythmic dictation, as well as performance of melodies and rhythmic reading exercises. This course includes ear training topics. (1-0)

MUS1020
Music Appreciation: GT-AH1 3

Introduces the study of music focusing on intelligent listening skills, the elements of music and their relationships, the musical characteristics of representative works and composers, common musical forms and genres of various Western, and non-Western historical style periods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

MUS1021
Music History Medieval thru Classical: GT-AH1 3

Provides a historical survey of Western art music from the Middle Ages into the Classical period, including styles, genres, composers, works, and significant cultural and historical influences upon the repertoire. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

MUS1022
Music History Romantic to Present: GT-AH1 3

Provides an historical survey of Western art music connecting the classical period to the Romantic period and following to the present. This course includes the study of styles, genres, composers, works, and significant cultural and historical influences upon the repertoire. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

MUS1023
Survey of World Music: GT-AH1 3

Provides an overview of music from around the globe including folk, ethnic, non-Western and popular styles. Develops basic listening skills and builds a historical/cultural context for world music styles to enable an understanding and appreciation of global music. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

MUS1025
History of Jazz: GT-AH1 3

Provides an overview of jazz history covering the basic materials of music and the forms, media, genres, and the historical and cultural framework of each style period. This course emphasizes the building of critical listening tools and the development of a jazz music vocabulary. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (3-0)

MUS1027
Music in Film 3

Provides an overview of cinema music from the origins of film to the present. This course covers basic listening skills, basics of how music is used in film, and a historical-cultural context for Western and world cinematic styles to enable an understanding and appreciation of musical expression in film. (3-0)

MUS1031
Music Class I: (specify) 2

Provides group instruction in music, introducing basic techniques, repertoire, and sight-reading. (0-2)

MUS1041
Private Instruction - (specify) 1-2

1 credit primarily for non-music majors. 2 credits for music majors planning to transfer to 4 year school. Offers private instruction consisting of a thirty or sixty minute lesson per week. Participation in a student performance is required at least once each term for 1 credit. Regular attendance at and participation in student performances is required for 2 credits. First year, first term. (0.5-1)

MUS1042
Private Instruction - (specify) 1-2

1 credit primarily for non-music majors. 2 credits for music majors planning to transfer to 4 year school. Offers private instruction consisting of a thirty or sixty minute lesson per week. Participation in a student performance is required at least once each term for 1 credit. Regular attendance at and participation in student performances is required for 2 credits. First year, second term. (0.5-1)

MUS1051
Ensemble I: 1

First year, first term. Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. (0-3)

MUS1052
Ensemble II: 1

Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. First year, second term. (0-3)

MUS1053
Ensemble III: Concert Choir III 1

Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. First year, third term. (0-3)

MUS1054
Ensemble IV: Concert Choir IV 1

Rehearses and performs various types of musical literature. First year, fourth term. (0-3)

MUS1061
Computer Music Applications I 3

Introduces audio signal flow, Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), current computer music software, digital audio practices, Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) sequencing, and audio for video. (3-0)

MUS1063
Music Audio Production I 3

Provides music majors and students with a strong interest in music with a basic understanding of the music audio production process. The course covers the fundamentals of audio/music production and signal flow, fundamentals of sound, acoustics, and microphones, digital and analog technology, recording, and mixing. (3-0)

MUS1064
Music Audio Production II 3