Regional College

Regional College
Dean's Office
384 Library
Kent Campus
330-672-2279
rcdean@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/regional-college


Academic Advising Offices

Kent State University at Ashtabula
A110 Main Hall
Ashtabula Campus
440-964-4217
www.kent.edu/ashtabula/academic-advising
 
Kent State University at East Liverpool
400 E. 4th Street
East Liverpool Campus
330-385-3805
www.kent.edu/columbiana/advisors-east-liverpool
 
Kent State University at Geauga
14111 Claridon-Troy Road
Geauga Campus
440-834-4187
www.kent.edu/geauga/academic-advising
 
Kent State University at Salem
2491 State Route 45 South
Salem Campus
330-332-0361
www.kent.edu/columbiana/advisors-salem
 
Kent State University at Stark
132 Main Hall
Stark Campus
330-244-3251
www.kent.edu/stark/advising-services
 
Kent State University at Trumbull
Workforce Development Bldg.
Trumbull Campus
330-675-8860
trumbulladvisor@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/trumbull/academic-advising
 
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Founders Hall
Tuscarawas Campus
330-339-3391
www.kent.edu/tusc/academic-advising
 

Mission

The Regional Campuses of Kent State University have a long standing history of providing northeast Ohioans with access to Kent State University without leaving their community. Each campus is engaged within its region and has made significant contributions to the civic, cultural, and economic well being of Northeast Ohio's communities. The Campuses have distinguished themselves with applied programs that respond to local needs, an emphasis on workforce preparation and a commitment to providing higher education that is broadly accessible.

The Campuses carry out this mission through the efforts of a faculty committed to the highest standards in the scholarships of discovery, integration, application, teaching and university citizenship. Faculty members actively pursue a variety of creative endeavors, regularly contribute to the scholarship in their disciplines, take pride in their continuing pedagogical successes, and are recognized by the wider University community with teaching and professional development awards. Regional campus faculty are visible citizens in the communities they serve, as well as at every level of university governance.

Departments and Schools

Undergraduate Programs

Minors

Certificates

Undergraduate Certificates

Regional College Faculty

  • Bailey, Mistey D. (2016), Lecturer, M.S.N., Kent State University, 2016
  • Baker, John J. (2012), Lecturer, M.S., La Roche College, 1990
  • Banks, Kathleen C. (1990), Assistant Professor, M.S.N., West Virginia University, 1985
  • Barcus, Laurie D. (2005), Assistant Professor, M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2006
  • Bears, Lorraine E. (1999), Associate Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2004
  • Beck, Stacy J. (2008), Associate Lecturer, M.P.H., Kent State University, 2004
  • Berlin, Kingsly T. (2013), Lecturer, B.S., The Ohio State University, 2005
  • Bhutta, Adeel A. (2012), Lecturer, M.S., University of Central Florida, 2012
  • Blake, Robert M. (2003), Assistant Professor, M.S., Duke University, 1994
  • Bonaduce, Samantha J. (2013), Lecturer, M.S.N., Kent State University, 2015
  • Brindley, Lisa K. (1999), Associate Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 1983
  • Burkholder, Maria R. (2006), Associate Lecturer, B.S., The Ohio State University, 2001
  • Burnworth, Christina M. (1995), Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2006
  • Caldwell, Joy E. (2013), Lecturer
  • Carvalho, Carolyn J. (2004), Associate Lecturer, M. Tech, Kent State University, 2007
  • Casey, Donna J. (2009), Lecturer, M.S.N., Walden University, 2009
  • Chen, Jie (2001), Profesor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
  • Courey, Tamra J. (1998), Associate Professor, D.N.P., Kent State University, 2014
  • Czayka, Michael A. (1994), Senior Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2002
  • Daugherty, William S. (2005), Associate Lecturer, M.B.A., University of Hawaii-Manoa, 1974
  • Douglass, Angela T. (2003), Senior Lecturer, M.S.N., Youngstown State University, 2003
  • Dragomir, Kelly A. (2012), Lecturer, B.A., Kent State University, 2010
  • Drugovich, Collette M. (2014), Lecturer, M.S.N., Grand Canyon University, 2014
  • Emens, Susan (1993), Associate Professor, M.A.E., Kent State University, 2003
  • Ensminger-Stokes, Dawn E. (2011), Lecturer, M.S.N., University of Akron, 2007
  • Freitas, Frances A. (1995), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2007
  • Ginal, Sharon L. (2006), Lecturer, M.S.N., Ursuline College, 2002
  • Golden, Shawn D. (2004), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2014
  • Gunning, Bruce J. (1993), Assistant Professor, M.S., Texas Tech University, 1983
  • Gurau, Vladimir (2010), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Miami, 1998
  • Hager, Deborah L. (2004), Associate Professor, M.S.N., Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2004
  • Hancock, Darryl A. (2012), Associate Professor, PhD, Chatham Univerity, 2008
  • Harding, Mariann M. (2005), Associate Professor, Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2013
  • Hoffman, Susan C. (1983), Assistant Professor, M.B.A., Wheeling College, 1982
  • Iagulli, Margie B. (1997), Senior Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 2002
  • Jones, Stanley M. (2006), Associate Lecturer, M.S., Texas A&M University, 2000
  • Kananian, Mary W. (2012), Lecturer
  • Kelly, Johnston R. (2016), Lecturer, D.V.M., The Ohio State University, 1992
  • King, Lisa G. (2008), Associate Lecturer, M.S.N., Kent State University, 2011
  • Kiphart, Tiffany M. (2002), Senior Lecturer, B.S., Wilmington College of Ohio, 1993
  • Koptur, Turan (2007), Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2013
  • Kuvshinikov, Joseph T. (1994), Associate Professor, M.B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1992
  • Leija, Lynn M. (2005), Associate Lecturer, B.S., Ohio University, 1991
  • Logan, Robert L. (1998), Associate Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State Univesity, 2001
  • Main, Amy B. (2013), Assistant Professor, M.S.N., Indiana State University, 2008
  • Majernik, John G. (2009), Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 2012
  • Marshall, Shelley K. (1999), Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2008
  • McEnroe-Petitte, Denise M. (1996), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Capella University, 2014
  • Mermer, Robin J. (2014), Lecturer, M.S.N., Kent State University, 2012
  • Migge, Victoria L. (2006), Senior Lecturer, M.S., St. Francis University, 2004
  • Morris, Lora J. (2003), Associate Professor, M.S.N., Ursuline College, 2002
  • Muscatello, Joseph R. (2004), Associate Professor, D.B.A., Cleveland State University, 2002
  • Neuman, Jyotsna (1986), Assistant Professor, M.A.F.I.S., Cleveland State University, 1981
  • Newman, Edward (1994), Assistant Professor, M.B.A., Ashland University, 1994
  • Ossler, Robert L. (2011), Lecturer, M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2010
  • Paternite, Judith S. (1995), Associate Lecturer, Ph.D, Kent State University, 2016
  • Patibandla, Srini Vas (1998), Assistant Professor, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2004
  • Pech, Sandra L. (2000), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2010
  • Peterson, Cynthia L. (1999), Senior Lecturer, M.P.H., Kent State University, 2008
  • Rajagopal, Chitra P. (1993), Associate Professor, M.S., Youngstown State University, 1992
  • Remedio, Robert J. (1984), Assistant Professor, M.S., Youngstown State University, 1978
  • Rempe, Rebecca D. (2010), Lecturer, B.S., Ohio University, 1997
  • Rezaei, Dariush (1989), Associate Professor, M.S., University of Arkansas, 1988
  • Rose, Stacy R. (2001), Associate Professor, M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University, 2000
  • Schlosser, Elizabeth A. (1995), Associate Professor, B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1989
  • Senita, Julie A. (2004), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2017
  • Shumaker, Megan C. (2014), Lecturer
  • Smyth, Thomas R. (1996), Associate Professor, M.B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1997
  • Stefka, Shelly L. (2013), Lecturer, M.S.N., Walden University-Baltimore, 2012
  • Steidl, Joan M. (2007), Assistant Professor, B.A., University of Akron, 1979
  • Stewart, Diane L. (2005), Assistant Professor, M.S.N., La Roche College, 1999
  • Swoboda, Kathleen (2008), Associate Lecturer, L.S.M., Kent State University, 2011
  • Trebets, Edward (2016), Lecturer, M.Ed. , John Carroll University, 1998
  • Tu, Tsunghui (2002), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2001
  • Upole, Daryl G. III (1992), Assistant Professor, M.B.A., Cleveland State University, 1994
  • Vanfossen, Jonathan S. (2007), Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2009
  • Ward, William C. (1988), Associate Professor, M.A., Kent State University, 1997
  • Watson, Ruth A. (1989), Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2004
  • Whittaker, Debra L. (2016), Lecturer, M.S.N., Cleveland State University, 2013
  • Yakovac, Rebecca L. (2012), Lecturer, M.A., The Ohio State University, 1991
  • Zaleski, Kimberly K. (2013), Lecturer
  • Zampino, Anthony C. (1998), Associate Lecturer, M.Tech., Kent State University, 2003

Accounting Technology (ACTT)

ACTT 11000     ACCOUNTING I: FINANCIAL      4 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ACCT 23020) Introduction to financial accounting, including principles generally accepted in preparation of accounting statements for users outside of the business organization.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 11001     ACCOUNTING II: MANAGERIAL      4 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ACCT 23021) Introduction to managerial accounting, including accounting for manufacturing firms, budgeting, standard cost systems, direct costing, segment reporting and cost-volume-profit-analysis.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 11003     PAYROLL ACCOUNTING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the payroll function, including preparation of payroll and related federal, state and local tax forms required of all businesses. Both manual and computerized applications will be studied.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 20012     ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

An accounting software application course using accounting, spreadsheet and word processing software.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 21000     ACCOUNTING III: FINANCIAL      3 Credit Hours

An intensive and practical study of financial accounting principles pertaining to balance sheet and income statement accounts, and statement analyses.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 21001     ACCOUNTING IV-FINANCIAL      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of ACTT 21000. Also considers income statement accounts and financial statement analyses. Both manual and computerized applications will be studied.

Prerequisite: ACTT 21000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 21003     FUNDAMENTALS OF TAX PREPARATION      3 Credit Hours

A non-technical presentation of federal income tax laws and regulations as they relate to individuals.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 21092     INTERNSHIP IN ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY (ELR)      2-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised field experience requires minimum of 14 hours per week for unpaid work experiences or 20 hours per week for employment with pay.

Prerequisite: ACTT 21000 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 24-36 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ACTT 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS: ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Special topics in accounting.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION-ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent in-depth research of an accounting topic supervised and coordinated by an accounting technology faculty member.

Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of ACTT courses and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 31063     INTRODUCTION TO COST ACCOUNTING      3 Credit Hours

Cost accounting concepts and systems; role of costs in decision making; budgeting concepts and procedures; analysis of revenue, cost and income variances.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 36110     PRINCIPLES OF FRAUD EXAMINATION      3 Credit Hours

Study of occupational fraud, abuse, detection and prevention within the realm of an enterprise.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000 and ACTT 11001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 36120     ETHICAL ISSUES RELATING TO FRAUD EXAMINATION      3 Credit Hours

Understanding ethical dilemmas, issues and professionalism relating to fraud examination.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 46170     CASE STUDIES IN FRAUD EXAMINATION      3 Credit Hours

Application of principles of fraud examination, detection and evaluation of recommended action plans to specific fraud cases.

Prerequisite: ACTT 36110 and COMT 36318.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ACTT 46191     SEMINAR IN FRAUD EXAMINATION      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Capstone course for students studying fraud examination and it's related areas. Students will be required to research, analyze and present current fraud issues.

Prerequisite: ACTT 46170 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Agribusiness (AGRI)

AGRI 20000     ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES ON FOOD AND AGRICULTURE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction of the role of economics in agriculture at the firm, national, and international level. An overview of the structure and scope of the U.S. Food and Fiber Sector and its current trends and implications for the national economy. Students learn to apply various economic principles and concepts relating to production agriculture, business management, consumer behavior, market price analysis and equilibrium, international trade and public policy formation.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 30000     FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Develops an understanding of the various business management decisions involved in the organization and operation of a farm business operation for continuous profit and production cost efficiency. Students acquire knowledge and proficiency in applying the various economic principles and farm business management analysis concepts which aid a farm operator or owner in the decision making process for a farm business operation.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000 and BMRT 11009 and ECON 22060.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 31000     AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Intended for students interested in careers eventually leading to managerial positions in commodity production and marketing, input supply, banking, cooperatives and related agricultural industries. Focus is on the use of financial statements, operating and managerial functions, communication, and the inter-personal work environment within an organization. Presentation is by lecture integrated with experiential learning through use of student-team decision making applied to an agribusiness management simulation.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000 and ACTT 11001 and BMRT 11009 and ECON 22060.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 32000     FARM RECORDS ANALYSIS AND INCOME TAX MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Develop an understanding of the procedures involved with farm recordkeeping and illustrates the ways in which farm records can be used to evaluate and to improve the economic performance and profitability of a farm business. Students have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the current tax system. Students learn to apply the various tax management methods and strategies that can be used to maximize the after tax income to a farm business operation.

Prerequisite: AGRI 30000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 33000     AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY MARKETING      3 Credit Hours

Covers the economic factors, socioeconomic trends, farm demographic changes, global competitiveness, and consumer attitudes that shape the current structure and operation of the U.S. agricultural marketing system. Includes how decisions at one level in the value chain impact all other levels and explores how and when the system changes as a result of individual decisions. Also focuses on quality-based marketing, contracting and provides a global perspective.

Prerequisite: AGRI 20000 and BMRT 11009 and BMRT 21050 and ECON 22060.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 34000     LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the livestock industry and its role in society and our economy. Principles of livestock production management are introduced for beef, swine, dairy cattle, horses, sheep, goats and poultry.

Prerequisite: AGRI 31000; and BSCI 10001 and 10003, or BSCI 10005.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 35000     CROP AND FORAGE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Deals with crop plants in relation to the environment, crop improvement, seeds, and seeding. The practice of tillage, fertilizer, rotation, cropping, and weed control is covered. Pastureland and farmland, the harvest of field crops, and the handling and marking of grain seeds and hay are also included, as well as crops of the grass family, perennial forage grasses, the legume family and miscellaneous crops.

Prerequisite: BSCI 10001 and 10003, or BSCI 10005; and AGRI 30000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 40000     ADVANCED FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Application of economics and business principles to the management of a Farm Business. Use of analytical tools such as enterprise budgeting, linear programming, pro-forma cash flow budgeting, capital budgeting, and risk management analysis to aid the decision-making process. Understanding of farm transfer and succession planning and its importance in the intergenerational viability of a farm business.

Prerequisite: AGRI 30000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 40092     AGRIBUSINESS INTERNSHIP (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Provides students an internship work experience in the agribusiness industry. The internship may be completed in any one of the following areas of agribusiness: sales management, agriculture lending, insurance, cooperative management, commodity merchandising, farm business management, public relations, farm marketing, agricultural policy, dairy production or farm business operations.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; agribusiness (AGRI) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

AGRI 41000     AGRICULTURAL PRICE ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

The economics of supply and demand provide a foundation for understanding the behavior of agricultural markets, the formation of prices, and the role of prices in the allocation of goods and services. Traditional topics include: price determination, seasonality, market adjustments, marketing margins, short-run and long-run demand, derived demand, hedging with futures markets, marketing strategies, and trade. Graphical and empirical methods, including regression, are used to do price analysis.

Prerequisite: AGRI 20000 and BMRT 21050 and ECON 22061.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 42000     AGRICULTURAL FINANCE      3 Credit Hours

To develop an understanding and proficiency in applying the various economic principles and concepts of financial management for analyzing alternative investment decisions and solving financial problems in a farm business operation. Various strategies for acquiring and financing capital resources in the farm business operation are explored. Characteristics of the financial institutions providing credit to farmers and their particular lending programs are studied.

Prerequisite: AGRI 30000 and ECON 22060 and MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 43000     AGRICULTURAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW      3 Credit Hours

To acquaint students with the fundamentals of state and federal pollution control law. Major topics include: air pollution control, water pollution control, toxic substance control, solid waste management and disposal, Superfund, wetlands, endangered species, land use regulation, environmental assessment, environmental law administration and enforcement and global environmental law.

Prerequisite: AGRI 30000 and BMRT 21000 and ECON 22061.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 44000     AGRICULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY      3 Credit Hours

History, development, programs, and analysis of public policy issues in agriculture and natural resources. Analysis of science, economic, and political factors involved in policy development. Emphasis on farm policy and farm structure; food and nutrition; trade and development; and natural resources, the environment, and bioenergy, with special attention to issues and policies impacting Ohio and the United States.

Prerequisite: AGRI 20000 and ECON 22061.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AGRI 45000     SENIOR SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

Capstone course designed to expose Agribusiness majors to current events and the interpretation of those events in an economics framework for use in management decision making. Students are introduced to the scientific method and complete a senior research project.

Prerequisite: senior standing; and agribusiness (AGRI) major.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Allied Health Sciences (AHS)

AHS 11001     PERSONAL TRAINING, WELLNESS AND EXERCISE      3 Credit Hours

Theoretical and practical competencies required of a qualified personal trainer, including exercise, nutrition and wellness concepts that are immediately applicable to improve personal lifestyle decisions. Receive hands on experience in training, instruction and professional skill development. Upon completion students are qualified to sit for the personal trainer certification exam administered by the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF).

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 12000     BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Identify and apply the basic principles of pharmacology to client care. Explore pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacology-related math, drug classification, and safe preparation and administration of medications.

Prerequisite: Nursing technology (NRST), nursing (NURS), physical therapist assistant technology (PTST), occupational therapist assistant technology (OCAT), radiologic technology (RADT) or respiratory therapy technology (RTT) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 12005     CONCEPTS IN LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT      3 Credit Hours

Developmental theories and assessment measures throughout the lifespan, with application to the rehabilitation client.

Prerequisite: PSYC 11762.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 12010     PROFESSIONALISM IN HEALTHCARE      1 Credit Hour

Provides information concerning the professional behaviors and communication skills necessary for all healthcare providers to effectively interact with clients, related healthcare professionals and others. Students will gain an understanding of the importance of being professional, ethical and competent in their fields.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 14016     PATIENT CARE MANAGEMNT      2 Credit Hours

Ethical and legal aspects, interpersonal communication, history taking, physical assistance and monitoring, medical emergencies, infection control, aseptic and non-septic techniques, patient tubes and lines, safe patient movement and handling techniques, immobilization techniques, vital signs, and pharmacology are topics covered. Some activities are done in the lab setting.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 22002     CLINICAL KINESIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Function of the human body with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and gross body measurements.

Prerequisite: BSCI 11010; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 22003     CLINICAL KINESIOLOGY LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Application of human body movement and function concepts.

Prerequisite: BSCI 11010; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 24010     MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY      1 Credit Hour

Terminology utilized by the medical profession. Emphasis is on definition, spelling, pronunciation and correct usage of terms.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 24014     ADVANCED IMAGING      2 Credit Hours

The procedures and equipment used in advanced imaging modalities including radiography and fluoroscopy, interventional radiology, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine, PET scanning, mammography and radiation therapy. Also includes overview of billing and coding of these types of procedures. NOTE: Limit five lines; use third person plural; do not include special course fee, grade rule, prerequisite(s) or cross-listed courses.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

AHS 24028     RADIOLOGIC PATHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Disease processes and the pathologies associated with each anatomical system in the human body are described and their application to all imaging modalities in the radiologic and imaging sciences. Prerequisites: BSCI 11001 or BSCI 11010 and BSCI 11020 or BSCI 21010 and BSCI 21020 or ATTR 25057 and ATTR 25058 or EXSC 25057 and ATTR 25058,

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Business Management Related Tech (BMRT)

BMRT 11000     INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to BUS 10123) Overview of social, economic and consumer environments as related to large and small business. Emphasis is on production, marketing, finance, management and human resources. It is recommended that any reading courses indicated by COMPASS score are taken prior to enrolling in this course.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 11006     BUSINESS COMPUTATIONS I      3 Credit Hours

Application of algebraic and arithmetic concepts to accounting, finance and marketing. Computation of finance charges, taxes, fundamentals of inventory control and depreciation.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 11009     INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to MIS 24163) Study of planning, organizing, directing/leadership, controlling, staffing, decision making, and communication theories and management applications of human and material resources and methods. It is recommended that any reading courses indicted by COMPASS score are taken prior to enrolling in this course.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21000     BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS I      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to FIN 26074) Introduction to American law as related to government, business, society and the ethical issues that occur in the legal environment. Emphasis will focus on contract law. Relevant past and current law issues will be addressed.

Prerequisite: UC 00006 or Compass Reading score of 86; and ENG 01001 or Compass Writing score of 67.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21004     INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS STATISTICS      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to MIS 24056) Basic decision making statistics for business management. Emphasis is on probability theory, statistical inferences and decision making under uncertainty.

Prerequisite: MATH 00023 or MATH 00024 or MATH 11009 or MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21008     CASE STUDIES IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Application of management theory to actual business situations. Emphasis on decision making and evaluation of methods and styles of management in all functional areas.

Prerequisite: BMRT 11000 or BMRT 11009 or MIS 24163 or BUS 10123.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21011     FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Understanding basic financial reports for analysis and performance of a business. Preparation of sales forecasts to develop capital and expense budgets.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000 and COMT 11000 or special approval of BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21020     INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP      3 Credit Hours

Provides information about the functional elements of starting a small business. Includes the use of instruments, exercises and case analyses to assess entrepreneurial skills.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

BMRT 21023     FINANCING THE BUSINESS VENTURE      3 Credit Hours

Course deals with determining capital needs, identifying sources of capital, developing a financial plan and interpreting financial statements. Both public and private loan programs will be reviewed.

Prerequisite: BMRT 21020 or special approval of full-time BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21050     FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to MKTG 25010) An overview of the process, activities, and problems associated with the conception, planning and execution of pricing, promotion, product and placement of goods and services

Prerequisite: ECON 22060.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21051     FUNDAMENTALS OF RETAILING      3 Credit Hours

A survey of retailing that emphasizes skills necessary for store organization,location, layout, pricing, merchandising and inventory control. New retail concepts are stressed.

Prerequisite: BMRT 11000 or special approval of BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21052     PROFESSIONAL SELLING TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Study of personal selling as a promotional technique to determine and satisfy the needs of buyers and to build a long-term relationship among all parties.

Prerequisite: BMRT 11000 or special approval of full-time BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21053     ADVERTISING IN BUSINESS      3 Credit Hours

A practical approach to the study of advertising. Emphasis is on the effective use of the media creating advertising operations and advertising management.

Prerequisite: BMRT 21050 or special approval of BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21092     INTERNSHIP IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Students participate in a supervised educational experience. Each credit hour requires a minimum of seven hours work without pay or 10 hours work with pay per week for 15 weeks.

Prerequisite: Special approval of full-time BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 7-21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

BMRT 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Special topics in business technology announced when scheduled.

Prerequisite: special approval from full-time BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual study in business and related fields.

Prerequisite: Business Management Technology (BMRT) major and special approval from full-time BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

BMRT 31005     PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Investigates the purchasing, planning and logistics functions of supply chain management. Process control, negotiations, quality control, service measurement and other quantitative methods are covered.

Prerequisite: BMRT 11000 or BMRT 11009.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 31006     HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

The study of contemporary issues of human resources. Covers planning, job design, selection, appraisal, compensation, training, life quality, safety/health, diversity and unions.

Prerequisite: BMRT 11009 or MIS 24163.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 31009     SEMINAR IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Last semester students of business management technology engage in critical reading, writing and discussion to apply business theory to on-the-job experiences.

Prerequisite: BMRT 21008 or special approval of full-time BMRT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 36401     APPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE      3 Credit Hours

Combination of computer and business applications for managing technology within an organization. Focus is on using emerging computer software programs for the enhancement of decision making. Course is 2 hours lecture, 1 hour lab.

Prerequisite: BMRT 11000 and COMT 12000; or special approval of full-time Applied Business faculty.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 36410     SECURITY FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Concepts and principles of security and safety in industrial and commercial settings. Focus on executive oversight of corporate security functions. Includes risk analysis, security surveys, emergency preparedness and security policies and procedures.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 36415     CUSTOMER SERVICE      3 Credit Hours

Analysis and definition of customer satisfaction with an emphasis on quality customer service that includes techniques for assessing company service efforts and developing customer satisfaction programs.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 36420     PHYSICAL SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Elements of design, technology and procedures that deter, delay, detect and defeat criminal activity. Deployment and optional countermeasures. Budgeting based on risk analysis.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 36430     SECURITY MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Principles of security and safety in private business and institutions. Emphasis on proprietary departments and security of those departments. Focus on need for proprietary security organization, internal controls, external threats and electronic devices. Examination of departmental policies and procedures.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 36440     SECURITY INVESTIGATION      3 Credit Hours

Addresses future of private security, conducting interviews and dealing with testimonial evidence. Following leads, collecting evidence, preserving crime scenes, use of investigative tools, surveillance techniques and report writing.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 40092     PRACTICUM IN APPLIED BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY (ELR)      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) On sight internship or a project with a business or technology related organization approved by the Instructor.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 7-28 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

BMRT 40096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) Perform an individual project or research assignment as approved by the instructor.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 7-28 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 46295     SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED BUSINESS      2-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Specialized advance instruction oriented primarily to applied business topics. Topics will vary and will be announced as scheduled.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 46409     STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION      3 Credit Hours

An examination using case studies and readings of the management of technology and innovation through perspectives at the product line, business unit and corporate levels.

Prerequisite: BMRT 21050 and BMRT 21011; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 46410     CRISIS AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT PLANNING      3 Credit Hours

Addresses planning process for mitigation and recovery strategies for natural and man-made crisis and disasters. Includes risk assessment, incident management and planning evaluation.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 46418     LABOR STUDIES IN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

This course will include the history of the labor movement, interrelationships of labor with business and industry, labor law, contemporary labor problems that emphasizes how unions are organized, contracts, arbitration and management issues.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BMRT 46420     LEGAL ISSUES IN SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Survey of laws applicable to security risks including torts, labor, employment, criminal and constitutional issues.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Computer Animation Design Technology (CADT)

CADT 12000     2D GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Introductory course for creation of 2D graphics using vector and raster imaging for use in mapping and character development in animation and gaming.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 12001     3D MODELING AND TEXTURING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation. Topics will include terminology, techniques of creating textures and imaging for mapping, 3D modeling, lighting, shading and rendering.

Prerequisite: CADT 12000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 21092     ANIMATION AND GAME DESIGN PRACTICUM (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Supervised work experience. One credit hour for 50 work hours.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3.333-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

CADT 22000     ADVANCED CAD      3 Credit Hours

Comprehensive training with 2D and 3D elements of computer-aided-design (CAD) from the foundation to advanced techniques applicable to design in the graphics, mechanical, industrial and electronics fields.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22001     CAD: ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to building information modeling (BIM) fundamentals using an industry-standard architectural software application, including creation of full 3D architectural project into working drawings.

Prerequisite: MERT 12000 or TECH 13580.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22002     CAD:CIVIL APPLICATIONS      2 Credit Hours

A course on the use of computer-aided drafting and design for civil engineering applications.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22003     SOLID MODELING      3 Credit Hours

Instruction given in the best usage approaches for parametric design philosophy through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum. Students acquire the knowledge needed to complete the process of designing models from conceptual sketching, through to solid modeling, assembly design and drawing production.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22004     COMPUTER ANIMATION AND GAMING      3 Credit Hours

3D modeling and computerized techniques. Introduction to the basic concepts, terminology and techniques of 3D modeling, lighting, shading, imaging and animation.

Prerequisite: CADT 12001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22005     MULTIMEDIA AND GAME DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

2D and 3D game development which includes the creation of flowcharts, roughs and interactive navigation systems. Integration of images, animation, video, sound and custom code for the app or game for mobile device.

Prerequisite: CADT 12000; and COMT 20001 or COMT 20011 or CS 10051.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22007     3-D MODELING PROJECT      1 Credit Hour

A guided project course in 3-D modeling for computer animation and game design.

Prerequisite: CADT 22005.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CADT 22008     PROJECT IN TEXTURE AND MATERIAL CREATION      1 Credit Hour

A guided project course in texture and material creation for computer animation and game design.

Prerequisite: CADT 22007.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CADT 22009     APPLIED ENGINEERING SOFTWARE      3 Credit Hours

A course on the use of the computer as a problem solving tool for applications in engineering and manufacturing. Emphasis is on the use of productivity software training on the use of the software applicable to engineering problems using hands-on workshop formats.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22010     DIGITAL SCULPTING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

This course will explore interactive 3D sculpting to create highly-detailed and realistic models for use in games, film, animation and illustration. Prerequisite: CADT 12000

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CADT 22095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMPUTER ANIMATION AND GAME DESIGN TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Special topics in Computer Animation and game design. Repeated registration permitted.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Computer Design, Animation Game Design (CDAG)

CDAG 33095     ST: COMPUTER DESIGN ANIMATION AND GAME DESIGN      1-3 Credit Hours

To be determined based on special course topic presented. Prerequite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 34000     COMPUTER ANIMATION II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of the study and technology applications of computer animation with emphasis on camera usage and the production of a comprehensive animation project involving the animation thought process (ATP).

Prerequisite: CADT 22004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 34001     COMPUTER ANIMATION III      3 Credit Hours

Continued study of practical technology applications of computer animation with emphasis on scripting code writing, systems line variables and fluent realism factors within the ATP.

Prerequisite: CDAG 34000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 34003     ANIMATION THEORY      3 Credit Hours

A comprehensive course covering the fundamentals of storytelling with animation and motion graphics. Coverage of concept development, pre-production, storyboarding, color and design.

Prerequisite: CDAT 22004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 34004     TECHNOLOGY OF LIGHT, COLOR, DESIGN AND LAYOUT      2 Credit Hours

A course dealing with the study of the technical principles and applications of light,color, design and layout to the production of computer animation for engineering materials and products.

Prerequisite: CADT 22004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 34005     VIRTUAL REALITY AND GAME DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

In this course, we will learn the essentials of game environment creation. We will look at how textures, terrains, foliage, particle effects, lighting and blueprinting work and are created in a computer-aided software. We will also learn to import 3D models in to our game environment.

Prerequisite: CDAG 34000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 43000     ADVANCED ANIMATION AND GAME DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

This course is the continuation of Virtual Reality and Game Design and a heavily group project based course. We will be covering how to add characters and blueprint scripting aspects in Unreal Engine. Our purpose is to create a playable 3D game in Unreal Engine.

Prerequisite: CDAG 34005.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 43001     TECHNOLOGY OF ANIMATION PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

A course dealing with the technical and business aspects of pre- and post production planning for multimedia video or film projects. Covers a systematic approach to content organization and development, scripting, visualization proposal development contracts, budgets and legal issues.

Prerequisite: CDAG 34001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CDAG 43002     GRAPHICS DESIGN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

A course of study in the technology of creating knowledge and effects using computer-graphics concepts to create photo-realistic composite images and to restore and enhance a wide array of images.

Prerequisite: CADT 22004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Computer Technology (COMT)

COMT 11000     INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to MIS 24053) Covers the basic concepts and use of computer systems, including hardware, personal productivity software, Internet usage and file management.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Business

COMT 11002     VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Visual Basic.NET language introducing concepts of object-oriented, event-driven program design and implementation.

Prerequisite: COMT 11004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 11004     SURVEY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

This overview course will provide an introduction to information technologies, career paths and professional certifications available.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 11005     INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEMS AND NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Survey of desktop and network OS essentials, including file and disk management, system tools utilization, resource sharing and introductory network concepts.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 11006     INTRODUCTION TO WEB SITE TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on web site technologies including HTML. Students learn the history of the Internet and effective search techniques.

Prerequisite: COMT 11004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 11009     COMPUTER ASSEMBLY AND CONFIGURATION      4 Credit Hours

Covers disk operating system functions and features; hardware/software installation procedures; file and directories management; system configuration/optimization; backup procedures.

Prerequisite: COMT 11005 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010 or TECH 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 12000     INTERMEDIATE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS      3 Credit Hours

Covers intermediate concepts and integration of computer applications. Emphasis on software suites, specifically word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database and presentation applications.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 20001     C++ PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Course using C++ introducing concepts of software development, object-oriented event-driven programming, testing and debugging, simple and complex data types language syntax and semantics.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 20011     JAVA PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Course using Java introducing concepts of software development, object-oriented event-driven programming, testing and debugging, simple and complex data types, language syntax and semantics.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 20021     C SHARP PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Introductory concepts of C Sharp: Development environment, variables, decisions, looping, arrays, strings, methods, exception, and event handling.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21002     NETWORK SETUP AND CONFIGURATION      4 Credit Hours

Introduces networking in LAN and WAN environments. Topics include network protocol, configuration, operation, setup, installation, administration, management and security.

Pre/corequisite: COMT 11009.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21005     VISUAL BASIC DATABASE PROGRAMMING      4 Credit Hours

Advanced course in the visual basic language focusing on database systems development.

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 or CS 13001 or DSCI 15310 or MIS 24065.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21007     INTERNET ETHICS AND POLICIES      3 Credit Hours

Covers the ethics, issues and policies regarding the Internet. It includes discussion/research on intellectual property/freedom, hacking, pornography, privacy, etc.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21008     COMPUTER METHODS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

Use of computers in problems related to science and engineering. Course will include introduction to elements of a high level scientific language.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21009     SEMINAR IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Capstone course for COMT students encompassing critical reading, writing and discussion applying the current theories of computer technologies to on-the-job experiences. Students will develop a portfolio to confirm their level of knowledge.

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 and 11005 and 11006 and 11009 and 21002 and 21010.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21010     WORKGROUP PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE      3 Credit Hours

Research project-oriented course emphasizing workgroup methodologies for group project management, problem definition, data retrieval and analysis, conclusions and recommendations.

Prerequisite: COMT 12000; or OTEC 16639 and OTEC 26611.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21011     TECHNIQUES OF MULTIMEDIA WEB DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on developing and managing effective web sites using multimedia elements including sound and video.

Prerequisite: COMT 11006 or COMT faculty special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21036     WEB SCRIPTING I      3 Credit Hours

This course will focus on client-side scripting needed to create interactive and dynamic Web sites. The use of scripting in context with various technologies will be explored.

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 and COMT 11006; or CS 13001 and CS 27101; or TECH 26301; or MIS 24065.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21092     COMPUTER PRACTICUM (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised work experience in information technology environment; 45 hours supervised work experience per credit hour.

Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

COMT 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Topics announced when scheduled.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Individual study in computer field. Open to computer technology majors.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 7-28 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21100     LOCAL AREA NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING      3 Credit Hours

Covers local area network troubleshooting techniques. Topics include identifying the scope of the problem, systematic troubleshooting approaches, problem resolution and ongoing maintenance.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21110     INTRODUCTION TO ROUTING AND SWITCHING      3 Credit Hours

Introduces internetworking concepts. Topics include networking standards, cabling, TCPIP, router configuration, LAN and WAN segments and other related topics.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 21200     ETHICAL HACKING      3 Credit Hours

Tools and techniques ethical hackers and security testers use to discover vulnerabilities and solutions to protect computer networks.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 31002     HEALTH IT SUPPORT      3 Credit Hours

Course covers skills and knowledge required to implement and support healthcare IT (HIT) systems including regulatory and compliance issues; organizational behavior, IT and medical business operations; best practices and security.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 32002     LINUX NETWORKING      4 Credit Hours

Course covering network administration topics with the Linux operating system. Topics include distributions, storage solutions, network services, and current security practices.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY      2-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Various special courses will be announced in the schedule of classes under this course number with different section numbers.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36301     ADVANCED C++ PROGRAMMING      4 Credit Hours

Course using C++: classes and data abstraction, stream IO, inheritance, standard template library, Microsoft Foundation Classes, system programming concepts using Unified Modeling Language..

Prerequisite: COMT 20001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36302     ADVANCED C SHARP PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Advanced concepts of C Sharp including classes and objects, inheritance, polymorphism, arrays, exception handling, files and streams and XAML. Preprequisite: COMT 20021.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36303     DIGITAL IMAGE MANIPULATION      3 Credit Hours

Course covers various concepts involved in the creation and manipulation of digital images.

Prerequisite: COMT 11006.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36308     ERGONOMICS IN COMPUTER SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to ergonomics, usability design, and assessment methods for the development of computer hardware, software, and systems.

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36309     PROGRAMMING MOBILE APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Introduces the unique program design considerations required by mobile device platforms such as PDAs and Smartphones. Practical programming examples will utilize Visual Basic and the .NET Compact Framework.

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 or COMT 20001 or COMT 20021 or CS 13001 or DSCI 15310 or MIS 24065.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36310     MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT TOOLS      3 Credit Hours

Course focuses on advanced technologies for Web development, including DHTML, plug-ins, etc. Students will learn to create more interactive and dynamic web sites.

Prerequisite: COMT 21011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36311     ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING      4 Credit Hours

Course using Java abstract data types and objects, object-oriented, event-driven design, file organization and access, and systems programming concepts.

Prerequisite: COMT 20011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36314     SEMINAR IN EMERGING COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Survey of new and emerging technologies in computer and information technology.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36315     CERTIFICATION PREPARATION IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Certification preparation course to help students prepare for professional certification attempts in Computer Technology. Certification is not guaranteed. Certification fees may apply.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36318     SURVEY OF INFORMATION SECURITY, INTERNET FRAUD AND COMPUTER FORENSICS (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

This lecture-based, survey course provides a non-technical introduction to contemporary issues in information security, Internet fraud and computer forensics.

Prerequisite: ENG 21011 or HONR 10297; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

COMT 36320     COMPUTER FORENSICS      3 Credit Hours

Hands-on skills in incident response, forensic preparation, and data recovery, and analysis. Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010 ;or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36321     NETWORK FORENSICS      3 Credit Hours

Emphasizing hands-on skills in live incident response, the proper use of network forensic tools, network monitoring, live data capture, evidence analysis, data integrity and other related topics.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36322     SOCIAL MEDIA AND MOBILE DEVICE FORENSICS      3 Credit Hours

Course covers data collection and analysis techniques for social media and mobile devices.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36330     LOCAL AREA NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS      3 Credit Hours

Examines the primary issues involved in securing resources in a LAN, including threat assessment, countermeasures, best practices, security protocols, cryptography and management-related issues.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36331     ADVANCED ROUTING AND SWITCHING      3 Credit Hours

Reinforcing Internetworking concepts. Topics include network standards, LAN switching, VLANs, network designs, routing protocols and configuration, LAN and WAN segments, and other related topics.

Prerequisite: COMT 21110.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36336     WEB SCRIPTING II      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on server-side scripting needed to create interactive and dynamic web sites.

Prerequisite: COMT 21036 or special approval of COMT faculty.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36340     HELP DESK SUPPORT      3 Credit Hours

Examination of help desks that exist, importance within organizations, the roles and skills required, and methods and technologies commonly employed.

Prerequisite: COMT 11009 or TECH 23010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36350     PROGRAMMING OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Introduces the use of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) as a tool to create customized programs that automate repetitive and/or complex tasks performed using office suite applications.

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 and COMT 21010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36355     COMMAND LINE UTILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Preparing students to perform effectively in Windows, Linux, and various server command line environments. Command syntax, batch files, script files, internal & external commands, and other related topics will be covered.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 36392     INTERNSHIP FOR COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) An arranged work experience for students in the IT field. Students complete 45 hours of internship per credit.

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

COMT 40000     CYBERSECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Builds on a background in networking and focuses on cybersecurity best practices, standard models, and regulatory requirements.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002; or DSCI 26010; or CS 33211; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 41002     CLOUD TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Concepts of cloud computing, including storage; services; technology; and management.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002; or DSCI 26010; or CS 33211; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 41010     MOBILE APPLICATIONS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Course covers enterprise mobility technical concepts, strategies, and solutions across various domains and industries. Includes topics such as organizational issues, IT and business operations; and best practices and security.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 42000     SOCIAL MEDIA SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Personal and corporate social media presence, security risks, intellectual property and ethical issues.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 42002     WIRELESS AND MOBILE DEVICE SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Course covering wireless and mobile device security. Topics include risk assessments, threats, vulnerabilities, and current security practices. Prerequisites: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 43000     HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

Course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of the health IT professional including the technology, legal and ethical responsibilities, and complex systems and environment.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46300     ADVANCED COMPUTER ASSEMBLY AND CONFIGURATION      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on advanced system components, streamlined operating system installation procedures, and current technology in LAN connectivity.

Prerequisite: COMT 11009 and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46303     DIGITAL VIDEO EDITING      3 Credit Hours

Utilizes digital imaging technologies to produce videos. Includes timelines; filming, importing/exporting video; audio; effects, transitions, and captions.

Prerequisite: COMT 36303.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46308     ADVANCED VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

advanced concepts of Visual Basic: Classes and Objects, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Arrays, Exception Handling, Files and Streams, DLLs. .

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 or CS 13001 or DSCI 15310 or MIS 24065.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46309     VISUAL BASIC WEB PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Using Visual Basic to develop secure, data-aware web applications. Topics covered include HTML and CSS, testing and debugging, master pages, state management, security and authentication, SQL and object data sources, AJAX, and WCF services.

Prerequisite: COMT 11002 or CS 13001 or DSCI 15310 or MIS 24065.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46310     TECHNOLOGY OF OPERATING SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

Course covering installation, configuration, tuning, and communication among state of the art desktop operating systems, using available system tools, utilities and files.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46311     TECHNOLOGY OF NETWORKING      3 Credit Hours

Advanced topics of enterprise network management, including DNS, WINS, IP addressing, routing basics, subnet masking, firewalls, storage redundancy techniques, and general tuning, optimizing, troubleshooting, recovery strategies.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46312     SCRIPTING FOR NETWORK ADMINISTRATORS      3 Credit Hours

Covers scripting technologies to configure and manage resources and services of LAN servers and workstations.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 and COMT 21036.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46313     VIRTUAL MACHINE CONFIGURATION AND ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Focus on configuring and administering virtual machine software.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 33211 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46314     ADVANCED SERVER CONFIGURATION      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on the core service roles provided by application services including configuration, maintenance and security.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002 or CS 32111 or DSCI 26010; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46315     SQL WITH ORACLE      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on SQL and relational databases using Oracle.

Prerequisite: COMT 21005 or CS 13001 or DSCI 15310 or MIS 24065.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46320     CLOUD FORENSICS      3 Credit Hours

Concepts of cloud forensics, including legal consideration and software tools involved with discovery in the cloud.

Prerequisite: COMT 21002; or DSCI 26010; or CS 33211; or TECH 23010 and TECH 26301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46321     WEB DATABASE INTEGRATION      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on integrating data sources into web sites. Current topics include advanced concepts in server-side processing principles, web forms, database programming objects and Structured Query Language.

Prerequisite: COMT 21036.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46331     LOCAL AREA NETWORK SECURITY AND FIREWALLS      3 Credit Hours

Examines the primary issues involved in defining and configuring a local area network defense perimeter including LAN security analysis, implementing firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.

Prerequisite: COMT 36330.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

COMT 46340     DATA DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION      3 Credit Hours

Explores the role and design of databases in organizations, with emphasis on the technologies used in their implementation. Emphasis on SQL.

Prerequisite: COMT 21005 and COMT 21010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Early Childhood Eduction Technology (ECET)

ECET 21005     PARTNERSHIPS IN CHILD GUIDANCE      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ECED 30142) The course's foundation is the understanding that children are a part of a family, culture and community. Students gain knowledge and skills to implement developmentally appropriate child guidance strategies and learn cross-cultural communication skills. Twelve field experience hours required. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school/agency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/internship will take place.

Prerequisite: ECED 10120 and ECED 20163.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ECET 21010     INFANT/TODDLER CURRICULUM AND SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Infant/toddler development, environments and curriculum; theoretical perspectives; family involvement; community involvement; community resources, collaboration and advocacy; 38 hours of field experience required. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school/agency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/internship will take place.

Prerequisite: ECED 10120 and 20163.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ECET 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive study of significant current issues in the early childhood education field.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ECET 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Analysis and special research in the early childhood education field.

Prerequisite: departmental special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ECET 22000     PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM      3 Credit Hours

Preschoolers' development, environments and curriculum; theoretical perspectives; family involvement; community resources, collaboration and advocacy; 38 hours of field experience required. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school/agency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place.

Prerequisite: ECET 21010 and ECED 20163.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ECET 22130     EMERGING LITERACY      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ECED 30123) Theoretical and practical issues in acquisition and development of literacy. Developmentally appropriate instructional practices, integration across the curriculum, individual differences and assessment are addressed. Field hours required. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned school/agency before the first day of the semester in which student teaching/ internship will take place.

Prerequisite: ECED 10120 and 20163.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ECET 22140     STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ECED 40165) A reflective approach to make student teaching experience more valuable. Students develop and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment for young children, prepare a professional development plan and develop a professional portfolio.

Prerequisite: departmental special approval.

Corequisite: ECET 22150.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ECET 22192     STUDENT TEACHING (ELR)      4 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ECED 40192) Student spends 180 hours at an approved preschool program under the supervision of an ECET or ECED faculty member or supervising teacher. Students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned schoolagency before the first day of the semester in which student teachinginternship will take place. L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty or staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching.Prerequisite: special approval.

Prerequisite: departmental special approval; and official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.

Corequisite: ECET 22140.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 12 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Elect Engineering and Related Technologies (EERT)

EERT 10192     OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM I (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

Practical application of electrical overhead line worker job duties in a setting under direct supervision of First Energy Personnel. Prior to enrollment, students must be accepted into the First Energy Power Systems Institute (PSI).

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EERT 10292     OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY II PRACTICUM (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

Supervised practical application of electrical overhead line worker duties including the use of ladders, rescue operations, and transformers under the supervision of FirstEnergy personnel.

Prerequisite: EERT 10192; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EERT 12000     ELECTRIC CIRCUITS I      4 Credit Hours

Direct current circuit analysis involving current and voltage, resistance, energy and power, Ohm's law, series and parallel networks. Mesh and nodal analysis, network theorems and DC instruments.

Corequisite: MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: CTAG Electrical Engineer Technology, TAG Engineering Technology

EERT 12001     ELECTRIC CIRCUITS II      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of capacitive, inductance and magnetic circuits and transients in R-L-C combinations. AC network analysis: mesh and nodal, phasor algebra, power factor, resonance.

Prerequisite: EERT 12000.

Corequisite: MATH 11012 or 19002.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

EERT 12005     ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC DRAWING      2 Credit Hours

Electrical/electronic drawing techniques using computer-aided design emphasizing schematic, block and wiring diagrams. Either printed, circuit or power layout is covered as needed.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 12010     INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS      4 Credit Hours

Semiconductor theory. Properties and application of PN junctions and bipolar junction transistors, amplifiers, field effect transistors (FET) amplifiers, JFET and MOSFET biasing and their use in simple circuits.

Prerequisite: EERT 12000.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

EERT 20192     OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY III PRACTICUM (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

Supervised practical applications of electrical line worker job duties under the supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on URD equipment, grounding distribution circuits and working with energized three phase circuits.

Prerequisite: EERT 10292; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EERT 20292     OVERHEAD LINE TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM IV (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

Supervised practical application of electrical overhead line worker job duties under the direct supervision of FirstEnergy personnel. Emphasis on line equipment, hot line tools, and transmission.

Prerequisite: EERT 20192; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EERT 21010     ENGINEERING AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS      3 Credit Hours

Application of codes of ethics in the engineering and technology profession reflective of social and moral responsibilities to the public and accountability in engineering practice.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ELECTRICAL/ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent,in depth research of an electrical electronic engineering technology topic supervised and coordinated by an engineering technology faculty member.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22000     ELECTRICITY/ELECTRONICS WITH APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Basic electronics theory and fundamental concepts of electrical/electronic and digital circuits with applications in the various fields of engineering.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22002     INDUSTRIAL CONTROLS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to control of AC and DC machinery by electromechanical and solid state devices. Study of circuits, troubleshooting methods and logic systems.

Prerequisite: EERT 12010 or EERT 22000; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22004     DIGITAL SYSTEMS      4 Credit Hours

Modern integrated digital logic families. Analysis and design of digital circuits such as gates, multivibrators, comparators, counters, registers including interface, control memory and computer circuits. Programmable logic controllers and integrated circuit technologies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: CTAG Electrical Engineer Technology

EERT 22005     ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTATION      3 Credit Hours

Understanding of automation control and process characteristics. Application of various type of measurement devices & control equipments.Use of modern simulation software for process control and troubleshooting.

Prerequisite: EERT 12010.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22006     ELECTRICAL MACHINES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to transformer action, losses and efficiency. Fundamentals of DC and AC motors and generators and three phase systems.

Prerequisite: EERT 12001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22007     INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROL AND APPLICATION      3 Credit Hours

Application and use of DC, single and polyphase electric motors and industrial control systems. Construction, troubleshooting and operation of starting systems is emphasized.

Prerequisite: EERT 22000.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22011     ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS      2 Credit Hours

Continuation of EERT 12010. Frequency effects, Miller's Theorem, decibel notation and negative feedback, Oscillators, Op-amps, circuits and applications, Thyristors and electronically regulated power supplies.

Prerequisite: EERT 12010.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

EERT 22014     MICROPROCESSORS AND ROBOTICS      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to microprocessor system fundamentals, number systems, binary codes, hexa- decimal codes, Programming fundamentals in C , C++ software, Microcontroller hardware architecture and instruction set, with applications to robot systems motor control, sensors.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

EERT 22015     ROBOTICS AND ADVANCED MICROSYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

An advanced course in microprocessor software and hardware. Input/output devices and interfacing with applications to robotics. Troubleshooting and design of microprocessor controlled systems.

Prerequisite: EERT 22014.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22016     PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE FOR INDUSTRY      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours) Introduces students to the use of computers for word processing, spreadsheets and database management applications. Students receive hands-on training on the use of the software applicable to engineering problems using hands-on formats.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lab

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EERT 22018     PC/NETWORK ENGINEERING AND TROUBLESHOOTING      3 Credit Hours

Covers the service, maintenance, upgrade and optimization of personal computers. Specification, installation and maintenance of local area networks is covered. Students learn communication protocols and network architecture. Two lectures and two labs.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 22095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC AND RELATED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Special topics in electrical/electronic engineering technology.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 23000     SENSORS      2 Credit Hours

A study of sensors, transducers, relays, solenoids, servomotors, actuators, lasers, LEDs, photonic and temperature sensors and electronic devices in electromechanical control.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 32003     TECHNICAL COMPUTING      3 Credit Hours

A hands-on introduction to computation, through object-oriented programming and problem solving. Programming in the C++ language.

Corequisite: MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EERT 32005     INSTRUMENTATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to modern industrial controls, interfacing devices, transducer systems, and process control methods.

Prerequisite: Junior Standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Engineering Technology (ENGT)

ENGT 12005     APPLICATIONS IN COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN      2 Credit Hours

Course for training on the use of a popular, computer-aided drafting and design software. Practice with the advanced features of the software applicable to modern design in the graphics, mechanical, industrial and electronics fields.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGT 20192     INTERNSHIP IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised internship experience in approved business or industrial environment relative to the student's major. The internship experience must be for a period of at least 12 consecutive weeks at 25 hours per week, or 20 hours per week for 15 weeks, totaling not less than 300 hours. Most co-ops occur during the summer.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENGT 22000     STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL      4 Credit Hours

Process variability, process monitoring, statistical methods using control charts for variables and attributes; acceptance sampling plans; process capability, process adjustment, process improvement.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGT 22003     SUPERVISION AND LABOR RELATIONS      5 Credit Hours

Practical methods and techniques for improving supervision and labor relations in industry. Personnel and performance evaluation, implementing policy, labor contracts, collective bargaining, wage and salary administration.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGT 22006     ECONOMIC DECISION ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

Economic decision making for industrial engineering technology with applications emphasis, estimating economic elements, interest and economic equivalence, methods of comparing alternatives and evaluating replacement alternatives.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering

ENGT 22010     COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING      3 Credit Hours

Planning, developing and implementing a strategy to control and coordinate all the engineering production and business operations within a manufacturing enterprise.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGT 33095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

Special topics of immediate interest in engineering technology. Prerequisites: Junior Standing

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Enology (ENOL)

ENOL 14600     INTRODUCTION TO ENOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Targets people who became interested in home winemaking with possibilities to grow into the small business opportunity, as well as cellar employees interested in winemaking career. During this course, students build proper basic understanding of winemaking which alleviates common home winemaker’s errors.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 14800     WINERY SANITATION      3 Credit Hours

The basic science and technology of winery sanitation that includes an introduction to wine microbiology. Covers all methods used for winery sanitation including premises, tanks, pumps, filters, oak barrels and sampling equipment, including but not limited to chemical agents, reagents and thermal treatments leading to sterile bottling. Environmental issues and compliance are also addressed.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 16000     WINERY EQUIPMENT OPERATION      2 Credit Hours

Covers process technologies and process systems used in modern commercial wineries. Overview of winemaking systems, including work place safety, cleaning and sanitation procedures, winemaking equipment and materials, tanks, barrels and barrel alternatives, filtration systems and bottling equipment. Also touches upon on chillers and electrical needs.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 21000     INTRODUCTION TO WINE MICROORGANISMS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the basic principles of wine microbiology and the variety of microorganisms frequently encountered in the wine making process. Yeasts, bacteria and molds play vital roles in the production of wine, both beneficial and harmful. Students become familiar with the morphology, reproduction and sensory attributes of wine microorganisms in order to understand their influence on winemaking and to be able to manage them effectively.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2.5 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 24600     INTERMEDIATE ENOLOGY - HARVEST AND CRUSH      2 Credit Hours

Focused on advanced science and technology concepts of winemaking as it relates to pre-harvest, fruit harvest, and procedures involved in juice and must preparation. Builds on the fundamentals taught in Introduction to Enology, Molecular Principles of Grape and Wine, and Wine Microbiology.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 24700     INTERMEDIATE ENOLOGY - POSTHARVEST      2 Credit Hours

Focused on advanced science and technology concepts of winemaking as it relates to post harvest procedures involved in stabilization, clarification, fining, and bottling. Builds on the fundamentals taught in Introduction to Enology, Molecular Principles of Grape and Wine, Wine Microbiology, Wine and Must Analysis, and Intermediate Enology Harvest and Crush.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600 and ENOL 24600.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 25792     FALL WINE PRODUCTION FIELD WORK (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Principles of grape juice and wine analysis and the reasons for use of each analysis. Analyses of a practical and useful nature are chosen for the laboratory exercises demonstrating various chemical, physical and biochemical methods. Students participate in workshops and hands-on experiences at participating wineries.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600; and ENOL 14800; and ENOL 16000.

Corequisite: ENOL 24600.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: .5 lecture, 2.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENOL 25992     CELLAR OPERATIONS FIELD WORK (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

Provide students initiated in the field of enology with actual and practical exposure to the technology of wine making as is performed during the passive vineyard periods associated with winter and spring. Students are expected to improve their understanding of the methods and science involved by on-site participation in each of the various activities associated with finished wine production. Course serves as actual practical exposure and may qualify as experience for those seeking employment in commercial enology.

Prerequisite: ENOL 25792.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: .6 lecture, 4.25 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENOL 26600     SENSORY EVALUATION      3 Credit Hours

Intended for those individuals who need to develop an understanding of the principles of sensory evaluation used in commercial wine making. It also benefits wine enthusiasts interested in reaching advanced levels of appreciation, as well wine producers, wine merchants and enologists, who by the nature of their profession need to discern flavors and establish tasting benchmarks. Students practice sensory analysis at home and in workshops to further their sensory evaluation skills and techniques.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2.5 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENOL 26800     WINE AND MUST ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

Principles of grape juice and wine analysis and the reasons for use of each analysis. Analyses of a practical and useful nature are chosen for the laboratory exercises demonstrating various chemical, physical and biochemical methods. Students participate in workshops and hands-on experiences at participating wineries.

Prerequisite: ENOL 14600.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2.5 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Environmental Health and Safety (EVHS)

EVHS 10001     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY I      3 Credit Hours

Survey course in environmental technology, including health and safety, history, environmental compliance and related issues.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 10004     TOXICOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Examination of the terminology and classification of poisons that affect humans. Includes poison sources, modes of exposure, health effects and control measures.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 10010     INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE I      4 Credit Hours

In-depth study of safety methods and procedures with lab for identifying,monitoring, handling, containing and disposing of hazardous substances and hazardous conditions in the workplace.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20001     ENVIRONMENTAL LAW      3 Credit Hours

Emphasize civil, criminal and tort liability issues; procedural and constitutional requirements; and administrative codes, rules and regulations for fire, health, safety and environmental hazards.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20004     ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY I      3 Credit Hours

Examination of hazards assessment including organizational, environmental and disaster planning; health and safety inspection and reporting criteria; and first aid procedures.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20008     ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY ADMINISTRATION      3 Credit Hours

Organization and operation of environmental safety unit; relationships with business governmental and community entities involved in environmental safety and hazards control.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 20092     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP I (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)This on- or off campus experience gives students an opportunity to apply learned concepts in the classroom to practical environmental technology situations.

Prerequisite: EVHS 20008.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EVHS 21010     INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE II      4 Credit Hours

Emphasis is placed on methodologies of gas, vapor, and aerosol sampling; including instrumentation function and claibration. Measurement and evaluation of physical hazards including noise, heat stress, lighting and radiation hazards. Includes a major emphasis upon the types of problems and calculations likely to be found in general industry. Laboratory exercises and use of a case study to explore the methods of sampling.

Prerequisite: BSCI 10120; and CHEM 10052; and EVHS 10010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 21092     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP II (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This on-or off-campus experience gives students an opportunity to apply learned concepts in the classroom to practical environmental technology situations.

Prerequisite: EVHS 20092 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EVHS 22095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a total of 6 hours) Specialized instruction oriented primarily to application of current technology developed for the field of environmental technology. Course is repeatable as the specific topics will vary.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 22096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent research of environmental technology topic supervised by an environmental technology faculty member.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 30002     ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES II      3 Credit Hours

Current topics in environmental technology including climate change and alternate energy sources.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 30020     HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE      4 Credit Hours

Study of hazardous waste operations and emergency response to release of hazardous materials in compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations (29CRF 1910.120).

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EVHS 40006     FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

Conditions and properties conductive for combustible states and hazards;techniques and procedures for fire extinguishing and control; preventative strategies; fire codes and alarm systems.

Prerequisite: EVHS 10001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Green and Alternate Energy (GAE)

GAE 32000     FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Designed to provide a general perspective to fuel cell technology. Students are introduced to the various types of fuel cells, historical perspective, terminology, applications, fuel cell operation, basic electrochemical and thermodynamics principles involved in fuel cells, fuel cell components, materials and systems. Students learn basic fuel cell design principles and calculations.

Prerequisite: PHY 13012 or PHY 13002.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GAE 42002     ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

Covers modern theory and applications of energy management. Students use software tools for the control and effective energy management of systems of diverse configurations. Students learn how to build device-to-enterprise applications and Internet-enabled products and software applications for controlling and managing diverse smart devices across an enterprise in real time.

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GAE 42003     LEAN MANUFACTURING, SIX SIGMA AND OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Designed to provide a better understanding of the components and underlying philosophy of Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma and how the elements and philosophies work together to support an companies operational plan.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GAE 42004     ADVANCED FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Covers the theory and applications of fuel cell technology with an emphasis to proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). Students learn fuel cell component, stack and system design principles and fabrication methods, performance characterization, fuel cell testing and diagnostics methods. Students are introduced to transport phenomena in fuel cells. Introduction to hydrogen storage, generation and delivery, as well as hydrogen safety and regulations.

Prerequisite: GAE 32000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Horticulture (HORT)

HORT 10195     SPECIAL TOPICS IN HORTICULTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Analysis of significant and current issues in horticulture not covered in regular courses.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 16001     INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE      1 Credit Hour

A survey of those opportunities available within the "green industry" both in education and as a career option. Guest speakers and field trips are part of the class.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 16010     FLORAL DESIGN I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the concepts and practices of floral design for use in commercial settings. Topics include floral design theory, history, techniques and the skills required in the commercial floral design industry. Lab experience covers construction of basic floral products.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 16011     FLORAL DESIGN II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced training in a broad array of floral design applications including wedding design, contemporary European and Asian design, tropical flowers and outdoor compositions. Students will be provided hands-on laboratory activities to apply the principles of design.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 16020     PLANT MATERIALS I      3 Credit Hours

Design, selection, culture, and maintenance of flowering plants and foliage including annuals, perennials, bulbs and tropical plants for indoor and outdoor use.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 16021     WHOLESALE FLORICULTURE      3 Credit Hours

Commercial production, marketing, inventory management and post-harvest care associated with the floriculture industry.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 16022     GREENHOUSE STRATA      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to growing containerized plants in greenhouses and nurseries. Emphasis will be on issues related to traditional and alternative substrates, root media, irrigation practices, and soil matter.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26001     OCCUPATIONAL REGULATIONS AND SAFETY      2 Credit Hours

Presentation of the basic standards, rules, safety regulations and laws pertaining to horticultural and related industries which will affect the work atmosphere. Lecture two hours weekly; offered only at the Geauga and Salem campuses.

Corequisite: BSCI 16001 and HORT 16001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26010     ARBORICULTURE      3 Credit Hours

Basics of pruning and tree climbing techniques. Covers the equipment and safe use of equipment commonly found in the arboricultural industry. Lecture two hours weekly; lab three hours weekly; offered only at the Salem campuses.

Prerequisite: BSCI 16001 and HORT 16001.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26011     COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN TREE CARE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Cooperative work program through which the skills necessary to perform professionally in this occupation will be acquired. This course offered only at the Salem Campus. Requires a minimum of 30 hours per week of work experience. Not more than 9 semester hours in this or a combination of other work experience classes will be allowed.

Corequisite: HORT 26010.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

HORT 26012     URBAN FORESTRY      3 Credit Hours

Urban forestry and the planning and managing of urban green-scapes. Appraisal and computerized GIS/GPS inventory of urban vegetation, urban land use planning and legal ordinances, maintenance and management of street and park trees. Outdoor field trips and guest lecturers.

Prerequisite: HORT 16001 and BSCI 16001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26016     IRRIGATION DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE      3 Credit Hours

Principles of irrigation design, installation maintenance and drainage. Specific information about the selection of sprinkler heads, pipe, pumps, basic hydraulics, water conservation methods and automatic control systems shall be explored. Drawing of irrigation plans shall be required.

Prerequisite: HORT 16001 and BSCI 16001.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26018     LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION      3 Credit Hours

The basic skills and techniques involved in landscape contracting and construction, including building material data, site grading, contour mapping, deck construction, water features, lighting, landscape paving and retaining walls. Field trips and outside hands-on experience.

Prerequisite: HORT 16001 or advisor's approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26020     LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

A detailed discussion and practice of managing trees, shrubs and flowers within the landscape. Additional concepts such as the types of equipment used in the "green industry," marketing, writing specifications, bidding projects and personnel management.

Prerequisite: BSCI 16001 and HORT 16001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26021     COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Cooperative work program through which the skills necessary to perform professionally in this occupation will be acquired. This course offered only at the Salem Campus. Requires a minimum of 30 hours per week of work experience. Not more than 9 semester hours in this or a combination of other work experience will be allowed.

Corequisite: HORT 26020.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

HORT 26030     TURF GRASS MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Basic principles of turf management. Covers turf equipment and the safe use of equipment commonly found in the turf industry. Lecture two hours weekly; lab three hours weekly; course offered only at the Salem campus.

Prerequisite: BSCI 16001 and HORT 16001.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26031     COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN TURF GRASS MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for Credit) Cooperative work program through which the skills necessary to perform professionally in this occupation will be acquired. This course offered only at the Salem Campus. Requires a minimum of 30 hours per week of work experience. Not more than 9 semester hours in this or a combination of other work experience classes will be allowed.

Corequisite: HORT 26030.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

HORT 26032     GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

The golf course environment as it relates to turf grass maintenance and pest/disease management. The construction and management of greens, tees, water and bunker management practices, turf aerification issues, topdressing and administrative concerns.

Prerequisite: HORT 16001 and HORT 26031 and BSCI 16001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 26046     LANDSCAPE DESIGN I      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to landscape appreciation and history, the landscape industry and elements of the landscape design process. Students will assess proper plant placement and uses, develop graphic communication skills and present a project. Field trips and project site work as required.

Prerequisite: HORT 16001 and BSCI 16001 and BSCI 26003.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 30195     SPECIAL TOPICS IN HORTICULTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Analysis of significant and current topics in horticulture not covered in regular classes.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 36014     PLANT PROPAGATION AND GREENHOUSE PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Asexual/vegetative propagation including anatomical and physical concepts. Techniques covered include cuttings, budding, grafting, layering, dividing and micropropagation. Plant propagation by seeding and plugs are promoted along with crop production. Students provide an annual production schedule. Lecture two hours weekly; lab three hours weekly.

Prerequisite: HORT 16001 and BSCI 16001.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 36018     LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced landscape construction techniques involved in landscape contracting with an emphasis on the overall layout and planning of a landscape project. Students master and research product documentation, layout plans, written specifications and detailed construction drawings as they pertain to built landscape environments. Specific field site work with real world applications. Lecture two hours weekly; lab 3 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: HORT 26018; and junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 36025     PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN HORTICULTURE (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Investigation into owning and operating a green industry company including customer relations, wholesale and retail marketing, project bidding, potential profit and loss margins, communication requirements, and overall services to public and private clientele.

Prerequisite: HORT 26001 and 26016 and 26018.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

HORT 36034     SPORTS TURF MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Identification of grass plant species; culture and morphology; turf ecology with practical information on turf establishment and cultural practices. Covers issues of design, renovation, and maintenance of sports grounds and facilities. Class requires 20 hours service learning component.

Prerequisite: HORT 26030; and junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 36046     LANDSCAPE DESIGN II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced landscape design looking at overall landscape planning, including site and planting design, site amenities, irrigation design and client needs. Special attention to communication formats such as color rendering and graphics, as well as to overall presentation. Some design modeling and graphic sketching are included.

Prerequisite: HORT 26012 or 26032 or 26046; and junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 36092     INTERNSHIP IN HORTICULTURE (ELR)      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Internship experience in an advanced field of study within the horticulture/green industry, building on the student's understanding of science-based fundamentals. Internship requires a minimum of 210 working hours with an approved public organization or private green industry firm, and 2 hours per week consultation on independent research as approved and supervised by the academic program director. Work includes supporting documentation and written reports as deemed appropriate give the subject studied.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HORT 41096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN HORTICULTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research under the direction of a horticulture faculty/program director mentor. Investigation of specific horticulture topics that build upon previous concentration areas of study.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

HORT 46014     GARDEN CENTER AND NURSERY PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Survey of plant production of container, bare-root, balled-in-burlap plant materials in a nursery setting. Exploration of physiological principles involved, including planting, maturity dates for harvest, shipping, garden center activities and wholesale and retail marketing of stock.

Prerequisite: BSCI 26002 and BMRT 11000; and junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HORT 46092     PRACTICUM IN HORTICULTURE (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) An in-depth individual project, combining field experiences with original research within a green industry niche. Area of interest supports the student's educational goals given their intended concentration of past class work.

Prerequisite: HORT 36092; and junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 16 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Human Services (HSRV)

HSRV 11000     FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

An overview of the roles, history, values, systems, policies, theories and core conceptions of the human services professions across a range of social problems including child abuse and neglect, addictions, poverty, aging, mental health and illness, prevention and corrections, etc., and society’s response through the human service delivery system.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 11001     GROUP METHODS IN HUMAN SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to theory, research and application of the practice, structure and function, analysis, problem solving strategies and skills in working with small groups with respect to the cultural context, types of groups and special populations such as addiction are addressed from a systems perspective within the human services purposes, values and ethics framework.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 11002     SURVEY OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES      3 Credit Hours

A survey of providers at the federal, regional, state and local levels, including services provided and regulations of private and public agencies.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 21000     DYNAMICS OF HELPING RELATIONSHIPS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to communication skills in systems of professional practice with emphasis on skill development in motivational interviewing, principles of effective communication, functions and purposes of communication, active listening, building empathy, establishing therapeutic rapport, case conceptualization and provisions of assistance.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 21001     ASSESSMENT METHODS IN HUMAN SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to client assessment, intervention and evaluation methods for generalist practice within a strengths based recovery model with emphasis on the biopsychosocial development across the lifespan. Understanding of mental illness, addictions, developmental disabilities and the impact of trauma, etc.; utilization of specific assessment skills and tools including: stages of change, level of care, recovery and resiliency, crisis response and de-escalation, etc.

Prerequisite: HST 11000 or HST 21003; or permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 21002     COMMUNITY SUPPORTIVE CASE MANAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY IN HUMAN SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the purposes, intent and activities of a community supportive case manager: assessment, facilitation and coordination of services, linkage, referral, coordination assistance in crisis management and stabilization, outreach, education, training; intervention, support and elimination of barriers to autonomy. Develop an understanding of systems of care; and population characteristics: mental health, addiction, recovery, culture, age, and gender, etc. with emphasis on advocacy in human services practices. Recommend students take HST 21001 in preparation.

Prerequisite: HSRV 11000 or HSRV 21003, or permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 21003     SOCIAL WELFARE IN HUMAN SERVICES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the history and development of social welfare including current federal and state social policy in the deliver of services; understanding of ideologies, values and ethics forming the social services foundation; financial, organizational and administrative structures influencing social services; fields of practice, populations served, mechanisms of poverty, oppression and discrimination; diversity issues in delivery of services and empowering at risk and vulnerable populations. Prerequisites: None

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 21092     INTERNSHIP IN HUMAN SERVICES I (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Supervised field experience in a human service agency totaling equivalent of 315 hours. Joint university-agency supervision.

Prerequisite: Special Approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

HSRV 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMAN SERVICES      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Discussion of a major topic within human services.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

HSRV 21192     INTERNSHIP IN HUMAN SERVICES II (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continued supervised field experience in a human services agency totaling 315 hours equivalent. Joint university-agency supervision. Prerequisites: Special Approval

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Insurance Studies (INS)

INS 29000     INTRODUCTION TO INSURANCE AND RISK      3 Credit Hours

Introduction into the fields of insurance and risk management including, property and casualty, life, health, auto and other types of insurances. Personal and commercial risks are identified and quantified for potential loss.

Prerequisite: ACTT 11000 or BMRT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 39000     INSURANCE LAW, FINANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Next-level insurance and risk management topics including ERM, insurance law and financial statement analysis. Other topics include impact of laws and regulation on insurers and additional elements of life insurance, annuities, IRAs, auto insurance, crime insurance and surety bonds.

Prerequisite: INS 29000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 39001     INSURANCE OPERATIONS (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

A detailed review of the strategic and tactical operations of the insurance industry. Explores the Function and role of insurers, claims management, rate making, financial structures and underwriting.

Prerequisite: INS 39000 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

INS 49000     LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

A detailed review of life and health insurance and their impact on individuals and society. The objective is a familiarization with various life and health products and how these products protect people and their families against financial losses caused by death, accident, sickness or disability.

Prerequisite: INS 39001 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49001     PERSONAL LINES INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

Study of property and casualty personal lines of insurance including automobile, homeowner, dwelling and other residential policies, "toys" such as motor homes, motorcycles and boats, and high-risk plans for earthquake, flood and windstorm.

Prerequisite: INS 39001 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49002     COMMERCIAL INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

Advanced concepts in commercial lines insurance including commercial property, commercial liability, business income, commercial crime and equipment breakdown insurance, commercial auto, workers compensation, business owners and specialty coverages.

Prerequisite: INS 39001 with a grade of C (2.000) or better.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49010     LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE LAW, FINANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Explores enterprise risk management, life and health insurance regulation and legal principles, and the financial operations of life and health insurers. The structure and analysis of life and health insurance contracts are also covered as well as how to buy life insurance. Annuities and IRAs are explained and then contrasted and compared to life insurance products.

Prerequisite: INS 29000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49011     PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE LAW, FINANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Explores enterprise risk management, property and casualty insurance regulation and legal principles, and the financial operations of property and casualty insurers. The structure and analysis of property and casualty insurance contracts are also covered. Additionally, crime insurance and surety bonds are explained as are the societal impacts of auto accident injuries.

Prerequisite: INS 29000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49020     LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE OPERATIONS (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Offers a detailed study of the strategic and tactical operations of life and health insurance industry players. It explores the roles of insurers as well as their key functional areas including underwriting, marketing, distribution, claims management and rate making. Corporate finance and both GAAP and SAAP accounting are studied as is the preparation and analysis of life and health statutory annual financial statements. Life and health reinsurance and regulation are also explored.

Prerequisite: INS 49010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

INS 49021     PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE OPERATIONS (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Offers a detailed study of the strategic and tactical operations of property and casualty insurance industry players. Explores the roles of insurers as well as their key functional areas including underwriting, marketing, distribution, claims management and rate making. Corporate finance and both GAAP and SAAP accounting are studied as is the preparation and analysis of property and casualty statutory annual financial statements. Property and casualty reinsurance and regulation are also explored.

Prerequisite: INS 49011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

INS 49030     LIFE INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of life insurance and its impact on individuals and society. Students gain a strong understanding of life insurer operations (including compliance, rate making, underwriting, claims and distribution), life insurance products and policy contracts. They also learn how these products protect people and businesses against the financial losses resulting from death or disability.

Prerequisite: INS 49020 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49031     HEALTH INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of health insurance and its impact on individuals and society. Students gain a strong understanding of health insurer operations (including compliance, rate making, underwriting, claims and distribution), health insurance products and policy contracts. Both individual and group products are examined. Students also learn how health insurance products protect people and businesses against the financial losses related to sickness and accidents.

Prerequisite: INS 49020 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49032     ADVANCED TOPICS IN LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

Investigates selected topics in life and health insurance either not covered, or not in depth, in other life and health insurance courses within the insurance studies degree program. This includes ICD, CPT and Level II coding systems and the nomenclature, language and terms used in medical billing environments. Students also learn about OSHA, HIPAA, PPACA, electronic medical records and other current topics relevant to health insurance compliance, underwriting and claim functions. Additionally, contemporary topics relevant to both life and health insurance are addressed to ensure students are up to date on the industry's most current challenges and opportunities 000)

Prerequisite: INS 49030 and 49031 both with a minimum grade of C (2.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49041     PERSONAL LINES PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

Covers all property and casualty personal lines of insurance including automobile, homeowners and other residential policies. Also examined are watercraft, RV, mobile home and personal umbrella products. Also explores personal lines profitability, pricing and portfolio management. 000)

Prerequisite: INS 49021 with a minimum grade of C (2.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49042     COMMERCIAL LINES PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

Covers all property and casualty commercial lines of insurance including building and personal property and causes of loss forms, business income insurance, crime, equipment breakdown, aviation, marine and ocean cargo. Also covers commercial general liability, business auto, garage and motor carrier products, workers compensation and employers liability, environmental, cyber and terrorism insurance along with management and professional liability and business owners (BOP) policies. The factors affecting rates for these products are also explored.

Prerequisite: INS 49021 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49043     ADVANCED TOPICS IN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE      3 Credit Hours

Investigates selected topics in property and casualty insurance either not covered, or not covered in depth, in other property and casualty insurance courses within the insurance studies degree program. This includes E&S, RPGs, Catastrophic coverages, as well as insurance agency operations, reinsurance and technology. Medical coding nomenclature, language and terms are also explored. Additionally, contemporary topics relevant to property and casualty insurance are addressed to ensure students are up to date on the industry's most current challenges and opportunities.

Prerequisite: INS 49041 and 49042 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

INS 49092     INSURANCE PRACTICUM GENERAL (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course requires an on-sight internship and/or a project with an insurance related organization approved by the Instructor.

Prerequisite: INS 39000 and 39001; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

INS 49192     PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE PRACTICUM (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit 2 times) Requires an on-site internship and/or project with a property and/or casualty insurance related organization approved by the Instructor.

Prerequisite: INS 49011 and 49021 both with a minimum grade of C (2.000) and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

INS 49292     LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PRACTICUM (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit 2 times) Requires an on-site internship and/or project with a life and/or health insurance related organization approved by the Instructor.

Prerequisite: INS 49010 and 49020 both with a minimum grade of C (2.000); and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 21 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Mechanical Engineering and Related Technology (MERT)

MERT 12000     ENGINEERING DRAWING      3 Credit Hours

Engineering drawing principles and techniques: orthographic projection, sketching, sections, auxiliary views, dimensioning and conventional practices.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 12001     COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Introduces 3D modeling techniques to design and draft mechanical components and assemblies.

Prerequisite: MERT 12000.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: CTAG Mechanical Engineering Technology, TAG Engineering Technology

MERT 12004     MANUFACTURING PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

Introduces students to the various manufacturing processes such as extrusion, molding, forging, casting, stamping, piercing, joining and finishing. Investigates the various ways parts are made from the vast array of materials available.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: CTAG Mechanical Engineering Technology, TAG Engineering Technology

MERT 12005     PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS      3 Credit Hours

Covers the chemical and physical properties of engineering materials such as metals (ferous and non-ferous), polymers, ceramics and composites. Students learn the mechanical and physical properties of materials, and the effects that manufacturing processes have on the material's properties.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

MERT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Independent,in depth research of a mechanical engineering technology topic supervised and coordinated by an engineering technology faculty member.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 22003     COMPUTER-AIDED TOOL DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Tool design practices and procedures including materials, commercial standards, cutting tools, drill jigs, fixtures, dies and gauges using computer-aided design.

Prerequisite: MERT 12001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 22004     MECHANICS AND MACHINE DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Machine design procedures including static and dynamic stresses, stress concentrations, design considerations. Design of keys, pins, fasteners, welds, power transmission devices and related components.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 22005     STATICS      3 Credit Hours

Basic vector mechanics, calculation of reactions from applied forces, drawing free body diagrams, working with equations of equilibrium, analysis of simple structures, calculating mass properties and forces due to friction.

Prerequisite: None.

Corequisite: MATH 19002.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

MERT 22007     STRENGTH OF MATERIALS      3 Credit Hours

Covers taking the stresses induced into members due to applied loading, and coupled with mass properties of the sections, designing members to safely carry the loads. Types of stresses considered are tensile, compressive, shear, bending, torsional and combined.

Prerequisite: MERT 22005.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

MERT 22009     ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY PROJECT      2 Credit Hours

A practical, hands-on experience which emphasizes the integration of analytical and design skills acquired in companion courses. Students will work in teams under direct faculty supervision. Engineering communication such as reports and oral presentations are covered. The capstone design projects include creative and challenging projects within the engineering discipline.

Prerequisite: EERT 22014.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 22012     FLUID POWER      3 Credit Hours

Fluid properties, kinematics of fluid flow, momentum, viscosity, conservation of energy in fluid flow, industrial hydraulics and gas laws.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

MERT 22095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Special topics in mechanical engineering technology.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 42000     THERMODYNAMICS FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Includes the study of the first and second laws of thermodynamics with a detailed study of various types of heat engines. Additional topics include principles of heat transfer and energy management.

Prerequisite: PHY 13001 and 13002 or PHY 13011 and 13012.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 43001     DYANMICS FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Kinematics and kinetics of particles; Newton’s laws; energy and momentum methods; system of particles; kinematics and kinetics of planar motions of rigid bodies; plane motion of rigid bodies; mechanical vibrations.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002 or PHY 13012.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MERT 43092     ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum to 6 credit hours) Supervised work experience. One credit hour for 50 work hours.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3.33-10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MFGT)

MFGT 12010     SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE      2 Credit Hours

Topics include Ohio general industry safety requirements. Discussion will include all workshops and factories, metal casting, steel mills, and rubber and plastic industries.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MFGT 13001     COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Lathe and mill computer numerical control (CNC) programming: conversational, M & G codes. Manual data input and off-line programming: offsets, cutter compensation, linear, circular and helical interpolation.

Prerequisite: MERT 12000 and MERT 12004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MFGT 21001     STANDARD DESIGN PRACTICE FOR MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of fundamental machine design components. Discussion will include keys, fasteners, pulleys, gears, chains, bearings, power transmission equipment and associated topics.

Prerequisite: EERT 22002 and MERT 12001 and MERT 12005.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MFGT 22014     ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS      3 Credit Hours

Advanced course in PLC program design and implementation. Emphasis on Boolean logic. Project definition and completion.

Prerequisite: EERT 22013.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MFGT 23001     COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING      3 Credit Hours

Theory and application of computer-aided manufacturing. Generation of CNC code using CAM applications both from CAD drawings and directly from CAM package.

Prerequisite: MFGT 13001 and MERT 12001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Nursing Technology (NRST)

NRST 10001     FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING AGENCY      5 Credit Hours

Development of basic nursing skills and physical assessment. The student will begin implementation of the nursing process using universal self-care requisites as an organizational framework.

Prerequisite: nursing technology (NRST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 4.67 lab, 4.33 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: CTAG Nursing/Associate Degree

NRST 10003     NURSING AGENCY I      6 Credit Hours

Emphasizes broad concepts common to nursing practice. Increasingly complex skills are introduced. Care focuses on simple therapeutic self-care demands.

Prerequisite: Prerequisites: Minimum C grade in BSCI 11010 and NRST 10001 and UC 10097: and CHEM 10055 or CHEM 10050: and a minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and nursing technology (NRST) major. Minimum C grade in BSCI 11010 and NRST 10001 and UC 10097: and CHEM 10055 or CHEM 10050: and a minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and nursing technology (NRST) major.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3.5 lecture, 3 lab, 4.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: CTAG Nursing/Associate Degree

NRST 10006     LPN TO ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING TRANSITION      3 Credit Hours

Course is designed for the LPN's advanced placement to the nursing program. It includes content areas from all first year nursing courses and will have both a theory and a campus lab. Orem's theory is introduced emphasizing the assessment of the client's self-care assets and self-care deficits.

Prerequisite: minimum 2.700 cumulative GPA; and nursing technology (NRST) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 10008     PARAMEDIC TO ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING TRANSITION      5 Credit Hours

Serves to validate prior learning, update and enhance the student's knowledge, begin the process of role transition, and prepare the student for advanced placement into the ADN program.

Prerequisite: minimum 2.700 cumulative GPA; and nursing technology (NRST) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3.5 lecture, 1.83 lab, 2.67 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 10009     BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Identify and apply the basic principles of pharmacology to client care. Explore pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacology-related math, drug classification, and safe preparation and administration of medications. D.N.) (NRST), Nursing (B.S.E.) (NURS), Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology (OCAT), Physical Therapist Assistant Technology (PTST), Radiologic Technology (RADT) or Respiratory Therapy Technology (RTT) major or permission of instructor.

Prerequisite: Nursing (A.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 10010     THERAPEUTIC USE OF SELF      1 Credit Hour

Focus is on the self-care of individuals with emphasis on understanding human relationships in the promotion of self-care. Culture, values and past experiences as factors in communication are explored.

Prerequisite: NRST 10001 with a minimum grade of C (2.000); admission to the nursing technology (NRST) major; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 20205     PSYCHOSOCIAL SELF CARE DEFICITS      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on providing mental health nursing care utilizing the nursing process for the emotionally ill client, family, and community with psychiatric mental health needs. Emphasis is placed on understanding holistic human needs and promotion of the professional therapeutic nurse-client relationship.

Prerequisite: NRST 10003; and NRST 10010; and PSYC 11762; and NUTR 23511 or NURT 33512; and BSCI 11020 all with minimum C grades; and 2.000 overall GPA; and Nursing ADN major.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, .333 lab, 2.667 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 20206     NURSING AGENCY II      5 Credit Hours

Nursing care of adults with intermediate therapeutic self-care demands. Emphasis is placed on the nurse as a provider of care.

Prerequisite: BSCI 11020; and BSCI 20021; and NRST 10003; and NRST 10010; and PSYC 11762; and NUTR 23511 or NUTR 33512 all with a minimum C grade; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and Nursing ADN major.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2.5 lecture, 1.5 lab, 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 20207     PSYCHOSOCIAL SELF-CARE DEFICITS      4 Credit Hours

Focus is on providing mental health nursing care utilizing the nursing process for the emotionally ill client, family, and community with psychiatric mental health needs. Emphasis is place on understanding holistic human needs and promotion of the professional therapeutic nurse-client relationships.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in NRST 10003 and NUTR 33512 and PSYC 11762; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and nursing technology (NRST) major.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, .333 lab, 2.667 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 20208     NURSING AGENCY III      6 Credit Hours

Nursing care of individuals with complex therapeutic self-care demands. Emphasis is placed on the nurse as provider and manager of patient care.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in NRST 20205 and NRST 20206 and NURS 20950; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and nursing technology (NRST) major.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, .5 lab, 8.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 20209     MATERNAL/NEWBORN DEVELOPMENT SELF-CARE      2 Credit Hours

Nursing care of the expectant and newly-delivered family. The nursing approach acknowledges the mother's self-care abilities and dependent care agent role. Health deviations related to childbearing are incorporated.

Prerequisite: NRST 10003; and NRST 10010; and BSCI 11020; and BSCI 20021; and PSYC 11762; and NURS 20950; and NUTR 23511 or NUTR 33512; and cumulative GPA of 2.000 or higher; and nursing technology (NRST) majors.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 20210     CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SELF-CARE      2 Credit Hours

Family-centered nursing care of children. Developmental self-care requisites and common health deviations are emphasized.

Prerequisite: minimum C grade in NRST 20205 and NRST 20206 and NURS 20950; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, .4 lab, 2.6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS      2-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Scheduled topic of interest to students and faculty.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NRST 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN NURSING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a total of 18 hours) Readings and/or investigation of nursing topics supervised by nursing faculty.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Occupational Therapy Asst Technology (OCAT)

OCAT 10000     FOUNDATIONS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to basic theoretical concepts, professional development, profession of occupational therapy, its place in the health care system, and the role and function of the Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 10001     OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE SKILLS II      3 Credit Hours

Development of the OT practice skills in therapeutic use of occupation, including crafts, activity analysis, and basic documentation.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10003 with minimum C grade.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 10002     THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES I - PSYCHOSOCIAL      4 Credit Hours

Application of occupational therapy skills and techniques in treatment programs, concerned with psychosocial dysfunction.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10003 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 10003     OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE SKILLS LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Development of basic assessment and intervention ski8lls as related to clients with physical and mental disabilities.

Prerequisite: occupational therapist assistant technology (OCAT) majors; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 10004     OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT TERMINOLOGY      1 Credit Hour

An introduction to key terms utilized in occupational therapy and rehabilitation settings. emphasis is on increasing professional understanding of occupational therapy terminology including related medical terminology found in professional documentation. Student is introduced to Occupational Therapy Practice Framework terminology.

Prerequisite: occupational therapy assistant technology (OCAT) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 10010     PROFESSIONALISM IN HEALTHCARE      1 Credit Hour

Provides information concerning professional behaviors, character traits, work ethics and communication skills that OTAs will need as they interact with other healthcare professionals. Students need to understand the importance of being professional, competent, ethical and legal.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 10092     THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES - FIELDWORK 1A (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

Under the supervision of personnel in selected facilities or agencies, the student will apply knowledge, skills and techniques acquired in the concurrent OCAT therapeutic technique courses. 000)

Prerequisite: OCAT 10003 with a minimum grade of C (2.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 5.6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

OCAT 12000     OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE PREPARATION      1 Credit Hour

This course will inform students on how to prepare for their national certification exam and apply for licensure in preparation for practice as occupational therapy assistants. Content will include a brief review of OT concepts and theories, test taking and study strategies, and practice of simulated exam questions. Prerequisites: OCAT 20006

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 20000     THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES II - PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION I      4 Credit Hours

Application of occupational therapy skills and techniques in treatment programs, specifically concerned with physical dysfunctions.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C (2.000) in OCAT 10001 and OCAT 10002.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 20001     OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to management and leadership issues in occupational therapy practice, including ethics, licensure, reimbursement related to practice settings, research and skills required for performance of administrative tasks in an occupational therapy department.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10002.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 20003     OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE SKILLS III      3 Credit Hours

Development of the occupational therapy practice skills including therapeutic use of occupation, leisure, adapting equipment and environment, therapeutic exercises, activity analysis and documentation.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10001 and OCAT 10002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 20004     THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES III - DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES      3 Credit Hours

Application of occupational therapy skills and techniques applied to patients/clients with developmental disabilities.

Prerequisite: OCAT 20000.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 20006     THERAPY TECHNIQUES IV-PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTION II      3 Credit Hours

Continued application of occupational therapy skills and techniques in treatment programs in the area of physical dysfunction.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) OCAT 10002 and OCAT 20000.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 20092     THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES - FIELDWORK 1B (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

Under the supervision of personnel in selected healthcare facilities or agencies, the student will apply knowledge, skills, and techniques acquired in the concurrent OCAT therapeutic techniques course.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10000 and OCAT 10002.

Corequisite: OCAT 20000.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 5.6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

OCAT 20192     CLINICAL APPLICATIONS I      4 Credit Hours

Under the supervision of personnel in selected healthcare agencies, the student will apply knowledge, skills and techniques acquired in prior OCAT courses.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10000 and 10001 and 10002 and 20000 and 20001 and 20003 and 20006 all with grade of "C" or better.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

OCAT 20292     CLINICAL APPLICATIONS II      4 Credit Hours

Under the supervision of personnel in selected healthcare agencies, the student will apply knowledge, skills and techniques acquired in prior OCAT courses.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10000, OCAT 10001, OCAT10002, OCAT 20000, OCAT 20001, OCAT 20003 and OCAT 20006.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

OCAT 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable maximum 6 times for credit) Special topics in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology; topics announced when scheduled.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10003.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OCAT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual study in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology and related fields; open to OCAT majors.

Prerequisite: OCAT 10003.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Office Technology (OTEC)

OTEC 16620     WORD PROCESSING I      3 Credit Hours

Builds expertise in creating business documents applying the basic features of popular word processing software. Emphasis on hands on experience.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16621     WORD PROCESSING II      3 Credit Hours

Design and create documents by using advanced features of word processing software.

Prerequisite: OTEC 16620.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16625     BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Development and production of professional computer-projected presentation materials using popular software. Includes use of graphic design techniques, color layout design principles and transparencies.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16638     GOOGLE APPLICATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to Google Applications. Students will learn to create, modify and manage the various Google Applications; utilize Google Drive; and learn to apply Google Application skills in the work environment and for personal use.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16639     DATABASE APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Concepts, terminology and use of current database software to manage and retrieve business information. Emphasis on hands-on experiences.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16640     ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Provides the student with the skills and knowledge on creating advanced queries, forms and reports. Students learn how to customize, automate and secure the database structure.

Prerequisite: OTEC 16639 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16680     COMPUTER KEYBOARDING      1 Credit Hour

Basic keyboarding course using computers for students having no previous keyboarding instruction or a speed of less than 30 words a minute. To pass the course students must keyboard above 30 words a minute for three minutes with no more than three errors.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26611     SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Use of electronic spreadsheets from beginning to advanced applications that may prepare for software certification.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26622     DESKTOP PUBLISHING I      3 Credit Hours

Study and application of the principles of proper document design using high-end desktop publishing software for newsletters, brochures, reports, forms and other computer-based business documents.

Prerequisite: OTEC 16620.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26623     DESKTOP PUBLISHING II      3 Credit Hours

High-end layout design and illustration software. Includes advanced documents, Web publishing, makeovers, computer graphic concepts and formatting, image editing techniques and the use of color.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26622.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26635     ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Explores how office professionals can apply resource management skills to the areas of space/workflow, forms, budgetary control, staff and materials supplies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26636     PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      1 Credit Hour

Provides the basic tools needed to effectively manage projects and to automate and streamline such functions as resource allocation, work scheduling and communication. Project management software is used in the course.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26638     BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Theory and application of oral and written business communication with emphasis on business letters, reports, employment process, visual presentations and electronic communications. Basic word processing skills are suggested.

Prerequisite: ENG 11011 or HONR 10197.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26640     CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Current trends and technology for the marketplace from an end user perspective.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26650     MEDICAL BILLING PROCEDURES      3 Credit Hours

Introductory course in the preparation of various medical documents and forms in the health care industry. Use of computers and various word processing software is included. This course requires a 30 clock hour internship.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26655; and OTEC 26656.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26655     ICD CODING      3 Credit Hours

Basic medical coding using the current version of the ICD classification system and nomenclature.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26651 or HED 14020.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26656     CPT CODING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to coding rules for the CPT and Level II coding systems, incorporating and applying ICD rules to code patient services.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26655.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26691     SEMINAR FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      3 Credit Hours

Refines job search strategies, integrates coursework with realistic office settings, presents interpersonal and ethical issues, provides outreach activities, and emphases career management.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26692     INTERNSHIP FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours)Supervised field experience of ten hours per week paid or seven hours per week unpaid in a business environment functioning as an administrative professional.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and 2.000 GPA or better in major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 7 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

OTEC 26695     SPECIAL TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Special topics in information technology topics for administrative professionals.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26696     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent, in-depth research of an office technology topic supervised and coordinated by a program faculty member.

Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of OTEC courses and special approval from a full-time office technology faculty member.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Physical Therapist Assist Tech (PTST)

PTST 10000     INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT      1 Credit Hour

Introduces the physical therapy profession; current and historical physical therapist practice; and the role, responsibilities and expectations of a Physical Therapist Assistant.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 10001     PRINCIPLES OF PATIENT CARE IN PHYSICAL THERAPY      4 Credit Hours

Students develop an understanding of the underlying principles of basic physical therapy procedures and the applications of these concepts in the physical therapy setting.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 10002     ANALYSIS OF MOVEMENT      4 Credit Hours

Function of the human body with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system. Gross body measurements.

Prerequisite: Physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 10003     CLINICAL CONDITIONS I      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to the pathology, treatment and clinical implications for medical conditions commonly encountered in PT practice: Integumentary, cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine and digestive systems.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 10004     PHYSICAL THERAPY PROCEDURES I      4 Credit Hours

Theory and techniques of treatment procedures with emphasis on modalities. Maintenance of equipment and supplies.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 10010     TRANSITIONS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY      8 Credit Hours

Validates prior learning in the course content of PTST 10002, 10004, 20003, 20004; builds knowledge necessary for the physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) degree; and prepares students who have previously completed an approved allied health program for advanced placement in PTST. Students successfully competing this course with a grade of C (2.000) or better will receive six (6) transfer credit hours.

Prerequisite: Physical Therapist Assistant Technology Athletic Trainers Transistions concentration (PTST-ATT) and special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 7 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 11005     PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE I      2 Credit Hours

Learn the essentials of safe, ethical, legal, and value-based behaviors in patient care. Acquire documentation skills and prepare for clinical education.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 11092     CLINICAL EDUCATION I (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

Observes and participate in providing selected physical therapy services under the direct supervision of a licensed PT or PTA.

Prerequisite: PTST 11005; and physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

PTST 20001     THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATIONS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY      1 Credit Hour

Focus on understanding human behavior. Emotional needs of individuals. Therapeutic use of self. Development of communication skills and interpersonal relationships.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 20003     CLINICAL CONDITIONS II      2 Credit Hours

Study of medical conditions commonly encountered in the practice of Physical Therapy. The focus is on orthopedic, psychiatric, and geriatric illnesses, disorders, and diseases. Pharmacology interventions are also covered.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 20004     PHYSICAL THERAPY PROCEDURES II      4 Credit Hours

Basic principles, therapeutic effects and techniques of therapeutic exercises used in Physical Therapy practice.

Prerequisite: PTST 10002; and admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Technology major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 20006     PHYSICAL REHABILITATION PROCEDURES      4 Credit Hours

Principles and techniques of therapeutic interventions for rehabilitation in physical therapy practice.

Prerequisite: PTST 20004 and BSCI 11020; and physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 20008     CLINICAL CONDITIONS III      2 Credit Hours

Discussion of neurological pathologies across the lifespan, treatment of the medically complex patient and functional testing for the geriatric patient.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable maximum 6 times for credit) Special topics in Physical Therapist Assistant Technology; topics announced when scheduled.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable maximum 6 times for credit) Individual study in physical therapist assistant technology and related fields; open to PTST majors.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 22005     PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE II      2 Credit Hours

Understand the current professional, legal, and regulatory implications in the provision of PT services.

Prerequisite: PTST 11005; and physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 22007     PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE III      2 Credit Hours

Preparation for licensure, employment and career development as a physical therapist assistant.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 22010     TRANSITIONS TO PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE      2 Credit Hours

Athletic Trainers transitioning to physical therapy practice prepare for employment and licensure. Explores reimbursement regulations, evidence based practice, and various topics related to health care systems, and discuss current topics in the practice of physical therapy.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

PTST 22092     CLINICAL EDUCATION PRACTICUM II (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

Provide physical therapy services under the direct supervision of a licensed PT or PTA.

Prerequisite: PTST 11005 with a minimum grade of C (2.000); and PTST 11092 with a grade of satisfactory; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

PTST 22392     ATHLETIC TRAINING PLUS PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT CLINICAL EDUCATION PRACTICUM (ELR)      4 Credit Hours

Provide physical therapy services of an entry-level physical therapist assistant, under the supervision of a licensed PT or PTA.

Prerequisite: PTST 11005 with a minimum grade of C (2.000); and PTST 11092; and special approval.

Corequisite: PTST 22010.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 480 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

PTST 23092     CLINICAL EDUCATION PRACTICUM III (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

Provide physical therapy services of an entry-level physical therapist assistant, under the supervision of a licensed PT or PTA.

Prerequisite: physical therapist assistant technology (PTST) major; and PTST 11005; and PTST 22092; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 10 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Radiologic and Imaging Science (RIS)

RIS 34001     INTRODUCTION TO DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY      1 Credit Hour

Provides an introduction to diagnostic medical sonography. The course orients new students to the profession. Topics covered include basic sonographic principles, scanning technique, and introduction patient management techniques.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34003     RADIATION THERAPY PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE I      3 Credit Hours

An overview of cancer, radiation therapy and its physical and technical aspects. Includes the roles/responsibilities of the therapist, treatment parameters, documentation and delivery of patient care, education and procedures.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 34030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 34004     RADIATION THERAPY PATIENT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Provides the basic concepts in patient assessment and evaluation. Includes communication skills, infection control, nutrition, medications, exams ,emergencies, patient transfer techniques, medical ethics and law as applied to radiation therapy.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 34030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 34008     RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to radiation therapy physics, including the fundamentals of atomic structure, radiation properties, radiation production, radiation quality, interactions of radiation with matter and principles of radiation detectors.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 34030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34030     RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL EDUCATION I      1 Credit Hour

Observation and supervised clinical education with emphasis on administering radiation therapy treatments and patient care.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2.5 lab, 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 34040     PATIENT MANAGEMENT IN DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY      3 Credit Hours

Methods of patient management in diagnostic medical sonography are examined with emphasis on patient communication, clinical assessment, medical legal aspects, medical records, emergencies, pharmacology, safety issues, ethics and critical thinking.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) majors.

Corequisite: RIS 34045.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34042     ABDOMINAL SONOGRAPHY I      3 Credit Hours

Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the abdomen; instrumentation and scanning techniques; normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of abdominal structures will be presented.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 34045.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34044     ULTRASOUND PHYSICS AND INSTRUMENTATION      3 Credit Hours

Ultrasound principles to include interaction of sound with matter, propagation of sound in tissue, physical units, transducer parameters, image storage and display, quality assurance, bioeffects, image artifacts and physical principles of doppler.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 34045.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34045     ULTRASOUND CLINICAL EDUCATION I      2 Credit Hours

Provides clinical education and experience at a lab and clinical site to allow students the opportunity to practice skills necessary to obtain high quality sonographic images, to alter protocols on patients and to identify image quality problems. Content includes sonography of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and spleen.

Prerequisite: radiologic imaging science (RIS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab, 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 34052     ABDOMINAL SONOGRAPHY II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of RIS 34042; anatomy, physiology and pathology of the abdomen; instrumentation and sonographic scanning techniques; normal and abnormal sonographic appearance of abdominal structures will be presented.

Prerequisite: RIS 34042 and radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34060     ULTRASOUND CLINICAL EDUCATION II      4 Credit Hours

Provides clinical education and experience at a clinical site to allow students the opportunity to practice skills necessary to obtain high quality sonographic images, to alter protocols based on patients and to identify image quality problems. Content includes sonography of the abdominal vessels, kidneys, adrenal glands, lymphatics and gynecologic pelvis.

Prerequisite: RIS 34045.

Corequisite: RIS 34052.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab, 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 34062     OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY SONOGRAPHY I      3 Credit Hours

Anatomy and pathophysiology of the non-pregnant female pelvis; instrumentation and scanning techniques; normal and abnormal sonographic appearances; and findings of the female reproductive tract are covered.

Prerequisite: RIS 34045 and radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34065     ULTRASOUND CLINICAL EDUCATION III      1 Credit Hour

Provides clinical education and experience at clinical sites to allow students the opportunity to practice skills necessary to obtain high quality sonographic images, to alter protocols based on patients and to evaluate image quality. Content includes first, second and third trimester obstetric sonography.

Prerequisite: RIS 34062.

Corequisite: RIS 44072.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab, 8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 34082     SMALL PARTS SONOGRAPHY      1 Credit Hour

Anatomy and pathophysiology of superficial structures; instrumentation and scanning techniques; normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of superficial structures; correlation with laboratory findings and other imaging modalities are presented.

Prerequisite: RIS 34083 and radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34083     SECTIONAL ANATOMY IN MEDICAL IMAGING      3 Credit Hours

Presentation of sectional anatomy of the body in the transverse (axial), sagittal and coronal planes as seen in medical images in CT, MRI and diagnostic medical sonography.

Prerequisite: BSCI 11010 and BSCI 11020; or BSCI 21010 and BSCI 21020; and radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34084     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SECTIONAL ANATOMY I      2 Credit Hours

Presentation of sectional anatomy of the human body in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Includes orientation of organs and structures and pathological processes present in images.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 34086     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SECTIONAL ANATOMY II      2 Credit Hours

Presentation of sectional anatomy of the human body in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Includes orientation of organs and structures and pathological processes present in images as seen in the extremities.

Prerequisite: RIS 34084 and radiologic and imaging science (RIS) majors.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 41095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN RADIOLOGIC AND IMAGING SCIENCES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Courses will consist of various topics in medical imaging designed to enhance learning outcomes.

Prerequisite: Radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44000     INTRODUCTION TO RADIATION THERAPY      2 Credit Hours

An introduction to patient care techniques and clinical procedures for freshman entry students admitted to the RIS major in radiation therapy. Prerequisite: RIS major

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44003     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING CLINICAL EDUCATION I      2 Credit Hours

Students observe and become acquainted with MRI equipment and procedures at the clinical education setting and apply knowledge of physics, MRI safety and patient care. Students begin to perform some procedures under direct supervision of MRI technologists. Students attend clinicals 15 hours per week.

Prerequisite: Radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 5 lab, 10 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44004     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY CLINICAL EDUCATION I      2 Credit Hours

Provides clinical education and experience at a clinical setting to allow the student the opportunity to become proficient in skills necessary to obtain quality images, to alter protocols based on patient pathology or physical condition, and to identify image quality problems and to make appropriate corrections under direct supervision of a CT Technologist.

Prerequisite: Radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 5 lab, 10 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44009     RADIATION THERAPY PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE II      2 Credit Hours

Examines the multidisciplinary treatment approaches. Consists of advanced topics in therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and surgery for combined modalities, for benign conditions, for emergencies and for managing side effects.

Prerequisite: RIS 34003.

Corequisite: RIS 44053.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44018     RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of the principles of radiation therapy physics and the study of photon beam dosimetry, electron beam dosimetry and treatment planning.

Prerequisite: RIS 34008.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44021     PATIENT MANAGEMENT IN COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY      2 Credit Hours

Provides knowledge about care-giving skills for patients undergoing CT exams. Information includes effective communication, problem-solving techniques, patient safety/comfort ,patient preparation, monitoring, contrast agents and venipuncture.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44025     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) CLINICAL EDUCATION I      3 Credit Hours

Provides clinical education at a clinical site so students can observe and become familiar with CT equipment and procedures,and apply knowledge of physics and patient care. Students begin to perform some CT procedures under direct supervision of CT technologists..

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44027     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) CLINICAL EDUCATION II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of RIS 44025. Students apply knowledge of physics, patient care, sectional anatomy and pathology in the performance of CT clinical competency exams. Students act more independently using critical thinking skills.

Prerequisite: RIS 44025.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44028     RADIATION THERAPY RADIOBIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Establishes a foundation in radiation biology for radiation therapy. Cell biology and its response to radiation are reviewed as well as the effect of radiation on pathology and body systems.

Prerequisite: RIS 44018.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44029     RADIATION THERAPY PATHOLOGY I      3 Credit Hours

General overview of various disease processes with emphasis on cancer types. Includes epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, metastases, histology, tumor grading, staging, detection, screening and diagnosis, treatment, side effects and prognosis of malignancies of the head and neck, central nervous, respiratory, digestive, and female reproductive systems.

Prerequisite: RIS 34003 and 34083.

Corequisite: RIS 44053.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44030     PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY I      2 Credit Hours

Computer fundamentals, operations and applications of CT equipment. Principles of CT system operation and components, image processing and display and image quality.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44031     PATIENT MANAGEMENT IN MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING      2 Credit Hours

Provides information on the role of the MRI technologist in maintaining patient safety and comfort as well as personal and co-worker safety. MR contrast agents and venipuncture will be studied. Includes problem solving with diverse patient types.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44003.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44033     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES      1 Credit Hour

Integrates concepts of computed tomography including patient care, imaging procedures, physics and instrumentation in preparation for national certification examination in computed tomography.

Prerequisite: RIS 34084 and 44030 and 44047.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44035     MRI CLINICAL EDUCATION I      3 Credit Hours

Students observe and become familiar with MRI equipment and procedures, and apply knowledge of physics, MRI safety and patient care. Students begin to perform some procedures under direct supervision of technologists.

Prerequisite: Radiologic and Imaging Sciences (RIS) major; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44036     MRI CLINICAL EDUCATION II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of RIS 44035. Students apply knowledge of physics, patient care, anatomy and pathology when performing clinical competency exams as well as quality assurance procedures. Some applications to special procedure exams.

Prerequisite: RIS 44035.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44037     MRI CLINICAL EDUCATION III      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of RIS 44036. Students use critical thinking skills in performing MRI exams in the clinical setting and solve problems in a more independent manner. Students complete all required clinical competency exams.

Prerequisite: RIS 44036.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44038     RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS III      3 Credit Hours

Covers concepts of radioactivity and brachytherapy. Describes specialized treatment units Discussion of human resource, therapy department budgets and billing, accreditation, certification, professional societies.

Prerequisite: RIS 44018.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44041     RADIATION THERAPY QUALITY MANAGEMENT      2 Credit Hours

Provides overview of quality management programs and continuing quality improvement in radiation therapy. Topics include validity of quality assurance checks, chart checks, image checks, testing on simulators, linear accelerators and brachytheraphy sources.

Prerequisite: RIS 44018.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44042     RADIATION THERAPY PATHOLOGY II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Radiation Therapy Pathology I to include epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, metastases, histology, tumor grading, staging, detection, screening and diagnosis, treatment, side effects and prognosis of malignancies of the male reproductive, urinary, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, integumentary and musculoskeletal systems as well as pediatric solid malignancies.

Prerequisite: RIS 34083 and 44029.

Corequisite: RIS 44056.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44043     RADIATION THERAPY PRINCIPLES/PRACTICE III      3 Credit Hours

Review and testing of major subject areas from all radiation therapy courses to prepare students to successfully pass the national certification exam based on the content specifications from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Prerequisites: RIS 44009 and 44018 and 44028 and 44042.

Prerequisite: RIS 44013 and radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44044     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING PROCEDURES I      2 Credit Hours

Provides the imaging techniques related to the body, special clinical applications, coil selection, scan sequences, protocols, positioning criteria, normal and abnormal anatomical and pathologic structures and signal characteristics for all areas of the body except extremities and vascular areas.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44003.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44045     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING PROCEDURES II      2 Credit Hours

Provides the imaging techniques related to the body, special clinical applications, coil selection, scan sequences, protocols, positioning criteria, normal and abnormal anatomical and pathologic structures and signal characteristics for the extremities and vascular areas.

Prerequisite: RIS 44044 and radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44063.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44046     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING TECHNIQUES      1 Credit Hour

Integrates concepts of magnetic resonance imaging including patient care, imaging procedures, data acquisitions and processing as well as principles of image formation.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44047     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PROCEDURES I      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to CT procedures with scanning protocols, positioning and non-contrast anatomy.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44048     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PROCEDURES II      2 Credit Hours

Overview of the procedures presented in CT Procedures I course, anatomy as seen on scans both with and without contrast media, advanced processing, and advanced imaging procedures.O Prerequisite: RIS 44047.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44049     PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY II      1 Credit Hour

Image post processing, image quality, radiation dose in CT, 3-D CT imaging, virtual reality CT, Cardiac Scoring, Positron Emission Tomography and CT Scanners, Pediatric Imaging and Quality Assurance techniques are presented.

Prerequisite: RIS 44030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44051     MAGNETIC RESONANCE EQUIPMENT AND IMAGE ACQUISITION I      2 Credit Hours

Develops and understanding of the physics of MR image acquisition and the hardware used. Provides information in the use and manipulation of the instrumentation and technical parameters used in the generation of images. Establishes safety procedures.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging science (RIS) major.

Corequisite: RIS 44003.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44052     MAGNETIC RESONANCE EQUIPMENT AND IMAGE ACQUISITION II      2 Credit Hours

Develops an understanding of MR image acquisittion and the hardware used. Provides information in the use and manipulation of the hardware and technical parameters used in the generation of images. Reviews safety special applications such as advanced imaging techniques. Enables the student to maximize MR image quality.

Prerequisite: RIS 44051 and radiologic and imaging science (RIS) majors.

Corequisite: RIS 44063.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44053     RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL EDUCATION II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education I with emphasis on clinical practice of treatment techniques and planning.

Prerequisite: RIS 34030.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44054     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY CLINICAL EDUCATION II      2 Credit Hours

Provides continued clinical education and experience at a clinical setting to allow the student the opportunity to become proficient in skills necessary to obtain quality images, to alter protocols based on patient pathology or physical condition, and to identify image quality problems and to make appropriate corrections under direct supervision of a CT Technologist. Student attends clinical education setting for 15 hours per week for 15 weeks.

Prerequisite: RIS 44004.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 5 lab, 10 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44055     ULTRASOUND CLINICAL EDUCATION IV      1 Credit Hour

Provides clinical education and experience at a clinical site to allow students the opportunity to practice skills necessary to obtain high quality sonographic images, to alter protocols based on patients and to identify image quality problems. Content includes sonography of superficial structures.

Prerequisite: RIS 34062.

Corequisite: RIS 34082.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab, 8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44056     RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL EDUCATION III      1 Credit Hour

Continuation of Clinical Education II with added emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving and clinical competency.

Prerequisite: RIS 44053.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 1 lab, 7 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44060     RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL EDUCATION IV      1 Credit Hour

Continuation of Clinical Education III with added emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving and clinical competency. Students are assigned to clinical education site for approximately 24 hours per week.

Prerequisite: RIS 44056.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2.5 lab, 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44062     PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY II      2 Credit Hours

A continuation from Physical Principles of CT I, the course reviews basic CT components, operations and applications with advanced studies in post-processing techniques and image quality, while understanding the importance of radiation dose and quality control in CT.

Prerequisite: RIS 44030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44063     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING CLINICAL EDUCATION II      2 Credit Hours

Continuation of MRI Clinical Education I. Students apply knowledgte of patient care, anatomy and pathology, equipment and image acquisition when observing and performing MRI procedures clinically. Students attend the clinical education setting for 15 hours per week.

Prerequisite: RIS 44003.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 5 lab, 10 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44065     ULTRASOUND CLINICAL EDUCATION V      4 Credit Hours

Provides clinical education and experience at a clinical site to allow students the opportunity to practice skills necessary to obtain high quality sonographic images, to alter protocols based on patients and to identify image quality problems. Content includes abdominal, pelvic, obstretrical, superficial structure and vascular sonography.

Prerequisite: RIS 44055.

Corequisite: RIS 44074.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab, 32 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44066     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING TECHNIQUES      2 Credit Hours

Integrates concepts of MRI including patient care, imaging procedures, data acquisition and processing as well as principles of image formation for review for the national certification exam in magnetic resonance imaging.

Prerequisite: RIS 44063; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44068     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES      2 Credit Hours

Students will review knowledge in each content area of the national certification exam in CT including patient management, imaging procedures, and physics and instrumentation.

Prerequisite: RIS 44054; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44069     COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY CLINICAL EDUCATION III      1 Credit Hour

Allows students to advance clinical education skills and experiences at a clinical setting in order to obtain quality images, objectively alter protocols based on patient pathology or physical condition, and to identify image quality problems and to make appropriate corrections under the direct supervision of a CT Technologist. Student will atttend clinical site 2 days per week for 7.5 weeks.

Prerequisite: RIS 44054.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2.5 lab, 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44072     OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY SONOGRAPHY II      3 Credit Hours

Embryonic and fetal development throughout gestation; fetal measurements, normal fetal anatomy and physiology; and abnormal sonographic appearances of the fetus will be covered as well as invasive obstetric procedures and antepartum testing.

Prerequisite: RIS 34062.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44073     MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING CLINICAL EDUCATION III      1 Credit Hour

Continuation of Clinical Education II with student advancing skills and proficiency in performing MRI procedures in the clinical setting and are able to solve problems in a more independent manner.

Prerequisite: RIS 44063.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2.5 lab, 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44074     VASCULAR SONOGRAPHY      2 Credit Hours

Anatomy, physiology and hemodynamics of the cerebrovascular, abdominal and peripheral vascular systems; normal and abnormal sonographic vascular appearances; Doppler instrumentation and scanning techniques are covered.

Prerequisite: RIS 44055 and radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44078     SONOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Course integrates diagnostic medical sonography concepts in preparation for certification exams.

Prerequisite: RIS 34044 and 34052 and 44072.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44080     RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL EDUCATION V      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education IV with added emphasis on clinical practice, treatment procedures, simulation and treatment planning.

Prerequisite: RIS 44060.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RIS 44083     PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR MEDICAL IMAGING      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with basic information on the causes of disease and the body's response to disease, as well as the medical imaging modalities that will demonstrate them.

Prerequisite: radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major; and RIS 34045 or RIS 44003 or RIS 44004.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44084     ULTRASOUND IMAGE EVALUATION      1 Credit Hour

Presentation of sonographic findings in specific disease processes, with evaluation of image quality and emphasis on diagnostic features of pathologic entities.

Prerequisite: RIS 34065 and radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44088     LEADERSHIP IN MEDICAL IMAGING      1 Credit Hour

An introduction to the key strategies needed for success in health care leadership positions for both new and seasoned professionals. Includes supervision skills, competent communication, employment law, performance coaching, quality standards, accreditation and regulations, budgeting and finance, project management, leadership skills and health economics.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN MEDICAL IMAGING DIRECTED READINGS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Students are assigned prescribed number of medical imaging journal articles, completes post test and submits a summary paper and online discussions.

Prerequisite: Radiologic and imaging sciences (RIS) major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RIS 44098     RESEARCH IN MEDICAL IMAGING (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Fundamental concepts and procedures for systematic collection,analysis critique and application of qualitative and quantitative data in medical imaging.

Prerequisite: RIS 34030 or RIS 34045 or RIS 44003 or RIS 44004; and radiologic and Imaging Science (RIS) major.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

Radiologic Technology (RADT)

RADT 14003     INTRODUCTION TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to radiologic technology program, general anatomy, radiographic procedures, imaging equipment and techniques, radiation protection, professional organizations and clinical education.

Prerequisite: radiologic technology (RADT) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, .5 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 14005     CLINICAL EDUCATION I      1 Credit Hour

Supervised observation and experience at the clinical education site with emphasis on clinical practice of basic skills of radiologic technology and the exams covered in Radiographic Procedures I (chest and abdomen). Student is assigned to the clinical education site for 15 hours per week for 7.5 weeks in summer.

Prerequisite: radiologic technology (RADT) major.

Corequisite: RADT 14003 and 14006 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2.5 lab, 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 14006     RADIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES I      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to radiographic procedures and positioning of the chest and abdomen.

Prerequisite: Radiologic Technology (RADT) major and admission to technical study.

Corequisite: RADT 14003 and RADT 14005.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 14015     CLINICAL EDUCATION II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education I with emphasis on skeletal radiography that includes upper and lower extremities, shoulder and pelvic girdles, vertebral spine and bony thorax. Student is assigned to the clinical site 22.5 hours per week.

Prerequisite: RADT 14005 and 14006.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 14018     IMAGING EQUIPMENT      2 Credit Hours

A study of the equipment used in radiographic imaging including x-ray tubes, x-ray filters, beam restrictors, grids, image receptors, fluoroscopic and mobile equipment and methods of quality control.

Prerequisite: RADT 14003.

Corequisite: RADT 14015.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1.8 lecture, .2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 14021     RADIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES II      4 Credit Hours

Radiographic anatomy, positioning and image evaluation of the upper extremities, shoulder girdle, lower extemities, pelvic girdle, vertebral spine and bony thorax.

Prerequisite: RADT 14006.

Corequisite: RADT 14015.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 14024     RADIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES III      4 Credit Hours

Radiographic anatomy, positioning, procedures and image evaluation of the gastrointestinal, biliary and urinary systems and skull and facial bones positioning.

Prerequisite: BSCI 11010 or ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057; and RADT 14021.

Corequisite: RADT 14025.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 14025     CLINICAL EDUCATION III      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education II with emphasis on clinical practice of previous course content plus digestive, biliary and urinary procedures as well as skull and facial bones positioning. Student assigned to clinical education setting 22.5 hours per week.

Prerequisite: RADT 14015.

Corequisite: RADT 14024.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 14034     IMAGE ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING      2 Credit Hours

Study of the technical factors and process of image acquisition, factors affecting image quality, processing of digital images and data management. Prerequisites: RADT 14018

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 14075     CLINICAL EDUCATION IV      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education III with emphasis on clinical practice of content in previous clinical courses. More emphasis on independent clinical practice of procedures previously mastered. Students assigned to clinical education site 30 hours per week for 8 weeks.

Prerequisite: RADT 14025.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 10 lab, 20 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 14085     CLINICAL EDUCATION IV      2 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education III with emphasis on clinical practice of content in previous clinical courses. More emphasis on independent clinical practice of procedures previously mastered. Clinical and lab time is equivalent to 262.5 hours. Prerequisites: RADT 14025

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 14096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN DIRECTED READINGS IN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Student selects prescribed number of medical journals, completes questions, paper and presentation.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY      2-4 Credit Hours

(repeated registration permitted) Student participation course on topics pertinent to radiologic technology. Topics are chosen by the instructor. Student may enroll in course more than once.

Prerequisite: special approval from instructor.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24006     RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS      4 Credit Hours

Introduction to general physics, units and measurement, atomic structure, electromagnetic spectrum, x-ray production, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism, x-ray tube, x-ray circuitry and fluoroscopic equipment are covered. 000)

Prerequisite: RADT 14018 with a minimum grade of C (2.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24008     RADIOBIOLOGY AND RADIATION PROTECTION      3 Credit Hours

Biological aspects of radiation, radiation interaction with matter, minimizing patient radiation exposure, and personnel protection are topics covered.

Prerequisite: BSCI 11010 and BSCI 11020, or BSCI 21010 and BSCI 21020, or ATTR 25057 and ATTR 25058, or EXSC 25057 and EXSC 25058; and RADT 14003.

Corequisite: RADT 24018.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24014     ADVANCED IMAGING      3 Credit Hours

Procedures and equipment used in advanced medical imaging including fluoroscopy, mammography, CT, MRI, interventional imaging, nuclear medicine, PET imaging, diagnostic medical sonography, radiation therapy and fusion studies as well as quality assurance.

Prerequisite: RADT 14075.

Corequisite: RADT 24015.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24015     CLINICAL EDUCATION V      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education IV with emphasis on clinical practice of content of previous clinical courses. More emphasis on independent clinical practice previously mastered. Students assigned to clinical education setting 22.5 hours per week and rotates to special medical imaging areas.

Prerequisite: RADT 14075.

Corequisite: RADT 24014.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 24016     IMAGING PHYSICS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to general physics, units and measurement, atomic structure, electromagnetic energy, x-ray production, electrodynamics, magnetism and electromagnetic devices, x-ray tube and x-ray circuitry. Prerequisites: RADT 14018

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24025     CLINICAL EDUCATION VI      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of Clinical Education V with emphasis on mastery of clinical procedures. Students assigned to clinical education site 22.5 hours per week.

Prerequisite: RADT 24018.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory

Contact Hours: 7.5 lab, 15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

RADT 24028     RADIOLOGIC PATHOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Disease process and the pathologies associated with each anatomical system are described and their application to all modalities in the radiologic and imaging sciences.

Prerequisite: radiologic technology (RADT) major; and admission to technical study; and HED 14020; and BSCI 11010 and BSCI 11020 all with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Corequisite: RADT 24025.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24048     RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Review of radiologic technology to include patient care, anatomy and physiology, radiologic procedures, equipment and image production, radiologic physics, and radiation protection in preparation for the radiography certification exam.

Prerequisite: AHS 14016; and BSCI 11010 and BSCI 11020 or BSCI 21010 and BSCI 21020; and RADT 14024, RADT 14034, RADT 24008 and RADT 24016 all with a minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24058     DIVERSIFIED EMPLOYMENT SKILLS      3 Credit Hours

Course features multiple topics in medical imaging to prepare graduates for employment in healthcare.

Prerequisite: AHS 14016.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY      1 Credit Hour

Directed research of special interest or need in the student's program. A research paper will be written on an assigned topic in radiologic technology.

Prerequisite: RADT 14003 with a minimum grade of C (2.000); and radiologic technology (RADT) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RADT 24196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ADVANCED READINGS IN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Course permits scholarly activities for research, study and summary of medical journal articles. Information aids in understanding recent advancements in medical imaging.

Prerequisite: Radiologic technology (RADT) major and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Real Estate and Related Techs (RERT)

RERT 11000     REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to listing, selling, real estate math, legal descriptions of property and contracts.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RERT 11001     REAL ESTATE LAW      3 Credit Hours

Review of basic Ohio laws covering the functions of an agency and the legal aspects of real estate transactions.

Prerequisite: RERT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RERT 11003     REAL ESTATE FINANCING      2 Credit Hours

Covers types of institutions, instruments and procedures involved in financing real estate transactions. Covers nature and characteristics of mortgage loans and nature of mortgage market.

Prerequisite: RERT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RERT 21000     REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL      2 Credit Hours

Emphasizes methodology of appraising urban real property and appraisal techniques. Presents market approach to residential appraisal.

Prerequisite: RERT 11000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RERT 21003     SPECIAL TOPICS IN REAL ESTATE      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Seminar involving discussion of current issues and solutions to special problems in real estate investment, management and brokerage operations.

Prerequisite: RERT 11000 and RERT 11001 and RERT 11003 and RERT 21000.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Respiratory Care (RSPC)

RSPC 30000     PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Course guides students in the area of professional practice and the importance of evidence-based practice; continuing professional development; using theory to inform practice; being reflective, ethical and organized; and proactively planning a career as an advanced practitioner.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 30002     LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Course allows students to utilize their knowledge and experience in understanding leadership as a team leader or team member in the practice of respiratory care. Management in respiratory care is explored, including hospital organization; department structure; outcomes; staffing, billing, budgeting and staff development; decision-making; and effective communication.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 30004     EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTION IN RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Course guides students in perspectives on teaching and learning, characteristics of the learner and techniques and strategies for teaching and learning. Delivery of respiratory therapy education in various settings.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 30006     SLEEP MEDICINE AND POLYSOMNOGRAPHY      3 Credit Hours

A fundamental overview of a variety of sleep and breathing disorders that affect sleep. Topics include the identification of normal sleep and sleep disorders, methods of diagnosing sleep disorders, and treatment options. Practice in comparing and evaluating the indications and contraindications for sleep studies and evaluating sleep study results in relation to types of respiratory sleep disorders.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 31095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN RESPIRATORY CARE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Scheduled topics of interest to students and faculty.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 40000     DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Provides an advanced understanding of the pathophysiology and management of cardiopulmonary disease and comorbidities. Provides training in critical thinking in the management of chronic disease and utilization of patient-therapist participation principles; patient communication, evaluation, development of care plans and action plans utilizing evidence-based medicine; and protocols and clinical practice guidelines.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 40002     RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT IN RESPIRATORY CARE (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Introduces the respiratory care practitioner to research methodology and design, their application to health science research and the application of research to everyday health care.

Prerequisite: MATH 10041 or MIS 24506 or PH 30002 or PSYC 21621 or SOC 32220 and SOC 32221; ENG 21011 or HONR 10297; Respiratory care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

RSPC 40004     ADVANCED PRACTICE IN RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Explores the traditional practice roles filled by respiratory therapists; the advanced practice roles that exist, as well as those that are emerging within the profession; and the career opportunities they represent for practitioners.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major, and admission to professional study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 40006     CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AND TRENDS IN RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of contemporary issues and trends in respiratory care and their impact and influence on the profession.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major; and admission to professional study.

Pre/corequisite: NURS 46000; and RSPC 40075.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 40008     CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on the application of critical thinking in the area of managing chronic disease and the impact healthcare professionals have on affecting positive patient population outcomes. Current practices, utilization of evidence-based medicine, protocols and current principles and trends in managing the impact of acute to chronic disease are discussed.

Prerequisite: Respiratory Care (RSPC) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 40075     INFORMATION AND PATIENT CARE TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with NURS 40075) Focuses on the use of information management and information systems, technology and the human technology interface utilized in professional practice.

Prerequisite: respiratory care (RSPC) major; and admission to professional study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RSPC 41092     PRACTICUM FOR RESPIRATORY CARE (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

An individually planned practicum that provides students the opportunity to explore real world application of program principles and practice options, or to conduct research within the realm of respiratory care under the guidance of a registered respiratory therapy practitioner. Focus is on options for practice or enhancing practice through application of program principles. Student's practicum experience requires prior faculty approval before registration. Pre corequisites: RSPC 30000; RSPC 30002; RSPC 30004; RSPC 30006; RSPC 40006; RSPC 40075 or NURS 40075; NURS 46000; RSPC 40002; RSPC 40004; RSPC 40000 or RSPC 40008, admission to professional study and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Respiratory Therapy Technology (RTT)

RTT 10000     INTRODUCTION TO RESPIRATORY THERAPY      4 Credit Hours

Establishes a foundation in the profession of respiratory care. Topics include: patient assessment and monitoring, medical gas and humidity therapy, infection control, communication and diversity, clinical environment, patient education, disaster management, ethics and law, quality assurance and evidence based medicine, industry standards, healthcare reimbursement.

Prerequisite: Admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2.5 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 11001     RESPIRATORY CARE PHARMACOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Basic principles in pharmacology, specific to respiratory care, covering the pharmacokinetic action of drugs, administration, calculations, and effects on the body systems.

Prerequisite: RTT 11003 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 11002     CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASES      3 Credit Hours

A study of diseases and disorders affecting the cardiopulmonary system; etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, analyzing and interpreting data, constructing respiratory care plans and the role of the respiratory therapist in treatment.

Prerequisite: RTT 10000 and RTT 11003 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 11003     APPLICATION AND MECHANISMS OF CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Provides a solid foundation in cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology with relevant applied physiology as it relates to the profession of respiratory care. .

Prerequisite: respiratory therapy technology (RTT) major and admitted to technical study.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 11004     THERAPEUTICS      6 Credit Hours

Introduction to inhaled medication administration, hyperinflation therapy, bronchopulmonary hygiene, and airway management. There is a laboratory and clinical component.

Prerequisite: RTT 10000, 11003; all with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture, 3 lab, 8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 11006     INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESPIRATORY CARE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to patient assessment and monitoring, communication, infection control, medical records, medical gas and humidity therapy, and the clinical environment. There is a laboratory component.

Prerequisite: respiratory therapy technology (RTT) major and admitted to technical study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 11008     BLOOD GAS ANALYSIS      2 Credit Hours

A study of methods, equipment, and procedures for obtaining arterial blood; additionally, the principles and standards of analysis and applications of physiological data is stressed.

Prerequisite: RTT 10000 and RTT 11003 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 1.5 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21000     CRITICAL CARE      4 Credit Hours

An advanced-level course that provides a foundation for managing patients in critical care utilizing mechanical ventilation, pharmacology, and hemodynamic monitoring systems. Students perform, interpret and apply data, and learn advanced life support. There is a clinical component.

Prerequisite: RTT 21001 and 21003 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Clinic, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 16 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21001     MECHANICAL VENTILATION      5 Credit Hours

Establishes a foundation of mechanical ventilation and associated equipment; assessment, monitoring and modifying parameters. There is a laboratory and clinical component.

Prerequisite: RTT 11001 or AHS 12000; RTT 11002; RTT 11004; RTT 11008; BSCI 11010 and BSCI 11020 or BSCI 21010 and BSCI 21020;PHY 12111 or PHY 13001;CHEM 10050 or CHEM 10055 or CHEM 10060; ENG 11011 or ENG 21011 or HONR 10197 or HONR 10297;all with a minimum grade of C(2.000).

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture, 4 lab, 16 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21003     PERINATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY THERAPY      2 Credit Hours

An intense study of assessing, providing, and evaluating neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Topics include: assessment of growth and development from conception to delivery, resuscitation, persistent illness, therapeutic interventions, and managing mechanical ventilation.

Prerequisite: RTT 11001 or AHS 12000 with a minimum grade of C (2.000) ; and RTT 11002 and RTT 11004 and RTT 11008 all with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 1.5 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21004     ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS      3 Credit Hours

Provides knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively in a pulmonary function laboratory. Topics include: spirometry, testing standards and techniques, equipment set up and utilization, analyzing test results and applying them in the clinical setting.

Prerequisite: RTT 11003 and 11008 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 1 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21005     PULMONARY REHABILITATION AND CONTINUING CARE      2 Credit Hours

Roles and functions of respiratory therapists in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and home care. 000)

Prerequisite: RTT 21001 with a minimum grade of C (2.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21006     PULMONARY REHABILITATION AND CONTINUING CARE      1 Credit Hour

Roles and functions of respiratory therapists in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and home care.

Prerequisite: RTT 21001 with a minimum C grade.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21010     RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAPSTONE COURSE      3 Credit Hours

Contemporary issues and trends in respiratory care; preparation for the CRT and RRT credentialing examinations; obtaining employment after graduation. There is a laboratory and clinical component.

Prerequisite: RTT 21000 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab, 16 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21012     BASIC RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ANALYSIS      2 Credit Hours

Survey of research problems, methods, and designs utilized in respiratory care with a focus on developing analytical and critiquing skills.

Prerequisite: RTT 21000 with a minimum grade of C (2.000).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21013     RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAPSTONE      2 Credit Hours

Contemporary issues and trends in respiratory care; preparation for the CRT and RRT credentialing examinations; obtaining employment after graduation.

Prerequisite: RTT 21000 with a minimum C grade.

Schedule Type: Clinic, Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 1 lab, 16 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Scheduled topics of interest to students and faculty.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

RTT 21096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours)Readings and/or investigation of respiratory therapy topics supervised by respiratory therapy faculty.

Prerequisite: respiratory therapy technology (RTT) majors.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Technical and Applied Studies (TAS)

TAS 37900     TECHNICAL AND APPLIED STUDIES CORNERSTONE      3 Credit Hours

Cornerstone course instructs students about how the work role in industrial and information societies has evolved to its current organization. Students personalize the information by reflecting on the role of work in their own lives by reviewing theory and application of their own career management; examine the stages of career development; job stress; entrepreneurial careers; and organization.

Prerequisite: Technical and Applied Studies (TAS) or Engineering Technology (ENGT) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TAS 47900     TECHNICAL AND APPLIED STUDIES CAPSTONE (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Designed to help students articulate and integrate the competencies that are part of their bachelor's degree program. In part, an electronic portfolio is used to help describe familiarity with the competencies.

Prerequisite: Technical and Applied Studies (TAS) or Engineering Technology (ENGT) major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Veterinary Technology (VTEC)

VTEC 10001     INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to veterinary technician's career: medical terminology, career choices, occupational safety, human-animal bond, pet loss, euthanasia, animal husbandry and basic nutrition, breed identification, basic animal behavior.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 10002     VETERINARY NURSING I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to animal nursing: record keeping, kennel sanitation, animal restraint, syringe and needle identification/handling, injection techniques, physical exams, grooming and administration of medications. Lecture two hours, laboratory 3 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: Veterinary technology (VTEC) major; and admission to technical study.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 10204     CLINICAL LABORATORY I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to clinical laboratory: equipment and equipment maintenance; internal and external parasites; urinalysis. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours weekly..

Prerequisite: Veterinary technology (VTEC) major.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 10205     VETERINARY NURSING II      3 Credit Hours

Clinical application off-site. Emphasis on skills from VTEC 10002; physical exam, medications, blood vessels catheterization, venipuncture; fluid therapy, wound care, patient rehabilitation and physical therapy, first aid, bandaging and CPR.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in BSCI 10005 and CHEM 10050 and HED 14020 and VTEC 10002 and VTEC 10204, Pre/corequisite: VTEC 10001.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 10206     PHARMACOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Regulations controlling the use of drugs and biologicals, classifications and mechanisms of action of pharmaceuticals, dosage calculations, labeling, packaging and dispensing of veterinary products. Lecture 2 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: BSCI 10005 and BSCI 10110 and CHEM 10052 and CHEM 10053 and HED 14020 and VTEC 10001 and VTEC 10002 and VTEC 10204; pre- or corequisite: VTEC 10205.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20008     CLINICAL LABORATORY II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation and application of laboratory skills from Clinical Laboratory I; hematology, serology, cytology and other laboratory skills. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in all prerequisites; BSCI 10005 and CHEM 10050 and VTEC 10002 and VTEC 10204; pre- or corequisites: VTEC 10001 and VTEC 10205.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20009     VETERINARY NURSING III      3 Credit Hours

Continuing nursing skills/techniques emphasizing large animal species: restraint, venipuncture, behavior, breeds, feedstuffs, food safety, meds, preventive care, surgical procedures, lameness. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: BSCI 10110 and CHEM 10052 and CHEM 10053 and VTEC 10001 and VTEC 10002 and VTEC 10204 and VTEC 10205 and VTEC 20008; and pre- or corequisite:VTEC 10206.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20010     IMAGING TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Principles and application of the production of X-rays, processing, radiation safety, storage, patient positioning and other imaging techniques. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: BSCI 10005 and BSCI 10110 and CHEM 10052 and CHEM 10053 and VTEC 10001 and VTEC 10002 and VTEC 10204 and VTEC 10205 and VTEC 20008; and pre- or corequisite: VTEC 10206.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20212     SURGERY AND ANESTHESIA      3 Credit Hours

Principles and application of the use of anesthetics, patient monitoring, dental prophylaxis, presurgery preparation, post-surgical patient care, sterilization, surgical preparation and assisting and equipment maintenance. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C (2.000) in all prerequisites; BSCI 10005 and BSCI 10110 and CHEM 10052 and CHEM 10053 and VTEC 10001 and VTEC 10002 and VTEC 10204 and VTEC 10205 and VTEC 20008; and pre- or corequisite: VTEC 10206.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20213     NUTRITION AND DISEASE      2 Credit Hours

Principles of the disease process, disease control and prevention of common diseases of domestic animals. Nutrition principles especially for clinical diseases will be covered. Lecture 2 hours weekly.

Prerequisite: BSCI 20021 and VTEC 20009 and VTEC 20010 and VTEC 20212.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20214     VETERINARY NURSING AND HOSPITAL PROCEDURES      3 Credit Hours

Nursing procedures for laboratory and animal exotic procedures; procedures by a veterinary technician in a hospital environment including office and computer application. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 6 hours weekly including computer applications.

Prerequisite: BSCI 20021 and VTEC 20009 and VTEC 20010 and VTEC 20212.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 6 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20215     VETERINARY OFFICE APPLICATIONS      1 Credit Hour

Overview of veterinary practice management including veterinary medical record keeping, marketing, staff responsibilities, interoffice communications and public relation techniques. Automated veterinary office processing and record-keeping. Computer hardware and software commonly found in small to mid-sized veterinary practices described along with office procedures and work flow. Prerequisites: BSCI 10005, VTEC 10001, VTEC 10002, VTEC 10204

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20216     LABORATORY AND EXOTIC ANIMAL MEDICINE      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to laboratory medicine and management, including basic husbandry, common diseases, and treatment protocols for various laboratory animal species, pocket pets, avian and exotic species. The student will learn scientific names and primary use of common laboratory animals and will practice restraint, sexing, appropriate methods of venipuncture, administration of medications, and anesthetic techniques.

Prerequisite: VTEC 10001, VTEC 10205, VTEC 10206, VTEC 20008, VTEC 20010, VTEC 20212.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VTEC 20392     PRACTICUM IN VETERINARY HOSPITAL (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Students gain practical experience in veterinary clinic or approved clinical site to focus on mastery of all clinical skills needed for this career.

Prerequisite: BSCI 20021 and VTEC 20009 and VTEC 20010 and VTEC 20212.

Corequisite: VTEC 20213 and VTEC 20214.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

Viticulture and Enology (VIN)

VIN 10500     MOLECULAR PRINCIPLES IN GRAPE AND WINE      4 Credit Hours

Covers the basic chemistry involved in the wine and winemaking process. Includes basic understanding of the chemistry involved in the fermentation process, flavor, aroma and color of wine.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

VIN 11100     INTRODUCTION TO VITICULTURE AND VINEYARD ESTABLISHMENT      3 Credit Hours

Introduces students to current practices for establishing a commercial vineyard and maintaining its health and productivity once established. Topics covered include varietal selection, site preparation, equipment, site selection, first season establishment, vine growth development and training, trellis systems, vine propagation, weed control and vine disease control. Field work sessions consisting of 16 hours of hands-on experience is scheduled in area vineyards.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

VIN 11200     BOTANICAL VITICULTURE      4 Credit Hours

Provides students with an overview of the plant kingdom and an examination of grapevine form and function from a botanical perspective.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

VIN 11392     WINTER VITICULTURE FIELDWORK (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Provides students initiated in the field of viticulture practical experience in winter vineyard operations. Students are required to partner with an approved vineyard to participate in the required fieldwork portion of the course, which serves as experience for those seeking employment in commercial viticulture.

Prerequisite: VIN 11100.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 2.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

VIN 11492     SPRING VITICULTURE FIELDWORK (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Designed to provide students initiated in the field of viticulture practical experience in spring vineyard operations. Students are required to partner with an approved vineyard to participate in the required fieldwork experience portion of the course, which serves as experience for those seeking employment in commercial viticulture.

Prerequisite: VIN 11100.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 2.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

VIN 11592     SUMMER/FALL VITICULTURE FIELDWORK (ELR)      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Provides viticulture students practical experience in summer and fall vineyard operations. Students are required to partner with an approved vineyard to participate in the required fieldwork portion of the course, which serves as experience for those seeking employment in commercial viticulture.

Prerequisite: VIN 11100.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture, 2.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

VIN 20095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN VITICULTURE AND ENOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours) Various special topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes, offering current topics in viticulture and enology.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

VIN 21100     INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT      2 Credit Hours

Effective grape production depends on the grower developing a system of grape management that is appropriate for each vineyard. Decisions need to be made for how to manage all of the normal cultural practices such as planting, fertility, harvesting and pruning, as well as managing the insect, disease and weed problems that occur either regularly or sporadically. Course addresses management issues related to common, expected pest problems, as well as the occasional appearance of minor pest problems.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

VIN 21300     REGIONAL VINEYARD MANAGEMENT      2 Credit Hours

A general study of vineyard management in the general wine growing regions in the Continental United States. Covers management of the mature vineyard from region to region and builds on the topics covered in prerequisite course.

Prerequisite: VIN 11100.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

VIN 29300     SOILS FOR VITICULTURE      3 Credit Hours

Explores soil properties and behavior and their influence on wines. Focuses not only on growth and production, but on the long-term effects of viticulture on soil quality and the wider environment.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP