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AC, Heat & Refrigeration Tech

AHR101 - Introduction to Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Course present theories, demonstrations and lab experiences in area of basic vapor compression cycle in refrigeration. Content includes functioning and operating characteristics of mechanical refrigeration system: condensers, evaporators, compressors, refrigerant control devices, refrigerants, test equipment, and special service procedures connected with basic refrigeration cycle. The Clean Air Act set by EPA for proper use of refrigerants explained.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

AHR102 - Heating
Course covers basic principles of residential heating systems. Content includes proper installation, service and safety procedures. Focus is on combustion process and consumer safety.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

AHR103 - Sheetmetal Layout and Fabrication
Course covers methods of fabrication. Content includes laying out and fabricating sheet metal ducts and fittings used in heating and air conditioning installations.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

AHR104 - Introduction to Electricity and Automatic Controls
Course introduces electricity and automatic controls. Content includes basic wiring skills, electrical components, household wiring, wire sizing, conduct sizing, series and parallel circuits. Hands-on experience with electrical tools and meters.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

AHR105 - EPA Section 608 Certification
Course designed to prepare for “EPA Section 608” certification exam. Certification in proper refrigerant use required by law for work on refrigeration systems. Examination fees required.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

AHR106 - R-410a Usage Certification
Course designed to prepare students to take R-410a safe use certification test. Content includes chemicals: HCFC-22, commonly known as R-22, used generally in air conditioning equipment; and R410a refrigerant, which replaces HCFC-22. Focus is on safe use of R-410a. Prepares for Certification in safe use of R-410aand associated oil. Prerequisite: AHR 101 or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

AHR107 - Carbon Monoxide and Associated Dangers
Course covers how to evaluate buildings that may have a high level of carbon monoxide due to being tightly sealed to reduce air infiltration. HVACR technicians and first responders will gain knowledge to analyze building structures and eliminate hazards associated with carbon monoxide poisoning. Course is designed to prepare students to take the ESCO Institute Carbon Monoxide Certification test and gain certification.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

AHR201 - Commercial Refrigeration Systems
Course covers entire refrigeration cycle, from compressor discharge to compressor suction, for low, medium, and high pressure refrigeration systems. Content includes various types of refrigeration systems; medium and low pressure temperature and their proper installations; product to be cooled, desired temperature to be maintained, humidity conditions, problems involving system balance and component capacity, and use of heat load charts. Students required to provide own basic tools.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

AHR202 - Air Conditioning - Split System
Course covers principles of residential air conditioning systems. Content includes evaluation and classroom hands-on experience in use of psychrometrics, residential and light commercial air conditioning equipment types and installation.Lab focus on systems performance problems and diagnostics. Prerequisite: AHR 101 and AHR 102 or consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

AHR203 - Heating and Air Conditioning Load Calculations
Course covers calculation of heating and cooling loads to determine appropriate selection of equipment in new construction. Content includes construction and heat transfer through structure, and computations for heat gains and heat losses for various building structures. Prerequisite: AHR 101 or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

AHR204 - Air Distribution Systems (Design)
Course covers air moving and treating equipment, and distribution of air using appropriate devices. Content includes blower performance; static and dynamic pressures and pressure drop due to friction; sizing and selection of ductwork and blowers, diffusers, registers and grilles; and evaluation of system performance. Recommended: AHR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

AHR206 - Residential Hot Water Boilers and Hydronics Technology
Course covers conventional and modern residential hydronics systems. Topic focus on “Near boiler” piping, accessories and zoning operations; proper sizing of heat emitting components, baseboards and piping. Prerequisite: AHR 101 and AHR 102 or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

AHR208 - Advanced Automatic Controls
Course covers advanced automatic controls used presently in high-efficiency furnaces. Content includes electronic ignition systems, generic sequence of automatic controls, and ladder type wiring diagrams. Prerequisite: AHR 104.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

AHR209 - Low Pressure Steam Boilers and Operation
Course covers low pressure steam boilers and principles of boiler operation. Content includes complete boiler setup from feedwater systems to boiler and piping layout and assembly; combustion accessories, steam accessories, and draft control. Focus is on boiler room operation and safety. Workbook used in conjunction with chapter information and exercises.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

AHR210 - High Pressure Steam Boilers and Operation
Course covers high pressure steam boilers as per ASME code standards. Content includes basic boiler room systems, fittings and accessories, feedwater heaters, desuperheating and pressure reducing stations, fuel combustion and draft, and combustion controls. Focus is on proper practices of boiler requirements to function properly and safely. Classroom course only. Prerequisite: AHR 209.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

AHR212 - Indoor Air Quality
Course covers sources of pollutants, methods of control, and management techniques to maintain acceptable indoor air quality. Prerequisite: AHR 203 or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

AHR213 - Commercial HVAC Systems Applications
Course covers various types of HVAC systems used in commercial buildings. Topics include all-air, air-hydronic, all-hydronic and unitary systems and their layouts for air filtration, odor removal, heating, cooling, and air distribution.Prerequisite: AHR 212 or consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

AHR214 - Energy Audit, Analysis and Management
Course covers conducting energy audit, surveying and evaluation procedures for energy using systems, and establishing energy management procedures and schedule. Prerequisite: AHR 213 or consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

ACC100 - Small Business Accounting Procedures
Course introduces accounting concepts and procedures relating to small businesses. Content includes basic overview of accounting cycle, dataentry using manual and computerized systems, analysis and use of financial statement data. Course does not substitute for ACC 153, Principles of Financial Accounting. ACC 100 is an option for Oakton accounting majors and may becounted toward A.A.S. in Accounting, Accounting Associate certificate, or the Income Tax Preparation certificate, if taken prior to ACC 153.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC153 - Principles of Financial Accounting
Course covers preparation and analysis of financial information using generally accepted accounting principles. Content includes the accounting cycle, financial statement preparation, merchandise accounting, internal controls, cash, receivables, inventory, payables, property, plant and equipment, intangible assets, liabilities, stockholders’ equity, cash flow statement, and financial statement analysis.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

ACC154 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
Course presents accounting information used for internal business management. Focus is on planning, controlling and evaluating company performance. Content includes budgeting, job costing, product pricing, breakeven analysis, standard costing, decision models. Projects will be completed in Microsoft Excel. Prior experience with Excel not required.Recommended: ACC 153
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

ACC164 - Microsoft Excel for Accountants
Course provides hands-on experience in accounting uses of Microsoft Excel. Content includes creating data boxes in financial accounting, using multiple sheets with Excel formulas, preparing professional quality financial reports, creating graphs to interpret business results, and using Excel functions to evaluate accounting data.Recommended: ACC 153 or basic accounting knowledge.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ACC170 - Payroll Tax Accounting
Course covers study and practice in practical applications of payroll tax laws and requirements. Content includes understanding and preparation of payroll records including FICA, unemployment taxes, payroll registers, tax forms, and deposit coupons. Recommended: ACC 100 or ACC 153.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ACC173 - Accounting with QuickBooks I
Course introduces QuickBooks software. Content includes setting up companies, entering payables, writing checks, entering sales, processing discounts, tracking sales tax, collecting receivables, preparing journal entries, generating internal reports, and creating financial statements. Recommended: ACC 153 or basic accounting knowledge.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ACC174 - Accounting with QuickBooks II
Course provides intermediate applications of QuickBooks software. Content includes inventory, budgets, account reconciliation, time tracking, customizing reports, and importing/exporting files. Assumes previous experience with payables, receivables and financial statements. Recommended: ACC 173 or previous experience with QuickBooks.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ACC175 - Accounting with Sage 50 – Part 1
Course introduces Sage 50 software (formerly known as Peachtree). Content includes setting up companies, entering payables, writing checks, entering sales, collecting receivables, tracking inventory, processing payroll, generating reports, entering journal entries and creating financial statements.Recommended: ACC 153 or basic accounting knowledge.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ACC176 - Accounting with Sage 50 – Part 2
Course provides intermediate applications of Sage 50 software (formerly known as Peachtree). Content includes new company setup, inventory tracking, account reconciliations, customizing forms, importing/exporting data, and performing all transactions to complete the accounting cycle for merchandising, nonprofit, and manufacturing companies.Recommended: ACC 175 or previous experience with Sage 50 (Peachtree) software.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ACC241 - Intermediate Accounting I
Course presents development, usefulness and limitations of financial accounting. Content includes the study of financial statements, conceptual framework of accounting, present value techniques, as well as issues arising from cash, receivables, inventories, long-term assets, and current liabilities. Accounting research is included using professional databases to resolve accounting issues. One credit hour of this course will satisfy the accounting research requirement mandated by the Illinois Board of Examiners. Recommended: ACC 153.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

ACC242 - Intermediate Accounting II
Course presents theory and practice relating to liabilities, equity, and statement of cash flows. Content includes study of debt and stock securities, earnings per share, accounting for income taxes, pension costs and leases, statement of cash flows, and financial reporting. Accounting research is included using professional databases to resolve accounting issues. One credit hour of this course will satisfy the accounting research requirement mandated by the Illinois Board of Examiners.Recommended: ACC 241.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

ACC243 - Accounting Research
Course presents practice of general accounting research. Content includes study of professional research using authoritative databases. Focus is on accounting literature, including application of professional standards to case study simulations. This course will satisfy the 2-hour accounting research required by the Illinois Board of Examiners for the CPA exam. Recommended: ACC241.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

ACC244 - Income Tax Accounting
Course offers practical study of current federal and Illinois state income tax concepts, requirements, procedures and forms as they relate to businesses and individuals. Content includes income inclusions and exclusions, capital gains and losses, business and personal deductions and accounting methods. Computerized tax software used. Recommended: ACC 153.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC245 - Cost Accounting
Course presents managerial and cost accounting with a focus on how management can use this information to make strategic business decisions. Content includes application of cost concepts in manufacturing under differing costing methods, with focus on job, process, standard, variable and activity-based costing. Additional content includes short and long-term decision techniques with focus on cost-volume-profit analysis and capital budgeting. Assignments include computerized spreadsheeting.Recommended: ACC154 Managerial Accounting
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC250 - Accounting Systems and Procedures
Course requires work with accounting systems to maintain the books and prepare financial statements. Content includes preparation of source documents, flowcharts, journal entries, adjusting entries, general ledgers, subsidiary ledgers, bank reconciliations, depreciation schedules, payroll records, and financial statements, including the statement of cash flows. Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks used in this course. Prior experience with the software not required. Recommended: ACC 153.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC251 - QuickBooks Comprehensive
Course prepares students for QuickBooks ProAdvisor Exam. Content in first 8 weeks includes basic functions such as sales, receivables, purchases, payables, inventory, bank reconciliations, sales taxes, and payroll. Content in second 8 weeks includes cleaning up errors, fixing the data necessary for tax returns, and troubleshooting financial reports. This course will substitute for ACC 173 and ACC 174. Previous experience with QuickBooks is not required.Recommended: ACC 153 and basic computer skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC253 - Practicum
Course offers cooperative work experience in accounting field. Part of course credit earned for participation in supervised cooperative work experience program, in college-approved training setting. Minimum of 200 hours at work site must be completed. Recommended: ACC 250 and accounting job (at least 15 hours per week) at the time ACC 253 begins.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 15)

ACC255 - Careers in Accounting
Course presents an exploration of career paths in bookkeeping, tax accounting, corporate accounting, auditing, international accounting, and independent accounting practice. Content includes fields of accounting, professional resumes, cover letters, job-search strategies, and interview skills. Students will attend one professional networking event arranged by the instructor. Recommended: ACC 153
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

ACC260 - Auditing
Course concerned primarily with financial auditing. Content includes auditing standards, concepts and techniques, internal control, audit programs and audit reports. Recommended: ACC 242, or concurrent enrollment in ACC 242.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC261 - Advanced Auditing
Course covers audit sampling, legal liability for CPA’s, financial statement reviews, agreed upon procedures and other assurance services. Other topics include other comprehensive basis of accounting, audit reporting, Yellow Book auditing, integration of internal control in an IT environment, and internal, operational, and compliance auditing. Topics will contain an overview of fraud examination and forensic auditing. Students will participate in an audit simulation throughout the term. Recommended: ACC 260
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC266 - Advanced Accounting
Course covers governmental and not-for-profit accounting, and business combinations. Content includes general funds, special funds, consolidated financial statements, intercompany inventory, and other intercompany transactions. Recommended: ACC 242, or concurrent enrollment in ACC 242.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC274 - Advanced Tax Accounting
Course examines basic concepts of corporation income taxation for person in business field or student aspiring to a business career. General understanding of federal income tax system assumed. Focus is on tax aspects of business transactions and on compensation techniques. Content includes basic principles of income taxation as applied to partnerships, estates and trusts; taxation on transfer of wealth, both during lifetime and testamentary. Computerized tax software used. Recommended: ACC 244.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ACC275 - IRS Enrolled Agent Exam Preparation Course
Course designed to prepare for IRS Enrolled Agent exam. The focus is on tax theory and its application in different areas and situations. Content includes taxation of individuals, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, fiduciaries, estates, trusts and gifts. Training and practice in how to analyze and answer test questions. Simulated testing environment experience. Course open for review of taxation in the areas described above, even if taking exam not planned.Recommended: ACC 244 and 274 or equivalent tax experience.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

ACC290 - Topics in Accounting
Course covers selected current topics in Accounting; one identified for each section. Possible content includes: Income Tax Update, Payroll Tax Update, and Case Studies in ethics for Accounting. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

ANT202 - Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
Course introduces subfield of social and cultural anthropology, which studies living cultures. Content includes cultural behavior, language, kinship and social structure, political and economic anthropology, religion and world view, and topics related to applied anthropology and modern cultures.IAI S1 901N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S1 901N

ANT203 - Introduction to Archaeology
Course introduces archaeology, subfield of anthropology which studies prehistory and history of mankind, and examines archaeological concepts including research and methods for study of prehistoric cultures. Content includes site location,techniques of excavation, methods of dating artifacts and sites; analysis of artifacts, origin and spread of agriculture, rise and development of modern civilization; current archaeological investigations and interpretations of findings.IAI S1 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S1 903

ANT204 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology
Course introduces physical anthropology, subfield of anthropology that includes study of biological, social and cultural aspects of human evolution. Content includes fossil record and principles of population genetics, used to explore theory of evolution, primate behavior, concept of race, human adaptation and human evolution.IAI S1 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S1 902

ANT210 - Archaeology and the Peoples of Latin America
Course introduces exploration of specific peoples and cultures in Latin America. Content includes examination of origin and development of ancient civilizations (Aztec, Maya and Inca) through archaeological and historical methods; and ethnographic survey of cultural, economic and political characteristics of modern peoples in this region.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ANT290 - Topics in Anthropology
Course explores major issues related to field of anthropology. Topics selected from following subspecialties: primate studies and human evolution; religion and rituals; cross-gender and race issues; and early civilization. Course has different focus and/or scope from other anthropology courses currently offered. Can be repeated using different topics up to three times for up to nine credits.Prerequisite may vary by topic. Fee varies
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

ANT293 - Archaeology Field Methods
Course presents archaeological field techniques. Content includes instruction in excavation, recording, surveying and mapping; research design methods, laboratory analysis and the preparation of research reports. Class conducted at approved archaeological site. Focus is on field work supplemented with lectures and discussions, taught at variety of approved archaeology locations, both inside and outside of United States. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $45

ARB101 - Beginning Arabic I
Course develops basic language skills within the context of cultures of Arabic-speaking countries. Content include pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, and oral and written communication. No prior study of language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ARB102 - Beginning Arabic II
Course continues to develop and expand basic skills introduced in ARB 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, and oral and written communication within the context of cultures of Arabic-speaking countries. Prerequisite: ARB 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ARB105 - Conversational Arabic
Course provides conversational practice in Arabic to develop oral communicative skills using correct pronunciation and structure. Content includes appropriate use of language within the context of Arabic culture, through vocabulary development,oral presentations, role-play, and class discussion of Arabic language and life in the Arab world. Prerequisite: ARB 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ARB201 - Intermediate Arabic I
Course continues development of basic Modern Standard Arabic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings, and writing exercises. Focus is on life in modern Arabic-speaking countries. Prerequisite: ARB 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ARB202 - Intermediate Arabic II
Course continues Arabic 201. Content includes increased knowledge of the Arabic language and its culture. Extensive practice in reading, writing, and speaking of Modern Standard Arabic, as well as exposure to other commonly used Arabicdialects. Prerequisite: ARB 201 or consent of instructor.IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

ARC110 - Basic Architectural Drawing
(offered fall semester only)Course covers the basic techniques and principles of architectural drafting applicable to construction documents. Content includes drawing plans, sections, elevations, and isometrics of an existing classroom space and a wood house.Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in ARC 131.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $35

ARC116 - CAD-Basic Application for Architects
Course introduces computer-aided design with emphasis on architectural applications. Content includes computer use to draw and plot architecturalplans, elevations, and three-dimensional views. Prerequisite: ARC 110 or consent of instructor. Computer knowledge not required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

ARC117 - Computer Aided Design Intermediate Applications
Course provides an in-depth treatment of architectural design on the computer. Content includes CAD standards such as layers, detail libraries, drawing directories, architectural symbols, furniture and fixture insertion andcustom menus. Prerequisite: ARC 116.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $85

ARC120 - Architectural Drafting
(offered spring semester only)Course continues the study of architectural drafting techniques. Content includes drawing a complete set of plans, building sections, elevations, diagrams, and schedules for masonry townhouses, and a small commercial steel framestructure. Prerequisite: ARC 110.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $35

ARC131 - Detailing & Construction I
(offered fall semester only)Course concentrates on the basic principles of construction detailing. Content includes study of typical architectural detailing and construction techniques for wood, masonry, and interior construction. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in ARC 110.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $25

ARC132 - Detailing & Construction II
(offered spring semester only)Course concentrates on producing a complete set of architectural and structural details for a masonry and a steel frame building. Prerequisite:ARC 131.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $25

ARC171 - Architectural Design I
(offered fall semester only)Course introduces basic fundamentals of architectural design. Content focus is onproportion, relationship of masses, figure, ground, shades, color and symmetry; orthographic projections and free hand drawing emphasized as tools to creative design. Prerequisite: ARC 110 to be taken prior to or concurrently with ARC 171or consent of instructor.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

ARC172 - Architectural Design II
(offered spring semester only)Course continues ARC 171, with emphasis on the physical properties of architectural design. Content includes information and the relationships of “spaces” and specific program requirements governing the creation of these spaces. Prerequisite: ARC 171.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

ARC180 - Basic Architectural Rendering
Course introduces architectural rendering as a part of architectural project presentation. Content is on the ability to develop one and two point perspective techniques for interior and exterior renderings enhanced by color; pencil, coloredpencil, and colored markers used as the media for the final renderings. Prerequisite: ARC 110 or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

ARC212 - Construction Cost Estimating
Course concentrates on principles and practices involved in construction cost estimation. Content includes quantity take-offs and cost estimating in a residential or small commercial building construction. Recommended: Working knowledge ofconstruction blueprint reading.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ARC216 - Building Codes and Zoning
Course examines Chicago’s and/or other major building codes. Content includes effect of codes and zoning on the design and construction of a building; zoning ordinances for Chicago and/or the suburban communities. Recommended: Onesemester of architectural drawing prior to taking this course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ARC218 - Computer Aided Design Advanced Applications
Course provides in-depth exposure to advanced, three-dimensional representations of architectural forms. Content includes “constructing” buildingswithin the computer through the use of sophisticated CAD commands. Variety of post-processing programs used to enhance these images to produce a series of full-color rendered drawings. Prerequisite: ARC 117.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $105

ARC220 - CAD Introduction to Building Systems - Revit
Revit enables students to create full 3D architectural project models and place them in working drawings. The class focuses on the basic tools that the majority of users will need to work with. Topics include creating floor plans, adding views,adding various building components, and creating sheets for plotting. Credit cannot be received in both ARC 220 and CAD 220.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

ARC224 - CAD Advanced Building Information Modeling - Revit
This is the second course in BIM Technologies for Revit Architecture. Topics include site development, interoperability, linking and managing projects, advanced modeling methods, design options, phasing, work sharing and 2D and 3D presentation techniques.Recommended: ARC 220 or consent of instructor
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

ARC226 - BIM Content Development and Customization - Revit
Course enables students to create building model content, customize program parameters and manage input and output of Revit Architecture data. A best practice approach towards developing BIM content is emphasized.Recommended: ARC 224 or consent of instructor
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

ARC290 - Topics in Architecture and Construction
Course offered to advanced students and practitioners within the construction industry. Content addresses specialized topics and timely issues of concern to architects, contractors, construction manages, developers and owners. May berepeated up to three times for up to six credits. Prerequisite may vary by topic. Fee varies
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

ART105 - Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Art I
Course explores basic flat art design fundamentals and media, image, technique, concept, and vocabulary of design. Content includes pencil, pen and ink, brush and ink, charcoal, pastel and designers’ colors or acrylics, relationships ofvisual imagery through depth in plastic illusion, elements of design (line, value, texture, color, contrast, balance) and composition. Studio work outside regular class time required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

ART107 - Fundamentals of Three-Dimensional Art I
Course explores basic media and form leading to expression of personal concept. Topics in media include clay, plaster (additive or subtractive), wood, plaster casting and other construction materials such as metal, paper and epoxy. Topicsin form cover relationships of masses, lines and textures to each other. Studio work outside of regular class time required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

ART108 - Fundamentals of Three-Dimensional Art II
Course continues ART 107, concentrating on more advanced exploration of media and form in relation to personal concept. Content includes clay, plaster, wood, epoxies (optional) and plastics (optional). Focus is on developing personal concept. Studio work outside of regular class time required. Prerequisite: ART 107 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

ART109 - Art History: Jewish Art from Antiquity to Modern Israel
Course explores Jewish artists searching for original style from the building of the tabernacle in the desert till the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem. Focus is on the influences of non-Jewish styles on Jewish art and architecture in the Diaspora as a reflection of diversity and assimilation and the new challenges after the re-establishment of the state of Israel.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ART110 - History of Photography
Course presents visually oriented history of development of commercial and creative photography and photographic technology. Focus is on understanding how photography fits into past and present human experience and how photographer reflects self within social context of culture.IAI F2 904
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 904

ART111 - Art History: Prehistoric to Renaissance
Course is comparative study of art as expression of human experience from prehistoric to Renaissance period. Content includes major artists, styles and movements. Focus is on development of perceptive stylistic analysis and ability to understand a work of art in relation to cultural context.IAI F2 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 901

ART112 - Art History: Renaissance to Modern
Course is a comparative study of art as expression of human experience from Renaissance to modern period. Content includes major artists, styles and movements. Focus is on development of perceptive stylistic analysis and ability to understand a work of art in relation cultural context.IAI F2 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 902

ART113 - Art History: Modern Art (Twentieth Century)
Course is a comparative study of modern art as an expression of human experience. Content includes major artists, styles and movements from 1900 to 1945. Focus is on development of perceptive stylistic analysis and ability to understand a work of art in relation to cultural context. IAI F2 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 902

ART114 - Art History: Art of the Non-Western World
Course is a comparative study of non-Western art as an expression of the human experience. Content includes art of China, Japan, India, Africa and native Americas from prehistoric to modern times. Focus is on the development of perceptive stylistic analysis and ability to understand a work of art in relation to its cultural context.IAI F2 903N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 903N

ART115 - Beginning Photography
Course explains basic photography. Student, using their own cameras, explore basics of film exposure, development and printing. Focus is on realizing camera’s ability to record fine delineation of tone and detail using black and white materials.Content includes use of studio cameras, studio lighting, brief history and basic aesthetics of photography. Studio work outside of regular class timerequired. *Students are expected to buy their own film and paper. Total cost of these items is approximately $100 in addition to the regular lab fee. The student who does not own a camera, tripod or light meter may borrow these items from the College bypaying a refundable deposit fee. Deposits will be retained when equipment is damaged or not returned on the specific due date.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART116 - Alternative Photographic Processes
Course utilizes basic photographic principles and tools and deals with development of manipulative and experimental nature of medium. Focus is onstudent’s work. Studio work outside of regular class time is required. Prerequisite:ART 115 or ART 117 or consent of instructor or department chair. *Students are expected to buy their own film and paper. Total cost of these items is approximately $100 in addition to the regular lab fee. The student who does not own a camera, tripod or light meter may borrow these items from the College bypaying a refundable deposit fee. Deposits will be retained when equipment is damaged or not returned on the specific due date.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART117 - Digital Photography
Course introduces potentials and realities of digital photography. Digital darkroom is constructed and necessary software explored. Content includes fundamentals of photography and their relation to digital imaging, basic electronic imaging principles, and scanning techniques.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART118 - Photographic Retouching and Finishing
Course covers topics in photographic finishing practices, focusing primarily on standard negative and print retouching as well as digital retouching. Content includes advanced mat cutting, frame making, and sequencing images for a portfolio presentation, as well as storage and conservation issues. Prerequisite: ART 115 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART120 - Introduction to Museum Studies
Course examines role of art museum curator. Content includes collection management and exhibit preparation, application of basic principles to other types of museums such as history, science or nature. The Koehnline Museum of Art at the Des Plaines campus serves as lab for course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ART122 - Art History: Contemporary Art
Course is a comparative study of contemporary art as an expression of human experience. Content includes major artists, styles and movements from 1945 to the present. Focus is on development of perceptive stylistic analysis and ability to understand a work of art in relation to cultural context.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ART125 - History of Graphic Design
Course presents visually-oriented history of development of commercial and creative Graphic Design and Graphic Design technology. Content includes how Graphic Design fits into past and present human experience and how Graphic Design reflects itself within social context of culture. Focus is on the concepts of design and the work of the designer in order to assess the significance of Graphic Design as a cultural, social, and political activity.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ART131 - Drawing I
Course examines basics of drawing. Focus is on development of fundamental skills in proportion, value (shading) and perspective, use of form for personal expression. Content includes work from still life, live models and outside subject matter, media use of pencil, charcoal, conte, ink and pastels. Studio work outside of regular class time required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $25

ART132 - Painting I
Course provides basic understanding of traditional and contemporary painting materials. Media include acrylics/oils and watercolors. Topics include development of pictorial composition and spatial characteristics, with emphasis on color related to the concept of the work. Studio work outside of regular class time required.Prerequisite: ART105 or ART131
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $40

ART134 - Ceramics I
Course examines techniques of hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramics. Content includes decorating and glazing techniques, understanding of appropriate form. Studio work outside of regular class time required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $60

ART145 - Watercolor I
Course provides basic understanding and working practice of watercolor as a painting medium. Content includes use of watercolor and component materials, tools and techniques associated with this medium, development of line, shape, spatial characteristics, color mixing, and their use in terms of the concept of the work. Studio work outside of scheduled class time required. Prerequisite: ART 105 or ART 131 or ART 132 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $40

ART214 - Advanced Experimental Photographic Techniques
Course expands experimental and manipulation techniques available in photography. Focus is on using current digital media in conjunction with analog photographic practices. Content includes survey of modern interpretations of 19th century processes and more demanding contemporary photographic processes. Prerequisite: ART 116.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART215 - Color Photography
Course explores aesthetics, techniques and theory of color photography. Content includes color theory, nature of light and its relationship to the additive and subtractive system of color theory, and color balance in relationship to light source and color corrected photographs. Focus is on student camera work to shoot and develop color positive and negative film, with the goal of making color photographs, applying history of photography and function of color aesthetics to photography, and to individual work. Prerequisite: ART 115 or ART 117 or consentof instructor. *Students are expected to buy their own film and paper. Total cost of these items is approximately $100 in addition to the regular lab fee. The student who does not own a camera, tripod or light meter may borrow these items from the College bypaying a refundable deposit fee. Deposits will be retained when equipment is damaged or not returned on the specific due date.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART216 - Digital Imaging
Course surveys production, manipulation and output of photographic images electronically. Students will use photographs to be digitized and put into a computer for manipulation, to create output of images to paper prints. Content includes aesthetics of photographic image manipulation in context of student work and historical perspective. Implication of photographic electronic imaging tolegal, moral and social issues discussed and related to commercial and fine arts applications. Adobe Photoshop used as the main software.Recommended: ART 115.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART217 - Advanced Digital Imaging
Course uses advanced computer methods to cover highly developed techniques of photographic electronic imagery used by graphic designers and photographers to enhance images, including airbrush and shadow making, contour shading and texture additions, retouching, montaging and coloring. Additional content includes examining traditional tasks of line drawing, pattern and texture creation that thecomputer can produce in exacting detail. Students will use photographs for digitization and computer manipulation. Photoshop used as the main software. Prerequisite: ART 216 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART218 - Advanced Black and White Photography
Course refines darkroom technique of ART 115. Content includes issues of film exposure and development in order to produce “perfect” negatives, various films, developers, chemicals, papers and toners, and advanced studio lighting; mediumand large format photography introduced. Focus is on student assignments and personal projects. Prerequisite: ART 115 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART219 - Photographic Lighting
Course presents techniques of photographic lighting. Content includes using light as a creative tool, exploring tungsten light and electronic flash in studio situations. Studio and fieldwork outside of regular class time is required. Prerequisite: ART 115 or ART 117 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART220 - Advanced Digital Photography
Course expands basic principles and tools of digital photography used in ART 117 and deals with the manipulative and experimental nature of the medium. Focus is on creation of original work utilizing the digital camera, study of developmentof manipulative photography. Studio work outside of regular class time required. Prerequisite: ART 117 or equivalent.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART222 - View Camera
Course deals with large format photography, at advanced level. Students use College-provided equipment. Content includes techniques used in large format film exposure, development and printing. Focus is on discovering benefitsassociated with view camera in various aspects of the photographic field. Lab and studio work outside of regular class time required.Prerequisite: ART 115.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART223 - Landscape Photography Field Study
Course covers aesthetic and historical developments of landscape photography. Content includes impact on artistic, cultural, social, economic and political issues, survey of historical photographers and modern practitioners of the medium. Week-long field study provides chance to employ techniques and ideas learned in class. Prerequisite: ART 115 or ART 117.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART224 - Graphic Design I
Course explores fundamental concepts of visual design. Content includes range of functional aspects of design, such as communication and the production process, to visual aspects of design. Vector drawing used as medium for designprocess examination. Adobe Illustrator used as the main software.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART225 - Layout Design and Typography
Course examines common graphic tools available in layout design, typography, and underlying design principles. Content includes typography and type design, ways of using illustrations and photographs in layouts, basic tools of graphic design for specific typography layout projects, properties of letter forms and converting letter forms into legible work. Adobe InDesign used as the main software to create typography layouts.Prerequisite: ART 224 or ART 216 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART226 - Commerical Digital Photography
Course covers aspects of digital photography as required in field of commercial photography. Content includes efficient in use of high-end input and output digital devices, color consistency from camera to scanner to computer monitor to print,and skills needed in modern digital photography commercial environment. Prerequisite: ART 117 or consent of instructor. *Students are expected to buy their own film and paper. Total cost of these items is approximately $100 in addition to the regular lab fee. The student who does not own a camera, tripod or light meter may borrow these items from the College bypaying a refundable deposit fee. Deposits will be retained when equipment is damaged or not returned on the specific due date.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART227 - Medium Format Photography
Course introduces Medium Format camera system and its format advantages forphotographer. Content includes numerous Medium Format systems used in field ofprofessional photography, use of specialized equipment to reveal form and function of variety of subjects, enhancement of experience in basic photography with refinement of film exposure and development, technical operation of the Medium Format camera, and selection of appropriate equipment and materials. Focus is on practical, problem-solving applications. Prerequisite: ART 115 or consent of instructor. *Students are expected to buy their own film and paper. Total cost of these items is approximately $100 in addition to the regular lab fee. The student who does not own a camera, tripod or light meter may borrow these items from the College bypaying a refundable deposit fee. Deposits will be retained when equipment is damaged or not returned on the specific due date.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART229 - Advanced Studio Lighting
Course presents advanced study of studio lighting practices required in field of professional photography. Content includes further exploration of techniques specific to using electronic flash in unique photographic assignments, and fields offashion, wedding, product, location/event-specific portraiture and layout-specific photography. Studio and fieldwork outside of regular class timerequired. Prerequisite: ART 219. *Students are expected to buy their own film and paper. Total cost of these items is approximately $100 in addition to the regular lab fee. The student who does not own a camera, tripod or light meter may borrow these items from the College bypaying a refundable deposit fee. Deposits will be retained when equipment is damaged or not returned on the specific due date.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART230 - Architectural Photography
Course covers esthetic and historical developments architectural photography. Content includes impact on artistic, cultural, social, economic, legal, and political issues; historical survey of architectural photographers, including modernpractitioners of the medium. Students will produce a portfolio of work employing techniques and ideas learned in class. Course maybe repeated up to three times on different topics for maximum of twelve credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART231 - Drawing II
Course is continuation of ART 131, focusing on personal approach to media and subject matter. Studio work outside of regular class time required.Prerequisite: ART 131 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $25

ART232 - Advanced Painting
Course is a continuation of ART 132, focusing on personal approach. No media restrictions. Studio work outside of regular class time required.Prerequisite: ART 132 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

ART234 - Ceramics II
Course is a continuation of ART 134, further exploring ceramic techniques, glaze calculation and aesthetic evaluation. Focus is on development of personal visual language. Studio work outside of regular class time is required.Prerequisite: ART 134 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $60

ART237 - Documentary Photography
Course covers esthetic and historical developments documentary photography. Content includes impact on artistic, cultural, social, economic, legal, and political issues; historical survey of documentary photographers, including modern practitioners of the medium. Students will produce a portfolio of work employing techniques and ideas learned in class. Course maybe repeated up to three times on different topics for maximum of twelve credits.Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART240 - Museum Studies: Field Experience
Course offers on-site experience in museum field. Students serve internship (paid) or practicum (unpaid) for 10 hours weekly at a Chicago area museum (art, history, natural history, science, botanic garden). Job appropriate to student¿s skills. Regular meetings with instructor to provide detailed reports of work experience required. Prerequisite: ART 120.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 10)

ART243 - Life Drawing I
Course explores structure and expressive potential of the form. Focus is on drawing from model, using various media. Prerequisite: ART 231 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $45

ART244 - Designing Branding and Logos
Course provides an examination of the role of graphic design in brand identity, logo design, and brand marketing. Topics include current design strategies for developing integrated digital branding solutions and practical application by hands-on experience in designing, application, and presentation of a company identity, logo, and brand program.Prerequsite: ART 224 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART245 - Watercolor II
Course continues ART 145 Watercolor I, with further development of techniques, style, approach, concept and content. Advanced studies and exercises to produce more finished and accomplished work. Individual approach (style) and self- directed concepts stressed. Studio work outside of scheduled class time required.Prerequisite: ART 145 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $40

ART250 - Computer Art
Course provides hands-on experience with graphic arts, using computer as primary tool for generation and manipulation of visual images. Content includes use of computer hardware, software as well as additional peripheral components as media to create, store, sort, alter, combine and otherwise manipulate images as ideas for use in both fine and applied art and design. Fractal Painter used as the main software.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART251 - Advanced Computer Art
Course explores different media in making electronic images using many techniques which draw upon common skills and procedures. Content includes application processes using various computer software related to specificimages, relationships to other techniques, customizing brushes, applying textures, creating dramatic borders, making mosaics, applying paint and sketches, transforming photographs, and animation. Production of finished output majorgoal of course. Adobe Photoshop and Corel Painter used as the main software. Prerequisite: ART 250 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART253 - Life Drawing II
Course advances further development of structural and compositional skills in life drawing. Prerequisite: ART 243 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $45

ART256 - Advanced Graphic Design
Course covers advanced techniques of vector drawing. Content includes a broader and deeper exploration of artistic communication and design, as well as the production process of vector drawing. Prerequisite: ART 224.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART257 - Advanced Masking and Compositing
Course presents techniques used in creating complex selections and masks with Adobe Photoshop to produce creative composite images—from realistic to abstract. Techniques include the creation, manipulation and output of images via inkjet printer to a variety of art papers using photographs, other original artand found objects that will be scanned into the computer. Topics include the aesthetics of image manipulation, both in the context of the student’s development of style and from an historical perspective, and the legal, moral and social issues of commercial and fine arts applications of photographic electronic imaging. Prerequisite: ART 216 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART259 - Web Graphic Page Design
Course covers introduction to web page design and production. Content includes fundamentals of graphic production, layout design principles, introduction to HTML, CSS, and other relevant coding language. Dreamweaver used as the main software. Recommended: experience with digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART260 - 3D Animation and Multimedia
Course explores design and production of animation and multimedia applications. Content includes three-dimensional rendering; its relationship to traditional two-dimensional graphic production, computer animation, and multimedia concepts and production procedures. Different media of computer sound, text, and imaging, and combinations of multimedia productions also covered.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART261 - 3D Advanced Animation and Multimedia
Course presents working knowledge of 3-D modeling, rendering transparency control, and compositing. Content includes combining images, type, 3-D models, and illustrations into complex animation sequences; assembling animations,involving 2-D graphics, type, and logo animation; and practical issue of frame-by- frame versus real-time recording. Alias Maya used as the main software. Prerequisite: ART 260 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART262 - Multimedia Sound Production
Course explores musical instrument digital interfaces and synthesizers. Content includes how technologies change way music is conceived, performed, produced, recorded, and published; midi synthesizers as musical instrument and sound source, as well as input/output device for computer; sequencing, algorithmic composition, extended performance application, creative possibilities of sound and picture, and temporal aspect of music to moving images. Prerequisite: ART 260 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART263 - Computer Graphics and Video in Multimedia
Course explores methods used in professional video and film production. Content includes storyboard, structure, and production of short video piece; computer-generated material, such as 2D and 3D graphics and animations, in combinationwith scanned photographs and digitized video production. Focus is on software manipulation of video, including distorting video segments with custom filters, and special effect techniques such as compositing, rotoscoping, and morphing.Practical considerations of graphic format, resolution, color and saturation limitation are explored. Key peripherals explained in context of real world production situations. Adobe Aftereffects used as the main software. Prerequisite: ART 260 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART264 - Multimedia Authoring
Course covers the use of authoring tools and issues affecting multimedia production projects from design phase through completion. Projects completed in software package. Content includes basic programming techniques, animation control, software engineering principles for multimedia environment, use of color images and sound, incorporation of movies, CD-ROM production, testing and mastering. Prerequisite: ART 260.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART265 - Prepress and Press
Course presents background information and methodology for production of high quality publications in desktop environment. Content includes powerful tools available for the electronic prepress and press imaging, assembly of publications with computer tools, and most common publishing problems. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop used as the main software.Prerequisite: ART 225 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART266 - Computer Graphics Using Macintosh Platform
Course covers production of computer graphics, using Macintosh platform in graphic design production environment. Prerequisites: ART 216 andART 225, or consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

ART267 - Web Layout Design and Typography
Course covers applications of common graphic tools available in web layout design and typography. Content includes artistic principles and techniques of web page design and layout, and examination of graphic design process from concept to production. Dreamweaver is used as the main software. Prerequisite: ART 259 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART268 - Advanced Web Animation and Multimedia I
Course covers current major animation techniques used in web design and development. Content includes the development of effective animation design within the limitations of the online web medium and methods of using digital sound and video to complement visual graphics in web page designs. Prerequisite: ART 259.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART270 - 3D Illustration
Course covers fundamentals of 3D image making. Content includes traditional use of media and compositional skills combined with technical material necessary to produce high-end illustrative art. Focus on landscape, seascape and urbanscapeimaging. Daz Bryce is used as the main software. Final output involves large size printing.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART271 - Advanced Multimedia Authoring
Course covers in-depth understanding of interactive presentations, for students with basic knowledge of Macromedia Director as a tool for multimedia design and production. Content includes how media such as sound, video, Flash, QTVR, fonts, text and graphics are controlled by Lingo to create interactive presentations, with final output to CD-ROM and the web (via Shockwave); practical and aesthetic considerations of projects such as games, instructional or promotional pieces, or other artistic expressions through multimedia. Integration with Internet is stressed. Prerequisite: ART 264 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART272 - Portfolio Development
Course covers developing appropriate portfolios. Content includes examining different media, and developing types of portfolios for the commercial world, for transfer to other art schools, and for exhibiting fine art. Prerequisites: ART 216, ART 224, and ART 225.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

ART273 - Advanced Web Animation and Multimedia II
Course examines combining graphic animation tools and procedures with accepted principles of web layout design and typography. Content includes artistic principles and techniques of web page design and layout, to create web sites withenhanced interactivity and multimedia integration. Macromedia Flash used as the main software. Prerequisite: ART 268.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART274 - Game Modeling and Character Development
Course explores animation, modeling and texturing specific to games and post-production. Content includes character animation involving looping, character interacting and timing, modeling and texturing in different resolutions, and vertex coloring. Alias Maya used as the main software. Prerequisites: ART 260 and ART 261.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART275 - Game Systems and Design
Course covers practical aspects of game design. Content includes interface design, game documentation, working with game tests, experimental and conceptual topics of play mechanics, experience design, design of gaming spaces, and game balancing. Prerequisite: ART 260 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART277 - Color Management
Course focuses on the use of Color Management to get consistent color from input through editing through output and color correction techniques. Topics include creation and use of ICC color profiles for scanners, digital cameras, monitors, and inkjet printers; choosing hardware, types of ink, using art papers, proofing, and related techniques. Prerequisite: ART 216.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART278 - The Digital Darkroom
Course provides students of digital photography with an integrated approach to the digital darkroom. Students will learn to organize digital images for effective workflow. Content includes color management techniques, such as monitorcalibration, image editing capabilities of Adobe Bridge/Camera RAW and Lightroom, Photoshop techniques for professional digital photographers, fine tonal and color adjustments, noise reduction, sharpening techniques, use of ICC color profiles in their printing procedures and a variety of fine art inkjet papers. Prerequisite: ART 216.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

ART290 - Topics in Photography and Graphic Design
Course offers specialized instruction in current topics in art, photography and/or graphic design. Topics will be identified for each section of the course. May be repeated up to three times on different topics for maximum of twelve semestercredit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-8)

ATA102 - Introduction to Automotive Technology
Course introduces field of automotive technology. Topics include history of transportation, service shop organization, vehicle maintenance and lubricating services. Focus is on job and shop safety. Prerequisite: Interview with and consentof department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA110 - Engine Performance and Fuel Systems
Course concentrates on ignition and fuel systems. Topics include of diagnosis and analysis, repairing and testing procedures. and principles repair of carburetors and. Prerequisite: ATA 111 and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA111 - Electrical Systems
Course studies principles of automotive electrical systems. Topics include detailed operation and servicing of batteries, starters, distributors, generators, alternators, and regulators. Focus is on the diagnosis and repair of the auto electrical system. Prerequisite: Interview with and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA113 - Brake Systems
Course studies fundamentals of passenger car brakes systems. Topics include hydraulic systems, power brake systems and self-adjusting brakes. Prerequisite ATA 102 and consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

ATA114 - Steering, Balancing, and Alignment
Course studies fundamentals of manual and power steering, principles of front end alignment and wheel balancing. Focus is on troubleshooting and service area, using manufacturer’s manuals. Prerequisite ATA 102 and consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

ATA118 - Diesel I
Course studies fundamentals of light/medium duty vehicles. Topics include safety, basic diesel engine operation, engine component terminology, cooling and lubrication systems, and air induction. Prerequisite: ATA 111 or ELT 101 or equivalent; interview with and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA204 - Basic Automotive Engines
Course covers basic operation of automotive engines. Topics include complete valve repair, with focus on engine parts, covering measuring, cleaning, assembly and disassembly. Prerequisite: Interview with and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA205 - Advanced Automotive Engines
Course presents in-depth study of automobile engine. Topics include operation, construction and design; methods of engine testing, diagnosing and repairing. Prerequisite: ATA 204 and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA206 - Clutches, Transmissions, and Differentials
Course studies operational principles of clutches and standard and automatic transmissions. Topics include theory, operation, repair and troubleshooting on different assemblies and on drive lines, and axle assemblies.Prerequisite: Interview with and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA207 - Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
Course teaches principles of automotive heating and air conditioning. Focus is on basic air conditioning cycle as well as the servicing of this system. Prerequisite: ATA 206 and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA208 - Automatic Transmissions
Course studies operational principles of automatic transmissions. Topics include theory of operation, repair, and troubleshooting on different assemblies of automatic transmissions.Prerequisite: Interview with and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA210 - Advanced Engine Performance Analysis
Course studies look at the fault analysis of onboard computers and OBDII Emissions with the aid of advanced scan tool diagnostics. Diagnosis of fuel injection, computer controlled EI, DI, COP ignition systems are also covered.Prerequisite: ATA 110 and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA214 - Advanced Steering and Alignment
Course studies advanced fault analyses of Manual/Power Steering, Electronic Steering Assist, and Alignments (2 and 4 Wheel drive). The course also allows for removal, disassembly, and replacement of components followed up by alignments.Prerequisite: ATA 114 and consent of department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ATA218 - Diesel II
Course studies fundamentals of light/medium duty vehicles. Topics include; low pressure/high pressure fuel systems, emissions, hydraulic nozzle injector, (HEUI) injector systems, and rail high-pressure injector systems. Prerequisite: ATA 118 with a minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

BNA100 - Basic Nurse Assistant Training
Course offers a basic study of principles and procedures used by the nurse assistant in long term care, home health settings and hospitals. Content focus is on basic human needs and care of the elderly. Integration of skills and concepts isacquired through hands-on clinical experience at local health care facilities. This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Upon completion, students may apply to take the Illinois Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Exam. Prerequisite: Successful completion of course admission procedures
7 Credit Hours (lecture: 5; lab: 7)
Fee: $240

BNA105 - Basic Nurse Assistant Job Training
Course expands understanding of today’s health care workplace and the role of the CNA. Content focus is on gaining gain the job search techniques necessary to obtain employment in the health care field, e.g., hospitals, long term care andhome health. Intended for those currently enrolled in BNA 100 Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in BNA 100.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

BIO101 - Introduction to Life Science
Laboratory course introduces life science. Content includes cell structure and function, cell division, nucleic acids and proteins, biodiversity and evolution, and selected human systems. Intended for non-science majors, and those whodesire an understanding of fundamental life processes, or who intends to pursue higher biology courses. IAI L1 900L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 3)
Fee: $40
IAI Code: L1 900L

BIO103 - A Survey of Ecology
This non-laboratory course provides an introduction into our natural environment and the relationships between humans and the environment. Topics include ecosystem structure and function, population dynamics, renewable and non-renewable resources, alternative energies, waste management, pollution, management of natural areas, overview of ecological balances in nature, and human’s relationship to these balances. Intended for the non-science major. Credit cannot be received in both BIO 103 and BIO 106.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BIO104 - Human Genetics (non-laboratory course)
Course introduces basic genetic principles and applications in human populations. Content includes cell cycle; structure, function, mutation and transmission of the genetic material; role of genetics in health care and biotechnology; and ethical, psychological and social implications of gene-based medicine. Credit cannot be received in both BIO 104 and BIO 105. IAI L1 906
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: L1 906

BIO105 - Human Genetics
Laboratory course introduces basic genetic principles and applications in human populations. Content includes cell cycle; structure, function, mutation and transmission of the genetic material; role of genetics in health care and biotechnology; and ethical, psychological and social implications of gene-based medicine. Course identical to BIO 104 except that BIO 105 includes weekly handson laboratory activities. Credit cannot be received for both BIO 104 and BIO 105.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

BIO106 - Introduction to Environmental Science
Laboratory course introduces study of the environment in which we live and of factors contributing to its alteration. Content includes ecosystem structure and function, population dynamics, resources, pollution; evaluation and managementof natural areas; overview of ecological balances in nature and man’s relationship to these balances. Intended for non-science majors. IAI L1 905L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $35
IAI Code: L1 905L

BIO108 - General Botany
Laboratory course focuses on biological aspects of the plant kingdom, with topics ranging from sub-cellular processes to ecological roles. Content includes structural and physiological adaptations, present and past diversity, reproduction, genetics and evolution, and ecological interactions. Recommended Prerequisite: High school biology.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

BIO110 - Sex and Gender Basis of Life, Wellness and Disease
This non-laboratory course explores the intersection of sex and gender with health and disease states. Content includes an overview of the factors that influence the development of disease states; the differences between sex and gender and how they influence health and disease; history of gender and sex differences in medicine, and how sex and gender influence the development of selected disease states.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BIO112 - Essentials of Nutrition
Course introduces concepts and principles of the science of nutrition. Content includes identification and definition of the nutritional components of food; elements of digestion, metabolism and energy management; consideration of. nutrition requirements for each age group and health problems related to diet. Intended for anyone interested in becoming a more knowledgeable consumerof nutritional information. Credit cannot be earned in both BIO 112 and BIO 113. Prerequisite: One year of high school chemistry or biology.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BIO113 - Basics of Nutrition
Course introduces concepts and principles of the science of nutrition. Content includes identification and definition of the nutritional components of food and energy management. Consideration of nutrition requirements for each age group and health problems related to diet. Credit cannot be earned in both BIO 112 and BIO 113. Prerequisite: One year of high school chemistry or biology.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

BIO114 - Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology
Non-laboratory survey course covers the structure and function of each body system. Content includes body planes, directional terms, quadrants, body cavities, and the major organs in each body system.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BIO121 - General College Biology I
Laboratory course examines basic principles of biology. Content includes cellular biochemistry and physiology, photosynthesis, and cellular respiration; details of protein synthesis and functions of DNA and RNA in gene function. First of two-course sequence. Intended for those wanting strong biological focus in curricula.Recommended: High school chemistry or its equivalent, such as CHM 101 or CHM 105; Prerequisite: BIO 101 with minimum grade of C or one year of high school biology with minimum grade of C, either option completed within the last five years. IAI L1 900L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40
IAI Code: L1 900L

BIO122 - General College Biology II
Laboratory course continues BIO 121. Content includes mitosis, meiosis, Mendelian genetics, chromosomes and heredity, evolution, diversity of living organisms (including bacteria, archaea, selected protists, fungi , plants and animals), and ecology. Second of two-course sequence.Prerequisite: BIO 121
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

BIO170 - Human Aging
Course examines current concepts of normal physical changes which occur in adult human over time. Focus is on physiological and structural effects of aging on major organs and systems of the body. Content includes application of scientific findings to health and wellness of older individuals. Students cannot receive credit for both BIO 170 and PTA 170.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

BIO230 - Methods in Biotechnology
Laboratory course on biotechnology focusing on the molecular and genetic principles and processes involved in biotechnology. The course covers the theory and practice of commonly used techniques in recombinant DNA technology. Content includes separation techniques of biological macromolecules such as nucleic acids and proteins, growing bacteria, isolation of DNA, DNA cloning, and PCR.Prerequisite: BIO 121 with a minimum grade of C or consent of the department chairperson.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

BIO231 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Laboratory course presents basic biochemical principles, cytology, histology, immunology, integument system, osteology, arthrology, muscle anatomyand physiology, and anatomy and physiology of spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. Cadavers and other appropriate specimens used. First of two-part sequence. Intended primarily for student in health fields. Prerequisite: Either BIO 101 or BIO 121 with a minimum grade of C, or one year of high school biology with a minimum grade of C, any option completed within the last five years; demonstrate entry level competency for EGL 090, EGL 097 or EGL 101 by coursework or placement. Recommended: CHM 101 or CHM 105.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

BIO232 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Laboratory course continues BIO 231. Content includes structure and function of central nervous system and special senses, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems. Cadavers and other appropriate specimens used. Second of two-part sequence. Intended primarily for student in allied health fields. Prerequisite: BIO 231 with a minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

BIO235 - Ecology Undergraduate Research
Course provides undergraduate research experience. Content includes active participation in selected research experience: performing experiments, collecting data, analyzing results, interactive research with other students and professors; reading and critiquing research articles in selected area of research, and presenting results at end of semester. This course can be repeated once for credit.Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

BIO240 - Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Laboratory Research
Course provides undergraduate research experience. Interdisciplinary course co-listed with CHM 240. Team-taught by faculty from several disciplines. Content includes active participation in selected research experience: performing experiments, collecting data, analyzing results, interactive research with other students and professors; reading and critiquing research articles in selectedarea of research, and presenting results at end of semester. Course can be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

BIO242 - Pathophysiology and Human Disease
Course analyzes and compares human diseases by studying pathophysiology, histopathology, pathogenesis and diseases as they impact cellular metabolism. Course content integrates pathophysiology with more common clinical aspects of disease. Course is intended primarily for health career students.Prerequisite: BIO 232
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BIO244 - Principles of Pharmacology
Course introduces pharmacology, primarily for students in allied health fields. Content includes an introduction to terminology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug category, use, and side effects. Prerequisite: BIO 232 with minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in BIO 232.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

BIO251 - Microbiology
Laboratory course introduces biology of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses. Content includes metabolism, genetics, identification, control, physiology, relationship to health and disease, and host defense. Intended primarily for student in health fields. Prerequisite: BIO 121 (preferred) with a minimum grade of C or BIO 231 with a minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $60

BIO290 - Topics in Biology
Course meets the special interest needs of biology students. Topics will be offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat BIO 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of ninesemester credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 0)

BUS101 - Introduction to Business
Course introduces students to the study of business. Content includes issues and topics related to business and economics in the United States and globally; business careers; key components of a business plan; and the ethical, legal, and social responsibilities of business. Recommended: Placement in EGL 101; hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS107 - Business Ethics
Course investigates moral issues which arise in the conduct of business, marketing and advertising. Of value for business students and consumers. Topics include corporate responsibility and social justice, conflicts of interest, environmental issues, problems of discrimination, and the rights of employees and consumers. Students cannot get credit for both PHL 107 and BUS 107.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS110 - Personal Finance
Course presents overview of personal and family financial planning. Topics focus on financial record-keeping, planning one’s spending, consumer credit, tax planning, making buying decisions, purchasing insurance, selecting investments, and retirement and estate planning.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS221 - Business Law
Course introduces business law. Content includes the basic law of contracts, sales and bailments; case method and problems illustrate legal problems affecting business contracts; development of common law as modified by the UniformCommercial Code.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS222 - Business Law
Course studies law of negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code. Content includes agencies, partnerships and corporations, with focus on case method and problem solving techniques. Recommended: BUS 221.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS225 - The Legal Environment of Business
Course presents deeper understanding of current business organization. Topic focus is on role of the federal government in balancing rights of the individual and business in a free enterprise system within framework of the U. S. Constitution.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS230 - Principles of Finance
Course examines financial principles. Content includes proper buying, saving, investing and borrowing of monetary funds and financial assets to maximize the enterprise’s profit, while minimizing the risk of insolvency; fixed and working capital requirements, and the source of such funds.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

BUS249 - Introduction to ERP Systems
Must be copied below for new courses or revised course descriptions, and must match what is written in the generic course syllabus. Course introduces SAP, Enterprise Resource Planning. The course is intended to explain how the fundamental business processes interact within an ERP system in the functional areas of; sales and distribution, materials management, production planning, financial accounting, controlling, and human resource management. Students may not receive credit in both BUS249 and CIS249.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

BUS292 - Topics in Business
Course is designed to meet special interest needs of Business students and local business organizations. Special topics offered for variable credit, from one to four semester credit hours. BUS 292 may be repeated up to three times on differenttopics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

CAD105 - Industrial Design Engineering
Course introduces industrial design, and its place in the manufacturing process. Content includes design visualization, creation, and application of 3-D computer-generated models in today’s manufacturing, communication, and publishing industries; creating a 3-D computer model component design from original idea, pencil sketching, and concept analysis, to use of surface and solid modeling software; use of Boolean operations in model construction and editing, display commands, detailing, geometric translation, rendering and presentation.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD116 - Basic AutoCAD
Course is first of three in drafting and design using AutoCAD software. Content includes setting up a drawing electronically; drawing and editing; construction techniques; display commands; effective layering; dimensioning and detailing;using blocks, and plotting.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD117 - Intermediate AutoCAD
Course is second of three in AutoCAD. Content includes assigning attributes to blocks; using external references; grouping and filtering entities, and slide shows; three-dimensional (3D) topics cover dynamic viewing, defining coordinate systems, extrusions, wireframe modeling, surface modeling; introduction in to solid modeling. Recommended: CAD 116 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

CAD118 - Advanced AutoCAD
The last course in the core AutoCAD sequence follows up on solid modeling topics, including an introduction to parametric design and rendering. The focus of the course is productively customizing AutoCAD, including customization ofmenus, toolbars, and digitizers. The Auto LISP programming language is also introduced. Recommended: CAD 117 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

CAD134 - Basic AutoCAD for Interior Design
Course introduces Computer-Aided Design with emphasis on interior design applications. Students use the computer to draw and plot floor plans, lighting and electrical plans, and elevations. The course covers setting up a drawing electronically, drawing and editing, construction techniques, display commands, effective layering, dimensioning and detailing, using blocks, and plotting.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD136 - Advanced AutoCAD for Interior Design
Second course in AutoCAD for interior design covers creating and utilizing advanced drawing techniques; developing complex interior design applications including lighting, electrical plans, elevations, and 3D drawings; producing drawings with unconventional angles; using symbols/blocks and assigning attributes for use in drawing applications; and producing drawing plots with multiple scales with advanced functionality.Recommended: CAD 134.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD140 - CAD Introduction to Building Systems - HVAC
Course in CAD for Facilities Management or Facilities Engineering focuses on Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), and fire protection systems. Course covers layout and creation of computer-generated models as they apply to building's mechanical systems. Topics include fundamentals of the development ofconstruction drawings using CAD for HVAC, and fire protection systems. (Course does not include engineering aspects of design but only the layout and drafting using CAD.) Students cannot receive credit for both CAD 140 and FME 140.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD191 - Emergency Response Pre-Plan Design
A course for emergency responders using computer- based software. Course introduces emergency response applications with emphasis on emergency pre-planning. It focuses on designing plans for use by emergency responders usingFirehouse, AutoCAD, and other applicable software. The computer will be used by students to document information about the condition of assets, including buildings and personnel for transmission to emergency operations managers and personnel who need it for planning response, crisis management, and recovery efforts. Credit cannot be received in both CAD 191 and FIR 191.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD210 - Industrial Design Engineering Techniques
Course continues IDE 110, to increase skills for creating prototypes of computer models using 3-D modeling software. Hands-on lab course involves critical thinking skills related to industrial design and manufacturing. Content includes industrial techniques such as extrusions, laser cutting, fasteners, welding, sheet metal production, injection molding, and stereo lithography; production process utilizing computer-controlled machining centers and prototyping equipment.Recommended: CAD 105.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD220 - CAD Introduction to Building Systems - Revit
Revit enables students to create full 3D architectural project models and place them in working drawings. Class focuses on the basic tools that the majority of users will need to work with. Topics include creating floor plans, adding views, adding various building components, and creating sheets for plotting. Credit cannot be received in both ARC 220 and CAD 220. Recommended: Knowledge of CAD drafting.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD223 - Introduction to 3D Studio Max
Course introduces 3D Studio MAX, the leading software in its field, preferred choice of animators, designers and engineers. Content includes capabilitiesof animation and rendering features as used in such diverse applications as engineering and architectural visualization, accident recreation and multimedia presentations.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

CAD224 - Advanced Building Information Modeling - Revit
This is the second course in BIM Technologies for Revit Architecture. Topics include site development, interoperability, linking and managing projects, advanced modeling methods, design options, phasing, work sharing and 2D and 3D presentation techniques.Recommended: CAD 220 or consent of instructor
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD228 - Revit – MEP – Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing
Course in BIM Technologies for Revit will focus on HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical Systems. Topics include working with linked architectural files, piping systems and fire protection systems, electrical components, circuits, cable tray and conduits, annotating construction documents and creating schedules.Recommended: CAD 220 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD230 - Introduction to Solid Works
Course explores the theory and application of solid modeling techniques for product design and manufacturing, using SolidWorks parametric modeling software. Content includes transforming computer sketches into three-dimensionalfeatures; parametric modeling techniques further explored to create computer models of plastic molded parts; casting; and sheet metal; photorealistic rendering and animation of threedimensional models to visually communicate design ideas.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD231 - Advanced SolidWorks
Course is advanced exploration of the theory and application of solid modeling techniques for product design and manufacturing using SolidWorks. Content includes photorealistic rendering of computer models; animation, andadvanced computer modeling techniques; design topics such as molded parts, sheet metal, detail drawings, and assemblies. Recommended: CAD 230.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD240 - Introduction to Autodesk Inventor
Course explores issues in the field of computeraided design using Autodesk Inventor. Content includes basic parametric modeling techniques using sketching tools; creating basic three-dimensional parts, assemblies, and 3-D presentations.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CAD290 - Topics in Computer-Aided Design
Course explores major issues in the field of Computer-Aided Design. Topics will be selected from the following subspecialties as they relate to the design process: up-and-coming CAD software packages, animation, multimedia, Internet, andsimulation. Course has different focus and/or scope from other courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine semester hours of credit. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

CHM101 - Introductory Chemistry
Course introduces the basic concepts and language of chemistry; includes lectures and weekly hands-on laboratory. Content includes classification, properties and states of matter; measurements; atomic structure and bonding; properties of gases; chemical reactions and stoichiometry. Similar to CHM 105, but more in-depth coverage of fewer topics. Credit cannot be received for both CHM 101 and CHM 105. Recommended: COL 101. Prerequisite: MAT070 (formerly MAT 051) or Mat 052 with a grade of P; or MAT 114 with minimum grade of C; or placement into a higher MAT course; or consent of instructor. COL 101 is recommended.IAI P1 902L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40
IAI Code: P1 902L

CHM105 - Elements of Chemistry
Course is one-semester survey of concepts of general, organic and biochemistry. Content includes classification, properties and states of matter; atomic structure and bonding; reactions of some inorganic compounds; a survey of functional groups, structure and properties of organic and biochemical compounds. Intendedfor students preparing for nursing and certain other health career programs. Credit cannot be received in both CHM 101 and CHM 105. Prerequisite: MAT 070, (formerly MAT 051) or Mat 052 with a grade of P; or MAT 114 with minimum grade of C; or placement into a higher MAT course; or consent of instructor.IAI P1 902L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40
IAI Code: P1 902L

CHM121 - General College Chemistry I
Course is first of two semester sequence (CHM 121 and CHM122). Content includes the periodic table of elements, atomic structure, basic concepts of quantum theory, stoichiometry of compounds and reactions, thermochemistry,molecular structure, bonding, intermolecular interactions, the gaseous state, and solutions. Weekly hands-on lab activities. Intended for students enrolled in science and/or pre-professional curricula. Prerequisite: MAT 110 with minimum grade of C, and one year of high school chemistry or CHM 101 or CHM 105, with minimum grade of C, or consent of instructor. Recommended: MAT 140 or MAT 149. IAI P1 902L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40
IAI Code: P1 902L

CHM122 - General College Chemistry II
Course continues CHM 121. Content includes kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base theory and equilibria, solubility equilibria, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, nuclear chemistry, coordination compounds, and an introduction to organic and biochemistry. Weekly laboratory activities. Prerequisite: MAT 140 or MAT 149 with minimum grade of C, and CHM 121 with minimum grade ofC, or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

CHM207 - Elementary Organic Chemistry
Course is one-semester survey of organic chemistry. Content includes an introduction and overview of the structure, nomenclature, properties, preparation, and reactions of the main organic functional groups; introduces biochemistry, including categories of bio-molecules and pharmaceuticals. Two weekly hands-on lab sessions. Intended for those whose curriculum requires only one semester of organic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHM 101, or CHM 105, or CHM 121, with minimum grade of C in all courses, or consent of instructor.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 4)
Fee: $45

CHM221 - Organic Chemistry I
Course is first of two-course sequence (CHM 221 and CHM 222). Content presents theories, structures, and reactions of organic chemistry, including the properties of various functional groups; bonding and structure of organicmolecules; properties and reactions of aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons and alkyl halides; stereochemistry; spectroscopy, including infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance; reaction intermediates and mechanisms such as nucleophilicsubstitutions and electrophilic additions; and multi-step organic synthesis. Weekly hands-on lab activities including preparations, separations, and identifications of organic compounds. Identical to CHM 223 except that CHM 221 includes one three-hour laboratory per week, rather than two three-hour laboratory periods perweek. Prerequisite: CHM 122 with a minimum grade of C or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

CHM222 - Organic Chemistry II
Course is second of two-course sequence (CHM 221 and CHM 222). Content includes study of structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of alcohols and phenols, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines, condensation reactions, polymers, and biomolecules. Weekly hands-on laboratory activities including preparations, separations, and identifications of organic compounds. It is identical to CHM 224 except that CHM 222 includes one three-hour lab per week, rather than the two three-hour labs per week. Prerequisite: CHM 221, or CHM 223, with minimum grade of C in all courses, or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

CHM223 - Organic Chemistry I
Course is first of two-course sequence (CHM 223 and CHM 224). Content presents theories, structures, and reactions of organic chemistry, including the properties of various functional groups; bonding and structure of organicmolecules; properties and reactions of aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons and alkyl halides; stereochemistry; spectroscopy, including infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance; reaction intermediates and mechanisms such as nucleophilicsubstitutions and electrophilic additions; and multi-step organic synthesis. Weekly hands-on lab activities including preparations, separations, and identifications of organic compounds. Identical to CHM 221 except that CHM 223 includes twothree-hour labs per week, rather than one threehour lab per week. Prerequisite: CHM 122, or CHM 207, with minimum grade of C, or consent of instructor.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 5)
Fee: $50

CHM224 - Organic Chemistry II
Course is second of two-course sequence (CHM 223 and CHM 224). Content includes study of structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of alcohols and phenols, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines, condensation reactions, polymers, and biomolecules. Weekly hands-on lab activities including preparations, separations, and identifications of organic compounds. Identical to CHM 222 except that CHM 224 includes two three-hour labs per week, rather than one three-hour lab per week. Prerequisite: CHM 221, or CHM 223, with minimum grade of C, or consent of instructor.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $50

CHM229 - Biochemistry
Course introduces molecules, macromolecules, and processes found in living organisms. Content includes structures of amino acids, nucleotides, lipids, and sugars; corresponding macromolecular structures, i.e., proteins, nucleic acids, membranes, and polysaccharides as related to their biological functions; kinetics and mechanism of enzymatic reactions, the central metabolic pathways, the genetic code and developments in biotechnology. Recommended: BIO 101 or higher BIO course. Prerequisite: CHM 122 & CHM 207, or CHM 224, or CHM 222, with minimum grade of C in all courses, or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

CHM230 - Biochemistry
Course introduces molecules, macromolecules, and processes found in living organisms. Content includes structures of amino acids, nucleotides, lipids, and sugars; corresponding macromolecular structures, i.e., proteins, nucleic acids, membranes, and polysaccharides as related to their biological functions; kinetics and mechanism of enzymatic reactions, the central metabolic pathways, the genetic code and developments in biotechnology. Identical to CHM 229 except that CHM 230 includes weekly hands-on laboratory activities. Recommended: BIO 101 or higher BIO course. Prerequisite: CHM 207, or CHM 222, or CHM 224, with minimum grade of C in all courses, or consent of instructor.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 4)
Fee: $40

CHM240 - Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Laboratory Research
Course provides undergraduate research experience in an interdisciplinary course co-listed with BIO 240. Team-taught by faculty from several disciplines. Content includes active participation in a research experience that involves performing experiments, collecting data, analyzing results; interacting with other students and professors in their research; reading and critiquing researcharticles in the same research area and presenting at the end of the semester. Course can be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

CHM290 - Topics in Chemistry
Course meets special interest needs of CHM students. Special topics offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat CHM 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credithours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

CHI101 - Beginning Chinese I
Course develops basic skills of Mandarin Chinese within the context of Chinese culture. Content includes listening comprehension, pronunciation, reading and writing of Chinese characters, and understanding grammar, No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss properplacement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CHI102 - Beginning Chinese II
Course further develops reading, writing and speaking skills of standard modern Mandarin. Content includes introduction to grammar, 500 Chinese characters, and 1200 compounds. Prerequisite: CHI 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CHI105 - Conversational Chinese
Course provides practice in conversational Mandarin Chinese to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, tones, and vocabulary development. Oral presentations and class discussions of life in China. Prerequisite: CHI 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CHI201 - Intermediate Chinese I
Course expands knowledge of culture and language. Content includes etymology of Chinese words, Chinese geography, history, society, literature, and philosophy. Further development of skills in reading and writing, and practice ineveryday conversational Mandarin Chinese.Prerequisite: CHI 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CHI202 - Intermediate Chinese II
Course introduces Chinese customs, history, society and literature. Content includes reading and writing 1900 Chinese characters, translating paragraphs into English, and writing short essays and summaries of short stories. Prerequisite: CHI 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

COL101 - College Success Seminar
Course provides an introduction to the college setting and develops the competencies necessary to be a successful college student. Students learn strategies for success like goal setting, time management, test taking, self-assessment as a learner, and critical thinking. Students may only receive credit for COL 101, COL 108 or COL 110.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

COL103 - Peer Tutor Training
Course provides training in knowledge and fundamental skills essential for tutoring. Content includes techniques, methods, and approaches that are effective in improving learning and being a successful tutor, using, readings, classdiscussion, case studies, journals, group work and activities. Focus is on increasing awareness of academic and personal skills to enable students in tutorial session to achieve academic goals.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)

COL108 - The College Experience
Course develops the competencies that are necessary to be a successful college student. It is highly interactive and aligned with individual student goals. Students learn strategies for success like test taking, critical thinking, self-assessment, communication skills, and overall study skills by applying them in concurrent courses and other learning contexts. Students may only receive credit for COL 101, COL 108 or COL 110.Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in another 100-level or above Oakton course. Recommended: Enrollment during a student's first 15 credit hours at Oakton and successful completion of any required developmental course in reading and/or writing (courses below EGL 100).
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

COL110 - College Success for Adult Learners
This course is designed to prepare adult students to participate meaningfully and successfully in higher education. Topics include: study skills, time management, adult learning and accelerated formats, learning styles, career and educationalgoals, the language and standards of college, academic computing, and library research. Students may not earn credit for both COL 110 and COL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

COL120 - Academic Success Seminar
Course helps students identify, develop, and strengthen academic skills and abilities directly related to success in required courses. Specific content and activities of individual sections will be linked to designated disciplines (e.g., SOC, PSY, ECE, BIO). Course may be repeated up to two times in different content areas for a maximum of three credits. Recommended: Course to be takenconcurrently with specific General Education courses designated by section.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

CAB102 - Basic Keyboarding
This course allows the beginning student to master proper keyboarding techniques and develop minimum 18 words per minute speed and accuracy.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)
Fee: $5

CAB104 - Skill Building and Formatting
Course provides an interactive and engaging approach for skill building, business document formatting, and improving your speed and accuracy while building a marketable skill set. This course will also focus on the following: document design skills, word processing skills, and communication skills.Prerequisite: Recommend: CAB 125 and keyboarding of 20 wpm.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)

CAB106 - Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy Development
This is a course designed to increase your keyboarding speed as well as improve your keyboarding accuracy by diagnosing your weaknesses and prescribing individualized corrective practice.Prerequisite: Keyboarding of a minimum of 20 wpm (without looking at the keyboard).
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)
Fee: $5

CAB110 - Windows Fundamentals
Course presents basic Windows skills necessary to be successful in learning other Windows-based applications. Content includes understanding of Windows environment, hands-on use of both keyboard and mouse to control computer applications, perform file operations efficiently, transfer data between applications, run multiple applications simultaneously, virus check a disk and do simple troubleshooting.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)
Fee: $5

CAB125 - Word Processing Using Word
Course offers a comprehensive coverage of word processing using Microsoft Word. Hands-on applications reinforce features and skills learned in the course. It also prepares students to use Microsoft Word as a marketable skill in a work environment or for personal use. Credit cannot be received in both CAB 125 and any of CAB 120, CAB 122, or CAB 123.Recommended: CAB 110 or general knowledge of Windows; and the ability to key 20 wpm or consent of the instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $5

CAB130 - Presentation Software Using PowerPoint
Course introduces Microsoft PowerPoint program. Content includes in planning, composing and creating complete desktop presentations are creation of slides consisting of words, diagrams, pictures, charts, graphs and other images produced on computer, note pages and audience handout pages. Specialized drawing tools and built-in word processor used to create professional presentations. Recommended: Hands-on experience using Windows software.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CAB132 - Adobe Acrobat PDF
Course introduces the Adobe Acrobat program. Content includes the fundamental concepts and features of Portable Document Format (PDF), designing and viewing PDF presentations, enhancing and editing PDF documents, adding digital signatures and security, working with forms, and PDF portfolios. Recommended: Hands-on computer experience and the use of a computer operating system.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $30

CAB135 - Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel
This course offers instruction in the use of Microsoft Excel for planning, designing, and developing Workbooks. It prepares students to use Excel for the development of spreadsheets using simple and complex formulas and functions, charts, and tables. Additionally, students will learn to create and use PivotTables, Pivot-Charts, manage multiple worksheets and workbooks, and utilize what-if analysis. Recommended: MAT 060 and hands on experience using Windows software.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CAB140 - Database Application Using Access
Comprehensive course covers the tools used in Microsoft Access to create and maintain relational databases. Content includes database design, creating and modifying tables, queries, forms, and reports. Macros, Visual Basic for Applications, and interface design and development will be introduced. Recommended: Hands-on experience using one of the Microsoft Office software applications (e.g. MS-Word, MS-Excel) and Windows software
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CAB150 - Visio Fundamentals
Comprehensive course covering the features and applications of Microsoft Visio. This software creates graphical diagrams to communicate information that supplements text and numbers within business and technical documents.Prerequisite: Computer experience using software that runs in Microsoft Windows.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CAB160 - Desktop Publishing Concepts and Procedures
Course introduces the components of desktop publishing as used in the modern office, including hardware, software, graphics, typography and design. Content includes the relationship between concepts and applications.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $45

CAB165 - Desktop Publishing Using InDesign
Course introduces desktop publishing program to create and format documents, using desktop publishing technology. Content includes hands-on production of quality documents such as newsletters, brochures, and flyers suitable for publication. Recommended: Keyboarding skill 20 wpm and knowledge of and ability to fully use word processing software.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

CAB172 - Adobe Photoshop
Course introduces Adobe Photoshop, image editing program. Content includes producing high-quality digital images and manipulating scanned images, as well as outputting color separations and halftones. Practical exercises with tools to demonstrate capabilities of the Photoshop program. Recommended: Hands-on experience using Windows software.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

CAB175 - Adobe Illustrator
Course introduces Adobe Illustrator software, the industry standard for graphic designers and technical illustrators, marketing and sales. Content includes object-based drawing applications using practical exercises and includes reflecting, shearing and blending objects, drawing, layers, charting and web graphics to create professional, computer based illustrations.Prerequisite: Hands-on experience using Windows software.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

CAB180 - Administrative Office Management and Professional Development
Course provides a dynamic and integrated approach to the ever-changing demands and responsibilities of the office professional in today’s global job market. It is designed for the student who would like to develop the essential soft skills and hard skills needed in office administration for a wide range of industries and companies. Emphasis is placed on integrating skills using appropriate software applications and developing critical-thinking skills, problem-solving skills, and decision-making skills in real-life applications.Recommended: Basic computer coursework or comparable work experience.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

CAB182 - Introduction to Business Telecommunications.
Course is an overview of data communication and networks. It covers the development of essential soft skills and hard skills needed to work effectively with network administrators, network installers, and network designers. Emphasis is placed on the basic features, operations, and limitations of different types of computer networks.Recommended: Hands-on computer experience using software that runs in Windows.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CAB184 - Communication Strategies
Course develops strategies for effective communication in business. Content includes skills to plan, organize and develop business correspondence, reports, presentations and visual enhancements; edit and critique business documents; establish oral communication techniques for business situations; conduct meetings; develop dictation skills; create graphics through electronic media; andrefine listening techniques. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or entry-level competency for EGL 101 on placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

CAB225 - Advanced Word Processing and Publishing
Course reinforces word processing and desktop publishing concepts through instruction and exercises in which students create business-quality documents. Exercises are designed to build proficiency in the desktop publishing features in Word and to develop skills in critical thinking, decision making, and creativity. Based on real-life situations, students plan, design, and evaluate business and personal documents for publication. This course is designed for majors in Computer Applications for Business (CAB) and for those who wish to expand their word processing and desktop publishing skills.Prerequisite: CAB125 or consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CAB235 - Advanced Spreadsheeting Using Excel
This course is a continuation of Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel (CAB135). Students will learn advanced Excel techniques such as developing customized Excel applications including automating tasks with macros, using advanced functions, using advanced filtering techniques, using what-if analysis tools, and connecting to external data.Prerequisite: CAB 135 or consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CAB251 - Computer Applications for Business Internship
Course consists of direct work experience in a computer applications-related environment at an approved business or industrial firm applying knowledge and skills learned to their daily assigned responsibilities. The student will meet with aComputer Applications for Business instructor who will evaluate their on-the-job technical skills. Arrangements for the work experience will be made in conjunction with the CAB coordinator. In addition, the student will discuss work-related situations with the instructor. Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 15 credits in CIS, CAB, WWW, or CNS with a grade of C or better in each course and consent of instructor, department coordinator, or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 10)

CAB265 - Advanced Adobe InDesign
Course is project oriented using advanced InDesign techniques. Content includes design decisions, graphics creation, scaling and cropping, and typeface options and manipulations, as well as the creation of various types of publications. Focus is on coordination of all the components within the publishing process. Student will design, write and produce a major project, such as an annual report.Prequisite: CAB 165 with a minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $45

CAB272 - Advanced Adobe Photoshop
Course continues Photoshop usage and image manipulation presented in CAB 172 (formerly CAS 217); focus is on final output. Content includes using Photoshop special effects and filter in projects; features available in Photoshop for Web site construction. Recommended: CAB 172.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $45

CAB275 - Advanced Adobe Illustrator
Course expands use of basic Illustrator tools to create projects common to commercial graphic art production. Content includes introduction to colormanagement, technical illustration, map making and charts, Web images, point of purchase. Focus is on building a portfolio using Adobe Illustrator asa tool. Recommended: CAB 175.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $45

CAB281 - Software for Graphic Design
This is a project oriented capstone class in which the student uses current illustration and design software packages to create various professional modes of output. Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator are used along with Adobe InDesign.Prerequisite: CAB 165, CAB 172, and CAB 175 and with minimum grades of C in each.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $45

CAB290 - Topics in Computer Applications for Business
Course designed to meet the needs for specialized instruction in current office automation topics. Topics will be identified for each section of course. May be repeated up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 0-4; lab: 0-4)

CIS090 - Computers for New Users
Course focuses on introductory computer skills and basic terminology. Content includes starting the computer; desktop configuration; management of files and folders; searching the Internet; send, receive and attach a file to an email; create,format, edit, save, and print documents; create, format, edit, chart, save, and print spreadsheets. Intended for those with little to no experience in operating the hardware and commonly used software applications.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS101 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Course introduces computers and information systems. Content includes fundamental concepts of hardware and software as applied to computers in a business environment; programming, operating systems, the Internet, data communications, systems development life cycle, and information systems; use of typical software packages including word processing, spreadsheeting, database and presentation graphics. Hands-on experience with personal computers in labs.Intended for those seeking a career as a computer professional, an understanding of the role of Information Systems in the business community, or introductory “end user” computer skills. Recommended: High school algebra, MAT070, or equivalent skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS103 - Computer Software and Concepts
Course introduces business application software and fundamental concepts of computer hardware. Hands-on experience in word processing, spreadsheeting,database development, presentation graphics, digital imaging and photo editing, diagramming software, Windows operating system, computer security, and Internet (Web browsers, email, and Web site development) software. Intended for students seeking careers as Information Technology (IT) professionals or forthose needing exposure to various software applications. Recommended: High school algebra,MAT070, or equivalent skills.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

CIS111 - Fundamentals of the Internet
Course focuses on understanding the structure of the Internet, how it works, and issues surrounding its use. Content includes hands-on activities, examination and application of theoretical concepts, as well as use of Internet basics, Web browsers, URLs, Web pages, search engines, navigation tools, transferring files, electronic mail, discussion lists and newsgroup usage, “netiquette,” and ethical, legal, security, and societal issues.Recommended: CIS 101
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $5

CIS113 - Introduction to Programming using Visual Basic .NET
Course introduces programming concepts using hierarchy charts, program flowcharts, pseudocode, and the Visual Basic .NET programming language to solve business-related problems. Content includes fundamentals of structured programming, arithmetic calculations, decision making, looping, data input and output, numeric and string variables, functions and procedures, arrays, file creation, data retrieval, and developing and debugging Visual Basic programs. Object-oriented theory and terminology will be introduced. Recommended: CIS 101 or CIS 103 or comparable computer knowledge and one year of high school algebra or equivalent.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS116 - Introduction to the MS-Windows Operating System
Course presents theoretical and hands-on instruction using the Microsoft Windows operating system environment. Content includes customizing the environment, optimizing performance, managing file systems, optimizing disks, performing file and folder operations, evaluating system performance, exploring the Windows registry, using troubleshooting tools, enhancing the computer’s security, and evaluating installation issues. Recommended: CIS101 or CIS103 or comparable experience.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $5

CIS118 - Linux Operating System
Course teaches theoretical and hands-on instruction using the LINUX operating system environment. Content includes basic LINUX operating system concepts, terminology, file management, general utility commands, command processor (shells), and editors. Recommended: CIS101 or CIS103 or comparable computer experience.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

CIS123 - Introduction to COBOL Programming
Course introduces programming using the COBOL programming language to solve businessrelated problems. Content includes program developmentand design using arithmetic calculations, decision making, looping, reports, subroutines, data validation and sequential file systems. Recommended: CIS 101 and CSC 155 or CSC 156 or comparable programming knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS131 - Web Page Development
Course introduces theoretical and hands-on instruction on the processes needed to create customized and interactive Web pages using HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Content includes commands (tags) to create, format, and link documents; tables, graphics, styles, forms, multimedia (audio, video), navigation bar, introduction to scripting, and other features of a Web page and guidelines for designing effective Web pages and Web sites.Prerequisiste: Recommended: CIS111 or concurrent enrollment in CIS111 and ability to manage files and folders using Windows OR consent of instructor or Program Coordinator
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
Fee: $5

CIS133 - Introduction to Handheld Computers
Course introduces handheld computers, also known as PDAs, using devices running the PalmOS operating system. Content includes using the data book, address book, to-do list, memo pad, calculator, using the stylus to input information, pre-installed applications, and installing new software applications.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

CIS143 - Introduction to SQL
Course provides theoretical and hands-on instruction on data server technology. Content includes relational databases concepts, SQL syntax, SQL commands to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve, display, query, and manipulate data, functions, blocks of application code that can be shared by multiple forms, reports, and data management applications; and commands to execute blocks of code. Recommended: CAB 140 or comparable experience with a representative database software package, and knowledge of a programminglanguage.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS145 - Database Fundamentals I
Course provides a foundation in the administrative tasks performed by a database administrator. Topics include Oracle database architecture and how each component functions and interacts. Students will learn how to design, develop, install, maintain, manage, and troubleshoot an Oracle database. Performance monitoring, database security, user management, and backup/recovery techniques will be discussed. This class prepares the student for the Oracle Database Administrator Certified Associate exam.Recommended: CIS143 or comparable knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CIS148 - Introduction to Database Driven Web Sites
Course provides a general introduction to the basic framework of a database-driven web site. Content includes sample databases and a popular, industry standard software tool for creating site definitions; and to plan, develop, and implement a web database application.Recommended: CAB170 or equivalent knowledge.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS152 - Web Development Tools
Course introduces Web development tools, including HTML editors and Web site managers as well as graphics manipulation tools. Content includes use of these tools to create interactive Web Sites which integrate style sheets, DHTML components and Javascript.Recommended: CIS 131 with minimum grade of C
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS171 - Advanced Web Page Development
Course expands basic development of Web pages to build additional interaction and functionality into them. Content includes style sheets, data-base queries, basic scripting, applets, and Dynamic HTML as incorporated into the Web page code; Web site organization and navigation strategies.Recommended: knowledge of basic programming concepts CIS 131
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS180 - Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming
Course introduces programming using the Visual Basic .NET programming language to solve business-related problems. Content includes program development and design, object-oriented programming, screen design, structured programming techniques, and event-driven programming using objects. Programming assignment concepts include arithmetic calculations, decision making, looping, soft and hard copy display, subroutines and functions, data validation, working with arrays, introductory concepts of file creation and dataretrieval and accessing, updating, and querying data in a database. Recommended: CIS 101 or CIS 103 or comparable computer knowledge;CSC 155 or CSC 156 or comparable programming knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS188 - Active Server Pages
Course introduces Active Server Pages (ASP+). Content includes hands-on activities and lectures to increase familiarity with developing advanced Web applications using Active Server Pages (ASP+); advanced Internet architecture, using advanced Web development tools; the Active Server Page model, processing forms, integrating Web applications with data; and other server based applications, configuring Web applications, and using Web services to integrate Web applications.Recommended: CIS171 with a minimum grade of C OR consent of the Instructor or Program Coordinator.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS201 - Information Systems for Business
Course explores the types of information used in business, the flow of information through an organization, and a framework for examining characteristics of Accounting Information Systems in relation to other information system components. Content includes transaction processing systems, internal management reporting, and the day-to-day operational support. Course also covers Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).Recommended: CIS 101 or CIS 103 and four credits of CIS courses
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $25

CIS203 - Managing Information Systems
Course focuses on how to analyze and manage the fundamentals of a computer information system, with emphasis on design, implementation, control, evaluation, and strategic use. Content includes hands-on experience with business software and Enterprise Resource Systems, emphasizing the managerial and strategic aspects of information technology. Course provides an overview of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and/or development/purchase of an information system. Student completes an in-depth business needs analysis, including software and hardware recommendations, plus procedures, prototypes, and a Request for Proposal.Recommended: CIS 201 and four additional CIS course credits.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $25

CIS204 - Introduction to System Analysis and Design
Course introduces the systems development life cycle of a computer system. Content includes the investigation, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation phases of a business system, tools (e.g. CASE) and techniques used by the systems analyst. Recommended: CIS 101 or CIS 103 and one programming language course or concurrent enrollment in one programming language course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS205 - Documentation and Technical Writing
Course explores various types of written communications used in the computer environment. Content includes steps, techniques and tools necessary to produce a variety of documents while using the basic skills necessary for clear,succinct writing. Focus is on development of computer documentation such as user manuals, technical reports, standards manuals and feasibility studies. Recommended: Knowledge of any programming language and EGL 101; studentshould have a basic understanding of the tools and functions in using a computer in a business environment.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

CIS208 - Visual Basic for Applications
Course introduces programming using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to automate or customize operations in Word, Excel, and Access. The Visual Basic editor will be used to code, compile, execute, and debug programs. Content includes programming logic and writing VBA code that uses variables, looping, decision-making, functions, procedures, and SQL. Recommended: CIS103 or CAB135 and CAB140, ability to manage files using Windows, and MAT070 or one year of high school algebra
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS209 - Database Programming for PCs
Course offers instruction in designing and developing a business application using a representative microcomputer database management package. Content includes macros, VBA programming, database security, and complex queries,forms, and reports to complete a database case study that demonstrate analysis, design, and development of a business application. Recommended: CAB 140 or comparable knowledge of database software.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS210 - Visual Basic .NET Programming for Files and Databases
Course concentrates on writing programs that use files and databases to enter, store, and display data. Content includes various data controls, grids, and data bound controls used with the access technologies provided by Visual Basic; principles of database usage, use of Structured Query Language (SQL) to provideaccess to data, Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, ODBC, and Active X Data Objects. Recommended: CIS 180 and CAB 140, or consent of instructor, department coordinator or chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS211 - Java Programming
Course continues to develop the knowledge needed to write object-oriented, interactive, business-related applications and applets using the Java programming language. Topics include inheritance, polymorphism, exception handling, graphical user interfaces and event-handling, input/output streams, collections, and generic programming. Students will code, compile, execute and debug Java programs. Fundamental of Java programming will be reviewed. Recommended: CSC155 (C++) or CSC156 (Java) or ability to write programs using an object-oriented language (e.g. Java, C#, Visual Basic).
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS213 - Advanced Topics in Visual Basic .NET Programming
Course concentrates on writing complex programs using Visual Basic .NET concepts and commands. Content includes object-oriented concepts and design, configuring Visual Basic, user interfaces, .NET Framework controls, add-ins and utilities, dynamic control and object creation, creating a multiple document interface application (MDI), using the Windows API, Registry and INI files, Web Services, adding an Online Help system to applications, and deployment of applications. Recommended: CIS 180 or comparable programming knowledge or consent of instructor, department coordinator or chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS214 - Web Site Maintenance and Management
Course presents technical and people management skills needed to set up and maintain a Web site. Content includes hands-on activities and lectures to increase familiarity with technical and Web development skills required to setup and maintain both Internet and Intranet Web sites. Involves team work in Web site development, to create, plan, implement, test and evaluate Web sites.Prerequisite: CIS 171, with minimum grade of C
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS215 - Assembly Language for The Microcomputer
Course introduces Intel microprocessor assembly language instruction set. Content includes assembly, link and executing code to write business-oriented programs and subroutines to include such concepts as screen manipulating,table searching, disk processing, calling assembly language subroutines, communicating with programs written in higher-level languages, debugging techniques and machine language execution. Recommended: Knowledge of anyprogramming language.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS218 - Advanced Linux Operating System
Course concentrates on advanced concepts in using the LINUX operating system environment. Content includes advanced LINUX utilities, shell script programming (Bourne, C, Korn), networking, basic “C” language programming and LINUX system administration. Recommended: CIS118 or comparable knowledge.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

CIS220 - Introduction to C Programming
Course introduces procedural-oriental programming using the C programming language to solve business-related problems. Content includes writing, compiling, executing, and debugging programs, essential elements of the language, syntax, operators, data types, program controls, pointers, arrays, structures, and unions,input/output, and disk processing. Recommended: Knowledge of any programming language.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS222 - Java Programming Using Files and Databases
Course provides students, who already have an understanding of Java programming basics, with knowledge of file and database programming using Java. Students will write Java programs that update random access files and write Java programs that connect to a database (e.g. Microsoft Access). Database concepts and the Structured Query Language (SQL) to provide access to data will be covered.Recommended: CIS211 OR programming experience or consent of Instructor or Program Coordinator.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $45

CIS227 - C# Programming
Course introduces programming using the C# programming language to solve business-related problems. Content includes program development and design, visual and object-oriented programming, screen design, structured programming techniques, and event-driven programming using objects. Programming assignment concepts include arithmetic calculations, decision making, looping, reports to screen and paper, subroutines and functions, interactive processing, working with arrays, and introductory concepts of file creation and access to data. Recommended: CSC155 (C++) or CSC156 (Java) or comparable programming knowledge or consent of Instructor or Program Coordinator.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS228 - Linux Administration
Course offers instruction in installation, support, and administration of a LINUX operating system in both server and workstation configurations. Content includes LINUX and Web server installation, system startup/shutdown, hardware configuration, disk and file system structure, package management, TCP/IP networking, system management and security, X-Windows usage and configuration, user management, LINUX printing, system performance measurement and tuning, LINUX Kernel “hacking,” and LINUX utilities. Credit cannot be received in both CIS 228 and CNS 228.Recommended: CIS 218 and CNS 105 or comparable knowledge
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS230 - C++ Programming for Business Applications
Course introduces programming using the C++ programming language to solve business-related problems. Content includes program format, data types, function declarations, preprocess or directives, arithmetic and relational operators, and fileinput and output. Object-oriented programming is introduced. Not intended for transfer credit. Recommended: CIS 220 or C programming experience.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS231 - Advanced Java Programming
Course examines topics in various Java technologies. Content includes inner classes, multithreading, reflection, collection classes, Swing, TCP/IP networking, Java database connectivity (JDBC), remote method invocation (RMI), CORBA (interactive data language), servlets, and Java server pages (JSP). Studentswill be able to develop distributed object applications and write Web pages using advanced server side programming through servlets and Java server pages. Recommended: CIS 211 or comparable knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS232 - Web Scripting
Course combines hands-on activities and lectures to increase familiarity with developing web applications with JavaScript, PHP, XML, or another contemporary web language. Content includes enhancing web pages using interactive features; manipulating built-in objects; and validating and processing forms. Course can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to 12 twelve credits.Recommended: CSC 155 or CSC 156, and CIS 171, each with minimum grade of C, or consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS236 - Project Management
Course introduces principles of Project Management as defined by the ProjectManagement Institute (PMI). Content includes experiential exercises and team participation to gain experience with computer-based project management procedures, and to increase basic familiarity with state-of-the-art project management software. Credit cannot be received in both CIS 236 and MGT 236.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS238 - Linux Network Services Administration
Course covers LINUX network services and administration using the LINUX operating system. Content includes: network technology and terms; TCP/IP installation and configuration; network hardware installation; secure INETD “super daemon” installation and TCPD wrappers; configuration of network services - Domain Name Services (DNS); DHCP; Apache (Web server); SMTP/SENDMAIL; File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server, Network File Server (NFS); SAMBA (Windows Network Server); Secure Shell (SSH); Secure Socket Layer; firewalls and packet filters; and packet sniffers and intrusion detections systems. Credit cannot be received for both CIS 238 and CNS 238. Recommended: CIS 228 or CNS 228 or comparable knowledge or consent of instructor or program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS241 - Database Management
Course introduces management of database systems including design, development, implementation, recovery, and security of databases. Content includes database models, entity-relationship (E-R) modeling, normalization,data warehousing; an introduction to SQL; the database life cycle, transaction management, distributed databases, client/server systems; using databases in e-commerce and on the Internet, and the role of the database administrator.Recommended: One programming course and CAB 140 or comparable knowledge.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS245 - Database Fundamentals II
Course continues to develop the knowledge needed to perform the tasks of a database administrator. Topics include methods to backup, restore, and recover the database given various different scenarios, transporting data between databases and the utilities used, networking concepts and configuration parameters, solving common network problems, and configuring network parameters to allow the database clients to communicate with the database server. This course leads to the Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional certification.Recommended: CIS145 or comparable knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CIS247 - Performance Tuning
Course focuses on maximizing the performance of the database from the design to using the database in a production environment. Course focuses observing, defining, and diagnosing the problem, and implementing a solution using various methods, techniques, and diagnostic tools. Students will learn how to observe, monitor, identify, troubleshoot, tweak, and resolve common performance-related problems. This course leads to the Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional certification.Recommended: CIS245 or comparable knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CIS248 - Web Database Management
Course introduces Web database technologies. Content includes hands-on activities and lectures to increase familiarity with methods used to create dynamic Web applications that interact with a data source, such as a relational database. Elective for majors of World Wide Web program.Recommended: CIS 171 and CAB 140, with minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS249 - Introduction to ERP Systems
Course introduces SAP, Enterprise Resource Planning. The course is intended to explain how the fundamental business processes interact within an ERP system in the functional areas of; sales and distribution, materials management, production planning, financial accounting, controlling, and human resource management. Students may not receive credit in both BUS 249 and CIS 249.Prerequisite: BUS101 or CIS201 or CIS203.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CIS251 - Computer Information Systems Internship
Course consists of direct work experience in a computer information systems related environment at an approved business or industrial firm applying knowledge and skills learned to their daily assigned responsibilities. The student will meet with a Computer Information Systems instructor who will evaluate their on-the-job technical skills. Arrangements for the work experience will be worked out in conjunction with the Computer Information Systems coordinator. Inaddition, the student will discuss work-related situations with the instructor. Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 15 credits in CIS, CAB, or CNS with a grade of C or better in each course and consent of instructor, department coordinator, or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 10)

CIS253 - Project Management Certification Preparation
Course offers an intensive review of project management concepts and the application of these concepts to various business scenarios in preparationfor the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. Students cannot receive credit for both CIS 253 and MGT 253. Recommended: CIS 236 or MGT 236 or comparable knowledge or consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

CIS255 - Technology Tools in the Classroom
Course introduces the educator to integrating the personal computer into the classroom to enhance instruction and classroom management by using avariety of software programs, hardware devices, and the Internet and its components (World Wide Web, e-mail, downloading, FTP). Content includeshands-on activities using technology to develop an electronic presentation, develop a grade spreadsheet, develop a student database, use various methods to electronically communicate, build a Web site, use multimedia, use publisher’selectronic materials, evaluate software, use the Internet for finding information and research, manage a personal computer system, and use additional hardware devices for learning purposes. Course not designed to transfer as an Educationdegree requirement. Recommended: Previous experience using a personal computer.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS257 - Apps Programming for Apple Mobile Devices
Course covers the fundamentals needed to develop iOS applications for the iPad and iPhone mobile platforms. Objective C programming language, Xcode, the development environment, and the Cocoa Touch Framework will be used. Content includes program design and development, designing user interfaces, visual and object-oriented programming, screen design, and event-driven programming using objects. Learn about selling apps in Apple’s App store.Recommended: CSC155 (C++) or CSC156 (Java) OR comparable programming knowledge OR consent of Instructor or Program Coordinator
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS258 - Apps Programming for Android Mobile Devices
Course covers the fundamentals needed to develop Android applications for mobile devices. The Java for Android programming language and Eclipse (the development environment) will be used. Topics include designing and developing user interfaces, layouts, development tools, recognize gestures and touches, display text and images, store data, and graphics. Recommended: CSC155 (C++) or CSC156 (Java) OR comparable programming knowledge OR consent of Instructor or Program Coordinator
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS261 - System Configuration Using SAP
Course provides students with fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience with enterprise systems: design; configuration; implementation; and deployment of an ERP system within a contemporary business environment. Prerequisite: CIS 249
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

CIS267 - Advanced Apps Programming Using Apple Mobile Devices
Course covers the advanced concepts needed to build rich iOS applications for the iPad and iPhone mobile platforms. Student will code, compile, execute, and debug mobile applications using the Objective C programming language to develop programs using advanced programming concepts. SQLite databases will be introduced including database design techniques for mobile devices. Deploying apps to the Apple Store will be included.Recommended: CIS257 or comparable programming knowledge or consent of the Instructor or the Program Coordinator
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS268 - Advanced Apps Programming for Android Mobile Devices
Course covers the advanced concepts needed to build rich Android applications for the Android mobile platform. Student will code, compile, execute, and debug mobile applications using the Java for Android programming language and Eclipse to develop programs using advanced programming concepts. Topics include SQLite databases, locations and maps, background processing, User-Interface components and advanced controls, and web content. Recommended: CIS258 or comparable programming knowledge or consent of Instructor or Program Coordinator.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

CIS290 - Topics in Computer Information Systems
Course covers a variety of different topics current with technological advances in Computer Information Systems. Topics will be identified for each section of the course and students may repeat the course three times with different topics.Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

CNS101 - Orientation to IT Professions
Course enables students to analyze the field of Information Technology. Topics include a survey of the IT professions, employment skills, definitions, associations, current issues, salaries, and self-assessment survey of skills and competencies. Students are required to attend a local meeting of a professional association related to the field.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

CNS105 - Networking Essentials
Course presents the fundamentals of electronic data communications with emphasis on local area networks. Students gain the knowledge necessary to design and install a local area network. Students are introduced to the terminology and concepts of electronic communications systems including the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model. Topics include network hardware andsoftware requirements, information structures, transmission protocols and network architecture.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS110 - Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System
Course presents most recent release of Windows. Topics include knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System (OS) software on stand-alone and client computers in workgroup or domain. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications.Recommended: CNS 105 or knowledge of the fundamentals of current networking technology, or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS111 - Microsoft Windows Server Operating System
Course provides knowledge and skills to install and configure a Windows Server Local Area Network (LAN). Focus is on most recent release of Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 110 or CompTIA A+ or Network+ certifications; or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS114 - Microsoft Managing a Windows Server Operating System
Course presents challenges faced in managing and supporting Microsoft Windows Network, to network professional. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified InformationTechnology Professional (MCITP) and/or a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS116 - Microsoft Implementing and Maintaining Windows Network Infrastructure
Course provides knowledge and hands-on skill training necessary to implement, configure, manage, and maintain Windows-based computer to operate in a Microsoft Windows Server network infrastructure. Intended for candidates pursuing systems administrator and systems engineer track, or who are responsible for implementing, managing, and maintaining server networkingtechnologies. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications.Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS117 - Microsoft Planning and Optimizing Windows Network Infrastructure
Course provides knowledge and skills to plan and maintain Microsoft Windows Server network infrastructure. Intended for candidates pursuing systems administrator and systems engineer track, or for candidates currently supportingcompetitive platform who want to enhance job skills on Microsoft Windows Server networking technologies. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information TechnologyProfessional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 116 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS120 - Microsoft Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Windows Active Directory
Course provides knowledge and skills to successfully plan, implement, and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory service infrastructure.Appropriate for individuals currently supporting competitive platform and wanting to enhance skills using Windows Server Active Directory. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft CertifiedTechnology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 117 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS130 - Novell Administration
Course provides hands-on instruction in administration of local area network (LAN). Topics include current version of the Novell NetWare operating system software; network administration, security, managing user accounts, backup and printing. Recommended: CNS 105 (formerly LAN 105) or consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS132 - Novell Design and Implementation
Course provides hands-on skill development needed to create NDS design and implementation strategy. Intended for network administrators. Topics include completing design strategy and implementation using templates, which can be re-use to create design for workplaces; strategies and schedules used to complete NetWare implementation. Recommended: CNS 130 (formerly LAN 160) or consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS134 - Novell Advanced Administration
Course continues CNS 130, (formerly LAN 160) Provides hands-on instruction in advanced topics related to configuration and administration of local area network (LAN) using current version of the Novell NetWare operating system software. Topics include upgrading versions and services, installation, managing directory, network backup, internet utilities, server management, and remote access. Recommended: CNS 130 (formerly LAN 160) or consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

CNS136 - Novell Service and Support
Course presents hardware technology of network systems. Topics include requirements and applications of communication networks; identification of components of a local area network system; hardware topologies and connections of hybrid networks Focus is on hardware design, installation, management, customization and troubleshooting. Recommended: CNS 134 (formerly LAN 260) or consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS140 - Network Infrastructure Essentials
Course examines physical aspects of voice and data network cabling and installation. Topics include overview of industry and worldwide standards; types of media and cabling; physical and logical networks, as well as signal transmission. Focus of hands-on, lab-oriented course is documentation, design and installation issues, laboratory safety, on-the-job safety, and workingeffectively in group environments. Course helps prepare for BICSI Registered Certified Installer, Level 1 exam. Students cannot receive credit for both ELT 105 and CNS 140.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS141 - Cisco Introduction to Networks
Course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. Content includes the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Students will build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Course presents most recent release of the Cisco curriculum. This is the first course in the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching sequence of four courses.Recommended: CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator, or program chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS142 - Cisco Routing and Switching Essentials
Course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Content includes how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for basic functionality. Students will learn to resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This is the second course in the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching sequence of four coursesPrerequisite: CNS 141 (formerly CNA 111); a passing grade must be registered on the Cisco Assessment Server.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS143 - Cisco Scaling Networks
Course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Content includes how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality. Students learn to resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. Course presents most recent release of the Cisco curriculum. This is the third course in the Cisco Routing and Switching sequence of four courses. Prerequisite: CNS 142 (formerly CNA 112); passing grade must be registeredon the Cisco Assessment Server.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS144 - Cisco Connecting Networks
Course focuses on the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Content includes the selection criteria for network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Course presents most recent release of the Cisco curriculum. This is the last course in the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching sequence of four courses. Prerequisite: CNS 143 (formerly CNA 113); a passing grade must be registered on the Cisco Assessment Server.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS145 - Cisco Fundamentals of Wireless Networking
Course prepares students to achieve the Cisco Wireless LAN Support Specialist Designation. Focus is on design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless LANs. Prerequisite: CNS 142 (formerly CNA 112) orconsent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS146 - Health Information Networking
Course equips students with knowledge and skills that can be applied toward entry level specialist careers in healthcare networking. Topics include: basic information on healthcare settings; principles of security and privacy in healthcare; fundamentals of information technology in healthcare; fundamentals of electronic health record (EHR) systems; basic information on medical practice workflows and how to adjust workflows for electronic medical record implementations; designing a network to support a medical group; securing a network for a medical group; and troubleshooting a network for a medical group.Prerequisite: CNS 141 and CNS 142; CNS 143 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.Recommended: General attitude or disposition toward a program of study and career in internetworking in a healthcare setting.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS147 - Fundamentals of VoIP - Cisco Call Manager Express
Course introduces VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). Content includes fundamental concepts of hardware and software as applied to telephony systems in a business environment; VoIP Basics, protocols, standard features, equipment, installing hardware and software. IP phones and Cisco CME (call manager express) will be used in a lab environment.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS150 - Microsoft Windows Desktop Technician
Course provides knowledge and skills necessary to troubleshoot basic problems end users will face while running Microsoft Windows Desktop in an Active Directory® network environment, or workgroup environment related to configuring and maintaining applications such as Microsoft Office, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer and other applications that run on a Microsoft WindowsDesktop Operating System. Intended for students who are new to Microsoft Windows Desktop software. Focus is on most recent release of Microsoft Windows Desktop software. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional(MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 110 or consent of instructor, coordinator, or program chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS152 - Data Media Infrastructure Fundamentals for IT Professionals
Course presents fundamentals of media infrastructure for an enterprise network. Topics include the necessary knowledge to specify a premise structured cabling system for a company. Standards from the TIA, ISO and the IEEE will be examined. Best practices for designing and maintaining a structured cabling system will be examined. The course will end with a discussion of trends in data media infrastructure. This course will provide students, with the prerequisite knowledge necessary to pursue the Registered Information Transport Professional (RITP) Certification. Recommended: CNS 105 or consent of instructor or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS155 - Business Desktop Deployment
Course provides knowledge and skills to successfully deploy Microsoft Windows business desktop operating systems and applications throughout a business enterprise. Course also introduces the deployment life cycle, which consists of planning for the deployment, building and customizing the deployment method, and then implementing the actual deployment. Course covers the most recentrelease of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft CertifiedTechnology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS160 - Fundamentals of Virtualization Technologies
Course presents the fundamentals of virtualization technology using the latest virtualization products in networked server environments. Students gain the knowledge necessary to install virtual networks, implement high-availability clusters, and enhance performance and security and build the skills necessary for the understanding of virtualization. Recommended: CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS165 - Fundamentals of Cellular Technologies
Course presents the fundamentals of cellular technologies for emerging markets: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE and Beyond. Recommend CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.Recommended: CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS170 - Principles of Information Security
Course presents balance between security management and technical components of security. Focus is on Security Systems Development Life Cycle (SecSDLC). Topics include structured methodology as supportive framework to guide students through examination of components of information domain of Information Security Network; preparation for appropriate Network or Information Security Certification examinations.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS171 - Hardening Network Security
Course provides students with the technical knowledge and skills in scripting required for “tighten down” security in computer network and systems. Course includes practical knowledge and step-by-step directions for securing a diverse network with multiple devices and operating systems. This course also assist students in preparing for the appropriate Network or Information Security Certification examinations. Recommended: CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator, or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS172 - Network Defense and Countermeasures
Course provides students with the knowledge and concepts needed for protecting computers and networks. The course covers intrusion detection, develop a security policy, implement Network Address Translation (NAT) and packet filtering by installing proxy servers, firewalls, and virtual private network (VPNs). The course also assists students in preparation for the appropriate Network or Information Security Certification examinations. Recommended: CNS 111 orconsent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS174 - Introduction to Computer Forensics
Course provides students with the knowledge and solid foundation by introducing Computer Forensics as an entry into the professional field of Computer Forensics and investigation. The course covers current and past Operating Systems anda range of computer hardware and forensics software tools. The course also assists students in preparing for the appropriate Network or Information Security Certification examinations. Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor,coordinator or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS176 - Security+ Certification
Course provides knowledge necessary to understand core concepts of the threats to a computing infrastructure. Content includes securing a network infrastructure; understanding encryption technologies; securing communications and applications; responding to incidents; creating and maintaining a secure network infrastructure. Course prepares students to become certified in Security+ Certification examination administered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Recommend: CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator, or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS181 - Implementing Cisco Network Security
Course provides the knowledge and hands-on skills required to install, troubleshoot, and monitor Cisco security network devices. Students who complete this course will be prepared to sit for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Security Certification exam.Prerequisite: CNS 144 with a minimum grade of C or CCNA Certification or consent of instructor
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

CNS190 - Microsoft Windows Command Line Administration
Course concentrates on Command Line support for the character based interface used to manage Windows Server that boasts a vast range of functions, commands and applications, using intermediate and advanced tools. Topics include knowledge and skills necessary to administer Microsoft Windows Server and Workstation in a variety of environments from the Command Line. Focus is on the most recent release of Windows.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS195 - TCP/IP Packet Analysis
This course covers creating, administering and maintaining an information system with TCP/IP protocol (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) and utilities on computer networks, which is the basic provision of Internet services.Recommended: CNS 105 or consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS201 - Microsoft Designing a Windows Active Directory Infrastructure
Course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design ActiveDirectory forests, domain infrastructure, sites and replication, administrative structures, group policies, and Public Key Infrastructures for a Microsoft Windows Server environment. Emphasis is on how to design for security, high availability, disaster recovery, and migrations. Focus is on the most recent release of Microsoft Windows which prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications.Recommended: CNS 120 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS203 - Microsoft Designing Security for a Windows Network
Course provides knowledge and skills to design a secure network infrastructure. Topics include assembling design team, modeling threats, and analyzing security risks in order to meet business requirements for securing computers in a networked environment. Focus is on most recent release of Window. Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows which prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Recommended: CNS 120 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS207 - Microsoft Installing, Configuring and Administering SQL Server
Course provides knowledge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot client-server database management system of Microsoft SQL Server. Focus is on most recent release of Windows. Course covers the mostrecent release of Microsoft Windows which prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications and is a core examination in the Microsoft Database Administration (MCDBA) curriculum. Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS209 - Microsoft Implementing & Managing Exchange Server
Course provides knowledge and skills to update and support a reliable, secure messaging infrastructure, which is used for creating, storing, and sharing information by using Microsoft Exchange Server. Focus is on most recent release of Windows. ). Course covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows which prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications.Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS210 - Microsoft Deploying and Managing Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA)
Course provides knowledge and skills to deploy and manage Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server in an enterprise environment. Intended for Web administrators, network administrators, and security administrators.Course also offers information necessary to pass Microsoft Certification examination. Recommended: CNS 117 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS211 - Microsoft Creating and Maintaining Web Server Using IIS
Course provides knowledge and skills to deploy and manage Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server by configuring IIS using Internet Service Manager; establishing WWW, SMPTP, FTP, and NNTP services; implementing Secure Sockets Layer 3.0; authenticating a Web site; and adding visual servers and directories. Course also offers information necessary to pass Microsoft Certification examination. Recommended: CNS 111 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS220 - Microsoft Designing a Windows Networking Infrastructure
Course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design a Windows Network infrastructure for a Microsoft Windows Server environment. It covers the most recent release of Microsoft Windows to prepare students for the MicrosoftCertified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and/or a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification. Recommended: CNS 201, CNS 211 or consent of instructor, coordinator or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

CNS228 - Linux Administration
Course offers instruction in installation, support, and administration of a LINUX operating system in both server and workstation configurations. Content includes LINUX and Web server installation, system startup/shutdown, hardware configuration, disk and file system structure, package management, TCP/IP networking, system management and security, X-Windows usage and configuration, user management, LINUX printing, system performance measurement and tuning, LINUX Kernel “hacking,” and LINUX utilities. Credit cannot be received in both CIS 228 and CNS 228.Recommended: CIS 218 and CNS 105 or comparable knowledge.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CNS238 - Linux Network Services Administration
Course covers LINUX network services and administration using the LINUX operating system. Content includes: network technology and terms; TCP/IP installation and configuration; network hardware installation; secure INETD “super daemon” installation and TCPD wrappers; configuration of network services - Domain Name Services (DNS); DHCP; Apache (Web server); SMTP/SENDMAIL; File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server, Network File Server (NFS); SAMBA (Windows Network Server); Secure Shell (SSH); Secure Socket Layer; firewalls and packet filters; and packet sniffers and intrusion detections systems. Credit cannot be received for both CIS 238 and CNS 238. Recommended: CIS 228 or CNS 228 or comparable knowledge or consent of instructor or program coordinator
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CNS251 - Internship Experience
Course consists of direct work experience, minimum ten hours per week in computer networking related environment in an approved Corporation or Business. Topics include applying previously learned computer-networking skills and knowledge to daily work activities; working closely with the CNS instructor; meeting frequently in classroom or online to integrate work experience with course activities. Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 15 credits in CNS with a grade of C or better in each course and consent of instructor, department coordinator, or program chair. Recommended: Completion of a minimum of 15credits in CNS or LAN* with a grade of C or better in each course and consent of instructor, coordinator or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 10)
Fee: $50

CNS290 - Topics in Computer Networking and Systems
Course covers variety of different topics current with technological advances in computer networking and systems/LAN. Topics identified for each section of course. Course may be repeated up to three times with different topics. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

CSC155 - C++ Computer Science I
Course is first course in computer programming from basic through intermediate levels. Content includes designing, implementing and debugging maintainable C++ programs, demonstrating applications from the areas of business and computer science. Abstract data types and object oriented methods enhance study of elementary data structures. Recommended: MAT 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC156 - Java Computer Science I
Course is first course in computer programming from basic through intermediate levels. Content includes designing, implementing and debugging maintainable Java programs, demonstrating applications from business and computersciences. Abstract data types and object oriented methods enhance study of elementary data structures. Recommended: MAT 110
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC157 - Python Computer Science I
Course is first course in computer programming from basic through intermediate levels. Content includes designing, implementing and debugging maintainable Python programs, demonstrating applications from the areas of business and computer science. Abstract data types and object-oriented methods enhance study of elementary data structures.Prerequisite: Recommended MAT 110
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC170 - Introduction to Numerical Methods
Course introduces tools available for solving numerically intensive applications present in scientific and engineering fields. Content includes study of numerical algorithms, supported by use of a computer algebra system. Network utilities enable students to use the Internet for communication and learning purposes. Students must also be registered in either CSC 171 or CSC 172, or CSC 173. Recommended: MAT 250 and concurrent enrollment in CSC 171, CSC 172 or CSC 173.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $25

CSC171 - C++ Programming for Engineers
Course introduces C++ programming language. Content focus is on solving numerically intensive applications present in scientific and engineering fields. Numerical algorithms implemented using object-oriented programming tools and elementary data structures. Credit cannot be received in both CSC 171 and CSC 172. Recommended: MAT 250, CSC 170 or concurrent enrollment in CSC 170.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

CSC172 - FORTRAN Programming for Engineers
Course introduces FORTRAN programming language. Content focus is on solving numerically intensive applications present in scientific and engineering fields. Numerical algorithms implemented using intermediate programming tools and elementary data structures. Credit cannot be received in both CSC 171 andCSC 172. Recommended: MAT 250, CSC 170 or concurrent enrollment in CSC 170.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

CSC173 - Java Programming for Engineers
Course introduces Java programming language. Content focus is on solving numerically intensive applications present in scientific and engineering fields. Numerical algorithms implemented using object-oriented programming tools and elementary data structures. Recommended: MAT 250, CSC 170 or concurrent enrollment in CSC 170.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

CSC204 - Computer Architecture and Organization
Course surveys various levels of hierarchical computer architecture and design. Content includes analysis of internal and external memory models, busses, I/O peripherals, CISC and RISC processor strategies; instruction formats; addressingschemes of microprocessors such as Intel Pentium and Power PC architectures, vectorizing multiprocessors and multicomputer systems. Recommended: CSC 155 or any higher CSC course or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC240 - C++ Data Structures
Course provides a survey of data structures. Content includes elementary methods of complexity analysis applied to algorithms that manipulate dynamic and static data structures. Object-oriented programming techniques are utilized to implement lists, trees, tables, graphs and other classes using the C++ language.Algorithms focus on sorting and searching methods. Recommended: MAT 140, CSC 155 or CSC 171.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC241 - Java Data Structures
Course provides a survey of data structures. Content includes elementary methods of complexity analysis applied to algorithms that manipulate dynamic and static data structures. Object-oriented programming techniques are utilized to implement lists, trees, tables, graphs and other classes using the Java language.Algorithms focus on sorting and searching methods. Recommended: MAT 140, CSC 156 or CSC 173.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC255 - Objects and Algorithms
Course continues CSC 240 or CSC 241. Contents include survey of introductory algorithms in programming language. Object-oriented methodologies are used to implement algorithms that exhibit backtracking, divide and conquer, the greedy method and branch and bound techniques; analysis of time and memory complexity using discrete metrics. Recommended: MAT 144, CSC 240 or CSC 241.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

CSC290 - Topics in Computer Science
Course covers a variety of different topics during different semesters. Topics will be selected from among current advances in hardware and software technology. Typical course concentrations might be Introduction to Parallel Programming orArtificial Intelligence. Check with Instructor and latest college class listings for details. Course may be repeated up to three times. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

CMG115 - Detailing and Construction Procedures
Course concentrates on basic principles of construction. Content includes wood as applied to single family housing, masonry and steel construction as applied to multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Both ARC 131 and 132, Detailing and Construction I and II, may be taken in substitution for this course.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG211 - Construction Bidding, Contracts and Liability
Course concentrates on legal aspects of the construction process. Content includes preparation of bid documents, contract types, bonding, liens, insurance, and liability issues.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG213 - Construction Scheduling and Coordination
Course includes coordinating schedules of construction phases. Content focus is on pre-construction scheduling and coordination methods, monitoring of construction progress, scheduling and procurement of materials, coordination ofsub-contractors, field reports and approvals, and post construction scheduling evaluation. Recommended: Basic computer skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG215 - Construction Supervision and Safety
Course discusses duties and responsibilities of on site construction supervisory personnel. Content includes coordination, supervision and quality control of the trades on a construction site; focus is on principles and implementation ofsafety procedures.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG217 - Land and Site Development
Course concentrates on design and construction parameters associated with transformation of undeveloped property to land parcels and individual sites prepared for building construction. Content includes analysis of planning andconstruction of public infrastructure required in support of vertical construction; preparation of specific site improvements for an individual building; Earthwork, utilities, paving, storm water management, building layout and demolition ofexisting site features. Prerequisite: FME 107 or concurrent enrollment in ARC 110 or ARC 131 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG219 - Mechanical and Electrical Interface With Buildings
Course concentrates on coordination of mechanical and electrical systems in commercial buildings, from drawing through construction phases. Content includes how systems function, basic rules on sizing, capacity and location ofHVAC and electrical systems, installation, scheduling and percentage of construction cost. Prerequisite: FME 107 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG220 - Construction Processes & Procedures
Course examines utilization of manpower, materials, methods and machinery essential in building a multifloor steel, commercial, office or institutionalstructure. Content includes study of nature and sequencing of specific tasks, timeframes, and interfacing and coordination of multiple disciplines and trades. Focus is on following the process, from excavation and preparation of a building site through superstructure, mechanical and circulation cores, to building enclosure systems, interior partitions and finishes. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in CMG 213.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

CMG250 - Construction Management Practicum
Course provides directed work experience for students without prior experience in the field of construction or construction management. Credit can be earned while working at an approved business or industrial firm. Arrangements must beworked out in conjunction with the department chair. Prerequisite: Completion of 12 hours of CMG courses and consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)

ECE102 - Child Growth and Development
Course provides an overview of the theory and principles of human development. Content includes in-depth study of physical, social, emotional and cognitive aspects, from conception to adolescence. Special emphasis placed on child development theories of Piaget, Erikson, Vygotsky, Skinner, etc., and significance of family, peers, culture and school. Field observations required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE104 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Course introduces students to the field of early childhood education. Content includes historical and philosophical influences, current theories, professional responsibilities, roles, and family. Different types of early childhood programsstudied and observed. Students placed in an approved early childhood center for a 20-hour/10-week affiliation. Students must successfully complete both the academic and field placement components of this course.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

ECE106 - Guidance of the Young Child
Course covers a study of developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive guidance practices that support the development of the young child. Content includes analysis of child behavior and the development of professionalguidance techniques. Students will explore the relationship between careful communication and effective interaction with young children. Field observations required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE107 - Observation and Assessment of the Young Child
Course explores developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive observation and assessment strategies for studying the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of children birth through eight years. Students will developskills in using systematic observation and documentation strategies to develop trusting relationships with children and to plan appropriate programs, environments, and activities in early childhood settings. Field observations required. Prerequisite: ECE 102 or ECE 104, each with a minimum grade of C, or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $15

ECE108 - Nutrition, Health and Safety for the Young Child
Course provides overview of early childhood practices that ensure children’s physical and emotional well-being. Content includes basic health, safety and nutritional needs of children and methods to effectively meet these needs inearly childhood settings.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE125 - Play and Creative Expression for The Young Child
Course provides an overview of play as it relates to the development of the young child. Students explore wide variety of methods for developing self expression and creativity in art, music, movement and drama.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

ECE128 - Language Development of Young Children
Course provides in-depth knowledge of typical and atypical language development in children from birth to school age. Additional topics explorelanguage and literacy, bilingualism, and the influence of culture. Language observations required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE151 - Communicating With Parents and Children
Short-term course designed to provide basic understanding of positive relationships among parents, children, and teachers. Topics examinestrategies for effectively meeting diverse family needs.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE152 - Principles of Child Development
Short-term course designed to provide overview of aspects of growth patterns. Topics examine physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development from conception to age five.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE153 - Guiding Children and Managing The Classroom
Short-term course designed to provide an overview of management of the classroom. Content includes positive child guidance, prevention techniques, and strategies for creating pro-social classroom atmosphere.
1-1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-1; lab: 0)

ECE154 - Activities and Resources for Young Children I
Short-term course designed to provide an overview of developmentally appropriate, anti-bias curriculum. Specific focus on curricular areas of art, music, language arts, and movement.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE155 - Activities and Resources for Young Children II
Short-term course designed to provide an overview of developmentally appropriate, anti-bias curriculum. Specific focus on topics of curricular areas of math, science and social studies.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE156 - Effective Teaching
Short-term course designed to explore effective teaching and communication strategies. Focus on staff-parent relations, advocacy, and professionalism.
1-1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-1; lab: 0)

ECE157 - Introduction to Home-based Care and Education
Short-term course examines the professional role of the home child care provider. Special focus on legal and ethical principles and practices required for successful management of a homebased program.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE160 - Inclusion - Early Child Care and Education
Short-term course introduces students to history and models of inclusion. Content includes methods for developing appropriate curricula, strategies for working effectively with parents.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE161 - Introduction to Infant and Toddler Care and Education
Short-term course focuses on patterns of growth and development in the child from birth to age three. Content includes strategies for designing safe, healthy, learning environments and creating appropriate learning activities.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE165 - Family Child Care Provider I
Course explores the professional role of the home child care provider. Content includes legal and ethical responsibilities of provider; relationship with families and the local community; effective group management; creating a healthy learning environment and workable daily schedule; planning appropriate activities.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

ECE166 - Family Child Care Provider II
Course further explores the professional role of the home child care provider. Content includes appropriate business and marketing practices; assessment and documentation of children’s learning; the role of technology in communication, planning, record-keeping, and resource development; family involvement in program activities; the role of professional ethics; the function of advocacy in programming and professional relationships; and the impact of professional development on effective programming.Prerequisite: ECE 165 with a minimum grade of C or consent of instructor or program chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $20

ECE180 - The Exceptional Child
Course provides an overview of exceptionalities in development. Content includes federal and state laws, characteristics and etiologies of mental retardation, learning disabilities, emotional disturbance; speech and language disorders, hearing and vision impairments, physical disabilities, and giftedness. Field observations required. Prerequisite: ECE 102 with a minimum grade of C or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE184 - Food Service Sanitation for Early Childhood Programs
Course introduces theory and practice of food and environmental sanitation in food-production areas of early childhood education programs. Content includes providing safe food, safe food storage, and maintaining safe, sanitary equipment.Students must pass the NRA’s Food Sanitation Certification Examination with a minimum score of 75 percent.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECE215 - Infant and Toddler Techniques
Course examines patterns of growth and development in the child from birth to age three. Content includes specific needs of infants and toddlers in light of current research; safety measures; and planning developmentally appropriate activities. Prerequisite: ECE 102 with minimum grade of C or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE216 - Infant-Toddler Programming
Course investigates overall classroom and school functioning in infant/toddler settings. Content includes curricular models, daily operational procedures, and evaluative devices. Prerequisite: ECE 215 with minimum grade of C or consent ofinstructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ECE226 - Language Arts and Social Studies for The Young Child
Course examines language development theory and appropriate language arts and social studies activities for young children. Topics emphasize design and evaluation of developmentally appropriate, anti-bias activities and instructionalmaterials. Prerequisites: ECE 102, ECE 104, ECE 125, all with minimum grades of C, or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

ECE227 - Math and Science for The Young Child
Course introduces theory and practice related to curricular areas of mathematics and science for young children. Content includes design and evaluation of developmentally appropriate, antibias activities and instructional materials. Students will conduct math assessment on a young child. Prerequisites: ECE 102, ECE 104, ECE 125, all with minimum grades of C, or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

ECE242 - Multicultural Perspectives in Early Education
Course introduces culturally responsive/anti-bias practices in early education. Focus on developing conceptual framework and practical application of these practices. Content includes race and gender identity, development of bias and stereotyping in young children, the impact of racism and sexism on young children, and developmental differences.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE255 - Curriculum Design for Early Childhood Programs
Course focuses on relationship among developmental theory, philosophy, and practice. Content includes analysis of wide range of early childhood curriculum models. Emphasis on teacher’s role in planning and creating appropriate learning environments for young children. Students will write a personal philosophy of education. Prerequisites: ECE 102, ECE 104, ECE 106, ECE 125, all with minimum grades of C, or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

ECE257 - Practicum I
Course is first-semester capstone experience for students pursuing the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. Emphasis on practical application of early childhood principles and theories in a supervised early childhood setting. Students supervised by qualified professionals and college instructor, and required to work in approved center for a minimum of 4 days/15-18 hours per week, in addition to 2-hour weekly seminar. Prerequisites: ECE 102, ECE 104, ECE 106, ECE 107, ECE 125, and ECE 226 or ECE 227, all with minimumgrades of C, or consent of department chair. Satisfactory health as certified by a physical examination.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 15)
Fee: $50

ECE258 - Practicum II
Advanced course is second-semester capstone experience for students pursuing the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. Students continue practical application of early childhood principles and theory. In addition,more long-term curricular planning, parent involvement activities, and portfolio required. Students supervised by qualified professional and college instructor, and required to work in approved center for a minimum of 4 days/15-18hours per week, in addition to 2-hour weekly seminar. Prerequisites: ECE 257 with a minimum grade of C or consent of department chair.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 15)
Fee: $50

ECE270 - Child, Family, and Community Relations
Course focuses on teacher’s role in working with child, family and community, in an early childhood setting. Emphasis on contemporary family life, communication, diversity, professionalism, national public policy, legal responsibilities, and familyinvolvement. Prerequisites: ECE 102, ECE 104 and ECE 106, all with minimum grades of C, or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE273 - Introduction to Early Childhood Administration
Courses examines current early childhood administrative practices and procedures. Focus is on the administrator’s relationships with governmental,legal, business/finance, medical, social service and educational agencies in managing a program.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

ECE274 - Early Childhood Director Practicum
Course provides hands-on experience for students pursuing the ECE Advanced Administration Certificate. Focus is on practical application of early childhood administrative principles and theories. Students are supervised by qualifiedearly childhood program director and a college instructor, and required to work in an approved center a minimum of 4 days/15-18 hours per week, in addition to attending a 2-hour weekly seminar. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent ofdepartment chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 15)
Fee: $50

ECE280 - Legal Aspects of Early Childhood Administration
Course stresses knowledge and application of legal responsibilities required by a director of an early childhood program. Focus is on the various legal structures and licensing standards required by the Illinois Department of Children and FamilyServices. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE281 - Fiscal Management in Early Childhood Administration
Course designed to help the early childhood director successfully manage fiscal responsibilities in the daily operation of a center. Emphasis is on budget and financial report development, cash flow management, grant writing and fund raising. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE282 - Marketing and PR for the Early Childhood Program Director
Course provides knowledge of fundamentals of effective marketing, public relations and community outreach for the early childhood director. Focus is on developing a market plan and useful promotional literature, handbooks,newsletters and press releases. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE283 - Staff Management & Human Relations in Early Childhood Programs
Course examines different supervisory and group facilitation styles. Focus is on developing skills in consensus building, team development, and staff performance appraisals. Additional Content includes group dynamics, communication styles,and conflict resolution. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE284 - Leadership & Advocacy for the Early Childhood Program Director
Program DirectorCourse presents information on organizational theory and leadership styles in relation to early childhood and school-age work environments. Focus is on developing a center philosophy and mission statement and effective advocacyactivities. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE285 - Communications for the Early Childhood Program Director
Course provides information on communications to be carried out by the early childhood director. Focus on mechanics of written materials, oral communications, various styles of modern business documents. Prerequisite: ECE 273 or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

ECE290 - Topics in Early Childhood Education
Course designed to meet special interest needs of ECE students and in-service needs of early childhood teachers. Special topics offered for variable credit. Students may repeat ECE 290 up to three times. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 0)

EAS100 - Introduction to Earth Science
Course introduces geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. Credit cannot be received in both EAS 100 and EAS 121.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $35
IAI Code: P1 905L

EAS101 - Physical Geology
Course introduces earth materials and the physical and chemical processes that sculpt earth’s surface. Content includes rocks, minerals, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers, groundwater, coastal processes, geologic time, structural geology, and topographic maps.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $35
IAI Code: P1 907L

EAS102 - Historical Geology
Course introduces evolution of planet Earth and life through history. Content will examine evolution of life and its significance in interpreting prehistoric events.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $35
IAI Code: P1 907L

EAS105 - Introduction to Weather and Climate
Course introduces weather and climate. Topics include atmospheric processes, elements of weather, and a survey of world climates.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: P1 905

EAS121 - Physical Geography
Course examines characteristics, formation, and distribution of physical environments; including landforms, weather, climate, vegetation, and soils. Interactions between the lithosphere, the hydrosphere, the biosphere, the atmosphere, and humans are emphasized.Credit cannot be received in both EAS 121 and EAS 100.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: P1 909

EAS125 - A Survey of Oceanography
Course introduces oceanography. Content includes physical and chemical properties of sea water, ocean circulation, waves, tides, coastal environments, and marine life.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: P1 905

EAS205 - Environmental Geology
Course studies human-environment interaction. Content includes problems associated with geologic hazards, availability and management of natural resources, and the proper use of geology in any land use program.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EAS290 - Topics in Earth Science
Course designed to meet special interest needs of Earth Science students. Topics will be offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat EAS 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours.Course Prerequisite:May vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

ECO110 - Elements of Economics
Course surveys economics systems with reference to the market system, capitalism, government policy, money and banking, and international trade. Topics covered through examination of current economic and political issues. (Not recommended for business or economics majors.) IAI S3 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S3 900

ECO201 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Course introduces macroeconomics, utilizing modern economic theories to analyze fiscal and monetary policies. Content includes inflation, taxes, full employment, gross domestic product (GDP), economic growth, money and banking. Extensive use of graphical analysis.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S3 901

ECO202 - Principles of Microeconomics
Course introduces microeconomics, concentrating on the basic price theory of the firm; focus is on operation of supply, demand, cost and revenue functions in perfectly and imperfectly competitive markets; analysis of markets for both products and factors; examination of theory and practice of International trade and finance problems. Extensive use of graphical analysis. IAI S3 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S3 902

EDN100 - Preparing for the TAP (Test of Academic Proficiency)
Course is designed to prepare prospective teachers to take and pass the TAP (Test of Academic Proficiency) by refreshing and/or improving skills and abilities in reading, language arts, writing and mathematics. Students must have basic computer skills. The length of course will vary as it may be possible for students to “competency out” before the end of the semester.
1-2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-2; lab: 1-2)

EDN101 - Introduction to Education
Course provides overview of teaching as a profession in the American educational system. Course examines the historical, social and philosophical development and current state of American public education. Issues, policies, and trends in education are explored, including diversity and equity, organizational structure, governance, finance, law and ethics. Fifteen hours in local, K-12 school settings are required.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EDN103 - Paraprofessional Pre-Clinical Observation
Course provides opportunity for observations in local schools, for Associate of Applied Science-Paraprofessional Educator majors. Content includes ten hours of hands-on experience in local schools through service learning opportunities;initial class meeting to prepare for pre-clinical experience; final class meeting to reflect upon pre-clinical experience.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

EDN104 - Pre-Clinical Observation in Education
Course provides opportunity for observation in a local school for students planning on transferring to a four-year College of Education. Content includes thirty hours of required in-school experiences in a local K-12 school; initial class meeting to prepare for pre-clinical experience; and final class meeting to reflect upon pre-clinical experience. During the observation period, this course is conducted on-line. Prerequisite: EDN 101 or concurrent enrollment in EDN 101.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

EDN180 - Diversity in School and Society
Course explores how schooling is shaped by the social contexts in which it occurs, particularly in multicultural and global contexts. Students investigate aspects of their own cultural identity and biases alongside comparative explorations ofvarious culturally distinct groups in the United States and globally.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EDN210 - Technology in Education
Course provides hands-on experience in using technology for education majors, while considering historic interplay of education and new technologies. Content includes finding, analyzing, organizing, presenting and implementing information related to use of technology in education; analyzing role of technology in education in society; developing strategies to compensate for possible digital divide among students. Focus is on increasing technological fluency, and developing creative and meaningful integration of technology into teaching in today’s inclusive classrooms. Course is designed for future Education majors.Prerequisite: Recommended: Keyboarding; basic skill in word processing; basic skill in utilizing the Internet and social media applications.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EDN250 - Literature for Children and Young Adults
Course introduces variety of literature available to children and young adults (ages 8-18). Content includes exploring issues relevant to children’s and teen’s reading. Focus is on child development, cultural diversity, reading ability and preferences, and censorship. Wide range of literature read. Service project in local school.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EDN260 - Introduction to the Foundations of Reading
Course builds repertoire of methods encompassing balanced, insightful approach to reading program. Content includes learning needs and learning styles of all students, theoretical frameworks, and practical applications for teaching and improving reading. English language arts standards as part of the New Illinois State Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core are included. Ten hours tutoring children in a local, K-12 school setting are required.Prerequisite: EDN 101 or concurrent enrollment in EDN 101
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EDN280 - Students with Disabilities in School
Course surveys historical, philosophical and legal foundations of K-12 special education. Content includes overview of the characteristics of individuals with disabilities, programs that serve them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and diversity of the populations of individuals with disabilities, as well as human diversity in general. Twenty hours in local, K-12 school settings are required.Prerequisite: PSY 201 or concurrent enrollment in PSY 201.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EDN290 - Topcs in Educational Foundations
Course explores selected topics in educational foundations. Content included varies, and may focus on particular aspects of history, sociology, and philosophy of education, and comparative education. EDN 290 may be repeated up to threetimes on different topics for a maximum of twelve credit hours. Prerequisite: EDN 101 or consent of instructor.
1-3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-3; lab: 0)

ECS101 - The World of the Elder
The first of three courses required for a Person-Centered Elder Support certificate, which is designed to prepare the student for a caregiver role with elders. Content will focus on educational concepts and practices for the care and safety of elders experiencing normal aging. Sensory, physical and psychosocial changes of aging, normal aging, myths of aging, and culture change will be discussed.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ECS102 - Person-Centered Communication
Course will focus on effective person-centered communication techniques to promote quality relationships between caregivers and elders. Content focuses on promoting holistic approaches and respect for the individual, and emphasizes adaptive services as the elder experiences changes in his or her health or abilities. This approach empowers both caregiver and elder by offering positive, well-defined strategies to enhance the elder’s quality of life.PREREQUISITE: Recommended: ECS 101
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ECS103 - Dementia Care of the Elder
Course focuses on educational concepts and practices for the care and safety of elders experiencing dementia. Topics include signs, symptoms, and causes of dementia, as well as caregiver strategies for persons with dementia. Alzheimer’s disease will be studied, including stages, symptom progression, and behaviors. Focus will be on understanding the disease and meeting the persons needs using person-centered concepts, techniques, and strategies. Caregiver support and community resources will be explored.PREREQUISITE: Recommended: ECS 101
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

ELT101 - Introduction to Electronics
Course introduces electronics curriculum with hands-on labs and simulations. Topics range from Ohm’s Law to semiconductor circuits, and include series and parallel circuits, capacitors, inductors, and magnetics, with focus on analog and digital circuits. Background in basic algebra recommended to understand electronics concepts.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

ELT105 - Network Infrastructure Essentials
Course examines physical aspects of voice and data network cabling and installation. Topics include overview of industry and worldwide standards;types of media and cabling; physical and logical networks, as well as signal transmission. Focus of hands-on, lab-oriented course is documentation, design and installation issues, laboratory safety, on-the-job safety, and workingeffectively in group environments. Course helps prepare for BICSI Registered Certified Installer, Level 1 exam. Students cannot receive credit for both ELT 105 and CNS 140.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

ELT106 - Semiconductor Theory
Course presents basic study of diodes and transistors. Content includes grounded base, emitter and collector amplifiers; study of stability, gain and the impedance characteristics of the transistor. Recommended: ELT 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT107 - Survey of Electronics
Course covers fundamentals of electricity and electronics. Overview of circuitry and devices used in industry, as basis for further study and practical application of skills Experimentation and demonstration for thorough understanding of principles. Of value for both the lay person and future professional in the field.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ELT108 - Home Technology Integration (HTI)
Course, sponsored by the Cisco Learning Institute, presents knowledge and skills in core competencies such as installation, integration, and troubleshooting, as related to the home networking technology industry. Lab equipment and online curricula are used. Content includes variety of residential subsystems includingnetworking, lighting, structured wiring, HVAC controls, security, and home entertainment. Course helps prepare students for the CompTIA HTI+ Certified Exam. Recommended: ELT 101 or ELT 107 or equivalent.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $55

ELT110 - Electronic Drafting Using CAD
Project-based course covering elementary principles of drafting as applied to electronics systems, using AutoCAD. Content includes block diagrams, schematics and printed circuit boards. Prior computer experience not essential.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $40

ELT114 - Residential Wiring
Course provides technical skills and knowledge of residential wiring, to conform to the National Electrical Code. Content includes safe installing, maintaining, replacing and repairing residential wiring and distribution systems. Hands-on labs,using of variety of tools and equipment to complete and troubleshoot residential electrical wiring projects.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

ELT120 - Introduction to Radio Frequency Identification
Course covers radio frequency identification (RFID) concepts and fundamentals, and how emerging electronic product code (EPCglobal) standards are influencing adoption. Content includes RFID capabilities, current applications of RFID in businesses, and practical ways to articulate use cases for this technology to potential employers and peers.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

ELT130 - Microcomputer Hardware Systems
Course introduces maintenance and repairs of personal computers. Content includes hardware parts of computers, theory of operation, function of parts, topics in maintenance, proper use of instruments in troubleshooting, limited repairs and an introduction to language. Recommended: ELT 101 or ELT 107.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT140 - Computer Peripherals
Course examines all computer peripherals, including printers, scanners, and DVDs, associated with computer use and enhancement of computer operations and functions. Hands-on labs, on installation, trouble-shooting and repair ofperipherals. Recommended: ELT 130.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT150 - A+ Certification Preparation
Course builds upon the knowledge learned in ELT 130 and ELT 140, to prepare the student to pass the A+ Certification exam. Content includes sample exams and material covered on the exam. A+ Certification determines a level of competence in the computer hardware business, which may be required or considered an advantage when employing a computer technician.Recommended: ELT 130 and ELT 140
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

ELT154 - Fundamentals of Solar Energy Systems
Course covers the theory, operation, and application of photovoltaic and thermal systems and technologies. The content includes solar energy basics, site surveys, available technologies, installation options, cost estimation, and project justification. The course will include both lecture as well as hand-on lab sessions.Recommended: ELT 101 or ELT 107
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT160 - Overview of Alternative Energy Resources
Project-based course covering renewable and alternative forms of energy. Content includes an overview of solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass, geothermal and nuclear power. Includes hands-on labs on solar, wind and hydropower, and simulations of the others. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in ELT 101 or ELT 107 or ELT 130, or prior knowledge of electronics and electricity.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT175 - Bridges, Routers and Switches
Course covers the ISO (International Standards Organization) reference model. Content includes terminology, definitions, and essential concepts behind computer network system, as well as bridging and routing standards and switches, algorithms and protocols currently in use, implications of design decisions, and various approaches to networking challenges. Prerequisite: CNS 142.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

ELT204 - Wireless Technology Integration (WTI)
Course introduces wireless technology integration for wireless communication, and fundamentals of wired and wireless networks with a variety of devices. Content includes study of network protocols and standards, wireless security, advantages and disadvantages of wireless LAN, and an overview of installation and testing of wireless networks. Focus is on troubleshooting and use ofmeasuring equipment. Prerequisite: ELT 130 and CNS 105 or equivalent knowledge.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

ELT221 - Digital Circuit Fundamentals
Course involves study of discrete devices and integrated circuits. Content includes application of inverters, AND, OR, NAND, and NOR gates, andall circuits necessary to operation of a computer including microprocessors. Focus is on analysis of functions from a systems and circuit standpoint.Recommended: ELT 101 or ELT 106.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT223 - Integrated Circuits
Course covers integrated circuits and their applications. Content includes operational amplifiers and digital integrated circuits, both from monolithicand hybrid standpoints, application of integrated circuits to current industry situations. Prerequisite: ELT 106 or concurrent enrollment in ELT 106.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT224 - Industrial Circuit Applications
Course focuses on application of circuits to specific situations such as SCRs. Content includes welding, motor control systems and industrial antipollution systems. Prerequisite: ELT 106.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT225 - Digital Integrated Circuits
Hands-on course covers applications of digital integrated circuits. Content includes use of gates, registers, drivers, memory circuits and variouscircuits that are available as “chips” I.C.s are presented. Course involves lecture and lab experiments, and use of the applications manual. Prerequisite: ELT 221.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT231 - Fundamentals of Microprocessors
Course focuses on hardware and software aspects of microprocessor/microcomputer systems, the nucleus of programmed digitalsystems. Content includes discussion of largescale integrated devices (LSI) with associated memory and input/output components, and rapid replacement of hardwired digital logic in industrial and commercial applications, with hands-on labsessions. Recommended: ELT 221.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ELT290 - Topics in Electronics
Course explores major issues in the field of electronics. Topics will be selected from the following subspecialties as they relate to electronics, computer network systems, and computer service: network wiring, wireless technologies, semiconductors, and computer peripherals. Course has different focus and/orscope from other courses currently offered in the department. May be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine semester hours of credit. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

ENG120 - Engineering Graphics
Course covers scope of engineering graphics. Content includes lettering; geometric construction; sketching; multiview projections; auxiliary viewsand sections; shop processes; dimensioning; tolerancing; axonometric and oblique projections; fasteners; assembly drawings; descriptive geometry; graphs and computer-aided design. Three-dimensional Computer Aided Design (CAD)integrated throughout the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $30

ENG211 - Analytical Mechanics (Statics)
Content includes particle statics, general principles and force vectors, rigid bodyequilibrium, moments of inertia, distributed forces and centroids, analysis of structures, virtual work, and friction. Prerequisite: MAT 250 or concurrent enrollment.Note: Instructor Approval Required for online course sections only.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ENG212 - Analytical Mechanics (Dynamics)
Course studies relation between forces acting on rigid bodies and the changes in motion produced. Content includes particle kinematics (rectilinear and curvilinear); Newton’s laws; energy, work, and momentum methods; planar dynamics and rigid bodies; rigid body kinematics; impulse and momentum; and vibrations. Prerequisites: ENG 211 and concurrent enrollment in MAT 251.Note: Instructor Approval Required for online course sections only.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ENG217 - Strength of Materials
Course covers principles of strength. Content includes stress and strain; torsion, shear and bending moments diagrams; deflection of beams; combined loading; welded, bolted and riveted connections; and columns. Prerequisite: ENG 211.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

ENG220 - Engineering Circuit Analysis
Course introduces scope of engineering circuit analysis. Content includes circuit elements, resistive circuits, nodal and loop analysis; equivalence and superposition; capacitance and inductance; analysis of transient circuits;steady-state AC and power analysis. Lab work involves use of measuring equipment, and analysis of resulting data to compare actual and theoretical circuits. Intended for all engineering majors requiring linear circuit analysis with lab. Prerequisite: MAT 252 and PHY 222.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

ENG250 - Introduction to Digital Systems
Course introduces computer engineering. Content includes representation of information; binary system; Boolean algebra; switching circuits, combinational switching circuits, and sequential switching circuits; macro-circuits; and wired andstored program processor concepts. Lab work required. Intended for transfer to electrical and computer engineering programs. Prerequisite: MAT 250 or concurrent enrollment.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

EGL071 - Academic Reading and Study Skills for The Non-Native Speaker I
High beginning course in reading and study skills for students whose first or primary language is not English. Course focuses on preparing second language students to take courses for college credit. EGL 071 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: Placement into EGL 071 on the college’s reading placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL072 - Academic Reading and Study Skills for The Non-Native Speaker II
Intermediate course in reading and study skills for students whose first or primary language is not English. Course focuses on preparing second language students to take courses for college credit. EGL 072 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: Placement into EGL 072 on the college’s reading placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL073 - Academic Reading and Study Skills for The Non-Native Speaker III
High intermediate/advanced course in reading and study skills for students whose first or primary language is not English. Course focuses on preparing second language students to take courses for college credit. EGL 073 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: Placement into EGL 073 on the college’s reading placement test
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL074 - Academic Writing for The Non-Native Speaker I
Introductory academic grammar and composition course for the non native speaker preparing to take courses for college credit. Introduces the student to the foundations of English sentence structure and paragraph types required in higher level writing courses. EGL 074 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: College or ESL program assessment test
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

EGL075 - Academic Writing for The Non-Native Speaker II
Intermediate academic grammar and composition course for the non native speaker preparing to take courses for college credit. Introduces the student to intermediate sentence structures and the short essay. EGL 075 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: College or ESL program assessment test
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

EGL076 - Academic Writing for The Non-Native Speaker III
High-intermediate academic grammar and composition course for the non native speaker preparing to take courses for college credit. Introduces the student to intermediate and advanced sentence structures and a variety of short essay types. EGL 076 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: College placement test or successful completion (grade of “P”) in EGL 075.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

EGL078 - Speaking and Listening for The Non-Native Speaker I
Course teaches speaking and listening skills for non-native speakers of English. Content includes giving opinions, listening for main ideas and details, pronunciation, extemporaneous speaking, and planning and giving short speeches.Prerequisite: Placement into Oakton ESL reading/writing courses or consent of instructor or ESL coordinator.
1-3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-3; lab: 0)

EGL079 - Pronunciation for the Non-Native Speaker
Course teaches pronunciation of standard American English. Content includes vowel and consonant production, stress and intonation, and allophonic and morphophonemic rules. Prerequisite: Placement in Oakton’s college ESL courses or consent of instructor or ESL coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL081 - Speaking and Listening for The Non-Native Speaker II
Course teaches speaking and listening skills for non-native speakers of English at EGL 078 proficiency level. Content includes expressing and understanding complex ideas, discussing academic topics, speech patterns, and listeningto academic lectures. Prerequisite: EGL 078 or consent of instructor or ESL coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL082 - Basic Grammar for The Non-Native Speaker
Course provides intensive practice in basic and low-intermediate grammar skills for non-native speakers of English. Content includes correct use of basic verb tenses, possessives, modals, compound sentence structures, adverbials,adjectives, articles, and prepositions. Prerequisite: Placement in EGL 074 or higher.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

EGL083 - Intermediate Grammar for the Non-Native Speaker
Course provides intensive practice in intermediate and advanced grammar skills for non-native speakers of English. Content includes correct use of the perfect tenses, perfect modals, subordinate clauses, phrasal verbs, and passive voice.Prerequisite: Placement in EGL 076 or higher. (Students receiving an EGL 076 placement after completing EGL 076 should enroll in EGL 082.)
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

EGL088 - How to Study
1 hour: Course offers practical guide to methods of studying. Content includes organizing time, note-taking, preparing for examinations, mastering use of textbook and various other skill areas needed to increase efficiency as a learner.3 hours: Course provides practice in general college-level reading and writing skills. Content includes methods of studying taught in the one-credit course. Focus is on increasing self-confidence.
1-3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-3; lab: 0)

EGL089 - Academic Reading and Study Skills for The Non-Native Speaker IV
Advanced course in reading for students whose first or primary language is not English. Course focuses on preparing second language students to take courses for college credit. Course develops successful academic reading and study strategies for non-native speakers. Content includes vocabulary building, identifying lexical and textbook structures, and applying critical reading skills to college-level material. EGL 089 is a mandatory course.Prerequisite: Placement into EGL 089 the college’s reading placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL090 - Academic Writing Skills for the Non-Native Speaker IV
Advanced academic grammar and composition course for the non native speaker taking courses for college credit. Introduces the student to advanced sentence structures and a variety of academic writing. Content includes organization, coherence, unity, argumentation, complex sentence structures, and advanced grammar.Prerequisite: College placement test or successful completion (grade of "P") in EGL 076.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

EGL091 - Vocabulary Improvement for ESL Students
Intermediate to advanced course on learning, remembering, and using English vocabulary. Students will learn how to determine meaning from context, use dictionaries appropriately, analyze roots, affixes, and parts of speech, and apply sentence structure knowledge to increase receptive and productive vocabulary.Prerequisite: Minimum placement of EGL 073 in reading or EGL 076 in writing
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

EGL092 - Reading and Academic Skills Development
Course provides individual diagnosis and remediation of reading problems. Content focus is on improvement of comprehension skills. Methods include group discussion and computer assisted instruction. Prerequisite: Appropriate score onplacement test.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

EGL093 - Reading Strategies for College
Course provides intensive individual practice in reading, in small class setting. Focus is on remediation of reading difficulties. Prerequisite: Completion of EGL 089 or EGL 092, and referral by a faculty member.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL094 - Reading Improvement
Course helps students further develop reading proficiency with comprehension, vocabulary, and critical reading, and become more active, reflective, and strategic readers. Emphasis is on approaches to reading that apply to college-level courses across the disciplines.Prerequisite: Appropriate score on placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL095 - Business English for Non-native Speakers
Course is designed for non-native English speakers who wish to improve their English vocabulary, writing and speaking skills for the world of work. Focus is on writing business-related documents and speaking in business-related situations using correct grammar and precise language. Also covered are English word forms and American writing style that pose difficulty for ESL students.Prerequisite: Placement in EGL 090 or consent of instructor. Recommended: Experience with word processing.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

EGL096 - Developmental Composition I
Course prepares students for college writing. Content includes the writing process, sentence structure, paragraph organization, basic essay structure, grammar and mechanics. Prerequisite: Placement test.
1-3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-3; lab: 0)

EGL097 - Developmental Composition II
Course prepares students for college writing. Content includes the writing process, the structure of multi-paragraph essays, and review of sentencestructure, paragraph organization, grammar, and mechanics. Prerequisite: Placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL098 - Fundamentals of English Grammar
Course provides instruction and practice in grammar and mechanics of standard written English. Content includes sentence structure, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, pronoun usage, parallelism, and other elements of grammar affectingwriting structure and style. Prerequisite: Placement into EGL 090, EGL 097 or higher.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

EGL099 - Skills in Written English
Course provides intensive practice in writing skills in small group setting. Content includes individual instruction in grammar and sentence structure and review of structure and development of the essay. Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in EGL090 or 097 and consent of instructor.
1-3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-3; lab: 0)

EGL101 - Composition I
Course introduces strategies for planning, writing, and revising expository essays based on experience and reading. Content includes purpose, context, genre, and the rhetorical situation as elements in the writing process, as well as criticalreading and analysis as the basis for essay writing. The first course in a two-course sequence with EGL 102. Prerequisite: Placement in EGL 101 or successful completion of EGL 090 or EGL 097 (grade of P). IAI C1 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: C1 900

EGL102 - Composition II
Course introduces strategies for planning, writing, and revising advanced expository essays and the college research paper. Content includes criticalreading and analysis, the structure of argument, and the use of sources. Prerequisite: EGL 101 with minimum grade of C. IAI C1 901R
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: C1 901R

EGL110 - Effective College Reading
Course covers reading skills and strategies for students to improve reading rate, vocabulary and comprehension for efficient college reading. Activities may include lecture, computer-assisted instruction and Great Books instruction.Prerequisite: Placement test.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL111 - Introduction to Business and Technical Writing
Course concentrates on development of competence in producing various types of business documents. Content includes memoranda, letters, reports, and procedural documents. Focus is on writing for an audience with identifiedpurpose, using college-owned computer hardware and software. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL113 - Introduction to Drama
Course introduces students to dramatic literature and its cultural, social, and historical influences. Content includes terminology and methods for analyzing and evaluating drama including form, thematic development, and style. IAI H3 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 902

EGL115 - Introduction to Fiction
Course introduces students to study of the novel and short story in cultural, social, and historical context. Content includes terminology and methods for analyzing and evaluating fiction including form, thematic development, and style.IAI H3 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 901

EGL117 - Introduction to Poetry
Course introduces students to the study poetry and its cultural, social, and historical contexts. Content includes terminology and methods for analyzing and evaluating poetry including form, thematic development, and style. IAI H3 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 903

EGL129 - Introduction to Literature
Course introduces students to the study of literature through readings in fiction, drama, and poetry. Content includes terminology and methods for literary analysis and evaluation as well as discussion of social, intellectual, and historicalinfluences on these literary forms. IAI H3 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 900

EGL150 - Introduction to Journalism
Course develops basic journalistic skills in reporting and writing, including the following: the history of journalism, form and organization of news stories,leads, reporting of speeches and meetings, interviews, and news gathering. Students will learn use of the Internet, word processing, Power Point and other reporting resource technologies. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

EGL201 - Introduction to Creative Writing
Course offers exposure to and practice in writing one or more forms of literary discourse including poetry, fiction, essay, and drama. Content includesthe basic elements of writing in the selected genres. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL202 - Writing Fiction
Course offers students the opportunity to develop an individual style as fiction writers. Content includes basic elements of fiction writing: structure, character, point of view, setting, and dialog. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL203 - Writing Poetry
Course offers students the opportunity to develop an individual style as poets. Content includes basic elements and techniques of writing poetry: line, meter, free verse, imagery, and metaphor. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL204 - Introduction to Screenwriting
Course covers basic techniques of screenwriting. Content includes elements and techniques of screenwriting such as format, structure, character, dialogue, and dramatization of scene. Emphasis will be on writing and revising a feature-lengthscreenplay of the student's own creation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL210 - Intermediate Expository Writing
Course develops student competence in preparation of compositions of extended length and emphasizes attention to stylistic techniques. Recommended for students whose education or career plans will require writing with clarity, precision, and elegance. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL211 - Writing for the Web
Course explores specialized writing techniques and skills necessary to produce effective communications for digital formats. Focus is on online hypertext documents for internet and intranet systems. Experience using word processing software and World Wide Web necessary. Content includes organizing andwriting company Web pages, product and service descriptions; and on-line training materials, easily navigated by various audiences. Instruction inHTML coding not part of course. Recommended: Successful completion of one college-level English course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL212 - Technical Writing Applications
Course develops competencies in producing technical and scientific documents. Content includes manuals, proposals, status reports and formal reports requiring research and data analysis. Focus is on writing and designing reader-centereddocuments illustrating principles and procedures typical of technical and scientific fields; and instruction in design and integration of necessary visual elements such as tables, charts, and graphs Recommended: Successful completion of one college-level English course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL220 - Mass Communications
Course explores mass media’s roles in society. Content includes mass media historical development, contemporary characteristics, functions, responsibilities, and inter-relationships among media.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL221 - American Literature I (from The Colonial Period Through The Civil War)
(offered fall semester only, every other year)Course traces the development of American literature by studying major writers from 1600-1865. Content includes social, cultural, historical, and literary ifluences, as well as terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation.Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 914
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 914

EGL222 - American Literature II (from The Civil War to The Present)
(offered spring semester only, every other year)Course traces the development of American literature by focusing on major writers from 1865 through 20th century. Content includes social, cultural, historical, and literary influences, as well as terminology and methods of literaryanalysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 915
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 915

EGL223 - Contemporary American Literature
(offered fall semester only)Course focuses on American literature of recent past. Content includes fiction, poetry, and drama, as well as influential television and film texts in their cultural, social, and historical contexts, as well as terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL224 - American Ethnic Literature
(offered spring semester only)Course explores influence of racial and ethnic identities on literary expression of at least two of the following groups: Chicano, Italian-American, Jewish-American, Irish-American, Chinese-American, Indian-American, Native American andAfrican-American. Content includes theories of race and ethnicity; influence of experience, history,and culture on minority writers; terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.IAI H3 910D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 910D

EGL225 - Women and Literature
(offered fall semester only)Course introduces fiction, poetry, and drama by women writers of any nationality or geographical region, and may include literature in translation by women. Content includes influence of experience, cultural attitudes, and literary influences; social, cultural, and historical contexts; terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.IAI H3 911D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 911D

EGL226 - African-American Literature
(offered spring semester only)Course introduces fiction, poetry, and drama by African-American writers from eighteenth through twentieth centuries. Content includes social, cultural, historical, and literary contexts; comparable themes in popular culture; terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 910D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 910D

EGL227 - Introduction to Native American Literature
(offered fall semester only)Course introduces fiction, poetry, and drama by Native American writers from eighteenth through twentieth centuries. Content includes social, cultural, historical, and literary contexts, as well as terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.IAI H3 910D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 910D

EGL228 - Gender, Identity and Literature
(offered spring semester only)Course introduces students to representations of gender and sexuality in literary works, including poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Content includes theory of gender and sexual identity; influence of gender and sexual identities on literaryexpression, and influence of literature on gender and sexual identities; terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 911D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 911D

EGL229 - [National/Regional] Literature
Course introduces students to literature in translation from any national or regional literature not written in English. Content includes primary periodsor themes of national or regional literature; social, historical, and cultural contexts of literary works; relationship of individual writers to national or regional literary traditions; and terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL230 - Non-Western Literature in English
(offered spring semester only)Course introduces students to literature in English by writers from non-Western cultures such as Asian, South Asian, African, Caribbean, Middle-Eastern or Latin American. Content includes social, historical, and cultural contexts of literaryworks; relationship of these writers to literary traditions; terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 908N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 908N

EGL231 - British Literature I (from Anglo-Saxons to 1800)
(offered fall semester only, every other year)Course traces the development of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to 1800. Content includes major writers, literary genres, and cultural attitudes of the Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, Elizabethan, Restoration, and Augustan periods, as well as terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 912
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 912

EGL232 - British Literature II (from 1800 to The Present)
(offered spring semester only, every other year)Course traces the development of British Literature from 1800 through 20th century. Content includes major writers, literary genres and cultural attitudes during Romantic, Victorian, Edwardian and Modern Periods, as well as terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 913
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 913

EGL234 - Introduction to Shakespeare
(offered fall semester only)Course introduces the study of Shakespeare through focus on six to eight plays, selected from among comedies, tragedies and histories. Content includes social, cultural, literary, and historical context of the plays; changing interpretations;individual examples of performance taken from films, recordings, and attendance at local theatres (when possible); terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 905
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 905

EGL235 - Studies in Shakespeare
(offered spring semester only)Course examines specific theme in Shakespeare’s works through study of six to eight plays exclusive of those studied in EGL 234. Content includes social, cultural, literary, and historical context of the plays; changing interpretations; individual examples of performance taken from films, recordings, and attendance at local theatres (when possible); terminology and methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: One literature course or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL241 - Masterpieces of Western Literature I
(offered fall semester only, every other year)Course introduces various masterpieces of Western Literature from Ancient times through the Renaissance (1650). Content includes important currents of western thought during the period; comparative study of selected works; terminologyand methods of literary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101. IAI H3 906
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 906

EGL242 - Masterpieces of Western Literature II
(offered spring semester only, every other year)Course introduces various masterpieces of Western literature from 1650 to the present. Content includes important currents of western thought during the period; comparative study of selected works; terminology and methods ofliterary analysis and evaluation. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.IAI H3 907
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 907

EGL260 - Introduction to Linguistics
Course introduces the study of language. Content includes fundamental concepts of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, historical linguistics, and neurolinguistics. Prerequisite:EGL 101, as well as placement in EGL 110 or higher, or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL261 - Theories in Teaching English as a Second Language
Course introduces the basic theories of languageacquisition and teaching English as a second language(TESOL). Content focuses on the relationship between theory and practice in the field of ESL. This course gives the linguistic background necessary to become an effective ESL teacher. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL262 - Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
Course introduces methods of teaching English as a second language (TESOL). Content includes study of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; observation of ESL teaching and limited hands-on experience with ESL students. Prerequisite: EGL 101, as well as placement in EGL 110 or higher, or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

EGL290 - Topics in English
Course explores selected topics in literature, writing, or journalism. Content will vary, with possible focus on single author, group of authors, period of literature or literary theme; or on specific writing format, medium, purpose or audience.EGL 290 may be repeated up to three times on different topics for a maximum of twelve credit hours. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement into EGL 101.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 0)

FME101 - Introduction to Facilities Management & Engineering
Course presents overview of practice and skills needed for facilities management and facilities engineering. Content includes general discussion general of areas in which a facilities manager or facilities engineer will need to develop competency.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FME105 - Blueprint Reading
Course presents multiview projections; isometrics; scales; standards; free-hand and mechanical drawings; electrical, piping and sheet metal drawings; and reading of schematic symbols.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

FME107 - Blueprint Reading for Bldg Trades
Course concentrates on language of architectural construction documents. Content includes visualization; sections, details and schedules; structuraldrawings; specifications and building codes; heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems; plumbing systems; electrical systems; free-hand mechanical sketchings (board and on-site) and verbal and written communication.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

FME140 - CAD Introduction to Building Systems - HVAC
Course in CAD for Facilities Management or Facilities Engineering focuses on Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), and fire protection systems. Course covers layout and creation of computer-generated models as they apply to building's mechanical systems. Topics include fundamentals of the development ofconstruction drawings using CAD for HVAC, and fire protection systems. (Course does not include engineering aspects of design but only the layout and drafting using CAD.) Students cannot receive credit for both FME 140 and CAD 140.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

FME201 - Mechanical, Electrical and Security Systems in Buildings
Course presents overview of the electrical and mechanical systems of buildings. Content includes systems, and energy management; review of mechanical systems, such as HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, and fire protection; electrical andmechanical building codes; indoor air quality, communications, life safety and security systems. Prerequisite: FME 101.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $30

FME240 - Energy Management and DDC Controls
Course provides detailed examination of energy management. Content includes specific focus on building automation systems for energy management using DDC controls for HVAC, fire and security systems; and control of various equipment remotely from a control computerized system and DDC controls. Prerequisite: AHR 101 or FME 101 or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $35

FIS101 - Commodities Futures Trading
Course presents fundamentals and history of commodity futures trading. Content includes the economic role of commodity trading in our society, exchange rules that govern trading, regulatory agencies and the organization and operation ofthe commodity futures exchanges.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIS102 - Securities Trading
Course continues FIS 101. Content includes fundamentals and history of the securities markets, the economic role of securities trading in our society, exchange rules that govern trading, regulatory agencies and the organization andoperation of the securities exchanges.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIS130 - Principles of Fundamental Analysis
Course studies use of fundamental analysis in commodity and securities price forecasting. Content includes supply and demand, price cycles, forecasting of prices and research methods.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIS140 - Principles of Technical Analysis
Course studies use of technical analysis in commodity and securities price forecasting. Content includes basics of chart analysis of price movements and technical factors affecting price movement, trends, support and resistancelevels and pattern identification. Focus is on construction, interpretation and application of charts as tools in determining market positions. Prerequisite: FIS 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIS237 - Options Markets
Course explores actual market conditions and strategies. Focus is on the relationship of options to their respective underlying vehicles and on therelationship of several individual options to others of the same classification. Recommended for students with basic knowledge of put and call options. Prerequisite: FIS 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIS247 - Advanced Technical Analysis
Course reviews methods and techniques of price analysis of commodity futures markets. Content includes focus on applying and examining validity of various methods of price analysis available for use in trading the commodity futures markets, for stock and bond trading, trading of live markets, and stop-loss procedures. Prerequisite: FIS 140.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

FIS270 - Financial Services Practicum
This course provides the student with the opportunity to earn credit and valuable experience while doing a jointly supervised project on the job in an approved company. Prerequisite: Completion of FIS 110 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 10)

FIS290 - Topics in Financial Services
Course designed to meet the special interest needs of Financial Services students and local business organizations. Special topics will be offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat FIS 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours. prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

FIR100 - Preparation for Fire Service & Law Enforcement Entrance Examination
Course instructs firefighter and police officer candidates about all aspects of hiring process. Content includes how to locate job opportunities; properly complete job applications; take written physical, psychological, and medical examinations; and prepare for oral interview by Police and Fire Commissioners. Credit cannot be received in both FIR 100 and LAE 100.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

FIR101 - Introduction to Fire Science
Course introduces aspects of fire science. Content includes history of fire protection; fire protection organization; magnitude and causes of fire losses; properties of hostile fires; and principles of fire preventing, detecting, confiningand extinguishing fires.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR102 - Firefighter II / Basic Firefighter Part I
Course instructs students in the theory, basic individual skills, and team skills required for using and operating fire suppression and ancillary equipment and as well as other basic fire knowledge and skills required by the Office of the StateFire Marshal (OSFM) and recommendations by the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 1001: Firefighter Professional Qualifications. Content includes: fire organization, fire behavior, safety, self contained breathing apparatus,portable fire extinguishers, ladders, fire hose and appliances, building construction, forcible entry, ventilation, water supply, nozzles and fire streams,rescue, fire control, ropes and knots, loss control, fire detection-alarm & fire suppression systems, fire prevention & public education, protectingevidence for cause and determination, communications, terrorism, and firefighter survival.Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in FIR 103. Recommended: FIR 101.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)

FIR103 - Firefighter II / Basic Firefighter, Part II
Course continues to instruct students in the theory, basic individual skills, and team skills required for using and operating fire suppression and ancillary equipment and as well as other basic fire knowledge and skills required by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and recommendations by the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 1001: Firefighter Professional Qualifications.Content includes: fire organization, fire behavior, safety, self contained breathing apparatus, portable fire extinguishers, ladders, fire hose and appliances, building construction, forcible entry, ventilation, water supply, nozzles and fire streams,rescue, fire control, ropes and knots, loss control, fire detection-alarm & fire suppression systems, fire prevention and public education, protecting evidence for cause and determination, communications, terrorism, and firefighter survival.Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in FIR 102. Recommended: FIR 101.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)

FIR106 - Firefighter III Advanced Technician Firefighter
A course to instruct the Basic Operations Firefighter students in advanced firefighting techniques. The Advanced Technician Firefighter is able to perform firefighting operations without direct supervision. Emphasis will be placed on advanced firefighting suppression operations, individual and team skills as required by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and recommendations by the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 1001: Firefighter Professional Qualifications. Successful completion of this course along with passage of the State Written Exam and other required OSFM Certification Courses will lead to OSFM Certification as an Advanced Technician Firefighter.Prerequisite: FIR 102 and FIR 103.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)

FIR108 - Fire Behavior and Combustion
Course introduces the theories and principles of how and why fires start, the dynamics of fire, how fire spreads, and how fires are properly controlled using various methods of fire extinguishment.Recommended: FIR 101
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR110 - Introduction to Public Safety Careers - Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services - I
Course introduces three areas of public safety: fire, police, and Emergency Medical Services. Fire content instructs the student on fire departmentorganization and operations, and general aspects of fire science. Police content instructs the student on police department organization and operations,and different criminal justice careers. Emergency Medical Services content instructs the student on emergency medical technician career paths andintroduction to the health care professional careers. The student will be trained as a Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) member. Credit cannot be received in both FIR 110 and LAE 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

FIR111 - Introduction to Public Safety Careers - Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services II
Course continues an introduction in three areas of public safety: fire, police, and Emergency Medical Services. Fire content instructs the student on fire department organization and operations, and general aspects of fire science. Police contentinstructs the student on police department organization and operations, and different criminal justice careers. Emergency Medical Services content instructs the student on emergency medical technician career paths and introduction to the health care professional careers. The student will be trained by American Heart Association (AHA) Standards for CPR, AED, and First Aid. Credit cannot be received in both FIR 111 and LAE 111. Prerequisite: FIR 110 or LAE 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

FIR121 - Fire Fighting Tactics I
Course examines fire fighting tactics and strategies. Content includes pre-fire activities; fire ground operations, including search and rescue, forcible entry, ventilation, suppression, salvage and overhaul; post-fire activities, and the incident command system. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR122 - Fire Fighting Tactics II
Course continues FIR 121. Content includes application of principles of fire fighting tactics to specific fire situations; and documentation and evaluation of actual fire incidents. Prerequisite: FIR 121.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR130 - Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
Course offers a review of elementary chemistry. Content includes properties of flammable liquids and gases, oxidizers, water reactive chemicals, corrosive chemicals, toxic materials and radioactive materials; storage, handling and firesuppression techniques of potentially hazardous materials. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR131 - Hazardous Materials - First Responder
Course offers an operational level and understanding of hazardous materials. Content includes identification and classification of hazardous materials; physical and chemical properties of hazardous materials; planning, response andmitigation of hazardous materials incidents; analysis of case histories and application of learned principles to simulated exercises.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR180 - Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS)
Course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (ICS 700) and the Incident Command System (ICS 100). NIMS content describes the key concepts and principles of NIMS, and how NIMS provides a consistent nation-wide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations, to work together during domestic incidents. ICS content describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS. The course will explain the relationship between NIMS and ICS. Students cannot earn credit for both FIR 180 and LAE 180.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR191 - Emergency Response Pre-Plan Design
A course for emergency responders using computer-based software. Course introduces emergency response applications with emphasis on emergency pre-planning. It focuses on designing plans for use by emergency responders usingFirehouse, AutoCAD, and other applicable software. The computer will be used by students to document information about the condition of assets, including buildings and personnel for transmission to emergency operations managersand personnel who need it for planning response, crisis management, and recovery efforts. Credit cannot be received in both FIR 191 and CAD 191.. Students cannot receive credit for both CAD 191 and FIR 191.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

FIR192 - Emergency Response Tactical Operations
A course in tactical planning for emergency responders using pre-plan scenarios to coordinate tactical operations. Emphasis is on crisis management by fire, police and support personnel in implementing tactical operations for any and all emergencies. Hazards include fire, hostile intruder, severe weather, utility outages, natural disasters, and facility security. Technologies are used in a lab environment to gain information about the condition of personnel and to assessrisk. Technologies include surveillance, pre-plans, and converged communications to provide information to emergency operations managers for developing the appropriate tactical response and recovery efforts. Credit cannot be received in both FIR 192 and LAE 192. Recommended: CAD 191 or FIR 191.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

FIR201 - Fire Prevention Principles I
Course presents responsibilities, objectives and organization of a fire prevention bureau. Content includes setting up and implementing a systematic inspection program; classification of occupancy by hazard; function of water supplies and automatic sprinkler systems; and other codes related to fire safety and application of codes to fire prevention activities. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR205 - Building Construction
Course studies structural and interior construction and building equipment as related to fire safety considerations. Content includes analysis of vertical and horizontal openings and exterior features in communication of fires; effects of fire exposure on structural integrity of buildings.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR209 - Fire Hydraulics
Course reviews basic mathematics and studies of hydraulic principles and formulas for fluid flow, friction loss and forces. Content includes operationand characteristics of fire pumps, water distribution and supply for fire protection, fluid flow in hoses, nozzle discharge and fire streams, and application of principles to fire department operations. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR211 - Fire Prevention Principles II
Course continues FIR 201 Content includes responsibilities and management of fire prevention programs, implementation of public education programs; function of fire alarm and special extinguishing systems; and relationship of building, lifesafety and codes to fire hazards and causes. Recommended: FIR 101 and FIR 201.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR215 - Fire Investigation
Course offers an analysis of causes of fires and relationship of fire characteristics and traces to se causes. Content includes recognition of equipment failures responsible for fires; incendiary fires; collection, preservation and documentation of evidence substantiating fire causes; interrogation techniques in fire investigations and cooperation of fire investigating agencies. Recommended:FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR217 - Fire Department Administration I
Course presents types, organizational structure, and activities of fire departments. Content includes recruitment through training; personnelassignments, promotion, working conditions, pay and hours, retirement; fire station facilities, communication centers, training facilities; preparation of specifications, advertising and acceptance of bids for procuring apparatusand equipment; testing and maintenance of apparatus and equipment and types of systems and utilization of available water supply. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR218 - Fire Department Administration II
Course examines fire department operations. Content includes procedures of municipal fire alarm systems; radio facilities, dispatching to emergency alarms; basic operational procedures for various types of fire and emergency situations;fire loss data, manpower productivity and utilization; grading of fire defenses; community public relations; public education in fire and life safety and organizing for fire prevention inspections, code enforcement and special fire preventioncampaigns. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR219 - Industrial Fire Protection
Course studies industrial fire prevention practices. Content includes study of fixed-fire protection systems; employee fire safety education; in-plant inspections; hazard controls, organization of industrial fire brigades, and cooperation withpublic fire departments. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR220 - Emergency Medical Technician
Course studies duties performed by emergency medical technicians, following the National EMS Education Standards. Contents include CPR, human body anatomy, vital signs, ventilation, cardiac emergencies, resuscitation, automated external defibrillation, pharmacology, bleeding and shock, fractures, injuries, childbirth, lifting and moving of patients, legal and ethical issues. Practical skill performance is heavily emphasized throughout the course. This course is approved by Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and successful completion of course qualifies students to take IDPH’s EMT licensing examination or the National Registry Examination for EMT.
8 Credit Hours (lecture: 5; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

FIR221 - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic I
Course is first of four to acquire paramedic skills in advanced emergency medicine. Content includes roles and responsibilities of paramedic, legal and medical considerations, response to major incidents, and stress management. Involves concurrent laboratory and clinical instruction. Prerequisite: FIR 220 or equivalent, current IDPH EMT-B License, and consent of instructor or program chair.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 8)

FIR222 - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic II
Course is second of four, to acquire paramedic skills in advanced emergency medicine. Content includes medical terminology, general patient assessment, initial management, airway and ventilation, pathophysiology of shock, and generalpharmacology. Involves concurrent laboratory and clinical experience. Students required to complete state-specified number of hours of Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance ride time. Prerequisite: FIR 221.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 8)

FIR223 - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic III
Course is third of four, to acquire paramedic skills in advanced emergency medicine. Content includes treatments of medical emergencies involving trauma, burns, respiratory system, endocrine and nervous system, abdominal distress, toxicology, alcohol and drug abuse, infectious diseases and environmental injuries. Involves concurrent laboratory and clinical experience. Students required to complete statespecified number of hours of field internship.Prerequisite: FIR 222.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 8)

FIR224 - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic IV
Course is four of four to acquire paramedic skills in advanced emergency medicine. Content includes medical, procedural and environmental aspect of emergency medicine. Content includes toxicology, behavioral emergencies, major incident response, triage, hazardous material, street gangs and drugs. Involves concurrent laboratory, clinical and ambulance experience. Students required to complete state-specified number of hours of field internship. Course requires a successful passing score on the state paramedic exam and EMT-Plicensure by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Prerequisite: FIR 223.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 8)

FIR227 - Fire Department Administration III
Course is first of two management courses required of eligible candidates pursuing Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal certification as Fire Officer II. Content includes management principles and techniques used by mid-levelmanagers and chief officers in fire service; principles of time management, decision-making, motivation and delegation. Prerequisite: FIR 217 and FIR 218 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR228 - Fire Department Administration IV
Course is second of two management courses required of eligible candidates pursuing Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal certification as Fire Officer II. Content includes management principles and techniques used by mid-levelmanagers and chief officers in fire service. Principles of public relations, labor relations, administrative liability and personnel management are emphasized. Prerequisite: FIR 217 and FIR 218 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR230 - Fire Apparatus Engineer
Course examines fire apparatus drivers and operators. Content includes pumps and controls, relay pumping operations, water supplies to elevated streams, standpipe sprinklers and miscellaneous equipment, preventive maintenance,records and reports. Recommended: FIR 121.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)

FIR235 - Fire Service Instructor I
Course examines job of fire service instructor. Content includes basic principles of adult learning, classroom management, steps in teaching, teaching methods, planning instruction, training aids and devices, implementation of training programs, use of records, types of evaluation, preparation of tests, performance testing and practice teaching. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR236 - Fire Service Instructor II
Course continues FIR 235. Content includes more advanced teaching techniques, including illustrative and demonstrative lectures, testing and performanceassessment, qualifications and duties of a training officer; defining objectives of training program; planning, acquiring and using training facilities; developing curriculum; administering a training program and planning and conductingconferences. Prerequisite: FIR 235.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR245 - Law for The Fire Service
Course introduces legal aspects of fire science. Contents include study of judicial system; civil and criminal actions; legal status of fire department; jurisdiction and liability of fire prevention bureaus; municipal responsibility to and for fire fighters; authority and liability of fire fighters; law and arson investigation; techniquesfor testifying in court; and compensation, pension and termination of employment of fire fighters. Recommended: FIR 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR280 - Incident Command System (ICS) for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
Course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System structure. Content (ICS 200) focuses on the management of single resources by supervisory personnel for command and control of the incident or event. Students cannot earn credit for both FIR 280 and LAE 280.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FIR281 - The National Response Framework (NRF), Intermediate and Advanced Incident Command System (ICS)
Course has three parts: 1) National Response Framework (ICS 800) content is an introduction to the concept and principles of the NRF; 2) Intermediate ICS (ICS 300) content provides tactical expertise for personnel on advanced ICS for expanding incidents; and 3) Advanced ICS (ICS 400) content provides management skills for area command or multi-agency coordination for major/complex incidents or events. Students cannot earn credit for both FIR 281 and LAE 281.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 0)

FIR285 - Blue Card – Incident Command
Course is designed to equip and then certify the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to serve in the role of Incident Commander or to supervise and manage emergency and hazard zone operations for National Incident Management System Type 4 and Type 5 events. The Blue Card certification is a blended course experience which incorporates 50 hours of online instruction with 24 hours of in-class computer simulation training. Prerequisite: FIR 180 and FIR 280 or consent by instructor. Also, students must successfully complete 50-hour online course component prior to beginning in-class simulation.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $385

FIR290 - Topics in Fire Science Technology
Course covers a variety of different topics during different semesters. Topics will be selected from among current advances in fire science technology. Typical course concentrations might be Fire Officer Training III or Hazardous Materials and Terrorist Incident Response. Check with the instructor and the latest college class listings for details. The course may be repeated twice. Prerequisite: Varies depending on specific topic.
1-6 Credit Hours (lecture: 0-6; lab: 0-1)

FRE101 - Beginning French I
Course develops basic language skills within the context of cultures of French-speaking countries. Content include pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

FRE102 - Beginning French II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in FRE 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of cultures of French-speaking countries. Prerequisite: FRE 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

FRE105 - Conversational French
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in FRE 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of cultures of French-speaking countries. Prerequisite: FRE 101 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

FRE201 - Intermediate French I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises, with focus on life in modern Frenchspeaking countries. Prerequisite: FRE 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

FRE202 - Intermediate French II
Course continues FRE 201. Content includes practice in reading, writing and speaking the language, to increase knowledge of French grammar and culture. Prerequisite: FRE 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

FRE205 - French Conversation and Composition
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills through a variety of speaking and essay writing activities. Content includes topics drawn from contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: FRE 202 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

FRE210 - Introduction to French Literature
Course involves reading of selected masterpieces. Content includes various literary periods, introduction to poetry and explication de texte, oral readings stressing pronunciation and diction, and speaking and writing based on works read. Prerequisite: FRE 202 or consent of instructor. IAI H3 916
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H1 916

GIS190 - GIS Technology I
Course in geographic information systems (GIS) mapping technology uses ESRI ArcGIS® software and explores geospatial modeling techniques for analyzing spatial data, patterns, and databases to build relevant maps in various disciplines.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

GIS191 - GIS Technology II
Course covers geodatabase development, maintenance, organization, and editing within the ESRI ArcGIS suite of software. Topics include basic features and functionality that a geodatabase provides as well as the ArcMap edition tools for creating and editing the geometry of spatial data. Students learn to create and manipulate Geographic Information Systems features and work on real-life GIS projects developed by public safety officials, public works departments, planners, and other industry professionals.Recommended: GIS 190 or consent of instructor
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

GEG120 - World Regional Geography
Course analyzes regions of the world. Content includes looking at patterns and distributions of economic, political and social organizations of different nations, to gain global perspective on current world events; focus is on aspects of development and underdevelopment using representative regions as examples.IAI S4 900N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S4 900N

GEG122 - Cultural Geography
Course studies contemporary world cultures and their interrelationships with geographic structure and regions, to gain a global perspective on current world events. Content includes human origins and distribution; population, migration,health, climate, culture, language, settlement, industry and agriculture.IAI S4 900N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S4 900N

GEG130 - Global Economies
Course studies topical variations in spatial distribution of economic activities. Content includes production, consumption, and distribution patterns analyzed, in relation to location theory; stages of economic development; relative importance of government intervention and market forces; international alliances; andmultinational corporations. Focus is on processes of economic development, globalization, and technological innovation.IAI S4 903N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S3 903N

GEG290 - Topics in Geography
Course explores major issues in the field of geography. Topics will be selected from subspecialties such as: elements of the environment; population geography; the rainforest; and development and industrialization. Course has different focus and/or scope from other courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine semester hours of credit. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

GER101 - Beginning German I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of cultures of German-speaking countries. Content include pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

GER102 - Beginning German II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in GER 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, and oral and written communication within the context of cultures of German-speaking countries. Prerequisite: GER 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

GER105 - Conversational German
Course provides practice in conversational German to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, stress and rhythm for vocabulary development. Oral presentations and class discussions of life inGerman-speaking countries. Prerequisite: GER 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

GER201 - Intermediate German I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises with focus on life in modern Germanspeaking countries. Prerequisite: GER 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

GER202 - Intermediate German II
Course continues GER 201. Content includes expanding knowledge of German grammar and culture through practice in reading, writing and speaking the language. Prerequisite: GER 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

GER205 - German Conversation and Composition
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay writing activities. Topics drawn from contemporarylife and culture. Prerequisite: GER 202 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

GER210 - Introduction to German Literature
Course involves reading excerpts of selected masterpieces from various periods. Content includes oral reading stressing pronunciation and diction, speaking based on discussion of works read, and writing based on readings and class discussion. Prerequisite: GER 202 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 916

GBS101 - Introduction to Global Business
Course introduces students to the study of global business. Content includes issues and topics related to conducting business outside of the U.S. domestic marketplace, with a focus on cultural, political, legal and ethical business practices around the world and the implications of these factors. Recommended: BUS 101 taken prior to, or in conjunction with, this course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS205 - Import/Export Basics
Course provides comprehensive overview of import or export business. Content includes who and why, import/export marketing strategies, product development and market research, export terms, documentation, procedures, tariff and non-tariff barriers, getting paid or paying for imports or exports, import terms, procedures and U.S. Customs entry regulations, dates and quotas.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS212 - Global Sourcing and Import Procedures
Course simulates the importing experience of a retail buyer while exposing students to the policies and procedures associated with sourcing merchandisefrom another country. Topics parallel the importing process and a virtual simulation provides students with the actual experience of importing a product. Course teaches students to be well-trained researchers and import planners,and serves as an essential tutorial for novice importers, product developers, and retail buyers.Recommended Prerequisite: GBS 205
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS225 - Global Logistics and Documentation
Course focuses on the global supply chain, as well as strategic planning of logistics and the proper execution of global trade documentation. Topics include: use of incoterms, transportation options, and the most recent software programs to facilitate supply chain logistics and documentation by using a case study to demonstrate how management of the logistics function is conducted in areal-world situation. Recommended: GBS 205 or consent of instructor.Prerequisite: Recommended: GBS 205 or consent of instructor
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS235 - Global Marketing
Course provides an overview of the marketing process as applied to global marketing. Content includes concerns of inexperienced firm consideringexporting as an option for increased sales and profits, and presents an approach for experienced firm in evaluating export marketing process and reaching global markets. Prerequisite: Recommended: GBS101 or MKT131
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS236 - Current Global Events and Perspectives
Course provides an overview of current global economic, political and socio-cultural events and perspectives that affect global business. Using a variety of resources, students will analyze and discuss the impact of current events on global business activities. Prerequisite: Recommended: GBS101
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS240 - Global Management
Course focuses on the role of the executive, middle and front-line management in directing and improving organizational performance in a global environment. Concepts covered include management of various types of international risks, strategic planning, and decision-making facing global business.Prerequisite: Recommended: GBS 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS250 - Interest Rates and Foreign Exchange Markets
Course examines the foreign exchange situation domestically and world wide. Content includes dollar exchange rates, spot, forward, futures and options markets, appropriate history and economics/finance topics. Focus is on foreign exchange from the viewpoint of the trader of currencies, the hedger and the international importer/exporter.Prerequisite:Recommended GEG 130.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS253 - Practicum
Course provides opportunity to earn credit and valuable experience while doing a project on the job in an approved company. Intended for the second-year Global Business Studies student.Prerequisite: 12 hours of GBS or consent of instructor
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GBS290 - Topics in Global Business
Course designed to meet the special interest needs of global business students and local business organizations. Students may repeat GBS 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours.Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 0-4; lab: 1-4)

GRD101 - Introduction to Visual Communication
Course covers the fundamental principles of design and how these relate to effective communication. It explores the media and tools that create imaging and how these tools are integrated into the image-making process. Topics include conceptual design, critical thinking in the creation of practical design, how design relates to industry, human perception and the visual process, and the history of visual communication, from the symbols of the cave man to modern-day advertising.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

GRD160 - Fundamentals of Digital Imaging using Photoshop Elements
Course covers the fundamental principles of digital imaging, including production, manipulation and output of digital images, and basic elements of design. High quality images will be produced from stock imaging and scanning from film andflat artwork. Course is designed for students who seek a foundation for ART 216 and those who are preparing to work in the photography/design field as medical photographers, wedding photographers, and production artists, who will not needthe more extensive study of Photoshop and digital imaging provided in ART 216.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

GRD225 - Introduction to Broadcasting and Electronic Media
Course introduces electronic media. Focus is on development, function, and artistry. Content includes studio practices; procedures and demonstrations as related to radio and television broadcasting; cable-casting, and closed circuit TVapplications. “Hands on” production experience reinforces theoretical material.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GRD250 - Introduction to Video Production
Course introduces “hands-on” techniques used to plan and produce video and related media. Content includes scriptwriting and pre-production design; production in studio environments; recording in “field” situations, and video editingwith linear and nonlinear systems.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GRD251 - Graphic Design Practicum
Workplace experience in the graphic design field acquired by working for a company that does graphic design. The student’s job will be appropriate to his or her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of the work experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 credits in required courses and 12 credits in specified electives in A.A.S. Graphic Design degree, all with minimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

GRD252 - Animation and Multimedia Practicum
Workplace experience in the animation and multimedia field acquired by working for a company that does animation and multimedia. The student’s job will be appropriate to his or her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of the work experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 21 credits in required courses and 6 credits in specified electives in Animation and Multimedia certificate, all with minimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

GRD253 - Web Graphic Page Design Practicum
Workplace experience in web graphic design field acquired by working for a company that does web design. The student’s job will be appropriate to hisor her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of the work experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 27 credits in required courses and 6 credits in specified electives in Web Graphic Page Design certificate, all withminimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

GRD254 - Photography Practicum
Workplace experience in the photography field acquired by working for a company that does work in photography. The student’s job will be appropriate to his or her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of thework experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 credits in required courses and 6 credits in specified electives in Photography certificate, all with minimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

HIT103 - Introduction to The Medical Language
Course offers brief overview of medical terminology suitable for developing basic vocabulary. Content includes deciphering, building and understanding medical terms by studying their parts. (Course does not substitute for HIT 104.)
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

HIT104 - Medical Terminology
Course presents medical terminology through study of medical word roots, prefixes and suffixes. Focus on relationships among symptomatic, disease, and procedural terms.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIT105 - Pharmacology for Health Record Documentation
Course offers comprehensive coverage of pharmacology as it relates to clinical documentation in the health record. Content includes medical terminology, drug classifications, therapeutic use in diseases and conditions, adverse effects and side effects.Prerequisite: HIT 104 with a minimum grade of C
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

HIT108 - International Classification of Disease (ICD)
Course covers the international classification system required to organize medical information for retrieval and reporting. Focus is on both the disease classification system and the procedure classification system. Work focuses on acquiring skills in coding diseases and procedures and abstracting medical data. Hands-on experience in coding hospital records. Prerequisite: HIT 104, HIT 121, BIO 231 and BIO 232 with minimum grade of C in each course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)
Fee: $25

HIT111 - ICD-10-CM Coding for the Physician Office
Course teaches students how to use the ICD-10-CM coding system to assign diagnostic codes to patient-physician encounters. Work focuses on acquiring skills in coding diseases and conditions. After learning the basic steps in code selection, the class concentrates on applying this skill to the physician practice setting.Prerequisite: HIT 104 with minimum grade of C or consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

HIT112 - Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10-CM Coding
Course presents anatomy and physiology through an anatomic overview and basic knowledge of body organs, body systems and disease pathology for coding within the ICD-10-CM coding system. Prerequisite: HIT 104 Medical Terminology with minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIT114 - CPT Coding for The Physician Office
Course introduces CPT coding system. Focus is on use of system in a physician office. Prerequisite: HIT 104 with minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment, or knowledge of medical terminology as demonstrated by proficiency exam.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

HIT115 - Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office: Medicare
Course provides in-depth study of Medicare insurance system. Focus is on knowledge of terminology and guidelines involved in claim filing process. Topics also include understanding of Medicare reimbursement policies, appeal rights, and CMS’s current efforts to curtail healthcare fraud and abuse. Prerequisite: Instructor's consent required.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

HIT116 - Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office: Non-Medicare
Introductory course gives instruction in health records and insurance processing procedures in the medical office. Focus is on correlating health information with billing procedures. Instructor's consent required.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

HIT120 - Evaluation and Management Coding in CPT
Course presents in-depth study of the Evaluation and Management section of CPT coding system. Based on knowledge of key definitions required in Evaluation and Management coding. Focus on auditing documentation and validating code selection. Includes discussion of categories of service, modifier usage, and payment methodologies. Prerequisites: HIT 114 or HIT 170 with minimum grades of C. Recommended: Hands-on experience with word processing in Windows, or equivalent coursework.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

HIT121 - Fundamentals of Health Information Management
Course examines sources of health information and relationship with health agencies. Content includes study of origin and purpose, content, order, analysis and use of medical records, methods of compiling, numbering, retrieving andretention of health information. Prerequisites: Acceptance into Health Information Technology program; HIT 104 and BIO 231 with minimum grades of C, and hands-on computer experience using word processing that runs in a Windows operating system environment.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

HIT125 - Medical Billing Practices
Course concentrates on mastery of guidelines and requirements for efficient and compliant healthcare claims filing. Content includes advanced coding scenarios that incorporate proper diagnosis and procedure code selection, correct modifier usage, appropriate HCPCS code utilization, surgical package billing concepts, andaccurate analysis of claims. Current issues and new guidelines also incorporated. Prerequisites: HIT 115, HIT 116, and HIT 120, all with minimum grades of C or concurrent enrollment. Recommended: Hands-on experience with word processing in Windows, or equivalent coursework.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

HIT126 - Healthcare Classification Systems and Registries
Course covers classification systems and registries employed to organize medical information for future retrieval and reporting. Prerequisite: HIT 104, HIT 121, BIO 231 and BIO 232 with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)

HIT170 - CPT Coding
Course covers basic principles and guidelines of CPT coding in both hospital-based and ambulatory care environments. Students develop skills in using CPT to report reimbursable services.Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in any of the following: HIT 112, BIO 231 and BIO 232, or BIO 114, also with consent of HIT instructor or department chair.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $25

HIT194 - Electronic Health Record and Applications
Course covers health information systems used in health care delivery systems including terminology and essential concepts of health information systems. An overview of varied automated administrative and financial systems is given. Course covers structure of electronic health records (EHRs). Content includes overview of health care industry’s transitioning to electronic health record systems, components of EHRs, technologies used for input into EHRs, and privacy and security issues affecting access to and use of patient information.Student practice in application of software common to healthcare setting.Recommended: Hands-on computer experience using software in Windows, i.e., Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIT201 - Fundamentals of Medical Science
Course provides introduction to medical science. Content includes study of nature and cause of disease, treatment and management of patients, and practical application of knowledge by health information management professional.Prerequisite: HIT 105 with minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment; HIT 108, HIT 170, and BIO 232 with minimum grades of C; and consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

HIT221 - Quality Improvement and Assessment in Healthcare
Course focuses on quality improvement and assessment in variety of healthcare settings. Content includes implementation of quality tools and techniques as related to health information department activities of acute care hospitals,long term care facilities, behavioral health settings, hospital outpatient and emergency departments, and ambulatory care settings, and quality issues related to medical staff activities. Prerequisite: HIT 108, HIT 130, HIT 201, andBIO 232 with minimum grades of C; and consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

HIT222 - Supervisory and Legal Aspects
Course studies impact of legal system on health information. Focus is on the health record as a legal document, and effect of confidential communication laws, including HIPAA, on release of information and use of health information.Content includes management principles and supervisory role in healthcare organizations. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

HIT251 - Health Information Technology Practicum I
Course contains planned and supervised clinical experiences in medical facilities. Opportunity to gain knowledge and skill in admission and discharge procedures, health and vital statistics, coding and abstracting, physician incomplete records, medical transcription supervision, cancer registry and long term care facilities.Prerequisite: Consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 12)
Fee: $20

HIT252 - Health Information Technology Practicum II
Course continues HIT 251. Opportunity to increase proficiency in coding skills, gain knowledge and skill in release of information, patient care evaluation procedures, supervisory duties, and ambulatory care settings. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 12)
Fee: $20

HIT260 - Reimbursement Issues
Course provides comprehensive study of reimbursement procedures for prospective payment system, hospital outpatient services, and physician practices. Coding issues emphasized and optimization skills developed and applied in each area. Focus is on role of health information practitioner on financial performance in health care. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor ordepartment chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

HIT290 - Topics in Health Information Technology
Course focuses on new issues in fast changing health information management environment. Topics covered each semester will vary based on current issues and perceived student need. Course may be repeated three times as long asspecific topic is different. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

HBW101 - Beginning Hebrew I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of culture of Israel. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HBW102 - Beginning Hebrew II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in HBW 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication, within the context of culture of Israel.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HBW105 - Conversational Hebrew
Course provides conversational practice in Hebrew to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, stress and rhythm, vocabulary development. Oral presentations and class discussion of life in Israel. Recommended: Equivalent skill level in knowledge of beginning Hebrew vocabulary, sounds and structures, including conjugation of regular and weak verbs in all tenses. Prerequisite: HBW 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HBW201 - Intermediate Hebrew I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises with focus on life in Israel. Prerequisite: HBW 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HBW202 - Intermediate Hebrew II
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay writing activities. Topics drawn from contemporary Israeli life and culture. Prerequisite: HBW 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

HUD101 - Beginning Hindi-Urdu I
Course develops basic language skills in Hindi and Urdu within the context of the cultures of South Asia. Though written in different scripts and now associated with different countries and religions (India and Hinduism, and Pakistan and Islam respectively) Hindi and Urdu are essentially the same language and taught as one in this course. Especially at the informal level, the two languages are virtually interchangeable. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language is presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HUD102 - Beginning Hindi-Urdu II
Course develops basic language skills in Hindi and Urdu within the context of the cultures of South Asia. Though written in different scripts and now associated with different countries and religions (India and Hinduism, and Pakistan and Islam respectively) Hindi and Urdu are essentially the same language and taught as one in this course. Especially at the informal level, the two languages are virtually interchangeable. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. It is recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.Prerequisite: HUD 101
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HUD201 - Intermediate Hindi-Urdu I
Course continues development of basic skills in Hindi and Urdu. The grammar of Hindi-Urdu is reviewed while becoming comfortable with the Urdu script. Hindi-Urdu speaking is practiced intensively. Focus is on life in modern South Asia and includes a range of everyday scenarios.Prerequisite: Hindi-Urdu 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HUD202 - Intermediate Hindi-Urdu II
Course continues development of basic skills in Hindi and Urdu. The grammar of Hindi-Urdu is reviewed while becoming comfortable with the Urdu script. Hindi-Urdu speaking is practiced intensively. Focus is on life in modern South Asia and includes a range of everyday scenarios.Prerequisite: Hindi-Urdu 201 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

HIS111 - United States History to 1877
Course surveys political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States from discovery through Reconstruction.IAI S2 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 900

HIS112 - United States History from 1877
Course surveys political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States from the Gilded Age to the present.IAI S2 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 901

HIS113 - History of Native Americans
Course surveys history of Native American peoples in North America from 15th century contact with Europeans to the present. Content focus is on the historical struggle to retain cultures and autonomy while facing the continual expansion of both European nations and United States government and its citizens. Major themes and trends supplemented by case studies of specific tribes and documents that illuminate particular issues.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS114 - African American History to 1865
Course examines role of African Americans in U.S. History, from enslavement in Africa to emancipation. Content includes black African culture, black diaspora, slave culture, Americanization of slaves and Africanization of the South, “free”blacks, slave resistance movements, and politics and economics of slavery.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS115 - African American History: Reconstruction
Course surveys role of African Americans in U.S. History, from Reconstruction to present. Content includes black politics in the New South, Jim Crow, early civil rights organizations, African American participation in World Wars I and II, cultural developments, Civil Rights movement, Black Power movement, and government activism.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS120 - United States History Since 1945
Course examines political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States since 1945.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS121 - History of the Vietnam War
Course examines the history and politics of the Vietnam War, beginning with the war between the French and Vietnamese following World War II, ending with the defeat of the South by the North in 1975.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS131 - Western Civilization to 1650
Course surveys political, economic, social, cultural and intellectual origins of Western civilization from the ancient world to the 17th century.IAI S2 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 902

HIS132 - Western Civilization Since 1650
Course surveys political, economic, social, cultural and intellectual development of Western civilization from the Baroque Era to the present.IAI S2 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 903

HIS135 - History of the Middle Ages
Course examines the political, cultural and intellectual development of Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Italian Renaissance. Content includes Roman, Christian, and Germanic contributions to medieval west. The impact of Byzantineand Islamic cultures are also explored.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS136 - Introduction to Jewish Studies
Course offers a general overview of the history of Jews and Judaism, beginning with the Biblical period and ending with modern times. Course is a multidisciplinary introduction to Jewish Studies.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS139 - History of the Non-Western World to 1900
Course surveys the historical development of non-western world up to early 20th century. Content includes social, political, and economic developments. Focus is on role of intellectual currents, literature, and art in shaping the identity of the peoples studied. Comparison and contrast of unifying themes such as early modern global networks of trade, the colonial experience, and role of religion in experiences of various civilizations. At least four major non-western civilizationswill be studied, drawn from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.IAI S2 904N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 904N

HIS140 - History of Contemporary Non-Western Civilizations
Course surveys the political, social and economic history of selected non-western cultures since 1945. Content includes study of at least four cultures, drawn from Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.IAI S2 905N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 905N

HIS202 - Introduction to History
This course examines the skills necessary for conducting research in the field of history, while providing an opportunity to utilize those skills in the field. Students are introduced to the use of alternative primary sources such as oral history, film analysis, music interpretation, and image interpretation. This course will include a research paper that utilizes the skills acquired during the course. The course topic will be chosen by the instructor each semester based on the instructor’s area of interest and specialty. In addition to the attainment of research methods, students will be exposed to different theories and schools of thought relating to historical thought. These theories may include, feminist, Marxist, socio-economic, as- well-as others. The course is intended to be a history appreciation course that allows a greater understanding and utilization of the skills necessary in the field of history.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS203 - History of South Asia I
Course surveys the historical development of South Asia from antiquity to independence in 1947. Content includes social, political, and economic developments. Focus is on the role of intellectual currents, literature and art in shaping the identity of the peoples studied, as well as comparisons and contrast of unifying themes such as early modern global networks of trade, the colonial experience, and the role of religion in experiences of various civilizations.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS204 - History of South Asia II
Course surveys political, economic, social and cultural development of the nations of South Asia since 1947, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 917N

HIS206 - History of the Ancient World: Greece
Course examines the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece from the Neolithic era through the fall of the last Hellenistic monarch in 30 BCE.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS207 - History of the Ancient World: Rome
Course surveys Ancient Rome, from founding of city in the eighth century B.C., to collapse of the West in the fifth century A.D. Content includes examination of Roman Conquests, Roman politics and government, and reasons for the “fall” ofRome. Focus is on Roman impact on other peoples and cultures, origins and spread of Christianity, emergence of Byzantine Empire, and Roman Legacy.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS208 - History of Ancient Africa
Course surveys the history of Africa to 1885. Content includes the agricultural revolution, Iron Age, migrations of peoples, commerce, early African states and stateless societies, Islam, slavery and the slave trades, European exploration and Christianity, colonial conquest and African resistance. Course also examines the role of oral traditions, linguistic analysis, archaeological evidence and early literature in understanding the complexities of African history.IAI S2 906N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 906N

HIS211 - History of Modern Africa
Course examines political, cultural and socio-economic history of Africa from 1885 to present. Content includes the end of European colonialism, emergence of independent African nation states, neo-colonialism, Africa during the Cold War, rise and fall of African dictatorships, apartheid, ethnicity and genocide, popular movements toward democratization, and impact of globalization. Individual case studies focus on South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo, role of the African novel, film, musicand popular art in understanding complexities of African history.IAI S2 907N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 907N

HIS216 - History of Modern China
Course examines political, economic, and social transformation of China from the 19th century dynastic system to the 21st century modern state. Content includes Confucian value system; collapse of the Qing dynasty; western imperialism; Communist revolution; Great Leap Forward; Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution; legacy of Mao Zedong; and era of Deng Xiaoping and its impact to the present. Current issues addressed include China’s relationship with Republic of China (Taiwan), and China’s role in a global context.IAI S2 915N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 915N

HIS221 - History of Great Britain and Ireland to 1600
Course examines the political, economic, social and cultural history of Great Britain and Ireland from the Paleolithic era through the end of the Tudor dynasty.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS222 - History of Great Britain and Ireland From 1600 to The Present
Course surveys the political, economic, social and cultural history of Great Britain and Ireland from the Stuart Dynasty through the present era.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS223 - Environmental History of the U.S.
Course surveys the history of the environment and human impact/interrelation with nature. The course will cover the periods of Native American habitation, European settlement, westward expansion, and urban sprawl. Areas of study include settlement, agriculture, ecology, environmental movements, and conservation efforts. These areas will be studied through social, political, and economical impacts at the local, national, and international levels.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS225 - History of the Islamic Middle East from the 7th Century to 1918
Course surveys the history of Islamic Middle East from birth of Islam to end of First World War. Content includes social, political, and economic developments, and the role of religion in shaping Middle Eastern culture and society. Focus is on the ways in which Islam helped foster a unified political and legal system, and a common identity which provide the backdrop for much of the contemporarypolitical discourse in the region.IAI S2 918N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 918N

HIS226 - History of The Islamic Middle East in Modern Times
Course surveys political, economic, social and cultural development of the Islamic Middle East since 1918. Focus is on the role of religion as an ongoing theme.IAI S2 919N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 919N

HIS227 - History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Course surveys the Arab-Israeli conflict from the beginnings of Zionist immigration into Palestine up to the present.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS228 - History of the Holocaust
Course surveys the history, background, causes, events, impact, and implications of the destruction of the Jews in Europe.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS229 - History of Genocide
Course surveys the history, background, causes, definition, events, impact, implications, and nature of genocide.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS233 - History of Latin America to 1825
Course surveys Latin American history from sixteenth century conquests of Mexico and Peru until the wars of independence in early nineteenth century. Content includes impact of Spanish colonialism (and to lesser extent Portuguesecolonialism) on Native Americans and immigrant settler populations; outlines evolving institutional bases of life in colonial Latin America. Focus is on topics such as pre-colonial Native American societies, imperial politics and urbanization, patterns of accommodation and resistance, slavery, race, role of the Catholic Church, colonial literature, and collapse of the Spanish colonial empire.IAI S2 910N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S2 910N

HIS234 - History of Latin America, 1825 to 1945
Course surveys political, social, economic and cultural development of Central and South America from independence to beginning of the Cold War. Content focus is on role of literature, film, music and popular art in understandingcomplexities of Latin American history.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS235 - Women in American History
Course examines women’s roles and accomplishments throughout the history of the United States.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS236 - Women in Western Civilization
Course examines women’s roles and accomplishments in Western civilization from prehistory to the present.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS237 - Women in Non-Western Civilization
Course examines women’s roles and accomplishments in non-Western civilization from prehistory to the present.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS240 - History of Illinois
Course surveys the history of Illinois, with emphasis on how growth of industrialization and urbanization has affected state development.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS241 - History of Chicagoland
Course surveys the history of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, with an emphasis on the growth and development of the area. Content includes land development, culture, social movements, government, and economic history/development. Other topics linking Chicago with its suburbs include the growth of transportation and urbanization, with a concentration on the post-WWII boom.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS260 - History of Soviet Russia
Course introduces Soviet Russian history. Content includes politics, economics, culture, thought and life from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the breakup of the Soviet Union.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIS290 - Topics in History
Course explores major historical issues and/or periods of history that are related to history courses taught at the College. Course has different focus and/or scope than the courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated ondifferent topics up to three times for up to nine credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

HTC100 - Essentials of Horticulture for Horticultural Therapists
Course provides introduction to horticulture required for understanding of horticultural therapy. Content includes plant classifications and structure, plant growth and development, and appropriate soil composition for indoor and outdoor plants. Prerequisite: Program admission and concurrent enrollment in HTC 101 and HTC 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 4)

HTC101 - Health through Horticulture: Using Plants for Therapeutic Outcomes
Course provides instruction in the history and theoretical framework of horticultural therapy, examination of horticultural therapy programs in a range of settings, design of a barrier-free therapeutic garden, and delivery of horticulturaltherapy skills. Prerequisite: Program admission and concurrent enrollment in HTC 110; HTC 100 or equivalent.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $300

HTC110 - Horticultural Therapy Application and Practicum
Course continues the study of horticultural therapy. Students develop a mobile plant cart program, plan a renovation of indoor space for horticultural activities, generate a proposal for an income-generating horticultural therapy program, complete a pre-vocational training program proposal, and prepare a program proposal. Course offers residential instruction for delivery of horticultural therapy activities designed in HTC 101 and includes a peer review component. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HTC 101.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 2)
Fee: $300

HSV110 - Counseling/Interviewing
Course reviews psychological principles and counseling techniques for public and social/human service workers. Content includes interview varieties, types and purposes; various communication techniques to establish rapport, question, reflectand help clients explore feelings and beliefs; and diagnostic and record-keeping systems. Skills developed largely through class exercises, role-plays and skill practice. Recommended: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HSV121 - Treatment Strategies
Course explores organizational collaborative efforts in a “continuum of care” approach to human services. Content includes efforts made to provide the client/patient with full array of comprehensive services and solutions. Focus is on techniques to provide outreach, treatment/ service planning, proper documentation, and referral techniques, services to special populations.Recommended: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HSV122 - Assessment and Treatment of The Chemically Dependent
Course increases proficiency in utilizing various instruments and associated interviewing techniques to assess alcohol and other drug abuse or dependence disorders. Content includes development of increased understanding of criteria forplacement in differing levels of treatment, and understanding dual disorders. Focus is on learning how to determine treatment needs based upon proper assessment, becoming familiar with differences in attitude and behavior patterns of special populations in order to provide meaningful quality care. Recommended: PSY 120 and PSY 235. Prerequisite: HSV 121.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HSV160 - Domestic Violence Advocacy
Course examines the skills necessary to provide crisis intervention in various settings to adult and child survivors of domestic violence, and offers a background of information on domestic violence and advocacy for victims/survivors. Upon completion, students will be eligible to intern at an approved domestic violence victim advocacy agency. The student who completes both the coursework and the internship will be eligible to take the State examination and upon successful completion, receive credentialing as an Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HSV165 - Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention
Course examines the skills necessary to provide crisis intervention in various settings to adult and child survivors of sexual violence, and offers a background of information on sexual violence and the rape crisis movement. Successful completion of the course qualifies the student to receive certification by a State-approved agency such as Northwest CASA.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HSV210 - Counseling/Interviewing II
Course continues HSV 110. Content includes review of psychological principles and counseling techniques used by public and social/human service workers. Skills learned previously refined to focus on more in-depth probing of issues blocking effective responding of clients to life’s challenges. Further methods of analyzing and interpreting data uncovered in therapeutic counseling sessions and interviews. Practice given in conducting sessions, analyzing information uncovered in counseling, and proper documentation. Prerequisite: HSV 110.Recommended: PSY 101 and PSY 130.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HSV250 - Substance Abuse Practicum I
Course involves placement in an approved field to integrate and apply knowledge and skills in a clinical setting. Minimum 300 (three hundred) hours in a supervised field experience. Focus of practical experience in core functions include screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, reports and record keeping under the direction of a Practicum Site Supervisor. Program coordinator and/or practicum faculty provides ongoing supervision, monitoring and evaluation of student progress.Prerequisite: Completion of HSV 110, HSV 121, HSV 122, PSY 234, PSY 235, PSY 237 and PSY 238, each with a minimum grade of C, and consent of department coordinator.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 20)
Fee: $65

HSV255 - Substance Abuse Practicum II
Course involves placement in an approved field to integrate and apply knowledge and skills in a clinical setting. Minimum 300 (three hundred) hours in a supervised field experience, directed by Practicum Site Supervisor. Focus of practical experience in core functions include includes orientation, assessment, ethics, screening, intake, case management, community outreach, treatment planning, essentials of supervision, psychopathology, suicide risk, crisis intervention, client education, referral, charting and record keeping. Department coordinator and/or practicum faculty will provide ongoing supervision, monitoring and evaluation of student progress. Prerequisite: Completion of HSV 155 with a minimum grade of “C” and consent of department coordinator; also, a minimum of an A.A.S. degree in a Behavioral Science.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 20)
Fee: $65

HSV260 - CADC Test Review
Course reviews content of course work in Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate program and the Core Functions required by IAODAPCA to receive the CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) credential. Focus is on preparation forthe IC&RC examination. Prerequisite: HSV 155 or consent of department coordinator.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

HUM120 - Western Culture and the Arts: Beginnings through the Middle Ages
Course surveys cultural accomplishments of Western civilization from its beginnings in Mesopotamia through the Middle Ages. Content includes visual arts, music, literature, theater, architecture, and philosophy studied in historical context.IAI HF 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: HF 902

HUM121 - Western Culture and the Arts: Renaissance through the 20th Century
Course surveys the great artistic and intellectual accomplishments of Western civilization from the Renaissance through the 20th Century. Content includes visual arts, literature, drama, philosophy, architecture, and music studied inhistorical context.IAI HF 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: HF 903

HUM122 - Contemporary Culture and the Arts
Course concentrates on culture and arts of the last 50 years, with focus on appreciation and critical evaluation of contemporary culture. Content provides interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, music, drama, visual arts, architecture, TV, film, and cultural theory, as well as forces that influence the arts.IAI HF 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: HF 901

HUM123 - Introduction to Art
Course provides a survey of the visual arts (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and architecture) emphasizing how art transmits cultural traditions and aesthetic values. Content includes the historical, social and technological factors that contribute to understanding the function and meaning of works of art.IAI F2 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 900

HUM124 - African-American Culture and the Arts
Course offers an interdisciplinary and comparative survey of the intellectual, artistic, historical, and cultural achievements of people of African descent in America. Content includes examination of literature, philosophy, visual art, music, film, and other performing arts.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: HF 906D

HUM125 - Introduction to Music
Course examines music through a basic stylistic survey. Content includes the vocabulary of sounds (rhythm, pitch, intensity and timbre), instruments and forms as illustrated by music from medieval times to the present. Music of Western civilization emphasized and compared to music from other cultures.IAI F1 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F1 900

HUM126 - Introduction to Music Theater
Course surveys the musical, dramatic and stylistic development of music theater, from the year 1600 to the present. Content includes selected major works of opera, operetta, musicals and ballet. Focus is on the cultural framework that gives rise to these art forms.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HUM127 - Introduction to Philosophy
Course focuses on the most fundamental questions that human beings have always asked. Topics include a critical examination of theories about reality and truth, moral values and social justice, personal identity and free will, aesthetic values, and systems of religious beliefs.IAI H4 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 900

HUM131 - Introduction to Theater
Course offers an introductory survey of theater as a performing art form. Content includes analysis of historical, social, aesthetic and technical aspects of traditional and contemporary theatrical expression. This is an appreciation class, not a performance class.IAI F1 907
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F1 907

HUM133 - Introduction to Architecture
Course introduces architectural thought and practice from the Egyptians to the present. Content includes philosophical and practical problems of providing habitable spaces for human beings.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HUM140 - Introduction to Women's Studies
Course introduces the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies that seeks to understand and challenge gender inequalities. Course traces the philosophical, literary and historical emergence of the women’s studies discipline to explore the many ways it has addressed our cultural experiences.IAI H9 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H9 900

HUM141 - Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
Course introduces the interdisciplinary field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer studies, which seeks to understand and challenge inequalities related to sexuality and gender identity. Course traces the philosophical, literary and historical emergence of the LGBTQ discipline to explore the many ways it has addressed our cultural experiences, as well as diverse representations of sexuality and gender identity in literature and popular media.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HUM142 - Women and Creativity
Course explores selected creative work done by women. Content includes literature, art, music, film, and philosophy; may also explore women’s creativity as manifested through shaping of community and domestic institutions, and through domestic arts. Focus may be either historical or contemporary.IAI HF 907D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: HF 907D

HUM160 - Introduction to Film
Course offers a survey of the historical development of film, emphasizing a study of films and innovations in film production that have had significant influence on film as an art form. Topics include basic film language, editing, light, sound,camera movement, and related topics. IAI F2 909
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
IAI Code: F2 909

HUM161 - Global Cinema
Course offers a survey of the historical development of global cinema outside of Hollywood and the United States, emphasizing a study of films and innovations in film production, distribution, and exhibition, as well as changes in national identity, that have had significant influence on cinema as an international art form.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 909

HUM162 - Film and Literature
Course examines written works and their cinematic and televisual equivalents to encourage the ability to analyze and evaluate artistic expression and social meaning and to appreciate the dynamics of adaptation from one medium into another.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

HUM165 - Introduction to World Music
Course introduces world music. Content includes musical performance, instruments, basic music theory, and the cultural significance of music; several Asian, Middle Eastern, and African cultures will be considered.IAI F1 903N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F1 903N

HUM210 - World Mythologies
Course explores the nature of mythology. Content includes themes, archetypal figures and situations, symbolism and figurative language found in selected folklore and legendary narratives.IAI H9 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H9 901

HUM220 - Asian Humanities
Course offers an interdisciplinary and comparative survey of the intellectual and artistic achievements of several Asian cultures. Content includes examination of literature, philosophy, visual art, music, and other performing arts.IAI HF 904N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: HF 904N

HUM242 - Women, Art and Culture
Course focuses on women as both creators and subjects of visual art. Through examining individual art works, course participants will consider how gender is relevant to the definition, creation and appreciation of visual art. Instructors maytake either a topical or historical approach to course content.IAI F2 907D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F2 907D

HUM260 - Perspectives on Film
Course presents different modes of filmmaking. Content includes narrative, documentary, and animation; variety of current critical methodologies for studying film, such as genre theory, authorship theory, star theory, national cinema, feminist film theory, and structuralist theory (hero studies).IAI F2 908
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
IAI Code: F2 908

HUM290 - Topics in Humanities
Course explores selected topics in music, film, art history, architecture, or any other humanities discipline. Course content varies. May focus on a single artist or composer, group of artists or composers, stylistic period, or particular trendsduring one such period. Representative course titles might include: Mozart’s Late Opera, Contemporary American Film, or Chicago Architecture. Course can be repeated on different topics up to three times. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

INS200 - Independent Study
Course offers special opportunity to earn up to four credit hours in independent study in any curricular area in which it is available. Registration for independent study course in a baccalaureate discipline is done under the discipline prefix.Example: PSC 200, Independent Study – Political Science. In career areas the prefix for independent study courses will remain INS. Prerequisite: Recommendation and approval of the instructor and department dean. No more than a total of four credits in independent study courses, regardless of discipline, may be applied toward a degree. Independent Study courses may have appropriate fees.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 0)

ITL101 - Beginning Italian I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of cultures of Italian-speaking countries. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ITL102 - Beginning Italian II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in ITL 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehensionand oral and written communication, within the context of the Italian culture.Prerequisite: ITL 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ITL105 - Conversational Italian
Course provides conversational practice in Italian to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, stress and rhythm, and vocabulary development. Class activities include oral presentations and classdiscussion of life in Italy. Prerequisite: ITL 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ITL201 - Intermediate Italian I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises, with focus on life in modern Italy.Prerequisite: ITL 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

ITL202 - Intermediate Italian II
Course increases knowledge of Italian grammar and oral skills as presented in ITL 201. Content includes practice in reading, writing and speaking the language. Prerequisite: ITL 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

ITL205 - Italian Conversation and Composition
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills through a variety of speaking and essay writing activities. Content includes topics drawn from contemporary Italian life and culture. IAI H1 900Prerequisite: ITL202 or consent of instructor
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

JPN101 - Beginning Japanese I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of cultures of Japanese-speaking countries. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

JPN102 - Beginning Japanese II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in JPN 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing of kana and kanji, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of the Japanese culture. Prerequisite: JPN 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

JPN105 - Conversational Japanese
Course provides conversational practice in Japanese to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, stress and rhythm, vocabulary development, oral presentations and class discussion of life inJapan. Recommended: knowledge of beginning Japanese vocabulary, sounds and structures, including perfect and imperfect tenses. Prerequisite: JPN 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

JPN201 - Intermediate Japanese I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development and reading and writing of kana and kanji within the context of Japanese culture. Prerequisite: JPN 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

JPN202 - Intermediate Japanese II
Course continues JPN 201. Content includes expanding knowledge of Japanese grammar and culture through practice in reading, listening comprehension,speaking the language, and reading and writing of kana and kanji. Prerequisite: JPN 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

JPN205 - Japanese Conversation and Composition
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay writing activities. Topics are drawn from contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: JPN 202 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

JPN206 - Japanese Conversation and Reading
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay-writing activities, and develops reading ability with Japanese materials. Topics are drawn from classical and contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: JPN 202 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

JRN126 - Newspaper Production
This course offers class laboratory experience in designing, assembling, making up and publishing the college newspaper, including a preliminary overview of electronic typesetting. The students will gain introductory experience in all phases of production, from keylining to desktop publishing. Students plan pages, determine column widths, crop photos, determine graphic elements, select appropriate typography, proofread copy and measure and write headlines and cutlines. Also included is a detailed weekly analysis of the effectiveness of the news stories written and published and of the overall presentation of the college newspaper. One three-hour period per week; may be repeated for up to eight hours of credit. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in EGL 150 or EGL 151 or consent of instructor. Fee $25
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 6)
Fee: $30

KOR101 - Beginning Korean I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of Korean culture. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

KOR102 - Beginning Korean II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in KOR 101 Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of Korean culture. Recommended: students must have a good knowledge of basic structures of Korean, including fluency in using formal polite speech form in all verb tenses with and without honorifics, case suffixes, numbers and noun classifiers, aswell as other basic aspects of beginning conversation. Prerequisite: KOR 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

KOR105 - Conversational Korean
Course provides conversational practice in Korean to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, stress andrhythm, vocabulary development, oral presentations, and class discussion of life in Korea. Recommended: knowledge of beginning Korean vocabulary, sounds and structures, including perfect and imperfect tenses. Prerequisite: KOR 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

KOR201 - Intermediate Korean I
Course continues KOR 102. Content includes developing skill in speaking, listening, reading and writing within the context of Korean culture. Recommended: knowledge of the basic structures of Korean as typically covered in one year of college Korean, as well as a working vocabulary of at least 1,000 words.Prerequisite: KOR 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

KOR202 - Intermediate Korean II
Course increases knowledge of Korean grammar and understanding of Korean culture. Content includes reading, writing and speaking practice. Recommendation: ability to use basic structures of Korean typically covered in the first semester of the second year, as well as in the first year of college in both speaking and writing, and working vocabulary of at least 2,000 words. IAI H1 900Prerequisite: KOR 201 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

LAE100 - Preparation for Fire Service and Law Enforcement Entrance Examination
Course instructs firefighter and police officer candidates about all aspects of hiring process. Content includes how to locate job opportunities; properly complete job applications; take written physical, psychological, and medical examinations; and prepare for oral interview by Police and Fire Commissioners. Credit cannot be received in both FIR 100 and LAE 100.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

LAE101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
Course studies history, development, operation and philosophy of American criminal justice system. Content includes legislative, police, prosecutor, courts and corrections agencies involved in administration of criminal justice; current issues and trends; juvenile justice system and career opportunities.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE110 - Introduction to Public Safety Careers - Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services - I
Course introduces three areas of public safety: fire, police, and Emergency Medical Services. Fire content instructs the student on fire department organization and operations, and general aspects of fire science. Police content instructs the student on police department organization and operations, and different criminal justice careers. Emergency Medical Services content instructs the student on emergency medical technician career paths and introduction to the health care professional careers. The student will be trained as a Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) member. Credit cannot be received in both LAE 110 and FIR 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

LAE111 - Introduction to Public Safety Careers - Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services - II
Course continues an introduction in three areas of public safety: fire, police, and Emergency Medical Services. Fire content instructs the student on fire department organization and operations, and general aspects of fire science. Police contentinstructs the student on police department organization and operations, and different criminal justice careers. Emergency Medical Services content instructs the student on emergency medical technician career paths and introduction to the health care professional careers. The student will be trained by American Heart Association (AHA) Standards for CPR, AED, and First Aid. Credit cannot be received in both LAE 111 and FIR 111.Prerequisite: LAE 110 or FIR 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)

LAE121 - Police Organization and Administration
Course studies organization and management of law enforcement agencies. Content includes functional groupings, delegation of authority and specialization, public relations, personnel and training.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE122 - Police Operations
Course presents administration of police line operations. Focus is on patrol function, and prevention of crime. Content includes traffic, investigative, juvenile, vice. and other specialized operational units.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE130 - Vice and Drug Control
Course reviews historical and sociological developments in drug addiction and vice control. Content includes studies of narcotic addiction and effects of hypnotic drugs, bookmaking, gambling, and prostitution.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE135 - Forensics I
Course will familiarize students with the different disciplines of forensic science, the types of examinations conducted in crime scenes and other applications of forensic science in the modern criminal justice system. Students will be provided an overview of crime scene investigations, death investigations, evidence-gathering techniques, and the analysis of physical evidence in the field and laboratory setting.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $15

LAE140 - Corrections
Course is regarding the criminal justice system of corrections, which offers a functional analysis of corrections in the American justice system. The course covers and explores various aspects of the: social history of punishment, environmental conditions, staff and inmate safety, prisoner rights litigation, overcrowding, gender and ethnicity, special needs, gang control strategies, and growth of supermax prisons. The course is a useful introduction to career planning for employment in the corrections field.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE150 - Report Writing
Course will improve the report writing and communication skills of students, police officers, detectives, and corrections officers. Students will learn how to write a clear and precise police report, focusing on format, coherence, and voice. Appropriate diction, grammar, punctuation, and spelling will be addressed. Students will also learn how to report incidents and document the crime scene accurately and thoroughly. Course may not meet major requirements at transfer institutions. See your counselor for more information.Prerequisite: EGL 101 or placement in EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE180 - Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS)
Course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (ICS 700) and the Incident Command System (ICS 100). NIMS content describes the key concepts and principles of NIMS, and how NIMS provides a consistent nation-wide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations, to work together during domestic incidents. ICS content describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS. The course will explain the relationship between NIMS and ICS. Students cannot earn credit for both FIR 180 and LAE 180.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE201 - Criminology
Course examines aspects of crime. Content includes types of crimes and criminals, factors involved in criminal behavior, control, and prevention.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE221 - Criminal Law
Course covers history and principles of criminal law. Content includes development of the court system, constitutional, statutory and common law; civil liability; rules of evidence; and criminal procedures. Also included are the principles of arrest, search and seizure; evaluation of evidence and admissibility; identification and classification of criminal offenses; court decisions, and the Illinois Criminal Code and courtroom and criminal trial procedures.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE223 - Criminal Procedures
Course is an in-depth study of the legal rules governing police procedures and practices. Topics include reasonable suspicion, probable cause, stop and frisk, station house detention, the use of force during arrest, confessions, constitutional rights of the accused, and sentencing and punishment. Also covered are issues related to the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE234 - Ethics and Leadership in Policing
Course prepares students to successfully resolve critical ethical and leadership issues they will encounter in their law enforcement careers. Content includes developing and maintaining professional integrity, the proper exercise of discretion and authority, morale and motivation, and responsibility for ethical conduct. It also explores analysis and evaluation of ethical dilemmas, roles of professional organizations and agencies, ethics and community relations, ethics in criminal justice laws and procedures and civil liability in law enforcement and correctional environments.Prerequisite: - Recommended: LAE 101 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE235 - Criminal Investigations
Course presents a study of criminal investigation procedure. Content includes conduct at crime scenes, collection and preservation of evidence and methods used in a police science laboratory.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE236 - Electronic Imaging for Police Investigations
Course explores software imaging technology used for law enforcement investigations. Content includes methods, protocols, and techniques for forensic video analysis and enhancement; composite drawing software, and computer-aided fingerprint identification and comparison.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

LAE239 - Forensics II
Course provides instruction in protocols and techniques for forensic crime scene analysis, as well as hands-on experience using alternate light source and solid-state lasers. Topics include techniques in the examination of blood spatter, ballistics, and impression evidence, along with procedures in forensic mapping and the use of GPS for outdoor crime scenes.Prerequisite: LAE 135
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

LAE240 - Police Defense Techniques
Course examines defense techniques. Content includes principles of self-defense against persons armed with dangerous weapons; psychology in use of force; physical and mental preparation and practice in defense and control techniques;and arrest and search procedures.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)

LAE241 - Advanced Police Defense Techniques
Course will build on Police Defense Techniques LAE 240. Content includes principles of self-defense against armed and unarmed suspects. It will cover law enforcement use of force limitations and the psychological and physical conditioning officers need to maintain. Prerequisite: LAE 240
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)

LAE245 - Juvenile Delinquency
Course studies causes of juvenile delinquency. Content includes psychological, social and environmental causes; organization, jurisdiction and function of juvenile agencies; juvenile detention and processing; and statutes and court procedures for juveniles.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE250 - Victimology
Course focuses on the criminal event from both the perspective of victims and the motives of offenders. It will examine victimization patterns, typologies, lifestyles, causal factors, consequences and the treatment of victims by thecriminal justice system. Students will identify pre-incident warning signs and learn about strategies used to prevent future harm.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE251 - Law Enforcement Practicum
Course provides students with a broad experience through appropriate observation and directed experience in operating segments of law enforcement. It takes place in partnership agreements between Oakton Community College and host law enforcement agencies. Students are assigned to the agency in addition to participation in regularly conducted review sessions to assess the student’s progress, problem areas and the work environment. The students must complete minimum of 8 hours of service a week for 16 weeks during the semester. Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 15 credits in LAE with a grade of C or better in each course and consent of the program chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 15)

LAE260 - Law Enforcement and Community Relations
Course studies relationship between police and public. Content includes police involvement in community activities with emphasis on role of police in community tension and conflict.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE270 - Law of Evidence
Course examines legal aspects of evidence. Content includes search and seizure, civil rights, handling of suspects, evaluation of evidence and court admissibility.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE275 - Security Guard Training
Course satisfies the minimum 20 hours of classroom basic training as required by 225 ILCS 447/25-20 Private Security Act of 2004 to obtain a security guard permanent employee registration card (PERC). The course provides the student with the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications, public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE276 - Traffic Investigation
Course studies traffic and law enforcement. Content includes duties of agencies responsible for highway traffic law enforcement; accident investigation; regulation and enforcement, and Illinois traffic laws.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE280 - Incident Command System (ICS) for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
Course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System structure. Content (ICS 200) focuses on the management of single resources by supervisory personnel for command and control of the incident or event. Students cannot earn credit for both FIR 280 and LAE 280.Prerequisite: FIR 180 or LAE 180 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE281 - The National Response Framework (NRF), Intermediate and Advanced Incident Command System (ICS)
Course has three parts: 1) National Response Framework (ICS 800) content is an introduction to the concept and principles of the NRF; 2) Intermediate ICS (ICS 300) content provides tactical expertise for personnel on advanced ICS for expanding incidents; and 3) Advanced ICS (ICS 400) content provides management skills for area command or multi-agency coordination for major/complex incidents or events.Prerequisite: FIR 280 or LAE 280 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

LAE290 - Topics in Law Enforcement
Course designed to meet the special needs of the law enforcement program student in current issues in the profession (e.g. leadership, ethics, administration, community relations, supervision, and manpower allocation). Special topics will be offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat LAE 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours.Prerequisite: May vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

LIB101 - Research in the Information Age
Course presents research strategies necessary to handle information in various formats. Content includes discussion of structure and availability of information; methods to efficiently identify, acquire, evaluate and cite sources of information; handson activities; and examination and application of theoretical concepts. Questions about the socioeconomic, legal, and ethical issues related to theuse of information, including plagiarism, will be addressed.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)

MGT101 - Fundamentals of Supervision
Course examines the responsibilities of a supervisor and the application of skills and techniques involved in supervision of people. Content includes motivation, communication, labor relations, legal issues, dealing with grievances, supervisory ethics, problem solving, decision making, and diversity.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT106 - Time and Stress Management
Course presents basic principles and theories of time and stress management, covering how small adjustments can reap rewards in personal and professional effectiveness.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT117 - Human Relations in The Workplace
Introductory course stressing “people” skills and utilizing these skills in an increasingly team-based and customer-oriented workplace. Content provides opportunities to become more effective in discerning, ethical, flexible, perceptive behaviors while working with people. Special attention is given to appropriate communications skills, working on diverse teams, multinational and diversity awareness, discrimination and biases in the workplace, appearance and business etiquette.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT118 - Effective Management Communications
Course integrates concepts and research from several disciplines including business communication and organizational behavior. Contents includes examination of the communication process and its importance in the business environment including both theories and practice, various forms of communication used in business including writing for managerial communications, oral communications including individual and group oral presentations, use of the internet and other methods of modern business communication, and communicating in the job search process. Recommendation: EGL 101 or placement into EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT121 - Principles of Management
Course is a study of management emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision-making, organizing, leading, and controlling. Recommended: Placement in EGL 101; hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT130 - Purchasing Management
Course provides a general background of fundamental purchasing concepts. Content includes specific studies for those in business and industry, who wish to expand their knowledge of purchasing management, such as price cost and value analysis; purchasing research; forward buying; purchasing systems; legal aspects of purchasing; make or buy decisions; and electronic data processing as it relates to the purchasing function.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT138 - Introduction to Life Coaching
Course introduces the beginning fundamentals of life coaching. Students will learn both the history of the field as well as current coaching trends and how to create a coaching practice based on individual skills, experience, and interests.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT140 - Supervisory Development
Course focuses on fundamental issues of supervision for students who are currently a supervisor or aspire to be a supervisor to help them develop practical supervisory skills.Recommended: MGT 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT155 - Operations and Supply Chain Management
Course integrates the concepts, principles, problems and practices of operations management and supply chain management. Content includes: supply chain and operations strategies, quality control, process choice and layout, managing capacity, forecasting, source decisions and purchasing, logistics, project management, just in time/lean production, global channel management, and managing inventory throughout the supply chain.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT156 - Introduction to Transportation, Warehousing and Logistics
Course covers business logistics concepts including the management of transportation, inventory, packaging, warehousing, materials handling, order processing, facility location, and customer service.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

MGT160 - Small Business Management
Course presents the principles and problems of organizing a small business. Content includes analysis of entrepreneurial qualifications and skills; capital resources and requirements; forms of ownership; and financial analysis and planning. Focus is on tax and legal considerations; staffing and learning to identify profit opportunities using market analysis; bringing products to market through effective advertising, personal selling and distribution methods and practices. Includes franchises, availability of government assistance through the Small Business Administration (SBA), evaluation of an existing business for purchase and special opportunities granted to small businesses in selling to government agencies.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT165 - Human Resources Management
Course covers essentials of human resources management principle sand practices in business and industry. Content includes reengineering; employee benefits; pension funds; selection; testing, placement, orientation, employee evaluation; wage determination; counseling, employer relations (morale and motivation), promotion, transfer, training, state and federal legislation (disabled and handicapped, ADA), discrimination, and harassment.Recommended: MGT 121 or employment in the human resources field.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT170 - Training and Development
Course introduces the field of training and development. Content includes identification of skills necessary to design and implement a training program; roles and responsibilities of trainers, and unique characteristics of adult learners. Current trends and career opportunities addressed. Intended for those who have responsibility for training or human resources development within their organization, or for those exploring training as a career. Recommended: MGT 165.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT180 - Introduction to Business Security Management
Course provides an overview of the principles of security organization management. Topics include the challenges that organizations face in the area of security with regard to personnel, facility, and information. Security strategies for business and contingency planning are also covered.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT181 - The Principles of Business Asset Protection
Course covers the principles of the protection of assets within an organization. Topics include risk exposure, risk analysis, and security strategies as they relate to business asset protection within business units of an organization.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT182 - Emergency and Contingency Planning
Course provides a foundation on the background components and systems involved in the management of disasters and other emergencies within a business. Topics include the role of an organization in the areas of identification, analysis, and contingency procedures related to various emergency situations.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT205 - Organizational Behavior
Course develops skills and competencies needed by managers and professionals to effectively contribute to an organization. Content focus is on individual behavior in an organization; impact of work teams within an organization; and organizational systems. Recommended: MGT 117.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT210 - Business Etiquette
Course presents the fundamentals of business etiquette as they are applied to the modern multicultural and global business environments. Content includes the importance of the first impression, polite conversation, personal appearance, office politics, diplomacy, telephone and cell phone etiquette, proper oral and written communication, and the protocol of meetings both in the United States and abroad. Students will participate in an off-campus formal dining experience.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $99

MGT220 - Managing Effective Teams
Course presents theory and practical tools to become a more productive team member and leader. Topics include characteristics of high performing teams, leadership strategies, avoiding dysfunctional team dynamics, and managingdiverse and virtual teams. Recommended: MGT 205.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT222 - Conflict Management
Course introduces a range of potential positive conflict management processes. Content includes active listening and communication skills; principle negotiation; various forms of mediation, arbitration and nonviolent action. Recommended: MGT 117.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT225 - Effective Leadership Skills
Course explores how effective leadership skills contribute to organizational effectiveness, employee motivation and success, and personal growth and development. Content includes current leadership models, with focus on identifying and developing workplace leadership skills; development of action plan to illustrate and improve leadership skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT228 - Change Management
Course examines technical and behavioral aspects of change processes within an organization so that change strategies can be planned, implemented and evaluated. Content includes the relationship between strategy and organizationalstructure; organizational restructuring and its outcomes; leadership skills and behaviors associated with successful change; creating a transition environment;developing measures for evaluating the success of change effort; dealing with resistance to change, and institutionalizing change.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT231 - Safety and Risk Management
Course examines concepts of safety management. Content includes strategies to create and perpetuate safe and productive environments for all stakeholders; effects of sound decision making to diminish and control corporate and individualliability.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT232 - Managing Diversity in the Workplace
Course examines issues related to managing and being a member of a diverse workforce. Content includes diversity-related issues with management implications, such as social identity; recruitment and selection; work groups and team interaction; sexual harassment; workplace romance; leadership, work and family; accommodation of people with disabilities; and organizational strategies for promoting multicultural equal opportunity.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT236 - Project Management
Course introduces principles of Project Management as defined by the ProjectManagement Institute (PMI). Content includes experiential exercises and team participation to gain experience with computer-based project management procedures, and to increase basic familiarity with state-of-the-art project management software. Credit cannot be received in both MGT 236 and CIS 236.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $10

MGT238 - Introduction to Life Coaching II
Course supports advanced fundamentals of life coaching with a focus on applied knowledge. Students will learn coaching strategies and create a structure for their own coaching practice.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT251 - Practicum
Course offers opportunity to earn credits in a directed work experience. Content includes required attendance at Management Seminars with other management interns to discuss and share on-the-job learning experiences, such as job problems and management case problems; seminars involve guest lecturers speaking on topics of special interest to management personnel. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of 12 hours of MGT courses.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 15)

MGT253 - Project Management Certification Preparation
Course offers an intensive review of project management concepts and the application of these concepts to various business scenarios in preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. Students cannot receive credit for both MGT 253 and CIS 253. Recommended: CIS 236 or MGT 236 or comparable knowledge or consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

MGT266 - Employee Selection and Staffing
Course covers fundamental principles and practices of staffing. Content focus is on interdependence of effective organizational performance with proper hiring and assessment of personnel; personnel staffing; recruiting, and selection function involved in human resource management. Recommended: MGT 165.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT268 - Human Resource Management Law
Course investigates federal and state legislative, judicial and administrative regulations of the employer/employee relationship in the private sector. Content includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, wage-hour law, labor law, employee pension benefits, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation. Recommended: MGT 165.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT271 - Cases in Human Resource Management
Course involves real-life human resource management situations. Content developed through case study approach, examining how a variety of companieshave dealt with various human resource issues. Recommended: MGT 165.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT276 - Corporate Social Responsibility and Decision Making
Course familiarizes students with concepts of corporate citizenship and sustainability by focusing on the scope and consequences of corporate decision making and its impact on its various constituencies in a global setting. Students will develop a framework for analyzing good corporate decisions, the role of the individual, and the responsibility of leadership and governance in the decision making process. Recommended: PHL 107.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT285 - Negotiations
Course involves real-life management and personal negotiation situations. Content includes the theory and processes of negotiation as practiced in a variety of settings including preparing, measuring, conducting and debriefing individualand group negotiations. Recommended: MGT 117.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT288 - Strategic Management
Course is an integrative learning experience in strategic management focusing on concepts and their application to a variety of business functions. Content covers identifying problems, analyzing solutions, decision-making, and formulating aworkable plan. Course is designed as a capstone for the management curriculum. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of MGT courses or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MGT290 - Topics in Management
Course meets special interest needs of Management students and local businessorganizations. Special topics will be offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat MGT 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 0)

MFG102 - Basic Print Reading and Shop Theory
Course provides general shop training. Content includes study of machine shop theory with focus on reading machine prints and how to use measurement devices. Course meets requirements of classroom related theory for the apprentice machinist, mold maker, tool and die maker, model maker, and inspector. Course contains a module on GD&T symbols and how to interrupt them. Completion of course with minimum grade of C should enable student to interpret prints used in industry.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

MFG110 - Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
Course examines the basic manufacturing processes from product design through production and quality testing. Content includes: design for manufacturing, concurrent design, constraint management, measurement tools, blueprint reading,CNC machine set-up, CNC machine programming (lathe and mill), rapid prototyping, and quality control using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing(GD&T). This is a hands-on, team based, class design to give students an overview of the processes used to design and manufacture complex products. Recommended: Working knowledge of basic electricity and some basic physicsbackground.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

MFG111 - Introduction to Manufacturing Automation Systems
Course introduces students to the basic control systems used to automate manufacturing processes. Content includes: hydraulics and pneumatics used for motion control, PLCs programmable controllers, sensors and vision systems, robotics, and designing a computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) cell. This is ahands-on, team based, class to give students the basic concepts needed to design manufacturing automation systems using both hard automation and robots used in a CIM cell high-end automation system. Prerequisite: MFG 110 or equivalentbackground. Recommended: Working knowledge of basic electricity and some basic physics background.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

MFG130 - TagNet Middleware
Course covers TagNet RFID middleware; specifically on how to install, configure, and implement various use cases found in the supply chain. Topics include an understanding of the capabilities of TagNet and how various use case factors influence read rates and reliability.Prerequisite: ELT 120 or concurrent enrollment in ELT 120.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $40

MFG135 - Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Controls
Course includes instruction in hydraulic, pneumatic, and control areas, for those who maintain and design fluid power systems. Hands-on operation and troubleshooting of training equipment used to illustrate fluid properties, pressure,and pipe friction. Actual components used include: pumps, reservoirs and accumulators, actuators, control valves, packing and seals, compressors, and electrical controls (including PLCs).
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

MFG140 - Introduction to Robotics and Vision Systems
Course presents overview of operation and usage of robots in manufacturing applications. Content includes manipulators, drive systems, controllers, motion, payload, programming, and vision systems. Course work involves hands-on projects.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

MFG141 - CNC Machine Operation - NIMS Test Preparation
Course provides instructional and hands on training to prepare students to take the NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) “CNC Operator” certification test. This is a web-based training class which contains 24 self paced learning units as well as a lab component for hands on experience. Topics covered are: computer numerical control (CNC) mill, lathe and grinder set-up and operation, tool identification, set-up and maintenance, fixture set-up and operation, CNC troubleshooting and maintenance, precision measurement and gauging, print reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, machining processes, statistical process control, quality and cycle time optimization, and CNC program operation.Recommended: Computer competency and familiarity with web-based instruction.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

MFG142 - CNC Setup and Operation
Course provides hands-on training in setup and operation of computer numerical control (CNC) machines, including CNC mill (vertical milling center) and CNC lathe (turning center) for purposes of setting up machines with required tooling and fixturing, operating CNC machines, reading and interpreting CNC programs, using inspection equipment, and troubleshooting various production problems.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

MFG144 - Introduction to CNC Programming
Course provides hands-on training in G-code programming of computer numerical control (CNC) machines, including CNC mill (vertical machining center) and the CNC lathe (turning center), for purposes of program loading and operating CNC machines, using inspection equipment, and troubleshooting various production problems. Programs are written, developed, simulated, run, and debugged on actual machine tools. Content includes reading, interpreting, and manually creating CNC programs.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

MFG145 - Advanced CNC Programming
Course is hands-on follow-up to MFG 144 and allows greater depth in design and production of CNC programs. Advanced programs simulated off-line and run on CNC machine tools. Content includes canned cycles, cutter compensation, macro programming, and subroutines. CAM software used for planning and simulation.Prerequisite: MFG 144.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

MFG165 - Mastercam Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAD/CAM course for quality control personnel, auditors, and inspectors uses MASTERCAM software to create part geometry and assign tool path to geometry. Topics covered include automatic generation and communication of CNC programs to machine tools in Oakton’s Manufacturing Lab, using post-processortranslator. Both 2-D and 3-D tool paths used to make parts using machines with various controllers. Graphic simulation used to prove-out results. Recommended: MFG 144 or equivalent experience.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

MFG166 - MASTERCAM Computer Aided Manufacturing II
Course continues to build on the foundation completed in MFG 165. Focus is on creating 3D wire frame models, surface modeling, and 2D/3D solids using advanced commands, including special automatic tool path cycles, routines usingpost-processor translator, and graphic simulation for complex CNC machining that requires creating a simultaneous, five-axis tool path. Prerequisite: MFG 165 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

MFG205 - Computed Aided Manufacturing I
Course examines computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software. Content includes DOS commands, numbering and inserting of lines, geometric solution, CAD input, post processor, communication of machine tool, and job planning.Prerequisite: CAD 116 or concurrent enrollment in CAD 116.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

MFG206 - Computer Aided Manufacturing II
Course examines Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) in which code to drive NC/CNC machines is software generated. Course builds on and adds to material covered in MEC 205. Combination of two courses provides foundation in 2-D geometry and code generation. Prerequisite: MFG 205.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $50

MFG240 - Programmable Controllers (PLC)
Course covers the fundamentals of programmable controllers (PLC) systems. Content includes: control system power distribution wiring; sensors and air valve interfaces; discrete I/O interface circuits; flow charting and state charting of machine sequences; ladder logic programming; machine diagnostic programming. Labs use Allen Bradley’s PLC 500 controllers.. All programs written using RSLogix 500 software. Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic electricity.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

MFG250 - Advanced PLC/Automation Applications
Course directly follows-up MFG 240. Focus is on use of programmable controllers (PLC’s) for monitoring and diagnostics of manufacturing processes, including data handling and storage and use of video control panels. Content includes HMI programming, using Allen Bradley’s Panel View 600 series displays. Hands-on team projects integrating new technologies with automatic turntables, circuit board testers, robotics, vision systems, and various analog devices. Prerequisite: MFG 240.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

MFG290 - Topics in Computer Numerical Control
Course covers variety of different topics during different semesters. Topics selected from current advances in CNC (computer numerical control)- related hardware and software. Typical courses might include: advanced programming techniques; probe techniques; management/purchasing issues or DNC (direct numerical control). Course may be repeated twice. Refer to instructor for details of latest course listings. Prerequisite: Varies depending on specific topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

MFG292 - Topics in Manufacturing
Course explores major issues in the field of manufacturing. Topics selected from subspecialties relating to manufacturing may include: automation; CNC machining; quality; simulation; and data acquisition. Course has different focus and/or scope from other current department courses offered, and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine semester hours ofcredit. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

MKT110 - The Impact of RFID in the Supply Chain
Course surveys case studies on how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has been used in the supply chain. Examples from the retail, pharmaceutical, defense, manufacturing and logistic industries will discuss how companies have gained competitive advantages by implementing this new technology. Topics emphasize impact upon business processes, security of transmitted data and financial analyses.Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in ELT 120 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $40

MKT115 - Creativity in Business
Course explores the nature and role of creativity in organizations using theories and methods of creative thinking linking creativity and innovation. Topics include techniques, simulations, and case studies to develop the creative process. Students will design a "tool box" with which creativity can be managed to promote innovation and enhance organizational effectiveness, along with individual creativity.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT131 - Principles of Marketing
Course studies full meaning of the marketing concept. Content includes discovering consumer needs and wants; translating needs and wants into products and services; creating demand for these products and services and thenexpanding this demand; developing and analyzing marketing plans. Recommended: Hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT132 - Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
Course concentrates on practical knowledge to assist in development of strategic planning. Content includes fund raising, finding suitable donors, attracting volunteers; developing a market and promotional plan. Content includes miniworkshops to improve public relations skills; direct marketing, advertising, evaluating fund raising opportunities and grant writing. Intended for volunteers and executives involved in a nonprofit organization.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT134 - Fundraising and Grant Writing
Course offers in-depth exposure to the funding skills for the nonprofit organization. Content includes how nonprofits secure financial resources to further their missions from individuals, foundations and government sources;how managers and development professionals of nonprofits generate funding through grant writing, annual giving programs, major gift cultivation, planned giving programs, and special events and benefits. Recommended: MKT 132 and either EGL 101 or placement into EGL 101, or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT150 - Sports Marketing
Course examines successful business models in the sports industry. Content includes analyzing, planning, implementing strategies within sports organizations through development of marketing and promotional plans. Recommended: MKT 131.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT151 - Customer Service
Course focuses on the skills and strategies that lead to successful implementation of excellent customer service as a competitive edge in today’s changing business arena. Changes in the marketplace such as global influences, multicultural issues, and effective communication are examined. Emphasis is placed on developing and maintaining a comprehensive customer service strategy to maximize stakeholder satisfaction and profitability. Prerequisite: Hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail recommended.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT161 - Principles of Professional Selling
Course deals with the actual process of selling a product. Content includes principles and techniques used in prospecting, approaching, demonstrating,meeting objection and closing a sale; attitudes and attributes which successful sales personnel develop. Sales presentations given by students. Recommended: Hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT165 - e-Business
Course studies various aspects of e-Business. Content includes decisions such as product selection, distribution, pricing, shipping, warranty, insurance, legal issues, privacy and infrastructure of doing business on line. Students develop businessplan for e-Commerce operation.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT215 - Introduction to Advertising
Course introduces the role of advertising. Content includes integrated marketing communications, consumer behavior, creative strategies, and types of media. Practical applications integrated into course. Recommended: MKT 131; hands-onexperience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT230 - Consumer Behavior
Course reviews and analyzes areas of consumer and organizational buying behavior that guide marketing management decisions. Content focus is on recognizing and applying consumer behavior theories to marketing strategies in a diverse marketplace. Recommended: Hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT236 - Marketing Research
Course examines theory and skills necessary to design and analyze a market research project. Content focus is on practical uses of marketing research rather than heavy statistical analysis; interviewing and questionnaire design; data analysis; product and concept testing; protesting and tracking advertising. Students involved in actual marketing research project.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $10

MKT240 - Introduction to Public Relations
Course introduces principles of public relations. Content includes practices, theories, ethics, issues, and problems, as well as integration of practical applications.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT244 - Advanced Public Relations & Special Events
Course presents advanced perspectives of Public Relations. Content includes applying techniques learned in Public Relations I; combining marketing fundamentals with PR principles to acquire sponsorship, organize and promote a special event, use the Internet, and handle crisis communication.Focus is on the expanded role of today’s PR professional, including various components of integrated marketing. Recommended: MKT 240.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT247 - Cases in Public Relations Management
Course involves case study approach to understanding public relations management. Content includes examining how a variety of companies have dealt with public relations issues. Recommended: MKT 240 and MKT 244.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT248 - Marketing Management
Course involves case study and problem solving approach to making marketing decisions. Content focuses on all elements in the development of marketing strategy: marketing development; product planning; marketing channels; pricing, advertising, and promotion. Recommended: MKT 131 or consent of instructor; hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT249 - Customer Relationship Management
Course examines customer relationship management (CRM) Content includes the customer driven, market-based practices that enable a business to attract, satisfy and retain customers profitably. Focus is on developing programs that cultivate customer relationships, and brand and product loyalty. Recommended: MKT 131.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT251 - Practicum Marketing
Course offers opportunity to earn credit in directed marketing experience within an approved business or industrial firm. Arrangements and credit given worked out in conjunction with the Program Chair. Recommended: Satisfactory completion of 12 hours in MKT courses with minimum grade of C and consent of program chair; hands-on experience using word processing, the Internet, and e-mail.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 15)

MKT253 - Crisis and Issue Management
Course introduces crisis management from a public relations perspective. Content includes examination of the types of crises encountered; potential impact on the organization and its stakeholders; and strategies for prevention, management and recovery. Recommended: MKT 240.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT260 - Events Planning
Course focuses on the skills necessary to design, implement, and manage spectacular special events, either as stand-alone or within the context of other meetings. Topics include the planning and marketing of special events from concept to conclusion, including catering and menu design, selecting distinctive venues and entertainment (e.g., celebrities and nationally recognized speakers such as former political leaders), and working with outside vendors to incorporate sound and special effects (lasers, pyrotechnics, etc.). Recommended: MKT 244.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT261 - Advanced Professional Selling
Course concentrates on fine tuning existing selling skills. Content includes current selling strategies developed by today’s top sales trainers such as Zig Zigler and Tom Hopkins and others; extensive use of videotaping. Recommended: MKT 161 or equivalent experience in selling or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT262 - Meeting and Convention Planning
Course provides the basic tools to successfully plan and manage local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Course information assists the student in understanding the basic competencies tested in the ISES Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) and Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) examinations.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT266 - New Media and Technology in Marketing
Course examines progress, potential and impact of the Internet, World Wide Web, and other forms of computing and telecommunications technology for online marketing of goods and service across a wide range of product categories. Content includes investigation of the Internet as a business tool to increase effectiveness, efficiency, competitiveness, and to create new business models. Students research current methods of online marketing, and then develop a site with marketing and maintenance plan for further development of business models and segments. Recommended: MKT 131 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

MKT270 - Integrated Marketing Communications
Course studies effects of advertising on the consumer. Content includes advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing and public relations. Students use flow of communication to develop an integrated marketing program. Recommended: MKT 131 and MKT 215.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT271 - Brand Marketing
Course emphasizes importance of brand identity in the integrated marketing communications strategy. Content includes how to build a “valueadded” brand in today’s competitive market place; use of name, logo and corporate identity to create and market brand equity for a company. Students develop a brand building advertising plan incorporating traditional and new digital technologies.Recommended: MKT 131.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT275 - Social Media Tools for Business
Course introduces a variety of social media and Web 2.0 concepts and tools from a business/ marketing perspective, including social networks, blogs, wikis, podcasts, and more. With an understanding of the tools, students will learn how toleverage them in order to support their business or career.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MKT290 - Topics in Marketing
Course meets special interest needs of marketing student sand local business organizations. Special topics will be offered for variable credit from one to three semester credit hours. Students may repeat MKT 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours.Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

MAT060 - Prealgebra
Course is preparation for introductory algebra course. Content includes fundamental concepts, operations, and applications of arithmetic in basic algebraic contexts, including linear equations, statistics, square roots, graphing, and polynomials. Arithmetic topics treated include rational numbers, decimals, percents, and measurement. Course objectives will be achieved using computer-assisted learning, group discussions, and individual tutoring.Prerequisite: Appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $5

MAT070 - Elementary Algebra
Course prepares students for an intermediate algebra course by covering the fundamental concepts, operations, and applications of basic algebra. Algebraic topics include linear equations and inequalities, polynomial operations, graphing equations and inequalities in two variables, and systems of equations. Course objectives will be achieved using computer-assisted learning, group discussions, and individual tutoring.Prerequisite: MAT 060 or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $5

MAT080 - Elementary Plane Geometry
Course introduces elements of plane geometry. Content includes points, lines, planes, angles, triangles, congruence, quadrilaterals, area, similarity and circles. Course objectives will be achieved using computer-assisted learning, group discussions, and individual tutoring.Prerequisite: MAT 070 or MAT 052 or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $5

MAT102 - Mathematics for Health Careers
Course covers common Mathematics requirements for Allied Health Sciences. It includes a brief review of fractions, decimals, percents and ratio, the International System of Measurement (Metric); apothecary and household systems, system conversions and reading and calculating medication doses. Technology incorporated when appropriate. Prerequisite: MAT 070 (after summer 2011) Appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

MAT110 - Intermediate Algebra
Course covers algebraic principles at intermediate level. Content includes real and complex numbers, exponents, polynomials, radicals first- and second-degree equations system of equations inequalities and rational expressions. Course objectives will be achieved using computer-assisted learning, group discussions, and individual tutoring.Note: MAT 110 will not be counted towards an A.A., A.S., A.S.E., or A.F.A. degree, nor will most senior colleges or universities accept MAT 110 credits for transfer.Prerequisite: MAT 070 (or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test)
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $5

MAT111 - Business and Consumer Mathematics
Course reviews arithmetic and introduces algebraic techniques. Content includes profit and loss, interest, amortization, installment transactions, percentage, discount, taxes, depreciation and statistics. Calculators and spreadsheets used where appropriate. Intended for students pursuing Oakton degrees and certificates in business related fields.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

MAT114 - Applied Mathematics I
Course reviews arithmetic and introduces algebraic techniques. Content includes arithmetic, elementary algebra, geometry and scientific notation. Problems are drawn from the areas of technology, including electronics, architecture, facilities operation, fire science and building energy systems. Intended for students pursuing Oakton degrees and certificates in technological fields.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

MAT116 - Applied Mathematics II
Course continues MAT 114. Content focus is on trigonometry and applications from engineering, physics and chemistry. Prerequisite: MAT 114.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MAT122 - Trigonometry
Course presents applied and analytic aspects of trigonometry. Content includes radian measure, trigonometric functions and their inverses, identities, graphs, equations, triangles, vectors with applications and complex numbers.Prerequisite: MAT 110 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test, and MAT 080 or geometry proficiency.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MAT125 - General Education Mathematics
Course focuses on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems. Topics include: counting techniques and probability, logic, set theory, and mathematics of finance. Calculators/computers used when appropriate.Prerequisite: MAT 110 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 904

MAT128 - Foundations of Math for Elementary Teacher I
Course integrates developing problem solving skills and mathematical reasoning capabilities, highlighted by historical reference and real world applications. Content includes subsets of the real numbers along with mental, written, and electronic computation using these numeric subsets; number theory; sets; functions and their graphs; probability; and statistics. Prerequisite: MAT 110 withminimum grade of C or appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test, and MAT 080 or geometry proficiency.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 903

MAT129 - Foundations of Math for Elementary Teachers II
Course continues contemporary and heuristic approach of MAT 128. Content includes recognizing and analyzing two- and threedimensional geometrical shapes; measurement, triangle congruence and similarity; Euclidean constructions; coordinate and transformational geometry; elementary logic, dynamic geometry or computer algebra software; equivalence relations, and clock arithmetic as an example of a finite mathematical system. Technology incorporated when appropriate. Prerequisite: MAT 128 with minimum grade of C.IAI M1 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 903

MAT131 - Elementary Statistics
Course introduces statistics for physical, biological and social sciences. Content includes frequency distributions; measures of central tendency and variation; elements of probability theory; statistical inference; sampling techniques and correlation, and regression. Prerequisite: MAT 110 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test. IAI M1 902
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 902

MAT140 - College Algebra
Course surveys algebraic and exponential functions. Content includes polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and special functions; systems of equations and inequalities, sequences and series, and the binomial theorem.Prerequisite: MAT 110 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test, and MAT 080 or geometry proficiency.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MAT143 - Finite Mathematics
Course introduces concepts of finite Mathematics. Content includes the study of sets, logic, functions, matrices; counting and probability theory; linear programming; game theory, and the Mathematics of finance with applications to the field of social sciences and business. Computers used for computational aspects of Finite Mathematics. Prerequisite: MAT 140 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.IAI M1 906
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 906

MAT144 - Discrete Mathematics
Course introduces concepts of discrete Mathematics. Content includes mathematical induction and recursion; set theory; relations and functions; logic, combinatorics, graph theory and trees; Boolean Algebra, probability, matrices andanalysis of algorithms. Prerequisite: MAT 140 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.IAI M1 905
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 905

MAT149 - Precalculus
Course surveys algebraic and transcendental functions. Content includes polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions; conic sections, series, parametric equations, and polar equations. Technology integratedthroughout course. Prerequisite: MAT 110 with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test, and MAT 080 or geometry proficiency.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 5; lab: 0)

MAT180 - Calculus for Business and Social Science
Course introduces concepts of functions and relations and the basic ideas of differential and integral calculus. Content focus is on applications to the fields of social science and business. Prerequisite: MAT 140 with minimum grade ofC or appropriate score on Mathematics Placement Test.IAI M1 900-B
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 900

MAT190 - Business Statistics
Course introduces modern statistics and is designed for business students. Content includes descriptive statistics, probability, statistical inference, sampling techniques, correlation, regression, and analysis of variance. Course incorporates use of technology when appropriate. Prerequisite: MAT 140 with minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)

MAT198 - Technology Training for Math
Survey course on the features of using various technological tools for learning college-level mathematics. These could be, but are not limited to: graphing calculators (TI-Inspire) with appropriate data sampling peripherals, computer algebra software (Mathematica) or web delivery software suites (MyMathLab). Course may be repeated up to two times when taken with a focus on a different tool.Prerequisite (recommended): Enrollment in a tandem mathematics course or consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

MAT203 - Mathematics Challenges Review
Through reviewing selected topics in geometry, college algebra, trigonometry, finite mathematics, probability, statistics, calculus, linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations, this course will prepare students for math competitions at the levels of precalculus or calculus, the further study of mathematics, and standardized tests. Prerequisite: MAT 122 or MAT 140 with a gradeof C or better, or appropriate score on the Mathematics Assessment Test, and consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

MAT250 - Calculus I
Course is first in calculus and analytic geometry. Content focuses on limits, continuity, derivatives, indefinite integrals and definite integrals, applied to algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, and applications ofdifferentiation and integration. Technology integrated throughout course. Prerequisite: MAT 149 or both MAT 140 and MAT 122, with minimum grade of C or appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test.IAI M1 900-1
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 5; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 900

MAT251 - Calculus II
Course is second in calculus and analytic geometry. Content focuses on differentiation and integration of transcendental functions such as inverse trigonometric functions; hyperbolic functions and inverse hyperbolic functions;applications of the definite integral; polar coordinates; techniques of integration and improper integral; vectors operations and vectors functions. Calculators/computers used when appropriate. Prerequisite: MAT 250 with minimum grade of C.IAI M1 900-2
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 900

MAT252 - Calculus III
Course surveys topics of calculus for multivariable functions. Content focus is on vectors, functions of several variables, curves and surfaces, differentiation, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and line integrals. Technology integrated throughout. Prerequisite: MAT 251 with minimum grade of C. IAI M1 900-3
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
IAI Code: M1 900

MAT260 - Linear Algebra
Course covers matrices and the algebra of linear systems. Content includes equations, vector spaces, real inner product spaces, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonability, quadratic forms andsymmetric matrices. Calculators/computers used when appropriate. Prerequisite: MAT 251 with minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MAT262 - Ordinary Differential Equations
Course presents the solution of ordinary differential equations. Content includes applications, power series, Laplace transformations; systems of linear differential equations, and numerical methods. Calculators/computers used when appropriate. Prerequisite: MAT 252 with minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MAT290 - Topics in Mathematics
Course covers variety of different topics during different semesters. Topics are selected from amongst current advances and faculty expertise. Typical course concentrations might be History of Mathematics or Introduction to MathematicalModeling. Course may be repeated up to three times for a maximum of nine semester credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

MEC105 - Processes and Materials
Course covers properties of materials including plastics and decomposites, ceramics, and metals. Processes discussed include molding, machining, forming and joining operations. Non-traditional methods such as EDM, stereolithography, and abrasive cutting are presented. Course may include plant tours.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MEC210 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Course provides overview of hardware, software and procedures involved in computer design and manufacturing. Content includes hardware and fundamentals of CAD, programmable controllers, NC programming, robotics technology, inventory management and computer-integrated manufacturing.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $50

MEC220 - Elements of Machine Design
Course examines design of machine elements as affected by material properties, loading conditions, stresses, deformation and costs. Content includes failure analysis, shafts and couplings, clutches and brakes, mechanical fasteners and springs.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MEC230 - Static and Strength of Materials
Course covers concepts of statics and strength of materials. Content includes forces, force components, trusses, centroids, equilibrium, stress and strain, defection of beams, torsion, and various types of joints. Recommended: MAT 120 or MAT 114 or higher-level MAT course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MLT105 - Introduction to Health Care Issues
Course introduces field of health care, with focus on hospital and laboratory organization. Content includes professional ethics, legal and regulatory issues, communication skills and OSHA requirements. Prerequisite: Admission to Phlebotomy Certificate program or MLT program.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)

MLT106 - Basic Skills in Medical Laboratory Technology
Course introduces basic medical laboratory. Content includes units on laboratory equipment, computers, laboratory safety, metric system, blood collection requirements for laboratory testing and phlebotomy. Prerequisite: Admission to the MLT program.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $95

MLT107 - Phlebotomy
Course provides in-depth study of current phlebotomy techniques. Focus is on skills necessary to properly obtain blood specimens for laboratory testing. Content includes safety precautions, collection equipment, venipuncture and skin puncture techniques, and special collection procedures.Prerequisite: Admission to Phlebotomy Certificate program or MLT program or consent of program chair.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $60

MLT111 - Hematology
Course stresses development of basic techniques and understanding of principles, procedures, and sources of error in hematology lab work. Combined lectures and laboratory sessions to teach basic techniques and to develop skills needed to work in hematology. Content includes the formed elements of blood, including erythrocyte, leukocyte and thrombocyte cell maturation; normal cell function, and basic concepts of methods used to detect normal and diseased bloodstates. Prerequisite: Admission to the MLT program.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $60

MLT112 - Urinalysis and Body Fluids
Course studies urine formation including function and diseases of the kidney. Lectures and laboratory sessions focus on detection of physical, chemical and microscopic properties of urine in normal and abnormal states. Content alsoincludes discussion of miscellaneous fluid analysis, cerebrospinal fluid analysis, gastric analysis and fecal analysis. Prerequisite: Admission to the MLT program.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $45

MLT113 - Immunohematology/Blood Bank
Course introduces basic concepts in immunology and blood banking. Lectures and laboratory sessions focus on performing all routine and some special procedures currently practiced in blood bank departments. Prerequisites: MLT 105, 106, 111, and 112, with minimum grade of C in each course.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $90

MLT115 - Coagulation
Course includes classroom lecture and laboratory course in coagulation. Content includes pathways and mechanisms which make it possible for blood to clot or remain fluid. Prerequisites: MLT 105, 106, 111, and 112, with minimum grade of C in each course.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)
Fee: $30

MLT117 - Immunology/Serology
Course includes classroom lecture and laboratory course in immunology and serology. Content includes factors involved in host response to a specific challenge with a foreign antigen; focus of serology portion of course is on detection of disease and pregnancy based on antigen-antibody reactions, using a variety of immunologic methods. Prerequisites: MLT 105, 106, 111, and 112, with minimum grade of C in each course.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)
Fee: $30

MLT125 - Pharmacy Technician
Course provides knowledge and skills needed to become a pharmacy technician. Content includes introduction to various pharmacy practice settings; focus is on drug classes, basic physiology, drug interactions, pharmacy calculations, and daily pharmacy operation. Course is geared towards range of students, from those having no prior pharmacy experience to healthcare professionals interested in strengthening current skills. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED.
7 Credit Hours (lecture: 7; lab: 0)
Fee: $75

MLT130 - Aseptic Pharmaceutical Preparations
Course is a comprehensive 75-hour one-semester course designed for pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, and quality assurance personnel. The focus is on development of core competencies necessary to safely prepare and deliver sterilecommercial and compounded pharmaceuticals. Content meets or exceeds guidelines and standards required by the United States’ Pharmacopoeia Forum General Chapter <797> (Pharmaceutical Compounding—Sterile Preparations). Recommended: Completion of a pharmacy technician program; or employmentas a pharmacy technician, pharmacist or quality assurance specialist; or completion of–or concurrent enrollment in–MLT 125.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 5; lab: 0)
Fee: $1340

MLT204 - Phlebotomy Practicum
Course consists of 120 contact hours (15 eighthour days) of supervised practice in phlebotomy at assigned clinical affiliation site. Practicum provides opportunity to observe and gain proficiency in skin punctures, venipuncture and specialcollection techniques. Prerequisite: Completion of MLT 105 and 107 with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 8)
Fee: $50

MLT210 - Clinical Practicum I
Course includes five twenty-four hours-per-week practicum sessions to perform technical procedures at assigned clinical affiliation sites, in five major laboratory areas: Blood Bank, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Medical Microbiology andSerology - Coagulation- Urinalysis. Each area is self-contained module. Clinical affiliate determines sequence of modules on rotational schedule. All five modules must be completed, each separately graded. Prerequisites: MLT 105, 106, 111, 112, 113, 115, 117, BIO 151, and CHM 122, with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 10)
Fee: $70

MLT215 - Clinical Chemistry
Course combines classroom lecture and laboratory course. Content includes basic theories, techniques and sources of error in routine clinical chemistry procedures. Focus is on correlations between clinical picture and laboratory results.Prerequisites: MLT 113, 115, 117, CHM 121, and CHM 122, with minimum grade of C in each course.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

MLT220 - Clinical Practicum II
Course includes five twenty-four hours-per-week practicum sessions to perform technical procedures at assigned clinical affiliation sites, in five major laboratory areas: Blood Bank, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Medical Microbiology andSerology - Coagulation- Urinalysis. Each area is self-contained module. Clinical affiliate determines sequence of modules on rotational schedule. All five modules must be completed, each separately graded. Prerequisite for MLT 220 and MLT 221: MLT 215 with minimum grade of C. Prerequisites for MLT 230 and MLT 231: MLT 220 and MLT 225, with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 10)
Fee: $70

MLT221 - Clinical Practicum III
Course includes five twenty-four hours-per-week practicum sessions to perform technical procedures at assigned clinical affiliation sites, in five major laboratory areas: Blood Bank, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Medical Microbiology andSerology - Coagulation- Urinalysis. Each area is self-contained module. Clinical affiliate determines sequence of modules on rotational schedule. All five modules must be completed, each separately graded. Prerequisite for MLT 220 and MLT 221: MLT 215 with minimum grade of C. Prerequisites for MLT 230 and MLT 231: MLT 220 and MLT 225, with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 10)
Fee: $70

MLT225 - Medical Microbiology
Course provides in-depth study of medical microbiology. Content includes mycology and parasitology, terminology and methods used to isolate and identify pathogens. Prerequisites: MLT 215 and BIO 151, with minimum of grade of C in each course.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $90

MLT230 - Clinical Practicum IV
Course includes five twenty-four hours-per-week practicum sessions to perform technical procedures at assigned clinical affiliation sites, in five major laboratory areas: Blood Bank, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Medical Microbiology andSerology - Coagulation- Urinalysis. Each area is self-contained module. Clinical affiliate determines sequence of modules on rotational schedule. All five modules must be completed, each separately graded. Prerequisite for MLT 220 and MLT 221: MLT 215 with minimum grade of C. Prerequisites for MLT 230 and MLT 231: MLT 220 and MLT 225, with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 10)
Fee: $70

MLT231 - Clinical Practicum V
Course includes five twenty-four hours-per-week practicum sessions to perform technical procedures at assigned clinical affiliation sites, in five major laboratory areas: Blood Bank, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Medical Microbiology andSerology - Coagulation- Urinalysis. Each area is self-contained module. Clinical affiliate determines sequence of modules on rotational schedule. All five modules must be completed, each separately graded. Prerequisite for MLT 220 and MLT 221: MLT 215 with minimum grade of C. Prerequisites for MLT 230 and MLT 231: MLT 220 and MLT 225, with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 10)
Fee: $70

MLT235 - Applications in Laboratory Practice
Course deals with presentation and utilization of basic mathematics concepts as applied in the medical laboratory. Focus is on laboratory quality control and governmental regulations. Review of all major areas also included. Prerequisites: MLT 210 and MLT 225, with minimum grade of C in each course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MLT251 - Pharmacy Technician Internship
Course consists of 280 contact hours (8 weeks of 35 hours/week) of supervised practice at an assigned internship site. Internship provides opportunity to observe and gain proficiency in pharmacy technician duties at a retail site.Prerequisite: MLT 125 with a minimum grade of C. Completion and clearance on health requirements, a 10-panel drug screen and flu vaccine. Criminal background check showing a clear record. State of Illinois Pharmacy Technician license.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)
Fee: $25

MOA120 - Basic Healthcare Skills for the Medical Assistant
Course introduces basic techniques and knowledge required to perform fundamental healthcare skills. Topics to include infection control, hand hygiene, vital signs, body mechanics, patient transfers, and oxygen therapy. Professional communication to obtain health history/ patient information and medical documentation will also be included.Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assistant program
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $25

MOA180 - Healthcare Office Procedures for the Medical Assistant
Course introduces the Medical Assistant student to administrative and general healthcare office functions. Topics included are patient reception, appointment scheduling, clerical functions and bookkeeping procedures, phone etiquette, professional communication and correspondence, preparation and maintenance of medical records and an EHR, confidentiality, and cultural sensitivity in client interactions.Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assistant program, EGL 101, MAT 102, HIT 104, and HIT 194 (or concurrent enrollment), all with minimum grades of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
Fee: $25

MOA230 - Clinical Skills for the Medical Assistant
Course combines lecture and clinical skill instruction for the medical assistant student. Emphasis is on practical application of all clinical aspects in the medical/ healthcare office setting. Topics will include patient assessment and documentation, medical and surgical asepsis, assisting with minor office procedures, performing an EKG, injections, specialty office and first aid procedures. Includes an observational clinical rotation at a health care office/ ambulatory facility.Prerequisite: MOA 120, HIT 104, HIT 105, and MLT 107 (or concurrent enrollment), with minimum grades of C.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

MOA260 - Medical Assistant Practicum
Course provides the Medical Assistant student 160 supervised hours of unpaid externship at an affiliated clinical site. Emphasis will be on achieving competency of entry-level administrative and clinical skills in a healthcare office setting.Prerequisite: MOA 180, MOA 230, MLT 107, all with minimum grades of C, and concurrent enrollment in MOA 262.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

MOA262 - Medical Assistant Seminar
Course is the capstone requirement for graduation from the Medical Assistant Program. Class will meet once a month concurrently with the Medical Assistant Practicum experience. Discussion topics include professional/ethical issues, employment preparation (resume writing, interview techniques), professional development and communication. Preparation for a national credentialing exam will also be included. Prerequisite: MOA 230, MLT 107, all with minimum grades of C, and concurrent enrollment in MOA 260.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

MUS104 - Fundamentals of Music
Course deals with basic elements of music. Focus is on note reading, ear training, rhythmic execution and functional piano playing.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

MUS105 - Instrumental Ensemble I
Course teaches techniques of performing and is open to all students interested in continuing on their various instruments. Classes form according to instrumentation. Auditions required. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS106 - Instrumental Ensemble II
Course teaches techniques of performing and is open to all students interested in continuing on their various instruments. Classes form according to instrumentation. Auditions required. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS107 - Class Piano I
Course content includes fundamentals of reading, playing basic piano literature, ensemble playing, harmonization, improvisation and sight-reading. Intended for the student who has little or no previous piano study or music reading. Of particular value for the future music educator.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

MUS108 - Class Piano II
Course continues development of skills learned in MUS 107. Content includes increased focus on keyboard technique, providing different accompanimentstyles to popular songs, use of pedal, and ensemble and solo literature. Of particular value for the future music educator. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

MUS109 - Instrumental Percussion Ensemble I
Course concentrates on advanced percussion solo and ensemble music for students who have experience in beginning ensemble music or several years of high school band or orchestra performance. Of particular value for those whointend to major in music and need the knowledge of percussion. Recommended: three years of private instruction on percussion instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS110 - Instrumental Percussion Ensemble II
Course concentrates on advanced percussion solo and ensemble music for students who have experience in beginning ensemble music or several years of high school band or orchestra performance. Of particular value for those whointend to major in music and need the knowledge of percussion. Recommended: three years of private instruction on percussion instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS111 - Choir I
Course provides the study, rehearsal and performance of standard works of choral literature. Open to any student without audition.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS112 - Choir II
Course provides the study, rehearsal and performance of standard works of choral literature. Open to any student without audition.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS115 - Jazz Combo I
Course content includes participating in Jazz Combo Ensemble during rehearsal and performance modes; confronting new musical fundamentals and experimental skill problems, and finding new ways of solving them at momentof play. Recommended: Several years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS116 - Jazz Combo II
Course content includes participating in Jazz Combo Ensemble during rehearsal and performance modes; confronting new musical fundamentals and experimental skill problems, and finding new ways of solving them at momentof play. Recommended: Several years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS117 - Jazz Band I
Course offers comprehensive and practical study of jazz band idiom. Involves performance with the award-winning Oakton Jazz Band; sectional and ensemble discussion and scheduled rehearsal of various jazz band works, along with publicperformance. Student compositions encouraged. Recommended: Two years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance and audition. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS118 - Jazz Band II
Course offers comprehensive and practical study of jazz band idiom. Involves performance with the award-winning Oakton Jazz Band; sectional and ensemble discussion and scheduled rehearsal of various jazz band works, along with publicperformance. Student compositions encouraged. Recommended: Two years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance and audition. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS119 - Aural Skills I
Course deals with beginning aural skills. Content includes basic intervals, chords, scales, rhythms and meter signatures, correlated with areas of sight singing and keyboard harmony. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 121 (Music Theory I).
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS120 - Aural Skills II
Course continues development of aural skills. Content includes modes, inversion, syncopation and compound meters, correlated with areas of sight singing and keyboard harmony. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 122 (Music Theory II).
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS121 - Music Theory I
Course examines the principles of traditional harmony developed in the Baroque and Classical eras. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 119 (Aural Skills I).
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

MUS122 - Music Theory II
Course continues MUS 121. Content includes traditional harmony of Romanticism, four-part writing and altered chords. Focus is on skills development in writing, listening and analysis. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 120 (Aural Skills II). Prerequisite: MUS 121.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

MUS125 - Jazz Ensemble I
Course presents overall view and structured study of various aspects of contemporary and jazz music. Recommended: One year of music theory(or equivalent), proficiency on instrument (or 1 year of piano instruction). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS126 - Jazz Ensemble II
Course presents overall view and structured study of various aspects of contemporary and jazz music. Recommended: One year of music theory(or equivalent), proficiency on instrument (or 1 year of piano instruction). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS130 - Class Voice
Course designed for the student who wishes to voice development and for the future music educator.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)

MUS131 - Group Woodwind Instruments
Course designed for the student who has no experience playing a woodwind instrument or who intends to be a music educator and needs playing knowledge of all the various instruments. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)

MUS132 - Group Brass Instruments
Course designed for the student who wants to play the brass instruments. Of particular value for the future music educator. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)

MUS133 - Group String Instruments
Course designed for student who want to play a string instrument. Of particular value for the student who intends to major in music and needs knowledge of string instruments. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)

MUS134 - Class Percussion I
Course deals with percussion studies to produce complete percussion solo and ensemble music. Intended for students who have no previous experience other than preparatory work in reading snare drum music. Recommended: Basic snare drum study. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1-1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 1-2)
Fee: $25

MUS135 - Class Percussion II
Course deals with percussion studies to produce complete percussion solo and ensemble music. Intended for students who have no previous experience other than preparatory work in reading snare drum music. Recommended: Basic snare drum study. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS138 - Class Guitar
Course designed for students with or without knowledge of music to acquire skills of playing guitar.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

MUS141 - Brass Ensemble I
Course studies advanced brass solo and ensemble music. Of value for those who intend to major in music and need the knowledge of brass instruments. Recommended: two years of private instruction on brass instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS142 - Brass Ensemble II
Course studies advanced brass solo and ensemble music. Of value for those who intend to major in music and need the knowledge of brass instruments. Recommended: two years of private instruction on brass instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS143 - Woodwind Ensemble I
Course studies advanced woodwind solo and ensemble music. Of value for those intending to major in music and need the knowledge of woodwind instruments. Intended for students with two years of private instruction on woodwind instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS144 - Woodwind Ensemble II
Course studies advanced woodwind solo and ensemble music. Of value for those intending to major in music and need the knowledge of woodwind instruments. Intended for students with two years of private instruction on woodwind instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS145 - Introduction to Music of the U.S.A.
Course introduces development of folk, popular and art music in the United States from colonial times to the present. Content includes survey of psalmody, concert life, European and African influences, and the social conditions that produced the first “popular” music, from ragtime to jazz.IAI F1 904
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F1 904

MUS150 - Applied Music: Voice I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS151 - Applied Music: Conducting I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS152 - Applied Music: Flute I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $200

MUS153 - Applied Music: Clarinet I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS154 - Applied Music: Oboe I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS155 - Applied Music: Bassoon I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS156 - Applied Music: Trumpet I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS157 - Applied Music: Trombone I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS158 - Applied Music: French Horn I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS159 - Applied Music: Saxophone I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS160 - Applied Music: Violin I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS161 - Applied Music: Viola I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS162 - Applied Music: Cello I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS163 - Applied Music: Contrabass I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS164 - Applied Music: Percussion I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS165 - Applied Music: Piano I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS166 - Applied Music: Bass Guitar I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS167 - Applied Music: Guitar I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS168 - Applied Music: Tuba I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS169 - Applied Music: Jazz Guitar I
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS170 - Applied Music: Voice II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS171 - Applied Music: Conducting II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS172 - Applied Music: Flute II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS173 - Applied Music: Clarinet II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS174 - Applied Music: Oboe II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS175 - Applied Music: Bassoon II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS176 - Applied Music: Trumpet II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS177 - Applied Music: Trombone II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS178 - Applied Music: French Horn II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS179 - Applied Music: Saxophone II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS180 - Applied Music: Violin II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS181 - Applied Music: Viola II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS182 - Applied Music: Cello II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS183 - Applied Music: Contrabass II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS184 - Applied Music: Percussion II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS185 - Applied Music: Piano II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS186 - Applied Music: Bass Guitar II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS187 - Applied Music: Guitar II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS188 - Applied Music: Tuba II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS189 - Applied Music: Jazz Guitar II
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS205 - Instrumental Ensemble III
Course teaches techniques of performing and is open to all students interested in continuing on their various instruments. Classes form according to instrumentation. Auditions required. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS206 - Instrumental Ensemble IV
Course teaches techniques of performing and is open to all students interested in continuing on their various instruments. Classes form according to instrumentation. Auditions required. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS207 - Class Piano III
Course offers continued development of skills learned in MUS 108. Course content includes greater emphasis on keyboard harmony, jazz improvisation, and ensemble and solo literature. Of particular value for the future music educator.Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

MUS208 - Class Piano IV
Course continues development of skills learned in MUS 207. Focus of course content is on advancing keyboard skills, modulation, ensemble playing and continuing study of advanced piano literature. Of particular value for the future music educator. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

MUS209 - Instrumental Percussion Ensemble III
Course concentrates on advanced percussion solo and ensemble music for students who have experience in beginning ensemble music or several years of high school band or orchestra performance. Of particular value for those whointend to major in music and need the knowledge of percussion. Recommended: three years of private instruction on percussion instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS210 - Instrumental Percussion Ensemble IV
Course concentrates on advanced percussion solo and ensemble music for students who have experience in beginning ensemble music or several years of high school band or orchestra performance. Of particular value for those whointend to major in music and need the knowledge of percussion. Recommended: three years of private instruction on percussion instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS211 - Choir III
Course provides the study, rehearsal and performance of standard works of choral literature. Open to any student without audition.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS212 - Choir IV
Course provides the study, rehearsal and performance of standard works of choral literature. Open to any student without audition.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS215 - Jazz Combo III
Course content includes participating in Jazz Combo Ensemble during rehearsal and performance modes; confronting new musical fundamentals and experimental skill problems, and finding new ways of solving them at momentof play. Recommended: Several years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS216 - Jazz Combo IV
Course content includes participating in Jazz Combo Ensemble during rehearsal and performance modes; confronting new musical fundamentals and experimental skill problems, and finding new ways of solving them at momentof play. Recommended: Several years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS217 - Jazz Band III
Course offers comprehensive and practical study of jazz band idiom. Involves performance with the award-winning Oakton Jazz Band; sectional and ensemble discussion and scheduled rehearsal of various jazz band works, along with publicperformance. Student compositions encouraged. Recommended: Two years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance and audition. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS218 - Jazz Band IV
Course offers comprehensive and practical study of jazz band idiom. Involves performance with the award-winning Oakton Jazz Band; sectional and ensemble discussion and scheduled rehearsal of various jazz band works, along with publicperformance. Student compositions encouraged. Recommended: Two years of instruction on the instrument, experience in jazz ensemble performance and audition. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS219 - Aural Skills III
Course content includes all seventh chords, augmental sixth chords, Neapolitan sixth and complex meter signatures, correlated with areas of sight singing and keyboard harmony. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 221 (Music Theory III).
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 1)

MUS220 - Aural Skills IV
Course content includes ninth, eleventh, thirteenth chords, altered chords, mode mixture, atonality and mixed meters. Correlated are areas of sight singing and keyboard harmony. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 222 (Music Theory IV).
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

MUS221 - Music Theory III
Course teaches harmony, counterpoint and analysis with focus on chromatic techniques of middle and late nineteenth century. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 219 (Aural Skills III). Prerequisite: MUS 122.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

MUS222 - Music Theory IV
Course continues harmony, counterpoint and analysis with focus on twentieth century techniques. Content includes keyboard application of harmonic and contrapuntal techniques learned throughout theory sequence; playing of scales,arpeggios and chordal accompaniment patterns. Course must be taken in tandem with MUS 220 (Aural Skills IV). Prerequisite: MUS 221.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

MUS225 - Jazz Ensemble III
Course presents overall view and structured study of various aspects of contemporary and jazz music. Recommended: One year of music theory(or equivalent), proficiency on instrument (or 1 year of piano instruction). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS226 - Jazz Ensemble IV
Course presents overall view and structured study of various aspects of contemporary and jazz music. Recommended: One year of music theory(or equivalent), proficiency on instrument (or 1 year of piano instruction). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS234 - Class Percussion III
Course deals with percussion studies to produce complete percussion solo and ensemble music. Intended for students who have no previous experience other than preparatory work in reading snare drum music. Recommended: Basic snare drum study. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS235 - Class Percussion IV
Course deals with percussion studies to produce complete percussion solo and ensemble music. Intended for students who have no previous experience other than preparatory work in reading snare drum music. Recommended: Basic snare drum study. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS236 - Music Literature and History
Course examines development of music in the western world from its origins to the present. Content includes styles, literature and musical concepts in each of the commonly accepted music periods, with focus on hearing music of each style.IAI F1 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: F1 901

MUS241 - Brass Ensemble III
Course studies advanced brass solo and ensemble music. Of value for those who intend to major in music and need the knowledge of brass instruments. Recommended: two years of private instruction on brass instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS242 - Brass Ensemble IV
Course studies advanced brass solo and ensemble music. Of value for those who intend to major in music and need the knowledge of brass instruments. Recommended: two years of private instruction on brass instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS243 - Woodwind Ensemble III
Course studies advanced woodwind solo and ensemble music. Of value for those intending to major in music and need the knowledge of woodwind instruments. Intended for students with two years of private instruction on woodwind instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS244 - Woodwind Ensemble IV
Course studies advanced woodwind solo and ensemble music. Of value for those intending to major in music and need the knowledge of woodwind instruments. Intended for students with two years of private instruction on woodwind instruments, experience in beginning ensemble music or two years of high school band/orchestra/jazz ensemble. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

MUS250 - Applied Music: Voice III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS251 - Applied Music: Conducting III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS252 - Applied Music: Flute III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS253 - Applied Music: Clarinet III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS254 - Applied Music: Oboe III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS255 - Applied Music: Bassoon III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS256 - Applied Music: Trumpet III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS257 - Applied Music: Trombone III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS258 - Applied Music: French Horn III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS259 - Applied Music: Saxophone III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS260 - Applied Music: Violin III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS261 - Applied Music: Viola III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS262 - Applied Music: Cello III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS263 - Applied Music: Contrabass III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS264 - Applied Music: Percussion III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS265 - Applied Music: Piano III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS266 - Applied Music: Bass Guitar III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS267 - Applied Music: Guitar III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS268 - Applied Music: Tuba III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS269 - Applied Music: Jazz Guitar III
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS270 - Applied Music: Voice IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS271 - Applied Music: Conducting IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS272 - Applied Music: Flute IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS273 - Applied Music: Clarinet IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS274 - Applied Music Oboe IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS275 - Applied Music: Bassoon IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS276 - Applied Music: Trumpet IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS277 - Applied Music: Trombone IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS278 - Applied Music: French Horn IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS279 - Applied Music: Saxophone IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS280 - Applied Music: Violin IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS281 - Applied Music: Viola IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS282 - Applied Music: Cello IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS283 - Applied Music: Contrabass IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS284 - Applied Music: Percussion IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS285 - Applied Music: Piano IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS286 - Applied Music: Bass Guitar IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS287 - Applied Music: Guitar IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS288 - Applied Music: Tuba IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrangelessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

MUS289 - Applied Music: Jazz Guitar IV
Courses offer private study in specialized areas. Strongly recommended that student who desires to study piano, voice, etc. complete all class levels offered for that particular instrument (class piano, class voice, etc.). Intent of applied music is to increase ability to perform more advanced music from all periods and styles. Arrangements must be made through the music faculty who arrange lessons in piano, voice, band and orchestra instruments. Courses include: Voice 150, 170, 250, 270; Conducting 151, 171, 251, 271; Flute 152, 172, 252,272; Clarinet 153, 173, 253, 273; Oboe 154, 174, 254, 274; Bassoon 155,175, 255, 275; Trumpet 156, 176, 256, 276; Trombone 157, 177, 257, 277; French Horn 158, 178, 258, 278; Saxophone 159, 179, 259, 279; Violin 160,180, 260, 280; Viola 161, 181, 261, 281; Cello 162, 182, 262, 282; Contrabass 163, 183, 263, 283; Percussion 164, 184, 264, 284; Piano 165, 185, 265,285; Bass guitar 166, 186, 266, 286; Guitar 167, 187, 267, 287; Tuba 168,188, 268, 288; Jazz guitar 169, 189, 269, 289). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 6)
Fee: $200

NUR055 - Pre-Nursing
Course introduces the profession of nursing and provides the rationale for the relationship of basic science and nursing. Content focus is on improving basic academic skills with emphasis on reading and communication in nursing, as well as time management, stress management, and study skills, Part of three tandem courses required for continuing into the Associate Degree Nursing program.Prerequisite: Admission to ADN program as conditional student.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

NUR103 - Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
Course introduces the concepts of professional nursing practice. Content includes the nursing process and the role of the nurse in assisting clients to maintain and promote health across the life span. Nursing skills taught in the college laboratory;variety of community agencies used for clinical practice Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program, MAT 102 or MAT Proficiency Examination and Nursing Assistant Certification approved by Illinois Dept. of Public Health.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 6)
Fee: $75

NUR104 - Nursing Care Concepts
Course examines concepts related to the care of the client with alterations affecting basic needs. Content focus is on the nursing process, the concept of caring, and the role of the nurse as the student assists clients to meet basic needs. Nursing skills taught in the college laboratory and implemented in a health care facility. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 103 with minimum grade of C.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 9)
Fee: $90

NUR105 - Nursing Concepts in the Care of the Psycho-Socially Maladaptive Client
Course concentrates on the client with mental disorders. Content includes adapting skills, concepts of caring, and knowledge of the role of the nurse to meet basic needs related to maintaining mental health. Taught and implemented in clinical practicum. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 108 and all courses in the first semester, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1.5; lab: 5)
Fee: $60

NUR106 - Nursing Concepts in the Care of the Expanding Family
Course concentrates on the care of the expanding family. Content includes adaptation of the concepts of caring in the nursing process and in the nurse’s role in meeting the needs of selected clients and their families. Content focus is onprenatal care, diagnostic tests to evaluate fetal health, care during labor and delivery, nursing care of newborn and postpartum care. Appropriate skills taught in the college laboratory; clinical experience offered at community healthfacilities. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 104 and all courses in the first semester, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1.5; lab: 5)
Fee: $60

NUR108 - Nursing Concepts in the Care of the Elderly
Course examines basic management skills for a nurse caring for a group of clients/residents. Content includes assuming the role of the nurse caring for the frail client, and implementing specific alterations that affect the client’s basicneeds and chronic health problems. Continuing focus is on the nursing process. Nursing skills taught in the college laboratory and implemented in a long-term health care facility. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 104 and all courses in the first semester, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1.5; lab: 5)
Fee: $60

NUR151 - LPN Option
Course emphasizes the role of the LPN. Content includes legal and ethical responsibilities in the care of the client with selected health concerns. Course must be completed by the student entering the program with the intent to meet eligibility requirements to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 105, 106, 108 and concurrent general education and support courses, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 9)
Fee: $25

NUR153 - Introduction to Registered Nursing for the Licensed Practical Nurse
Course assists the LPN in understanding the comprehensive role of the registered nurse as specified by the philosophy and curriculum of the Oakton Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program. Content provides learning experiences to evaluate and enhance the LPN’s knowledge of nursing concepts and performance of nursing skills. Clinical experience provides opportunitiesto demonstrate theoretical knowledge in selected areas. Prerequisite: Completion of all requirements for advanced placement into the ADN program to include BIO 113 and MAT 102, except BIO 244; National League for Nursing Mobility Test with score at the 68th percentile or better; State of Illinois approved pharmacologycourse or equivalent; clinical experience as an LPN in health care setting for at least six months within last three years.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

NUR155 - Nursing Informatics
Course introduces the knowledge and skills necessary for the use of information technology by nurses in relation to patient care, the education of nurses, and clients and health care facility administration. Content includes awareness of legal and ethical issues associated with the use of nursing informatics, as well as exploring information technology related to clinical bedside practice, inpatientand outpatient monitoring; documentation; accessing research findings; education, health promotion; patient teaching, and ergonomics.Prerequisite: Consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

NUR160 - Pharmacotherapeutics I
Course in advanced pharmacology concentrates on nursing implications in assessing patient’s responses to pharmacotherapeutics. Content focus is on the nursing process in the administration of drug therapies within the disciplines ofgerontology, maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Prerequisite: BIO 244 or equivalent; concurrent enrollment in the clinical nursing course or consent of department chair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

NUR207 - Nursing Concepts in the Care of the Adult Client
Course focuses on care of the adult client with specific alterations in basic needs. Content includes development of competency utilizing the nursing process and concepts of caring, and demonstrates the role of the nurse in a variety of health care settings. Nursing skills aught in the college laboratory and implemented in selected clinical settings. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 105 and 106 and all first-level non-nursing support courses with minimum grade of C in all courses.
6 Credit Hours (lecture: 2.5; lab: 10)
Fee: $85

NUR208 - Nursing Concepts in the Care of Acutely Ill Clients
Course focuses on the adult client with complex alterations in basic needs. Content includes development of skills in utilizing the nursing process, and caring concepts, and demonstrating competence in the role of the nurse, assisting the client to meet complex needs in a variety of clinical settings. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 207 and NUR 212 and all third semester non-nursing support courses, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1.5; lab: 6)
Fee: $65

NUR209 - Nursing Care Concepts Related to Community and Home Health
Course concentrates on the basic principles of home health nursing. Content includes applying the nursing process to the client and family in the home health care setting to facilitate emphasis on the caring model; health care needs of diverse populations across the life span will be addressed. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 207 and NUR 212 and all third semester non-nursing support courses, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 4)
Fee: $65

NUR210 - Nursing: Challenges, Issues and Trends
Course explores nursing as a profession. Content includes historical perspectives, nursing education, current nursing practice, the relationship of nursing to society and the impact of society on the practice of nursing. Prerequisite: Completion ofthe first year nursing courses with minimum grade of C in all courses.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $30

NUR211 - Nursing Care Concepts Related to Management of Client Care
Course introduces the graduating student to the basic knowledge and skills related to coordinating and managing client care as required in the professionof nursing. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 208 and NUR 209 with minimum grade of C in all courses.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 5)
Fee: $60

NUR212 - Nursing Concepts in the Care of Children
Course focuses on care of the child from birth through adolescence. Content includes specific skills related to the care of children, with focus on health promotion, as well as the nursing care of both the acutely ill and chronically ill child; adapting the nursing process in the clinical setting; demonstrating knowledge of the role of the nurse and caring concepts to assist the child and family in meeting basic needs. Hospital and community settings used for clinical practice. Prerequisite: Completion of NUR 105, NUR 106 and all first level non-nursing support courses, with minimum grade of C in all courses.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 5)
Fee: $75

NUR260 - Pharmacotherapeutics II
Course covers advanced pharmacology. Content focuses on nursing implications in assessing patient’s responses to pharmacotherapeutics, and the nursing process used in the administration of drug therapies within the disciplines of pediatrics and medical-surgical nursing. Prerequisite: BIO 244 or equivalent; concurrent enrollment in the clinical nursing course or consent of departmentchair.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

PAR101 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies
Course covers the functions of law; courts and lawyers in modern society; the origin, training and role of the paralegal; professional responsibilities of the lawyer; fields and specializations within the practice of law; and legal research and writing based upon a review of the sources and works of law.Prerequisite: Placement into EGL 101, or completion of EGL 101 (or equivalent) with minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR110 - Legal Research I
Course orients students to law library and various legal publications, treatises and other legal writings encountered in day-to-day practice of law. Content emphasizes developing student capability to analyze, interpret, and communicate facts, ideas and law through comprehension of legal research techniques.Prerequisite: PAR 101 with minimum grade of C or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

PAR113 - Litigation
Course covers the role of the paralegal in litigation. Content includes an analysis of civil procedure and instruction in preparation of documents used in lawsuits, covering pre- and post-trial matters, evidentiary problems, and assistance during trials.Prerequisite: PAR 101 with minimum grade of C or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR115 - Law of Family Relations
Course covers the role of the paralegal in family law. Content includes an examination of domestic relations law with emphasis on marriage, divorce, annulment, separation agreements, adoption, and other legal matters involving the family.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR123 - Real Property Law
Course provides historical study of common law estates and interests and statutes. Content emphasizes the role of and relationship between the attorney and the paralegal in preparing the more common types of real property transactions and conveyances such as deeds, contracts and leases; drafting problems involving these various instruments; special research projects related to the subject matter; and a study of the system of recording and search of public documents. Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR210 - Legal Research II
Course provides exposure to and training in the use of the computer to perform legal research. Content emphasizes Westlaw, LEXIS and Internet research, and introduces the latest forms of computer-assisted legal research.Prerequisite: PAR 110 with minimum grade of C or consent of the coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $20

PAR211 - Corporate and Securities Law
Course covers topics such as incorporation, corporate recordkeeping, and compliance with administrative regulations. Also covered are statutes, rules, forms, and releases pertaining to the principal acts administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR212 - Probate
Course covers the role of the paralegal in probate matters. Topics include the principles, history, and sources of probate law; probate court forms and tax returns; and gathering information and preparing documents for the paralegal's supervising attorney.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR215 - Tort and Insurance Law
Course covers the role of the paralegal in tort and insurance law. Topics include basic tort and insurance principles, insurance claim procedures, and pleading forms used in litigation of various actions.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR216 - Estate Planning
Course covers the role of the paralegal in estate planning. Topics include common forms of wills and trusts; legal principles applicable to wills and trusts; and drafting of documents by the paralegal for the supervising attorney.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR218 - Contract Law
Course covers the principles, history, and sources of contract law; elements of a valid, enforceable contract; and contract drafting. Topics include Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code regarding the sale of goods, and the role of the paralegal in contract law.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR219 - Environmental Law
Course covers American environmental law. Topics include the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the Endangered Species Act, wetlands, asbestos, and environmental racism. Emphasis is on the role of the paralegal in environmental law issues. Ethical issues dealing with environmental law are also discussed.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR220 - Administrative and Social Security Law
Course develops skills and competencies needed to recognize legal problems and comply with the procedures relating to various government agencies. Content includes federal housing and landlord-tenant law; mental and civil commitments; welfare laws; labor law; social security law; consumer protection law; and the paralegal's role in community law.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR222 - Law Office Management
(offered spring semester only)Course covers law office management, relying on the system analysis approach to examine design, methods, and processes necessary for integrating the paralegal into the hierarchy of the organization of a law office. Emphasis is on defining functions of the lawyer, paralegal, and legal secretary.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR225 - Bankruptcy Law
Course covers the principles, history, and sources of bankruptcy law in the United States, as well as the law relating to Chapters 7, 9, 11, 12, and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Content includes instruction in the drafting of the schedules needed for Chapter 7, 9, 11, 12, and 13 filings. Course examines the jurisdiction of the federal bankruptcy courts and the role of the paralegal in bankruptcy law.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR227 - Intellectual Property
Course covers an historical study of the development of intellectual property law in the United States. Content includes the role of the paralegal in preparing applications for patent, copyright, and trademark protections with federal and state governments. Course provides an overview of the role of the paralegal in preparing for litigation involving intellectual property law issues, and reviews ethical issues that arise in the intellectual property arena.Prerequisite: PAR 101 and PAR 110, both with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR230 - Commercial Real Estate Law
Course covers American commercial real estate law. Topics include the anatomy of a commercial real estate transaction; the role of a paralegal in a commercial real estate transaction; the importance of title searches and surveys; and the role of leases, easements, and licenses. Also covered are the process utilized to obtain commercial real estate mortgages; the role of a paralegal in preparing for a commercial real estate closing; and ethical issues dealing with commercial real estate.Prerequisite: PAR 101, PAR 110, and PAR 123 all with minimum grade of C. Recommended: PAR 113 and PAR 210 or consent of program coordinator.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PAR250 - Practicum
Course provides supervised experience in a legal setting to enhance students' technical paralegal skills. Also included is a one-hour weekly seminar devoted to paralegal issues.Prerequisite: Student must have taken PAR 101, PAR 110, PAR 113 and a PAR elective course with minimum grades of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 15)

PAR290 - Topics in Paralegal Studies
Course covers selected problems or topics in paralegal studies. Content and instructional methodology will vary semester to semester. A syllabus or course outline containing additional information will be available with preregistration materials each time that the course is offered. This course may be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to four credit hours.Prerequisite: Varies depending on the specific topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 0-4; lab: 0-4)

PHL105 - Logic
Course studies principles of correct reasoning. Topics include analyzing structure of arguments, evaluating both inductive and deductive arguments, and recognizing common errors in reasoning. Focus is on providing tools to criticallyevaluate persuasive language encountered in everyday life, in mass media, and in academic texts.IAI H4 906
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 906

PHL106 - Ethics
Course studies meaning, value, and moral responsibility in human life. Topics include examination of at least four conflicting theories about what constitutes moral conduct and social justice; application of these theories to individual moraldilemmas and to contemporary social issues such as world hunger or the environmental crisis.IAI H4 904
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 904

PHL107 - Business Ethics
Course investigates moral issues which arise in the conduct of business, marketing and advertising. Of value for business students and consumers. Topics include corporate responsibility and social justice, conflicts of interest, environmental issues, problems of discrimination, and the rights of employees and consumers. Students cannot get credit for both PHL 107 and BUS 107.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PHL170 - Introduction to Philosophy of Science
Course provides a philosophical analysis of fundamental concepts in science. Focus is on the scientific method, the nature of scientific claims, inductive generalization, statistical probability and the history and development of science.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PHL180 - Medical Ethics
Course uses ethical theories to investigate moral problems in medicine and health care delivery. Of value to both health care professionals and humanities students. Topics include patients’ rights, professional obligations of physicians andnurses, euthanasia, genetics and reproduction, experimentation on human subjects, and the right to health care.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PHL201 - Environmental Ethics
Course studies meaning, value, and moral responsibility in relationship to the environment. Topics include examination of at least four conflicting theories about what constitutes an adequate environmental ethic, and the application of these theories to environmental issues such as climate change, environmental racism, and wilderness preservation.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PHL204 - Environmental Ethics
Course studies meaning, value, and moral responsibility in relationshio to the environment. Topics include examination of at least four conflicting theories about what constitutes an adequate environmental ethic, and the application of these theories to environmental issues such as climate change, environmental racism, and wilderness preservation.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PHL205 - World Religions
Course uses global perspective to introduce philosophies, traditions, and histories of major world religions. Topics include at least six ofthe following religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto, the indigenous religions of North America, Africa, or pre-Christian Europe.IAI H5 904N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H5 904N

PHL215 - Asian Philosophy
Course introduces selected philosophical themes from historical and contemporary sources based in one or more of the following broad traditions: Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Islamic, Jewish, Southeast Asian. IAI H4 903N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 903N

PHL230 - Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Course gives historical overview of philosophical inquiry from pre-Socratic philosophers, through classic works of Plato and Aristotle, and on to works of medieval philosophers such as Avicenna, Averroes, Maimonides, and Aquinas.IAI H4 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 901

PHL231 - Modern and Contemporary Philosophy
Course examines last 350 years of Western philosophy. Topics include works of at least five major philosophers such as Hume, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, James, Sartre, Rawls, Foucault, De Beauvoir, and Habermas. Contentincludes philosophical ideas about the nature of reality, knowledge, morality, and social justice.IAI H4 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 902

PHL240 - Philosophy of Religion
Course critically examines various aspects of religious experience and related theological concepts and theories. Topics include relationship between myth and religion; structure and meaning of worship; arguments for and against God’s existence, and relevance of modern science to religious belief.IAI H4 905
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H4 905

PHL245 - Foundational Religious Texts
Course studies one or more of foundational documents of world’s major religions, from humanistic viewpoint. Documents studies may include the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, Qur’an (Koran), or the Vedas. Course can be repeated once.IAI H5 901
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H5 901

PHL290 - Topics in Philosophy
Course explores selected topics in philosophy. Topics included vary, with focus on a single philosopher, group of philosophers, or particular philosophical problem. Course may be repeated up to three times for up to nine credits.Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 0)

PED101 - First Aid
Course investigates accident prevention and procedures to be followed in cases of accident or sudden illness. Content includes accident scenes in the home, school and community. Standard American Red Cross Certificate awarded uponsuccessful completion of course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $25

PED102 - Living With Health
Course presents overview of healthy living. Content includes application of scientific health facts and principles of effective living. Media based course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)
Fee: $15

PED103 - Badminton
Course provides instruction in fundamentals of badminton. Content includes shots, rules, strategy of the game, and skill practice in singles and doubles and tournament play.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED105 - Bowling
Course provides instruction in basic skills of bowling. Content focus is on skills practice, tournament play and handicapping. Fee $2/week, payable each week at bowling alley (subject to change).
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

PED107 - Tennis I
Course provides instruction in fundamental tennis shots. Content includes rules and etiquette of the game, skill practice at singles and doubles play.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

PED108 - Tennis II
Course continues basic knowledge of tennis, with content focus on development of intermediate skills, and strategy of play.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

PED109 - Volleyball
Course provides instruction in fundamentals of volleyball. Content focus is on skills, rules of the game, skill drills, and game playing.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED110 - Volleyball II
Course continues development of volleyball skills and knowledge of the game. Content focus is on intermediate skills, team strategies and offensive and defensive play.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED112 - Soccer I
Course provides instruction in fundamentals of soccer. Content focus is on skills, rules of the game, skill drills and game playing.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

PED114 - Soccer II
Course continues development of soccer skills and knowledge of the game. Content focus is on intermediate skills, team strategies and offensive and defensive play.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

PED118 - Softball I
This activity course gives instruction in the fundamental skills, rules, and strategy of the game. Game playing is emphasized.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED120 - Softball II
This activity course gives instruction in the fundamental skills, rules, and strategy of the game. Game playing is emphasized.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED121 - Basketball
Course gives instruction in fundamentals of basketball. Content includes skills, rules, and strategy of basketball.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED122 - Baseball I
This activity course gives instruction in the fundamental skills, rules, and strategy of the game. Game playing is emphasized.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED124 - Baseball II
This activity course gives advanced instruction in the skills, rules, and strategy of the game. Game playing is emphasized.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED128 - Yoga I
Class introduces yoga postures with fitness movements. Content focus is on techniques of relaxation and breathing in order to increase flexibility, strength, range of motion and improve balance.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED129 - Yoga II
Class continues to explore a variety of yoga postures with fitness movements. Content focus is on techniques of relaxation and breathing in order to increase flexibility, strength, range of motion and improve balance.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED130 - Conditioning I
Course is designed to shape, strengthen and tone the major muscle groups for total body fitness or sport-specific skills. A variety of exercises and equipment will be used.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)

PED131 - Physical Fitness I
Course aids in development of total physical fitness. Content includes use of weight machines and aerobic exercise equipment to develop strength, improve muscle tone, flexibility, and aerobic endurance. Enrollment in only one of the following courses within the same semester: PED 131, PED 132, PED 141, or PED 190.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED132 - Weight Training I
Course introduces basic skills of lifting weights for the purpose of physical development. Content includes basic lifts, with focus on constructing individual weight program to develop strength, endurance, and flexibility and muscle tone.Enrollment in only one of the following courses within the same semester: PED 131, PED 132, PED 141, or PED 190.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED136 - Walking for Fitness/weight Loss
Course improves aerobic endurance and aids in weight loss. Content includes brisk walking or jogging of several miles outdoors (weather permitting), preceded by stretching exercises.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED137 - Fitness Walking II
Course continues program of weight loss and/or fitness walking (jogging) at an accelerated level. Content includes participation in individualized walking program geared toward either weight loss or fitness. Prerequisite: PED 136.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED141 - Physical Fitness II
Course continues to develop physical fitness. Content includes weight machines and aerobic exercise equipment to increase strength, and improve muscle tone, flexibility, and aerobic endurance. Enrollment in only one of the following courses within the same semester: PED 131, PED 132, PED 141, or PED 190.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED143 - Badminton II
Course provides instruction and practice at intermediate level. Content includes badminton shots, rules, and strategy of the game, and skill development practice at singles, doubles, and tournament play.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED160 - Conditioning II
Course further shapes, strengthens and tones major muscle groups for total body fitness or sport-specific skills. A variety of exercises and equipment will be used.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 1)

PED161 - Step Aerobics
Course develops muscular strength and endurance, and increases cardiovascularendurance. Content includes using a step platform to perform various step patterns and arm movements to music. Focus is on a low-impact high intensity workout. Height of step platform can be varied. Course suitable for both beginner and conditioned athlete.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED171 - Step Aerobics II
Course presents stepping patterns at intermediate level. Content includes increased complexity of patterns, individual variations of workout intensity level to meet fitness needs. Intended for students already familiar with basic step training. Prerequisite: PED 161 or consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED172 - Steps Aerobics III
Course continues step training. Content focus is on increased complexity of choreography and “power” movements. Prerequisite: PED 171 or consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED173 - Steps Aerobics IV
Course combines aerobic floor patterns with step patterns. Content focus is on more intense workout, and choreography for multiple step patterns. Intended for advanced students. Prerequisite: PED 172 or consent of instructor.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED185 - Golf
Course combines instruction and practice for skill development. Content includes rules, etiquette and information about purchase and care of equipment, and fundamental skills of playing golf.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

PED190 - Fitness Center
Course develops fitness through proper exercise. Content includes various types of equipment to exercise every major muscle group, while heart rate is maintained at exercise level. Enrollment in only one of the following courses within same semester: PED 131, PED 132, PED 141, or PED 190.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

PED191 - Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
Course explores prevention, recognition, and treatment of common athletic injuries. Content includes supportive taping and wrapping, duties and responsibility of the athletic trainer, budgeting and ordering supplies, and operation of the training facility.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
Fee: $5

PED192 - Fit and Firm
Course safely improves flexibility by using DYNA-BAND, Total Body Toner. Content includes exercising to music, using various resistance bands either individually or in combination for greater resistance. Focus is on firming variousmuscle groups. Intended for both the beginner and conditioned athlete.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 2)

PED205 - Introduction to Elementary School Physical Education Curriculum and Methods
Course introduces curriculum models and methodologies for teaching contemporary physical education in elementary school. Content includes materials, and activities, teaching methods, styles, and planning, child growth in psychomotor, cognitive, and social domains. Intended for prospective educators.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

PED230 - Coaching Certification in Illinois
Course focuses on coaching principles, sports first aid, and Illinois High School Association (IHSA) by laws. Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the test to receive certification from the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) allowing them to coach in Illinois schools.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PED231 - Theory and Practice of Basketball
Course examines principles underlying the profession of coaching basketball. Content includes teaching techniques for developing competitive basketball skills. Focus is on strategy and instructional methods of basketball.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PED232 - Theory and Practice of Baseball
Course examines principles underlying the profession of coaching baseball. Content includes rules, strategy, and teaching methods.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PTA100 - Orientation to Physical Therapist Assistant
Course provides general orientation to health careers and the profession of physical therapy. Content includes professional ethics and conduct, legal issues, and role of the physical therapist assistant. Prerequisite: Admittance into program.BIO 231 or concurrent enrollment. HIT 104 or concurrent enrollment. Concurrent enrollment in PTA 103 and PTA 105.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

PTA103 - Communication and Interpersonal Skills for PTA
Course provides introduction to psychological and social aspects of the ill and disabled; verbal, nonverbal and therapeutic communication, special considerations in the care of geriatric patients and issues involved in working with the dying patient. Prerequisite: Admittance into program. BIO 231 or concurrent enrollment. HIT 104 or concurrent enrollment. PTA 100 or instructor consent. Concurrent enrollment in PTA 105.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

PTA105 - Basic Health Skills for the PTA
Course provides instruction in basic health skills used in physical therapy. Content includes anatomical and movement terminology; wound care and patient mobility training; skills and practice in body mechanics, patient positioning andtransfers; gait training, first-aid skills, vital signs and medical asepsis. Prerequisite: Admittance into program, BIO 231 or concurrent enrollment, PTA 100 or concurrent enrollment, HIT 104 or concurrent enrollment.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 4)
Fee: $60

PTA107 - Physical Agents I
Course continues study of physical therapy skills. Content includes therapeutic heat and cold, massage and hydrotherapy. Prerequisites: Completion of PTA 100, PTA 103, PTA 105, BIO 231 and HIT 104 with minimum grade of C in each course, BIO 232 or concurrent enrollment; concurrent enrollment in PTA 110, PTA 161.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)
Fee: $55

PTA110 - Therapeutic Exercise I
Course introduces therapeutic exercise as applied to physical therapy. Content includes principles of exercise activities, posture, kinesiology, basic assessment skills; focus is on application of exercise programs. Completion of PTA 100, PTA 103, PTA 105, BIO 231, HIT 104 with minimum grade of C in each course; BIO 232 or concurrent enrollment; concurrent enrollment in PTA 107, PTA 161.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

PTA161 - Clinical Practicum I
(offered spring semester only)Course offers observation and beginning supervised clinical experience at a facility. Content includes lecture discussions of clinical experiences, practice in oral and written communications. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in PTA 107 and PTA 110.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

PTA162 - Clinical Practicum II
(offered summer semester only)Course is a five-week clinical experience consisting of 40 hours a week in a clinical facility and weekly class meetings. Content includes opportunities for establishing and following individual patient treatments and programs,performing consecutive treatments; gaining insights into medical, departmental, and institutional functions and organization. On-campus sessions include reinforcement of techniques and skills, communication skills and discussion of thePTA role. Prerequisite: PTA 107, PTA 110, PTA 161 and BIO 232 with minimum grade of C in all courses.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 12.5)
Fee: $30

PTA170 - Human Aging
Course examines current concepts of normal physical changes which occur in the adult human over time. Content includes physiological and structural effects of aging on major organs and systems of the body. Application of scientific findings to the health and wellness of older individuals discussed. Credit cannot be received for both PTA 170 and BIO 170. Recommended: previous course in Biology or Health Sciences.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

PTA207 - Physical Agents II
Course is the second unit of instruction in physical agents used in the treatment of physical dysfunction. Content includes the theory and application of traction and electrical currents used in assessment and treatment of patients.Prerequisite: PTA 162 with minimum grade of C; concurrent enrollment in PTA 210, PTA 211 and PTA 241.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)
Fee: $55

PTA210 - Therapeutic Exercise II
Course continues study of physical therapy skills. Content includes manual muscle testing, progressive resistive exercise, stretching and patient instruction. Focus is on physical therapy appropriate for orthopedic diseases and disordersthat affect all age groups. Prerequisite: PTA 162 with a minimum grade of C; concurrent enrollment in PTA 207, PTA 211 and PTA 241.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

PTA211 - Neurology for the PTA
Course introduces the neurology that forms the basis of neurological treatment approaches utilized by the PTA. Content focus is on brain and spinal anatomy, neurodevelopmental stages and motor learning. Major neurological rehabilitationtreatment approaches introduced. Prerequisite: PTA 162 with minimum grade of C; concurrent enrollment in PTA 207, PTA 210, and PTA 241.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 0)

PTA214 - Basic Professional Reading Skills
Course covers instruction in basic research reading. Content includes skills needed to interpret physical therapy professional literature and basic research designs. Prerequisite: PTA 100, PTA103, PTA 105 with minimum grade of C in each course.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

PTA218 - Clinical Applications in PTA
Course examines the clinical management of complex physical therapy patients. Focus is on the practical application of effective treatment strategies to a variety of diagnoses using a case-study problem based approach.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)

PTA220 - Topics in Pathology for The PTA
Course provides study of diseases and disorders most commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Prerequisites: PTA 207, PTA 210, PTA 211 with a minimum grade of C in all courses; PTA 261 or concurrent enrollment; concurrent enrollment in PTA 218, PTA 230.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PTA230 - Advanced Procedures for the PTA
Course covers implementation of treatment programs for patients with specific diseases and disabilities. Content includes techniques used for neurological disorders, amputees, prosthetics and orthotics, pediatrics, cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Prerequisites: PTA 207, PTA 210, and PTA 211 with minimum grade of C in all courses; PTA 261 or concurrent enrollment; concurrent enrollment in PTA 220 and PTA 218.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

PTA241 - Workplace Issues in Physical Therapy
Course introduces pertinent issues of physical therapy work environment. Content includes work expectations; administrative and departmental organization; various types of clinical treatment pathways and progressions. Prerequisite: PTA 162 with minimum grade of C; concurrent enrollment in PTA 207, PTA 210 and PTA 211.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

PTA242 - Career Strategies for the PTA
Course provides career overview for the PTA. Content includes exploration of career opportunities; professional development strategies; and employment requirements within the physical therapy delivery system. Prerequisite: PTA 207, PTA 210, PTA 211 and PTA 241 with minimum grade of C in all courses; PTA 261 with minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

PTA261 - Clinical Practicum III
Course continues supervised practical experience in a physical therapy department. Provides added opportunities to apply and improve physical therapy skills. Prerequisite: PTA 162 with minimum grade of C; PTA 207, PTA 210, PTA 211 and PTA 241/242 with minimum grade of C in all courses or concurrent enrollment.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 8)
Fee: $20

PTA262 - Clinical Practicum IV
Course is a six-week summer practicum, each week 40 hours. Work experience is continued, stressing comprehensive performance. Content of lectures specifically relates to preparation for the licensing exam. Includes both study strategies and comprehensive reviews. Prerequisite: PTA 218, PTA 220, PTA 230, PTA 242 and PTA 261, each with a minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 15)
Fee: $90

PTA270 - Principles of Joint Mobilization for the PTA
Course introduces knowledge of peripheral joint mobilization. Content includes theory and practice of peripheral joint mobilization, and associated soft tissue mobilization as suitable for the Physical Therapist Assistant. Focus of lecture and laboratory sessions is on anatomy, reasoning, and treatment techniques.Prerequisite: PTA 210 and PTA 207 with minimum grade of C in all courses; PTA 261 or concurrent enrollment; concurrent enrollment in PTA 220, PTA 230 (or licensed PTA).
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)

PTA280 - PTA Licensing Exam Review
Course provides systematic review of PTA practice in preparation for the PTA licensing exam. An example computer-based licensing exam will be given at the end of the course. Prerequisite: Graduate of associate degree PTA program whomeets the requirement for licensure in Illinois.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)
Fee: $40

PTA290 - Topics in Physical Therapist Assistant
Course offered as an elective for students currently enrolled in Oakton’s PTA program or licensed PTAs who exhibit interest in a specialty area of physic al therapy practice. Topics covered each semester vary based on currency andperceived student need. Course may be repeated on different topics up to three times. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

PTA291 - Advanced Clinical Topics for PTA
Course offered as an option for students currently enrolled in the second year of the PTA program or for licensed PTAs who wish to advance their clinical skills in specialized areas. Topics covered each semester vary, based on currency andperceived student need. Course may be repeated on different topics up to three times. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

PHY101 - Applied Physics
Course introduces physics. Content includes mechanical systems, electrical systems, thermal systems, fluid mechanics, and electromagnetic waves. Intended for students in technical programs.Prerequisite: MAT 070 with grade of P
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

PHY115 - Descriptive Astronomy
Course introduces astronomy. Content includes historical development of astronomy, solar system and planetary motion, physics of motion, electromagnetic radiation and astronomical instruments, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, the big bang, and cosmology. Credit cannot be received in both PHY 115 and PHY 120. Recommended: MAT 070 (formerly MAT 051) or higher math course.IAI P1 906
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: P1 906

PHY120 - Practical Astronomy
Course introduces astronomy. Content includes historical development of astronomy, solar system and planetary motion, physics of motion, electromagnetic radiation and astronomical instruments, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, the big bang, and cosmology. Laboratory activities include operation of telescopes, observation of solar system and deep sky objects, sky charts, and use of computer based planetarium software. Credit cannot be received in both PHY 120 and PHY 115. Prerequisite: MAT 070 (formerly MAT 051) or MAT 052, each with a grade of P.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

PHY131 - College Physics I
Course introduces physics. Algebra and trigonometry are used throughout the course. Content includes kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, energy, momentum, gravity, rotational dynamics, simple harmonic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Intended for liberal arts, life science and health science students. Prerequisite: MAT 122 or concurrent enrollment in MAT 122 or consent of instructor. Fee $35IAI P1 900L
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $35
IAI Code: P1 900L

PHY132 - College Physics II
Course continues PHY 131. Content includes sound, mechanical waves, electrostatic forces, capacitance, electric current, voltage, resistance, magnetism, Faraday’s law, electrical instruments and electrical safety; light, geometric and physical optics, and optical instruments. Prerequisite: PHY 131.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $35

PHY140 - Fundamentals of Nanotechnology I
Course introduces the nanoworld, including topics in nanophysics, nanochemistry and nanobiology, including forces, fluidics, wave nature of light, atoms and molecules, nanoscale structures, biological function at the nanoscale and practical applications in each field. Hands-on laboratory activities make use of dip-pen nanolithography, atomic force microscopy, fluorescence microscopy and nanoparticle characterization.Course Prerequisites: MAT 070 or placement into MAT 110, and one year of high school biology and one year of high school chemistry.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

PHY141 - Fundamentals of Nanotechnology II
Course continues discussion of topics covered in PHY 140 at greater depth, including topics in nanophysics, nanomechanics, nanoelectronics, and nanobiology, including forces, fluidics, wave nature of light, photonics, atomic and molecular bonds, nanoscale structures, unit cells, crystals, quantum mechanics, electronic band structure, conductivity, and thermal properties of materials. Hands-on laboratory activities make use of dip-pen nanolithography, atomic force microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, nanoparticle characterization, scanning electron microscopy, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, nanoparticle synthesis and carbon nanotube synthesis.Course Prerequisites: PHY 140 with minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $50

PHY142 - Nanotechnology Projects
Course uses project-based learning and team-building techniques to study topics in electronics, photonics, thin films, biotechnology, and procedures for troubleshooting instrumentation. Instrumentation and techniques include, atomic force microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, nanoparticle characterization, scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive X-ray analysis, ultraviolet-visible and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy, basic photonics, photolithography, profilometry, and ellipsometry.Prerequisite: PHY 141 with minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 4)
Fee: $50

PHY143 - Nanotechnology Internship
Course consists of direct work experience in a nanotechnology-related environment at an approved business or industrial firm applying knowledge and skills learned to daily assigned responsibilities. The student will meet with a nanotechnology instructor who will evaluate their on-the-job technical skills. Arrangements for the work experience will be worked out in conjunction with the nanotechnology coordinator. In addition, the student will discuss work-related situations with the instructor.prerequisite: PHY 141 with minimum grade of C
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 10)

PHY221 - General Physics I
Course presents fundamental elements of physics with quantitative methods utilizing vectors, and differential and integral calculus. Content includes kinematics and dynamics, conservation of energy and momentum, angular momentum, elastic properties of matter, simple harmonic motion, resonance, kinetic theory of gasses, and thermodynamics. Intended for engineering and physical science students. Prerequisite: MAT 250 with minimum grade of C or consent of instructor. Fee $35IAI P2 900L
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 3)
Fee: $35
IAI Code: P2 900L

PHY222 - General Physics II
Course continues PHY 221. Content includes quantitative methods utilizing differential and integral calculus; mechanical waves and sound, charge, electric field and potential, Gauss’s Law, Ampere’s Law, Faraday’s Law, magnetic properties of matter, inductance, capacitance, electromagnetic radiation, geometrical optics, and physical optics. Prerequisite: PHY 221 with minimum grade of C and MAT 251 or concurrent enrollment in MAT 251.
5 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 3)
Fee: $35

PHY223 - Modern Physics
Course continues PHY 222. Content includes special relativity, classic experiments leading to the development of quantum mechanics, waveparticle duality, wave motion and wave packets, uncertainty principle, Bohr model of hydrogen, Schrödinger equation, infinite and finite square well, quantum harmonic oscillator, tunneling, angular momentum and hydrogen atom, atomic structure, and basic nuclear physics. Prerequisite: PHY 222 with minimum grade of C.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $30

PHY230 - Optics
Course is designed to introduce students to the mathematics and applications of physical optics. Topics include the mathematics of waves, electromagnetic waves, photons, various ways that light interacts with matter, the principle of superposition, basic geometric optics, polarization, diffraction, interference and Fourier optics.Prerequisite: PHY 222 with minimum grade of C or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
Fee: $30

PHY290 - Topics in Physics
Course is designed to meet the special interest needs of physics students. Topics will be offered for variable credit from one to four semester credit hours. Students may repeat PHY 290 up to three times on different topics for a maximum of nine semester credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

POL101 - Beginning Polish I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of the Polish culture. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

POL102 - Beginning Polish II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in POL 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of the Polish culture. Prerequisite: POL 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

POL105 - Conversational Polish
Course provides conversational practice in Polish to develop oral facility. Content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, vocabulary development, oral presentations, and class discussion of life in Poland. Prerequisite: POL 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

POL201 - Intermediate Polish I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises with focus on life in modern Poland.Prerequisite: POL 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

POL202 - Intermediate Polish II
Course continues Polish 201. Content includesexpanding knowledge of Polish grammar andculture through practice in reading, writing and speaking the language. Prerequisite: POL 201 or consent of instructor. IAI H1 900
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

PSC101 - American Government
Course presents philosophical principles, governmental machinery and political processes of the federal government. Content includes political culture, the Constitution, civil liberties and civil rights, government institutions, political partiesand interest groups, public opinion, and public policy decision-making. Successful completion of this course satisfies the Illinois State Constitution Examination requirement.IAI S5 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S5 900

PSC102 - State and Local Government
Course discusses organization and powers of state and local governments in the United States. Content includes constitutions and problems of revision; legislators and legislation; voting and campaigning; the role of state and local interest groups; administrative problems, the state judiciary and judicial reform; intergovernmental relations; and financing major services.IAI S5 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S5 902

PSC103 - Introduction to Political Science
Course examines the primary fields within political science. Content includes political philosophy; empirical political theory; American politics; comparativepolitics; international relations; research techniques; general concepts used in the study of politics, such as socialization, groups, etc.IAI S5 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S5 903

PSC104 - Illinois Government
Course examines the organization of Illinois Government at the state, county, and municipal levels. Content includes the relationship between the various levels of government; may involve direct observation of governmental units in action.Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSC110 - Introduction to Politics
Course introduces concepts of political life. Content focus is on power: source, modes (coercion, control, consent, charisma); expressions, conflicts, etc. Examples drawn from history and current political life.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSC111 - Political Parties and American Politics
Course examines political parties in the United States. Content includes the historical development, and modern status, the role political parties play in the American political process.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSC201 - Comparative Government
Course presents functional aspects and governmental structures of a variety of political systems. Content includes totalitarian, democratic, and mixed forms of government as seen against a backdrop of current issues of world politics.IAI S5 905
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S5 905

PSC202 - International Relations
Course provides theoretical foundation, historical background, and conceptual framework for understanding contemporary international relations. Content includes international relations theory; evolution of the modern internationalpolitical system; power, diplomacy and foreign policy; war and peace; international law and organizations; international political economy andglobalization. Case studies used extensively to exemplify the problems and potential solutions of contemporary international politics.IAI S5 904N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S5 904N

PSC204 - International Terrorism
Course examines basic characteristics, underlying causes and dynamics of contemporary international terrorism in an historical and international relations context. Content includes developing an analytical framework for understanding terrorist groups, motivations, tactics, strategies, and targets, as well as international counterterrorism efforts.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSC209 - United States Foreign Policy
Course examines contemporary American foreign policy making and conduct within historical and international political context. Content includes an analysis of U.S. foreign policy institutions, actors, traditions, and choices. Historical case studies and current international issues used to exemplify underlying principles and values of U.S. foreign policy.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSC210 - American Political Thought
Course introduces political convictions and ideologies. Content includes examination of principles as bases of our American political system and as influences in the shaping of America’s political history.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSC250 - International Security: War and Peace
Course examines the causes and consequences of wars as well as strategies for peace in world politics. A variety of topics such as the nature and origins of war and peace, terrorism, ethnic and religious conflicts, intervention, globalization, andarms proliferation will be analyzed from a theoretical and historical perspective. Current world events relating to these topics will be discussed.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)

PSC290 - Topics in Political Science
Course explores major political issues and/or aspects of political life that are related to and grow out of the political science courses taught at the College. Course has a different focus and/or scope than the courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine credit hours. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

PSY101 - Introduction to Psychology
Course introduces study of human behavior. Content includes survey of all elements of this behavioral science. Focus is on learning, motivation, emotion, perception, intelligence, human development, mental processes, and contemporary research.IAI S6 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S6 900

PSY107 - Applied Psychology: The Psychology of Personal Growth
Course increases awareness of values, emotions, and other motivational factors that affect an individual’s growth. Content includes learning theory, personal behavior, human relationships, personal growth in a culturally diverse society;opportunity for group experience to examine similarities and differences between self and others in diverse society.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY108 - Psychology of Personal Growth
Course provides advanced study of psychology of personal growth. Content includes specialized focus on career development, advanced group work and substance abuse education. Recommended: PSY 107.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY110 - Multicultural Psychology
Course is designed for students to explore multiculturalism from a psychological perspective. Focus is on the ways in which culture has shaped understanding of psychological theory, research and practice. Cultural variations in psychologicalfunctioning will be studied with regard to motivation, emotion, perception, development and mental process. These multicultural perspectives also shape vales, norms, and worldview. Topics include cultural oppression and group subjugation, along with methods aimed at equity and equality.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY120 - Human Development
Course introduces study of human development. Content includes physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth from conception to death. Focus is on normal developmental stages and patterns of adjustment to differing life-timedemands. Theories and principles of human development examined in light of contemporary research. Credit may not be earned in both PSY 211 and PSY 120.IAI S6 902
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S6 902

PSY122 - Human Sexuality
Course explores biological, psychological and social aspects of human sexuality. Content includes sexual identity and effects of genetic, cultural and environmental influences on human relationships and behavior.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY125 - Understanding Diversity
Course examines the role that diversity and oppression play in our lives, in our communities and in society at large. Diversity issues in relation to culture, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, language background, sexuality, gender anddisability will be addressed. The course will examine prejudices, personal biases, and stereotypes, and is designed to promote advocacy and the creation of a just society. Recommended: PSY 107 or PSY 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY130 - Introduction to Human Services
Course introduces field of human services and human services theory. Content includes human problems in aging, child abuse, drug abuse, delinquency, mental retardation, criminal behavior, health, poverty, education and employment, andthe organizations and agencies designed to alleviate such problems. Review of several intervention strategies also included. Recommended: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY201 - Educational Psychology
Course focuses on application of psychological principles to educational practice. Content includes cognitive and psychological development, human learning, and motivation, with emphasis on application for learner-centered instruction, assessment, and diversity. Twelve hours in local, K-12 school settings are required. Prerequisite: PSY 101
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY202 - Social Psychology
Course focuses on scientific study of individual behavior as affected by presence of others. Content includes interpersonal attraction, aggression, prejudice, attributions, persuasion, attitudes, social influence, norms, and conformity.Prerequisite: PSY 101.IAI S8 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S8 900

PSY203 - Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
Course explores how biological, psychosocial, and sociocultural influences on an individual produce and maintain various psychological disorders. Content includes preventive measures and therapeutic strategies; dysfunction assessment, ategorization of abnormal behavior, and research methodology. Prerequisite: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY204 - Adolescent Psychology
Course presents biological, cognitive, and social development of adolescents in contemporary society. Focus is on healthy adjustment to social environments of home and school, self-identity study, adjustment, intimacy, sexuality and research methodology. Prerequisite: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY205 - Adult Psychology
Course focus is on changes that occur in adults from young adulthood through old age in the following areas: biological development, sensation and perception, learning and memory, intelligence, creativity, and wisdom. Content includesmental health, personality, motivation, research methodology; social factors such as inter- and intra-generational relationships, work, leisure, and community involvement. Prerequisite: PSY 101.IAI S6 905
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S6 905

PSY206 - Theories of Personality
Course surveys originators and major theories of personality development. Content includes psychoanalytic and neopsychoanalytic, social-biological, behavioral/social learning, humanistic-existential, cognitive, and trait approaches; research methodology and overview of personality/environment interactions.Prerequisite: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY211 - Child Psychology
Course examines development of child from birth through adolescence. Content includes physical, cognitive, language, emotional, social and psychological development in family, peer group, and educational settings; also research methods and biological foundations from conception to birth. Focus is on child rearing theories and techniques that appear beneficial to adjustment. Credit may not be earned in both PSY 120 and PSY 211. Prerequisite: PSY 101.IAI S6 903
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S6 903

PSY221 - Psychology in Business and Industry
Course offers systematic study of industrial psychology. Content includes application of psychological methods/principles, integration of theory and empirical research in business and industry related to managing and working in diverse organizational environments. Focus is on practices in personnel selection, placement, training, performance appraisal; job analysis, design, satisfaction,and motivation; labor relations, leadership, decision making, and organization development; research methodology. Prerequisite: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY230 - Behavioral Sciences Practicum I
Course provides planned and supervised field experience in human services environment. Minimum 250 (two-hundred-fifty) hours in a supervised field experience, content includes identification of practicum objectives for student, in consultation with the site supervisor and faculty supervisor. Focus is on supervised practical work experience to develop an understanding of the helping process and the role of the helping professional.Prerequisite: HSV 110, HSV121, PSY107, PSY 130, PSY 235 and PSY238 with a grade of “C” or better; or consent of HSV department coordinator.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 15)
Fee: $65

PSY231 - Behavioral Sciences Practicum II
Course continues PSY 230. Provides planned and supervised field experience in human services environment. Content includes identification of practicum objectives for student, in consultation with the site supervisor and faculty supervisor. Focus is on additional supervised practical work experience to deepen understanding of helping process and role of the helping professional.Prerequisite: PSY 230.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 15)
Fee: $65

PSY234 - Family Systems and The Addictive Process
Course explores various family systems theories. Content includes patterns of communication, roles adopted by family members, and development of identity and self-esteem in the family. Focus is on relationship of dysfunctional family systems to addictive process, and methods of helping families move to healthier level of functioning.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY235 - Psychology of Group Behavior
Course studies human behavior in group situations. Content includes structure and interaction of groups, makeup of successful groups, leadership qualities, conformity, deviance, and group pressures. Current group counseling researchreviewed; specific simulations of actual group sessions to illustrate effective group counseling approaches. Recommended: PSY 107. Prerequisite: HSV 110.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY236 - Psychology of Group Behavior II
Course continues PSY 235. Content includes analysis and interpretation of human behavior in therapeutic group setting; development of appropriate intervention strategies; leadership styles and ways of working with different populationsexamined; simulations of actual group sessions and role playing of effective group counseling approaches conducted. Prerequisite PSY 235.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY237 - Psychopharmacology
Course studies behavioral and cognitive effects of psychoactive drugs, including both illicit and illicit drugs, and use of drugs in treating psychological disorders. Content includes both psychology and physiology of addictions; information on drug use, misuse, abuse, and addiction; socially abused chemicals and historicalbackground, pharmacology, psychological and physiological effects, medical uses, dependence patterns and toxicity.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY238 - Substance Abuse
Course examines historical, societal, psychological, behavioral and familial perspectives of substance abuse. Content includes current theories on current chemical use; the etiology and assessment of dependence; characteristic addicted behavior; impact of alcoholism and drug addiction on family and society; involvement with special populations; historical and current treatment; and the recovery process; practical knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations and code of ethics. Recommended: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY240 - Introduction to Social Research
Course introduces basics of research in social sciences. Content includes research design, methodology, simple statistical analysis of data and interpretation of empirical social data. Students design, conduct, and interpret short survey. Prerequisite: Introductory course in any of the social sciences.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY241 - Biological Bases of Behavior
Course studies behavior from a biological perspective. Content includes analysis of behaviors in genetic, developmental, physiological and evolutionary terms; interaction between physiology, behavior and environment. Prerequisite: PSY 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

PSY290 - Topics in Psychology
Course surveys major issues relating to field of psychology. Topics selected from subspecialties: biological bases of behavior; sensation and perception; emotion, consciousness, learning, memory, developmental psychology, personality, psychological disorders, therapeutic methods, and social interaction. Focus and/or scope differ from other psychology courses currently offered. Can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine credits. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

RUS101 - Beginning Russian I
Course develops basic language skills, within the context of Russian culture. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

RUS102 - Beginning Russian II
This course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in RUS 101: pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of Russian culture. Prerequisite: RUS 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

RUS105 - Conversational Russian
Course provides conversational practice in Russian to develop oral facility. Course content includes specially designed exercises in pronunciation, stress and rhythm and encourages vocabulary development. Oral presentations and class discussion of life in Russia are included. Prerequisite: RUS 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

RUS201 - Intermediate Russian I
Course continues development of basic skills. Course content includes a general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises which focus on life in Russia. Prerequisite: RUS 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

RUS202 - Intermediate Russian II
Course continues Russian 201. Content includes expanding knowledge of Russian grammar and Soviet culture though practice in reading, writing and speaking the language. Prerequisite: RUS 201 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

SSC101 - The Individual in Modern Society
Course introduces the social sciences by examining the individual’s role in ModernSocieties, using an interdisciplinary approach. Content explores perspectives of two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science. IAI S9 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
IAI Code: S9 900

SSC105 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Course introduces concepts and issues regarding race and ethnicity within and beyond the United States, and through a critical and interdisciplinary approach, studies their impact on society. Topics include identity and group affiliation; historical formation of racial categories and the emergence of theories of "whiteness"; issues of power and privilege; the connection between race, class, gender and sexuality; immigration and imperialism; and race and education. IAI S7 903D
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S7 903D

SSC201 - Introduction to Global Studies
Course focuses on an interdisciplinary examination of global interdependence. It introduces students to various disciplines within the social sciences and the distinct perspectives and approaches used by social scientists in seeking to understand the process of globalization. Content includes an examination of historical, ecological, cultural, technological and political-economic global developments. Multidisciplinary approach uses perspectives from two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science. IAI S9 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S9 900

SSC205 - Latin American Civilization and Culture
Course explores selected Latin American cultures and civilizations. Content includes historical background, with focus upon contemporary issues. Multidisciplinary approach) uses perspectives from two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SSC206 - Contemporary China and Japan
Course explores current societies in China and Japan. Content focus is on contemporary politicaleconomic and social issues. Multidisciplinary approach uses perspectives from two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics,sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SSC240 - Introduction to Social Research
Course introduces social research. Content includes research design, methodology, simple statistical analysis of data and interpretation of empirical social data. Students will design, conduct and interpret a short survey. Prerequisite: any SSC course with minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SSC290 - Topics in Social Science
Course explores major issues currently facing the United States and other nations of the world. Socioeconomic, political and other social-scientific perspectives are considered in the study of these global topics. Course has a different focus and/orscope from other courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine credits.Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-3; lab: 1-4)

SOC101 - Introduction to Sociology
Course introduces sociological perspective used to study contemporary society, with focus on United States. Content includes culture, socialization, social interaction, groups and networks, deviance and social control, inequality in society, social institutions such as family or education, and processes of social change. IAI S7 900
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S7 900

SOC103 - Social Problems
Course investigates social conditions that contribute to contemporary U.S. social problems. Content includes globalization; poverty; discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, age or sexual orientation; crime and criminal justice system;substance abuse; environmental problems; and war and terrorism. IAI S7 901Recommended: SOC 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S7 901

SOC104 - Sociology of Marriage and Family: Relationships, Intimacy and Commitment
Course explores broad survey of issues related to marriage and family in contemporary society. Content includes nature of relationships and intimacy; love, dating, courtship, cohabitation, marriage and its alternatives, childbirth and parenting, and crises faced in intimate relationships such as divorce and family violence. IAI S7 902 Recommended: SOC 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S7 902

SOC210 - Death and Dying
Course studies social and personal problems relating to crisis of dying and the phenomenon of death. Content includes medical ethics associated with aging; legal problems, euthanasia, social rituals and taboos of old age; family and personal dynamics associated with terminal illness; grieving process, personal clarification of feelings and attitudes about death and dying; suicide and nuclear war.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SOC220 - Deviant Behavior
Course uses variety of sociological perspectives to study behaviors commonly labeled deviant because they fall outside societal norms. Content includes process of defining deviance; different forms of deviance such as criminal deviance to mental illness; social causes of deviance; social responses to deviance from stigmatization; systems of social control; reintegration of deviantsinto society. Recommended: SOC 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SOC230 - Sociology of Sex and Gender
Course introduces sociological perspectives on sex and gender as a factor in social stratification, gender role construction and acquisition, and the consequences of changing social definitions of gender roles across time and place. Content includes analyses of cross-cultural gender construction; gender socialization and inequality in education, the family, the workplace, and the mass media; and the impact of gender systems on life chances and outcomes, including intimacies and violence.Recommended: SOC 101 or SOC 104.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SOC232 - Diversity in American Society
Course examines history and contemporary landscape of diversity in American society. Content includes patterns of immigration, variations in inter-group relations, cultural expression of race and ethnicity, dimensions of religious diversity, instances of conflict and cooperation among diverse groups, governmental policy and the uniqueness of American civic culture. IAI S7 903DRecommended: SOC 101 or SSC 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S7 903D

SOC233 - Growing Old in America: Diversity Issues
Course examines aging within multicultural society. Content includes effects of race, class, sex, physical and cognitive ability on aging among diverse populations in America; cultural expectations about and difficulties of aging; and impact of diversity issues among elderly on public policy decisions and implementation.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SOC234 - Sociology of Violence
Course examines nature and causes of violence in context of contemporary American society. Content includes historical trends in violent behavior, social factors contributing to violence; types of violent behavior (interpersonal, collective,and organizational); strategies to prevent the expression of violence, and system of social control. Recommended: SOC 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SOC240 - Introduction to Social Research
Course provides basic introduction to social research. Content includes research design, methodology, simple statistical analysis of data, and interpretation of empirical social data. Students design, conduct and interpret a short survey. Prerequisite: Introductory course in any of the social sciences.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SOC290 - Topics in Sociology
Course explores major issues relating to field of sociology. Topics selected from subspecialties: socialization, social organization, deviance, stratification, race and ethnicity, gender, social institutions, collective behavior, urbanization, and social change. Focus and/or scope differ from other sociology courses currently offered. Can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine credits. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

SPN101 - Beginning Spanish I
Course develops basic language skills within context of cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. No prior study of the language presumed. Recommended that experienced students discuss proper placement with instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

SPN102 - Beginning Spanish II
Course continues to develop the basic skills introduced in SPN 101. Content includes pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening comprehension and oral and written communication within the context of cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. Prerequisite: SPN 101 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

SPN105 - Conversational Spanish
Course continues the oral skills developed in the first year. Content includes conversation and oral drills for to provide additional audiolingual training.Prerequisite: SPN 102 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

SPN201 - Intermediate Spanish I
Course continues development of basic skills. Content includes a general review and expansion of beginning grammar, along with conversation, vocabulary development, readings and writing exercises which focus on life in Spanish-speaking countries. Prerequisite: SPN 102 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20

SPN202 - Intermediate Spanish II
Course continues SPN 201. Content includes expanding knowledge of Spanish grammar and cultures through practice in reading, writing and speaking the language. IAI H1 900Prerequisite: SPN 201 or consent of instructor.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

SPN205 - Spanish Conversation and Composition
Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay writing activities. Topics are drawn fromcontemporary life and culture. IAI H1 900Prerequisite: SPN 202 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 3)
Fee: $20
IAI Code: H1 900

SPN210 - Introduction to Spanish Literature
Course includes reading of selected masterpieces from various periods. Content includes speaking based on discussions of literary works read, and writing based on readings and class discussion. IAI H3 916Prerequisite: SPN 202 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: H3 916

SPE103 - Effective Speech
Course offers opportunities to develop capability in oral communications. Content includes rhetorical theory, organization and structure of ideas, techniques for general speaking and listening effectiveness, practical experience in individual and group presentations. IAI C2 900Recommendation: EGL 101 or Placement in EGL 101.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: C2 900

SPE104 - Oral Interpretation
Course focuses on analysis and appreciation of literary art through oral presentation. Selections drawn from representative examples of prose, poetry, and drama. Content includes development of voice and body, effective use of the speaking voice, various evaluation and reading techniques, presentation skills, and integrated body movements.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE105 - Training of The Speaking Voice
Course involves an individualized study and application of principles involving the vocal system. Focus is on practice and evaluation for improvement and proficiency in articulation, diction, phonation and resonance.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE115 - Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures
Course studies the communication process: communication as action, as interaction, as transaction, and focuses on development, understanding and application of critical aspects of interpersonal communications involving the self and persons from similar backgrounds, and the self and persons from different cultures. Interpersonal communications situations include relationships, conflict/resolution, and power. Prerequisite: EGL 101 or SPE 103 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE125 - Basic Sign Language
Course introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language. The focus is on sign language vocabulary, expressive and receptive communication, fingerspelling, and ASL grammar used by Deaf Americans. This course is designed for students with no previous experience in this area.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE126 - Basic Sign Language II
Course continues and expands on the fundamentals of American Sign Language. The focus is on sign language vocabulary, expressive and receptive communication, fingerspelling, and ASL grammar used by Deaf Americans. Course is designed for students with at least one previous course in ASL.Prerequisite: Completion of SPE 125 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE140 - Professional Presentations
Course introduces students to the rhetorical principles and strategies required to produce and present multimedia material.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE209 - Persuasive Speaking
Course studies principles and practice of persuasion. Content includes analysis of methods for presentation of persuasive oral messages, motivational techniques, understanding and analyzing specific audience characteristics, preparation for and delivery of presentations. Prerequisite: SPE 103.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE215 - Group Discussion
Course offers an introduction to the principles of group problem solving. Content includes patterns of leadership roles, group process, and interpersonal behavior within the small group. Focus is on verbal techniques, roles, and communication skills within the small group structure.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE220 - Competitive Speaking
Course provides study and practice within 11 different individual events, along with Debate and Interpreters Theater that are commonly a part of forensic competition. Course focuses on research of subject matter, performance, and professionalism as a competitive speaker. Successful completion of the course requires students to engage in competitive intercollegiate forensics as a productive member of a speech team. Course may be repeated up to three times.Prerequisites: Completion of SPE 103 with a minimum grade of C or instructor consent
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

SPE290 - Topics in Speech
Course will explore selected topics in speech, writing and delivery, interpersonal communication and intrapersonal communication. Course may be repeated once. Prerequisite: Varies depending on specific topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 0-4; lab: 0-4)

THE103 - Fundamentals of Acting
Course develops skill in the basic principles and techniques of acting. Content includes concentration, imagination, observation, relaxation and objectives, and improvisation, as well acting approaches such as Cohen, Meisner, Stanislavskiand Shurtleff. Creation of roles is stressed, as well as development of voice and body control.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

THE115 - Stage Lighting
Course introduces physical properties and usage patterns of theatrical light. Content includes practical experience in lighting design, introduction to equipment and fixtures, preparation of lighting plots and integration of lighting with otherelements of play production.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

THE130 - Directing
Course provides an in-depth study of the process of play directing. Content includes problems of script selection, casting, interpretation, rehearsing, and performance of selected plays. Prerequisite: THE 103.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

THE135 - Stagecraft I
Course presents the basics of stagecraft elements. Content includes basic vocabulary, tool usage and fundamental craftsmanship in scene and costume design and technology, as well as the implementation and utilization of scenic and costume elements for live theatrical events. Course requires lab work with hands-on experiences in support of Performing Arts Center productions.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 4)
Fee: $20

THE136 - Stagecraft II
Course offers continued training and experiences in scene and costume design technology. Content includes advanced projects in set and costume design allowing students to work from script to realized renderings and models. Construction planning and layouts of sets and costumes will be studied and practiced. Course requires lab work with hands-on experiences in support of Performing Arts Center productions.Prerequisite: THE 135
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 4)
Fee: $20

THE140 - Stage Movement
Course introduces principles and techniques of theatrical and dramatic stage movement. Focus is on body alignment, strength and flexibility.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

THE151 - Theater Practicum I
Course offers college credit for working on or performing in major college production. Theater curriculum requires participation in one approved area of any on-going theater experience activity. IAI TA 918
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 5)

THE152 - Theater Practicum II
Course offers college credit for working on or performing in major college production. Theater curriculum requires participation in one approved area of any on-going theater experience activity.
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 5)

THE153 - Theater Practicum III
Course offers college credit for working on or performing in major college production. Theater curriculum requires participation in one approved area of any on-going theater experience activity. IAI TA 918
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 5)

THE156 - Acting for the Camera
Course examines the techniques of acting before the camera. Included is an introduction to film acting techniques, relationship to the camera and script as well as physical and verbal cues adaptation. Introductory activities include improvisational work to orient the new actor to the camera with the intent to reduce self-consciousness while building cinematic skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

THE202 - Intermediate Acting
Course concentrates on character building and scene study. Content includes development offiner details of characterization and total physical presentation of a role, specialized voice and body exercises, and improvisations, with objective ofviewing performance within context of entire dramatic production.Prerequisite: THE 103.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

THE290 - Topics in Theater
Course will offer specialized instruction in specific selected aspects of theater including acting, direction or technical design work. Course may be repeated once. Prerequisite: Varies depending on specific topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 0-4; lab: 0-4)

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