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ACC 121 -- Accounting Principles I

This course covers basic principles and procedures in accounting for both a service and merchandising business. It includes the accounting cycle, financial statement preparation, manual accounting systems, petty cash, bank reconciliations, receivables, inventories, and property, plant, and equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Early College, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111. (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 105 (as of Fall 2010)
ACC 122 -- Accounting Principles II

Second semester accounting continues with payroll, current liabilities, partnerships, corporations, bonds, cash flow statements, and financial statement analysis. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Early College), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = ACC 121 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ACC 221 -- Intermediate Accounting I

A detailed analysis of the content of financial statements covering problems related to revenue recognition, time value of money, cash, receivables, and inventories including calculation and analysis of financial ratios. US and international reporting standards are compared. The course begins with a brief review of the fundamental accounting process. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = ACC 122 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ACC 222 -- Intermediate Accounting II

A detailed analysis of the content of financial statements covering problems related to property, plant and equipment, investments, current liabilities and contingencies, bonds, an long-term notes, leases, income taxes, and shareholders' equity. US and international reporting standards are compared. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = ACC 122 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ACC 225 -- Cost/Management Accounting

This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of managerial cost accounting, its nature and tasks. Both job order cost systems and process cost systems are analyzed. The student begins building a knowledge base for managerial cost accounting through the analysis of the theory and practical applications of cost-volume-profit analysis, job costing, budgets and standard costing, and study of internal control systems in a manufacturing setting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = ACC 121 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ACC 122, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2010)
ACC 231 -- Federal Income Tax Problems

In this course, the student will learn income tax practices and procedures necessay to prepare an accurate individual income tax return. Basic tax research and planning will be incorporated. Payroll tax laws and procedures will be examined including computing wages and withholdings, computing unemployment taxes and analyzing and journalizing payroll transactions. The course includes preparation of individual and payroll tax returns. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ACC 122 (as of Fall 2013)
ACC 241 -- Principles Fraud Examination

This course is an introduction to the field of forensic accounting. Topics include the history of forensic accounting, the fraud triangle theory, financial statement misrepresentation, and fraud examination techniques, including fraud prevention and control. Students will be exposed to real-world cases in the area of forensic accounting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = ACC 122 with a 2.0 grade or higher. (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ACC 221, ACC 222, ENG 112 Recommended competencies: Critical reading ability is beneficial. (as of Spring 2015)
ACC 290 -- Accounting Internship

The accounting work experience is an elective of the two-year Associate in Applied Science degree in Accounting. The purpose of this work experience course is to provide an opportunity for students to acquire accounting work experience, to apply their skills in a real work setting, and to build ties with the business/professional community. Students spend 10 hours per week in this paid or non-paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 150 hours in an accounting site, students complete brief, reflective writing assignments. Students must apply at least one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Required: 12 semester credits of accounting in addition to a spreadsheet course. A minimum GPA of 3.0 in accounting. Approval of accounting instructor required. Minimum of 8 hours per week. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = 12 semester credits of accounting in addition to a spreadsheet course. This internship requires the approval of accounting instructor, a GPA of 3.0 in accounting and a minimum of eight hours per week spent on-site. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ACC 122, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2013)
ANT 102 -- Underwater Archaeology

This course will provide students with an introduction to theory, method, technologies, and practice in underwater archaeology, with case studies of prehistoric and historical sites worldwide, including the Michigan Great Lakes. This is a lecture-based course that provides a specialization in anthropology and the applied social sciences. This course also qualifies for NAS Part 3 credits. No diving is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 99 or placement into ENG 11/111 (as of Fall 2014)
ANT 113 -- Intro to Cultural Anthropology

The study of the role of society and culture in humankind's adaptation to a variety of environments is the focus of this course. A variety of cultures are studied, utilizing cross-cultural comparisons. This is an introductory course which provides a broad overview of the four fields of anthropology with some concentration on archaeology. Among topics considered are field methods, theories of cultural evolution, the family, kinship, economics, religion, political organization and language. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = ENG 99 or placement into ENG 11/111 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ANT 201 -- Nautical Archaeology I

This is an entry level course to the Nautical Archaeology Society Training Program and is aimed at introducing nautical archaeology to divers and non-divers, and promoting their interest in the subject. It provides the basic training in archaeological survey and project management with the aim of teaching students how to design, plan and run their own field work projects. The curriculum will be presented in the classroom and in an open water setting (or onshore site for non-divers) in the field. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = ENG 99 or placement into ENG 11/111 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ANT 102 (as of Fall 2014)
ANT 202 -- Nautical Archaeology II

This is a field archaeology course that allows students the opportunity to practice skills they learned in ANT 201. Students will design and execute a maritime archaeology project in the Grand Traverse region or other maritime landscape. Students may also participate in larger projects during special summer field schools hosted at NMC and abroad. Beach projects will be developed for non divers. The course will be offered during the summer semester on a flexible time schedule and is based on individual availability and weather conditions. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 100 -- Art Appreciation

This course prepares the student to make sense of the visual arts, with the emphasis on the process of evaluating meaning and value. The student is exposed to the various media and forms with which the artist works. In addition, the student is given a brief overview of the history of art from classical to the present. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 111 -- History of Western Art I

The course will introduce major trends of Western Art from Pre-History through Greece, Rome and the Middle Ages. Significant works of painting, sculpture and architecture will be presented within the social, political and cultural context of each period. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
ART 112 -- History of Western Art II

This course is designed to introduce major trends in Western Art from the Renaissance through Modernism to the present. Significant works of painting, sculpture and architecture will be presented within the social, political and cultural context of each period. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
ART 121 -- Drawing I

Drawing I introduces the students to basic drawing skills and techniques through the use of line, form, composition, perspective and the use of chiaroscuro. The course emphasis is on using drawing as a vehicle for seeing and communicating. Students will learn to judge proportions, create volume, depict the illusion of space and to analyze their own work as well as others. Black and white dry medium will be used for all assignments. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 122 -- Drawing II

Course will explore advanced methods in drawing including the effects of lighting, multiple panel design and conceptualizing of compositions with an emphasis on the use of new media and developing a personal style. Advanced use of color media and theory will be explored in this course. Assignments will include still life and object studies designed by both the instructors and students. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 121 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 131 -- 2-D Design

Course will study the concepts and theory of two-dimensional design, pattern, and color as they apply to visual perception and communication. Students will study visual structure, color and their application. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 132 -- 3-D Design

An introduction to the elements of construction and production of three-dimensional design. Shape, volume, mass, and interaction of forms and colors will be studied within a variety of conceptual modes, e.g. architecture, sculpture, package design, display, etc. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ART 131 (as of Fall 2010)
ART 151 -- Ceramics I

This is an introductory course consisting of instruction and development of hand-building skills and basic ceramic design. Students prove critical thinking and development of technical skills by completing hand building projects that include: sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels, and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Functional pottery, sculpture, and hybrids of these forms will be the focus of this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 152 -- Ceramics II

This course is an advanced studio intensive class that builds on the skills and knowledge developed in Ceramics I. Advanced projects using hand building and wheel throwing techniques will be completed for assessment. Projects will include the concepts of sets, bottle forms, wheel throwing, the human figure, and large stacking forms. Sketchbook/sourcebook documentation of research and design will be required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 151 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 161 -- Painting I

This course will introduce concepts of painting as well as principles of design, and the development of painting techniques. Students will be given painting projects/problems throughout the semester ending with a painting that incorporates the combined skills. Oils and/or acrylic paint will be used. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 162 -- Painting II

This course will continue to investigate the concepts of Painting I as well as elements of design, including the development of a personal style. Students will deal with more complex painting concepts, including a deeper understanding of color challenges. This course is designed to give a more independent/individual approach (than Painting I). Students will work in either oil or acrylic paint. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 161 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 165 -- Watercolor Painting I

An introduction to the techniques and materials of watercolor painting. Includes use of creative effects, additive and subtractive approaches, and mixing of color to create effective paintings in a step-by-step manner. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 166 -- Watercolor Painting II

Watercolor II deals with advanced problems in watercolor painting with special emphasis on individual development and creativity particularly in the area of compositional conceptualization. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 165 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 174 -- Digital Photography

The learner will gain a strong understanding of light, and how it illuminates the subject, become proficient in the use of the adjustable digital camera and demonstrate, explain and craft both the history and the creative process of photography. Visual learning will allow the development of a b+w and color core of composition. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 175 -- Color Photography I

Color Photography I is an intermediate photography course covering the basics of working with photographs in digital color form. Specific topics will include understanding the digital process and the controls available to maximize image quality, image enhancement using software programs (Adobe Photoshop), color theory as it applies to both image making and image enhancement, color management, and output to digital prints. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 171 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 181 -- Printmaking I

Printmaking I is an introductory survey course that introduces the student to a wide variety of print media: relief, intaglio, embossing and monotype. Students will gain knowledge of the history, conception, production and presentation of achromatic prints. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ART 121 (as of Fall 2010)
ART 182 -- Printmaking II

Printmaking II expands on processes and concepts explored in Printmaking I with the emphasis on more complex techniques including lithography, drypoint, and collagraphs. Students will refine their technical skills and concepts begun in Printmaking I. Students will explore contemporary printing techniques and issues. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 181 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 213 -- Modern Art History

This course examines the history of art from the beginning of the 20th century to present. Emphasis is placed on the continuing connection between modern art movements and the relationship of art to current social and cultural contexts. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
ART 221 -- Life Drawing I

Life Drawing I involves comprehensive studies in drawing the human figure with a variety of materials and discusses the solution of the problems of figure drawing used to advance the general qualities of grace, rhythm, and form. Explorations include gesture drawing, contour drawing and drawing the figure in motion. Life Drawing I will work primarily in charcoal and pencil. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 121 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ART 122 (as of Fall 2010)
ART 222 -- Life Drawing II

Life Drawing II is an advanced study of problems in drawing the human figure in multiple views and in longer studies with an accent on composition and dealing not only with the model but the environment the model is in. Life Drawing II will include the introduction of color and wet media. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 221 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 275 -- Color Photography II

Color Photography II is an advanced photography course dealing with the use of digital photographic tools and techniques to create artistic work. On the technical side, specific topics will include advanced tools for image control, advanced features in software digital imaging programs (Adobe Photoshop and plug-ins), color management in the digital environment, and multiple options for the output of work in a variety of forms. On the artistic side, the work will be to create an extended, coherent visual project that reflects the interests of the student. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = ART 175 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ART 297A -- I/S Art

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ASL 101 -- American Sign Language I

ASL 101 introduces students to the language and culture of Deaf people in the United States and most of Canada. This course will focus on building vocabulary and dialogue structures needed for introductory conversation about purposeful topics, the use of non-manual grammatical markers such as facial expression, use of fingerspelling and numbers, and an introduction to the rich history and culture of the Deaf Community. Students will participate in interactive classroom activities using a "voices off" policy to ensure ASL immersion. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ASL 102 -- American Sign Language II

ASL 102 furthers student knowledge and experience of the language and culture of Deaf people in the United States and most of Canada. The introduction of additional vocabulary and grammar structures furthers students' ability to communicate meaningfully with ASL users. Students will develop greater insight into the Deaf culture through the context of ASL literature and current topics relevant to the Deaf community are explored. "Voice off" policy is used for more extended periods of time. While developing communication skills, students will simultaneously mature in their understanding of the Deaf experience. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = Successful completion of ASL 101 or instruction permission. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ASL 103 -- American Sign Language III

ASL 103 is a continuation of ASL 101 and ASL 102, expanding the emphasis on ASL grammar, vocabulary development, and Deaf culture. Dialogue, short stories, narratives, and short conversation, both receptive and expressive, will be featured through the course. Meaningful conversational topic development is emphasized. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = Successful completion of ASL 101 and ASL 102 or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AST 100 -- Observational Astronomy

This is an introduction to astronomy. The goal of this course is to acquaint the student with the constellations, solar system objects, and their motions, the celestial sphere concept and co-ordinate system. Stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies are also studied. Students will use naked-eye observations as well as telescopes, spectrograph, photometer and CCD camera to observe and report findings. Each session includes training in the operation of equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AST 109 -- Planetary Astronomy

Characteristics and properties of the solar system and its components are presented to students in the context of the history of discovery. This information is integrated with student observational data to develop a mathematical model in the laboratory. The model is developed by incorporating equations used to compute characteristics and properties of solar system components. The model is utilized by students to encourage understanding of why the solar system has evolved to its current state by evaluating the effects of changes in values of fundamental measured properties and characteristics. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = ENG 99 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = AST 109L
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 11/111, may be taken concurrently, and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2012)
AST 109L -- Planetary Astronomy Lab

See AST 109 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = AST 109
Recommended prerequisites = None
AST 119 -- Astronomy

History of discovery of the nature of the cosmos and its contents is the format utilized to develop understanding of the nature of stars and the universe, and the physical principles determining this nature. These principles underlie our proficiency for prediction of the nature of the universe and our ability to make observations of our universe. The principles are analyzed by means of a student developed mathematical model incorporating the quantitative relationships derived by physicists and astronomers. Observations provide students with the sky knowledge and data necessary for prediction of stellar characteristics. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = ENG 99 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = AST 119L
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 11/111, may be taken concurrently, and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2012)
AST 119L -- Astronomy Lab

See AST 119 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = AST 119
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 100 -- Automotive Service Basics

This is the first course in the Automotive Service Program. Engine theory, cooling systems, and lube requirements will be covered. Bolts, micrometers and basic specialty tools are integrated into the class. Training in the use of acetylene torch equipment will be taught along with its use in the automotive field. Students who passed a prior approved high school tech prep program will not be required to take this course. This course is designed to prepare the student to enter the automotive program. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 99, MTH 08 (as of Fall 2012)
AT 110 -- Automotive Brake Systems

This course covers theory, components, nomenclature, and service of automotive brake systems. Students will use standard skills to diagnose hydraulic systems, drum and disk brakes, power assist units and systems. The study and repair of modern ABS systems along with the replacement of associated parts such as wheel bearings will also be covered. Lab work will include procedures such as the use of brake lathes, brake line cutting and flaring procedures, and the use of electronic test equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 7; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 100, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 120 -- Automotive Electrical I

This course covers basic electricity, circuits, testing equipment, and solid state electronics. In addition, this course will familiarize the student with the operation, testing, and service of the automotive starting and charging system. This is a combination lecture and lab course using both components and vehicles for demonstration. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 100, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 130 -- Engine Performance I

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the theory and operation of the automotive ignition system and fuel system. The course includes topics such as distributors, electronic ignition, distributorless systems, fuel injection systems, turbochargers and superchargers. The lab portion provides the student with actual hands-on experience with tune-up, ignition, and fuel system service. Modern test equipment will be provided and proper diagnostic techniques will be stressed. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 220 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 140 -- Suspension and Steering

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the nomenclature, theory, and service techniques for the modern steering and suspension system. Includes the repair of MacPherson struts and rack and pinion service. The course will provide the student with actual experience with alignment and tire-balancing equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 100, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 150 -- Automatic Transmissions

This course is designed to familiarize the student with hydraulic theory, internal transmission powerflow, electronic control and torque converter operation. All aspects of transmission operation will be covered as well as removal, overhaul, and installation procedures. Students will remove, overhaul, dyno-test, and install actual failed units in the lab. The cause of the failure of these units will be explored in detail. Factory and aftermarket updates to prevent future failures will be taught. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 9; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = Instructor's signature required. (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 160 -- Engine Repair

This course covers the theory, construction, and repair of the four stroke automotive engine. This will include the proper use of compression and leakage test equipment, precision measuring tools, special engine tools and valve grinding equipment. The lab work will include diagnosis, replacement of external parts and tear down and overhaul of actual failed engines. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 100, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 170 -- Heating and Air Conditioning

This course covers the principles of refrigeration with emphasis on the particular problems of application to automotive air conditioning. The course also covers automotive heating systems which include heater cores, blower motors, vent systems and the electronic controls for them. The student will learn how to use refrigerant recovery and charging equipment and will have hands-on experience in the lab with that equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 120 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 180 -- Manual Drivetrain and Axles

This course covers the basic operating principles, construction, power flow and repair of clutches, manual transaxles, and drive shafts. Differential theory and overhaul will be covered including ring and pinion replacement and set up. Lab work will include hands-on repair of late model vehicles including four wheel drive. Group 2 course. Prerequisite: AT 100 or taken concurrently.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 9; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 100, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 200 -- Service Department Management

This course is designed to acquaint the student who plans a career in the automotive service industry with the duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and problems of service department manager. The student will learn general shop organization, types of service, and cost and returns by department. Time will be devoted to employer-employee and customer relations, and instruction in the use of the service manual. Also includes practice in writing and administering various forms such as work orders, rate sheets, etc. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 210 -- Hybrid Technology

This course provides a comprehensive systems overview of the operating principles, maintenance, and service of hybrid electric vehicles. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 130 or Certification in Electrical and Engine Tune Up. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 220 -- Automotive Electrical II

This course covers advanced automotive electronics with the emphasis placed on operation, troubleshooting, and repair of lighting, gauges, accessories, and power option circuits. Body hardware is covered including diagnostics of modern systems with body control modules. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 120 (as of Spring 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 230 -- Engine Performance II

This course covers computerized engine controls including the latest emission control systems. The student will become proficient with the use of scanners, scopes, and the latest engine analyzers. The art of diagnostics and troubleshooting will be stressed. The student will have hands-on experience in this area including practice using the computer as a source of information. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = AT 130 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AT 290 -- Automotive Internship

The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in a technical field of study. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firm. Students spend 10 hours per week in this paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 150 hours at a work site, students participate in semi-monthly seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = 20 credits of program specific courses with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 100 -- Intro to Audio Tech

This course consists of one-on-one mentoring in audio technology with our NMC Audio Technology staff. It is designed to customize the audio tech training experience for each student, helping to identify interests and aptitude, or to provide tutoring as needed. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 101 -- Theory for Studio Engineers

This course is a study of song forms, notation of rhythms, chord symbols, key and time signatures, and familiarization with lead sheets and scores as commonly used in Pop and Jazz. This course will provide students the knowledge needed to work in a variety of musical genres and mediums. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 110 -- Studio Recording I

This course is a combination of the study of audio and recording theory with instruction and practice in audio studio recording techniques. There is an emphasis on developing skills in the use of current technology. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 100, may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 111 -- Studio Recording II

This course is a study of audio signal processing theory, history, and application using current industry standard technology. There is an emphasis on developing skills in the operation of hardware and software to manipulate digital audio recordings. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 110 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 120 -- Digital Audio I

This course includes a brief history of MIDI, the MIDI specification and setting up a MIDI studio. Students will learn techniques of MIDI and audio recording and editing, creating MIDI and audio tracks using MIDI software sequencers and Digital Audio Workstations (DAW). This course will present the content required for taking the Logic Level One User Certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 100, may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 121 -- Digital Audio II

Digital Audio II is a the continuation of AUD 120, Digital Audio I. This course explores Pro Tools, MIDI recording and editing, then delves further into advanced MIDI editing techniques. The use and operation of control surfaces and MIDI session strategies are explored. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 120 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 130 -- Live Sound I

This course is a study of sound, its characteristics, and our perceptions of sound. It also explores basic electronics and acoustics as they relate to the understanding and operation of live sound reinforcement. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 100, may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 131 -- Live Sound II

This course concentrates on developing a working understanding of the tools used to influence and manipulate sound. Area of study include how audio signals are created and utilized, microphones and microphone techniques, what a mixer does and how to use it, the manipulation of signal, and how amplification works. Also covered in this course are OSHA basics, types of loudspeakers and what they do, what a monitor does and how to set it up, production communication, the role of performance staging, trussing and rigging, and how they all work together. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 130 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 210 -- Studio Recording III

This course builds on the topics covered in AUD 110 and AUD 111, focusing on the refining and addition of skills in digital audio recording. Students develop competencies in working with hardware and software in audio project-based settings. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 111 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 220 -- Digital Audio III

Digital Audio III is the continuation of AUD 121, Digital Audio II. This course further explores MIDI and audio recording and editing in Logic and Pro Tools, and also delves into an exploration of software sound synthesizers and sampler instruments found in Digital Audio Workstations. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 121 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 230 -- Live Sound III

This course will focus on real world application of the tools. The student will be presented with the opportunity to learn advanced mixing concepts for FOH and Monitor systems, the theory of sound system design, performance/show logistics, performance contract basics, local ordinance issues, risk and liability and why "The Show Must Go On". Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 131 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 250 -- Audio Tech Practicum

This course is designed to give students practical experience in digital audio recording. Students participate in a variety of recording situations using various hardware and software recording techniques. Students apply techniques used in previous recording and digital audio courses. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 110, AUD 120, AUD 130 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 260 -- Audio Tech Internship

This course is required for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Audio Technology. The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job experience for the student who wishes to pursue a career in audio related fields. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firms. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 210, AUD 220, AUD 230; or instructor approval (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 270 -- Audio Tech Final Project

This course is required for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Audio Technology. The purpose of the Audio Tech Final Project course is to provide in-depth intensive training experience in an area of specialization in audio technology. The student will be paired with staff in their area of expertise. Examples are Audio for Worship, Mastering, Audio for Film, Scoring, etc. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = AUD 210, AUD 220, AUD 230 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AUD 297A -- I/S Audio Tech

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 111 -- Private Flight

A flight course structured to provide a minimum of 40 dual and solo flight hours to meet the aeronautical experience requirements for a private pilot. Upon completion of this course, the student will have attained the FAA Private Pilot Rating. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 115 -- Helicopter Private Pilot

A flight course structured to provide the necessary dual and solo flight hours to meet the aeronautical experience requirements for the FAA Helicopter Private Pilot rating. This course will be completed upon the student obtaining their Private Pilot Helicopter rating. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Instructor permission. (as of Summer 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 118 -- Instrument Flight I

This course is the beginning stage of the Instrument Pilot Rating. The ground work will be laid for students to safely fly by the instruments. Skills and techniques will be gained to effectively move to Instrument Flight II where holding, tracking, and approaches will be learned. Both the aircraft and flight simulator will be used to obtain skills required for this course. Objectives learned will go toward the FAA Instrument Rating. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 130 -- Instrument Flight II

The aircraft and the simulator will be used to teach the required skills. The student will learn tracking and instrument approaches. At the culmination of this course the student will have gained actual instrument flight time and be a competent instrument pilot and will be signed off for the FAA Instrument check ride. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVF 118, Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 141 -- Introduction to UAS

Students will be introduced to the world of Unmanned Aerial Systems. This course takes a look at everything from current Unmanned Aircraft Systems to future civilian applications. In addition to learning about this new industry, students will be introduced to flying remotely piloted aircraft and operating entry level Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 230 -- Commercial Flight I

The student will advance their skills required by the FAA to obtain a Commercial Pilot Certificate. They will gain experience in different aircraft with the opportunity to gain a Tailwheel Endorsement or Seaplane Rating. Students will increase their instrument proficiency while conducting cross country flights. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Instrument Flight Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 232 -- Commercial Flight II

A flight course structured to provide a minimum of 45 dual and solo flight hours to partially fulfill the flight hour requirements for the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. This course will provide a review of VFR and IFR cross country navigation procedures and introduce the student to multi-engine flight. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVF 230 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 234 -- Commercial Flight III

This course is the last of three flight courses required to obtain the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. This course consists of approximately 18 flight hours with an emphasis on commercial flight maneuvers in preparation for the Commercial Pilot FAA Practical Test. Upon completion of this course, the student will have attained the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVF 232, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 237 -- Helicopter Commercial Pilot

A flight course structured to provide the necessary dual and solo flight hours to meet the aeronautical experience requirements for the FAA Helicopter Commercial Pilot rating as an add on rating to the FAA Commercial Airplane Single Engine rating. This course will be completed upon the student obtaining their Commercial Pilot Helicopter rating. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVF 234, may be taken concurrently (as of Summer 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 241 -- UAS II

Students will apply what they have learned in previous courses by working largely in the field conducting simulated and real life flight missions. This course focuses on applying Unmanned Aerial Systems to future civilian applications such as inspections, aerial mapping, and aerial photography. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVF 141 and either AVG 210 or AVG 261 (as of Summer 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 271 -- Multi-Engine Flight

This flight course involves approximately 10 flight hours in an airplane/simulator and 5 ground hours and is designed to give the student the aeronautical knowledge, proficiency, and experience required to meet the FAA Practical Test Standards for the Private or Commercial Multi-engine rating. Upon completion of this course, the student will have attained the FAA Multi-engine Land Rating. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 274 -- Tailwheel Flight

This course is designed to provide the student with the skills, knowledge, and experience to receive a logbook endorsement to fly tailwheel aircraft. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 275 -- Seaplane Flight

In this course, the student will gain the skills, knowledge, and experience to receive endorsement for the FAA Practical Test. Students will learn in a Piper Super Cub on floats as they demonstrate maneuvers and landings. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 281 -- Advanced Cross Country Flight

Students will be exposed to various terrain and weather conditions while accomplishing 50 hours of multi-engine cross-country flight. They will be responsible for all aspects of flight planning, ground handling of aircraft, and management of cargo and passengers as necessary. All flight lessons will be conducted with a Multi-Engine Flight instructor. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Multi-Engine Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Commercial Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
AVF 283 -- Upset Maneuver Training

In this course, the student will learn the foundations to safely perform basic aerobatic maneuvers. Also, the student will gain confidence and skills necessary to recover from various unusual flight attitudes that will increase the students' overall flight safety. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 284 -- Instrument Flight Instructor

The student perfects both teaching and instrument flying skills while sitting in the right seat of the cockpit. The student develops the knowledge and ability to teach others instrument flying procedures. Training utilizes instrument equipped aircraft and a Frasca simulator. The course consists of 10-20 hours of flying and 10-20 hours of ground time. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Flight Instructor Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVF 285 -- CRM Flight

Students will learn the principles of Crew Resource Management (CRM) with 50 hours of flight in a multi-engine aircraft, including the challenge and response concepts used in corporate, regional, or major airlines. Lessons will explore decision making during normal, adverse, or unplanned conditions during all phases of flight. Students will be in the role of both Captain and First Officer. All flight lessons will be conducted in a multi-engine aircraft with a Certified Flight instructor. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Multi-Engine Rating (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Commercial Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2012)
AVF 382 -- Flight Instructor Rating

In this course the student will learn the skills to be a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI). They will master the skills of the Private and Commercial Pilot ratings. In addition they will learn how to be an effective teacher and understand all FAA rules and regulations that accompany being an instructor. The student will learn in this course through the use of the simulator and aircraft. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = Commercial Pilot with Instrument Rating (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVG 101 -- Private Ground School

A course of study that will provide the aeronautical knowledge required of a private pilot and prepare the student to take the FAA Private Pilot written examination. Topics include: aerodynamics, engine and aircraft systems, airport operations, weight and balance, aircraft performance, Federal Aviation Regulations, meteorology, airspace, navigation, and flight physiology. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVG 161 -- Mechanics for Pilots

This course will teach the students about the systems, components, safe repair, and regulations involved with maintaining and operating small aircraft. Students will learn in the classroom and in the maintenance hangar. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2011)
AVG 190 -- Aviation Weather

This course offers thorough coverage in the application and analysis of meteorological charts and how they pertain to aviation. It emphasizes the need for advanced knowledge on how NWS/NOAA charts are derived and how to understand their use in aviation today. Additional emphasis will be placed on predominant weather patterns, associated weather and planning flights to avoid severe weather. A basic understanding in the theory of meteorology is desired. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVG 101 (as of Fall 2011)
AVG 202 -- Advanced Aircraft Systems

This course is designed to prepare those students seeking to be career pilots to be successful in the intense aircraft systems ground schools offered by the airlines, manufacturers, and private training providers such as Flight Safety. Each major system of large turbine aircraft will be studied, first, in a general overview and then for a specific model, large transport category, jet aircraft. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVG 101 (as of Fall 2010)
AVG 204 -- Airline Aircraft Ground School

This course is designed to prepare those students seeking to be career pilots to be successful in the intense aircraft ground schools provided by the airlines. Canadair Regional Jet systems, limitations, normal and emergency checklist, and flows and flight procedures will be covered in this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVG 202 (as of Fall 2011)
AVG 210 -- UAS I

This course will guide students deeper into the Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry. Topics will include Federal Regulations for UAS, components of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, autopilot programming and flight plan development. Students will be working with UAS autopilot simulators and also be introduced to flying professional UAS systems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVF 141, may be taken concurrently (as of Summer 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVG 101 (as of Summer 2013)
AVG 231 -- Aviation Law

A study of fundamental legal and aviation law principles as they apply to the various segments of the aviation industry. There will be special emphasis on contemporary aviation legal issues. The highlight of the course will be a mock court where the students, acting as plaintiff and defense attorneys, will argue an actual aviation civil case before an impartial jury. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVG 240 -- Corporate Aviation Ground

Students taking this course will learn about the aspects of corporate aviation. Aircraft, regulations, business customs, and future outlooks of corporate aviation will be presented. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVG 202 (as of Fall 2014)
AVG 251 -- Commercial Ground School

An advanced study of aviation topics including: GPS, meteorology, radio communications, airspace, and Federal Aviation Regulations. In addition, aircraft systems, career opportunities, aviation safety, aircraft weight and balance, performance charts, and aerodynamics are reviewed with emphasis on commercial pilot operations. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVF 111 or Private Pilot Rating. (as of Fall 2012)
AVG 252 -- Instrument Ground School

A course of study that will provide the aeronautical knowledge required for the instrument rating and prepare the student to take the FAA Instrument Rating - Airplane written examination. Topics include: flight instruments, radio navigation, departure, enroute and arrival procedures, VOR, NDB, ILS, and GPS approaches, IFR emergencies, aviation weather, and IFR cross-country flight planning. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVF 101 or Private Pilot Rating (as of Fall 2011)
AVG 285 -- Crew Resource Dynamics

An introduction to the principles of crew resource management. This course will acquaint students with the concepts and skills required of aircrew members in safely operating multi-place aircraft. Topics will include flight safety concepts, communications skills, effective teamwork principles, personality types, and aircraft accident case studies. Students will practice CRM concepts in the Frasca flight training device. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = AVG 251, may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
AVG 381 -- Instructor Ground School

A course of study that will provide basic education principles and a review of the aeronautical knowledge required for the flight instructor (airplane single engine) certificate and prepare the student to take the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) and the Flight Instructor-Airplane Single Engine written examinations. Through classroom presentations and one-on-one student teaching, students will gain practical teaching experience. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Aviation
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVG 251 (as of Summer 2015)
BIDT 301 -- Lean Mfg Champion VSM-C

Credit Hours = .1; Contact Hours = 0;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Center for Business & Industry
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIDT 302 -- Lean Mfg Champion 5S

Credit Hours = .1; Contact Hours = 0;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Center for Business & Industry
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIDT 303 -- Lean Mfg Champion Kanban

Credit Hours = .1; Contact Hours = 0;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Center for Business & Industry
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIDT 304 -- Lean Mfg Champion TPM

Credit Hours = .1; Contact Hours = 0;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Center for Business & Industry
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIDT 305 -- Lean Mfg VSM Advanced

Credit Hours = .1; Contact Hours = 0;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Center for Business & Industry
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 106 -- Human Biology

A survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology with a primary focus on health and disease. Topics to be discussed will include the cell structure, simple chemistry of biology, homeostasis, the organ systems, genetics, nutrition, exercise physiology, cancer, heart disease, immunology, AIDS, the effects of drugs and alcohol, and other topics of current interest. This course does not meet the requirements for the Nursing program. Consult an advisor before enrolling. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 106L
Recommended prerequisites = Students scoring below MTH 23 & ENG 111 on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2010)
BIO 106L -- Human Biology Lab

See BIO 106 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 106
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 108 -- Plant Biology

Since almost all life on earth depends upon photosynthesis, this course places its emphasis on the fascinating world of plants. It includes a study of plant structure, growth, development, propagation and scientific concepts on which horticulture is based. Laboratory exercises will include greenhouse work. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 108L
Recommended prerequisites = Students scoring below MTH 23 & ENG 111 on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2010)
BIO 108L -- Plant Biology Lab

See BIO 108 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 108
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 110 -- Essential Biology

Essential Biology is geared toward the non-major. The course will cover broad areas of biology and engage the student in how biology relates to their own life, and how science and society interact. Core concepts covered include: evolution, structure and function, information flow, exchange and storage, pathways and transformations of energy and matter, and living systems. This course replaces BIO 100, BIO 105 and BIO 109.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 110L
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: It is highly recommended that students have completed, or are concurrently enrolled in MTH 23 and ENG 111 while taking BIO 110. Students enrolling in BIO 110 that have not met these requirements should plan on additional study time, and may need to seek additional help. (as of Fall 2012)
BIO 110L -- Essential Biology Lab

See BIO 110 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio, Online Lab), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio, Online Lab), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 110
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 115 -- Cell,Plant & Ecosystem Biology

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of biology, including an investigation of the major kingdoms of life, classification, ecology, botany, cellular anatomy and biochemistry, DNA structure and function, genetic engineering, cloning and stem cell technologies. Laboratory includes field work and investigative exercises which illustrate lecture topics. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 115L
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BIO 115L -- Cell, Plant, Ecosystem Bio Lab

See BIO 115 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 115
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 116 -- Genetic, Evolution, Animal Bio

This lecture and lab course concentrates on cell division, classical genetics as well as evolution and speciation. It also covers the biology of organisms including invertebrate and vertebrate animals. The treatment of the topics in this course necessarily assume a degree of familiarity with the basic biological concepts covered in BIO 115. Students who have not completed BIO 115 should expect to spend extra time reviewing these concepts throughout the course. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 116L
Recommended prerequisites = BIO 115, MTH 111 (as of Spring 2013)
BIO 116L -- Genetic, Evolu, Animal Bio Lab

See BIO 116 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 116
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 208 -- Microbiology

Introductory microbe physiology emphasizes human response to disease and the importance of microbes in environmental cycles. Laboratory is included. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = Completion of any 100-level BIO course. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = BIO 208L
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2012)
BIO 208L -- Microbiology Lab

See BIO 208 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 208
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 215 -- Genetics

Continuation of general biology genetics. Classical genetics will be covered in addition to an in-depth study of molecular genetics, recombinant DNA and human inheritance. A major emphasis will be on the current state of genetic research as it applies to gene therapy, cloning, and stem cell research. Population genetics will also be covered. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = Completion of any 100 level BIO course. (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2011)
BIO 220 -- Nutrition in Human Health

This course is an exploration of the fundamentals of nutrition: energy nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Function and sources of each is presented, as well as the role each plays in maintaining health. Students complete their own Food Intake Record and use this information throughout the semester so as to better understand human nutrition. In addition, study is made of the role nutrition along with other lifestyles plays in the prevention and protection from disease. Discussion also includes the relationship between nutrition and fitness. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, MTH 111, and completion of any 100-level Biology course. (as of Fall 2013)
BIO 227 -- Human Anatomy & Physiology I

This course will include an introduction to cells, histology, biochemistry, and homeostasis. In addition, the following systems will be discussed: integumentary, skeletal, muscle, nervous, and special senses. Lecture will be accompanied by lab work and applications, which will stress the anatomy, histology and function of these organ systems. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid), Summer 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111; ENG 11/111 or ENG 111 may be taken concurrently. (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = BIO 227L
Recommended prerequisites = CHM 101, completion of any 100 level BIO course. (as of Spring 2014)
BIO 227L -- Human Anatomy & Phys I Lab

See BIO 227 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 227
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 228 -- Human Anatomy & Physiology II

This is the second part of a two-semester course. The second semester will include major systems in the body including: the endocrine system, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, metabolism, urinary system, fluid balance, reproduction and inheritance. Lecture will be accompanied by lab work, which will stress the anatomy and histology of these organ systems. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid), Summer 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = BIO 227 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = BIO 228L
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 228L -- Human Anatomy & Phys II Lab

See BIO 228 course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 228
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 240 -- Normal and Clinical Nutrition

Nutrition is considered from a strong biological point of view. Discussions will include a brief overview of principles of normal nutrition and then will proceed to how these principles apply to cause and treatment of specific disease states and the nutrition care process required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BIO 227, MTH 08 or equivalent. (as of Fall 2012)
BIO 250 -- Natural History of Vertebrates

This course introduces students to the biology and diversity of vertebrate species in Michigan. The life history, anatomy behavior, systematics, ecology and conservation of each group of vertebrates are examined. Field studies, laboratory investigations, and classroom discussion will help students understand the biology of fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, as well as their relationships to particular habitats. Local vertebrate species and field study techniques are stressed. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 250L
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, MTH 111, and completion of any 100-level Biology course. (as of Fall 2010)
BIO 250L -- Natural History of Vert. Lab

See BIO 250 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = BIO 250
Recommended prerequisites = None
BIO 255 -- Pathophysiology

This course covers the etiology, progression, and treatment of disease in the human body. Cellular and tissue structure and function are addressed along with the role of the immune system in body defenses. Disorders and diseases for each body system are covered. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = BIO 228 with 2.0 or better (as of Summer 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BIO 208, HNR 108 (as of Summer 2014)
BIO 268 -- Biochemistry

Study of the basic fundamentals of the chemical composition of living matter with application of concepts to normal and abnormal human function. Course is designed for ADN completion students. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = CHM 101 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BIO 227, MTH 23 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 101 -- Introduction to Business

American business in the twenty-first century is exciting and challenging. Students will be introduced to the variety of opportunities by exploring ownership, free enterprise, the world economy, management, marketing, international business, social responsibility and business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BUS 105 -- Business Math

Apply basic mathematical principles to solve problems in modern business practice. Topics include trade pricing, markups, profit and loss, interest, payroll, taxes, and investments. It is designed for day-to-day business applications. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = COMPASS placement into MTH 23 or completion of MTH 08 with 2.0 or better. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
BUS 155 -- Interpersonal Communications

To be well prepared for employment in the 21st century it will be mandatory for students to demonstrate effective human relations. Individuals who enter the workforce in any field will need to possess interpersonal and customer service skills. The global workplace will demand competence in interpersonal or "soft" skills. Excellent customer service and relationship building skills are a necessary component of overall business communications. Topics include: communication and identity, conflict and communication climates, and how to build and maintain effective relationships with external and internal customers.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Placement into ENG 99 (as of Fall 2011)
BUS 231 -- Professional Communications

Communicating professionally is a critical skill in a today's world. This course is designed to help students understand communication theory and its application in their professional lives. Students will develop effective writing skills by analyzing complex issues, organizing thoughts logically, and communicating those ideas concisely--in verbal and written form. Students will also practice effective listening skills, understand the components of a successful job search, and use teamwork skills in solving communication problems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 100, Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2014)
BUS 251A -- Lean Office Facilitation

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Office philosophies, processes and tools. These include team chartering, problem solving, and facilitating improvement teams. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 251B -- Lean Office Intro to VSM

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Office philosophies, processes and tools. This course includes an introduction to creating value stream maps and data gathering. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 251C -- Lean Office Advanced VSM

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Office philosophies, processes and tools. These include analyzing value stream maps, measuring and documenting results. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced), Spring 2016 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 251D -- Lean Office 5S Workplace Org

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Office philosophies, processes and tools. These include records and file management, creating standardized work, and ergonomics. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 251E -- Lean Office Cell Flow & Hoshin

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Office philosophies, processes and tools. These include workflow optimization, planning deployment, and culture change. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced), Spring 2016 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 251F -- Lean Office Coaching & PDCA

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Office philosophies, processes and tools. These include leading change, problem solving, and project coaching. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced), Spring 2016 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
BUS 261 -- Business Law I

This course is a study of the U.S. legal system and specific areas of law related to business, with an emphasis on the techniques of legal decision-making. Topics include the judicial system, torts, contracts, and criminal law. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
BUS 290 -- Business Admin Internship

This course is an elective for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration. The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in business. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firm. Students spend 10 hours per week in this paid or non-paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 150 hours in a business site, students participate in semi-monthly seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = 20 credits of business courses with a GPA of 3.0. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CAR 101 -- Introduction to Carpentry

This course provides an introduction to residential carpentry. Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn about building materials, fasteners and adhesives, hand and power tools, reading plans and elevations, and floor systems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = COMPASS placement into MTH 23 or higher and ENG 11/111 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
CAR 102 -- Intro to Woodworking

This course is for the student that has a desire to experience woodworking in the area of basic cabinet and furniture making. Techniques in the usage and maintaining of basic hand and power tools, understanding of how wood movement will affect design of an assembly, application of basic joinery, adhesives, and fasteners in the woodworking completion of this class establishes a foundation in which the student can build simple furniture and cabinets. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: completion or competency to MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
CAR 103 -- Construction Blueprint Reading

Students will learn the skills needed to read and understand construction drawings, as well as an understanding of manufacturers' literature of component parts used in buildings. Both commercial and residential construction materials and drawings are studied. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = COMPASS placement into MTH 23 or higher and ENG 11/111 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
CAR 104 -- Woodworking Applications I

This course is for the student with a strong understanding of hand and power tools used in the craft of woodworking. A desire to expand their knowledge in the aspects involved with basic furniture and cabinet building is a must. Students will be constructing projects that, by design, will challenge those of the advanced beginner and intermediate skill abilities. Students will plan and implement the necessary steps to address the projects' hardware and joinery requirements. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = CAR 102 (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 (as of Spring 2015)
CAR 105 -- Foundations and Framing

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn foundation design, lay-out, concrete materials, forms and applications, floor, wall, ceiling and roof framing and basic stair layout. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = COMPASS placement into MTH 23 or higher and ENG 11/111 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
CAR 121 -- Exterior Construction

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn about various roofing materials and applications, window and door installation, siding, cornice design and installation, gutters, downspouts, decks and fences. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = COMPASS placement into MTH 23 or higher and ENG 11/111 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
CAR 125 -- Interior Construction

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn about drywall products, installation, and finishing, wall panels, tile, suspended ceilings, finish trim, flooring, and cabinet and countertop installation. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = COMPASS placement into MTH 23 or higher and ENG 11/111 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
CD 101 -- Early Childhood Education

This course familiarizes students with the history and present state of early childhood education, from birth to 10 years of age. An overview of child development theories is presented in the context of the role of the educator/caregiver. Resources and careers, and contemporary issues such as school readiness and exploration of various education philosophies are also included. Early Education environment observations are required as well as a working general education philosophy. The observations are set by students to meet their schedules. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CD 202 -- Human Growth and Development

This course focuses on the issues related to child development. It examines the reasons for child study and its influence on families and education. The interactions between all the developmental domains will be studied from conception up to adolescence. Students will become familiar with the most recent research, and design their own field observation and projects that support and test current theories of development. In addition, students will explore how professional work with children is changing and how they can become advocates for the well-being of children and families in their community, nation and the world. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 or PSY 101, placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
CD 203 -- Guiding Young Children

This course examines the preparation of a positive learning environment. The development and use of equipment with children birth through 10 years of age is explored. Special emphasis on the development of techniques in personal interactions with children is also examined. Current concepts and approaches that directly relate to the mental health of the child and his/her family are explored. Anger management and conflict resolution skills are especially emphasized through the building of positive environments. Field observations are required and are set by students to meet their schedules. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 or PSY 101 (as of Fall 2010)
CD 204 -- Early Childhood Curriculum

An active learning approach is used to develop student's skills in planning, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children ages two-and-a-half to 10. Various curriculum areas are covered: science, pre-math, math, drama and music, creative art, sensory, gross and fine motor, social studies and language arts. Basic skills and concepts, resource materials and teaching methods (developmental) are explored for each curriculum area. There is a strong emphasis on individualizing curriculum using the child's interests, modality of learning and intelligence theories. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Fall 2012)
CD 206 -- Infant/Toddler Development

This class provides an in-depth study of the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of the infant and toddler. There will be a focus on attachment and bonding and how that relates to brain development and later social and academic development. There will also be an emphasis on the connections of pregnancy and early bonding. Students will learn how to build foundation relationships that are trust based. They will also develop skills to help families build a respectful and responsive environment for children. Students will learn how to use best practice methods with infants and toddlers and their families. Course includes time in class and hours outside class doing observation and applicable in-service work. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Fall 2010)
CD 220 -- Childhood Program Management

This course will examine the administrative fundamentals of early childhood programs and will include establishment funding, licensing, staffing, budgets, equipment, philosophy and program planning. Group 2 Course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Fall 2010)
CD 230 -- Early Language and Literacy

This course is designed to teach students how to recognize and implement appropriate environmental strategies that support early literacy development and appropriate early experiences with books and writing. Emphasis is placed on speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing readiness. This group of skills includes expressive and receptive language, concepts of print and appreciation of literature, emergent writing, letter knowledge, and phonological awareness. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to select, plan, implement, and evaluate appropriate early literacy experiences. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Fall 2014)
CD 290A -- Academic Service/Internship

Placement in a daycare, nursery school, early elementary grades in grade school or other agencies that deal with children, birth through 12 years of age. The student will have the opportunity to interact with children, assist with planning for them and evaluate their progress under direct supervision. These credits can be divided over more than one semester.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Spring 2011)
CD 290B -- Academic Service/Internship

Placement in a daycare, nursery school, early elementary grades in grade school or other agencies that deal with children, birth through 12 years of age. The student will have the opportunity to interact with children, assist with planning for them and evaluate their progress under direct supervision. These credits can be divided over more than one semester.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Fall 2010)
CD 290C -- Academic Service/Internship

Placement in a daycare, nursery school, early elementary grades in grade school or other agencies that deal with children, birth through 12 years of age. The student will have the opportunity to interact with children, assist with planning for them and evaluate their progress under direct supervision. These credits can be divided over more than one semester.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CD 101 (as of Fall 2014)
CHM 101 -- Introductory Chemistry

A one-semester chemistry course for the non-science major exploring the language, concepts and methods of chemistry. Topics include atomic theory, chemical periodicity, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, gases, nuclear energy, and acid/base chemistry. The laboratory will include descriptive and analytical experiments, focusing on measurement, physical and chemical properties of materials, acids and bases, laboratory procedures and calculations. Science, engineering, and premedical students must select CHM 150 and 151 to meet chemistry requirements. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional. Consult with an advisor before enrolling. Students scoring below ENG 111 levels on the COMPASS placement test should plan on additional study time. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = CHM 101L
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 is strongly encouraged for online students. (as of Fall 2012)
CHM 101L -- Introductory Chemistry Lab

See CHM 101 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 101
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 150 -- General Chemistry I

First semester of a two-semester course covering matter and chemical measurement, basic laws, chemical symbols and formulas, stoichiometry and chemical calculations, gases and the gas laws, thermochemistry, atomic structure, electron configurations and the periodic table, elements, chemical bonding and molecular structure, liquids, solids, and intermolecular forces. The laboratory includes descriptive and quantitative experiments illustrating the above topics. The recitation includes problem solving, quizzes and laboratory preparation to accompany lectures. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111 (as of Spring 2011)
Co-requisites = CHM 150L, CHM 150R
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 121 (as of Spring 2011)
CHM 150L -- General Chemistry I Lab

See CHM 150 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 150, CHM 150R
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 150R -- General Chemistry I, Recitatn

Problem solving quizzes and laboratory preparation to accompany lectures. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 150, CHM 150L
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 151 -- General Chemistry II

A second semester course covering chemical reactions in aqueous solution including acid-base and oxidation and reduction reactions, properties of solutions, chemical kinetics, gaseous equilibria, acids and bases, acid-base equilibria, pH, common ion effect, buffer systems, solubility product constant, thermodynamics, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy, electrochemistry, and nuclear, chemistry. The laboratory will cover the above topics using quantitative and qualitative procedures. The recitation involves problem solving, quizzes and laboratory preparation to accompany lectures. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = CHM 150 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = CHM 151L, CHM 151R
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 151L -- General Chemistry II Lab

See CHM 151 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 151, CHM 151R
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 151R -- General Chemistry II Recitatn

Problem solving, quizzes and laboratory preparation to accompany lectures. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 151, CHM 151L
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 250 -- Organic Chemistry I

The first semester of a two-semester course covering the chemistry of carbon compounds. Designed to meet the requirements for majors in chemistry, chemical engineering, biological science, pre-medicine, etc. Topics include nomenclature, structure, aliphatic compounds, free-radical, nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions, electrophilic addition reaction and mechanisms, alkyl halides, alkenes and alkynes. The laboratory portion will cover fundamental organic laboratory techniques of synthesis, separation and analysis. Specific assignments parallel lecture topics wherever possible. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 9; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = CHM 151 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = CHM 250L
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 250L -- Organic Chemistry I Lab

See CHM 250 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 250
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 251 -- Organic Chemistry II

A follow-up to CHM 250. Topics include alcohols, aromatics, ethers and epoxides, arenes, carbonyls, carboxylic and sulfonic acids and their derivatives, amines, phenols, aryl halides, carbohydrates, amino acids, biochemical processes, polynuclear aromatics, heterocycles, and others together with appropriate mechanistic theories and structural concepts. Instrumental techniques discussed include infrared spectroscopy (IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), mass spectrometry (MS), and ultraviolet (UV) spectroscopy. The lab exercises will continue the development of organic chemistry laboratory technique on both semi-microscale and microscale. In addition, analytical techniques using infrared spectroscopy and gas chromatography will be developed. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 9; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = CHM 250 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = CHM 251L
Recommended prerequisites = None
CHM 251L -- Organic Chemistry II Lab

See CHM 251 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = CHM 251
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 100 -- Computers in Business-An Intro

A first exposure to the world of computer applications in business, this course covers the hands-on use of word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation graphics programs. In addition, the Windows operating system, file and folder management, basic concepts, terminology and security threats will be covered. This course requires MS Office 2013 on a Windows computer (or on a Mac with a Windows partition). A 180-day version of MS Office is included in the book bundle when purchased through the bookstore. The software is also available at campus computer labs. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Keyboarding skills; CIT 122A or equivalent experience. (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 110 -- Programming Logic and Design

This course will prepare the student for programming courses. Topics covered include flow charting, pseudocode, object-orientation, decisions and looping program constructs, collections and arrays, and recursion. Lecture topics will be reinforced with hands-on coding, testing, debugging, and documentation exercises. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = MTH 111, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 122A (as of Fall 2013)
CIT 118 -- Microsoft Office - Word Intro

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to word processing using Microsoft Word. Skills students will learn include preparing documents, formatting characters and paragraphs, customizing paragraphs, and formatting pages. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 122A, Recommended competency: Basic keyboarding and Windows skills. (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 119 -- Microsoft Office - Word

This course teaches students how to use Microsoft Word and prepares them to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word certification exam. Skills students will learn include navigating in a document, customizing and formatting text, paragraphs, and pages, inserting objects, maintaining and proofing documents, performing mail merge operations, document sharing and management, tracking and referencing documents, and managing macros and forms. Students enrolling in this course will take the Microsoft Office certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid excluded efficiency, Online), Spring 2016 (Hybrid excluded efficiency, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = Keyboarding skills required (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 122A (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 122A -- Computer & Internet Basics I

Students will learn the essential skills required to use a computer with the Windows operating system. The student will learn to interact with the Windows desktop to access software and data. The course emphasizes the importance of file and folder maintenance. The course also includes introductions to the World Wide Web, e-mail and searching. Students completing this course will master skills required for online courses. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid excluded efficiency, Online), Spring 2016 (Hybrid excluded efficiency, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 124 -- Microsoft Office - PowerPoint

This course teaches students how to use Microsoft PowerPoint and prepares them to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) PowerPoint certification exam. Skills students will learn include preparing and modifying a presentation, using help, formatting slides and inserting elements in slides, creating tables, charts, and SmartArt graphics, using slide masters and action buttons, applying custom animation and setting up shows, and integrating, reviewing, protecting and saving presentations. Students enrolling in this course will take the certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competency: Basic keyboarding, Windows skills. (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 156 -- CompTIA A+ Certification I

This course, in conjunction with CIT 157, covers the objectives of the CompTIA A+ Certification exam. CIT 156 concentrates primarily, but not exclusively, on the Essentials exam requirements including: personal computer components, laptop and portable devices, operating systems, printers and scanners, networks, security, safety and environmental issues, communication and professionalism. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 157 -- CompTIA A+ Certification II

This course, in conjunction with CIT 156, covers the objectives of the CompTIA A+ Certification exam. CIT 157 concentrates primarily, but not exclusively, on the Practical Application exam requirements, including: personal computer components, laptop and portable devices, operating systems, printers and scanners, networks, security, safety and environmental issues, communication and professionalism. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 156 (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 160 -- Cisco Internetworking I

This course, in conjunction with CIT 161, CIT 260 and CIT 261 provides the necessary preparation to pass the Cisco CCNA Exam (Cisco Certified Network Associate). The following topics are covered in detail: The OSI Model, LAN topologies and protocols, logical addressing and internetworking devices. This course utilizes the Cisco Networking Academy "Exploration: Network Fundamentals" curriculum and integrates online curriculum, classroom activities and hands-on lab exercises. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 213 (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 161 -- Cisco Internetworking II

This course, in conjunction with CIT 160, CIT 260 and CIT 261, provides the necessary preparation to pass the Cisco CCNA Exam (Cisco Certified Network Associate). The following topics are covered in detail: VLSM, Cisco CLI, IOS, router configuration, static routing, dynamic routing protocols including RIPv1, RIPv2, OSPF and EIGRP. This course utilizes the Cisco Networking Academy "Exploration: Routing Protocols and Concepts" curriculum and integrates online curriculum, classroom activities and hands-on lab exercises. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 160, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 170 -- Microsoft Office - Access

This course introduces database management using Microsoft Access. Students will design, construct, and administer databases. Students will create and modify database objects including tables, queries, forms and reports. Students will enter, delete, modify, import, and export data. Students will configure database features such as security and backup and will evaluate data integrity and design quality. Course content is mapped to the current Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Access learning objectives and students enrolled in this course will take the certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 100 or CIT 210 (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 178 -- Relational Databases

This course introduces students to core database concepts including data, data types, and relationships. Students will interpret and create relational data structures and use SQL language to perform basic create, read, update, and delete operations. Students will recognize the value of optimized data and produce normalized designs. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Basic computer skills with the ability to manage file and folder structures. (as of Fall 2015)
CIT 180 -- HTML and CSS Programming

Students in this course will develop skills in HTML5 web development with a focus on CSS3 styling techniques. An emphasis is placed on developing solid coding practices as well as providing for ADA compliance requirements and W3C HTML and CSS validation. Students will develop three web projects during the course. A brief introduction to JavaScript and other web related extended topics are included. A working knowledge of file/folder storage and manipulation is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 122A or equivalent skills. Recommended competencies: Placement into ENG 11/111 and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2014)
CIT 188 -- Data Sources

This course continues with relational data concepts introduced in CIT 178 with a focus on adminstration, back up, and security. The course then extends to other data sources and connection technologies. Students will be able to identify and evaluate data options and access data via code. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 110, CIT 178 (as of Spring 2016)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 190 -- JavaScript Programming

Students in this course develop web client scripting skills using JavaScript and jQuery. Students use variables, decisions, loops, functions, objects, and other programming concepts as they add robust and powerful interactivity to web pages. Students create web solutions integrating HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, and Ajax technologies. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 110, CIT 180 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Windows file management skills, HTML and CSS coding skills. (as of Fall 2014)
CIT 195 -- .NET Application Programming

The student is introduced to .NET application development. Students use Visual Studio to develop Microsoft Windows applications. Application features will include basic input and output, variables, arrays, graphics, menus, and integration with databases. Object-oriented concepts, application design, structured programming, and proper documentation are also covered. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 110 (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 208 -- Mobile Apps-Responsive Design

This course will provide an in-depth look into responsive web design with HTML5. Students will focus on a semester long development effort to create truly engaging websites for both mobile and desktop clients. Students will garner a better understanding of the inner workings of HTML5 while deriving a sense of what it means to develop for a larger device ecosystem. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 190 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 195 (as of Fall 2013)
CIT 210 -- Microsoft Office - Excel

This course deals with a comprehensive study of the most current electronic Excel spreadsheet software, Microsoft Office Excel and the business applications which can be created and used with the software. The entry of data with different formats, formula creations, file transfer of data, database management, graphing, data tables, solver programs, and an introduction to macros will be covered. Course content is mapped to the current Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel learning objectives and students enrolled in this course will take the certification exam. This course requires MS Office 2013 on a Windows computer (or on a Mac with a Windows partition). A 180-day version of MS Office is included in the book bundle when purchased through the bookstore. The software is also available at campus computer labs. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 105, CIT 122A, MTH 23 (as of Fall 2013)
CIT 213 -- Networking Technologies

This course covers terminology, topologies and media necessary for LANs and WANs. The OSI model will be studied and identified to better enhance the understanding of how various parts work together. Included is an in-depth study of TCP/IP and the characteristics for maintaining a network and ensuring its security. This course maps to the CompTIA Network certification exam objectives. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 156, CIT 157, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
CIT 215 -- Windows Server Environment

In this course students will learn about the latest Windows Server operating system. Students will learn and install many server roles and features. Concepts studied include Windows Installation Active Directory Domain Services, DNS, DHCP, PowerShell and Group Policy. Students will have an opportunity to work with a Server Core Installation and virtualization using Hyper-V. Account management will be studied and students will set up users and groups, and configure access control lists. The course maps to the Microsoft 70-410 installing and configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 213 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 216 -- Computerized Acctg Systems

This course is designed to give the student experience with setting up an accounting system on the computer. QuickBooks software will be used. Accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, inventory, and payroll will be covered. It is recommended that ACC 121 be taken before this class. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ACC 121 (as of Fall 2010)
CIT 218 -- Web APP Programming ASP .NET

Students will create dynamic web pages using ASP.NET. Page designs will use server controls to create common user interface elements and user controls to achieve site consistency. Students will develop interactive web pages that access and update databases using ADO.NET. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 208, CIT 248, CIT 255 (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 233 -- Project Management

This course is intended for CIT students and business professionals who need to manage project activities or resources on time, on budget, and according to performance standards. Students use Microsoft Project as a project management tool to schedule tasks, and monitor resources, cost, and project progress. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Windows knowledge (as of Fall 2010)
CIT 240 -- Network Security Management

This course examines the fundamentals of computer network security and explores current practices for securing network resources. Course content is mapped to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam objectives, which include network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management, and cryptography. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 213 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 242 -- Windows Client Administration

In this course students will study the Windows Client operating system. Course topics include: installing Windows; implementing and conducting administration of resources; implementing, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting hardware devices and drivers; configuring and troubleshooting the desktop environment; implementing, managing, and troubleshooting network protocols and services. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competency: Basic Windows skills. (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 246 -- Windows Server Infrastructure

Students taking this course will learn how to setup, configure, and maintain a Windows Server Infrastructure. Topics covered include administering and troubleshooting DHCP, DNS, Network Access Protection, IPSec, and Virtual Private Networks. System performance and reliability will also be studied. This course maps to the Microsoft 70-411 administering Windows Server 2012 R2 certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 215 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 247 -- Enterprise Solutions

Students taking this course will learn how to manage day-to-day server operations. Server administrators manage the infrastructure, web, and IT application servers. Students will use PowerShell to perform many administrative tasks. Topics covered include high availability, file and storage solutions, business continuity and disaster recovery, certificate services and federation services. This course maps to the Microsoft 70-412 configuring advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 services certification exam. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 255 -- .NET Object-Oriented Prog

The student builds on .NET programming fundamentals learned in CIT 195, focusing on object-oriented concepts throughout the course. The definition and use of classes with multiple properties, methods, and constructors is covered early. The student implements encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism while creating several applications in Visual Studio .NET. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 170 or CIT 212, CIT 195 or CIT 140 (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 256 -- Linux Administration

This is a hands-on class that covers the concepts related to Linux installation and system administration. Students will install and administer a Linux operating system using removable hard drives. It is intended for students who plan to work at Linux system administrators. It is also intended for those who plan to take one or more certification tests as part of their professional preparation. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 213 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 260 -- Cisco Internetworking III

This course, in conjunction with CIT 160, CIT 161, and CIT 261, provides the necessary preparation to pass the Cisco CCNA Exam (Cisco Certified Network Associate). The following topics are covered in detail: LAN switching, VLANs, VTP, DTP, STP, inter-VLAN routing and basic wireless. This course utilizes the Cisco Systems Networking Academy "Exploration: LAN Switching and Wireless" curriculum and will integrates online curriculum, classroom activities and hands-on lab exercises. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 161 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 261 -- Cisco Internetworking IV

This course, in conjunction with CIT 160, CIT 161, and CIT 260, provides the necessary preparation to pass the Cisco CCNA Exam (Cisco Certified Network Associate). Topics covered in detail: WAN design, HDLC, PPP, Frame Relay, ATM, cable, NAT/PAT, DHCP, network management and CCNA exam review. This course utilizes the Cisco Systems Networking Academy "Exploration: Accessing the WAN" curriculum and integrates online curriculum, classroom activities, and hands-on exercises. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 260, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 275 -- .NET Solutions Development

Students will create various types of computer application solutions based on the .NET framework, incorporating content from prior programming and database courses. Data access strategies are examined. Standard industry patterns and practices are emphasized. Software projects are used to demonstrate the software development life cycle. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 248, CIT 255 (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 280 -- Systems Analysis and Design

This course is the capstone course in the CIT developer and CIT general associates degree programs. It introduces students to the phases of the systems development lifecycle. Students will gain practical knowledge in systems analysis through participation in a team-based software project. Students will conduct a feasibility study, perform requirements analysis, and model objects and data, communicating effectively throughout the project. Students will apply their knowledge of database design and programming, and they will create a user interface using elements of traditional and modern systems analysis methodologies. Students will utilize project management software to iterate through the software development lifecycle. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CIT 233, CIT 248, CIT 255 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 215 (as of Fall 2012)
CIT 290 -- CIT Internship

Work experience is an integral part of the CIT student's program. In this course, students are placed in settings that utilize their business and CIT skills. Students will work 150 hours during the semester in a paid or non-paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. Students must meet with their academic advisor and submit a resume for review before they will be allowed to enroll in this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = 20 credits with a minimum of 3.0 GPA in CIT courses and instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 291 -- Web Developer Internship

Work experience is an integral part of the Web Developer Certificate program. In this course, students are placed in settings that utilize their web installation and development skills as well as business and CIT skills. Student will work 150 hours during the semester in a paid or non-paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. Students must meet with their academic advisor and submit a resume for review before enrolling. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CIT 292 -- Support Specialist Internship

Work experience is an integral part of the Support Specialist Certificate program. Students are placed in settings that utilize their technical, business applications, and interpersonal communications skills. Students will work 150 hours during the semester in a paid or non-paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. Students must meet with their academic advisor and submit a resume for review before enrolling. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = 27-30 hours in the Administrative Support Specialist certificate and instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CJ 101 -- Intro to Criminal Justice

The student is introduced to the criminal justice system and the criminal justice process. Includes the history, present structure, current functions and contemporary problems of the police, the prosecution, the courts, corrections, and security agencies. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CJ 202 -- Police Administration

This course will present an overview of public administration with the emphasis on the vitality and capacity for pragmatic change within our American police system. This understanding will be brought about by the comprehensive and analytical study of the structures, processes, and behavior of the typical police infrastructure in the United States. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CJ 101 (as of Fall 2013)
CJ 211 -- Criminal Law

This course will study the history and nature of criminal law, defenses to criminal conduct, and substantive criminal offenses. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
CJ 221 -- Juvenile Delinquency

This course is a study of juvenile delinquency theories of causation and current prevention programs. It will explore the nature and extent of delinquency and examine suspected causes of delinquent behavior. It will also cover critical issues in juvenile delinquency and examine crucial policies and programs in the Criminal Justice system that address juvenile delinquency. It will also include issues facing juvenile probation officers and it will look at the role of police agencies and their relationship to juvenile courts. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 11/111, SOC 101 (as of Fall 2013)
CJ 231 -- Survey of Corrections

This course will examine the historical and philosophical development of corrections in the United States. Special consideration is given to the theoretical approaches to changing and controlling criminal behavior. Practical limitations and justification to probation, parole, and the operational functions of institutional supervision are also studied. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2013)
CJ 242 -- Evidence & Criminal Procedures

An overview of the criminal court system and the process of a criminal proceeding from incident to disposition and appeal, including the rules of evidence affecting the trial of a criminal case. It also includes an overview of the criminal procedure rules concerning arrest, search and seizure, and interrogation and confession, which regulate law enforcement and protect citizens' rights of privacy and presumed innocence. The course includes pertinent Supreme Court decisions. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
CMT 107 -- Construction Supervision

Students will learn the skills needed for construction management including: business management, estimating and job costing, design and building science, contracts, liability and risk management, marketing and sales, project management and scheduling, the Michigan Residential Code, MIOSHA construction safety standards, and effective communication for construction project management. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 99 and MTH 23. (as of Spring 2014)
CMT 207 -- Construction Cost Estimating

In this course students will explore topics pertaining to the processes of construction estimating and bidding techniques. Those topics will include, but are not limited to, the discussion and exploration of the identification and quantification of construction materials, labor, and equipment for the construction bidding process. Some computer estimation programs and/or cost data publications will be used to develop estimates. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = CAR 103, CIT 100, CMT 107, MTH 111 or higher (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2015)
COM 101 -- Introduction to Communication

Designed to introduce the student to the basic components of the communication process, this course emphasizes interpersonal communication, perception, meaning, theory and an introduction to mass communication. The direct application of theories to the student's individual career choice or personal life experience is stressed. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
COM 111 -- Public Speaking

Designed to acquaint students with the fundamentals of the discipline and to give them confidence in speech situations, this course considers voice, platform technique, message organization and audience analysis. Emphasis is upon the formal speaking situation. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
COM 121 -- Broadcasting Practicum I

Practical experience in underwriting, announcing, script writing, "on-air" studio operations and the management of the non-profit college radio station are all part of this course. Internships with local radio stations may be arranged. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
COM 122 -- Broadcasting Practicum II

This course continues practical experience in underwriting, announcing, script writing, "on-air" studio operations and management. Internships with local radio stations may be arranged. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 100 -- Intro to Professional Cooking

This course is designed for students seeking a career in Culinary Arts. The course will provide a broad orientation to aspiring chefs so that they will better understand what is required to succeed in the industry. Emphasis will be placed on professionalism, safety and sanitation, use of commercial equipment and small wares, basic knife skills, and identification of food products. Students will be required to purchase an initial set of uniforms for this course. Students will be required to purchase a set of hand tools for skills development. Students must receive an overall GPA of 2.5 to pass the class, as well as pass the final practical with a minimum of 2.5. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: COMPASS scores: Pre-Algebra, 21; Writing, 70; Reading, 82. (as of Fall 2014)
CUL 101 -- Today's Hospitality Industry

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the hospitality industry. It introduces the student to segments of the industry and the different career tracts within each one. The course will acquaint the student with the rigors of hospitality and the particular nature of this people-oriented industry. A foundation course in the study of resort and resort settings, the course provides the student with an awareness of the unique problems associated with the development, management and marketing of a resort. Also, the seasonal nature of most resorts and the challenges presented by this issue are discussed. The nature and unique characteristics of the hospitality industry as a career choice are discussed. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: COMPASS scores: Pre-Algebra, 21; Writing, 70; Reading, 82. (as of Fall 2014)
CUL 110 -- Safety and Sanitation

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in culinary arts or hotel and restaurant management. With today's complex safety and health laws, it is essential as well as required by many firms to have an in-depth understanding and certification in safety and sanitation. This course provides the students with both. Students study food service safety including fire safety and kitchen and dining room safety. Students will earn an American Red Cross Certificate in adult CPR. Students also learn all aspects of food service sanitation and earn both the Michigan and NRA Educational Institute Sanitation Certificate. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 111 -- Professional Cookery

An intensive study of foods and cooking, this course exposes the student to commercial equipment, quality food production, and professional presentation. It provides the chef training student with the practice and theory involved in the preparation of foods in a commercial operation. Basic cooking terminology, methods and procedures are introduced. The course also includes kitchen safety and sanitation, knife and equipment identification and technique, preparation of stocks, soups, and mother sauces, meats, poultry and seafood, and the presentation of a complete meal. Uniforms and knives will need to be purchased through the department for this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 12; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 118 -- Introduction to Baking

This course is designed for students seeking a career in Culinary Arts. In this intensive study of fundamental baking techniques, students will become familiar with baking operation and production. This course covers fundamental pastry and dessert recipes as well as the preparation of yeast dough. Also included are tortes, pies, tarts, and other desserts. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 121 -- Purchasing and Receiving

An overview of how food is purchased, received, stored and distributed is discussed in this course. Focus is on product identification, availability, seasonality, price, quality, and freshness. The course also includes the purchasing practices and controls that help to insure a correct product specification. Proper forms for ordering, issuing, inventory and cost controls are used. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 190 -- Culinary Internship

A culinary internship integrates academics with professional work experience. Students earn college credit while working in fine dining properties, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Students are encouraged to contact the internship coordinator at least two months prior to the semester they are requesting placement. Culinary internships are 40 hours per week for an eight-week summer session. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, CUL 111, CUL 118, CUL 213 and Culinary staff approval. (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 210 -- Nutrition for Culinary Arts

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in culinary arts. Healthy eating is attracting more attention as Americans struggle with the problems of obesity and disease prevention. In this atmosphere it is essential for prospective chefs to be aware of the needs of their customers. This course presents the principles of nutrition within the context of professional food preparation. Various ingredients and their role in good nutrition, spa cuisine, planning healthy menus and alternative eating styles are discussed. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 211 -- Menu Planning

No one will argue that the menu is the soul of a restaurant. This course provides the student with the understanding of the menu as the center of the food outlet, around which is built the facility and staff. Menu theme is the driver for equipment purchases, staffing, location and floor plan. An understanding of this complex item is vital to anyone involved in Culinary Arts. This course is designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of planning a modern menu - from market research to the physical layout of the document. Various types of menus are covered including A'La Carte, Table d'Hote, Institutional and Special Occasion. Menus will be analyzed for effectiveness and pricing strategies along with the menu planning. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, CUL 111 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 213 -- World Cuisine

This course is designed for the student who wishes to be a professional chef. It comprises the study, preparation and presentation of foods and cooking methods from selected countries. These countries have been selected based on their current popularity in restaurants. In this course, students develop knowledge and basic understanding of ethnic cooking including the cooking styles of Italy, France, Mexico, China, and various other Asian and American regions. In the process of learning these multi-national cuisines, the student develops additional technical skills in the preparation of the different foods. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 12; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, CUL 111 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 215 -- Garde Manger

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in culinary arts. As America's sophistication regarding food has increased, it is essential that students training to be chefs be exposed to the most up-to-date cooking and presentation techniques. Students prepare cold foods for display: pates, galantines, terrines and mousses. Decorative garnishes and other functional banquet presentations are covered in this course. Meat and seafood fabrication is also practiced. Projects made will be used and displayed at various functions and events at the Great Lakes Campus and at other special occasions. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, CUL 111, CUL 118, CUL 213 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 217 -- Kitchen and Dining Room Mgmt

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the food service industry. Its focus is the control of the dynamics of the kitchen and dining room in a modern restaurant. In the highly competitive restaurant business, it is necessary for prospective food and beverage professionals to have a thorough understanding of this aspect of the industry. Many restaurants fail because of a lack of coordination between the front and back of the house. The course focuses on the basic principles of management as applied to kitchen and dining room situations. Other topics include TQM management techniques, team building, motivational techniques, stress management, production management, and styles of table service. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CUL 101 (as of Fall 2010)
CUL 218 -- Advanced Baking

This course is designed for students seeking a career in Culinary Arts. In this intensive study of advanced baking techniques, students will become familiar with baking operation and production as well as dessert and pastry finishing and plate presentation. This course covers more advanced pastry and dessert recipes as well as the preparation of yeast dough. Pastries, desserts and dessert sauces will be served to guests at Lobdell's, the Great Lakes Culinary Institute's teaching restaurant. Cake icing and finishing is also included as are tortes, mousses, Bavarians, tarts and other desserts. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, CUL 118 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 221 -- Chocolate and Cake Design

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in pastry arts. It is designed for students that would like to expand their creative talents in areas of chocolate artistry and cake decorating. In this course students will learn through lecture, demonstrations and lab work the characteristics of chocolate, chocolate tempering and modeling, candies, fillings, centerpieces, molds & decorations. The cake decoration portion of the course will cover buttercream recipes, history of cake decorating and tools, preparation of boards, papers, columns, boxes, etc., the art of icing a cake, basic cake covering using combs and spatulas, basic piping skills and the use of decorating tips, border skills, floral piping skills, art of swag and drapery applications, art of writing and coloring on a cake. Course includes how to create and display wedding cakes, icings, fondant, pastillage, and gum paste. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 118 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
CUL 295 -- Contemporary Service & Cuisine

This course focuses on practical hands-on training. Students rotate through the front-of-the-house and the restaurant kitchen in this intensive semester-long course. Front-of-the-house students learn various styles of table, wine and beverage service. Menu merchandising is stressed throughout the course. Guest relations and timing of service are also emphasized as advanced students serve lunch to guests in Lobdell's, the Great Lakes Culinary Institute's teaching restaurant. Heart-of-the-house students learn classical food preparation preparing designated menu items. Other areas covered include recipe construction and costing, the use and care of equipment, the pressure of a la carte preparation and service, and the effective handling and use of supplies. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 12; Contact Hours = 24; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = CUL 110, CUL 111, CUL 211, CUL 213 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competency: Basic keyboarding and computer skills. (as of Fall 2012)
DD 101 -- Print Reading and Sketching

Students will learn to read engineering drawings of products and tooling used in today's manufacturing. Basic drawing format and layout are presented using product, tooling assembly, and tooling detail drawings. Students learn methods of three dimensional shape description, dimensioning and tolerancing. Types of fasteners along with related terminology and manufacturing processes are presented. An overview of common manufacturing processes, material specifications, and welding symbols are presented. Students learn the presentation skills of orthographic projection, isometric and oblique pictorial drawings using straight line and free hand sketches. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
DD 110 -- Basic Metallurgy

This course presents the making and forming of steel and the classification of steel and cast iron. Mechanical and physical properties are presented along with hardness and tensile testing labs. Principles of alloying, crystal structure, and the iron-carbon diagram help students understand how annealing, hardening, and tempering processes alter the mechanical properties of steel. Non-ferrous metallurgy is presented with an emphasis on aluminum. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
DD 170 -- CADD/Computer Modeling

This course is a graphic communication course using 3D parametric modeling techniques. Topics include 3D modeling using SolidWorks software in an engineering design environment. Students will also develop 2D drafting skills including proper organization and layout of component drawing views, dimensioning and tolerancing, sectioning and detailing, detail descriptive geometry and rapid prototyping. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competency: MTH 23 (as of Fall 2014)
DNC 101 -- Beg. Dance: An Exploration

This course will introduce the major disciplines of dance: ballet, jazz, and modern. Basic dance skills will be acquired through the practice of exercises, steps, and techniques. This course is designed for those with little or no background in dance. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
DNC 110 -- Modern Dance I

This course is designed to introduce students to the physical training and the creative thought process involved in executing modern dance as an art form. This course will consist of technique, improvisation, and creative problem solving through movement. Modern dance and its relationship to music and the historical development of modern dance will also be explored. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = DNC 101 or previous experience. (as of Fall 2012)
DNC 111 -- Modern Dance II

This course is designed as an extension of Modern Dance I. This class will consist of increasing proficiency in modern dance through extended studies in technique, improvisation, creative problem-solving, and performance. Dance history and critical perspectives in dance will also be explored. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = DNC 110 or previous experience. (as of Fall 2012)
ECO 201 -- Principles of Macroeconomics

This principles level course provides an in-depth overview and analysis of macroeconomic theory and concepts; and applies them to the contemporary economic issues, problems, and policies in the United States and other economies. Topics include the nature and scope of economics; national income accounting; government revenues, expenditures, and national debt; unemployment, inflation, and interest rates; economic growth; and monetary, fiscal and international trade policies. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = MTH 23 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. It is recommended that students take ECO 201 before ECO 202. (as of Fall 2015)
ECO 202 -- Principles of Microeconomics

This principles level course analyzes microeconomic theory and concepts; and applies them to comtemporary economic issues, problems, and policies. Topics include supply and demand analysis, productivity and the firm's costs of production, price and output determination under various market structutres, government interventions in markets, factor allocation and pricing, and international trade. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = MTH 23 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. It is recommended that students take ECO 201 before ECO 202. (as of Fall 2015)
EDU 101 -- Introduction to Teaching

This course will serve as an introduction to teaching as a career. It will provide an overview of students' behaviors and effective teachers' responsibilities in preparation for further study in the field of education. This course includes 30 hours of classroom observation in a K-12 classroom. Instructor permission is needed for non-high school graduates. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EET 102 -- Intro to Engineering Tech

This course is designed to give students an overview of engineering technology and the career options this profession provides. This course highlights the technical specializations within the Engineering Technology degree at NMC. Course topics also include engineering design methods, project management principles and practices, team work skills, engineering ethics, and the role of engineering in global and environmental issues. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Early College), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = Compass placement into MTH 08 and ENG 97. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Compass placement into MTH 23 and ENG 99. (as of Fall 2013)
EET 103 -- Electrical Studies I

This course examines the fundamentals of electricity, including direct current, resistive circuits, electrical terminology, units and component symbols, electrical safety, circuit conductors, wire sizes, circuit protection devices. Electrical safety will be stressed as well as the use of multimeters and other test equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 104 -- Electrical Studies II

This course is a continuation of the fundamentals of Electrical Studies, including direct current, alternating current, writing practices, inductors, capacitors, and transformers. The use of oscilloscopes and multi-meters will be taught. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 103 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 161 -- Fundamentals of Light & Lasers

This course introduces the elements of a laser, operation of a helium-neon gas laser, laser physics, optical-cavities, properties of laser light and a survey of laser systems. Safety procedures concerning lasers and related equipment are presented in this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = MTH 111 or higher (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 212 -- Elements of Photonics

Elements of Photonics builds upon and applies principles presented in Fundamentals of Light and Lasers. The course includes modules on operational characteristics of lasers, specific laser types, optical detectors and human vision, principles of optical fiber communications, photonics devices for imaging, storage and display, and laser welding and surface treatment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 161 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 221 -- Industrial Controls

This course studies control circuits, electrical schematics and line diagrams. Motor circuits utilizing motor starters, contactors, timers and counters are used to demonstrate control circuitry. Industrial control devices are examined, including solid-state control devices, electro-mechanical relays, proximity sensors, photoelectric sensing devices and programmable logic controllers. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 103 or ELE 105 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 232 -- Programmable Logic Controllers

This course studies programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Basic models and complete applications are applied to control inputs and outputs of PLCs. Ladder logic and device wiring techniques are studied, along with advanced program instructions such as counters, timers, sequencers and integer moves. Input/output devices are used to examine PLC program logic during the control process. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 221 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 233 -- PLC Applications I

This course is a study of the integration of program styles and components used in industry. Program structures and instructions will be used in lab projects to simulate how PLCs can be used to create a variety of useful functions. A mixture of textbook and component manuals will be used to learn the necessary information to complete these functions. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 232 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 234 -- PLC Applications II

This course is a continuation of the study of the integration of program styles and components used in industry. Program structure and project development will be studied. Installation of different types of components integrated with PLCs will also be studied. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 233 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 260 -- System Engineering in Practice

This class introduces students to the practice of system design and development. Students apply specific methodologies for problem-based learning and project management. Technical content from prior courses is applied to address challenges and create solutions. Student teams create prototypes and communicate results with classroom activities supporting teamwork, project planning, requirements analysis, design, development, testing, demonstration, and reporting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 102, EET 103, CIT 110 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = AVF 141 or RAM 120 or WSI 200 (as of Fall 2014)
EET 290 -- Engineering Tech Internship

The purpose of this internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in a technical field of study. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsing firm. Students spend 10 hours per week in this paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 150 hours at a work site, students participate in semi-monthly seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = 30 credits of program specific courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 290A -- Academic Service/Internship

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 297A -- I/S Electronics

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EET 304 -- Marine Electronics

Marine Electronics focuses on the systems, applications, electronics, and safety requirements specific to the marine and ROV environments. The design, repair and integration of cabling, tether, communication devices, sensors, and components into electrical systems will be emphasized. Students will use test equipment and protocols to develop troubelshooting methods to analyze and integrate this technology. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = EET 104 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EGR 101 -- Introduction To Engineering

This course is a general view of the field of engineering. Emphasis is on curricula, categories of engineering and the role of the engineer. Required for all first-year students in the engineering program. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EGR 113 -- Engineering Graphics I

This course is designed to satisfy the engineering graphics requirement for most engineering majors. Topics covered include the principles of orthographic projection, auxiliary views, sectional views, sketching; relationship of lines, planes, and points in space, space vectors and force systems are discussed from an engineer's point of view. Graphic methods are applied to problem solving and communication of ideas. Two and three dimensional computer graphics are used throughout the course to reinforce the basic concepts. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 122 or MTH 140 (as of Fall 2010)
EGR 131 -- Elementary Surveying

This course is designed to satisfy the elementary surveying requirement for a student entering engineering. Students will learn the theory involved in plane and geometric surveying including both linear and angular measurement, traverse computations, stadia, topographical mapping and the design of horizontal and vertical curves as related to construction surveys. Students are expected to perform lab experiments in which they demonstrate their knowledge of the concepts learned in lecture, incorporating the basic skill learned in lecture to field settings. Care, adjustment, and use of basic surveying instruments: leveling, taping, horizontal angle measurements, traverse surveys, transit stadia, method, topographic mapping with transit; fundamental surveying procedures and office computation are all included. Computer spreadsheets and mapping programs are used to facilitate the learning process. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = EGR 131L
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 122 or MTH 140 (as of Fall 2010)
EGR 131L -- Elementary Surveying Lab

See EGR 131 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = EGR 131
Recommended prerequisites = None
EGR 201 -- Statics

This is the first in a three-course sequence in Engineering Mechanics. This course covers those topics included in the study of statics, such as forces acting upon a particle and rigid body at rest, analysis of structures, frictional forces, centroids and moments of inertia. Vector algebra and differential calculus is used throughout the course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 141 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EGR 202 -- Mechanics of Materials

This is the second in a three-course sequence in Engineering Mechanics. This course covers those topics included in the study of mechanics of materials. This includes stress and strain of engineering materials, torsion, Hooke's Law, and shear and moment diagrams, combined stresses, beam deflection, columns, pressure vessels, structural connections and buckling of structures. Vector algebra and differential calculus is used throughout this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = EGR 201 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EGR 203 -- Dynamics

This is the third in a three-course sequence in Engineering Mechanics. This course includes those topics typically covered in dynamics such as kinematics, kinetics, particle and rigid body motion, work-energy principles, impulse-momentum, Newton's Laws of Motion, and harmonic motion. Vector algebra and differential calculus is used throughout this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = EGR 201 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
EGY 101 -- Principles of Renewable Energy

This course highlights industry and governmental perspectives on geothermal, wind, solar, biomass, fuel cells, and other energy sources. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EGY 105 -- Sustainable Building Design

This course provides an introduction to sustainable building practices and is for those students studying for the Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) Exam. Through structured learning activities, the student will learn about the structure of matter and the material world, whole system thinking, site and natural energy mapping, water resources, building orientation, materials and resources, indoor air quality, innovation and design. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EGY 115 -- Residential Energy Efficiency

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn about the principles of energy, building shell construction, air leakage, insulation, windows and doors, heating, lighting, cooling, water heating, health, and safety. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EGY 141 -- Solar Photovoltaic Tech I

Through structured lecture and practical skill building, the student will learn about PV applications, solar radiation, site surveys, system components, system sizing, and reparation of a solar installation proposal. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ELE 101 or EET 103, Recommended competencies: MTH 111and 121 (as of Fall 2014)
EGY 143 -- Solar Thermal Technology I

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the history of solar thermal heating systems, components, drainback systems, glycol systems, start up and maintenance procedures, savings and performance estimates, system control, monitoring and testing and solar space heating design. Group 2 course. Recommended competencies: COMPASS placement into MTH 23 and ENG 111 or co-enrollment in the recommended developmental course in the student's first semester.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EGY 145 -- Geothermal Technology

This course introduces the basic principles of geothermal energy production and technology. Essentials on how to utilize geothermal technology as an energy source will be analyzed and demonstrated. Examples of residential and commercial applications will be shown and reviewed. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
EGY 161 -- Wind Power Technology

Through structured classroom discussion, the student will learn about wind applications, measuring the wind, estimating power output of various sizes, economics of wind generation, evaluating technology, towers, interconnection with the utility, siting, installation, operation, performance, maintenance, and safety. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23 or placement into MTH 111, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
ELE 101 -- Introduction to Electrical

This course provides an introduction to the electrical occupations. Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the orientation to the trade, electrical safety, circuits, theory and an introduction into the National Electrical Code. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = COMPASS placement into ENG 11/111 or higher and MTH 111 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
ELE 105 -- Beg Residential Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn general information for electrical installations in the residential field to include: electrical symbols and outlets, determining the required number of lighting and receptacle outlets, conductor sizing and connections, switch control, bonding/grounding, ground-fault circuit interrupters and similar devices, and begin calculations for wiring various rooms in a common residential building. Group 2 course

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 101 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ELE 110 -- Electrical Code Studies I

This preparatory course reflects many of the important changes that appear in the current edition of the National Electrical Code. The changes are presented as they pertain to Single Family Dwellings, Multifamily Dwellings, Commercial Locations, Industrial Locations, and Hazardous Locations. It is designed to enable the student to learn electrical printreading and become familiar with applicable sections of the National Electrical Code. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ELE 105, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2014)
ELE 111 -- Electrical Code Studies II

This course will help the student in learning to read and interpret the meaning of the Code, and to find information about how to do wiring installations. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to find information from the Code needed to do residential, commercial, farm, and industrial wiring and to be successful with electrical examinations. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 110 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ELE 105 (as of Fall 2014)
ELE 121 -- Adv Residential Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn advanced residential wiring techniques including: workshop circuits, special purpose outlets, gas and oil central heating systems, low-voltage wiring, alarms and security systems, service entrance equipment, overcurrent protection, service entrance calculations, swimming pools, home automation systems, and standby power systems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 105 (as of Summer 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ELE 125 -- Pre-Commercial Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn small sources of electricity, basics of alternating current, AC circuits containing inductance, AC circuits containing capacitors, AC circuits containing resistance-inductance-capacitance, three-phase power, transformers, DC machines, and AC machines. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 121 (as of Summer 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ELE 131 -- Commercial Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn commercial building plans and specifications, reading electrical drawings, calculating the electrical load, branch circuits, wiring methods, motor and appliance circuits, feeders, special systems, and working drawings. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 105 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ELE 135 -- Adv Commercial Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn special circuits, panelboards selection and installation, the electric service, lamps and ballasts for lighting, luminaires, emergency, standby and optional standby systems, overcurrent protection, short-circuit calculations, equipment and conductor short-circuit protection, low-voltage remote-control, and the cooling system. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 131 (as of Summer 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ELE 142 -- Industrial Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn plans and sitework, the unit substation, feeder bus system, panelboards, trolley busways, using wire tables, signaling systems, basic motor controls, motors and controllers, and motor installation. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 105 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ELE 146 -- Adv. Industrial Electrical

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn power factor, ventilating, air conditioning, and other facilities, system protection, lightning protection, site lighting, programmable logic controllers, developing a program for a PLC, fiber optics, hazardous locations, and harmonics. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = ELE 142 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 11 -- English/Writing Methods

This course is to be taken concurrently with ENG 111, and helps facilitate the objectives of ENG 111. Special attention is given to individual student needs in the conventions of standard written prose.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 99 with 2.0 or higher and ENG 108 which may be taken concurrently. Based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = ENG 111
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 12 -- English/Writing Methods

This course is to be taken concurrently with ENG 112 and will help to facilitate the objectives of ENG 112. Special attention is given to individual student needs in the conventions of standard written prose, argumentation, and research.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 111 or ENG 11/111, and ENG 108 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = ENG 112
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 97 -- Fundamentals of ReadingWriting

This course will provide an overview to reading and writing. Students will learn and practice basic reading skills such as annotation, think-aloud, word attack, and main idea identification. Students will also be introduced to the writing process and learn a variety of methods such as free writing, invention, essay planning, drafting, and revision.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = Based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = ENG 107
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 99 -- Intro College Reading/Writing

This is an integrated reading and writing course that gives students the literacy skills they need for college level academic work. Course focus in writing is on the development of organization and clarity, mechanical correctness and sentence structure and variety. Course focus in reading is on the development of vocabulary and comprehension, and reading strategies. Students are required to schedule eight one-hour tutoring sessions through the Writing Center.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 6;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 97 with 2.0 or higher or based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 107 -- Academic Study Methods

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop and improve basic college academic survival skills and study methods. Topics include: introduction to student's own personal learning style, learning theory, active listening, time management, test taking strategies, basic study techniques such as SQ3R, note taking, improving concentration and memory, and controlling the study environment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Early College)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = Based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 108 -- Critical Reading Strategies

Through readings from other disciplines, the focus of this course is on improving comprehension and vocabulary. Learning strategies are introduced and then applied to coursework. Study skills taught include note-taking, test preparation, monitoring comprehension, and general techniques for effective learning. Students may elect this course as a helpful "entry to college" course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Early College), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 99 with 2.0 or higher or placement based on COMPASS scores. See advisor. (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 111 -- English Composition

ENG 111 is the first semester of a two-semester composition sequence introducing analytical and information literacy skills that lay a foundation for success in all disciplines. English 111 also introduces and emphasizes rhetorical knowledge (including audience and purpose), invention, and reading/writing processes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid, Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = Based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 112 -- English Composition

This is a writing course based on critical reading from various fields. Writing assignments reinforce skills in summary, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis. Emphasis is on argumentation, research methods, and information literacy. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid, Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 108, ENG 11/ENG 111 OR ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 210 -- Children's Literature

Focus is on developing criteria, terminology and resources for evaluation and selection of good quality children's literature and on developing methods for sharing that literature with children. The course surveys both picture books and novels from a variety of genres and cultures and also examines the impact of social change on children's literature. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 220 -- Technical Writing

This course introduces students to a variety of technical writing situations in business, industry, science, and education. It emphasizes audience awareness, research methods, problem solving, critical thinking, professional ethics, and patterns of typical proposals, descriptions, and the requirements of formal reports used in professional writing. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 221 -- Creative Writing

Study and practice of the basic techniques of effective, imaginative writing, focusing on short fiction but with considerable allowance for individual interests. This introductory class emphasizes craft while giving room for creative talent to emerge in response to open-ended assignments. In this workshop seminar, students will exchange helpful commentary on each other's writing, as well as examine professional fiction to analyze how successful authors achieve their results. The class includes close work with the elements of creative narration: concrete language, story shape and pace, characterization, point of view and setting. Individual conferences will supplement class activities. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 222 -- Advanced Creative Writing

An advanced course in imaginative prose narration, ENG 222 provides an intense seminar in which the features of narrative art--characterization, story content, plot development, setting, point of view, and theme--will be developed by using professional models, weekly writing and workshop methods. The course will also rely on frequent on-on-one conferences about each student's writing projects. This course is primarily intended for students and members of the community who are interested in writing for publication and already possess basic competence in prose narration, editing, and responding to manuscripts in progress. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 221 or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 223 -- Creative Writing - Poetry

Weekly writing exercises, peer critique, and one on one mentoring with the instructor provide the foundation for this workshop whose goal is agile, well read poets who feel comfortable working in a variety of forms, as well as reading their own work out loud. Discussion of required readings, emphasis on revision, and experiments to aid the creative process can be expected during the session. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 224 -- Journalism Fundamentals

While the history and role of the press are discussed, this course primarily provides the student with theory and practice in news, editorial and feature writing. Press law and ethics will also be examined. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
ENG 240 -- Introduction to Literature

An introduction to a variety of literary styles, themes, and forms such as fiction, drama, and poetry. Intended to develop an understanding and enjoyment of reading as well as an understanding of current critical approaches to the study of literature. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course. Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 111 and 112 strongly recommended or instructor permission. Strongly recommended as the FIRST college literature course for those with little or no prior literary study experience.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 241 -- Mythology

This course features a study of central and recurring patterns of human concern as revealed in the mythic content of various forms of literature. Examination of archetypal structures embedded in works of culture ranging from ancient Babylonian to contemporary eras is central to course goals and outcomes. Areas to be investigated will include myths of the quest, of power, of origins, of love, and of art. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 254 -- Shakespeare

This course is an introduction to representative major dramatic works of Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Age, and includes lecture, film, and discussion. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 262 -- American Literature

Students in this course study the American tradition, early and modern, in prose and poetry. Selections will emphasize the cultural and intellectual background giving rise to our national literature, the major phases or movements in that literature, and how certain writers transcended those movements to create work of universal value. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either can be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 263 -- World Literature

This course exposes students to a variety of readings drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and/or Oceania. While the reading and writing assignments will certainly require close literary analysis, the class will also attempt to situate the works culturally, historically, and theoretically. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course. Completion of ENG 111 and 112 strongly recommended or instructor permission.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 265 -- Science Fiction and Fantasy

The primary emphasis of this course are reading and writing about Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as they are found in a range of cultural tests like print, motion pictures, radio drama, television, and more. Students will learn to identify and discuss mythologies and related symbols, and genre and formula conventions such as icons, stereotypes, rituals, plots, motifs, settings, and more as they investigate the social history of these stories. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 267 -- Film as Literature

This course offers students the opportunity to examine and critique a selection of films through discussion and writing by employing techniques similar to those used in literary analysis. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENG 271 -- Adolescence/Cultural Diversity

This course provides a study of universal and diverse themes and ideas expressed through adolescent literature. It features protagonists and authors from a variety of cultures both within and outside of the United States, and emphasizes the relationship between culture and the lives of young people. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = ENG 112 or ENG 220, either may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 103 -- Earth Science

Designed for the student who does not intend to major in a physical science. Subject matter deals with features of the planet earth, astronomy, and weather. The laboratory portion includes a practical study of rocks and minerals as well as a study of topographic, geologic and weather maps. Field trips investigate landforms in the Grand Traverse area. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 103L
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 08 and ENG 99 or COMPASS equivalent. Students scoring below ENG 111 levels on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2014)
ENV 103L -- Earth Science Lab

See ENV 103 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 103
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 104 -- Life of the Past

This course introduces students to the record of life on Earth. The roles of global change, origins, evolution, and extinction in life history are examined. Great Lakes and North American fossil records with Pre-Paleozoic microorganisms and Paleozoic invertebrates and vertebrates are highlighted. Appearance, evolution, and disappearance of dinosaurs during the Mesozoic Era, human evolution, and the recent demise of the giant Ice Age mammals are analyzed in depth. Laboratory and class activities are included. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 104L
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 08 and ENG 99 or COMPASS equivalent. Students scoring below ENG 111 levels on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2012)
ENV 104L -- Life of the Past Lab

See ENV 104 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 104
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 111 -- Physical Geology

This course explores processes which transform planet Earth. Landforms, minerals, rocks, and geologic structures are examined in classroom, laboratory, and field studies which focus on these geologic processes and on the techniques of geology. Lab studies apply the methodology and techniques of geology by introduction of map reading, field and map study, study of surficial processes, and study of minerals and rocks. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = ENV 111L
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 111L -- Physical Geology Lab

See ENV 111 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 111
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 112 -- Historical Geology

Rocks and fossils of North America, the Great Lakes and the Grand Traverse region which reveal the physical, chemical, and biological evolution of the planet earth are explored in classroom, laboratory, and field studies (including a required 4-day field excursion to Elliot Lake, Ontario). Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 112L
Recommended prerequisites = ENV 103 or ENV 111 or GEO 105, MTH 111 and placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
ENV 112L -- Historical Geology Lab

See ENV 112 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 112
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 117 -- Meteorology & Climatology

Designed to acquaint the student with the science and art of weather analysis, this course includes studies of the basic properties of gases, organization and composition of the atmosphere, basic energy flow, and general weather phenomena that result. Global climates are also investigated. The laboratory portion presents the function and effect of selected physical processes, and includes the use of weather instruments and weather maps. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = ENV 117L
Recommended prerequisites = Students scoring below ENG 111 levels on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2012)
ENV 117L -- Meteorology & Climatology Lab

See ENV 117 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 117
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 131 -- Oceanography

This course explores the origins, structure, and evolution of ocean basins and their role in global climate dynamics. It shall include an investigation of the physical properties that govern waves, currents, tides, air-sea interactions as well as the physical and chemical properties of seawater. It alsol explores plant and animal life within the oceans including impacts of human activities on the marine environment. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = ENV 131L
Recommended prerequisites = Students scoring below ENG 111 levels on the COMPASS placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2014)
ENV 131L -- Oceanography Lab

See ENV 131 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 131
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 140 -- Watershed Science

This course is designed for the learner who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of watersheds. It will focus on the physical and biological systems that are responsible for the quality and characteristics of a watershed. Human interactions, stewardship, management and impacts on our local water resources will also be explored. The laboratory portion of the course will place emphasis on field investigations and the analysis of data and water samples collected. Throughout the course basic scientific principles will be incorporated throughout the course. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 140L
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 111 Students scoring below ENG 111 levels on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2012)
ENV 140L -- Watershed Science Lab

See ENV 140 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = ENV 140
Recommended prerequisites = None
ENV 270B -- Field Mapping Techniques

This course is a one-week field course. It will focus on the fundamentals of map interpretation and generation. Students will gain a basic understanding of the principles of cartography and field mapping techniques employed by various disciplines in the acquisition of spatial data. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23, instructor permission required. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111; completion of any Science course with laboratory. (as of Fall 2014)
ENV 270C -- Precambrian Geology of MI

This course is a six-day field study of the Precambrian geology of the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The class will focus on rock and mineral identification, economic geology, and the geologic history of Michigan's UP. The relationships of ancient bedrock layers to recent surficial geologic processes and their associated landforms will also be explored. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = Instructor permission required. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, MTH 23, completion of any science course with laboratory. (as of Fall 2014)
FRN 101 -- Elementary French I

FRN 101 represents a comprehensive introduction to the French language for the true beginner. Students will develop the ability to communicate in French in every day practical situations while acquiring some of the necessary skills for reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Cultural topics are integrated in each unit. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
FRN 102 -- Elementary French II

FRN 102 is a continuation of FRN 101 and focuses on the expansion of the communication skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Cultural topics are integrated in each unit. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = FRN 101 with 2.0 or higher, placement test or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
FRN 201 -- Intermediate French I

FRN 201 is designed to further develop language proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. A deeper exploration of French culture is presented in this course, allowing students to transform themselves into truly active and proficient language users. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = FRN 102 with 2.0 or higher, placement test or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
FRN 202 -- Intermediate French II

FRN 202 is a continuation of FRN 201 and focuses on the application of the communication skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking within cultural contexts. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = FRN 201 with 2.0 or higher, placement test or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
GEO 101 -- Introduction to Geography

This course emphasizes both the physical and the cultural aspects of geography. Physical factors such as weather and climate, soil, vegetation and landforms are considered as they determine the natural resources of a region. Various aspects of human culture such as religion, language and economic systems are studied to gain an understanding of the ways in which people have used and misused their resources. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 08, Students scoring below ENG 111 on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2012)
GEO 105 -- Physical Geography

Physical geography studies selected elements of the physical environment: weather and climate, landforms, soil and vegetation. Particular emphasis is placed upon the nature and distribution of physical features throughout Michigan with respect to humankind. The lab includes field trips and emphasizes the application of physical principles through hands-on study of minerals, rocks, and soils; in conjunction with map and aerial photo interpretation. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = GEO 105L
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23, Students scoring below ENG 111 on the placement test should plan on additional study time. (as of Fall 2012)
GEO 105L -- Physical Geography Lab

The lab emphasizes the application of selected physical elements through means of field work, map and aerial photo interpretation. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = GEO 105
Recommended prerequisites = None
GEO 108 -- Geography of U S & Canada

The diverse regions of Anglo-America will be investigated in this course. We will consider the relationship between the natural environment, the cultural background, economic conditions, and local problems of the U.S. and Canada. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
GEO 109 -- World Regional Geography

This course is a study of world regions. For each region we will consider the relationship between the natural environment, cultural background, economic conditions, and local problems that relate to world issues. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
GEO 115 -- Introduction to GIS

This course explores the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for map reading, interpretation and analysis, in conjunction with the principles of cartography. Computer and Internet technologies are utilized for the generation, manipulation, storage and retrieval of maps and associated geographic attributes. Topics covered include: basic GIS concepts, display of data and attributes, queries, metadata, tabular relationships, data editing, projections and datums, and basic cartography. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = MTH 23, Intermediate computer skills (Windows) and Internet experience required. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HAH 100C -- Informatics Essentials

This course will introduce students to informatics in health care and, in particular, nursing. Students will enhance their ability to use modern informatics such as computer and Internet resources as well as Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, in the health care environment. This course will be offered in a hybrid online and face-to-face format. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HNR 101
Recommended prerequisites = HNR 102, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2013)
HAH 101 -- Medical Terminology

This course is designed to help the student learn the basic construction of medical words through the use of medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining root words. This foundation will facilitate the understanding of new medical vocabulary encountered in other course work or work situations. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HAH 120 -- Infection Control

This course details the structure of infectious organisms and mechanisms of disease transmission, including host defenses against disease and specific diseases of concern to dental and medical personnel. In addition, the course provides an overview of MIOSHA (Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act) regulations and occupational safety measures as they relate to the dental and medical fields. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HAH 200 -- Emergency Assess.& Interventio

A comprehensive study of the concepts and practices of first aid techniques. The course provides training for emergency care through assessment, critical thinking, implementation, documentation, and evaluation. It also addresses situations when injury or sudden illness becomes a threat to life, or problems develop that endanger physical or psychological well-being. Certification for CPR for the Professional Rescuer, HAZMAT, and Medical First Responder may be earned in cooperation with state and/or national agencies. Must be able to meet patient lifting and equipment requirements. Required for MCOLES Police Academy. Signature required to register. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 101 -- Introduction to Dentistry

Students are introduced to the role of the dental assistant and the dental team and opportunities for employment. Students will be informed of the requirements for certification and registration and the various organizations and associations within dentistry and dental assisting. Other areas studied will include dental specialties, dental terminology, applied psychology in the dental office, instrument and equipment identification and charting. The student will have an opportunity to view a dental office to see the set up and to observe the roles of each person on the dental team. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 112 -- Dental Materials

Students learn the preparation, manipulation, and use of dental materials commonly found in the dental office. There will be discussion regarding the equipment needed, mixing techniques, and proper usage of waxes, restorative materials, impression materials, gypsum products, cements, metals and therapeutic materials. Preparation of each material will be demonstrated. Group 2 course. Corequisite(s): HDA 113

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HDA 113
Recommended prerequisites = HAH 120, HDA 120 (as of Fall 2010)
HDA 113 -- Dental Materials Lab

This course familiarizes the student with the handling of dental materials commonly used in the dental office. Opportunities are provided in the laboratory to develop skills in mixing techniques, impression taking, construction of study models, bleaching, and acrylic trays. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HDA 112
Recommended prerequisites = HAH 120, HDA 120 (as of Fall 2010)
HDA 120 -- Dental Anatomy

The student will learn the anatomy and physiology of the oral cavity, teeth and head. Students will learn the histology of the teeth and surrounding structures, the bones of the skull, the nerves and blood supply of the head and neck, the muscles of mastication, and the names and functions of the teeth and oral structures. This class will also provide detailed information on the anatomy and size of the individual teeth. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 140 -- Oral Pathology/Pharmacology

This course will familiarize the student with disease processes related to the oral cavity and to enable the student to identify these diseases. The student will become familiar with various drugs and their uses in dentistry, prescription writing and documentation, the sources of drugs, routes of administration, and the conditions that modify the reactions of drugs. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HDA 120 (as of Fall 2011)
HDA 150 -- Dental Office Management

Students are acquainted with the procedures necessary for efficient dental office management. Topics include appointment book control, accounts receivable and payable, dental record keeping, third party payment, patient recall, inventory control, telephone techniques, and use of computer hardware and software unique to the dental office. This course is offered in a self-paced format. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Seminar)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 160 -- Dental Emergencies

This course acquaints the student with the types of emergencies that may arise in the dental office. The students will learn the procedures to follow when medical and dental emergencies occur, the importance and significance of obtaining accurate and complete patient histories, the proper emergency equipment necessary in a dental office and the maintenance of that equipment, the taking and recording of vital signs, basic first aid rules, and fire safety. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 170 -- Preventive Dentistry

This course deals with educating dental patients in proper oral hygiene and nutrition. The topics of discussion will include vitamins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates, proteins, food groups, fluoride treatments, oral examinations, pit and fissure sealants, public health dentistry, and oral hygiene instructions. Student demonstration and participation is emphasized. Fluoride treatments and a dietary analysis will be learned and demonstrated by students. Two community presentations will be designed and presented by each student. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 240 -- Chairside Procedures

This course provides the foundation for dental assistant clinical procedures performed in both general and specialty dental offices. Topics include theory and application of four-handed dentistry; application of infection control procedures; an overview of procedures and techniques unique to dental specialties; and background information and technical skills performed by the Registered Dental Assistant. In addition, local dental specialists serve as guest speakers. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HDA 241
Recommended prerequisites = HAH 120, HDA 101, HDA 120, HDA 160, HDA 242, HDA 243 (as of Fall 2012)
HDA 241 -- Chairside Procedures Lab

This is the clinical component of Chairside Procedures. Students learn and practice operative and specialty chairside techniques in a fully-equipped dental clinic. Students assist our staff dentist during simulated dental procedures. Expanded duties for dental assistants are also introduced in this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HDA 240
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 242 -- Dental Radiography

The fundamentals of radiology as applied to dentistry will be presented. Special consideration will be given to radiation physics, hazards, biological effects, protection and quality control methods. Basic interpretation and radiographic anatomy will also be included. While extraoral techniques are discussed, emphasis will be given to the proper techniques for exposing, processing, and mounting traditional and digital intraoral radiographs of diagnostic quality. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HDA 243
Recommended prerequisites = HAH 120, HDA 120, HDA 160, all may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
HDA 243 -- Dental Radiography Lab

Clinical component of Dental Radiography. Students will be introduced to a variety of radiography techniques and will learn how to expose, process and mount radiographs of diagnostic quality. Requirements include three sets on dental manikins and four sets on dental patients. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1.5; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = HDA 242
Recommended prerequisites = None
HDA 251 -- Dental Internship I

Students are assigned to dental offices in the community. 180 hours of hands-on experience includes chairside assisting; office management; laboratory techniques and expanded functions. Included are 3 hours of internship meetings with instructor and classmates. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HDA 240, HDA 241 (as of Fall 2010)
HDA 252 -- Dental Internship II

A continuation of Internship I providing an additional 180 hours of hands-on experience. In addition to placement in dental offices in the community, students observe in four specialty settings: oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, and endodontics. Included are three hours of internship meetings with instructor and classmates. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HDA 251 (as of Fall 2010)
HDA 282 -- CDA/RDA Written Exam Prep

The purpose of this course is to prepare students and working dental assistants for the CDA and RDA written exams. Included are review sessions covering General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiography for both exams and additional specific topics that relate directly to Michigan's expanded functions for dental assistants. Group 2 course. Co- and or prerequisites: HDA 112, HDA 113, HDA 140, HDA 170, HDA 240, HDA 241

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HAH 120, HDA 101, HDA 112, HDA 113, HDA 120, HDA 140, HDA 150, HDA 160, HDA 170, HDA 240, HDA 241, HDA 242, HDA 243, all may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
HDA 286 -- RDA Clinical Exam Prep

This course will provide dental assisting students with study/application sessions for the clinical portion of the state licensure exam. Expanded functions of special interest are dental amalgams, temporary crowns, and dental dams. Must be a current dental assisting student or a graduate of a post-secondary dental assisting program approved by the State Board of Dentistry. Group 2 course. Co- and/or pre-requisites: HDA 112, HDA 113, HDA 140, HDA 170, HDA 240, HDA 241.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HDA 282 (as of Spring 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 101 -- Fitness Circuit I

Introduction to beginning aerobic conditioning through a fitness circuit designed for varying fitness levels. Instruction includes individual fitness evaluation, aerobic fitness, strength training, flexibility, and endurance. Course meets in the NMC Health and Fitness Center using strength training equipment, exercise bicycles, and other aerobic equipment. Two hours per week. Offered summers only. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = .5; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 102 -- Fitness Circuit II

Continuing beginning aerobic conditioning through a fitness circuit designed for varying fitness levels. Instruction includes individual fitness evaluation, aerobic fitness, strength training, flexibility, and endurance. Course meets in the NMC Health and Fitness Center using strength training equipment, exercise bicycles, and other aerobic equipment. Two hours per week. Offered summers only. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = .5; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 101 (as of Fall 2011)
HF 105 -- Personal Trainer Certification

This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification exam in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 111 -- Fitness Circuit I

Introduction to aerobic conditioning through a fitness circuit designed for varying fitness levels. Instruction includes individual fitness evaluation, strength training, flexibility, and endurance with an emphasis on aerobic conditioning. Course meets in the NMC Health and Fitness Center using strength training equipment, exercise bicycles, and other aerobic equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 112 -- Fitness Circuit II

Continuation of aerobic conditioning through a fitness circuit designed for varying fitness levels. Instruction emphasizes individual strength training and flexibility. Course meets in the NMC Health and Fitness Center using strength training equipment, exercise bicycles, and other aerobic equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 111 (as of Fall 2011)
HF 113 -- Fitness Circuit III

Continuation of aerobic conditioning through a fitness circuit designed for varying fitness levels. Instruction emphasizes individual aerobic fitness options and the reduction of stress. Course meets in the NMC Health and Fitness Center utilizing strength training equipment, exercise bicycles, and other aerobic equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 112 (as of Spring 2011)
HF 114 -- Fitness Circuit IV

Continuation of aerobic conditioning through a fitness circuit designed for varying fitness levels. Instruction emphasizes individual fitness evaluation/workout, weight control, and nutrition. Course meets in NMC Health and Fitness Center using strength training equipment, exercise bicycles, and other aerobic equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 113 (as of Spring 2011)
HF 116 -- Yoga

Yoga is postural work emphasizing precise and careful body alignment and maximum spinal extension. Yoga works through the concreteness of the body to teach balance and integration. It is an effective way to stretch and strengthen the body. Using movement and breath, yoga brings a therapeutic calm to the body and mind, releasing stress and bringing relaxation. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 118 -- Continuing Yoga

Yoga techniques focus on understanding and controlling the body, the breath, and the mind through exercises (asans), breathing techniques (pranayamas), and meditation training (quieting the mind and body). Yoga poses are designed to develop strength and give maximum flexibility to the muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems with special emphasis on building a strong, supple spine. Benefits include improved circulation, hormonal balance, poise, and a more stable emotional nature. Learning proper breathing will help you cope with stress and increase your energy level. Wear loose, comfortable, layered clothing and plan to work barefooted. Bring two blankets, a mat, and a bath towel. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): HF 116 or instructor permission.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 116 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
HF 118A -- Bikram Yoga I

This is the original hot yoga, 105 degrees, pure, powerful, authentic, unchanged, taught exactly as Hatha Yoga Master Bikram Choudhury intends it to be taught. 26 poses, 2 breathing exercises, 90 minutes, plus heat. Prerequisite: Good heart health and not pregnant. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 118B -- Bikram Yoga II

A continuation of the original Hot Yoga, 105 degrees, pure, powerful, authentic, unchanged, taught exactly as Hatha Yoga Master Bikram Choudhury intends it to be taught. Twenty-six poses, two breathing exercises, 90 minutes, plus heat. Students must be in good heart health and not pregnant. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 121 -- Aerobic Dance I

Through choreographed dance movements and contemporary music, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, strength and coordination is promoted. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 122 -- Step Aerobics I

This body sculpting and fat burning program provides a unique blend of exercise, bench and resistance training by combining Vertifirm (hips & thighs), hand held weights (upper body) and low impact, high-energy step routines. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 126 -- Lap Swim

Use of basic strokes for fitness is reviewed. Emphasis is on aerobic and muscular endurance through swimming a variety of laps. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): Ability to swim repeated laps across a pool.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Ability to swim repeated laps across a pool. (as of Fall 2011)
HF 127 -- Lap Swim II

A continuation of the Lap Swim program. Emphasis is on increasing aerobic and muscular endurance through swimming a variety of laps. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): HF 126

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 126 (as of Fall 2011)
HF 131 -- Aerobic Dance II

A continuation of the Aerobic Dance fitness program. Through choreographed dance movements and contemporary music cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, strength, and coordination is promoted. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): HF 121

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 121 (as of Fall 2011)
HF 132 -- Step Aerobics II

A continuation of the Step Aerobics fitness program. This body sculpting and fat burning program provides a unique blend of exercise, bench and resistance training by combining Vertifirm (hips & thighs), hand held weights (upper body) and low impact, high-energy step routines. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): HF 122

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 122 (as of Fall 2011)
HF 133 -- Pilates

The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises used to develop long, lean bodies. This program uses floor exercises to strengthen and tone muscles, flatten abdominals, improve posture, flexibility, balance, agility, and coordination. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HF 143 -- Continuing Pilates

Building on the fundamentals and exercises of the prerequisite class, Pilates, the intermediate and the advanced series of mat exercises will be added. The body will be challenged with moves that call for more strength, coordination, balance, flexibility, and control. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = HF 133 (as of Fall 2012)
HF 297A -- I/S Health & Fitness

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Independent Study)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 100 -- Introduction to Nursing

Presents the history of nursing & nursing education. Introduces professional nursing values and the attitudes and behaviors desired in nurses. Discusses nursing roles, career opportunities, and types of health care delivery settings. Introduces the student to legal and ethical issues related to the role and scope of practice of the licensed practical nurse and the registered nurse. Introduces basic concepts related to professionalism, patient-centered care, health, spirituality, culture, holism, and the impact of illness on the individual and his/her significant others. Covers beginning professional communication skills, collaboration, teamwork, and basic teaching/learning principles.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = ENG 111, MTH 111 (as of Spring 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 101 -- Fundamentals of Nursing-Lectur

The students learn the foundation for professional nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on the principles and skills needed to apply the clinical judgment required for safe patient centered care. Communication is emphasized as an essential aspect of the professional role. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 228 w/grade of 2.5 or higher and HNR 100 - both may be taken concurrently. (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = HNR 102
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 102 -- Fund of Nursing-Clinical

Through laboratory and/or clinical experience students learn about the professional identity of the nurse while acquiring and applying basic nursing knowledge, judgment, and skills in order to provide safe patient centered care. The student also learns communication and collaboration skills. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 12; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 228 w/grade of 2.5 or higher, may be taken concurrently (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = HAH 100C, HNR 101
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 108 -- Pharmacology

Students learn an overview of pharmacology with emphasis on clinical applications within the context of the nursing process. The course is organized by medication classification. It explores indications, modes of action, side effects, contraindications and interactions for the safe administration of selected drugs. Specific nursing judgment and collaborative responsibilities to drug administration are emphasized. Legal statutes and standards regulating drug administration within the scope of nursing professional identity are presented. Individualized patient variables across the lifespan will also be a focus of study. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 228 w/grade of 2.5 higher (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 125 -- Lifespan Nursing Lecture

Presentation of nursing management of health care issues related to uncomplicated pregnancy, birth, and neonatal period. Introduction of nursing management of common health alterations found in both chronically and acutely ill clients across the lifespan. Emphasis will be made on utilizing evidence-based practice to identify appropriate nursing interventions to achieve the desired outcome for the client based on their developmental level across the lifespan. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 240 and HNR 108, both may be taken concurrently; HAH 100C, HNR 100, HNR 101, HNR 102. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = HNR 126
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 126 -- Lifespan Nursing-Clinical

Clinical experiences providing opportunities to apply principles studied in HNR 125. Clinical learning environments will include the opportunity to apply medical-surgical, pediatric, and obstetric nursing interventions in a variety of settings, including acute care and simulation experiences. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 15; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 240 and HNR 108, both may be taken concurrently; HAH 100C, HNR 100, HNR 101, HNR 102. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = HNR 125
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 145 -- Practical Nursing Roles & Issu

Reviews ethical/legal responsibilities of the LPN. Presents issues and trends related to LPN practice, nursing organizations, continuing education; and licensure. Discusses occupational opportunities and provides information on employment search, job-seeking skills and transition issues. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 125, HNR 126-both can be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 241 -- Adv Maternal Child Nursing-Lec

This course will expose the student to the complex problems facing families coping with complications during the child-bearing/child-rearing process. Characteristics of the at-risk family will be explored. These concepts will be applied to a review of complications occurring during the prenatal, intrapartal, and postpartal periods. The course will then deal with complex health problems during childhood and will include a discussion on perinatal loss and childhood death. A major theme throughout the course will be the use of the nursing process to promote optimal functioning for at-risk families. Community resources will be explored. Previous content on growth and development and cultural considerations will be reviewed briefly and concepts applied through class discussions and case scenarios. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 247, HNR 248, both may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = HNR 242
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 242 -- Adv Maternal Child Nursing-Cli

This course provides for the clinical application of the principles presented in the co requisite: HNR 241. Students will spend clinical time on a maternity inpatient unit. A clinical instructor will guide and support the student through observational experiences in labor and delivery and all students will have the opportunity to do postpartum and newborn assessments and care. Students will also spend clinical time in a precepted pediatric clinical caring for pediatric patients. Clinical time will also be spent doing an assessment on a family, assessing growth and development and community resources. Students will also be involved in clinical simulations and case studies. Students will participate in the above experiences by observing and/or directly providing care to at-risk families coping with childbearing and/or childrearing stressors/issues. Risk factors for these families may include developmental and psychosocial factors as well as physical alterations or complications. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 247, HNR 248, both may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = HNR 241
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 247 -- Complex Patient Mgmt I-Lecture

Presentation of nursing interventions and management concepts required for adult patients with complex medical and/or surgical disorders. Emphasizes advanced assessment, analysis, nursing judgment, and nursing accountability. The focus is on adult patients with multiple complex requirements. Geriatric considerations are presented and integrated throughout. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 240, HAH 100C, HNR 125, HNR 126 (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = HNR 248
Recommended prerequisites = Admission to the Nursing program, GPA of 2.0 on all prerequisite nursing courses. (as of Spring 2015)
HNR 248 -- Complex Patient Mgt I-Clinical

Clinical experience providing opportunities to apply principles presented in HNR 247. Emphasis is upon refinement of organization, decision-making, critical thinking, and priority-setting skills in the care of multiple clients with complex medical/surgical disorders. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 12; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = BIO 240, HAH 100C, HNR 125, HNR 126 (as of Spring 2012)
Co-requisites = HNR 247
Recommended prerequisites = Admission to the Nursing program, GPA of 2.0 on all prerequisite nursing courses, (as of Spring 2012)
HNR 251 -- Mental Health Nursing - Lec

This course is designed to enable the student to better understand behavior exhibited by persons with mental disorders. Classifications, causes, and symptoms of mental diseases are presented and treatments such as individual, group, and activity therapies are explored. Emphasis is placed on the ways by which the nurse determines, develops, implements, and evaluates a therapeutic environment for the client. The implementing of theories of human behavior is the scientific aspect of mental health-psychiatric nursing; the purposeful use of the self in the performance of care is the artful aspect. The goal is preventative and corrective impact upon mental illness and the restoration of optimal mental health for individuals. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 241, HNR 242 (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = HNR 252
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 252 -- Mental Health Nursing-Clinical

Clinical experience providing opportunities to apply principles presented in HNR251. A variety of clinical settings addressing mental health issues in acute care, long-term care, and in community agencies are utilized. Emphasis is placed upon the exercise of critical thinking in addressing mental health issues and concerns. Additionally, students identify and analyze community resources of importance to persons with mental health issues. Students participate in care in the clinical area approximately 12 hours per week for 3.5 weeks during the semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 241, HNR 242 (as of Spring 2012)
Co-requisites = HNR 251
Recommended prerequisites = None
HNR 261 -- Complex Patient Mgmt II-Lec

This course builds upon the content of HNR247 with the presentation of nursing management of adult patients with complex endocrine, hepatic, and autoimmune disorders. Additionally, the course introduces principles of leadership and management as these relate to the delivery of nursing care to a group of patients. The principles of delegation, communication, and priority setting are reviewed. The course discusses a variety of nursing management challenges related to team building, managing change, conflict resolution, power and authority, politics and political action, current economic aspects of health care, legal/ethical issues, and emergency preparedness. Career opportunities, job-seeking skills, NCLEX-RN preparation, and issues related to role transition are discussed in reference to the graduates' move into the work force. The quality improvement process and evidence-based practice are considered as students research a current issue or trend in nursing management. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Hybrid, Online)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 251, HNR 252 (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = HNR 262
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 112, PHL 202 (as of Spring 2015)
HNR 262 -- Complex Patient Mgmt II Clinic

Clinical experience providing opportunities to apply principles presented in HNR 261. A variety of clinical units in acute care and extended care settings are utilized. Emphasis is placed upon organizational skills, including time management, and the exercise of critical judgment in managing the care for a normal caseload of clients. The process of critical thinking is the nucleus necessary to achieve the course objectives. Students perform care in the clinical area 24 hours per week for 7.5 weeks during the semester. The course is designed to promote a successful role transition from student to entry-level professional nurse. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 12; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = HNR 251, HNR 252, both can be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = HNR 261
Recommended prerequisites = None
HPD 110 -- BLS for Health Care Providers

Provides basic life support training and certification for nursing students interested in becoming health care providers to provide them with life support skills needed for clinical practice. Admission to nursing program or instructor permission. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = .2; Contact Hours = .2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Health Occupations
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HST 101 -- Western Civilization to 1500AD

This is the first course in a year-long study of western civilizations from the birth of civilization to the Age of Nation States in the 19th Century. The main instructional goal is to have students demonstrate an understanding of the diverse societies and culture of the western world. It's important that students recognize that western civilization includes many diverse cultures and has interacted with many other diverse cultures throughout its development. In addition, students will analyze the distinctive characteristics of western civilizations, identify the achievements and limitations of western civilizations, and develop an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve these goals, they will develop skills in communication and critical thinking. This course covers the period from the birth of civilization to the early Middle Ages. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 102 -- Western Civilization from 1500

This is the second course in a year-long study of western civilizations from the birth of civilization to the Age of Nation States in the 19th Century. The main instructional goal is to have students demonstrate an understanding of the diverse societies and culture of the western world. It's important that students recognize that western civilization includes many diverse cultures and has interacted with many other diverse cultures throughout its development. In addition, students will analyze the distinctive characteristics of western civilizations, identify the achievements and limitations of western civilizations, and develop an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve these goals, they will develop skills in communication and critical thinking. This course covers the period from the Late Middle Ages to the Age of Nation States in the 19th Century. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 111 -- U S History to 1865

This is the first course in a year-long study of U.S. History from Native American origins to the modern world. A main instructional goal is to have students demonstrate an understanding of how diverse societies and cultures have contributed to the development of the United States. In addition, students will analyze the distinctive characteristics of the development of the United States, identify the achievements and limitations of these developments, and develop an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. Students will learn how American society developed from Native American origins through Reconstruction, and how society has impacted both individuals and groups in America. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skills in communications and critical thinking. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online excluded efficiency), Spring 2016 (Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 112 -- U S History Since 1865

This is the second course in a year-long study of U.S. History from Native American origins to the modern world. A main instructional goal is to have students demonstrate an understanding of how diverse societies and cultures have contributed to the development of the United States. In addition, students will analyze the distinctive characteristics of the development of the US, identify the achievements and limitations of these developments, and develop an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve these goals, they will develop skills in communication and critical thinking. Students will learn how American society developed from Reconstruction to the post-Vietnam era, and how society has impacted both individuals and groups in America. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online, Online excluded efficiency), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 211 -- Native American History

A history of the Native American experience from the pre-Columbian period to the post World War II era. Major emphasis is placed upon the social, political, and economic role of the Native American community in American society and its unique role as a part of that society. Students will also demonstrate an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. Students will develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning and writing. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 212 -- African-American History

This course is a history of the African-American experience from African origins to the Modern era in America. Major emphasis is placed upon the social, political, and economic role of the African-American community in American society and its unique role as a part of that society. Students will also demonstrate an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 213 -- American Women's History

A history of American women's experience from Native American origins to the Modern Era. Major emphasis is placed upon the social, political, and economic role American women in American society and their unique role as a part of that society. Students will also demonstrate an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skill in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HST 230 -- A History of Michigan

The instructional goal of this course is to have students demonstrate through discussion and essays the distinctive characteristics of Michigan history, the common characteristics of Michigan history as compared to other states, the identification of achievements and limitations of Native American societies within Michigan, and an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. This course covers the period from the "earliest beginnings" to the "recent past." As students achieve this goal, they will develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HUM 101 -- Introduction to Humanities

An interdisciplinary study of Western Culture focusing on the interrelationships of art, literature, and philosophy as they reveal the major ideas and values of Classical Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance civilizations. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HUM 102 -- Introduction to Humanities

An interdisciplinary study of Western Civilization focusing on the interrelationships of art, literature, and philosophy as they reveal the major ideas and values of the Reformation, Baroque, Neo-Classic, Romantic, Realistic, and Modern periods. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HUM 116 -- World Cultures

The purpose of this course is to introduce major trends of non-Western art and culture. This course explores the arts and culture of Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas utilizing an interdisciplinary and thematic approach focusing on the painting, sculpture, architecture, textiles, body art, masks, social and political issues, cultural and religious rituals, and customs and traditions of each region. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
HUM 221 -- Russian Language and Culture

The class includes both classroom work in Russian language and culture as well as excursions and cultural experiences in Russia. The cultural component is designed to provide students with a context through which they will be able to understand and process new cultural information. Students will gain practical language skills that will be utilized during the time in Russia. The approach is interdisciplinary and will include units on economics, politics, history, music, architecture, and literature. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HVA 101 -- Introduction to HVAC/R

This course covers safety concerns associated with the HVAC field, identification and use of trade tools and basic blueprint reading. Students are introduced to different types of pipe and tubing used for equipment and will learn threading and soldering techniques. A strong emphasis is placed on electrical theory and application as well as learning how to read electrical diagrams. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into MTH 111 and ENG 11/111 (as of Fall 2010)
HVA 106 -- Fundamentals of Heating

This course focuses on the variety of heating systems in the HVAC career field. Students are introduced to the principles of combustion and the importance of combustion analysis. Gas furnaces, heating controls, oil fired equipment, humidification and electric heating systems are also explored. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = HVA 101 w/grade of 2.5 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HVA 122 -- Refrigeration Fundamentals

This course introduces students to the relationship between matter and energy as it relates to refrigeration process and discusses the Laws of Thermodynamics and effects of pressures and vacuums on a system. A thorough coverage of the basic refrigeration cycle is discussed along with types of refrigerants and system components they will encounter. Students will also learn basic servicing and testing techniques on refrigeration systems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = HVA 101 w/grade of 2.5 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HVA 126 -- Residential and Commercial A/C

This course focuses on different types of air conditioning systems, ventilation and de-humidification equipment used in residential and light commercial applications. Students will learn about air source and geothermal heat pumps, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting techniques for air conditioning systems and explore indoor air quality and planned maintenance issues for all types of equipment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = HVA 106 and HVA 122 both with w/grade of 2.5 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HVA 132 -- Commercial A/C & Refrigeration

This course focuses on larger commercial systems encountered in the HVAC field for air conditioning and refrigeration applications. Emphasis is placed on chilled water and hydronic heating systems, boilers, air handling equipment and cooling towers. Students will also learn about larger scale refrigeration systems used in supermarket and cold storage applications, ice machine operation and discussion of control systems used throughout the field. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = HVA 126 w/grade of 2.5 or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
HVA 136 -- EPA Certification

This course examines the impact of refrigerants on the environment and focuses on federal regulations regarding the use, recovery and disposal methods. Students are given the opportunity to earn their Type I, Type II or Universal Certification through this course. Upon successful completion of each test, the student will earn levels of certification recognized by the HVAC/R industry nationwide. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = HVA 132 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2014)
LWE 102 -- Police Operations

The student is introduced to educational and training requirements for employment in law enforcement, police community relations, the functions and objectives of a police department and the police response and responsibilities to the community. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 195 -- Police Practicum

The course will provide Law Enforcement students with the practical experience of observing five various shifts with officers. This should insure that candidates will understand what law enforcement officers actually do. Recording the experiences will also assist the student in report writing. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 210 -- Cultural Awareness/Diversity

This course will explore ethics, cultural diversity, interpersonal skills and the laws as they apply to today's modern policing. Title VII or the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Elliot Larson Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, ethnic intimidation, and sexual harassment will also be addressed. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 212 -- Criminal Investigation

Students will be introduced to criminal investigation procedures including theory of an investigation, conduct at crime scenes, collection and preservation of physical evidence, methods used in police science laboratory, fingerprints, ballistics, documents, serology, photography, and related forensic sciences. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 214 -- Firearms

This course will assist the students in the development of safety skills and the appropriate use of firearms in completing the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards basic firearms course. Included will be an orientation to firearms, policies, procedures, and liability of firearms use and hands-on firearms range techniques. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 8; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 215 -- Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving will cover motor vehicle law, its application and jurisdiction and vehicle stops. This course will also include the teaching of driving skills needed by a law officer. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 216 -- Traffic Enforcement & Invest

Traffic Enforcement and Investigation will include traffic control enforcement, the law and prosecution of operating under the influence of alcohol. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 218 -- Physical Training/Wellness

This course is designed to give the students a complete understanding of wellness/physical fitness. The goal of the class is to develop a mentality that fitness is long term. Includes course lectures on the following topics: Fitness and wellness, benefits and guidelines for exercise, coronary risk factors, stress management, nutrition, weight control, low back care, motivation and behavior change, and various ways to perform fitness tasks. This class also includes workouts, and testing students against Cooper Standards. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 225 -- Defensive Tactics

Students learn subject control with new mandatory guidelines from MCOLES. Students will understand survival mindset, tactical communication, fear/anger management, and post force incident responsibilities. Student will demonstrate proficiency in 13 defensive tactics outcomes. Student must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment and be in excellent physical condition. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = Students must be in excellent physical condition. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 226 -- Michigan Criminal Law

The study of substantive criminal law as a means of defining and preserving social order. Sources of criminal law; classification of crimes against persons, property and public welfare; principles of criminal liability; elements necessary to establish crime and criminal intent; specific crimes and defenses; and constitutional limitations are examined. Students must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
LWE 227 -- Criminal Procedures

Criminal Procedures will study the administration of criminal justice, the nature and scope of police power, the concept of exclusion, laws of arrest, search and seizure and interrogation, the acquisition of evidence, and judicial protection of the accused. Must be registered with LWE coordinator prior to class enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = LWE 226 (as of Fall 2010)
LWE 228 -- Speed Measurement/PBT

This course will teach the legal and practical aspects of radar and PBT (preliminary breath tester) operations. Class discussions will primarily be based on relationship between excessive speed, drinking and highway crashes. The course will also explore departmental policies and procedures concerning radar and PBT use. Students will understand and demonstrate basic accident investigation and related accident evidence collection. Must register with the LWE coordinator prior to course enrollment. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 100 -- Survival at Sea

This course of instruction covers the following: concentrated instruction and training for the U.S. Coast Guard certification as LIFEBOATMAN; including the fundamentals of seamanship, small boat handling with power and sail; construction equipment, and marking of the standard lifeboat; construction, equipment, and operation of inflatable life rafts; abandon ship procedures, man overboard procedures, and survival swimming; the launching and retrieval of lifeboats; sailboat nomenclature and operation. STCW.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 104 -- Rigging & Ship Maintenance Lab

The purpose of this course is to provide the cadet an opportunity to acquire practical experience in general seamanship: including marlinespike seamanship, line handling; splicing line, splicing wire rope; rigging, block and tackle nomenclature and use; vessel maintenance, the practical application of the procedures and equipment used in vessel upkeep.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 106 -- Watchstanding I

The purpose of this course is to provide an opportunity for the cadet to acquire practical experience in shiphandling with vessels sufficiently large to duplicate shiphandling problems encountered with much larger vessels. Cadets are exercised in line handling, towing, anchoring techniques, landing techniques, and shipboard safety. Cadets will then advance through the use of simulation to shiphandling exercises dealing with the general principles of vessel control and the problems of handling a vessel in narrow channels. STCW.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 100 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 112 -- Rules of the Nautical Road

Comprehensive study of the international rules of the road -COLREGS- including their origin, purpose, history, technical provisions, and application. Included is a comparative study of both international and inland rules, their interpretation and practical application as well as a study of case histories and legal interpretations resulting from collisions at sea. STCW .

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 100 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 121 -- Navigation I

An introduction to principles of piloting and marine navigation. Includes chart projection, the magnetic compass, chart usage, buoyage systems, aids to navigation, fixes and running fixes, and the use of standard tables. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MTH 121 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MDK 122
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 122 -- Navigation I Lab

This lab is taken concurrently with MDK 121 and concentrates on applying the principles of piloting to plotting on the chart. Chart projection and use will be introduced. Dead reckoning, terrestrial fixes, set and drift, lines of position, and the use of navigational instruments will be covered. STCW.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 121 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MDK 121
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 149 -- Damage Control & Safety

This course is designed to give the cadet a comprehensive knowledge of shipboard safety with particular emphasis on firefighting and damage control. Subject areas include: personal safety, pollution, U.S. Coast Guard rules and regulations, temporary damage repair, shoring principles and practical shoring problems. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 100 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 200 -- Ship Business & Labor Relation

This course provides instruction in the organization, administrative functions, and management of a merchant vessel as well as the systems of operation of ship's business. It includes the study of union contracts, grievance procedures and labor management relations.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 206 -- Watchstanding II

The purpose of this course is to begin to develop a cadet's piloting and watch management skills. The use of the Shiphandling Simulator/Academy Vessels will allow the development of the Bridge Team Concept through piloting exercises.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 210 -- Sea Project Deck

During this course the cadet is on board a Great Lakes commercial vessel, an ocean vessel or the Academy training ship. The cadet follows a prescribed course of study of vessel operations, safety and navigation equipment and techniques. In addition, the cadet spends a minimum of eight hours per day under supervision of licensed officers gaining experience in various duties and responsibilities.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = Must complete first academic year with a 2.0 or higher in all required courses. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 221 -- Lakes Piloting

Study of the Great Lakes and principal ports; this includes currents, depths, aids to navigation, prevailing winds and their effects, recommended courses, shoals, reefs, and high traffic areas. Historic analysis will explain current practices.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 121, MDK 210 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 222 -- River Piloting

An in-depth study of the rivers, channels, and the aids to navigation in these rivers and channels. The focus will be on the rivers that make up the Great Lakes connecting bodies such as the St. Mary's, St. Clair, Detroit Rivers and the Welland Canal.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 121, MDK 210 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 242 -- Ship Stability

A study of the principles of stability; righting moment and righting arm; calculation of metacentric height; inclining experiment; stability computers and tables; practical stability and trim considerations. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210, MTH 121 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 250 -- Stability for the Engineer

Principles, terms, and procedures used in the determination of transverse, longitudinal, and damage stability of ships. Investigation of the physical laws affecting a floating body. Effects of cargo operation, free surface, fuel consumption, and flooding on vessel stability. Scrutiny of case studies involving both partial or total loss of stability.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 100, MNG 104, MNG 106, MTH 121 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 311 -- Sea Project Deck

This course is a continuation of MDK 210 and is designed to provide the cadet with advanced knowledge and sailing time to meet the licensing requirements prescribed by the U.S. Coast Guard and the criteria established by the Maritime Administration. STCW.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = Completion to second academic year with 2.0 or higher in all required courses. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 312 -- Sea Project Deck

This course is a continuation of MDK 311 and is designed to further enhance the cadet's professional knowledge and sailing time to meet licensing requirements of the U.S. Coast Guard and the criteria established by the Maritime Administration. STCW.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 311 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 324 -- Navigation III

An introduction to nautical astronomy concerned with the practical application of celestial navigation, the solving of the spherical triangle, star identification, measurement of time and us of instruments. This course will cover plane, mid-latitude, and Mercator sailings and how to apply them to navigational problems through the various time zones. Sunrise, sunset, twilight, moonrise, and moonset calculations for a moving vessel will be covered. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 221, MTH 122 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 330 -- STCW Elementary First Aid

This course meets the mandatory minimum requirements specified under STCW as related to medical first aid and basic safety training for all merchant mariners. This course is part of the STCW certification process. Cadets will learn to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 331 -- Electronic Navigation

An in-depth study of various electronic navigation systems with emphasis on radar and covering the theory, operation, use and general maintenance of each system. Required course, must be successfully completed before student may receive Rader Observer Certificate. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = MDK 332
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 332 -- Electronic Navigation Lab

A practical course to understand the use and operation of a Marine Radar, how to avoid collision situations (Rapid Radar Plotting), use and operation of Automatic Collision Avoidance System, Gyrocompass theory, Loran “C” theory and operation, GPS theory and operation, depth sounder theory and operation. Note: Required course, must be successfully completed before student may receive Radar Observer Certificate. STCW.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = MDK 331
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 333 -- Automatic Radar Plotting Aids

This course presents the principles and operation of automatic radar plotting aids. It includes the legal aspects of ARPA including IMO and USCG standards, the theory of input and processing characteristics of ARPA, the theory of operation, control functions and adjustments, the acquisition and tracking of contacts, the limitations of and potential errors of ARPA, and special ARPA related features. The cadet will demonstrate the setup and practical use of two actual automatic collision avoidance radars. STCW.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 331, MDK 332 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MDK 331
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111 (as of Fall 2014)
MDK 341 -- Ship Construction

A study of the principles of hull construction as applied to all types of vessels. Includes construction nomenclature, criteria of design, methods of construction, materials used in construction, and the forces acting on the hull. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MTH 122 and completion of first academic year courses with 2.0 or higher in all required courses. (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 345 -- Dry Cargo Stowage

Principles and problems of the stowage and carriage of cargo: bulk cargo, container cargo, refrigerated cargo, grain cargo and dangerous cargo; cargo handling operations, both loading and uploading equipment. Cargo stowage plans will be developed and reviewed. Students will critique loads they were involved with during their time aboard ship. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210, MDK 242 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 404 -- Marine Supervisory Lab

This course will provide senior cadets with the experience of supervising subordinate cadets. This experience will include job planning, sequencing of tasks, tools and equipment needed, and personnel required to complete the job. The student will experience what it will be like to be responsible for the crew both in terms of safety and output.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MDK 411 -- Marine Communications

This course is designed to acquaint the students with the Global Maritime and Distress Safety system. It includes the basic layout of the GMDSS, communication equipment requirements, licensing requirements, principles and procedures for marine communications, the characteristics of radio wave propagation, frequencies, and modulation. Included also is the Morse Code, Flashing Light and general Distress Signals. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 122. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 431 -- ECDIS

The purpose of this course is to meet the training requirements is STCW, as amended, for the operational use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). This course provides the knowledge, skill and understanding of ECDIS emphasizing both the application and learning of ECDIS in a variety of underway contexts. This is achieved through use of a sophisticated navigation simulation integrated with a type-approved ECDIS.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 121, MDK 331, MDK 333 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: MTH 111 or higher; placement into ENG 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 444 -- Cargo Systems

An in-depth study of the Great Lakes self-unloading vessel, container vessels, tankers, passenger vessels, regulations concerning hazardous materials, government regulations and the relationship between vessel and shoreside operations.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210, MDK 242 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 445 -- Liquid Cargo Stowage

A study of the tanker industry and the operational aspects of the tank vessel, pollution, prevention, precautions and procedures; layouts of different types of tankers; operations sequence and oil tanker construction and terminology. USCG and OPA ’90 regulations will be covered. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 210, MDK 242 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 446 -- Bridge Team Management

The purpose of this course is to further develop, through the use of the Shiphandling Simulator, the cadet’s watch management and watch standing skills, bridge tem problem solving, and piloting procedures for various confined waterways on the Great Lakes and other waterways. The cadet will be required to operate the normal pilot house equipment, manage bridge personnel, and be familiar with the paperwork required in the operation of a vessel. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 206, MDK 210 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MDK 448 -- Pilot/Mate License Prep

A complete review of all professional subjects studied in the Maritime program pragmatically developed to reflect the essentials of the U.S. Coast Guard examinations. The final grade for this course is dependent on taking the U.S. Coast Guard exam. Cadets must complete all MDK courses with a 2.0 or better. (This class is for GLMA cadets only).

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 312 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2014)
MDK 454 -- GMDSS

The purpose of this course is to meet the training requirements in STCW code, as amended, for the General Operator’s Certificate for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). A student successfully completing this course and passing the prescribed examination will be licensed and enabled to efficiently operate a ship station’s GMDSS equipment, and to have primary responsibility for radio communications during Distress incidents.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 411 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Elementary computer skills. (as of Fall 2014)
MFG 103 -- Manufacturing Processes

This course explores the principles of production technology as they relate to construction and manufacturing, using four major types of knowledge: science, technology, humanities, and descriptive. Students will learn the entire production cycle used in various industries, from raw materials to consumer products, and develop a heightened awareness of the by-products of those processes. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = Completion of first academic year. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111 (as of Fall 2014)
MFG 104 -- Fluid Power

The Fluid Power course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the concepts and applications of fluid power technology and the necessary skills for further study in the field. The course is an overview of fluid power technology applications; the general concept of fluid power systems; an introduction to energy input, energy output, energy control, and systems auxiliary components; as well as the design and function of components. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MFG 104L -- Basic Fluid Power Lab

See MFG 104 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MFG 104
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: MTH 23 and ENG 99. (as of Fall 2015)
MFG 111 -- Math for Manufacturing

This course will apply principles of mathematics, geometry, and basic trigonometry to applications in manufacturing. Topics will include proportions, calculation of machine speed and feed and geometric relationships of triangles and circles. Problem solving will require the use of the Pythagorean Theorem and the sine, cosine, and tangent functions to solve right triangles. The Law of Sines and Law of Cosines will be used to solve oblique triangle applications. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = MTH 23 (or MTH 23A and MTH 23B) or placement into MTH 111. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MFG 113 -- Machining I

The student will be introduced to measurement and the safe use of layout and bench tools, drill press operations, and basic lathe facing and turning operations. Basic vertical milling operations will also be included. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MFG 114 -- Machining II

This course will introduce students to machining procedures beyond the basic operations. The student should have previously acquired basic machining knowledge and skills. Lathe procedures will include threading, boring, and cutting tapers. Milling operations will include the offset boring head, indexing, and keyseats. Students will perform precision grinding of parallel and angular surfaces using gauge blocks and a sine bar. Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) will be introduced. Students will study the processes and perform hands-on operations. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = MFG 113 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MFG 261A -- Facilitation Skills for Lean

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, processes and tools. MFG 261A includes completing a Lean Manufacturing simulation, creating a team charter and A3 and demonstrating appropriate facilitation skills. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: COMPASS placement into MTH 111 and ENG 111 (as of Fall 2010)
MFG 261B -- Value Stream Mapping I

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, processes and tools. MFG 261B includes drawing a Current State Map and applying Lean Metrics in order to analyze the Value Stream Map. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MFG 261A (as of Fall 2010)
MFG 261C -- Lean Tools I

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, processes and tools. MFG 261C includes applying 5S principles and ergonomics to organize a workspace, applying record retention and file management disciplines that are appropriate to information storage needs, creating a standard work tool and applying cellular flow. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MFG 261B (as of Fall 2010)
MFG 261D -- Lean Tools 2

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, processes and tools. MFG 261D includes creating a Kanban system to replenish inventory, implementing Pull to move work through a value stream, applying standard work to reduce variation and implementing Poka Yoke to error proof a process. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MFG 261C (as of Fall 2010)
MFG 261E -- Lean Tools 3

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, processes and tools. MFG 261E includes applying quick changeover tools to reduce equipment set-up times, and implementing total productive maintenance to reduce unplanned equipment downtime. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Self-paced), Summer 2016 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MFG 261D (as of Fall 2010)
MFG 261F -- Value Stream Mapping 2

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building the student will learn the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, processes and tools. MFG 261F includes drawing a future state map with metrics and developing a Hoshin & Culture change plan.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Self-paced), Summer 2016 (Self-paced)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MFG 261E (as of Fall 2010)
MFG 290A -- Manufacturing Internship

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MFG 304 -- Marine Hydraulics

Marine Hydraulics focuses on the systems, applications, hydraulics, and safety requirements specific to the marine and offshore ROV environments. The design, repair and maintenance of launch and recovery equipment, hoses, sensors and components associated with ROV hydraulics systems will be emphasized. Students will use test equipment and protocols to develop trouble shooting methods to analyze and integrate this technology. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = MFG 104, MTH 111 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MGT 241 -- Principles of Management

What do managers actually do? This applications-oriented course will teach you the basics of day-to-day managerial work-planning, organization, leading, and controlling. Special emphasis with realistic scenarios are explored in leadership, communication, planning, conflict, change, strategy, problem solving, teams, and work groups. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 101, placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2013)
MGT 245 -- Principles of Entrepreneurship

This course provides practical knowledge needed for entrepreneurs with special attention focusing on creativity, opportunity, and feasibility of a new start up. Sources of funding and resources for small ventures are addressed in depth in this course to prepare the learner for practical application. This course primarily focuses on idea generation and start up of the business including risk, funding sources, cash flow, and awareness of external environmental factors that impact the business. The course project is the development of a feasibility study or related project. Feasibility studies include the extent to which an idea is viable, realistic, and the extent to which the entrepreneur is aware of internal and external forces that could affect the business. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 101, MKT 201, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MGT 251 -- Human Resources Management

Human Resource managers are especially challenged today navigating employment waters that require expertise in employment legislation, recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation, labor relations, safety and health. Theory and practice of these topics are explored with special emphasis on day-to-day applications in the workplace. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 101, placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2013)
MGT 290 -- Management Internship

The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in Management. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firm. Students spend 10-15 hours per week in this paid or unpaid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 50 hours per credit in a work site, students participate in three seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = 30 credits of program specific courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. (as of Summer 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MKT 201 -- Principles of Marketing

This course surveys the wide scope of marketing as it influences both profit and nonprofit firms with emphasis on the marketing concept as a business philosophy. Ethics in marketing will be discussed. Elements of the marketing mix and the elements of the promotional mix will be studied and incorporated into a marketing plan. Target marketing and segmentation of consumer markets along with consumer buying behavior will be studied in this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 101, placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2014)
MKT 241 -- Principles of Advertising

This course will prepare the learner with an understanding of the real economic, social, and cultural role of advertising and conversely, the impact of society's values on advertising. The strategic function of advertising within the broader context of business and marketing will be discussed in this course. The creative aspects of advertising will be studied, and students will develop an advertising campaign or related project. The global effect of marketing and advertising on business and national economies will be addressed along with ethical issues related to truth in advertising in today's society. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = BUS 101, placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2014)
MKT 290 -- Marketing Internship

The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in Marketing. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firm. Students spend 10-15 hours per week in this paid or unpaid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 50 hours per credit in a work site, students participate in three seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Business
Prerequisites = 30 credits of program specific courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. (as of Summer 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 100 -- Intro to Marine Engineering

This course is a general introduction to the shipboard Engine Room. The duties and responsibilities of the engine room personnel will be covered. The course will include an introduction to the engine room propulsion systems (Diesel and Steam), and a study of the operation of the ship's steering gear and deck machinery. This course provides a foundation for the deck and engineering cadet to build upon in his/her program of study.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 104 -- Engine Systems Graphics

The course will introduce the student to the proper use of measuring systems and drafting equipment. The course will develop the correct techniques used in the production of multiview projection, orthographic representation, auxiliary views, section views, and dimensioning. The student will be familiar with the correct (ANSI) symbols used in piping, electrical, and fluid power schematics. The student will be instructed in the use of AutoCAD LT to produce the listed topics. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 100 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MNG 110
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 105 -- Shipboard Information Systems

This course will introduce the student to techniques in brainstorming, consensus building, and decision making. Building flow charts for process flow and control will be covered. Using the PC aboard ship and in the marine environment will be covered. Maritime specific software such as NS5 will be demonstrated. The effective use of simulation as part of training and upgrading will be covered.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 110 -- Engineering Mechanics

Survey of the construction, operation, and maintenance of shipboard systems. The major emphasis will be on piping, valves, control valves, and pumps. Practical application of the above items will be supported in the lab portion of this course. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 100 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = MNG 104
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 234 -- Electronic Fundamentals

This course bridges the gap between theoretical physics and practical hands-on technology. Industrial electrical safety, shock hazards, and emergency procedures are stressed. The cadet receives practical hands-on practice with both digital, analog meters and oscilloscopes. Digital and analog circuits are constructed and examined both in the lab and with computer simulations. Practical considerations of circuit construction in the field are discussed in terms of ABS, USCG, and IEEE regulations and requirements. The cadet is also introduced to concepts of logic with emphasis being placed on the understanding and construction of ladder diagrams and the use of truth tables for troubleshooting electronic circuits. STCW.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 104 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 250 -- Unloading Systems

This course will introduce the cadet to the shipboard Unloading Systems used aboard Great Lakes Bulk Carriers. The cadet will study the operation and maintenance of this unloading equipment. This instruction is supported by work in the lab. A review of Pollution Regulations will also be covered. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 110 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 260 -- Maritime Machining

This is a basic course that when completed a student will know the fundamentals and be able to operate common machine tool equipment like an engine lathe, band saw and horizontal and vertical milling machine. Also covered will be measuring and inspection tools, drill press and surface plate.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = Completion of first academic year. (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: MTH 111 or higher; placement into ENG 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MNG 275 -- Refrigeration

This course provides instruction in the operation and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment used on merchant vessels. It covers the theory of refrigeration and the practical operation of refrigeration plants. Lecture is reinforced with the use of hands-on labs. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 110, PHY 105 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2013)
MNG 314 -- Diesel Engineering

A comprehensive course dealing with the development of the diesel engine as it applies to marine propulsion. This course is designed to cover the construction, operation, and maintenance of the marine diesel engine and its support systems. Lecture is reinforced with extensive use of hands-on labs and computerized simulations. STCW.

Credit Hours = 7; Contact Hours = 7; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 110 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111 (as of Spring 2014)
MNG 317 -- Engineering Sea Project I

During this course the cadet is on board the TS State of Michigan. The cadet follows a prescribed course of study in vessel operations with particular emphasis on engine room and auxiliary equipment, including safety requirements. In addition, the cadet spends eight hours a day under the supervision of a licensed officer gaining experience in various engineering duties and responsibilities. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MDK 149, MNG 314 or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 318 -- Engineering Sea Project II

This course is a continuation of MNG 317 and is designed to provide the cadet with advanced knowledge and sailing time to meet the licensing requirements of the U.S. Coast Guard, STCW and the criteria established by the Maritime Administration. STCW.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 317, MNG 321, MNG 322, MNG 323 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 319 -- Engineering Sea Project III

This course is a continuation of MNG 318 and is designed to provide the cadet with advanced knowledge and sailing time to meet the licensing requirements of the U.S. Coast Guard, STCW and the criteria established by the Maritime Administration. STCW.

Credit Hours = 6; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 321 -- Marine Boilers

This is an intensive study of marine boilers and covers all types of water tube boilers. Emphasis is placed on construction, operation and Maintenance of equipment. Sub systems such as fuel handling and combustion chemistry; air handling; water preparation and chemistry; automated combustion systems; and water regulation systems are covered in detail. Special emphasis is placed on USCG regulations and STCW competencies. STCW.

Credit Hours = 3.5; Contact Hours = 3.5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 104, MNG 105, MNG 110 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MNG 322 -- Marine Turbines

This course is an in-depth study of marine turbine propulsion plants. It covers theory, construction, operation, maintenance and inspection procedures typically associated with marine use. Associated systems such as lubrication, exhaust and condensate systems are also covered. Drive trains, reduction gear, stern tubes shafting and propellers are also discussed. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2.5; Contact Hours = 2.5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 104, MNG 105, MNG 110 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MNG 323 -- Marine Steam Lab

This is a hands-on course intended to reinforce MNG 321 and MNG 322. Students will disassemble, inspect, and reassemble machinery typical of what is found aboard ship. Machinery condition will be noted and recommendations made. Machinery records will be updated. STCW.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 104, MNG 105, MNG 110 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Spring 2014)
MNG 335 -- Electric Machines and Controls

This course covers the theory, application, operation, and maintenance of rotating machines as typically found aboard U.S. Merchant Ships and related industrial applications. Generators (DC and AC), motors (DC, multiple and single phase AC), transformers, and related equipment are covered. Special attention is given to magnet relay and electronic logic control circuits. Regulations specific to CFR title 46 and IEEE are reviewed. STCW.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 234 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = MNG 336
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 336 -- Electric Mach. & Controls Lab

This course is a companion class to MNG 335. Course material is reinforced with practical hands-on experience with universal electrical lab machinery. The operating characteristics of typical rotating machines are studied. Special attention is given to problems associated with multiple generator AC distribution. Safe and effective troubleshooting techniques are practiced on live 110/208 volt electrical control systems. STCW.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MNG 335
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNG 455 -- Watchstanding

Engineering simulators are used to strengthen the watchstanding skills of the engineering cadet. The cadet will be required to operate shipboard systems, manage engine room personnel, and become familiar with the paper work required in the operation of a modern engine room.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 314, MNG 317, MNG 321, MNG 322, MNG 323, MNG 335, MNG 336 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MNG 466, MNG 496
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2014)
MNG 466 -- Engine Room Business

Cadets are introduced to the everyday management and administrative activities confronting the Marine Engineer. The cadet will be introduced to management and personnel skills necessary to deal with people problems peculiar to the marine environment. General issues of alcohol, drug abuse, and sexual harassment in the marine environment will be discussed and placed in perspective with USCG and STCW protocols. Other necessary skills such as program planning, flow-charting, recordkeeping, etc. will be introduced and practiced in scenarios. Legal considerations for the ship’s officer such as log books, union contracts, certificates, evaluations, inspections, regulations, etc. will be introduced and discussed.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 314, MNG 317, MNG 321, MNG 322, MNG 323, MNG 335, MNG 336 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MNG 455, MNG 496
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2014)
MNG 496 -- License Preparation - Engine

A complete review of all professional subjects studied in the Maritime Engineering program. This course is designed to cover the essentials of the Third Assistant Engineer’s examination administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The final grade for this course is dependent on taking the U.S. Coast Guard license exam.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNG 314, MNG 317, MNG 321, MNG 322, MNG 323, MNG 335, MNG 336 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = MNG 455, MNG 466
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: ENG 111 and MTH 111. (as of Fall 2014)
MNS 100 -- Naval Science

This course is required of all Maritime Academy cadets and is an introduction to Naval Science specifically oriented toward Merchant Marine officers. It is intended to familiarize students with the role of the Merchant Marine in national defense and policy and with the various concepts of cooperation between the Navy and the Merchant Marine Industry. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNS 200 -- Naval Science II

This course is required of all Maritime Academy cadets who are Midshipmen in the Merchant Marine Reserve/U.S. Naval Reserve program. It familiarizes the student with naval missions and heritage as well as to assist the Merchant Marine officer make the transition from civilian to sailor. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNS 100 (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MNS 250 -- Leadership and Ethics

This course is required of all Maritime Academy cadets who are midshipmen in the Merchant Marine Reserve/U.S. Naval Reserve program. It introduces students to western moral traditions and ethical philosophy with a variety of topics, such as military leadership, core values, and professional ethics that will prepare them for their role and responsibilities as a leader in the U.S. Navy of the 21st century. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Maritime
Prerequisites = MNS 200 or instructor permission. (as of Spring 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 08 -- Pre-Algebra

This course is a review of basic arithmetic skills in a lecture-based format with online homework and e-text. Basic operations, and the other of operations are reviewed, and then opened to signed numbers, i.e.the integers. The course then proceeds through prime factorization, and all operations with fractions and mixed numerals. After this thorough presentation of fractions, it continues with decimal notation, and a fresh look at ratios and proportions. Percent notation and several practical applications of percentages are covered. The course finishes with measurement, in both English and metric units, along with their application to polygons and three-dimensional solids. Measurement conversions are done with conversion factors, serving as an introduction to dimensional analysis. Use of the scientific calculator is encouraged throughout the course, except for the review of basic hand calculations, which require the student to demonstrate the ability to carry out calculations by standard algorithms.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = Based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 08A -- Pre Algebra Part One

This course provides a review of basic arithmetic skills. A review chapter covers traditional calculations by hand including multiplication and long division. Integers are introduced (signed numbers) and then all operations are combined, including exponents and grouping symbols, using the correct order of operations. This course requires completion of online homework.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = Based on placement testing. See advisor. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = MTH 08B
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 08B -- Pre Algebra Part Two

This course is a continuation of MTH 08A and begins with a study of decimals, with both negative and positive signs, and their relation to fractions. All basic operations are applied to decimals. Then ratios and proportions are studied, followed by percentages and measurement systems, with basic geometry, including the Pythagorean Theorem. Every unit of study features applications as well as pure theory. Instruction in the use of the TI-84 is extensive, while hand calculations are taught and used at all levels. This course requires completion of online homework.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MTH 08A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 11 -- Intermediate Algebra Skills

This course is taken along with MTH 111 and is designed to review fraction thinking and problem solving. Other topics integrated throughout the course include: elementary set notation, a description of the Real number system and its major subsets, and an introduction to the Complex number system. Solving linear, quadratic, and rational equations and inequalities, as well as radical equations and systems of equations are also covered. Matrices are introduced; properties of integral exponents are reviewed and extended to rational exponents. Pre-Intermediate Algebra also covers simplifying, adding, subtracting, and multiplying radicals. Problem solving and the function concept are integrated throughout. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture excluded efficiency)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23 with a 2.0 grade or higher or appropriate placement score. See advisor. (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = MTH 111
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 23 -- Beginning Algebra

The course covers the arithmetic of integers and rational numbers, the properties of integral exponents, addition, subtraction, and multiplication of polynomials and factoring of polynomials. Solving linear equations, quadratic equations, and proportions is also covered. Basic graphing of linear functions is covered, including slope, x and y-intercepts. Problem solving is stressed, including unit conversions. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4;
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 08 with a 2.0 grade or higher or appropriate placement score. See advisor. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 23A -- Beginning Algebra Part One

This course begins with a brief review of signed number operations applied both to integers and to fractions. The subsets of the real numbers are introduced. Students will learn linear equation solving techniques and apply them to conditional equations, identities, formulas and application situations. Next, students will learn Cartesian graphing especially as applied to linear relations. Extensive instruction with the TI-84 is accompanied by hand calculations. Good math writing form is stressed. This course requires completion of online homework.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 08 with a 2.0 grade or higher or appropriate placement score. See advisor. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 23B -- Beginning Algebra Part Two

This course is a continuation of MTH 23A and begins with a study of exponents, scientific notation and dimensional analysis. Polynomials are used with all basic operations, and their graph patterns surveyed. After learning polynomial multiplication, students will learn to factor them in the most common patterns. From there the course covers quadratic equation solving, with some applications. Finally, it covers rational expressions in multiplication and division and solving proportions. This course requires completion of online homework.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2;
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 111 -- Intermediate Algebra

Intermediate Algebra covers elementary set notation, a description of the Real number system and its major subsets, and an introduction to the Complex number system. Solving linear, quadratic and rational equations and inequalities, as well as radical equations and systems of equations is also covered. The course includes an investigation of graphical, numerical, and symbolic representations and manipulations of various functions including linear, rational and quadratic. Matrices are introduced; properties of integral exponents are reviewed and extended to rational exponents. Intermediate algebra also covers simplifying, adding, subtracting and multiplying radicals. Problem solving and the function concept are integrated throughout. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional; consult an advisor before enrolling. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Early College, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture, Online)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23 or MTH 23A and MTH 23B with a 2.0 or higher or appropriate placement score. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 116 -- Intro to Computer Science

A high level computer language (currently Java) will be used to provide a thorough introduction to computer science, object-oriented programming, problem solving, and algorithm and data structure development. Illustrative applications and programming assignments will be given. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111 or appropriate placement score. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 120 -- Mathematical Explorations

This course is designed for students whose programs of study have no further math requirements. This course is designed to develop quantitative reasoning skills as applied to personal and social issues. Topics will convey to the student the beauty and utility of mathematics, and its applications to modern society. Core topics include logic, models of growth (linear & exponential), personal finance, basic statistics and probability. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 23 or MTH 23A and MTH 23B with a 2.0 or higher or appropriate placement score. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = High School algebra and geometry, ENG 111 (as of Fall 2015)
MTH 121 -- College Algebra

This course continues the development of algebraic skills begun in MTH 111. The topics covered include functions, mathematical models, solving equations algebraically and graphically, polynomial, logarithmic, exponential functions, inverse functions, and linear and non-linear systems of equations. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Early College), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111 or higher (excluding MTH 131 and MTH 206) or appropriate placement score. See advisor. (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 122 -- Trigonometry

This course covers the definition and graphic representation of the trigonometric functions. Triangles, angle measure, equations, identities, and inverse functions are discussed in detail. Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, and equations of the conic sections will also be covered. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 121 or higher (excluding MTH 131 and MTH 206) or appropriate placement score. (as of Fall 2011)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 131 -- Intro to Prob & Stats

Descriptive statistics, experimental design, an introduction to probability concepts and inferential statistics are included in this course. Descriptive statistics includes graphical representations such as histograms, bar charts, pie charts, boxplots, stemplots, scatterplots, and the normal curve. Measures of central tendency such as the mean and median, and measures of variation such as the standard deviation and quartiles are studied. The normal density function and linear regression are included. One and two sample problems involving confidence intervals and significance tests are studied for the sample mean and the sample proportion. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional; consult an advisor before enrolling. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111 or higher (excluding MTH 205 or MTH 206) or appropriate placement score. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 141 -- Calculus I

This is the first course in a traditional calculus sequence, emphasizing the development of the mathematical thought process. The topics covered include limits (definitions and limit proofs), continuity, derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of the derivative, the indefinite and definite integral, the fundamental theorem of calculus, and applications of integration. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 122 or MTH 140 or higher (excluding MTH 205 and MTH 206) or appropriate placement scores. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 142 -- Calculus II

This course is a continuation of Calculus I. The topics include differentiation and integration involving exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric function. There is an introduction of various integration methods. L'Hospital's Rule, improper integrals, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and infinite sequences and series are also investigated. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 5; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 141 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 205 -- Math for Elem. Teachers I

This course places an emphasis on the structure of elementary mathematics. Content includes problem solving and critical thinking using Polya's four-step process, sets and set operations, relations, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, arithmetic algorithms in base ten and in other bases, properties of numbers, least common multiples, greatest common factors, fractions, ratios and proportions, percent, and elementary number theory. The course also includes the use of manipulatives, like Cuisenaire Rods, base pieces, Pattern Blocks and fraction pieces, to investigate arithmetic concepts. Calculator use is incorporated into the course to give students calculator experience. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 111 with a 2.0 grade or higher (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
MTH 206 -- Math for Elem. Teachers II

This course is a continuation of MTH 205. Content includes problem solving and critical thinking using Polya's four-step process; basic statistics including mean, median, mode, range, standard deviation, graphical representations of data, linear regression, and weighted averages; probability including the fundamental counting principal, permutation, combination, partitions, experimental probability, theoretical probability, compound probability, probability tree diagrams, expected value and the concept of fair games. The course also explores the fundamental ideas of planar and spatial geometry which includes the analysis and classification of polygons, polyhedra, circles, spheres, cones and cylinders, area, perimeter, surface area and congruence, similarity, measurement, both direct and indirect, and dimensional analysis. The course also includes an introduction to the use of computer and/or graphing calculator software as learning tools for understanding concepts of informal geometry. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 205 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 241 -- Calculus III

The course covers multivariable calculus including three-dimensional analytical geometry, vector valued functions, partial differentiation, and multiple integration (with applications of each). Also an introduction to linear algebra will be covered. Students are REQUIRED to have and learn to use a TI-84 graphing calculator for ALL math classes. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 142 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MTH 251 -- Differential Equations

Introduces the concepts of differential equations and of linear algebra. Topics include: solving linear and systems of linear differential equations, Laplace transformations and their physical applications. Solutions are found using analytical, numerical, and/or graphical techniques relating to quantitative modeling and Laplace transforms. Linear algebraic topics include: vector spaces, subspaces, spanning sets, linear dependence and independence, basis and dimensions, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and linear transformations. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 142 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 90 -- Applied Music-Remedial Instruc

MUS 90 is remedial instruction for students wanting to take 100 level applied instruction in voice, piano, organ, guitar, or any of the traditional wind, percussion or string instruments, but lack either music reading, technical skills, artistic skills or tone production skills. An audition and interview, or if no music is prepared, only an interview will take place to determine the competency levels of a student. This course does not apply toward graduation. MUS 90 level instruction can be repeated until remediation is complete. Students will meet with an assigned faculty member for weekly instruction at a pre-arranged time and place. Materials specific to the students' needs will be assigned. The Applied Faculty will recommend to the acting Department Chair when the competencies have been met.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 100A -- Intro to Music Theory I

Intro to Music Theory I is designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor, particularly for those who need further work before entering MUS 101. This course focuses on the basic materials of music: the structures of tonality, harmonic progression, and the technique of harmonization. Students are required to complete and analyze music, using practices listed above. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 105A, MUS 106
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 100B -- Intro to Music Theory II

Intro to Music Theory II is designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor, particularly for those who have completed MUS 100A or its equivalent and are not yet prepared to enter MUS 101. This course builds on the fundamentals of MUS 100A and includes a focus on more complex rhythmic and harmonic structures. Students are required to complete and analyze music, using practices and skills learned in the course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = MUS 100A (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = MUS 105B, MUS 107
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 101 -- Theory of Music

Theory of Music is a four-semester/two-year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor. The first year includes the basic materials of music: the structures of tonality, harmonic progression, and the technique of harmonization. Students are required to complete and analyze music using practices listed above. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): An understanding of music fundamentals.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 103, MUS 106
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 102 -- Theory of Music

This course in Theory of Music is the second semester of a four-semester/two-year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor. The first year includes the basic materials of music: the structures of tonality, harmonic progression, and the technique of harmonization. Students are required to complete and analyze music using practices listed above. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = MUS 101 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = MUS 104, MUS 107
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 103 -- Sight Singing & Ear Training

This is the first of a four-semester/two year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor. The content of this course is the building of skills in reading music, and developing aural competency in interval relationships, scales, and triads, through a variety of musical practices. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 101, MUS 106
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 104 -- Sight Singing & Ear Training

This is the second of a four-semester/two year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor. The content of this course is a continued building of skills as listed in MUS 103 through a variety of musical practices. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = MUS 103 or equivalent competency (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = MUS 102, MUS 107
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 105A -- Intro to Ear Training I

This coursework is designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor, particularly for those who need further work before entering MUS 103. The content of this course is the building of skills in reading music, and developing aural competency in interval relationships, scales, and triads, through a variety of musical practices, principally the voice. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 100A, MUS 106
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 105B -- Intro to Ear Training II

This coursework is designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor, particularly for those who have completed MUS 105A or its equivalent and are not yet ready for MUS 103. This course will build on the skills learned in MUS 105A and will focus on developing more advanced skills, in reading music, aural competency in interval relationships, scales, and triads, through a variety of musical practices, principally the voice. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = MUS 105A (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = MUS 100B, MUS 107
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 106 -- Class Piano I

Piano study for the beginning or near-beginning student. Cultivation of technical-musical awareness and keyboard playing ability, individually and in ensemble. This is a Group 2 Course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 107 -- Class Piano II

This course is the second of a four-semester/ two-year sequence of the study of piano. Objectives are the cultivation of technical-musical awareness and keyboard playing ability. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = MUS 107 (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 110 -- Music Appreciation Stand Lit

This course is a survey of the history of Western Music from medieval Europe to the present. Each music era of Western culture will be examined in regards to significant composers and compositions. This course places a strong emphasis on learning to listen and also provides students the opportunity to become familiar with the basic elements of music. No musical background or training is assumed or required. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online excluded efficiency), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 111 -- Music Appreciation Jazz

Jazz Appreciation is a survey of the stylistic and historical elements of jazz from its earliest beginnings and influences through the contemporary jazz scene. Emphasis is placed on listening to the significant jazz artists and styles of each period of jazz. The class will also introduce students to the many musical characteristics, techniques, and terms found in the jazz tradition, as well as their historical significance. No musical background or training is assumed or required. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 112 -- Class Guitar I

This course is designed for the student who wishes to acquire basic knowledge and techniques for guitar playing. The instruction introduces the basic information of music notation, as well as mechanical skills for the development of individual playing ability. The format is a structured approach covering hand position, fundamentals of reading music and chord knowledge. Repertoire will include Folk music, popular music and the Blues, and will utilize both strumming and picking techniques. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 114 -- NMC Grand Traverse Chorale

This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = Choral experience or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 115 -- NMC Grand Traverse Chorale

MUS 115 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 114. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 114 or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 116 -- NMC Chamber Singers

This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = Choral experience or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 117 -- NMC Chamber Singers

MUS 117 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 116. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 116, equivalent experience or audition by instructor. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 118 -- NMC Concert Band

This course will provide a survey of significant concert and symphonic band repertoire. Students will learn performance techniques on their instrument as are relevant to the concert band medium. Students will also learn the role that their instrument plays within the context of a concert band. Generally, two to four concerts will be performed each semester. Students must have a high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. An audition or personal interview with the conductor will be required for placement in the ensemble. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = Previous band experience. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 119 -- NMC Concert Band

MUS 119 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 118. This course will provide a survey of significant concert and symphonic band repertoire. Students will learn performance techniques on their instrument as are relevant to the concert band medium. Students will also learn the role that their instrument plays within the context of a concert band. Generally, two to four concerts will be performed each semester. Students must have a high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. An audition or personal interview with the conductor will be required for placement in the ensemble. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 118 or previous band experience. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 120 -- NMC Jazz Band

A course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is briefly explored and always encouraged, although it is not the main focus of this course. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = Previous band or jazz band experience or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 121 -- NMC Jazz Band

A course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is briefly explored and always encouraged, although it is not the main focus of this course. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 120, previous band or jazz band experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 122 -- Ensembles in Applied Music I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study individually and in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. The course is designed for a year's participation and permission of the instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 127 -- Traverse Symphony Orchestra

The study and performance of orchestral literature, both standard and contemporary. Performance is required for credit. Course is designed to give students basic knowledge of music fundamentals, styles and performance history. The TSO is open by audition in the late summer and early fall of the year, and gives 8-10 public concerts per year. Audition, rehearsal, and performance information is available through the music department. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance), Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 128 -- Traverse Symphony Orchestra

The study and performance of orchestral literature, both standard and contemporary. Performance is required for credit. Course is designed to give students basic knowledge of music fundamentals, styles and performance history. The TSO is open by audition in the late summer and early fall of the year, and gives 8-10 public concerts per year. Audition, rehearsal, and performance information is available through the music department. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 129 -- History of Rock and Roll

This course will study the development of rock music styles from its roots to the present. We will watch historical footage and listen to musical examples of each musical period. Students will develop the ability to hear a direct relationship between the historical origins of rock music and the music currently popular. The class will include the analysis of the significant musical qualities and influential musicians of the different periods and styles of rock. The history and development of rock music will also be examined in the context of the political, historical, and social forces at work in the modern and post-modern world. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 131A -- Ensembles - Percussion I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 131B -- Ensembles - Percussion I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 132A -- Ensembles - Guitar I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 132B -- Ensembles - Guitar I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 133A -- Ensembles - Jazz Wind I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 133B -- Ensembles - Jazz Wind I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 134A -- Ensembles - Small Jazz I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 134B -- Ensembles - Small Jazz I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 136A -- Ensembles - Vocal Jazz I

A small ensemble of men's and women's voices rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 136B -- Ensembles - Vocal Jazz I

A small ensemble of men's and women's voices rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 137A -- Ensembles - Strings I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 137B -- Ensembles - Strings I

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 138A -- Ensembles - Chamber Quintet

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 139A -- Ensembles - Brass

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 139B -- Ensembles - Brass

This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 140 -- Applied Music - Violin

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 140B -- Applied Music - Violin

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 141 -- Applied Music - Viola

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 141B -- Applied Music - Viola

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 142 -- Applied Music - Cello

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 142B -- Applied Music - Cello

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 143 -- Applied Music - Double Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 143B -- Applied Music - Double Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 144 -- Applied Music - Flute

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 144B -- Applied Music - Flute

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 145 -- Applied Music - Oboe

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 147 -- Applied Music - Clarinet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 147B -- Applied Music - Clarinet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 149 -- Applied Music - Bassoon

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 149B -- Applied Music - Bassoon

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 151 -- Applied Music - Saxophone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 151B -- Applied Music - Saxophone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 152 -- Applied Music - Trumpet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 152B -- Applied Music - Trumpet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 153 -- Applied Music - French Horn

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 153B -- Applied Music - French Horn

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 154 -- Applied Music - Trombone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 154B -- Applied Music - Trombone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 154C -- Applied Music - Trombone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 156 -- Applied Music - Baritone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 157 -- Applied Music - Tuba

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 157B -- Applied Music - Tuba

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 158 -- Applied Music - Percussion

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 158B -- Applied Music - Percussion

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 158C -- Applied Music - Percussion

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 159 -- Applied Music - Piano

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 159B -- Applied Music - Piano

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 160 -- Applied Music - Voice

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 160B -- Applied Music - Voice

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 160C -- Applied Music - Voice

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 162 -- Applied Music - Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 162B -- Applied Music - Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 162C -- Applied Music- Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 163 -- Applied Music - Jazz Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 163B -- Applied Music - Jazz Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 164 -- Applied Music-Classical Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 164B -- Applied Music-Classical Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 164C -- Applied Music-Classical Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 165 -- Applied Music - Electric Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 165B -- Applied Music - Electric Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 165C -- Applied Music - Electric Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 166 -- Applied Music - Organ

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 167 -- Applied Music - Harp

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 168 -- Applied Music - Jazz Improv.

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Students may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for applied lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A prearranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = Students must have a high school level competency on a musical instrument and be able to read music at a high school level. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 201 -- Theory of Music

The third semester of a four-semester/two year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major. Harmonic analyzation, traditional and non-traditional compositional techniques and musical form make up the course content. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): The successful completion of MUS 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107 or the equivalent competency. Corequisite(s): MUS 203, 206 or Applied Piano Instruction.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 203, MUS 206
Recommended prerequisites = The successful completion of MUS 101, MUS 102, MUS 103, MUS 104, MUS 106, MUS 107 or the equivalent competency. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 202 -- Theory of Music

The fourth semester of a four-semester/two year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major. The course content is a continuation of MUS 201 with the addition of the study of 20th Century compositional and beginning counterpoint. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): The successful completion of MUS 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 206 or the equivalent competency. Corequisite(s): MUS 204, 207 or Applied Piano Instruction.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 204, MUS 207
Recommended prerequisites = The successful completion of MUS 101, MUS 102, MUS 103, MUS 104, MUS 106, MUS 107, MUS 206 or the equivalent competency. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 203 -- Sight Singing & Ear Training

The third semester of a four-semester/two-year sequence of course work designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major. The content of this course includes the building of skills in reading music, melodic and harmonic dictation and aural competency through a variety of musical practices, principally the voice. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): The successful completion of MUS 101, 102, 104, 106, 107, or the equivalent competency. Corequisite(s): MUS 201, 206 or Applied Piano Instruction.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 201, MUS 206
Recommended prerequisites = The successful completion of MUS 101, MUS 102, MUS 103, MUS 104, MUS 106, MUS 107, MUS 206 or the equivalent competency. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 204 -- Sight Singing & Ear Training

The fourth semester of a four-semester/two-year sequence of course work designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major. A continuation of MUS 203, this course deals with the building of advanced skills in reading music, melodic and harmonic dictation and aural competency through a variety of musical practices, principally the voice. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): The successful completion of MUS 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 206, or the equivalent competency. Corequisite(s): MUS 202, 207, or Applied Piano Instruction.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 202, MUS 207
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended prerequisite(s); The successful completion of MUS 101, MUS 102, MUS 103, MUS 104, MUS 106, MUS 107, MUS 206 or the equivalent competency. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 206 -- Class Piano III

This is the third of a four-semester/two-year sequence of the study of piano. Objectives are the cultivation of technical-musical awareness and keyboard playing ability. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 201, MUS 203
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 107 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
MUS 207 -- Class Piano IV

This is the fourth of a four-semester/two-year sequence of the study of piano. Objectives are the cultivation of technical-musical awareness and keyboard playing ability. A continuation of MUS 206. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = MUS 202, MUS 204
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 206 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
MUS 214 -- NMC Grand Traverse Chorale

MUS 214 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 115, choral experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 215 -- NMC Grand Traverse Chorale

MUS 215 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 214. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 214, choral experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 216 -- NMC Chamber Singers

MUS 216 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 117. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 117, choral experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 217 -- NMC Chamber Singers

MUS 217 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 216. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing of quality choral literature selected from Antiquity through the 21st Century with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 216, choral experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 218 -- NMC Concert Band

MUS 218 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 119. This course will provide a survey of significant concert and symphonic band repertoire. Students will learn performance techniques on their instrument as are relevant to the concert band medium. Students will also learn the role that their instrument plays within the context of a concert band. Generally, two to four concerts will be performed each semester. Students must have a high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. An audition or personal interview with the conductor will be required for placement in the ensemble. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 119 or previous band experience. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 219 -- NMC Concert Band

MUS 219 is a continuation of rehearsal and performance as begun in MUS 218. This course will provide a survey of significant concert and symphonic band repertoire. Students will learn performance techniques on their instrument as are relevant to the concert band medium. Students will also learn the role that their instrument plays within the context of a concert band. Generally, two to four concerts will be performed each semester. Students must have a high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. An audition or personal interview with the conductor will be required for placement in the ensemble. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 218 or previous band experience. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 220 -- NMC Jazz Band

A course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is briefly explored and always encouraged, although it is not the main focus of this course. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 120 or MUS 121, previous band or jazz band experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 221 -- NMC Jazz Band

A course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is briefly explored and always encouraged, although it is not the main focus of this course. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 220, previous band or jazz band experience, or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
MUS 227 -- Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Open to students by audition who have completed one year of orchestra or collegiate equivalent as a transfer student. The study and performance of orchestral literature, both standard and contemporary. Performance is required for credit. Course is designed to give students basic knowledge of music fundamentals, styles and performance history. The TSO is open by audition in the late summer and early fall of the year, and gives 8-10 concerts per year. Audition, rehearsal, and performance information is available through the music department. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Performance), Spring 2016 (Performance)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MUS 128 (as of Fall 2010)
MUS 231A -- Ensembles - Percussion II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 231B -- Ensembles - Percussion II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 232A -- Ensembles - Guitar II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 232B -- Ensembles - Guitar II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 233A -- Ensembles - Jazz Wind II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 233B -- Ensembles - Jazz Wind II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 234A -- Ensembles - Small Jazz II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 235A -- Ensembles - Vocal Opera II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 236A -- Ensembles - Vocal Jazz II

A small ensemble of men's and women's voices rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 236B -- Ensembles - Vocal Jazz II

A small ensemble of men's and women's voices rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 237A -- Ensembles - Strings II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 237B -- Ensembles - Strings II

A continuation of Ensembles, with emphasis on performance and repertoire. This course prepares students for public performance and develops abilities in ensemble techniques. Students study in small ensembles (duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and octets) under faculty direction. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Course number suffix A designates fall semester and suffix B designates spring semester. Permission of instructor is required. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 240 -- Applied Music - Violin

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform for, at a minimum, one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 240B -- Applied Music - Violin

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 241 -- Applied Music - Viola

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 241B -- Applied Music - Viola

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 242 -- Applied Music - Cello

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 242B -- Applied Music - Cello

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 242C -- Applied Music - Cello

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 243 -- Applied Music - Double Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 244 -- Applied Music - Flute

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 244B -- Applied Music - Flute

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 245 -- Applied Music - Oboe

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 247 -- Applied Music - Clarinet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 249 -- Applied Music - Bassoon

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 251 -- Applied Music - Saxophone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 251B -- Applied Music - Saxophone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 252 -- Applied Music - Trumpet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 252B -- Applied Music - Trumpet

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 253 -- Applied Music - French Horn

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 254 -- Applied Music - Trombone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 254B -- Applied Music - Trombone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 256 -- Applied Music - Baritone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 256B -- Applied Music - Baritone

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 257 -- Applied Music - Tuba

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 257B -- Applied Music - Tuba

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 258 -- Applied Music - Percussion

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 258B -- Applied Music - Percussion

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 259 -- Applied Music - Piano

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 259B -- Applied Music - Piano

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 259C -- Applied Music - Piano

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 260 -- Applied Music - Voice

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 260B -- Applied Music - Voice

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 260C -- Applied Music - Voice

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 262 -- Applied Music - Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 262B -- Applied Music - Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 263 -- Applied Music - Jazz Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 263C -- Applied Music - Jazz Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 264 -- Applied Music-Classical Guitar

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 265 -- Applied Music - Electric Bass

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
MUS 266 -- Applied Music - Organ

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music Majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for Applied Lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (jecobb@nmc.edu, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
OUT 112 -- Winter Travel and Camping

This course introduces the three-season backcountry traveler to safe and enjoyable winter outings. The focus is on winter safety, travel techniques (primarily Nordic skiing), camping, menu planning, clothing and gear selection, navigation, and shelter building. Prerequisite(s): Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
OUT 125 -- Backpacking I

The course is for novice backpackers. Information discussed and practiced includes basic backpacking skills, selecting of equipment, food planning and preparation, map and compass navigation, backcountry first aid and minimal impact camping. Prerequisite(s): Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
OUT 126 -- Backpacking II

This course is for backpackers with prior experience. Its purpose is to broaden the student's knowledge of back packing techniques with special attention given to lightweight equipment, menu planning, itinerary planning, map and compass navigation, site selection, and other minimal impact considerations. Prerequisite(s): OUT 125 or three-day backpacking experience. Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = OUT 125 or three-day backpacking experience (as of Fall 2011)
OUT 130 -- Caving I

This course provides an introduction to the geology of cave formation and cave ecology. Additionally, by exploring non-commercial cave systems, students are introduced to the equipment, techniques, and safety systems associated with the sport of caving. Prerequisite(s): Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
OUT 131 -- Caving II

This course focuses on safe and appropriate techniques for exploring caves, with an emphasis on selecting and using equipment, as well as implementing climbing/rappelling safety systems for cave exploration. Prerequisite(s): OUT 130 or instructor permission. Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = OUT 130 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
OUT 132 -- Rock Climbing I

This course is a beginning rock climbing course to introduce students to climbing techniques, belaying, and safety practices related to class five climbing. Prerequisite(s): Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
OUT 133 -- Rock Climbing II

Students will learn anchor selection, active and passive gear placement, and advanced belaying techniques, with an introduction to lead climbing. Prerequisite(s): OUT 132 or instructor permission. Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = OUT 132 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
OUT 140 -- Snowshoeing

Students will learn how to dress for winter activities, orienteer, winter camp, adjust for emergency situations, and explore a variety of locations off campus. Participants will become educated snowshoe consumers and best of all, HAVE FUN! Snowshoes provided. Prerequisite(s): Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
OUT 160 -- Canoeing I

Instruction in various techniques of canoeing are introduced in flat water (lake) and moving water (river). Two one-day trips are planned. Prerequisite(s): Students should be at a reasonably good physical fitness level and without current exercise-limiting injuries. This is a high-participation courses in which most material is learned through experience on off-campus weekend field trips. Students with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete these courses should contact the instructor prior to the first meeting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 101 -- Swing, Latin & Slow Dancing I

This course will introduce students to a fun form of exercise and recreation you can do for the rest of your life through swing and social dancing. Many styles of dancing will be covered including swing, jitterbug, tango, cha cha, waltz, slow dancing, two-step, Latin dancing, and many swing moves that can be incorporated into any dance situation. Please wear slippery soled shoes. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 101A -- Swing, Latin & Slow Dancing II

Take each style of dance learned at the beginning level to a more advanced level. Learn swing improvisation and aerials safety and spotting, advanced waltz and slow dancing techniques including lifts, more advanced moves in each of the Latin dances and a new dance, and we will explore the depths of Argentine Tango. Learn to keep partner dancing an integral part of your life and enjoy as a form of exercise. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 101 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 102 -- Hip-Hop Dance

Learn dance combinations used in the Hip-Hop dance style. Develops the strength, flexibility, rhythm, balance, and safe body mechanics to dance confidently in a social atmosphere to popular Hip-Hop music. A great way to exercise and have fun at the same time. Where clean, dry gym shoes. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 102B -- Hip-Hop Dance II

Learn advanced dance combinations building upon those used in Hip Hop Dance I. Further develops the strength, flexibility, rhythm, balance, and safe body mechanics to dance confidently in a social atmosphere to popular hip hop music. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 105 -- Volleyball I

Introduction to volleyball with emphasis on developing individual ball-handling skills. Team play, basic strategy, and rules of play will also be covered. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 106 -- Volleyball II

A continuation for students who already have good basic skills and understand the game. Emphasis is on team play, offensive and defensive alignments, and advanced volleyball skills. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 105

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 105 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 107 -- Basketball I

Introduction to the fundamental skills, rules, offensive and defensive team strategies of basketball. Designed for beginners through advanced levels. Drill practice and team play. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 108 -- Basketball II

A continuation for students who already have good basic skills and understand the game. Emphasis is on advanced offensive and defensive strategies as applied to a practical team play experience. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 107

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 107 (as of Fall 2012)
PE 134 -- Physical Agility Preparation

This offering prepares a prospective Law Enforcement/Police Academy student to develop the required physical skills necessary for completion of the Michigan Commission On Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) entry examination, required for continuation into the "tracking" courses for subsequent involvement in the Police Academy. Additionally this offering can serve as general PE credit for students seeking a challenging, directed workout regime. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 135 -- Weightlifting I

Designed for students interested in building and maintaining muscular strength, size, tone, and trimming. Instruction in use of free weights as related to strength training and a total conditioning program. An individualized instructional approach will be used. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 136A -- Weightlifting II

Designed for students who wish to continue to build body size and muscular strength. Instruction will be given in the use of free weights as related to an advanced strength training and conditioning program. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 135

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 135 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 138 -- Weightlifting With Machines

This on-campus weightlifting course enables the student to expand knowledge and use of weight machines. Course includes cardiovascular and strength training, with opportunity for questions and answers. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 141 -- Aikido

Aikido is Budo - an art based on the philosophy and fighting techniques of the Japanese samurai. "The way of harmony with the forces of nature," Aikido is excellent physical training and effective self defense. This course introduces Yoskokai-style Aikido warmup exercises, basic movements, back breakfall, and 8th kyu level techniques. The emphasis is on improving balance and focus, learning to fall safely, and performing basic techniques with a partner, while learning about Aikido history, principles, and terminology in a setting of traditional etiquette and discipline. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 142 -- Intermediate Aikido

Refinement of Yoshokai-style Beginning Aikido skills with emphasis on mastering techniques and the introduction of bukiwaza, techniques using wooden sword, staff, knife. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 141

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 141 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 143 -- Continuing Aikido

Training at this level emulates regular Aikido practice in a private dojo (training facility). Focus is on mastery of advanced techniques, weapons, and Aikido philosophy. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 142

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 142 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 144 -- Tae Kwon Do (Karate) I

Introduction to the proper etiquette and philosophy of the Korean art of Tae Kwon Do (Karate). Training includes basic blocks, punches, kicks, stances, self-defense and the four-directional punch, the first pattern of Tae Kwon Do. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 145 -- Tae Kwon Do (Karate) II

Refinement of basic skills and techniques of Tae Kwon Do. Training includes introduction of intermediate skills of blocking, kicking, punching, and Chon-ji, the second pattern of Tae Kwon Do. Group 2 course. Prerequisite: PE 144 or instructor permission.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 144 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
PE 146 -- Tae Kwon Do (Karate)III

Continuing refinement of basic and intermediate skills and techniques. Introduction to advanced foot techniques, semi- and free-sparring, and the methods of attack and defense against opponents. Training includes the patterns of Dan-Gun, Do-San, and Won-Hyo. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 145 or instructor permission.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 145 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
PE 147 -- Tae Kwon Do (Karate)IV

Introduction to jumping kicks and refinement of basic, intermediate and semi-advanced skills and techniques. Introduction to jumping kicks and the patterns of Yul-Guk, Joong-Gun, Hwa-Rang, and Choong-Moo. Advanced flying kicks and additional patterns are introduced to those prepared to obtain Kick Belt ranks and to instruct lower rank students. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 146 or instructor permission.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 146 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
PE 148 -- Kuntaw I

Introduction to the history and philosophy of the Filipino martial art form Maharlika Kuntaw. Kuntaw emphasizes flexibility and agility rather than power or strength and is based on the use of flowing circular strike/counter defense. Training includes use of arnis (sticks), basic strikes, blocks, kicks, anyos (forms), and self-defense. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 149 -- Kuntaw II

This course provides the student with the continuation of beginning I. The student will learn the application of the six anyos (forms), stick drills, hand techniques, basic blocks, kicks, stalls, and traps. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 148 or instructor permission.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 148 or instructor permission (as of Fall 2011)
PE 150 -- Kuntaw III

Continuation of beginning course work with the addition of advanced blocks, parries, kicks, stalls, traps, take downs, stick/weapon drills, and self-defense. Training includes the five H-forms, the six stick anyos (forms), and the applications. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 149

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 149 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 151 -- Kuntaw IV

Refinement of intermediate skills and techniques with additional advanced blocks, parries, traps, take downs, ground fighting, two-on-one fighting, and stick/weapon drills. Includes applications of advanced skills/techniques and the six saiawans and five combats (forms). Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 150

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PE 150 (as of Fall 2011)
PE 164 -- Judo

This class will introduce the basics of the sport of Judo as well as Jujutsu based self-defense. Judo is recognized as one of the best forms of exercise. Actual combat (Randori) is a big part of Judo though safety is not compromised. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and come to have fun. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PE 169 -- Continuing Judo

A continuation of Judo for intermediate and advanced levels. Students will continue to improve skills and abilities and advance through belt testing. Group 2 course. Prerequisite(s): PE 164

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Physical Education
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHL 101 -- Introduction to Philosophy

This course is an introduction to some of the major areas, ideas, and thinkers of philosophy. Students will read a number of major philosophers in Western Philosophy, such as Socrates, Plato, Aquinas, Descartes, Berkeley, James, Russell, and Sartre, as well as from texts representing non-traditional or non-Western sources, such as Native American and Asian thought. Students will also be introduced to some of the main problems and concepts in the areas of Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, and Aesthetics, as well as investigate other issues of movements, such as Existentialism or Feminism, in more depth. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Completion of ENG 11/111 or placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2011)
PHL 105 -- Critical Thinking

This course is about listening and reading and writing more effectively. Students learn ways to assess information and to form sound evaluative judgments about what is seen, heard, and read. Critical questions provide a structure for critical thinking that supports a continuing search for better opinions, decisions, or judgments. Exercises in understanding and composing logically sound arguments are emphasized as well as knowing what is fair and reasonable in the argument's structure. Examples are taken from professional situations such as law, medicine, and politics, as well as everyday life. Fallacies in rhetoric such as name calling and begging the question are identified and understood. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid), Summer 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Completion of ENG 11/111 or placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2011)
PHL 121 -- Western Religions

A study of historical development, main religious teachings leading personalities, ethical values and worship practices of the major religious traditions of the Western world: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Completion of ENG 11/111 or placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2011)
PHL 122 -- Eastern Religions

A study of historical development, main religious teachings, leading personalities, ethical values and worship practices of the major religious traditions of India, China, and Japan: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Completion of ENG 11/111 or placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2011)
PHL 201 -- Ethics

Ethics is a thoughtful analysis of a variety of value systems found in societies today. It explores the nature and meaning of good and evil and how these concepts relate to concepts of right and wrong. It considers how the good is known and how it is promoted in societies. The course combines primary source readings of philosophers and religious writers with explanatory secondary source material and it encourages student discussion of the issues. Through the use of critical judgment and philosophical thought, the course explores ethical theories from classical to modern times and includes consideration of ethics that are part of Eastern philosophical traditions. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Online), Spring 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Completion of ENG 11/111 or placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2011)
PHL 202 -- Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas

This course examines the moral and ethical issues confronting modern societies locally and globally. It examines issues regarding the natural environment, the ethical treatment of animals, biomedical ethics; abortion and issues of human reproduction such as stem-cell research and cloning; business ethics; criminal justice and capital punishment; racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination, welfare and economics distribution. This course relies on the discipline of philosophy for its methods of inquiry. Incorporated throughout the course is the examination of several approaches to ethics as developed by Aristotle, Kant, Mill and contemporary philosophies of gender and race. Approaches of Eastern/Asian and Native American philosophy are also considered for contrast with standard western approaches to ethical and social issues. This course considers various topics and specific cases in order to provide an overall view of how ethical reasoning might be applied to current issues. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Completion to ENG 11/111 or placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PHY 105 -- Physics of the World Around Us

This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles developed by mankind to describe the physical universe. In particular, the subjects of mechanics, heat, electricity, waves, and light are surveyed. The development of conceptual understanding and critical-thinking skills is emphasized. Computers are used for data acquisition and analysis. This course is offered in multiple formats such as online or traditional. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 105L
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 105L -- Physics/World Around Us Lab

See PHY 105 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio), Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio), Summer 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 105
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 121 -- General Physics I

This is the first in a two-semester sequential course intended to meet the needs of the prospective pre-medical, pre-dental, technical, maritime, architecture, or any other student who has a keen interest in examining some of the basic laws and applications of physics, using college algebra and trigonometry. This course deals with mechanics, sounds, thermodynamics and fluids. The lab portion is designed to illustrate and reinforce the basic concepts of physics while familiarizing the student with laboratory hardware and the experimental nature of physics. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 122 or MTH 140 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = PHY 121L
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 121L -- General Physics I Lab

See PHY 121 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 121
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 122 -- General Physics II

As a continuation of PHY 121, studies in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics are included and reinforced in lecture as well as the laboratory setting. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = PHY 121 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = PHY 122L
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 122L -- General Physics II Lab

See PHY 122 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 122
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 221 -- Problems & Princ.of Physics I

This course is the first semester of a two-semester course sequence primarily intended for those students preparing for engineering, science, or math careers. Topics include kinematics, Newton's Law, conservation of momentum, conservation of energy, rotational motion, oscillations, and fluids. The development of conceptual understanding and problem solving skills is emphasized. Computers are used for data acquisition and analysis. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = MTH 141, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = PHY 221L, PHY 221R
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2012)
PHY 221L -- Prob./Prin. of Physics I Lab

See PHY 221 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 221, PHY 221R
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 221R -- Prob.& Princ. of Physics I Rec

This course is a recitation to accompany lecture PHY 221. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 221, PHY 221L
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 222 -- Prob. & Princ. of Physics II

This course is a continuation of PHY 221. Topics include thermodynamics, waves, electricity, electric circuits, magnetism and optics. The development of conceptual understanding and problem solving skills is emphasized. Computers are used for data acquisition and analysis. A recitation accompanies the lecture and lab. Group 1 lab course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 5; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = PHY 221 (as of Spring 2011)
Co-requisites = PHY 222L, PHY 222R
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 222L -- Prob./ Prin. of Physics II Lab

See PHY 221/222 for course description.

Credit Hours = 0; Contact Hours = 0; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 222, PHY 222R
Recommended prerequisites = None
PHY 222R -- Prob. & Princ. of Physics II R

This course is a recitation class to accompany PHY 222. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 2; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Science & Math
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = PHY 222
Recommended prerequisites = None
PLS 101 -- Intro to American Politics

This course is an introduction to the study of politics and political institutions in America. Emphasis is given to the constitutional framework, federalism, political participation, the electoral system, the presidency, Congress, the Supreme Court, and the bureaucracy. Civil rights and civil liberties are a theme throughout. This course includes an examination of the politics of race, and ethnic and cultural diversity in America. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PLS 132 -- Comparative Politics

This course provides a comparative analysis of political systems in developed and developing countries. Students learn about different forms of political organization as instituted and practiced in various countries. Students examine different methods of comparing political systems and learn to apply these methods in causal theories of political change. This course combines a focus on the basic structures of political systems with a thought-provoking analysis of the causes that give birth to those systems - thereby giving shape to the world in which we find ourselves today. Issues related to democracy, civil liberties, political rights, human rights, and economic development are analyzed throughout the course. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PLS 211 -- International Relations

Students analyze the nature of international relations in the world today. This course offers a broad overview of political and economic issues in the international arena. Course includes an analysis of American foreign policy since World War II. Other topics include such things as conflict in the Middle East, ethnic conflict and nationalism the world over, and the increasing importance of organizations such as the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. Students assess the dynamics of conflict and cooperation on the international scene. Course includes an examination of the basic analytical approaches to the study of international relations. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PLS 222 -- Intro to Political Theory

Introduction to Political Theory examines the foundational questions of normative political theory as developed by political philosophers of the ancient through contemporary periods. The course focuses on a wide array of political issues. Topics of consideration include: individual rights v. community rights; analyses of the equality of individuals; conceptions of justice put forth by various philosophers; and questions of what it means to achieve freedom in one's social and political life. Students can expect to read almost exclusively from primary sources. Examples of thinkers often studied in this course include Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Marx, Mill, Berlin, and Rawls. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PLS 233 -- U.S. Foreign Policy

This course examines U.S. foreign policy, with a focus on the challenges the United States has faced since WWII. Students analyze the goals of policy-makers and the obstacles encountered as they attempt to achieve those goals. Issues for in-depth analysis include: cold war foreign policy; terrorism and fundamentalism; foreign policy responses to recent trends of economic globalization; WMD, arms control and non-proliferation issues; the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq; a rising China and the challenges this presents to U.S. hegemony; and many others. This course uses political science models to analyze real world events in U.S. foreign policy. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PLS 101 or PLS 211, either may be taken concurrently. Recommended competencies: COMPASS placement into MTH 23 and ENG 11/111. (as of Fall 2014)
PLU 101 -- Introduction to Plumbing

This course provides an introduction to plumbing. Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn the tools of the trade, plumbing safety, how to solder and braze copper tubing, piping skills and trade mathematics. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PLU 105 -- Plumbing Components

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn to work with copper pipe and fittings, cast-iron pipe and fittings, carbon steel pipe and fittings, corrugated stainless steel tubing, fixtures and faucets, drain waste and vent systems and water distribution systems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PLU 125 -- Plumbing Installation

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn installation of roof, floor, and drain areas, types of valves, installing and testing water supply piping, installing fixtures, valves, and faucets, basic electricity, installing water heaters, fuel gas systems and servicing plumbing fixtures. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Construction Technology
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PSY 100 -- Career Exploration & Planning

Planning a career can be challenging because of the unknown. This course is designed to introduce the student to career and life planning theories and concepts and assist in applying these principles to their own lives. A variety of techniques will be used to accomplish this including activities on self-assessment of skills, values, interests, personality, and preferences; small group discussions; and written assignments. Development of goal-setting and decision-making skills will be included to enable the student to take charge of their career direction with known information. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PSY 101 -- Introduction to Psychology

This course provides a broad, general introduction to psychology, its basic subject matter, and its approaches to gathering and evaluating evidence about the causes and correlates of behavior. It includes: a) awareness of major psychological approaches to the study of the behavior of organisms; b) knowledge of its important contributors; c) knowledge of research findings, and concepts; d) understanding of its methodology and limitations. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Early College, Online, Online excluded efficiency), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PSY 211 -- Developmental Psychology

This course presents human development from conception to death including the historical and anthropological bases for studying development. The course includes hereditary factors as well as physical, social, and emotional, linguistic, intellectual, and personality development. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = PSY 101 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PSY 212 -- Psychology/Exceptional Child

This course will provide an examination of the atypical child and his or her developmental needs, including the family. Areas covered will include characteristics, identification processes, methods for contributing to the child's healthy development and educational needs, community resources and referral procedures. The course will include the child with sensory, physical and speech impairments. The gifted child's development will also be explored. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = CD 202 or PSY 101 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PSY 221 -- Psychology of Personality

This course provides a presentation of the concepts, perspectives and terminology of major theorists in the field of personality psychology, as students explore the many psychological, physiological, social and cultural factors that affect personality development. Students are encouraged to evaluate personality theories in relation to current research and application. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = PSY 101 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PSY 223 -- Intro to Social Psychology

This course is an introduction to social psychology theory and research. It covers the individual in the social context including how we perceive, judge, and are influenced by others. Topics such as conformity, attraction, liking, prejudice, attitudes, aggression, helping behavior, and interpersonal power are covered from a social psychological perspective. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = PSY 101 or SOC 101 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
PSY 225 -- Human Sexuality

Human Sexuality offers an introduction to all facets of the field, and involves discussions of theory, research, and practical information. The purpose of the course will be to develop a critical awareness of the dominant issues in the field and to refine the student's sense of sexual responsibility and integrity. This will be accomplished by exploring the biological, social, cultural, psychological, and personal elements of sexuality. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = PSY 101 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
PSY 250 -- Abnormal Psychology

This course is designed to give students a working vocabulary of the basic concepts of psychopathology, to help them critically evaluate theories and therapies in psychopathology, to develop an awareness of their own attitudes toward abnormal behavior, and acquire knowledge of the variety of techniques for overcoming interpersonal problems and living emotionally healthy lives. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = PSY 101 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
RAM 120 -- Robotics and Automation I

This course provides an introduction to sensors, actuators, robotics and automation. Students will extend concepts from prior electronics and programming courses to design and build robotic and automated systems. Students will complete a design project including design, prototype, test, and release phases. This course will also expose students to contemporary topics in robotics research, applications, and contests. Special Note: This course is a "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) course. Students must have a Windows Laptop. Software is provided. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = CIT 110, EET 103 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
RAM 150 -- Robotics and Automation II

This course is a continuation of Robotics and Automation I. Students will utilize more complex sensors, actuators, and interfaces to create automated solutions. Projects will feature distributed systems that communicate via the Internet, enabling remote sensing and control. Special Note: This course is a "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) course. Students must have a Windows Laptop. Software is provided. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = RAM 120 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
SOC 101 -- Introduction to Sociology

This course is an introduction to the study of human group behavior through social interaction with special emphasis on culture, the socialization process, social stratification, collective behavior, social institutions, and social change. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Hybrid, Online), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Hybrid, Online), Summer 2016 (Online)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2012)
SOC 201 -- Modern Social Problems

This course presents an introductory sociological analysis of causes, changes in, and attempts to effectively treat some of the major problems in contemporary American society. These include: hunger, environmental problems, poverty, crime and delinquency, family problems, and homelessness. Community involvement projects are encouraged. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2014)
SOC 211 -- Marriage and the Family

This course covers topics such as traditional and non-traditional families, love and intimacy, sexuality, marriage, parenting, family problems and aging. The concept of healthy human relationships in a partnership, and how to build and maintain them, is stressed. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = SOC 101 and placement into ENG 111. (as of Spring 2013)
SOC 220 -- Gender and Society

This course examines gender as a system of stratification. It approaches issues of gender in society from both a social, structural, and a social psychological perspective. Issues related to gender inequality in selected institutions such as economy, family, media, education, and politics are studied. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PSY 101 or SOC 101 (as of Fall 2010)
SOC 221 -- Russian Language and Culture

The class includes both classroom work in Russian language and culture as well as excursions and cultural experiences in Russia. The cultural component is designed to provide students with a context through which they will be able to understand and process new cultural information. Students will gain practical language skills that will be utilized during the time in Russia. The approach is interdisciplinary and will include units on economics, politics, history, music, architecture, and literature. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
SOC 231 -- Deviance and Criminal Behavior

This course examines the sociology of crime and criminal law; the social psychology of criminal behavior; the sociology of punishment and correction. Social, economic, political and biological factors are considered while exploring classical, contemporary, and critical thought. Prevention and intervention of criminal behavior are emphasized as well as punishment and correction. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = SOC 101 (as of Fall 2010)
SPN 101 -- Elementary Spanish I

SPN 101 represents a comprehensive introduction to the Spanish language for the true beginner. Students will develop the ability to communicate in Spanish in everyday practical situations while acquiring some of the necessary skills for reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Cultural topics are integrated in each unit. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
SPN 102 -- Elementary Spanish II

SPN 102 is a continuation of SPN 101 and focuses on the expansion of the communications skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Cultural topics are integrated in each unit. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Lecture excluded efficiency), Spring 2016 (Lecture, Early College), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = SPN 101 with 2.0 or higher, placement test or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
SPN 201 -- Intermediate Spanish I

SPN 201 is designed to further develop language proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. A deeper exploration of Hispanic culture is presented in this course, allowing students to transform themselves into truly active and proficient language users. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Early College), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = SPN 102 with 2.0 or higher, placement test or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
SPN 202 -- Intermediate Spanish II

SPN 202 is a continuation of SPN 201 and focuses on the application of the communication skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking within cultural contexts. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture, Early College)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = SPN 201 with 2.0 or higher, placement test or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
SPN 227A -- Spanish for Environmental Mgmt

SPN 227A focuses on global environmental issues as an entry point for further development of Spanish technical vocabulary, conversational skills and global competencies. Through an exploration of current freshwater issues in Spanish-speaking countries, and an experience studying overseas, students will address relevant issues concerning environmental resource management, and engage in community projects. Group 1 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group One Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = 3-4 years of high school Spanish. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = SPN 201 (as of Fall 2012)
SWK 121 -- Introduction to Social Work

In this class we will gain basic knowledge about the varying and diverse areas of social work including the health care systems, rural and urban settings, criminal justice systems, systems that work with the elderly, various private and public agencies and schools. We will explore and build an understanding of client populations who may be in need of social work services. In addition, we will assess our own experiences, interests and knowledge that may guide us in the field of social work. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = SWK 170
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 11/111 or ENG 111 (as of Fall 2013)
SWK 170 -- Service Internship Orientation

Orientation and preparation for introductory internship experiences in social work areas. For example, introduction to use of supervision, supervisory evaluation, self-evaluation and varying agency structures and functions. Opportunities for internships will also be introduced. This class is done in class and seminar format. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 1; Contact Hours = 1; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = SWK 121
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 11/111 or ENG 111 (as of Fall 2013)
SWK 211 -- Social Interviewing Skills

Introduction to types, purposes and stages of interviewing. Basis empathy skill development will be for observation, listening, non-verbal communications, rapport building, information giving and information gathering. Beginning training in recording and documentation. Emphases will be on self-monitoring and working with culturally diverse, oppressed or psychologically maladaptive clients. In addition, we will explore building relationships with clients that is focused on the strengths of the client. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 11/111 or ENG 111, SWK 121, SWK 170 (as of Fall 2013)
SWK 221 -- Introduction to Social Welfare

This course explores the historical development of social welfare in the United States, how it has defined social services and implications of they have had on society today. It also reviews modern social welfare systems and the existing attitudes, philosophies and the implications of economic, political and cultural conditions. Varying major theories of behavior are also explored as they relate to social work and the clients in need of services. The course also explores the importance of social workers in social action through understanding the different political perspectives influencing the formation of welfare policy. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = SWK 121, SWK 170 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PLS 101, ENG 11/111 or higher (as of Fall 2013)
SWK 290 -- Social Work Internship

This course helps to prepare students for the generalist practice in the field of social work. This is a field instruction course that students will engage in direct practice of social work education. Students will complete 120 hours in a human service agency. This placement will provide an opportunity to observe social workers while they work, as well as assisting in general service delivery under close supervision. Students must complete the 120 hours in one semester. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Social Science
Prerequisites = SWK 121, SWK 170 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = SWK 211 (as of Fall 2013)
THR 151 -- Basic Acting

An introduction to acting technique and craftsmanship, this course emphasizes theory and practice in modern realistic theater. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
THR 211 -- Play Production

This course emphasizes theory and practice of dramatic production demonstrated through the public presentation of a play. It explores basic stagecraft. Students may repeat Play Production three additional times under the course numbers THR 212, 213, 214. To assure proper credit is received, please verify the 200-level theater course for which you are registering. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = THR 151; THR 152, may be taken concurrently. (as of Fall 2011)
THR 212 -- Play Production

See description for THR 211. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
THR 213 -- Play Production

See description for THR 211. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
THR 214 -- Play Production

See description for THR 211.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Communications
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 100 -- Materials and Techniques

This studio course introduces students to commercial and editorial illustration techniques using pencil, collage, color media, and pen & ink. Assignments will be similar to those of a working freelance illustrator, including book and magazine spot art, product & fashion illustration, and op/ed art. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ART 121 (as of Fall 2010)
VCA 125 -- Typography I

This course serves as an introduction to typographic history, letterforms, mechanics, terminology and usage. Students will complete projects that lead them to an understanding of the fundamental and technical aspects of this abstract art including font selection and typesetting. As part of this course students will also learn the basics of Adobe InDesign, desktop publishing software used to create single and multi-page files, format text using style sheets, manage color, import and create graphics and tables and prepare files for print production. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for InDesign is included in the cost for this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 150 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Intermediate keyboarding skills, intermediate to advanced understanding of vector drawing, desktop publishing software and the Macintosh system. (as of Fall 2015)
VCA 126 -- Typography II

This class serves as continuation to typography history, trends, display faces, and grids with an emphasis on book typography, binding, and structuring methods. Students will complete projects that lead them to an understanding of intermediate typography, current typographic trends and comparative analysis of typefaces that relate to the field of Visual Communications as well as printed matter. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 125 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 127 -- Digital Imaging

Students will learn Adobe Photoshop, a bitmap manipulation tool used to create images for both print and the web. Students will learn how to incorporate color, use layers, create special effects, use filters and use a variety of selection techniques for proper image editing. Students will also learn the basics of using a digital camera and scanner as well as color management, how to restore damaged images, automate tasks, and how to prepare files for print. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 146 -- Interactive Animation

This course's focus will be on creation of animation using both traditional methods and Adobe Flash software. Students will learn the basics of animation and storytelling, file management and organization, as well as interactive navigation using ActionScript, the programming language used in Adobe Flash. Students will also learn how to incorporate sound and video in projects and learn how to prepare their files for use on web sites. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 127, VCA 150 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = VCA 125 (as of Fall 2012)
VCA 147 -- Web Design I

This course will focus on creative website development and design including site planning, interactive navigation, information design theory, file management, and user experience. Basic principles of HTML, CSS, and WordPress along with an introduction to Dreamweaver and Fireworks software will emphasis creative and utilitarian website construction. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 127, VCA 150 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = VCA 125 (as of Fall 2012)
VCA 150 -- Digital Graphics Design I

This course covers the basics of using Adobe Illustrator to create vector objects and layouts for print and interactive environments. Students will learn how to create and manipulate shapes, work with type, color, gradients, fills and strokes. Students will learn how to work with spot and process colors, create die lines for packaging and other basic design principles. Students will also learn to prep files for print and choose the correct color space for various applications. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Illustrator is included in the cost for this course. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture), Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = CIT 100, Recommended competencies: Basic keyboarding skills highly recommended. Use of the Macintosh or Windows operating system highly recommended. (as of Fall 2015)
VCA 200 -- Visual Communications II

Through this course you will gain insight and an introduction to the theory of graphic design through practice in researching, brainstorming, creative problem solving, comping, and production of two and three dimensional graphic designs, logo marks, and three dimensional packaging, while embracing traditional and digital techniques and receiving constructive criticism of work and practice. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 126 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = VCA 220
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 112 (as of Fall 2014)
VCA 220 -- Visual Communications III

Through this course, you will gain insight and introduction to the theory of advertising design and art direction through practice in researching, brainstorming, creative problem solving, comping and production of print advertising, advertising campaigns, television story boards and product branding, while embracing traditional and digital techniques and receiving constructive criticism of your work and practice. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 126 (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = VCA 200
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 112 (as of Fall 2014)
VCA 225 -- Visual Communications Studio

By the end of this course, students will have participated in two hands-on "real world" design projects in which you will act as writer, art director, designer, photographer or illustrator. Projects are for various local not-for-profit clients. You will learn all aspects of pre-press work, production, and printing via field trips while also learning to work with clients and the self-driven responsibilities of independent work. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 200, VCA 220 (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 230 -- Visual Communications V

In this course you will excel in setting occupational/educational aspirations and offering/receiving constructive criticism of your work. You will design and produce a body of work for your portfolio, tailored to your individual goals, be it in Illustration, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics or Art Direction. Progressive Visual Communications theory and practice will also be studied. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Hybrid)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 200, VCA 220 or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 235 -- Visual Comm Portfolio

Students explore various methods of preparing professional portfolios, as well as the packaging and marketing of their portfolio works in preparation for further education and/or job interviews related to their career goals in visual communications. Along with the portfolio, each student prepares a resume, digital portfolio, and considers other self-promotional pieces to complete his/her portfolio package. The emphasis of this course is that each student compiles a professional looking and complete portfolio package based on his/her occupational and educational goals. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 200, VCA 220 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 246 -- Interactive Animation II

This course will focus on the advanced exploration of interactive navigation, animation and storytelling that is created for and exists on the web. Advanced Design theory, greater interactivity, file architecture, web loading, hosting and uploading for Flash and more exposure to Motion software will emphasis creative and narrative language. Students should be self-motivated, this advanced section involves independent projects. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 146 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 247 -- Web Design II

This course will focus on advanced creative website development and design including site planning, interactive navigation, information design theory, file management, and user experience. More developed principles of HTML, CSS, and Wordpress along with continuing work with Dreamweaver and Fireworks software that emphasizes creative and utilitarian website construction. Students should be self motivated since this advanced section involves independent projects. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 147 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
VCA 250 -- Time Based Media

A multisensory, theory driven exposure and exploration of time-based visual communication environments. The role of typography, image, sound, space, luminosity, and narrative are assessed and used to create sequences of film and moving image. Students are exposed to tools, theories, aesthetics and techniques used in time-based medium using Final Cut Pro HD, Motion, LiveType, and Soundtrack. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = VCA 127 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = VCA 125 (as of Fall 2012)
VCA 252 -- Time Based Media II

A multisensory, theory driven continuation and exploration of time-based visual communication environments. The role of typography, image, sound, space, luminosity, and narrative are assessed and used to create sequences of moving image. Students are exposed to tools, theories, aesthetics and techniques used in the time-based medium in a more advanced level using Final Cut Pro HD and Motion. Students should be self-motivated, this advanced section involves independent projects. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lab/Studio)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = VCA 250 or instructor permission. (as of Fall 2012)
VCA 290 -- Visual Comm Internship

This course is the capstone for the AAS degree in Creative Management Art Direction. This internship provides on-the-job experience for the student who wishes to pursue a career in visual communications. Customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firms, students spend 180 hours in paid or non-paid, supervised on-the-job training experiences. In addition students participate in bi-weekly reports and weekly online methodology discussion boards with the instructor/peers. Students must apply one month prior to the semester they wish to complete class. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Humanities
Prerequisites = Students must have completed all VCA courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA and departmental approval. (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = The student should possess good written, graphic and oral communication skills, and have a portfolio of work/resume to show employers. (as of Fall 2015)
WPT 110 -- Oxy-Fuel Process

This course is designed for Welding students pursuing job skills or transferring into a Welding degree program. Topics include oxyacetylene welding in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions; oxyacetylene cutting, and oxyacetylene brazing. Students learn safety and theory as well as develop their proficiency in these operations. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 120 -- GTAW (TIG) Welding I

This course provides the student with the opportunity to learn and apply the theory of basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) techniques on ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the flat and horizontal positions. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 100 OR WPT 110 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 121 -- GTAW (TIG) Welding II

This course provides students the opportunity to learn and apply welding techniques using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process on ferrous and non-ferrous metals on advanced joint designs and in the vertical position. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 120 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 130 -- SMAW (ARC) Welding I

This course is designed for students pursuing job skills or transfer into a Welding degree program. Students learn theory and application of safe Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in the flat and horizontal positions. They develop skills with "fast freeze" and "low hydrogen" type electrodes. Topics include welding terminology, electrical theory as it relates to SMAW, weld defects and quality, and the American Welding Society SMAW filter material numbering system. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 131 -- SMAW (ARC) Welding II

This course provides the student with advanced theory and application of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) techniques in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions using "fast freeze" and "low hydrogen" electrodes. Topics include weld quality, inspection, power sources, and trouble shooting. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 130 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 140 -- GMAW (MIG) Welding I

This course provides the student an opportunity to learn the theory and application of basic Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) techniques on ferrous metals. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 141 -- GMAW (MIG) Welding II

This course provides students the opportunity to learn and apply safe welding techniques using the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process on ferrous and non-ferrous metals on advanced joint designs and welding positions. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture, Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 140 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 142 -- Flux Cored Arc Welding

This course provides students the opportunity to learn and apply safe welding techniques using the Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) process. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 140 (as of Fall 2010)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 160 -- Weld. Qualification Prep-SMAW

This course provides experienced welders/students the opportunity to take the AWS welder qualification tests in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 131 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 160A -- Weld. Qualification Prep-GMAW

This course provides experienced welders/students the opportunity to take the AWS welder qualification tests in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 141 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 160B -- Weld. Qualification Prep-GTAW

This course provides experienced welders/students the opportunity to take the AWS welder qualification tests in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 121 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 160C -- Weld. Qualification Prep-FCAW

This course provides experienced welders/students the opportunity to take the AWS welder qualification tests in Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW). Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 142 (as of Fall 2012)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 210 -- Welding Fabrication and Repair

This course provides students an opportunity to apply the process specific welding skills that they have previously mastered to complete fabrication and repairs projects. In addition to welding, students will learn shop metal identification, how to setup and operate shop metal prep and fabricating equipment as well as plan, sketch, order and prepare for a variety of projects. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 5; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = WPT 121 or WPT 131 or WPT 141 or WPT 142 with a 2.0 or higher. (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WPT 290 -- Welding Internship

The purpose of the internship is to provide on-the-job training for the student who wishes to pursue a career in a technical field of study. The internship will be customized to meet the learning needs of the student and the job requirements of the sponsoring firm. Students spend 10-15 hours per week in this paid, supervised on-the-job training experience. In addition to the required 50 hours per credit at a work site, students participate in semi-monthly seminars. Students must apply one month prior to the semester in which they will complete the internship. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 2; Contact Hours = 2; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Technical
Prerequisites = 20 credits of program specific courses with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WSI 105 -- Intro to Freshwater Studies

This course is designed to provide an exploration to the field of water studies, with specific focus on freshwater. The students will discuss the impact of water related challenges and opportunities in the context of the great lakes of the world. Focus will be given to the new and emerging career and educational pathways associated with water resources and their management. In addition to regular class lectures, invited experts from business, education and community organizations will introduce relevant topics of local and global significance including policy, law, sustainable development, history, engineering, health, and commerce. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = MTH 23, ENG 111 - may be taken concurrently. (as of Spring 2014)
WSI 200 -- GL Research Technologies

Advancements in Great Lakes research and monitoring techniques allow for an increased ability to access and assess remote locations through the use of enabling technologies and platforms including: Research Vessels, Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), SONAR systems (single beam, multibeam, scanning) and oceanographic buoy systems. Focus will be directed at understanding the basics of how each component is used while gaining firsthand experience operating systems and collecting information. Field activities will take place in local water bodies, Grand Traverse Bay and onboard the R/V Northwestern. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Summer 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = Recommended competencies: Ability to work/learn aboard R/V Northwestern and in the field. Completion of MTH 111 and ENG 111 or equivalent COMPASS scores. (as of Spring 2014)
WSI 210 -- Underwater Acoustics and Sonar

This course provides a foundation for the use of acoustics in the marine environment while focusing on best practices for underwater search, survey and visualization programs. Multiple sonar systems are presented and are representative of current industry equipment, operations and practices. Emphasis is placed on field applications where sonar platform, water depth and temperature, target range and size, acoustic frequency and object reflectivity/absorption have an effect on target detection, resolution and data accuracy. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = MTH 111 (as of Fall 2013)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PHY 105; placement into ENG 111. (as of Fall 2013)
WSI 215 -- Marine GIS & Data Processing

This course builds upon the basics of GIS taught in ENV/GEO 115 - Introduction to GIS, with a focus on basic spatial analysis techniques using standard and maritime/marine datasets. More advanced cartographic methods and spatial data management techniques are introduced using ArcGIS Desktop, Hypack, and other computer tools. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = ENV 115 or GEO 115 with grade of 2.0 or higher. (as of Spring 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WSI 230 -- Water Policy & Sustainability

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of water law and policy and human relationships, use, threats, and conflicts over water and aquatic resources. The course emphasizes a new integrative approach to water issues based on the nexus of the water commons to health, food, quality of life, energy, climate change, ecosystem, and economy. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = ENG 111 and MTH 23, both may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2014)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = PLS 101, WSI 105 (as of Fall 2014)
WSI 240 -- ROV Systems and Operations

This course introduces the technology of remotely operated vehicles (ROV) as a multicomponent system used for subsea activities including scientific study and research, subsea exploration and industrial applications. International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) guidelines will be used for training. Students will gain firsthand experience operating the ROV for the purpose of collecting information from docks, piers, and research vessels. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Lecture), Spring 2016 (Lecture)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = EET 103, MTH 111 (as of Spring 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = ENG 111; Recommended competencies: Students should have basic computer skills and be comfortable working around water from either a boat or dock/pier. (as of Spring 2015)
WSI 290 -- Freshwater Studies Internship

The internship in Freshwater Studies is a field experience for students interested in developing competencies to address significant water-related issues impacting our region and the world. Students engage in research activities with local and global community partners to collaborate in the implementation of best water management practices. The program is customized according to students' background and specific career goals. Activities may include monitoring water quality, identifying invasive species distribution, digital mapping and hydrographic surveying. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = Fall 2015 (Internship/Self-directed), Spring 2016 (Internship/Self-directed), Summer 2016 (Internship/Self-directed)
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = None
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WSI 300 -- Remote Sensing and Sensors

This course provides a foundation in the use of electronic sensors for remote observations. The focus will be on applications for marine and near-shore enviornments, though any sensor system/platform may be discussed. Basic sensor science will be applied to the study of remote sensing instruments, including marine acoustics, terrestrial acoustics, visible, laser/LIDAR, multispectral, and hyperspectral.Sensor development and evolution will be studied, as well as related current events including instruments used in deep-sea, commercial, military, and space science industries. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = PHY 121 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = WSI 200, placement into ENG 111 (as of Fall 2015)
WSI 310 -- Sonar Systems and Operations

This course provides advanced training for the use of sonar systems in the subsea environment. Students will utilize multiple sonar systems for the purpose of profiling and imaging nearshore infrastructure; positioning and navigation of subsurface equipment; and interpreting collected sonar data for use in marine subsurface applications. Specific sonar systems utilized will include side scan sonar, scanning sonar and USBL systems. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 6; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = WSI 200, WSI 210 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WSI 315 -- Advanced Marine Survey & Data

This course provides a foundation in the coordination of maritime surveys from a pre-deployment standpoint. Students will be expected to have a strong understanding of the remote sensing science including capabilities and limitations of the sensor systems used. A major focus of the course will be to develop student skillsets for processing and merging marine and terrestrial datasets from a wide range of sources and systems. Significant time will be devoted to proper manipulation of data using commercial and freely-available tools. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = PHY 121, WSI 215 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = WSI 300 (as of Fall 2015)
WSI 400 -- Marine Technology Capstone

This course requires the synthesis and integration of knowledge and skills acquired across the Marine Technology curriculum for completion of a team oriented project and will require significant written, oral and visual deliverables including a final presentation. These field based projects will include a comprehensive approach to mission planning, technical equipment competency, budgeting, data collection/processing and dissemination to an audience. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 4; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = WSI 200, WSI 210, WSI 215, WSI 240, WSI 300-may be taken concurrently, WSI 310, WSI 315-may be taken concurrently (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WSI 405 -- Marine Industry

This course focuses on contemporary issues and current events in the marine industry. It is intended to explore the global marine technology market while providing industry perspective from the marine sector including consequences of pollution, safety regulations, policy development, technology advances, and economics. Students will evaluate trends and conditions expected to influence the industry over the next five years. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 3; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = Completion of 60 credit hours within major, Must include WSI 200, WSI 210, WSI 240 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
WSI 433 -- Marine Project Management

This course covers the practice of project management, design and development solutions specific to underwater marine equipment (ROV/AUV). Course emphasis will be on project development, teamwork, engineering principles and communication. The curriculum aligns with the PMI "body of knowledge" required to become a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Students will work in teams to design and construct a project based upon student interest. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = RAM 120, WSI 200, WSI 210, WSI 215, WSI 240 (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = EET 304, MFG 304, WSI 300 (as of Fall 2015)
WSI 440 -- AUV Systems & Operations

This course introduces the technology of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) for use in the marine environment. Students will learn mission planning, vehicle mobilization, launch and recovery techniques, remote guidance, and basic troubleshooting of an AUV system used for subsea activities including scientific study and research, subsea exploration and industrial applications. Students will gain firsthand experience operation the AUV in the Great Lakes. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours = 3; Contact Hours = 4; Group Two Course
Semesters offered = N/A
Academic Area = Water Studies Institute
Prerequisites = WSI 200, WSI 210, WSI 215, WSI 240, Instructor Permission (as of Fall 2015)
Co-requisites = N/A
Recommended prerequisites = None
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