Jun 07, 2020  
Catalog 2014-2015 
    
Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Academic Development

  
  •  

    ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College


    1 Credit(s).

    Transitioning to college is an interactive course designed to familiarize students with CCBC and foster the development of decision-making skills and learning strategies that link to success in higher education. This course will be organized and offered in four career academies (Health Professions, Business & Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts and STEM). Within this environment, students will explore tentative occupational choices and create an “academic road map” for their CCBC experience.


Academic Literacy

  
  •  

    ACLT 052 - Academic Literacy


    5 Billable Hours

    Provides intensive instruction in critical thinking, reading and writing as will be required for ENGL 101 and other 100-level courses. Using theme-based readings from a variety of genres, coursework will emphasize independent reading of complex academic texts, critical response to ideas and information in academic texts, and writing essays that integrate ideas and information from academic texts.

      Note: Any student whose placement involves RDNG 051 or RDNG 052 and ENGL 051 or ENGL 052 is eligible to enroll in ACLT 052.


Accounting

  
  •  

    ACCT 101 - Principles of Accounting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides in-depth study of the accounting cycle for sole proprietorships, including record-keeping, preparation of financial statements, and the theory of accounts; uses computer technology and problem-solving techniques to supplement classroom work. 3 lecture hours per week. Note: CLEP exam is accepted. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 052  or   and ENGL 052  or   or  ; and MATH 081  
  
  •  

    ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II


    3 Credit(s).

    Defines accounting practices for partnerships and corporations through the use of specific accounting problems; explains current accounting systems procedures and the preparation of financial statements, as well as managerial and cost accounting methods. 3 lecture hours per week. Note: CLEP exam is accepted. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s):  
  
  •  

    ACCT 116 - Computerized Accounting


    3 Credit(s).

    Studies the use of small computers in business, emphasizing accounting applications and the importance of accounting data to business decisions; places accounting principles in a computerized setting and introduces computerized accounting software. 3 lecture hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 101 
  
  •  

    ACCT 132 - Comprehensive Spreadsheets


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides in-depth study of an integrated spreadsheet environment that is widely used on microcomputer and network systems; studies spreadsheet, database, graphic features, macro development, the integration of this package with other microcomputer packages, data security, and data integration techniques.This course is delivered in a combination lecture and hands-on format. 3 lecture hours. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Same As:   . Credit can be earned for one course only.
    Prerequisite(s): CSIT 101  or written permission from program director or academic dean required
  
  •  

    ACCT 201 - Intermediate Accounting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Explains financial accounting standard setting, concepts of financial accounting, balance sheets and income statements, and revenue and expense recognition; defines accounting for current assets, current liabilities, fixed assets, and intangible assets. 3 lecture hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 102 
  
  •  

    ACCT 202 - Intermediate Accounting II


    3 Credit(s).

    Continues the study of financial accounting standards; emphasizes accounting for inventories, securities, stockholders’ equity, long-term liabilities, earnings per share, accounting changes, error analysis, and cash flow. 3 lecture hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 201  or written permission from instructor required
  
  •  

    ACCT 221 - Principles of Auditing I


    3 Credit(s).

    Details the fundamental principles of auditing, to include the study and review of internal accounting controls, auditing standards, professional ethics, and reporting standards; explores data processing and statistical applications of auditing. 3 lecture hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 202 
  
  •  

    ACCT 225 - Cost Accounting


    3 Credit(s).

    Describes the nature and purpose of cost accounting in relation to industrial situations; highlights common practices of job order cost accounting, processes, standard and direct costing, preparation of cost statements, analysis of cost information, and project planning and control. 3 lecture hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 102 
  
  •  

    ACCT 230 - Advanced Accounting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Studies the application of accounting and business problems; explains financial statement presentation, business combinations and consolidated financial statements, and foreign operations. 3 lecture hours per week. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 202 
  
  •  

    ACCT 231 - Advanced Accounting II


    3 Credit(s).

    Focuses on the application of accounting and business problems; presents real-life situations involving partnership accounting, government accounting, not-for-profit accounting and segment and interim reporting. 3 lecture hours per week. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 230 
  
  •  

    ACCT 241 - Tax Accounting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Examines fundamental federal, state, and local tax concepts, related to individuals. The course includes a comprehensive overview of the legislative process; basic tax structure; essential aspects of tax research; gross income; business, employee, and itemized deductions; and property transactions. The course provides experience in the use of various federal forms and schedules, including Schedule C for the calculation of profit/loss for sole proprietorships. A consideration of the ethical obligations of tax preparers is included. The course uses computer technology and problem-solving techniques to supplement classroom work. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 102 
  
  •  

    ACCT 242 - Tax Accounting II


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides a continuing study of fundamental federal tax laws and how they are applied to corporations, flow-through entities, estates and trusts. The course examines the tax treatment of various business and financial transactions as they relate to the specific type of entity that will be affected. The course also focuses on the business concerns of corporations (executives, board of directors, shareholders, and stakeholders), partnerships (members of the partnership), and estate and trusts (managers, executors, and administrators), as well as the professional and ethical responsibilities of the accountant.  3 lecture hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 241 
  
  •  

    ACCT 251 - Tax Preparation


    3 Credit(s).

    Focuses on the problem-solving approach to income tax preparation; highlights the short form 1040-A, regular 1040, and supporting schedules of investment income, itemized deductions, business income including self-employment tax, gains and losses on the sale of investment and business assets, and unusual tax computations. 3 lecture hours per week. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 102 

Africana Studies

  
  •  

    AASD 101 - Introduction to Africana Studies


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides an interdisciplinary approach to familiarize students with the basic concepts and literature of the African Studies field. This course surveys the major approaches to the study of the African Diaspora across several academic disciplines including history, psychology, literature, education, political science, sociology, philosophy, visual arts, the performing arts, economics, gender studies and others. The course analyzes past and current theories of race and ethnicity, power, institutional structures, key themes relevant to the Black experience, and the history and status of individuals and collectives throughout the African Diaspora. This course will privilege Black voices and focus on Blacks as actors in their own history, rather than as passive victims. This course will act as a corrective to older biased interpretations of Black history and culture. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or  
  
  •  

    AASD 111 - Introduction to African Civilizations


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides a survey of the African experience throughout history with a general overview of centers of African civilization from antiquity through contemporary times. The major centers covered include ancient pre-colonial societies of the entire continent of Africa, contact and trade outside societies, enslavement and colonization and independence. The course provides introductory knowledge of the fundamental differences and cultural commonalties that African peoples share with regards to language, religion, culture, family and politics. There is an examination of the influence that African civilization has exerted on other cultures as well as the impact of cross- cultural contacts on the African Diaspora especially that of Americans of African ancestry. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  or  
  
  •  

    AASD 121 - Introduction to Black Women’s Studies


    3 Credit(s). 3 Billable Hours

    Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the status, achievements, and experiences of Black women in society; analyzes past and current theories of gender, race, ethnicity, class, power, and equity; critically examines Black women’s experiences in social institutions such as the arts, education, the labor force, law, economics, politics, marriage and family life, religion, media and creative production; takes a global approach; examines the complex experience of being a Black woman and addresses such topics as identity, feminism, Black feminism, womanism, cross-ethnic sisterhood, social mobility, and activism from a socio-historical perspective. This course is an examination and comparative analysis of Black women in the African Diaspora with particular emphasis on their struggles for rights as Blacks and as women, and their contribution to the development of their respective societies. Same as WMST 121. Earn credit for one only. 3

    Same As:  
    Prerequisite(s):  
  
  •  

    AASD 211 - Black Representation in American Film


    3 Credit(s).

    Presents an overview of the African American tradition in Hollywood films. There is an analysis of the relationship between American film creation and members of the Black community as an expression of an evolving consciousness of race and ethnicity in America. The course examines the role of African Americans in the film industry both as creators and consumers of cinema. Students will view and analyze landmark full-length feature films chronologically starting in 1915 as a means of studying conventional race relations and stereotypes during the time period in which the film was produced. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): HIST 116  or AASD 101  with a minimum grade of C.

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration

  
  •  

    AIRC 110 - HVACR Safety, Tools and Methods


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the tools used in the HVACR trade and how to accomplish basic tasks. The course highlights construction of fittings made of sheet metal and glass duct board for air duct systems. Safe use of tools and safe procedures for soldering and brazing is emphasized. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    AIRC 115 - Fundamentals of Refrigeration


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces the compression refrigeration cycle, common refrigerants and their applications, and the theory of heat transfer as related to the refrigeration process. Teaches how to evaluate system performance and how to use tools and equipment for service and installation procedures such as charging, evacuating, and leak detection. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 051  or ESOL 042  and RDNG 051  or ESOL 044  or  ; and MATH 081  
    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    AIRC 121 - EPA Refrigeration Certification


    1 Credit(s).

    Reviews Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and procedures to properly handle refrigerants and prepares students for the EPA Technician Examination. Field experience is beneficial as the topics are covered quickly and assumes the student has prior knowledge. An additional fee is required for the test. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 115  or instructor approval.
    Lab Fee: $50.00
  
  •  

    AIRC 205 - Heating Systems


    3 Credit(s).

    Studies the construction and operation of gas fired, oil fired, and electric forced air heating equipment (and other related systems as time allows); introduces procedures for installing, testing, and adjusting and maintaining heating equipment. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Corequisite(s): MATH 081  and ELEI 101 
    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    AIRC 210 - Comfort Cooling Systems


    3 Credit(s).

    Applies the theory and principles of refrigeration to comfort cooling and explains the use of electric heat pumps in residential and light commercial applications. Describes the regulations and procedures that apply to refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclaiming and offers hands-on laboratory work in recovery and troubleshooting. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 115  and ELEI 101 
    Lab Fee: $45.00
  
  •  

    AIRC 212 - Energy Control Strategies


    3 Credit(s).

    Addresses all devices that are used to regulate energy use in buildings: from pneumatic to electric to electronic: from manual to automatic; from simple switches to microprocessors. An emphasis is placed on identifying and solving control calibration problems and improving energy efficiency through redesign and energy control strategies. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 205 , AIRC 210 , ELEI 101  or approval of program coordinator.

     

  
  •  

    AIRC 214 - Residential Estimates and Sales


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the procedures used to calculate costs for residential and commercial HVAC installation and services. The course emphasizes both hand calculations and computer programs to estimate accurate charges. Students develop skills necessary for success in sales of HVAC systems, parts, services and new installations. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 115 , AIRC 205 , AIRC 210  or approval of program coordinator.  
  
  •  

    AIRC 215 - Residential Load Calculations & Air Distribution


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces methods to calculate heat losses and gains (loads) for residential and commercial applications using the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Manual J and Manual D procedures and computer software programs. Students learn to select the proper heating and cooling equipment for maximum comfort and energy efficiency. The course also introduces air side equipment, components from manufacturers’ specifications and various instruments used to test and balance air distribution systems. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 210 , AIRC 205 , or approval of program coordinator  
    Lab Fee: $25.00
  
  •  

    AIRC 222 - Commercial Refrigeration Systems


    3 Credit(s).

    Investigates the methods and procedures used to analyze and diagnose problems with ice machines, reach-in coolers and freezers, and walk-in coolers and freezers. Emphasis is placed on light commercial type equipment . Students practice diagnostics through simulation and hands-on practice. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 115 , AIRC 210 , ELEI 101 , ELEI 201  or approval of program coordinator. 
  
  •  

    AIRC 223 - Commercial HVAC Systems


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the technology used in commercial, institutional and industrial cooling systems. Course work includes analysis of system performance and diagnosis of problems. Students examine equipment such as reciprocating and centrifugal chillers, absorption systems, cooling towers, fans and air handlers. Emphasis is placed on psychometrics, pressure-enthalpy diagrams and commercial load calculations. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 205 , AIRC 210 , ELEI 101 , ELEI 201  or approval of program coordinator. 
  
  •  

    AIRC 224 - Commercial Control Systems


    3 Credit(s).

    Incorporates both theory and hands-on learning in the areas of electronic controls, pneumatic controls and direct digital control (DDC) systems as each applies to a Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Course work will center on system components, writing diagrams, calibration and sequences of operation, problem analysis and troubleshooting and installation methods. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 205 , AIRC 210 ELEI 201  and ELEI 101  or approval of program coordinator. 
  
  •  

    AIRC 230 - Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides a comprehensive overview of renewable energies as applied to the HVAC Industry. Topics to include Solar PV. Solar HW, Geothermal HP, wind and other related evolving technologies. Discussion covers the principles of solar home design for both heating and cooling for new and existing construction. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): AIRC 205 , AIRC 210 , ELEI 101 , ELEI 201  or approval of program coordinator or instructor..
  
  •  

    AIRC 232 - Advanced Residential Systems


    3 Credit(s). 3 Billable Hours

    Presents advanced service techniques for maintenance and repair of residential air conditioning equipment and controls.  Students learn to troubleshoot and repair major components of a residential air conditioning system.  Topics include advanced system analysis, measurement of operating efficiency, and inspection and correction of all major components.
      2 hours Lecture; 2 hours Lab Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s):  ,   ,   , and   or approval of program coordinator

Allied Health

  
  •  

    ALHL 1 - Drug Dosage and Solutions


    0 Credit(s). 1 Billable Hours

  
  •  

    ALHL 104 - Introduction to Health Careers


    2 Credit(s).

    Provides opportunity to examine interests in allied health careers with emphasis on programs at CCBC; includes sessions at the CCBC Essex Career Development Center, campus library, and an area hospital. Presenters from CCBC allied health programs will visit the class. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 051  or  ; or ACLT 052  
    Corequisite(s): RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  
  
  •  

    ALHL 115 - Medical Terminology


    3 Credit(s).

    Studies the language of medicine including word construction, definitions, and use of words related to medical science in general; emphasizes the interpretation and translation of medical records and documents. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  ; or   
  
  •  

    ALHL 132 - Basic Nutrition


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores current concepts of practical and applied nutrition; studies food selection, current myths and misconceptions, the relationship of nutrients to optimal health, obesity and weight control, food choices, deficiency diseases, food preparation, health foods, additives and preservatives, food poisoning, and common diseases affecting the gastrointestinal system. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Same As: HLTH 132 . Credit can be earned for one course only.
    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 051  or   or  
  
  •  

    ALHL 135 - Nutrition


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides in-depth study of food groups and nutrients, including meal planning, weight control and common therapeutic diets. Designed for nursing students.

    Prerequisite(s):   and   or BIOL 109 
  
  •  

    ALHL 155 - Biomedical Ethics


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides a forum for students and practitioners in the allied health field to explore moral and ethical issues with which they are faced in the health care milieu. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Same As: PHIL 155 . Credit can be earned for one course only.
    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  and ENGL 052  or   ; or   ; and MATH 081 
  
  •  

    ALHL 232 - Contemporary Issues in Nutrition


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores current concepts of practical and applied nutrition such as; food selection, “empty calories”, current myths and misconceptions, the relationship of nutrients to optimal health, weight control, food preparation, health foods, “comfort food”, additives, food poisoning, etc. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Same As: HLTH 232  
    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101  or HLTH 101  or PEFT 101  ; and MATH 083  or MATH 073  
  
  •  

    ALHL 296 - Independent Study


    6 Credit(s).


Anthropology

  
  •  

    ANTH 101 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides exposure to the comparative study of human cultures; examines cultural diversity and the concepts and methods anthropologists use to study culture. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  or  
  
  •  

    ANTH 102 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology


    3 Credit(s).

    Explains the origins and development of humans including genetics, physical evolution and cultural development, examines fossil and archeological evidence with emphasis on anthropological methods and interpretation. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or   and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or  

     

  
  •  

    ANTH 103 - Introduction to Archaeology


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides an introduction to the techniques of archaeological investigation and analysis. Course work examines the principles of archaeological theory and the reconstruction of social systems of the past. Students gain experience in archaeological investigation, site identification, field excavation, artifact dating, and laboratory analysis. Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 052  or ESOL 054   and ENGL 052  or ESOL 052 ; or   
  
  •  

    ANTH 111 - Introduction to African Civilizations


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides a survey of the African experience throughout history with a general overview of centers of African civilization from antiquity through contemporary times. The major centers covered include ancient pre-colonial societies of the entire continent of Africa, contact and trade outside societies, enslavement and colonization and independence. The course provides introductory knowledge of the fundamental differences and cultural commonalties that African peoples share with regards to language, religion, culture, family and politics. There is an examination of the influence that African civilization has exerted on other cultures as well as the impact of cross- cultural contacts on the African Diaspora especially that of Americans of African ancestry. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Same As:   Credit earned for one only.
    Prereq/Corequisite(s):   or   and   or   ; or   
  
  •  

    ANTH 193 - Special Topic


    3 Credit(s).

    Analyzes specific anthropological topics, including those that cannot be covered sufficiently in Anthropology 101 and 102; provides specialized background necessary for broad foundation in Anthropology through discussion of such topics as Native American cultures, religion, culture and personality, and people and places through film.
      NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s):   or   and   or   ; or  
  
  •  

    ANTH 201 - Globalization in Cross Cultural Perspective


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the cultural, political and economic effects of globalization. Introduces students to anthropological theories of globalization and a global perspective on issues such as environmental sustainability, health, poverty, and warfare. This course uses international media to explore the effects of globalization on traditional societies. Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s): ANTH 101  or SOCL 101 

Applied Exercise Sciences

  
  •  

    AEXS 120 - Introduction to Applied Exercise Sciences


    3 Credit(s). 3 Billable Hours

    Introduces the Applied Exercise Sciences student to the demands and rewards of a career in health or fitness education; provides students the opportunity to apply what they learn in the class to gain practical experience and insight into the role of a health/fitness educator. Course offered fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

  
  •  

    AEXS 134 - Nutrition for Sports and Exercise


    3 Credit(s).

    Presents the principles, background, and rationale for current nutrition guidelines specifically for athletes and athletic performance.  Students explore the physiological science behind sports nutrition enabling them to assess the nutrient demands of athletes and active adults.  Students gain a comprehensive understanding of nutrition as it relates to sport and the influence of nutrition on exercise performance, training, and recovery.  NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Same As:  
    Prerequisite(s):   or   ; or  ; and  
  
  •  

    AEXS 140 - Principles of Cardiovascular Training and Weight Management


    3 Credit(s).

    Focuses on the theories and applied principles of physical training and conditioning with regard to cardiovascular respiratory endurance and body composition. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions

    Prerequisite(s): ACLT 052    OR
    Corequisite(s): ENGL 051  or ESOL 042  
  
  •  

    AEXS 183 - Cooperative Education I


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides an opportunity to earn academic credit while receiving knowledge derived from work performed on the job. Work is arranged by Program Director.

      Course offered every fall or spring semester, may be offered during additional sessions

    Prerequisite(s):  ,   ,  ,   ,   or  
     
  
  •  

    AEXS 220 - Methods and Materials of Fitness Instruction


    3 Credit(s).

    Prepares students to be an effective personal trainer or fitness instructor; incorporates multiple practical experiences to enhance communications, feedback, and evaluation skills leading to the development of the full expertise to be a fitness professional. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AEXS 140 
    Corequisite(s): AEXS 240 
  
  •  

    AEXS 240 - Principles of Muscular Conditioning and Flexibility


    3 Credit(s).

    Investigates the theories and applied principles of physical training and conditioning as they relate to flexibility improvement and muscular strength, endurance and power development; examines the principles and training variables of weight training, a detailed comparison of various weight training programs, and the development of power through plyometics. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): ACLT 052   OR
    Corequisite(s):   or   
  
  •  

    AEXS 250 - Management of Fitness Facilities and Programs


    3 Credit(s).

    Provides the health and fitness studies major with comprehensive information on the organization and administration of programs and facilities in the profession; covers the entire concept of management: policy development, budgeting, personnel, programming, facilities, legal considerations, and marketing. Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

    Prerequisite(s):     OR
    Corequisite(s): ENGL 051  or ESOL 042  
  
  •  

    AEXS 251 - Applied Exercise Sciences Seminar


    1 Credit(s).

    Prepares students for entry into the fitness field and American Council on Exercise certification. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): AEXS 140 , AEXS 220 , AEXS 240 HLTH 232  and   or  

Art, Design & Interactive Media

  
  •  

    ARTD 101 - The Studio Experience


    3 Credit(s).

    Focuses on the interrelationship of hand, eye, and mind in creating expressive works of art; includes studio work in two- and three-dimensional art, lectures, critiques, and museum visit. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 104 - Art Appreciation


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces students to visual art and the importance it plays in everyday life. This course will require students to think critically about art, the role individuals play in defining art, and how art relates to societal values of contemporary and historical cultures. Students will visit a museum, develop a basic vocabulary pertaining to the visual arts, and identify the differences between various media, disciplines, and periods.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or  
  
  •  

    ARTD 105 - History of Art I


    3 Credit(s).

    Serves as a chronological introduction to world Visual ARTD from prehistoric times to c. 1400 CE. This introduction focuses on analyzing works within their own historic, religious, political, and social contexts, as well as art’s relationship to cross-cultural contexts. Emphasis will also be given to the influence of ancient world art on contemporary arts, aesthetics, and cultures. Structural and formal elements will also be considered, as will the evolution of media and its impact on expression and the dissemination of ideas. This course will foster critical thinking skills by developing the ability to perceive, research, analyze, interpret, question, and articulate an understanding of art history in written, graphic, and verbal forms. A collective emphasis will focus on student understanding and the encouragement of an informed dialogue with our diverse cultural and artistic heritages.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or  
  
  •  

    ARTD 106 - History of Art II


    3 Credit(s).

    Serves as a chronological introduction to world visual arts from c. 1400 CE to present. This introduction focuses on analyzing works within their own historic, religious, political, and social contexts, as well as art’s relationship to cross-cultural contexts. Emphasis will also be given to the influence of historic world art on contemporary arts, aesthetics, and cultures. Structural and formal elements will also be considered, as will the evolution of media and its impact on expression and the dissemination of ideas. This course will foster critical thinking skills by developing the ability to perceive, research, analyze, interpret, question, and articulate an understanding of art history in written, graphic, and verbal forms. A collective emphasis will focus on student understanding and the encouragement of an informed dialogue with our diverse cultural and artistic heritages.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or  
  
  •  

    ARTD 109 - Introduction to Interactive Media


    3 Credit(s).

    Examines the use of computer technology to enhance presentations and create interactive educational and training materials; covers screen design, animation, and scripting. 2 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  and ENGL 052  or ESOL 052 ;  or   or permission of the program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 110 - Two Dimensional Design


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the elements and principles of design as applied to visual communication. Traditional and digital media are introduced as students work through a variety of visual design projects. Concept development and creativity are emphasized. This course is designed to prepare students for intermediate level visual arts courses in both transfer and career programs in art, design and interactive media. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or   or permission of program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $10.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 111 - Drawing I


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the basics of drawing using a variety of traditional materials & digital media. A series of drawing exercises and projects will be used to investigate subjects including still life, architectural perspective & the human figure. This course prepares students for intermediate level visual arts courses in both transfer and career programs in art, design & interactive media or for personal enrichment. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or   or permission of program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $10.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 112 - Color Theory


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the physical characteristics and psychological effects of color through exercises in various design applications. Emphasis is placed on the investigation of color effects that are used in the applied and fine arts. This course is designed to prepare students for intermediate level visual arts courses in both transfer and career programs in art, design and interactive media. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ;or   or permission of program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $10.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 113 - Three Dimensional Design


    3 Credit(s).

    Focuses on idea development using both traditional and nontraditional three dimensional materials and media. A hands on approach will be used in modeling, casting, carving, assemblage, mixed media, installation and time based artwork. Exploring a variety of subject matter, students will produce representational, abstract, and non objective artwork. This course prepares students for intermediate level visual arts courses in both transfer and career programs in art , design and interactive media. It may also be taken for personal enrichment. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ;  or   or permission of program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 114 - Digital Photography I


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the basics of digital camera operation, digital image capture, and the electronic output of photographic images for both screen-based and printed media. Students work through a series of technical and creative projects that provide a strong foundation in the hardware, software and techniques associated with digital photographic imaging. Students must have a digital camera. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  and ENGL 052  or ESOL 052 ;  or   or permission of the program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $60.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 116 - Digital Imaging I


    3 Credit(s).

    Teaches the skills required for creating, manipulating, and publishing digital images for both print and interactive media; includes extensive exposure to bitmap editing software, as well as use of vector/draw programs to develop technical and creative processes. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 120 - Sculpture I


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces 3-D Design concepts and the techniques of modeling, casting, and carving; includes a variety of media in the exploration of representative and non-objective works and provides models for figure and portrait studies. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):    or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $10.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 125 - Painting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Investigates various approaches to painting emphasizing basic methods and techniques of painting and color mixing; includes critical examination and discussion of classwork and outside assignments from the standpoint of formal organization. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week

    Lab Fee: $10.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 126 - Water Color Painting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Develops painting and sketching techniques using transparent and opaque matter-based media; explores still life, landscape, and figure painting elements. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Lab Fee: $10.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 130 - Ceramics I


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores ceramic materials and processes, emphasizing development of hand-building techniques and an introduction to the potter’s wheel; provides basic understanding of clay, glazes, and kiln operation. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 135 - Printmaking


    3 Credit(s). 3 Billable Hours

    Introduces students to the fundamentals of printmaking, Techniques and concepts involving relief, stencil, collagraph, and monotype printing will be explored. The historical traditions and contemporary practices of printmaking, including digital media will be discussed. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  and ENGL 052  or ESOL 052 ;  or   
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 140 - Computer Illustration I


    3 Credit(s).

    Teaches students to develop vector-based illustrations using an industry standard postscript drawing program. Students create images for print and screen publication ranging from simple vignettes to complex spatial compositions with conceptual themes. Images will incorporate strategic use of design elements and principles. Projects are developed using the design process and visual communication principles based on a design firm environment. Students will see their projects through to printed output from a service bureau. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Corequisite(s):    or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $20
  
  •  

    ARTD 142 - Typography


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the art, craft, technical procedures, and concepts involved in producing successful typographic design, which is a fundamental component of visual communications. Topics include history, 20th century typographers, changes in printing technologies, anatomy, classification, measurement systems, and readability. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   and   or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $20
  
  •  

    ARTD 144 - Design and Layout


    3 Credit(s).

    Focuses on design using the appropriate software for organization and placement of design assets within print layouts; survey topics include Gestalt principles, creative concepts, type specification, grid construction and destruction, color separation, history of layout design, copyright issues, and working with printers. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):    and    or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $20
  
  •  

    ARTD 148 - Digital Video


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores basic video design elements as students use audio and video software to create non-linear video productions. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):    or written consent of program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $20
  
  •  

    ARTD 150 - Animation


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the application software, concepts and skills required to design and create both frame-based and time based animation. Topics include storyboarding, transitions, character hierarchy/structure, masks, typographic animation and audio-synchronization. Creativity and effective visual design are emphasized. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   and   or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $20
  
  •  

    ARTD 153 - Interactive Scripting I


    3 Credit(s).

    Examines how to script animated projects using a time-based software package. Students learn how to develop cross-platform multimedia projects that utilize an ECMA-based scripting language to manipulate and control internal and external data. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Corequisite(s):    with a minimum of C or higher or consent of instructor.
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 160 - Fundamentals of Black and White Photography


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces contemporary black and white still photography; emphasizes basic film camera skills and darkroom techniques as foundation necessary for advanced study in photography. Students are required to supply a 35mm film camera with adjustable aperture and shutter speeds.
      2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must have a working 35mm camera with manual functions and the option to interchange lenses
    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 211 - Drawing II


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores advanced drawing theories and practices emphasizing life drawing and anatomy; provides models. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $15.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 220 - Sculpture II


    3 Credit(s).

    Develops principles and techniques of sculpture through the use of a variety of materials; constructions using welding, woodworking, and other methods will be explored. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):    or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $15.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 225 - Painting II


    3 Credit(s).

    Develops painting skills and methods emphasizing compositional organization and the use of color as an expressive element; provides models for figure or portrait studies and includes critical analysis of assignments. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $15.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 230 - Ceramics II


    3 Credit(s).

    Develops hand-building techniques; emphasizes perfecting of skills of throwing on the wheel, glazing, and other surface enhancement techniques. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $40.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 232 - Digital Imaging II


    3 Credit(s).

    Builds upon the skills learned in    and introduces advanced image manipulation and editing techniques using the latest software. Students produce a variety of projects that incorporate the use of complex channel and layer techniques, image compositing using raster and vector based components and color adjustments. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):    or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 233 - Computer Illustration II


    3 Credit(s).

    Builds upon the skills learned in    and introduces advanced vector drawing techniques; explores concepts involved in producing successful complex vector illustrations; challenges students to produce strong and creative solutions for a variety of design problems; encourages students to explore and develop a personal style of illustration. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ARTD 140  or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 236 - Design Screen Based Media


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores application software, concepts and skills required to design and create screen-based media. Topics include hypertext markup language, image preparation, web site preparation, site organization, and effective interface design using a variety of authoring software packages. Creativity and effective visual design are emphasized. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or   ; ARTD 109  and    or permission of the program coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 238 - Interactive Scripting II


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces programming using an event driven programming environment with an emphasis on simulation and game application; includes use of computers for learning games; event driven programming concepts; game hardware integration; usability and algorithm development; covers variables, functions, user centered design, control structures, data structures and random events. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of “C” in    and   or consent of instructor
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 240 - 3D Modeling and Animation


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the creation of 3D imagery for use in both print and interactive media. Major topics include the fundamentals of 3D modeling; including materials, textures, and surfacing, as well as lighting and scene creation. Project workflow and appropriate file formats for print and screen-based delivery are covered as students work through a series of progressively more complex illustration projects. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ARTD 116   and ARTD 140   or written permission from program coordinator required. This course may not be offered in all semesters, see registration schedule
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 241 - Sculpture III


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores advanced theories and practices related to additive and subtractive sculpture approaches in the round and in relief; provides models for figure and portrait studies. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):   or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $15.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 250 - Digital Photography II


    3 Credit(s).

    Teaches intermediate level digital imaging techniques and processes currently used in the field of commercial photography, including the production of large, high-resolution digital prints for portfolio presentation and exhibition. Students must have a digital camera. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ARTD 114   or permission of program coordinator
    Lab Fee: $60.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 254 - Photojournalism


    3 Credit(s).

    Challenges students to function as working professional freelance photographers. Assignments provide the student with a format to research a project, produce a body of publishable work, edit the visual story and write captions for their photographs. This course stresses the need to develop a signature style and produce photographs that have the power to influence while working in the social landscape. Digital equipment and imaging software, as well as conventional cameras, may be used to accomplish course goals. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ARTD 114  or ARTD 160  or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $60.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 256 - Photography Studio


    3 Credit(s).

    Introduces the principles of artificial lighting and digital camera work as they are applied in commercial studio photography; teaches commercial portrait and small product photography techniques through demonstrations and assigned projects; covers view camera techniques specific to small product photography; stresses professionalism and quality. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s): ARTD 114  or written permission from program coordinator required
    Lab Fee: $60.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 258 - Portfolio Development


    3 Credit(s).

    Explores the dynamics involved in the preparation of a professional portfolio for employment or for transfer to another course of study; emphasizes revision, discussion, and analysis of student work under consideration for inclusion into the portfolio. Preparation for the interview process includes the production of an appropriate resume, a review of methods used for contacting potential employers, and a rehearsal for the interview/presentation process. Freelancing, business materials, and client relationships are also topics of discussion and exploration. 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week.

    Prerequisite(s):  ARTD 111  or ARTD 116  or written permission from program coordinator required.
    Lab Fee: $20.00
  
  •  

    ARTD 261 - Travel Study


    3 Credit(s).

  
  •  

    ARTD 262 - Travel Study


    3 Credit(s).

  
  •  

    ARTD 263 - Travel Study


    3 Credit(s).

  
  •  

    ARTD 264 - Travel Study


    3 Credit(s).

  
  •  

    ARTD 265 - Travel Study


    3 Credit(s).

  
  •  

    ARTD 266 - Travel Study


    3 Credit(s).

  
  •  

    ARTD 293 - Independent Study in ARTD


    3 Credit(s).

    Course is offered independently to students.  

      Course is offered every Fall and Spring semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Need permission from the Program Coordinator.
    Lab Fee: $20.00

Arts and Sciences

  
  •  

    ARSC 103 - Natural Science


    3 Credit(s).

    Presents a survey of the fundamental principles in physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth sciences, and biology; includes origin of the universe, formation of the earth, origin of life, evolution, advances in technology, and problems confronting ecosystems. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  or   ; and MATH 082 
  
  •  

    ARSC 104 - Great Perspectives in Science


    3 Credit(s).

    Presents a review of developments in the natural sciences; discusses such topics as atomic theory, relativity, genetics, and cosmology and a variety of individuals such as Aristotle, Galileo, Newton, and Darwin. Courses offered less than once a year.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  or  ; and  MATH 082 
 

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11Forward 10 -> 17