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  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   1100
    Introduction to Paralegal Studies

    3 credit hours

    Designed to give students a basic understanding of the various functions of the paralegal/legal assistant's role in the American legal system. Builds a foundation of basic knowledge and skills necessary for someone seeking a career in the paralegal/legal assistant field. Prerequisite: English 1101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or a score in the writing placement test to place into English 1101 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   1150
    Drafting Legal Documents

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to purposes and uses of various legal document drafting formats. Focus is on creation of basic legal documents that meet professional standards. Prerequisite: English 1101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   1200
    Civil Litigation

    3 credit hours

    Designed to give paralegal students an understanding of the litigation process commencing from the initial fact-gathering stage through post-judgment proceedings. Builds a foundation of the procedural rules governing litigation as well as practice in comprehending and drafting litigation documents. Equal emphasis will be placed on practical application and theoretical knowledge. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   1250
    Legal Ethics/Law Office Organization

    3 credit hours

    Covers the rules of legal ethics and the regulation of the legal profession. Law office organization and management are discussed. Hands-on exercises using law office technology are also included. Prerequisites: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   1500
    Intro to Legal Research and Writing

    3 credit hours

    Instruction in the basic techniques and skills necessary to conduct legal research and to summarize the results of that research in appropriate written form. Students learn to use legal research tools (both online and print) and develop legal reasoning skills to craft written documents such as legal correspondence, legal memoranda, and legal briefs. Practical skills are developed through sequential written assignments which build analytical, research, and writing skills throughout the semester. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 and Paralegal Studies 1150 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and students must have been accepted into the program pursuant to the program admission requirements or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2100
    Advanced Legal Research and Writing

    3 credit hours

    Advanced techniques and skills in legal research and legal writing. Focus on analytical skills in the examination of case law and precedent to prepare a trial court memorandum of law and portions of an appellate court brief. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1500 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2150
    Bankruptcy Law

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to bankruptcy proceedings including the initiation of a case, schedule preparation, and debtors' and creditors' rights under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2200
    Criminal Law and Procedure

    3 credit hours

    Overview of criminal law and court procedures including criminal investigations, witness interviews, pretrial procedures, drafting court documents, trial preparation, and trial assistance. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2225
    Contract Law

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the law of contracts. Introduces concepts of contract formation, performance and non-performance, termination, breach, and remedies. Rules of contract interpretation are also discussed. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2250
    Corporations and Other Business Organiza

    3 credit hours

    Law of corporations and other business organizations. Includes the laws and business practices involved in sole proprietorships, general and limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies, and the legal forms that are commonly used in this practice area. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2275
    Environmental Law

    3 credit hours

    Introduces concepts of environmental law, including the major federal and state statutes. The roles of administrative agencies, the court system, and the paralegal are all explained. Ethical issues that may arise in the practice of environmental law are also explored. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2280
    Elder Law

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to legal, moral and ethical issues in elder law resulting from the increase in the elderly population. Topics of discussion include guardianship, housing, health care, estate planning, abuse and neglect, and discrimination. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2300
    Estate Planning and Probate Law

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the laws of wills, trusts and estates, and the role of the paralegal in estate planning and administration. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2350
    Family Law

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the basic concepts of family law, covering marriage, divorce, property division, spousal support, child custody, visitation, and support, tax consequences of separation, and divorce. Focus on preparation of related necessary court documents. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2380
    Immigration Law

    3 credit hours

    Explores the immigration and naturalization process in the U.S. Introduces visa categories and their requirements, other legal paths to immigration and bars to immigration. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2400
    Intellectual Property Law

    3 credit hours

    Overview of intellectual property law. Introduces concepts of ownership of intellectual property. Includes patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets, and how to prepare applications for protection of these rights. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2410
    Labor & Employment Law

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to legal issues that may arise as a result of the employer-employee relationship. Topics covered include history of employment law, federal and state laws regarding wage and hour issues, collective bargaining agreements, tort and contract law, and discrimination in employment. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2425
    Law Office Technology

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to software applications specific to law offices. Students will learn to format legal documents and use timekeeping, billing, litigation support, and case management software. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Office Technology Information 1200 with a grade of C. or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2450
    Real Property Law

    3 credit hours

    Focus on principles of residential and commercial real property law. Includes information concerning recording of documents, title protection, legal descriptions, deeds, leases, mortgages, and closing papers. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2500
    Personal Injury, Tort and Insurance Law

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on basic elements of personal injury, tort and insurance law. Includes intent, negligence, damages, and liability without fault, as well as issues in malpractice and products liability and related insurance issues. Incorporates instruction in reviewing and analyzing medical records. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2600
    Paralegal Practicum

    3 credit hours

    Capstone course integrating the application of all course work in the paralegal program. Students work in a law office under the supervision of an attorney and faculty advisor. Required seminars provide a forum for discussing issues related to working in the paralegal field, guidance in searching for jobs, and instruction about how to create a professional portfolio. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1200, Paralegal Studies 1250 and Paralegal Studies 1500 or equivalent and consent of instructor. Students must have been accepted into the program pursuant to the program admission requirements or obtain written consent of the instructor before enrolling in class. (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2700
    Paralegal Practicum II

    3 credit hours

    A continuation of Paralegal 2600 for students wishing to gain further on-the-job experience in employment sites related to their career objective. Designed to provide enhanced law office experience for a student desiring additional internship work. Cannot be used in place of required courses or electives within the paralegal curriculum. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 2600 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and consent of instructor. Student must submit application for enrollment at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester. (3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Paralegal Studies 1100 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Paralegal Studies (PLGL)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1100 (IAI H4 900)
    Introduction to Philosophy

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the student, through the study of knowledge, reality and human conduct, to the discipline that inquires into human nature and the world. Designed to increase the student's self-awareness and ability to think. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1110 (IAI H4 904)
    Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Study of the elements of ethics, including principle ethical theories, principles, concepts and meanings, and their practical application to moral problems, dilemmas and decisions. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1112
    Biomedical Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Study of the theories and principles of ethics as applied to the major areas of biomedical ethical concern: moral problems in the professional/patient relationship, in life and death, in allocation of scarce medical resources, and in medical and health care on a social scale. Current issues such as abortion, euthanasia and genetic research are considered. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1114
    Business Ethics

    3 credit hours

    A study of moral issues in business and the broader issues of economic justice through a study of ethical theories and their application to actual case studies. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1116 (IAI H4 904)
    Environmental Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Study of the theories and principles of ethics as applied to major areas of environmental and ecological concern: pollution, land use, animal rights, population, consumption and waste disposal. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1120 (IAI H4 906)
    Logic

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the student to the art and science of reasoning. Skills developed include analyzing formal and informal reasoning; identifying errors in reasoning and learning to avoid them; distinguishing different species of reasoning, including deductive and inductive styles of argumentation; and analyzing language for both logical and rhetorical force. Experience in non-remedial, college-level mathematics is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1125 (IAI H4 906)
    Critical Thinking

    3 credit hours

    An investigation into and application of the principles of effective thinking in order to develop and enhance one's ability to consciously direct focused mental activity to solve problems, achieve desired goals, evaluate beliefs and guide actions. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1130
    Social and Political Philosophy

    3 credit hours

    Philosophical inquiry into the basis of social and political authority and practices, as well as the proper relationships between individual and society and government. The nature of society, the state, rights, law and justice are considered with reference to contemporary social and political issues. PHILO-1100 is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1150 (IAI H5 904N)
    World Religions

    3 credit hours

    An introductory investigation of the main ideas from the world's major living religions, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shintoism and primal religions. Credit cannot be given for both Philosophy 1150 and Religious Studies 1150. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1160
    History and Philosophy of Education

    3 credit hours

    Development of Western educational philosophy in historical context. Significant philosophical theories and their influence on modern education. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.). Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   1840
    Independent Study - Individualized

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2010 (IAI H4 901)
    Western Philosophy: Greek-Renaissance

    3 credit hours

    Surveys philosophy as it developed from the classical period in Greece to the early advocates of scientific method, examining major philosophical figures in their historical contexts with an attention to how philosophy developed in response to historical, social and political events. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2011 (IAI H4 902)
    Wesn Philosophy: Enlightenment - Present

    3 credit hours

    Surveys philosophy as it developed from the modern period to the current era, examining major philosophical figures in their historical contexts with attention to how philosophy developed in response to historical, social, and political events. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2150 (IAI H4 905)
    Philosophy of Religion

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the student to the philosophical analysis and examination of basic religious concepts and beliefs, such as the nature of Ultimate Reality (e.g., God, Tao) and arguments for the existence of the Ultimate Reality. Other topics include religious experience, reason and faith, religion and morality, immortality and others. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2200
    Introduction to Philosophy of Science

    3 credit hours

    The foundations of scientific theory and methodology approached by means of philosophical analysis of the fundamental concepts in science, such as cause, prediction, function, motion, event, inductive generalization, statistical probability, and the space/time continuum. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2250
    Introduction to Philosophy of Art

    3 credit hours

    Philosophical theories of the creative process in art. Emphasis on form, significance, emotion, reality, association, and chance in the realm of aesthetic judgment and criticism. Credit cannot be given for both Philosophy 2250 and Art 2216. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2260
    Indian Philosophy

    3 credit hours

    The course traces early history and development of Indian philosophy. Philosophical themes common to six orthodox and three heterodox systems are investigated. Themes include the theory of reality, epistemology, ontology, metaphysics, self, perception, consciousness, creation, causality, and ethics. Additionally, the course looks at some of the modern developments in Indian philosophy. A number of prominent Indian thinkers and their attempt to relate Indian philosophy to the Western audience are examined. It is recommended that students have completed course work in a related subject area such as Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, or World Religions. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline, while building upon academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of more complex discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of the instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Philosophy (PHILO)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1100
    Fundamentals of Photography

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of the fundamental principles, techniques and application of camera-based image making. (3 lecture hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1101
    Foundations of Digital Photography

    3 credit hours

    Explores the techniques and applications of acquiring, manipulating, and outputting digitized photographic images utilizing Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1102
    Foundations of Film Photography

    3 credit hours

    Explores the techniques and applications for developing and projection printing of film camera images in the chemical darkroom. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1105
    History of Photography

    3 credit hours

    A visually oriented history of the development of photography in both its commercial and creative aspects. (3 lecture hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1200
    Intermediate Photography

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of various expressive devices contributing to aesthetic interpretation of a photograph. Emphasis is on the development of the student's self-expression. Prerequisite: Photography 1101 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1201
    Tools & Techniques-Digital Photography

    3 credit hours

    Technical skills for digital photography are covered including refinement of exposure, post-image capture processing, and manipulation. Issues addressing controlled output of digital images are also covered. Prerequisite: Photography 1200 or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in Photography 1200 or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1202
    Tools & Techniques for Film Photography

    3 credit hours

    Technical skills for film photography are covered, including refinement of exposure, development and printing of black-and-white images. Criteria for selection of appropriate equipment and materials are also covered. Prerequisite: Photography 1102 or equivalent and Photography 1200 or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1250
    Advanced Digital Imaging

    3 credit hours

    An advanced seminar in digital image-making concepts and techniques, allowing in-depth exploration of extended computer-based photo projects. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1260
    Alternative Photographic Processes

    3 credit hours

    Designed to meet the needs of the creative photographer. Allows experimentation with a variety of camera and darkroom options for producing photographic images. Prerequisite: Photography 1102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1300
    Studio Photography 1

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to making photographs in the studio. Techniques of using light as a creative tool are explored by using tungsten light and electronic flash. Prerequisites: Photography 1101 or equivalent and Photography 1102 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1400
    Color Photography 1

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to color photographic theory and aesthetics emphasizing the use of transparency and negative film materials. Color applications for digital photography are also addressed. Prerequisite: Photography 1101 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1450
    Nature Photography

    3 credit hours

    Introduces specialized techniques for photographing the natural environment. Emphasizes application of techniques in field situations. Prerequisite: Photography 1400 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1500
    Photojournalism

    3 credit hours

    The application of camera, lenses, film and digital media in the production of newsworthy photographs suitable for publication in newspapers, magazines and other visual communications media. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1820
    Selected Topics 1

    1 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1821
    Selected Topics 2

    2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Photography 1100 or equivalent, Photography 1101 or equivalent and Photography 1102 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (4 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: 32 semester credits in Photography and consent of instructor. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2100
    Extended Photographic Project

    3 credit hours

    A continued exploration of photography as a creative medium, allowing student time to pursue individual and/or commercial photographic interests while stressing critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 or equivalent, Photography 1202 or equivalent and Photography 1400 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2200
    Portrait Photography

    3 credit hours

    Explores all genres of portrait photography, including commercial portraits, formal and informal studio portraits, and environmental portraiture with film and digital media. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 or equivalent or Photography 1202 or equivalent and Photography 1300 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2300
    Studio Photography 2

    3 credit hours

    Advanced concepts for solving complex visual communication problems in the studio. Emphasis is on the aesthetic aspects of creating studio photographs. Prerequisite: Photography 1300, Photography 1400 and Photography 1201 or Photography 1202 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2350
    Studio Photography 3

    3 credit hours

    Advanced concepts in studio photography with an emphasis on creative solutions to complex photographic problems. Prerequisite: Photography 2300 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2400
    Color Photography 2

    3 credit hours

    Advanced concepts in color photographic theory and aesthetics using transparency film, negative film, and/or digital materials. Prerequisite: Photography 1201 and Photography 1400 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2700
    Professional Photographic Practices

    3 credit hours

    Capstone photography course that provides basic information for conducting business, with emphasis on the financial, legal, organizational, promotional, interpersonal and ethical strategies specific to the practice of photography as an occupation or a fine art. Development and creation of marketing materials and plans are also covered. Prerequisite: Student must have completed 20 semester hours of photography course credit or equivalent prior to taking this course or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2750
    Portfolio Presentation

    3 credit hours

    Preparation and presentation of work in portfolio form as required by most employers, galleries and transfer schools. Each student assembles a portfolio of images appropriate to their professional, educational or personal goals. Prerequisite: Minimum of 33 semester credits in Photography or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Photography (PHOTO)   2865
    Internship-Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1101
    Aerobic Fitness Lab I

    1 credit hours

    Aerobic training and strength training are emphasized in a personally designed fitness program that uses target heart rate and training zone techniques. Weight machines and cardiovascular machines are used in an activity program designed to develop three important results of physical fitness: strength, flexibility and endurance. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1102
    Aerobic Fitness Lab II

    1 credit hours

    Aerobic training and strength training are emphasized in a personally designed fitness program that uses target heart rate and training zone techniques. Weight machines and cardiovascular machines are used in an activity program designed to develop three important results of physical fitness: strength, flexibility and endurance. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1101 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1103
    Aerobic Fitness Lab III

    1 credit hours

    Aerobic training and strength training are emphasized in a personally designed fitness program that uses target heart rate and training zone techniques. Weight machines and cardiovascular machines are used in an activity program designed to develop three important results of physical fitness: strength, flexibility and endurance. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1102 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1104
    Aerobic Fitness Lab IV

    1 credit hours

    Aerobic training and strength training are emphasized in a personally designed fitness program that uses target heart rate and training zone techniques. Weight machines and cardiovascular machines are used in an activity program designed to develop three important results of physical fitness: strength, flexibility and endurance. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1103 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1106
    Aerobics I

    1 credit hours

    Aerobic fitness choreographed to music. Performance of basic exercise movements, patterns and dance steps to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscle tone, flexibility and rhythmic coordination. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1107
    Aerobics II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Aerobics I. Further improvement in cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscle tone, flexibility and rhythmic coordination. Increasing intensity of workouts and improving performance are main goals. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1106 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1108
    Sit & Stand-Chair Aerobics I

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    Balance, agility, flexibility, cardiovascular and muscular endurance are all enhanced as students exercise while sitting and standing. Participants are encouraged to work at their own level. Special populations and those who desire some portion of the class in non-weight bearing positions are targeted. (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1109
    Sit & Stand-Chair Aerobics II

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    A continuation of PHYS 1108. Exercises to increase balance, agility, flexibility, cardiovascular and muscular endurance are done while sitting and standing. More standing exercises (with or without support) are included. Participants are encouraged to work at their own level. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1108 or college equivalent (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1111
    Bench Step Aerobics I

    1 credit hours

    A high-intensity, low-impact exercise program that involves stepping up and down a step platform while simultaneously performing upper body strength training movements to the accompaniment of music. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1112
    Bench Step Aerobics II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Bench Step Aerobics I. Involves stepping up and down a step platform while simultaneously performing upper body strength training movements. Higher-intensity bench step moves and combinations are taught. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1111 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1113
    Power Step Aerobics

    1 credit hours

    A high-intensity, low-impact exercise program designed for the advanced step participant. Designed to further challenge the cardiovascular and muscle endurance systems with a variety of high-intensity propulsion movements, combined with basic and advanced step movement combinations. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1112 or equivalent, or bench step experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1115
    Wheelchair Aerobics

    1 credit hours

    Exercise class designed for those with limited mobility or confined to wheelchairs. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1123
    Boot Camp Fitness I

    1 credit hours

    A total body conditioning class with a "back to basics" non-choreographed approach. Traditional calisthenics and exercises, current training techniques and drills are used to improve all components of fitness. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1124
    Boot Camp Fitness II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Boot Camp Fitness I. Fitness workouts with a "back to basics" approach. Higher intensity exercises and workouts. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1123 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1125
    BOSU Training I

    1 credit hours

    A total body conditioning class that utilizes the BOSU training device to improve all components of fitness. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1126
    BOSU Training II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of BOSU Training I. Workouts designed to further improve fitness levels. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1125 with a grade of S or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1131
    Cardio Kickboxing I

    1 credit hours

    An exercise course that combines boxing, kickboxing, martial arts, aerobics and physical conditioning exercises to enhance cardiovascular and muscular endurance. All done to music. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1132
    Cardio Kickboxing II

    1 credit hours

    An intermediate cardiovascular endurance activity that combines boxing, kickboxing, martial arts, aerobics, and physical conditioning exercises to further increase skill and endurance. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1131 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1135
    Cardio Mixer I

    0.5 credit hours

    A challenging aerobic workout is provided using a mix of cardio training methods such as kickboxing, step, and basic aerobic dance moves. (1 lab hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1136
    Cardio Mixer II

    0.5 credit hours

    A continuation of Cardio Mixer I. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1135 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (1 lab hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1141
    Cross Training I

    1 credit hours

    A personal fitness program that aims to develop cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, flexibility and skills using the following facilities: (1) the Aerobic Fitness Lab, (2) the Al Zamsky Natatorium, and (3) the Strength Complex. Target heart rate and training zone techniques are emphasized. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1142
    Cross Training II

    1 credit hours

    A personal fitness program that aims to develop cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, flexibility and skills using the following facilities: (1) the Aerobic Fitness Lab, (2) the Al Zamsky Natatorium, and (3) the Strength Complex. Target heart rate and training zone techniques are emphasized. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1141 or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1143
    Aerobic Fitness Combo I

    1 credit hours

    An aerobic conditioning course that combines methods and styles of a variety of fitness courses. May include bench step, calisthenics, aerobic dance, cardio kickboxing, circuit training, body sculpting and walking/jogging. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1144
    Aerobic Fitness Combo II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Aerobic Fitness Combo I. Methods and styles of a variety of fitness classes with emphasis on a high intensity workout. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1143 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1151
    Fitness Walking I

    1 credit hours

    Fitness walking, power walking and cross country walking techniques. Students assess personal fitness levels and work to improve cardiovascular fitness and set personal goals. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1152
    Fitness Walking II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Fitness Walking I. Improvement of cardiovascular fitness through increased intensity and/or distance. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1151 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1153
    Jogging I

    1 credit hours

    A graduated program of jogging and running geared to each individual's fitness level and goals. Various jogging techniques, practices and safety procedures. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1154
    Jogging II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Jogging I. A graduated program of running geared to each individual's fitness level and goals. Further improvement or maintenance of cardiovascular fitness is a main goal. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1153 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1161
    Physical Fitness I

    1 credit hours

    A personal fitness program that includes progressive conditioning methods. Training exercises include: stretching, core training, jogging, sprinting, weight lifting and weight training. Also included: calisthenics, isometric and isotonic exercises, plyometrics, footwork agility drills and sport specific exercises. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1162
    Physical Fitness II

    1 credit hours

    An advanced personal fitness program that includes progressive conditioning methods. Training exercises include: stretching, core training, jogging, sprinting, weight lifting and weight training. Also included: calisthenics, isometric and isotonic exercises, plyometrics, footwork agility drills and sport specific exercises. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1161 or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1171
    Weight Training I

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to weight training. Application of the fundamentals of strength training through the use of machine and free weights. Basic anatomy and physiology associated with weight training and safe lifting procedures. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1172
    Weight Training II

    1 credit hours

    Fundamentals of an advanced weight training program. Application of strength training using weight machines and free weights. Anatomy and physiology associated with weight training and safe lifting procedures, along with the design of an individualized strength training program. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1171 or previous weight lifting experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1181
    Spinning I

    1 credit hours

    A 50-minute fitness class using "spinning" (stationary) bicycles. Cardiovascular endurance (aerobic and anaerobic) and muscular strength and endurance are developed. Music is used as a tool to motivate and inspire, as well as establish the pace, rhythm and energy level of the class. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1182
    Spinning II

    1 credit hours

    A 50-minute fitness class using "spinning" (stationary) bicycles. Advanced spinning techniques are implemented to further improve fitness level. Aerobic and anaerobic training are used. Music is used to motivate and inspire, as well as to establish the pace, rhythm and energy level of the class. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1181 or previous cycling experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1183
    Step/Slide/Sculpt

    1 credit hours

    Utilizing cross-training principles with the guidance of an instructor, this conditioning program uses the bench step, slide, high-low aerobics moves, resistance tubing and hand weights to improve overall fitness. Achieving improved muscular strength, endurance, cardiovascular endurance and body composition with a variety of exercise formats are the main goals. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1184
    Body Sculpting I

    1 credit hours

    A toning and conditioning course that utilizes a variety of resistance tools to firm and strengthen the entire body. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1185
    Body Sculpting II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Body Sculpting I. Workouts designed to further improve muscle endurance and tone. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1184 or equivalent, with a grade of S, or equivalent experience. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1190
    SAQSP Training

    1 credit hours

    Physical conditioning theories and drills for improvement in speed, agility, quickness, strength and power (SAQSP). Applications to individual and team sports, plyometrics and other high intensity fitness activities are covered. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1191
    Power Lifting I

    1 credit hours

    An introductory course in power lifting and training. Basic mechanics of major lifting techniques in the overall Olympic lifts. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1171 or previous weight lifting experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1192
    Power Lifting II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Power Lifting I. The course advances and builds on the techniques and intensity of the work performed in power lifting. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1191 or previous power lifting skills (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1300
    Baseball

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to the development of proper baseball fundamental skills, techniques and strategies. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1301
    Basketball I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning basketball emphasizing offensive and defensive fundamentals through team play. The following offensive fundamental skills are included: shooting, passing, ball handling, dribbling and player spacing. The following defensive fundamental skills are also included: body position, footwork, arm movements and court position. Team play is emphasized. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1302
    Basketball II

    1 credit hours

    Intermediate basketball emphasizing offensive and defensive fundamentals through team play. Offensive skills included are: jump shooting, movement passing, dribbling with both hands and ball handling with faking. Defensive skills included are: body position, advanced footwork, advanced arm movements and court awareness. Team play concepts and strategies are introduced. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1301 or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1311
    Golf I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning golf. Topics include: grips, stances, chips, putts, full swings, sand shots and club selection. Irons and woods are both used to develop the rhythm and timing of the swing. Also included are terminology, etiquette, scoring, pace of play and golf safety. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1312
    Golf II

    1 credit hours

    Intermediate golf. Progressive development in the fundamental grips, stances and strokes using irons and woods. Swing thoughts, ball flight laws, principles of contact and course management are emphasized. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1311 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1313
    Golf III

    1 credit hours

    The mental aspects of golf are emphasized. Topics include methods to better golf, various thought processes, statistical analysis and time management. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1312 or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1321
    Pickleball I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to the skills and practice of pickleball. Serving, forehand drives, volleys, strategies, rules and scoring. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1322
    Pickleball II

    1 credit hours

    Advanced skills, knowledge and strategies of pickleball. Emphasis on volleying, lobbing, net control, and advanced singles and doubles strategies. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1321 or equivalent skill (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1331
    Racquetball I

    1 credit hours

    Fundamentals of racquetball with emphasis on basic strokes, serves and the rules of the game. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1332
    Racquetball II

    1 credit hours

    Competitive racquetball with emphasis on advanced skills, strategies and tournament play. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1331 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1334
    Racquet Sports

    2 credit hours

    Tennis, badminton, pickleball and racquetball. Skills, rules, competitive strategies, and basic teaching methods are covered. (1 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1335
    Selected Team Sports

    3 credit hours

    Soccer, Softball/Baseball, Volleyball, and Basketball. Skills, rules, competitive strategies, and basic teaching methods. Prepares for teaching, coaching or personal performance. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1341
    Soccer I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to the fundamental skills and techniques of kicking, heading, passing and trapping. Team play, strategy and review of the rules. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1342
    Soccer II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Soccer I. Soccer II is designed for students with skill and knowledge of the sport. Emphasis placed on intermediate skills, strategies and team play. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1341 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1351
    Softball

    1 credit hours

    Fundamentals of softball: history, rules, strategy, basic skills of fielding, throwing, batting, pitching, base running, and team offensive and defensive philosophies. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1361
    Tennis I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning tennis. Topics covered include grips, stances, hitting positions, racquet-face control, forehand, backhand, serve and serve return. Basic tennis rules, scoring and etiquette are also emphasized. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1362
    Tennis II

    1 credit hours

    Intermediate tennis. Topics covered include forehand, backhand, serve, serve return, volley, overhead shots, approach shots and dump volley skills. Instruction in singles and doubles is strategy-based and emphasizes high-percentage shot-making. Rules, etiquette and doubles communication are also included. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1361 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1370
    Track and Field

    1 credit hours

    Overview of basic techniques used in track and field events. Training principles and methodology for competitive track and field. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1381
    Volleyball I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to the basic rules, skills, techniques and strategies of volleyball and their application to game play. Team play and intersquad competition. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1382
    Volleyball II

    1 credit hours

    Advanced skills, techniques and strategies of volleyball and their application to competitive game play. Designed for players with advanced skill and knowledge. Emphasis on team strategies and intersquad competition. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1381 or previous competitive volleyball skill (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1400
    Aqua Step

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to water fitness using bench stepping techniques for cardiovascular and muscle conditioning. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1401
    Swimming I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning and advanced beginning swimming skills (based on American Red Cross). Water acclimation, floats, glides, kicks, front crawl, combined back stroke, breath control, rhythmic breathing, elementary back stroke, deep water comfort and safety skills. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1402
    Swimming II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Swimming I. Further refinement of front crawl and elementary back stroke. Intermediate and advanced swimming strokes and skills: turns, back stroke, breast stroke, side stroke, butterfly and lap swimming for fitness. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1401 or equivalent skill (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1411
    Swim Conditioning I

    1 credit hours

    Students will participate in lap swimming using interval training, timed sets, and stroke techniques drills to improve their swimming ability, cardiovascular endurance and muscular endurance. Individualized swimming workouts are given. Participants should be comfortable in the water and be able to swim 25 yards. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1412
    Swim Conditioning II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Swim Conditioning I. Lap swimming and interval training to enhance cardiovascular and muscular endurance. Includes intermediate and advanced swimming work-outs, training methods and techniques. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1420
    Deep Water Fitness

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to low impact deep water aerobic conditioning, emphasizing cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility and endurance conditioning. This form of exercise uses the natural buoyancy of the body in the water, allowing for a decrease in the stress and strain on muscles, joints and ligaments. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1421
    Water Aerobics I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to low impact aquatic aerobic conditioning, emphasizing cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility and endurance conditioning. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1422
    Water Aerobics II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Water Aerobics I. A variety of aquatic exercises to further develop strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness in the water. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1421 or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1425
    Aquasize I

    0.5 credit hours

    A water aerobic workout that improves cardiovascular and endurance in a challenging yet low-impact style. Swimming ability is not needed. Bench step and muscle toning exercises are included. (1 lab hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1426
    Aquasize II

    0.5 credit hours

    A continuation of Aquasize I. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1425 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (1 lab hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1500
    Performance Nutrition

    1 credit hours

    Provides an understanding of consumption of specific nutrients at the right time and in appropriate amounts to enhance fitness and performance. Addresses formulation of eating plans, nutrition fueling, and specific guidelines for development of strength, power and endurance. (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1551
    Anatomy Tuneup

    1 credit hours

    An overview of basic anatomy designed for those who are preparing for certification in fitness, yoga or massage. (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1554
    Healthy Eating

    1 credit hours

    Basic and practical nutrition information that addresses misconceptions about the nature of food and nutrition in terms of overall wellness. Designed to provide personal appreciation, understanding and awareness of good nutrition and healthy eating. (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1555
    Personal Fitness Program

    1 credit hours

    Assessments of components of physical fitness are covered. These components include cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition, stress and nutrition. Students then use the information ascertained from the assessments to design a personalized exercise prescription. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1556
    Stress Management

    1 credit hours

    Exploration of the dimensions, sources, and physiological responses to stress. Emphasis is on the development of skills and techniques for managing stress (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1557
    Women's Health Issues

    1 credit hours

    Wellness topics specific to the needs, concerns and issues impacting women's health. (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1558
    Men's Health Issues

    1 credit hours

    Wellness topics specific to the needs, concerns and issues impacting men's health. (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1559
    Senior Health Issues

    1 credit hours

    Wellness topics specific to the needs, concerns and issues impacting senior health. (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1601
    Dancercise I

    1 credit hours

    An aerobic fitness class choreographed to music using ballet, jazz and other dance styles. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1602
    Dancercise II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Dancercise I. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1601 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1603
    Zumba I

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    A dance exercise class that is a fusion of Latin & International music and dance moves that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective workout. Zumba uses a simple dance style borrowing moves from such dances as the merengue, salsa, tango, flamenco. This is combined with aerobic fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize both cardiovascular fitness and body toning benefits. (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1604
    Zumba I

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    A continuation of the Latin infused dance exercise class Zumba I. Increased level of intensity and choreography Prerequisite: Physical Education 1604 with a grade of S or better or college equivalent or consent of instructor (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1611
    Ballet I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning ballet skills. Introduction to the movements and dance skills of classical and contemporary ballet, including basic positions, barre work, center floor work and simple dances. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1101 and Physical Education 1611 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1612
    Ballet II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Ballet I. Further work on the movements and dance skills of classical and contemporary ballet with emphasis on intermediate and advanced skills. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1102 and Physical Education 1612 Prerequisite: Physical Education 1611 or equivalent skill level (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1621
    Modern Jazz I

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to the movements and dance skills characteristic of jazz dance. This course provides an opportunity to condition the body in the areas of muscle and cardiovascular endurance, coordination, rhythm and balance. Class consists of isolated body movements, technique work, basic steps, step combinations, and traveling movements across the floor. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1107 and Physical Education 1621 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1622
    Modern Jazz II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of the movements and dance skills of Modern Jazz I. This course gradually adds advanced dance movements and step combinations. Increased opportunity for creative exploration and performance of jazz dance. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1108 and Physical Education 1622. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1621 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1623
    Tap Dancing I

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    An introduction to tap techniques and styles (including rhythm tap and Broadway tap) as well as historical origins and current trends. Emphasis on fundamental skills and rhythms, time steps, footwork, short combinations and styling. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1110 and Physical Education 1623. (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1624
    Modern Dance I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to body awareness, and movement in space. Technique, placement, and creative experiences are included in this course. Concepts of dance composition are studied through improvisation, vocabulary, and special awareness. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1104 and Physical Education 1624. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1625
    Modern Dance II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Modern Dance I. Further work on body awareness, and movement in space. Technique, placement, and creative experiences are included in this course. Concepts of dance composition are studied through improvisation, vocabulary, and spatial awareness. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1105 and Physical Education 1625. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1624 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1631
    Social Dance

    1 credit hours

    Traditional and modern ballroom dancing for those who desire to learn techniques of leading and following in a social dance setting. Waltz, foxtrot, swing and polka, as well as contemporary and/or novelty dances. None (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1641
    Recreational Dance

    1 credit hours

    Fundamental techniques of folk and square dancing. Etiquette, history, culture and music appreciation for specific dances are also covered. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1642
    Choreography & Composition of Dance

    2 credit hours

    Explores the process of using movement to give outward expression of inner sensations and feelings. Includes techniques for releasing tensions, developing imagery, improvisation, and discussion of aesthetic concepts. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1122 and Physical Education 1642. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1611, Physical Education 1621, Physical Education 1623, Physical Education 1624 or Physical Education 1644 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1643
    Dance Appreciation

    3 credit hours

    Various aspects of dance as a concert theatre art form and as entertainment with an emphasis on history, dancers, choreographers, trends, and major works of dance in the tradition of western civilization. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1100 and Physical Education 1643. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1644
    Dance Production & Performance

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Performance experiences as a dance company and practicum experience in production areas of theatre, dance, design technology, and theatre management. Students audition, rehearse, and perform dance in a college dance production. This course may be taken four times for credit. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1120 and Physical Education 1644. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (2 to 6 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1645
    Dance Pedagogy

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the key approaches to teaching dance. Provides practicum experience in the dance teaching process including study of instructional modes, dance learning styles, and factors affecting dance teaching and learning. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1130 and Physical Education 1645. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1701
    Aikido I

    1 credit hours

    A Japanese martial art based on harmony and non-aggression. The learning and performance of basic skills of the activity are stressed. Knowledge and techniques with special emphasis on safety, attitude and etiquette. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1702
    Aikido II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Aikido I. A Japanese martial art based on harmony and non-aggression. The learning and performance of basic skills of the activity are stressed. Knowledge and techniques with special emphasis on safety, attitude and etiquette. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1701 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1711
    Hapkido I

    1 credit hours

    Hapkido is Korean martial art that emphasizes defensive techniques and Ki (inner power) through the coordination of mind and body. Hapkido teaches blocks, kicks and strikes, but emphasizes joint-locking and pressure points. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1712
    Hapkido II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Hapkido I. Hapkido is a Korean martial art that emphasizes defensive techniques and Ki (inner power) through the coordination of mind and body. Hapkido teaches blocks, kicks and strikes, but emphasizes joint-locking and pressure points. These skills allow for effective control of an opponent. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1711 or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1721
    Judo I

    1 credit hours

    The learning performance of fundamental psycho-motor skills and techniques of judo, individually and/or as part of a team, with special emphasis on safety and sportsmanship. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1722
    Judo II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Judo I. Competition is encouraged when available, and more advanced techniques and strategies are explored. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1721 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1731
    Jujutsu I

    1 credit hours

    (Miyama Ryu) The art of Japanese Samurai from which judo and aikido were derived. JuJutsu is based on mechanical principles and is used only for defensive purposes. Benefits are improved fitness, coordination and defensive skill training. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1732
    Jujutsu II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of JuJutsu I. Advanced techniques and applications. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1731 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1741
    Karate I

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to karate and the basics of the martial arts called Tang Soo Do. Stance, blocks, punches, kicks, elbow strikes, techniques of self-defenses, and physical and mental conditioning. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1742
    Karate II

    1 credit hours

    Continued practice of Tang Soo Do skills and techniques with emphasis on intermediate to advanced level self defense skills. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1741 or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1751
    Personal Defense

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to personal defense skills. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1761
    Personal Safety for Women

    1 credit hours

    Emphasizes non-violent options (beyond traditional self-defense) to offset assault on women. Safety awareness, de-escalation techniques and physical techniques are included. Social conditioning that creates the "victim" profile, the differences between passive, assertive and aggressive behavior, and the most common ways women are assaulted are also included. 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1771
    Malay Silat I

    1 credit hours

    Malaysian martial art form that involves defensive principles, self-awareness, skill and sensitivity training. Encompassing both soft and hard styles, the main emphasis is on self-preservation, deception skills and keeping a low profile. Music and a form of dance are also a part of this practice. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1772
    Malay Silat II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Malay Silat I. Malay Silat techniques with emphasis on intermediate to advanced level self defense skills. Also includes the philosophy of the art. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1171 with a grade of S or better or college equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1774
    Flow Yoga I

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    A subset of hatha yoga, vinyasa flow is series of poses (asanas) joined together to create a smooth flow. Each asana or movement is syncronized with the breath and each movement is connected to the next. A slower moderate pace diffentiates this from power yoga. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1775
    Flow Yoga II

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    A continuation of Flow Yoga I, with additional sequences; encorporating intermediate level skills or longer duration of poses. Continued emphasis on the connection of breath and movement. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1174 with a grade of S or better or college equivalent (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1778
    Relaxation & Meditation Techniques

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    A variety of relaxation and meditation techniques are used to enable students to decrease stress, improve focus and develop an everyday peace of mind in the face of today's busy lifestyle. (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses in Physical Education cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the Physical Education discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific Physical Education topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in physical education. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation: The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 50 percent but not to exceed 75 percent. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning and/or the practical application of physical education concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics etc.)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1801
    Bowling I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to the fundamental skills and techniques of bowling. Etiquette, scoring, game procedure and rules are covered. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1802
    Bowling II

    1 credit hours

    Prepares students to advance from the level of a recreational bowler to competitive league bowler. Etiquette, scoring, advanced bowling technique, strategy and a review of the rules. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1801 or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1804
    Bicycle Touring

    1 credit hours

    Outdoor cycling for recreation and fitness. Riding skills, equipment, training techniques, nutrition and planning for bike trips and/or touring. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1805
    Angling

    1 credit hours

    Bait, spin-casting, still-fishing techniques, equipment care, and general fishing skills and practices. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1810
    Canoeing

    1 credit hours

    Fundamental skills of canoeing including basic strokes, safety and canoe camping. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1811
    Backpacking

    1 credit hours

    Basics of backpacking including wilderness survival skills, equipment, conditioning, first aid, environmental issues and etiquette. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1813
    Outdoor Environment Skills

    1 credit hours

    Weekend and/or weeklong outdoor strip allow for development of wilderness survival and safety skills primarily through experiences in camping. Rock climbing, backpacking, hiking and canoeing experiences, depending on trip. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1820
    Selected Topics

    0.5  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected.( .5 to 3 lecture hours, .5 to 3 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1821
    Fencing I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning fencing. Topics include the grip, the lunge, parry, riposte, body positions, footwork, and movements for advance and retreat. Rules, etiquette, fencing equipment, scoring, safety, playing courtesies and open bouting are also included. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1822
    Fencing II

    1 credit hours

    Builds on the skill of Fencing I by adding more advanced strategies of attack and defend. Footwork and speed drills are done with emphasis on good alignment. Time is divided equally between skill-building drills and practice bouts. Advanced strategies, rules, safety and etiquette are also emphasized. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1821 or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1831
    Marksmanship

    1 credit hours

    Marksmanship skills for police academy trainees. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within physical education to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with, and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1841
    Rock Climbing

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to rock climbing, emphasizing basic skills and techniques. Also included: equipment usage, care of equipment, terminology and safety. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1851
    Downhill Skiing I

    1 credit hours

    Downhill skiing emphasizing the development of basic skills and an understanding of safety procedures. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1852
    Downhill Skiing II

    1 credit hours

    Downhill skiing emphasizing the practice and development of intermediate skiing techniques. Safety procedures and practices are also stressed. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1851 (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1854
    Cross Country Skiing I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to cross country skiing skills. Skiing techniques, safety methods, winter survival techniques, care of equipment, orienteering and physical conditioning. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1855
    Cross Country Skiing II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Cross Country Skiing I skills. Advanced cross country skiing techniques, increased physical conditioning, orienteering and leadership skills. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1854 or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1901
    Hatha Yoga I

    1 credit hours

    Exploration and practice of the yogic system of mind/body awareness and fitness. Students improve muscular strength, endurance, flexibility and concentration. Release of stress and tension through yoga asanas (postures), pranayama (breath control) and meditation. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1902
    Hatha Yoga II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Hatha Yoga I. Further exploration of the yogic system of mind/body awareness and fitness. Challenging asanas that require higher levels of strength and balance, as well as increased practice of inversions, twists and backbends are covered. The chakra system of energy flow studied with the asana movements. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1901 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1904
    Gentle Yoga I

    1 credit hours

    A hatha yoga class designed to be less stressful on the joints. Asanas (poses) are chosen to emphasize flexibility and relaxation. Meditation techniques and restorative poses are emphasized. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1905
    Gentle Yoga II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Gentle Yoga I. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1904 with a grade of S or better or equivalent. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1908
    Vinyasa Flow Yoga I

    0.5 credit hours

    A type of hatha yoga that links the breath with each movement to create a seamless and easy transition from one pose to the next. (1 lab hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1909
    Vinyasa Flow Yoga II

    0.5 credit hours

    A continuation of Vinyasa Flow Yoga I. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1908 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (1 lab hour)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1911
    Pilates I (Mat)

    1 credit hours

    Students participate in a series of stretching and strengthening exercises based on the Joseph Pilates (pil-LAH-teez) method of body conditioning. Designed to develop muscle strength and tone. This is a mat course; machines are not used. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1912
    Pilates II (Mat)

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Pilates I. Stretching and strengthening exercises based on the Joseph Pilates method of body conditioning. This is a mat course; machines are not used. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1911 with a grade of S or better or equivalent (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1921
    Power Yoga I

    1 credit hours

    Yoga postures (asanas) are coordinated specifically to the breath and in a continuous flow to not only enhance flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, but also to improve cardiovascular fitness to a further degree than basic yoga. Release of stress through yoga postures, pranayama (breathing), and meditative techniques are also covered. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1922
    Power Yoga II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Power Yoga I. Increasingly advanced yoga moves (asanas) are coordinated specifically to the breath and in a continuous flow so as to further the components of physical fitness and overall wellness. Emphasis is on a more challenging workout. Release of stress through yoga postures, pranayama (breathing) and meditative techniques. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1921 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1931
    NIA Aerobics I

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to neuromuscular integrative action (NIA) aerobics. A holistic exercise course that combines martial arts, yoga, dance, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual exercises, and conditioning techniques. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   1932
    NIA Aerobics II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of NIA aerobics. Further neuromuscular integrative action (NIA) activities provide a unique workout that combines basic conditioning techniques, martial arts, yoga and dance, as well as emotional and spiritual exercises. Prerequisite: Physical Education 1931 or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2200
    Introduction to Physical Education

    3 credit hours

    A study of the history and development of physical education and the related areas of recreation, health, safety and athletics. Special emphasis is devoted to the aims and objectives of physical education. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2201
    Introduction to Coaching

    3 credit hours

    Principles, practices and philosophy of sports coaching for students interested in pursuing a coaching career at the youth, interscholastic or intercollegiate level. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2202
    Introduction to Athletic Programs

    3 credit hours

    A study of the organizational management and administration of athletic programs at the elementary, secondary, collegiate and professional levels. Emphasis is on both philosophical and practical aspects of athletics. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2203
    Teaching Sports Skills

    3 credit hours

    Motor learning, educational methods, and effective techniques for teaching sport and physical skills to school-aged children and adults. Experience in applying teaching techniques to others. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2204
    Theory and Practice of Baseball

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to baseball skills in the classroom and on the field covering skill progressions, strategies and teaching pedagogy of all nine positions of the game. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2205
    Theory and Practice of Soccer

    3 credit hours

    Knowledge, progressions and skills are emphasized in this fundamental approach to soccer. Offensive progressions include: fundamental skills, offensive moves, position breakdown, team formations and special plays. Defensive progressions include: team concepts, individual concepts, man-to-man defenses, zone defenses and special defensive formations. Team play and rules of the game are emphasized. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2206
    Theory and Practice of Basketball

    3 credit hours

    Knowledge, progressions and skills are emphasized in this fundamental approach to basketball. Offensive progressions include: fundamental skills, offensive moves, position breakdown, team offenses and special offenses. Defensive progressions include: team concepts, individual concepts, neutralization of offensive skills, man-to-man defenses, zone defenses and special defenses. Team play and rules of the game are emphasized. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2208
    Theory and Practice of Football

    3 credit hours

    Analysis, instruction and demonstration of the fundamental skills in football. A study of the various systems of play and the strengths and weaknesses of each. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2210
    Sports in Society

    3 credit hours

    This course will provide the students with a basic understanding of the theories and principles related to sociocultural issues, ethics, and morality in the sports industry. Students will be exposed to the current issues and trends that are prevalent in the sports industry. Topics may include, legal issues, amateur vs. professional athletes, technology and the media, issues related to gender, race, and or sexual orientation, and the globalization of the sports industry. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2224
    Theory and Practice of Track and Field

    3 credit hours

    Track and field coaching and teaching theories including skill technique for each event, season and daily practice preparation, and coaching methodology. Sprints, relays, hurdles, middle distance, shot put, discus, javelin, hammer, long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault and the multi-events are covered. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2230
    Theory and Practice of Volleyball

    3 credit hours

    Analysis, instruction, demonstration and teaching progression of the fundamentals of volleyball for the physical education major, player and/or future coach. Teaching and coaching methods, offensive and defensive systems and strategies, history and rule interpretations are included. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2233
    Theory and Practice of Fastpitch Softbal

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to fastpitch softball skills in the classroom and on the field covering skill progressions, strategies and teaching pedagogy of all nine positions of the game. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2238
    Skin and Scuba Diving

    3 credit hours

    Development of skills for floating weightless in the campus' 15-foot deep pool. Safety and survival underwater skills are achieved in classroom and pool sessions. Stresses understanding the environment, diving equipment and limitation of the individual. Successful completion of this course prepares the student for open water scuba diving. Scuba equipment is provided. Prerequisite: Demonstrate comfort in the water with reasonable swimming proficiency. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2239
    Skin and Scuba Diving II

    3 credit hours

    A continuation of Physical Education 2238. Refinement of previously learned skills and introduction to advanced skills. Prerequisite: Physical Education 2238 with a grade of S or better and/or certification and/or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2240
    Introduction to Sport Psychology

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the psychological reasons for people participating in various types of competitive and non-competitive sports. Application of psychological concepts to improve the athlete's personal growth and development with attention to the coach's role in accomplishing these objectives. Topics covered include: attainment of optimal arousal level, improvement of concentration, mental rehearsal for events, positive reinforcement, goal setting, relaxation techniques, and self fulfillment through non-competitive sports. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2244
    Lifeguard Training

    2 credit hours

    Students are trained and prepared to fulfill the requirements of the American Red Cross Life Guard Training certification. Topics include water safety, accident prevention, assist and rescue techniques, and the job requirements of a lifeguard. American Red Cross cards will be issued to those who qualify. Must be able to pass a swimming skills test at the beginning of class. Prerequisite: Swimming test at the discretion of the instructor. (Swimming skills at the level of "Swimmer" of the American Red Cross program recommended) (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2251
    Living With Health

    3 credit hours

    Personal and community health issues. Achieving overall wellness and implementing behavior changes through knowledge of current health research. Major topics may include: stress management, anxiety and mood disorders, relationships, nutrition, physical fitness and exercise, weight management, drug use and abuse, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2253
    CPR Training

    1 credit hours

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adult, child and infant. Automatic external defibrillator (AED) training. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2254
    First Aid and CPR

    3 credit hours

    The value and need for training in emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automatic external defibrillators are emphasized with certification granted upon successful completion of the course. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2255
    Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the responsibilities and duties of an athletic trainer including basic fundamentals and techniques, injury care and prevention, injury recognition, emergency care, supportive strapping and wrapping techniques, ordering of supplies, budgeting and the general operation of a training room facility. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2256
    Applied Procedures and Techniques

    3 credit hours

    Training room techniques and procedures. Applications to both hands-on practice and competitive field experience under the supervision of certified athletic trainers. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2257
    Athletic Taping Techniques

    1 credit hours

    Study and practice of supportive strapping, wrapping and taping techniques. Emphasis on proper techniques and appropriate injury situations requiring added support. (2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2258
    The Science of Nutrition

    3 credit hours

    Fundamentals of human nutrition. Basic biochemistry and physiology of all nutrients. Topics include anatomy and physiology of digestion, nutritional requirements and metabolism. Supplements, diets, and exercise applications are also addressed. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2260
    The Science of Physical Fitness

    2 credit hours

    Basic exercise physiology principles as applied to the development of personal and professional fitness programs. Major topics include muscle cell physiology, energy metabolism during exercise, nutrition for fitness, cardiovascular training, and muscular conditioning. (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2261
    Applied Kinesiology

    3 credit hours

    Functional anatomy and physiology essential to those in fitness and physical education professions. Special emphasis on the musculoskeletal system. Includes basic biomechanics and movement analysis for exercise and sport applications. Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2262
    Fitness Instructor Training I - Group

    2 credit hours

    Application of exercise and teaching principles for leading group exercise classes. Practical experience in leading a variety of fitness classes in preparation for teaching and/or certification. Prerequisite: Physical Education 2260 and Physical Education 2261 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2263
    Fitness Instructor Training II-Personal

    2 credit hours

    Application of exercise and teaching principles for personal fitness instruction. Practical experience in leading a variety of exercise methods and techniques in preparation for teaching and/or certification. Prerequisite: Physical Education 2260 with a grade of C or better and Physical Education 2261 with a grade of C or better, or concurrent enrollment in Physical Education 2261 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2264
    Sports Mechanics for Coaches

    2 credit hours

    Provides an understanding of sport science, the mechanics of human movement, and their application to athletic performance. Addresses sport protocols, coaching techniques, and kinesiology. (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2265
    Biophysical Foundations/Human Movement

    2 credit hours

    Provides an understanding of anatomical, mechanical, physiological, neural, and psychological bases of human movement. (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2270
    Introduction to Sports Marketing

    3 credit hours

    This course will cover the basic theories and principles of sports marketing and communications from sports and recreational facilities to professional and amateur sports. Reveals how to study and understand the market, develop a marketing strategy, clarify a sports organization's needs and goals, and implement marketing plans through sponsorship, fundraising, licensing, pricing, promotions, advertising, broadcasting and sales. (3 lecture hours)

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses in physical education cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the Physical Education discipline, while building upon academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level Physical Education classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific physical education topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in physical education. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 50 percent but not to exceed 75 percent. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of more complex physical education concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in Physical Education or consent of instructor

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2840
    Experimental/Pilot Class

    1  to 6 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within Physical Education. This course is used to pilot a proposal for a permanent discipline course. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2863
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    3 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 225 clock hours for three semester credit hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Education (PHYS)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1100
    Introduction to Physical Therapy

    2 credit hours

    Overview of the physical therapy profession within the health care delivery system from a historical, philosophical and organizational context. Explores the physical therapy frame of reference in various practice and treatment areas. Personal and professional qualities of the health care provider, professional ethics, and the psychological aspects of treatment are discussed. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1107
    PTA Pathophysiology

    2 credit hours

    Pathophysiology includes he study of diseases and disorders commonly seen in physical therapy practice. An overview of ethiology, manifestations and treatment of significant diseases with emphasis on musculoskeletal, nervous and cardiopulmonary systems. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1109
    Basic Health Care Skills and Principles

    3 credit hours

    Instruction in basic health care skills used in physical therapy including practice in wheelchair management, body mechanics, transfers, gait training, first aid skills. Study and practical application of basic massage techniques and their variations. Includes identification of anatomical structures, therapeutic intervention using soft tissue manipulation, stretches, joint range of motion, postural drainage, and chest physical therapy techniques. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1110
    PTA Documentation

    1.5 credit hours

    Observation, interviewing and medical note-writing techniques. Subject matter to include various assessment, treatment plan, progress note, and discharge summary formats. Emphasis on writing style, reimbursement guidelines and legal aspects of note writing. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program or consent of instructor (1.5 lecture hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1111
    PTA Kinesiology I

    2 credit hours

    The study of human movement utilizing principles of biomechanics, musculoskeletal anatomy and neuromuscular physiology. Analysis of human movement performed through the application of biomechanical principles including but not limited to force, resistance, osteokinematics, arthrokinematics and planes of motion. Emphasis on basic biomechanics, the articular system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system, the shoulder girdle and the shoulder joint. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1112
    PTA Kinesiology II

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of application of biomechanical principles and analysis of human movement. Explores in detail the relationship of these principles to the elbow, forearm, wrist, hand, lower extremity, head, neck, trunk, and to gait and posture. Prerequisites: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1111 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1114
    PTA Total Patient Care

    1 credit hours

    Discussion of topics related to the physical therapy profession, including psycho-emotional aspects of caring for the patient, psycho-social problems of the ill and disabled, aging, medical ethics and professional ethics. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1201
    PTA Therapeutic Modalities

    4 credit hours

    Therapeutic intervention utilizing physical agents including heat, cold, light, sound, water, electricity and electromagnetic waves in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases and injuries. Introduction to wound care, burn care and infection control. Emphasis on the application and the safe appropriate use of treatment modalities. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1109 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1202
    PTA Therapeutic Exercise

    2 credit hours

    Continuation of therapeutic exercise for all ages, including stretching exercise. Emphasis is on the development of exercise programs for correction of postural dysfunction and gait abnormalities including the use of orthotic devices relevant to mobility and daily function. Focus on therapeutic intervention for the patient following an amputation, including the use of prosthetic devices relevant to mobility and daily function. Assessment and intervention of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) issues are also emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1211 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1211
    PTA Therapeutic Assessment & Basic Int

    4 credit hours

    Therapeutic exercise including basic principles of exercise and basic evaluation skills pertaining to joint and muscle function. Emphasis is on the development of exercise programs for correction of specific conditions, muscle weakness and joint limitations as well as goniometric and manual muscle testing assessment. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant Program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1109 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1221
    PTA Clinical Practicum I

    1 credit hours

    Provides initial opportunity to implement a variety of physical therapy treatment plans. Students will be oriented to the roles and responsibilities of the physical therapist assistant (PTA) and will have their initial supervised contact with clients having physical dysfunction. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1201 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   1840
    Independent Study - Individualized

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2203
    PTA Neuromuscular & Cardiopulmonary Reh

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of physical therapy techniques used in the assessment and intervention of patients with cerebrovascular accident (CVA), spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurological disorders. Also includes rehabilitation of patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders. Prerequisites: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant Program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1202 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2204
    PTA Spec Patient Populations

    2 credit hours

    Overview of physical therapy for special patient populations including but not limited to pediatrics, geriatrics, bariatrics, lymphedema, women's health and incontinence. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 2203 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2212
    PTA Advanced Orthopedic Rehabilitation

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of the study of therapeutic exercise. Focus is on principles and application of progressive-resistive exercise, upper and lower extremity joint mobilization, and exercise progression. Emphasis is on orthopedic disorders and appropriate therapeutic intervention. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant Program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1202 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2214
    PTA Professional Issues

    1 credit hours

    Discussion of topics related to the physical therapy (PT) profession, including Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS), pharmacology, cultural diversity, research, licensure, and other legal and ethical aspects that influence current Physical Therapist Assistant practice. Discussion also focuses on current trends in physical therapy practice. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 2203 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2222
    PTA Clinical Practicum II

    1.5 credit hours

    Provides initial opportunity to implement a variety of physical therapy treatment plans. Students will be oriented to the roles and responsibilities of the physical therapist assistant (PTA) and will have their initial supervised contact with clients having physical dysfunction. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant Program and Physical Therapist Assistant 1221 with a grade of S or better or consent of instructor

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2223
    PTA Clinical Practicum III

    2.5 credit hours

    Clinical experience which provides students with opportunities to further improve their intervention skills, reinforce their intervention techniques, and reinforce concepts of proper body mechanics, therapist safety, and client safety. Further improve communication skills including documentation of goals, intervention plans and patient progress. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant Program and Physical Therapist Assistant 2222 with a grade of S or consent of instructor

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2224
    PTA Clinical Practicum IV

    3 credit hours

    Conclusion of supervised clinical experiences with opportunity to build upon knowledge and skills developed in prior clinical experiences. Focus is on entry level competencies in providing comprehensive and consecutive interventions within the larger framework of departmental operations. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program and Physical Therapist Assistant 2223 with a grade of S or consent of instructor

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYTA)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1100 (IAI P1 900L)
    Physics

    4 credit hours

    Conceptual study of laws of motion, forces, energy and momentum, properties and states of matter, heat and thermodynamics, wave motion, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and atomic and nuclear physics. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1115
    Lab Microprocessors and Microcontrollers

    4 credit hours

    Basic programming of microprocessors and microcontrollers that may be used in physics. Lab format with hands-on projects. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (2 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1150 (IAI P1 901)
    Physics and Society

    3 credit hours

    Study of applications of physics to society. This may specifically include the study of energy, thermodynamics, electrical power generation, electric circuits, nuclear power, nuclear weapons and modern particle physics. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 with a grade of C or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test (3 lecture hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1152
    Applications of Physics in Society

    3 credit hours

    Study of applications of physics to society. Includes the study of energy, thermodynamics, electrical power generation, electric circuits, nuclear power, nuclear weapons, and modern particle physics. Lab component included. Students receive credit for either Physics 1150 or 1152. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 with a grade of C or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1161
    Technical Physics I

    4 credit hours

    Conceptual and algebra-based study of classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism including laws of motions, forces, momentum, work, energy, rotational motion, electric charges, electric currents, circuits, magnetism, magnetic effects and electromagnetic induction. Emphasis is on physical concepts as applied to industrial/technical fields through completion of team projects. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Mathematics 1115 or Mathematics 1432 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1162
    Technical Physics II

    4 credit hours

    Conceptual and algebra-based study of matter properties, temperature and heat, ideal gases, wave motion, sound, light, AC electricity, and select topics of modern physics. Emphasis is on physical concepts as applied to industrial/technical fields in a series of team projects. Prerequisite: Physics 1161 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1201 (IAI P1 900L)
    General Physics I

    5 credit hours

    Algebra and trigonometry-based study of classical linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics (including work, energy, impulse, momentum, and collisions), fluids, heat, thermodynamics, periodic motion, and wave motion. Course is intended for students that have taken high school physics and have experience with right-angle trigonometry. (Students without high school physics are encouraged to complete Physics 1100 before enrolling in this course.) Prerequisite: Mathematics 1115 (or college equivalent) or Mathematics 1431 (or college equivalent) either with a grade of C or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (4 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1202
    General Physics II

    5 credit hours

    Algebra-based study of electrostatics, electric fields, Gauss' law, capacitance, current, resistance, magnetic forces and fields, electromagnetic induction, DC and AC circuits, electromagnetic waves, mirrors, lenses, optics, and modern physics. Note: The standard prerequisite is Physics 1201. While Physics 2111 may serve as an alternative prerequisite for taking this COD course, students are advised to check with their intended transfer institution(s) to ensure that the thermodynamics covered in Physics 1201 is not a requirement prior to embracing this alternative. Prerequisite: Physics 1201 or Physics 2111 with a grade of C or better (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1820
    Selected Topics

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2111 (IAI P2 900L/PHY 911)
    Physics for Science and Engineering I

    5 credit hours

    Calculus-based study of classical linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics, including work, energy, impulse, momentum, collisions, gravitation, periodic motion, and wave motion. (Students without a strong high school physics background are encouraged to complete PHYSI-1201 before enrolling in this course.) Prerequisite: Mathematics 2231 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2112 (IAI PHY 912)
    Physics for Science and Engineering II

    5 credit hours

    Calculus-based study of electrostatics, electric fields, Gauss' Law, capacitance, current, resistance, magnetic forces and fields, electromagnetic induction, AC circuits, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, geometric optics and physical optics. Prerequisite: Physics 2111 with a C or better (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2115
    Physics for Science and Engineering III

    4 credit hours

    Calculus-based study of fluids, thermodynamics, special relativity, introductory quantum mechanics, nuclear physics and particle physics. Prerequisite: Physics 2112 with a grade of C or better (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the discipline, while building on academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of more complex geographic concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2827
    Advanced Selected Topics II

    1 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by the course title listed in the college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. At least one course in Physics or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2840
    Experimental/Pilot Class

    1  to 6 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline. This course is used to pilot a proposal for a permanent discipline course. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Physics (PHYSI)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Political Science (POLS)   1100 (IAI S5 903)
    Introduction to Political Science

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to the study of political behavior, processes and institutions. Course includes a discussion and comparison of political ideas, theories, systems and policies. Focus on analysis of political problems on a national and global level, as well as a definition of central concepts. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1101 (IAI S5 900)
    American Politics

    3 credit hours

    Analysis of the dynamics and processes of the evolving American constitutional democracy: its origins, structure and problems. Areas of study include an in-depth discussion of the U.S. Constitution, federalism, civil liberties, interest groups, political parties, campaigns, elections, mass media, Congress, the courts and the presidency. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1160
    Modern Political Ideologies

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to major political philosophies and ideologies from John Locke to present-day political ideas. Topics may include Communism, Fascism, Liberalism, Conservatism, Utilitarianism, Capitalism, post-modernism,social contract theory and Libertarianism. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). The experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1821
    Selected Topics II

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1822
    Selected Topics III

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1823
    Selected Topics IV

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (6 lab hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1824
    Selected Topics V

    2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2203 (IAI S5 905)
    Comparative Politics

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the comparative study of developed and developing political systems. The politics and governments of selected countries are analyzed in their appropriate historical, social, economic and political settings. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2220 (IAI S5 904)
    World Politics

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to international relations and global politics. Discussion of different ideological perspectives such as Idealism and Realism, structure and function of international organizations, foreign policy and the role of diplomacy. Analysis of causes and consequences of war, poverty, international trade, international law, treaties, increase in population and global environmental destruction. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2221
    Politics of the Middle East

    3 credit hours

    Acquaints students with one of the key contemporary political problems in today's international arena. Few regions of the world provoke more interest, controversy or international crises than the Middle East. This course surveys the geography, history, politics and social development of this dynamic and volatile region for those with no previous knowledge or study of the Middle East. Prerequisite: Political Science 1100 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2230
    Introduction to Peace & Conflict Studies

    3 credit hours

    An overview of a broad spectrum of factors that prevent a peaceful solution to human conflicts. Define and analyze different conceptions of peace, explore various forms of violence and examine its conditions. Evaluate strategies that lead to peaceful methods of conflict resolution and management of existing conflict. (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2240
    Introduction to U.S. Foreign Policy

    3 credit hours

    An overview of U.S. foreign policy with six decades. The course provides a theoretical and historical overview of the major perspectives of the field as well as an evaluation of the actors and institutions that formulate foreign policy. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2250 (IAI S5 905)
    Politics of Latin American & Caribbean

    3 credit hours

    Examination of general themes in the politics of Latin America and the Caribbean with a particular focus on multiple countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Focus on the comparative historical experiences of the region spanning the past five centuries. Also examines development of each country with a focus on social, economic and political institutions and issues of recent significance. (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline, while building on academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less then 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of more complex discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor

  • Political Science (POLS)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics I

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. May be taken three times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2821
    Advanced Selected Topics II

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2822
    Advanced Selected Topics III

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2823
    Advanced Selected Topics IV

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Political Science (POLS)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Political Science (POLS)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Political Science (POLS)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Political Science (POLS)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1101
    Practical Nursing Concepts and Skills I

    10 credit hours

    Fundamental concepts and skills used by the Practical Nurse when caring for adult and elderly patients with normal and common health problems requiring medical/surgical interventions in a variety of health care settings. Application of the nursing process for health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and supporting a dignified death. Skills and techniques developed and demonstrated in nursing skills laboratory and clinical setting. Includes the administration of medications and intravenous therapy in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: Admission to the Practical Nursing Program and Psychology 2237 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (4 lecture hours, 16 lab hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1102
    Pharmacology for the Practical Nurse

    4 credit hours

    Concepts and skills related to the role of the Practical Nurse in the administration of medications and intravenous therapy to patients across the life span. Includes content about medications necessary for safe and effective patient care. Emphasis is placed on special considerations for the geriatric patient. Prerequisite: Admission into the Practical Nursing Program and Psychology 2237 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1103
    Practical Nursing Concepts and Skills II

    5 credit hours

    Concepts and skills required of the Practical Nurse when caring for adults and elderly patients requiring mental health interventions and for the childbearing family and children in a variety of health care settings. Application of the nursing process for health promotion and maintenance, and disease prevention. Skills and techniques developed and demonstrated in the clinical setting. Includes administration of medications and intravenous therapy. Prerequisite: Admission to the Practical Nursing Program and Practical Nursing 1101 and Practical Nursing 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1104
    Practical Nursing Concepts and Skills 3

    7 credit hours

    Advanced concepts and skills involved in the role of the Practical Nurse when caring for patients across the lifespan with normal and common health care problems in a variety of health care settings. Skills and techniques developed and demonstrated in the nursing skills laboratory and clinical setting. Includes the administration of medications and intravenous therapy in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: Admission into the Practial Nursing Program and Practical Nursing 1103 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Practical Nursing 1105 and Practical Nursing 1106 (4 lecture hours, 8 lab hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1105
    Practical Nurse Role Transition

    5 credit hours

    Integration of all concepts and skills taught in the previous nursing courses looking at more complex patient situations and nursing care. Skills and techniques are perfected in the clinical setting. Includes the administration of medications and intravenous therapy. Issues related to transition from student to practicing nurse. Includes a review for National Council Licensure Examination - Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) and strategies for success. Prerequisite: Admission into the Practical Nursing Program and Practical Nursing 1103 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Practical Nursing 1104 and Practical Nursing 1106 (2 lecture hours, 9 lab hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1106
    Issues and Trends in Practical Nursing

    3 credit hours

    Current nursing and health care issues and trends affecting Practical Nursing. Covers ethics and legal aspects of Practical Nursing practice. Comprehensive review of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. Prerequisite: Admission into the Practial Nursing Program and Practical Nursing 1103 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Practical Nursing 1104 and Practical Nursing 1105 (3 lecture hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   1107
    Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse

    6 credit hours

    Addresses differences in competencies between the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program and those of a practical nursing program as delineated in the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. Upon successful course completion, students will be awarded a practical nurse certificate and be eligible to sit for the practical nurse licensing exam (NCLEX-PN). Prerequisite: Successful completion of the METC Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program within the last five years. If more than five years, at least one year of experience using corpsman skills within the last five years. (2 lecture hours, 8 lab hours)

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Practical Nursing (NURSP)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   0485
    Personal Biofeedback & Stress Management

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to behavioral, cognitive and physiological correlates of stress and stress management including an individualized practicum in thermal and surface electromyography biofeedback. This course fulfills BCIA certification requirements for 10 hours of personal biofeedback training, as well as providing for internships in direct clinical biofeedback with clients/patients. (0.5 lecture hour, 1 lab hour)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1100 (IAI S6 900)
    General Psychology

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the study of behavior and mental processes with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics discussed included research methods, the biology of behavior, sensation and perception, stress and adjustment, learning, memory, cognition, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior and individual differences. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1140
    Human Sexuality

    3 credit hours

    An examination of human sexuality from a variety of psychosocial perspectives, with an emphasis on biological, psychological and cultural aspects. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1150
    Adjustment

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the theories of personality as they relate to dealing effectively with the adjustive demands of everyday life. The course includes coverage of the dynamics of stress and coping, interpersonal relationships including ethnic, racial and gender issues, and approaches to personal growth. Not IAI approved for psychology major credit. (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1180
    Introduction to Behavioral Research

    4 credit hours

    An introduction to descriptive and experimental designs used in the study of behavior. Course content emphasizes methodology, procedures, ethics in research, psychological measurement, basic data analysis and research report writing. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2205
    Physiological Psychology

    3 credit hours

    Examines physiology as it relates to behavior, including the influence of the nervous system, the endocrine system, genetics, and the body's chemistry on sensation, motivation, learning and other behavioral processes. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2210
    Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the student to the wide variety of psychological applications in business and industy. Topics covered include research methods, personnel psychology, performance evaluation, motivation and job satisfaction, organizational behavior, leadership and management, human factors, and consumer psychology. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2220
    Educational Psychology

    3 credit hours

    Coverage of the application of learning principles and psychological theories to the process of education. Topics include physical growth and development, learning theories, cognitive theories, concept formation, intelligence, creativity, multicultural education, motivation, assessment, evaluation, and the impact of culture on learning styles. May include observational experiences. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2230 (IAI S6 903)
    Developmental Psychology: Childhood

    3 credit hours

    Developmental study of the child from conception through adolescence with emphasis on the influence of genetic, physical, cognitive, emotional and social factors. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2233 (IAI S6 904)
    Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

    3 credit hours

    The integration of theory and research as they apply to the basic concepts and themes in adolescent development. Includes discussion of the physical, emotional, social, familial, moral, educational and cultural aspects of adolescent development and behavior. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2235 (IAI S6 905)
    Developmental Psychology: Adulthood

    3 credit hours

    Study of development of the normal adult from young through late adulthood concluding with the topics of death and dying. Includes the discussion of major theories of life span and adult development, as well as the development of self; cognitive, social and career development; physical health and aging; and coping, adaptation and mental health. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2237 (IAI S6 902)
    Developmental Psychology: The Life Span

    3 credit hours

    Study of development of humans from conception to death with emphasis on the scientific analysis of developmental patterns. Reviews research and major theoretical viewpoints on physical, cognitive, social, emotional, personality, career and moral development. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2240 (IAI S8 900)
    Social Psychology

    3 credit hours

    A systematic introduction to theory and research on the ways social factors influence individual and group behavior. Examines research methods, attitudes, social perception, conformity, leadership, group dynamics and the establishment of norms, emphasizing their effects on the individual. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2255
    Personality

    3 credit hours

    The scientific study of the origins of individual differences in thought, emotion and behavior. Topics covered include basic theoretical perspectives, assessment techniques, research methodologies, and current topics in personality research. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2260 (IAI PSY 905)
    Abnormal Psychology

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to the theoretical approaches and empirical research in psychology used to define, assess, categorize, prevent and treat psychological disorders. Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2270
    Health Psychology

    3 credit hours

    Examines theory and research on the reciprocal relationship between physical health, behavior and cognitive processes. Biopsychosocial factors related to the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of illness are explored. Attention is devoted to the impact of personal lifestyle on physical health, the interpersonal processes involved in the provision of medical care, and the emerging role of behavioral medicine in modern care. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2280 (IAI M1 902)
    Statistics for the Social and Behavioral

    3 credit hours

    Mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems through an examination of the application of statistical methods in the analysis of quantitative data in academic and applied research. Topics include descriptive methods, basic probability theory, probability distributions, statistical inference, correlation, regression, f-test, t-test, and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: Demonstrated geometry competency (level 2), and Mathematics 0482 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or qualifying A.C.T. math score and at least one course in the social/behavorial sciences or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected Psychology topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in the college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Psychology (PSYCH)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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