From Advanced Server Administration and Principles of Fire Prevention to Welding Fabrication and Television News Producing, these are just a few of the new class offerings for Fall at College of DuPage.
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Fall 2016 - New Classes
(ACCOU 1160 001)
This course introduces federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes,
payroll tax forms, journal, and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on
computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing
appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions. Upon completion,
students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms,
and prepare accounting entries using appropriate technology.
Prerequisite: Accounting 1110 or equivalent or Accounting 2140 or equivalent.
Glass Fusing and Slumping
(ART 1823 002)
Introduction to glass fusing and slumping processes to make small and moderately sized glass objects. Exploration of the sculptural and optical properties of glass as forms of art and functional design. Includes kiln forming techniques, glass forms, glass types, and glass compatibilities. Prerequisite: Art 1101 or consent of instructor.
Intro to Automotive
(AUTO 1100 001, 002, 003, 004, HYB01)
An introductory course in the fundamental knowledge and skills that an automotive student will need for the automotive program. Students will learn shop safety, use of service information, automotive lifts, use of hand tools, identification of fasteners, and automotive measurement techniques.
Data Analytics & Visualization
(CIS 2735 001)
Focus of this course is to correctly use existing software products and gain an overview
of current analytics tools in Business Intelligence (BI). Through hands-on labs, assignments
and projects, this course teaches ways to build insightful and interactive dashboards
using a variety of data sources. This hands-on course is designed for database professionals,
data analysts, and professionals in business, social, health, and engineering fields.
Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1221 and Computer Information Systems 1222 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Advanced Server Administration
(CIT 2510 HYB01)
Administration of network server technologies and various types of server services
with in-depth hands-on practice. Topics include server image, software, storage, disaster
recovery, and troubleshoot. Prepare students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate
(MCSA) certification exam.
Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technology 1710 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Fast Casual Dining Operations
(CULIN 1103 001)
This course will teach students techniques in a fast casual concept positioned between
fast food and casual dining. Counter service will be emphasized through techniques:
merchandising, up selling and customer service. Focus on front and back of the house
positions in a fast casual restaurant.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Culinary Arts 1101 or 1171 or consent of instructor.
Baking Science and Techniques
(CULIN 1170 001)
Safe operation of baking equipment, proper food handling, identification and scaling
units of measure are the focus of this course. Class topics will also include: heat
transfer principles, ingredient function, methods, techniques and sensory properties
of baked products.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Culinary Arts 1120 or consent of instructor.
Cake Decorating Foundations
(CULIN 1174 001, 002)
Introduces techniques utilized in the decoration of cakes, pastries and confectionery items. Emphasis is placed on the skills required for cake decorating.
(CULIN 1175 001)
Introduces specialty baking for dietary restrictions. Emphasis on gluten free, low
sugar and restricted diets. Students will bake and examine products specifically designed
for dietary restrictions.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1171 or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Advanced Garde Manger
(CULIN 2154 001)
Explores commercial meat fabrication, portion control and importance of safe sanitary
butchery practice. Topics include terrine, fresh and fermented sausage preparation,
and preservation techniques.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 2153 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Intermediate Baking and Pastry
(CULIN 2176 001, 002)
Techniques utilized in the production of advanced composed cakes including mousse,
bavarian, entremet, verrine. Plated dessert will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1172 or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Artistic Chocolate and Sugar
(CULIN 2178 001)
This course will introduce techniques utilized in the production of amenity and showpiece
construction. Chocolate work, pastillage, blown and pulled sugar will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 2176 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Advanced Cake Decorating Techniques
(CULIN 2180 001)
Development of advanced techniques utilized in the decoration of cakes and confectionery
items. Techniques covered include: fondant, gum paste, royal icing, gelatin flowers,
modeling chocolate flowers, airbrush and lace work.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1174 or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Early Childhood Administration
(ECEC 2221 HYB01)
Students will gain practical experience in early childhood administration while working
with a child care center director, staff, young children, and families in a professional
setting. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of principles, practices,
and theories of early childhood education and care. Students will complete the 300
documented hours required for the State of Illinois Director Credential-Level 1.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and ECEC 1100, ECEC 1101, ECEC 1102, ECEC 1130, ECEC 1140, ECEC 2211, ECEC 2251, ECEC 2254, ECEC 2255, and ECEC 2256; all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.
(EDUCA 2220 002)
Students will be introduced to psychological principles underlying educational practice
with emphasis on application for instruction and assessment. Learner-centered instruction
and diversity will also be discussed.
Prerequisite: Psychology 1100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Education 1100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Education 1100.
(ENGIN 1100 001, 002)
This orientation course explores career options and requirements for various engineering
fields. The course covers the interrelationships within and between engineering, technology,
and science to allow differentiation between various career choices. It is intended
for engineering majors.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required.
(FASHI 2301 001)
Garment design using design room draping techniques on industry dress forms.
Prerequisite: Fashion Studies 1302 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Two.
Principles of Fire Prevention
(FIRE 1112 001)
Principles of Fire Prevention provides the fundamental knowledge relating to the field
of fire prevention and inspection. This course meets the National Fire Emergency Service
Higher Education (FESHE) requirements.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment is required in Fire Science 1100 or consent of instructor.
OSHA 10-Hour Landscape Safety
(HORT 1109 NET01)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Landscape training for entry level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry and landscape. Includes information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Students receive their 10 hour Card upon satisfactory completion of the course.
Irrigation & Water Management
(HORT 1114 NET01)
Principles and practices of landscape irrigation involving the use of water from proper system design and installation through maintenance and management.
Power Equipment Electrical
(HORT 1150 HYB01)
Basic electrical theory, circuit construction, and digital multimeter use. Service information and wiring diagrams used in power equipment diagnosis. Power equipment starting and charging systems. Small engine ignition systems. Electrical wiring repair techniques. Diagnosis of power equipment electrical systems.
Landscape Estimating & Bidding
(HORT 2235 001)
Fundamentals of creating landscape project estimates and bids to present to a client
including reading landscape plans, take-off's, plant pricing, labor rates, measuring
equipment, contingency, overhead
costs and math calculations.
Intro to Sustainable Urban Agriculture
(HORT 2300 001)
Principles of sustainable agriculture for urban production. Includes the ethical, practical and scientific aspects of agricultural sustainability addressing economic, social and environmental impacts of food and urban farming.
Sustainable Urban Veg & Herb Production
(HORT 2302 001)
Explores origin, crop requirements, harvesting, and management strategies for sustainable
urban production of vegetables and herbs.
Prerequisite: Horticulture 1100 or equivalent.
Hydroponic & Aquaponic Systems
(HORT 2304 001)
Introduction to concepts and practices of growing crops in hydroponic and aquaponic systems.
Advanced Restaurant Service
(HOSP 1152 002)
This advanced level service management course includes fine dining and a la carte
table service, with an emphasis on complex table and beverage techniques. Focus on
customer service skills, responsible service of alcohol, cash handling, and technology
systems in a lab setting. Students will analyze the service delivery system from the
conceptual development stages to the final measurement of guest satisfaction.
Prerequisite: Hospitality & Tourism 1151 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
(HVACR 1181 001, 002, 003)
Overview of heating systems and equipment used in the HVACR industry. Covers residential and light commercial forced-air systems, hydronic boilers, low pressure and high pressure steam boilers, electric heating, components, sequences of operation, and venting. Introduction to maintenance and troubleshooting.
Facility Electrical Systems
(HVACR 2110 001)
Advanced facility electrical systems and controls. Cover electrical control and design
of mechanical facility systems.
Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1110 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Hot water heating systems including residential and light commercial applications.
Piping systems and components are also covered.
Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
1105, 1110 and 1181 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Central Heating Plants
(HVACR 2187 001)
Theory of large boiler systems operation. Low and high pressure boilers, air handling
equipment, heat exchangers, pumps, controls, water treatment, accessories, service
and preventive maintenance are covered. Field trips to central heating plants are
Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1110 and 1181 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.
(HVACR 2235 001)
Explores the history and development of building commissioning. Includes types of commissioning, responsibilities of commissioning agents, instruments, building automation systems, types of reports, and functional testing. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 2230 and 2231, both with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Intro to Interpreting & Ethics
(INTP 2104 002)
Students will be introduced to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and
the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC). The role of the sign language interpreter
in various work settings will be explored. The history and current models will be
Prerequisite: Sign 2101 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Sign 2101 and Sign 2102 or concurrent enrollment in Sign 2102 or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Internet & Social Media Marketing
(MARKE 2270 HYB01, NET02, NET04)
Explore world of digital marketing through email, mobile, video, search engine and social media. Integrate digital tools into marketing campaigns to build brand equity, create awareness, and motivate desired consumer behaviors. Marketing 2210 is recommended.
(MPTV 1423 001)
Explores the role of on-camera talent in various television formats. Focuses on speech
improvement through the study and practice of voice control, proper breathing, and
diction. Includes an understanding of the role of the reporter and television news
anchor, as well as the role of talent in entertainment genres.
Prerequisite: Motion Picture/Television 1422 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Motion Picture/Television 1422 or consent of instructor.
Television News Producing
(MPTV 2431 001)
Focuses on the skills necessary to create content and produce a television news rundown:
choosing newsworthy stories, allotting time, and determining transitions with organization,
variety, and structure. Students will produce a live television newscast.
Prerequisite: Motion Picture/Television 2422 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Motion Picture/Television 2422 or consent of instructor.
State and Local Politics
(POLS 1105 001)
Students will be introduced to the basic principles of state constitutions and the
institutions they create. Additional topics will include the structure and function
of state legislatures, courts and chief executives. The structure and function of
city, county and other local governments is also considered as is the role of political
parties, pressure groups and public opinion.
Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.
Intro to Polysomnography
(POLY 2300 001)
Introduction to the role of the polysomnographic technician. Covers basic patient
care, patient assessment, infection control practices, emergency preparedness in the
laboratory setting, ethics and professionalism in healthcare, and basic polysomnography
Prerequisite: Admission to the Polysomnography program is required.
Polysomnography A & P
(POLY 2301 001)
Applied anatomy and physiology as related to polysomnography procedures and clinical
practice. Major emphasis on neurologic, circulatory and pulmonary systems associated
with normal and abnormal sleep, risk factors for sleep disorders, assessment for signs
and symptoms of sleep disorders, and the morbidity and mortality associated with sleep
Prerequisite: Admission to the Polysomnography program is required.
Clinical Practice I
(POLY 2303 002)
Clinical Practice in the performance of polysomnography testing. Includes patient
assessment for at-risk individuals, pre-testing preparations, sleep disorder testing,
procedural protocols, test documentation and results analysis.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Polysomnography program is required
Introduction to Islam
(RELIG 2230 001)
An introduction to both the Islamic religion and Islamic civilization. Explores the
life of Muhammad, early Islamic history, the Qur'an, the hadith, Islamic law, Sunnism,
Shi'ism, and Sufism.
Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.
Linguistics of ASL
(SIGN 2102 002)
Students will explore syntax, morphology, phonology, and semantics of American Sign
Language (ASL). This class is beneficial for students who want to become an Interpreter
or work within the Deaf community.
Prerequisite: Sign 2101 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
American Sign Language IV
(SIGN 2103 002)
In this continuation of ASL III, students will examine the structure of American Sign Language (ASL) grammar and complex conversational dynamics. Fingerspelling, numbers, and visual-gestural aspects will be further explored. Prerequisite: Sign 2101 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Sign 2102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Introduction to Data Science
(SOCIO 1205 NET01)
Students are introduced to a beginner level of the concepts related to data science including data gathering, data description, exploratory data analysis (EDA), data visualization, and data mining. Introduces the techniques of EDA, visualization, and mining through the use of specialized software. Examines the copyrights and ethical issues related to the use of public datasets.
(WELD 1820 001)
Welding fabrication class exploring the basic skills needed to notch, bend, form, and fit steel tube and sheet metal. The skills obtained in this course are applicable to motorsports based applications such as chassis and roll cage construction or many other tube and pipe assemblies. Prerequisite: Welding 1132 Gas Metal Arc (MIG) with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Welding 1142 Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.
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