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  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1101
    Fundamentals of Health Info Technology

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to the role of health information technicians and the health information field. Covers numbering, filing, indexing and professionals in health care. Health record content in hospitals and other types of health care facilities. Internal and external agency requirements for all types of health care facility records. Prerequisite: Admission to HIT program is required (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1102
    Classification Systems I

    5 credit hours

    Study of nomenclature and classification of systems including coding and abstracting. Introduction to International Classification of Diseases(ICD) coding principles. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1101 and Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 and Anatomy & Physiology 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1571 and Anatomy & Physiology 1572 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1103
    Computerized Health Data and Statistics

    4 credit hours

    Study of statistical data including hospital census. Electronic information processing and health information systems. Study of the computerized patient record. Computer applications to health data including abstracting, master patient index, and medical transcription. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1101 and concurrent enrollment in Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1107
    C.P.T. Coding

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to the Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) coding system for procedures in ambulatory care and services rendered by physicians. Emphasis is on the six sections of the CPT book. An introduction of Center for Medicare/Medicaid (CMS) Services' Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) is included. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1108
    ICD-10-CM Coding for Physician Services

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10 for coding and reimbursement in physician office services. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of C or better or equivalent(2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1120
    ICD-9-CM Coding for Physicians Services

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to International Classification of Diseases Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) for physician office services. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1121
    Billing in Physician Offices

    3 credit hours

    An overview of medical office procedures including billing, scheduling, legalities and office protocol. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1107 and Health Information Technology 1120 or consent of instructor and program admission approval required.(2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1125
    Clinical Reimbursement Methodologies

    3 credit hours

    Study of health care reimbursement, prospective payment systems, and case mix analysis. The use of coded data and health information in reimbursement systems appropriate to all health care settings is explored. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1102 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (8 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2201
    Legal/Qualitative Aspects of Health Info

    5 credit hours

    Legal and qualitative aspects of health information. Privacy standards, confidentiality, case law, performance improvement, utilization management, risk management, medical staff credentialing as well as accreditation standards will be explored. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1103 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Health Information Technology 1125 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Health Information Technology 2221 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2202
    Management of Health Information

    3 credit hours

    Supervisory techniques and professional relationships. Knowledge and skills relevant to operating a health record department are emphasized. Human resource issues, procedures, equipment, forms and office systems are also reviewed. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 2201 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2203
    Pharmacology for HIT Professionals

    3 credit hours

    General introduction to pharmacological concepts. Focus on fundamental concepts of drug classification, adverse reactions, poisoning and management of common diagnoses. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 2211 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2207
    Advanced CPT/ICD Coding

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of the study of CPT and ICD classification systems with an emphasis on linking the code sets together. Compare the periodic updates of both code sets including expanding terminologies and new procedures, interpreting and applying official coding guidelines, and reviewing edits and modifiers. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1125 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 and Anatomy & Physiology 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1571 and Anatomy & Physiology 1572 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2211
    Pathophysiology for Health Information

    4 credit hours

    Study of the origin, identification and classification of diseases of the human body. Emphasis on etiology, manifestations, diagnostic finding and treatment. Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 and Anatomy & Physiology 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1571 and Anatomy & Physiology 1572 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2212
    Clinical Classification Systems II

    4 credit hours

    Study of nomenclature and classification of systems including coding and abstracting. Introduction to International Classification of Diseases Procedural Classification System (ICD-PCS) coding principles. This course can be taken three times for credit. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 and Anatomy & Physiology 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1571 and Anatomy & Physiology 1572 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2213
    ICD-10-CM Coding for Inpatient Services

    3 credit hours

    Study of nomenclature and classification of systems including coding and sequencing. Introduction to International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 coding principles. Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 and Anatomy & Physiology 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1571 and Anatomy & Physiology 1572 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2221
    Professional Practice Experience I

    2 credit hours

    Supervised professional practice (clinical) experiences in a variety of health information settings. Application of health information science theory will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 1103 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Health Information Technology 1125 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Health Information Technology 2201 or consent of instructor

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2231
    Professional Practice Experience II

    5 credit hours

    Continuation of professional practice experiences in primary care and secondary site Prerequisite: Health Information Technology 2221 with a grade of C or better or equivalent

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Health Information Technology (HIT)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1100
    Survey of Health Care Careers

    2 credit hours

    An exploration of various allied health professions including diagnostic, medical information, rehabilitation, and patient care services through classroom and field experience. (2 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1101
    Survey Health Care Careers: Field Study

    2 credit hours

    An exploration of various allied health professions including diagnostic, medical information, rehabilitation, and patient care services through career shadowing. (2 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1106
    Rehabilitation Aide

    2 credit hours

    Overview of the role and necessary skills of a Physical Rehabilitation Aide. Exploration of modalities of physical rehabilitation including effects of aging, neuromuscular/neurological, musculoskeletal disorders and cardiopulmonary disease. Prerequisite: CNA, RN, LPN, Developmental Disabilities Aide, and Child Care Aide (2 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1110
    Biomedical Terminology

    4 credit hours

    Introduction of medical terms for each body systems and specialty medical fields. Includes word roots, prefixes and suffixes commonly encountered in the health care field. Previous medical background unnecessary. (4 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1115
    Pharmacy Technician

    5 credit hours

    Overview of the role and fundamental skills necessary for a professional pharmacy technician. Exploration of pharmacy abbreviations, calculations, drug classifications, basic anatomy and physiology, disease states, drug interactions, and prescription processing is included. Prerequisite: High School diploma or GED (5 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1120
    Introduction to Clinical Lab Science

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the profession of clinical laboratory science and to the clinical laboratory scientist's role in the delivery of health care. An exploration of all clinical areas of the laboratory and the major work components performed in each area. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1122
    Basic Phlebotomy Techniques

    4 credit hours

    An overview of venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques for obtaining blood specimens for laboratory analysis. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 or concurrent enrollment in Health Sciences 1110 (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1123
    Phlebotomy for Health Professionals

    2 credit hours

    An overview of phlebotomy procedures designed for the medical assistant, practicing nurse, and/or health science students who desire to learn phlebotomy techniques. Basic information about phlebotomy as well as hands-on practice is included. This course will not advance towards phlebotomy certification. Prerequisite: Health Science 1110 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Health Sciences 1110 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1124
    Phlebotomy Clinical

    2 credit hours

    Integrated clinical practice in the area of venipuncture and capillary puncture for the collection of blood specimens for diagnostic analysis. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required.

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1125
    Phlebotomy Exam Review

    1 credit hours

    Comprehensive review and update of phlebotomy practice, to include theory and procedures, as well as preparation for the certifying exam. This course can only be taken on a satisfactory/fail basis. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1124 with a grade of S or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Health Sciences 1124 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1126
    Basic Non-Invasive Electrocardiography

    2 credit hours

    An overview of the basic non-invasive 12 lead electrocardiographic (EKG) procedure. Exploration of anatomy, physiology, and electrical activity of the heart included. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 or concurrent enrollment in Health Sciences 1110 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1127
    EKG Clinical

    1 credit hours

    Integrated clinical practice in the area of electrocardiography. Students obtain patient Electrocardiograms (EKG), Holtor monitor, and the Treadmill Stress Test (TMST) via non-invasive electrocardiographic procedures. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1126

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1128
    Adv Non-Invasive Electrocardiograpy

    3 credit hours

    Advanced electrocardiography (EKG) includes electrophysiology of the heart and identification of waveforms. Cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac disease states and cardiac medications included. Non-invasive cardiography testing to include Holter monitor and Treadmill Stress Testing (TMST). Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1126 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1129
    Non-Invasive Ekg Clinical

    1 credit hours

    Integrated clinical practice in the area of electrocardiography to include electrocardiograms (EKG), Holtor monitor testing, the Treadmill Stress Test (TMST), and telemetry via non-invasive electrocardiographic procedures. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required.

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1145
    Health Care Collaboration

    3 credit hours

    Examines changes in health care due to an aging population, availability of resources, and related factors. Explores the impact of national initiatives and regulating bodies on standards of practice. Determines the role of the interdisciplinary health care team as it impacts patient outcomes. Prepares students to collaborate within a multidisciplinary team. (3 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1150
    CPR-Basic Life Support-Healthcare Prvdr

    1 credit hours

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of all ages intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. (2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1160
    CPR-Basic Life Support Instructor

    1 credit hours

    Prepares American Heart Association (AHA)instructors to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) programs to participants enrolled in AHA courses. Purpose of the course is to provide instructor candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to reach and teach potential Basic Life Support providers (BLS). Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1150 or equivalent (may be an M.D., R.N., paramedic, EMT-B, respiratory therapist or other as described by AHA-CPR recognition) (2 lab hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1820
    Selected Topics

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1821
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

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

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   1840
    Independent

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   2235
    Pharmacology for Med Assisting

    3 credit hours

    Study of prescribed drugs as they relate to medical assisting. Emphasis on legislation, common medications prescribed, dosage calculation, preparation, administration and adverse reactions. Prerequisite: Admission to program and Health Sciences 2233 with a grade of C or better, or concurrent enrollment in Health Sciences 2233 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Health Sciences (HLTHS)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1100
    Refrigeration Principles

    3 credit hours

    Basic laws of matter, fluids, gases, compression systems, refrigeration controls, refrigerants and components. Included are Pressure Enthalpy (PH) charts, evaporators, condensers, metering devices, compressors and an introduction to service refrigeration systems. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1105
    Intro to Safety, Materials & Equipment

    3 credit hours

    The use and care of hand tools, special tools used in air conditioning, pipe fitting, copper tubing, brass fitting, flaring, soldering and safety. Orientation to job entry specification and occupational opportunities. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1108
    Refrigerant Certification

    1 credit hours

    Environmental handling, refrigerant equipment and certification types are covered. Federal Government requires all individuals who open a system or container holding refrigerant to be certified. EPA refrigerant certification test given. (1 lecture hour)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1110
    Introduction to Controls

    3 credit hours

    Practical study of electricity, electrical hardware, and electrical test instruments that are used in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Basic electricity, circuits, schematics, power distribution, electrical components and motors. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1112
    Residential Refrigeration

    3 credit hours

    Analysis of the operation of refrigeration systems, leak detection, leak repair, charging, component, replacements, schematic reading and troubleshooting domestic refrigerator and window air conditioning units. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105, and 1110 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1161
    Introduction to Sheet Metal

    2 credit hours

    Basic fitting layouts. Various types of seams, elbows and triangulation used in constructing various square and round fittings. Drawing and fabrication of the fittings are required. (4 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1180
    Introduction to Heating

    5 credit hours

    Gas combustion, venting, operation of a heating unit, electrical circuitry, zoning and accessories. Servicing, troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electrical components, and proper installation of heating units. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1110 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1186
    Introduction to Hydronics

    2 credit hours

    Principles of steam, water, piping and their components are covered with respect to boilers, water treatment and electrical circuitry. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1180 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1187
    Central Heating Plants

    3 credit hours

    Theory of large boiler systems operation. Low and high pressure boilers, air handling equipment, heat exchangers, pumps, controls, water treatment, accessories, service and preventive maintenance are covered. Field trips to central heating plants are included. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1180 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1827
    Selected Topics

    1 credit hours

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

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (2 to 8 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2201
    Residential Air Conditioning

    3 credit hours

    Split and package air-conditioning systems, proper installation, operation, servicing, repair of mechanical and electrical components, and air treatment. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105 and 1110 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2202
    Commercial Air Conditioning

    3 credit hours

    Commercial air-conditioning equipment, mechanical and electrical components, service repair, operation, capacity control, proper installation, zone control, and psychometrics. Includes mechanical components of rooftop heating systems and start-up procedures. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1180 and 2201 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2205
    Heat Pumps

    2 credit hours

    Theory of the refrigeration cycle with respect to heat pumps and electrical heat. Includes mechanical and electrical operation, service, repair and proper installation. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105 and 1110 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2210
    Commercial Refrigeration

    5 credit hours

    High, medium, and low temperature refrigeration application, operation of mechanical and electrical components, service and repair of electrical circuitry, and mechanical components, capacity controls, walk-ins, reach-ins, ice machines, supermarket refrigeration equipment, refrigeration piping, heat reclaim, and start-up procedures. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105 and 1110 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2220
    Installation

    3 credit hours

    Proper installation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, piping, duct installation, electrical circuitry, and accessories. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100 and 1105 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2225
    Troubleshooting Systems

    3 credit hours

    Systematic evaluation of system pressure, temperature, compressor efficiency, mechanical, and electrical components. Study of system performance on live equipment. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 2202 and 2210 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2230
    Advanced Controls

    3 credit hours

    Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) control systems in commercial buildings, including electric, pneumatic, electronic and Direct Digital Control (DDC) controls. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105 and 1110 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2231
    Direct Digital Control of HVAC Systems

    3 credit hours

    Examines state-of-the-art heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems. Emphasis is on system configurations, applications, installation, and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 2230 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2232
    Energy Audits/Economics

    2 credit hours

    Purpose, objectives and mechanics of the energy audit and economic processes include the audit procedures, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, lighting, auxiliary equipment, energy conserving, cost-saving measures and analysis techniques that are necessary for evaluation of energy projects. After successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Certification Test. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2236
    Central Cooling Plants

    3 credit hours

    Theory of centrifugal, absorption and screw systems, minor repairs, service, preventive maintenance of pumps, air-handling equipment and controls are covered. Field trips to central cooling plants are included. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105 and 1110 or equivalent. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2240
    Load Calculations and Duct Design

    5 credit hours

    Techniques and procedures necessary to evaluate residential and commercial heat loss, heat gain and duct layout design. Heat transmission, infiltration, R-value, U-valve, duct analysis, duct sizing, duct and register location and selection, and equipment sizing and selection. (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2241
    Industrial Air Conditioning Design

    3 credit hours

    Design and application of industrial air conditioning, psychrometrics, load calculation, equipment selection, ventilation, duct design, pipe design, and automatic controls: Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1105, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 2240 and Mathematics 1100 or Mathematics 1115 (or college equivalent) or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2250
    System Balancing

    2 credit hours

    Covers air-delivery equipment, duct distribution, duct pressure, cubic feet per minute, fluid flow, pumps, piping, refrigeration systems, testing instruments, and fine tuning of systems. Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105 and 1110, all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2260
    Heating and Air Conditioning Contracting

    3 credit hours

    Principles of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) contracting. Includes estimating, vendor selection, and sales development in the context of starting and growing an HVACR business. (3 lecture hours)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2860
    Internship (Career &Technical Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2862
    Internship (career & Technical Ed)

    2 credit hours

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

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HVACR)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   1110 (IAI H2 901)
    Western Civilization Until 1600

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the development of Western Civilization until 1600. Themes such as the development of governments, religions, philosophy, the arts, and social and economic relationships will be analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1120 (IAI H2 902)
    Western Civilization Since 1600

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the development of intellectual, social, economic, and political characteristics of modern Western Civilization. Themes such as the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, political revolutions, the rise of industry, the world wars, and the Cold War will be analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1130 (IAI S2 900)
    History of the United States to 1865

    3 credit hours

    Survey of American history from the Pre-Columbian era through the U.S. Civil War: peoples and origins, colonial development, revolution, establishment of the U.S. Constitution, Early Republic, Age of Reform and Civil War. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1140 (IAI S2 901)
    History of the United States Since 1865

    3 credit hours

    Survey of U.S. history from Reconstruction to the present: Reconstruction, Industrial Revolution, Progressive Era Politics, problems of 20th century include economic, political, cultural, international and social changes in the modern United States including 20th century major wars, Depression era, and the Cold War era. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1160 (IAI H2 907)
    World Civilization Since 1300

    3 credit hours

    The history of the intellectual, political, social, economic and cultural development of world societies from the fourteenth century to the present. Examines landmark documents and artifacts that reflect world cultures. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   1820
    Selected Topics

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1824
    Selected Topics in History

    2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   2200
    Middle East History From 1500

    3 credit hours

    Course examines the history, culture, and identity of the people of the Middle East from 1500 to the present day. Topics include Middle Eastern cultural roots; the formation of distinctive identity; social, economic, cultural and political contributions; the unique issues and challenges of Middle Eastern people, and the role and legacy of their involvement in the history of the world. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2205 (IAI H2 903N)
    East Asian Civilization

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the political, social, economic and cultural changes in East Asia over the past 2,000 years, with a focus on the last 400 years. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2210 (IAI S2 907N)
    History and Culture of Africa

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the history and cultures of Africa. Themes such as the influence of geography, ethnic and cultural diversity, European domination, independence movements, and contemporary economic and political issued is analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2215 (IAI S2 916N)
    History and Culture of India

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the history and culture of India from the Indus Valley civilization to the present. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2220 (IAI H2 903N)
    History and Culture of China

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the history of China from the Hsia dynasty to the present, with emphasis on the cultural, political, social and religious aspects of Chinese society. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2225 (IAI H2 908)
    History and Culture of Russia

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the history and culture of Russia from earliest times to the present, including the adoption of Orthodoxy, the Mongol invasions, the development of a strong monarchy, Westernization, the Revolutions, and the Soviet State and its collapse. The course includes the development of Russian cultural, political and social institutions, as well as a discussion of the formation of its multi-ethnic and multi-cultural empire. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2230 (IAI H2 908)
    History and Culture of Japan

    3 credit hours

    A survey of the history and culture of Japan from the Neolithic Era to the present. Emphasis is placed on the political, social, economic, intellectual, religious and artistic aspects of Japanese culture. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2235 (IAI H2 903N)
    20th Century World History

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the world in the 20th century. Themes such as imperialism, colonialism, war, revolution, totalitarianism and globalization are analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2237
    History of Terrorism

    3 credit hours

    Examines the history of terrorism in world history. Analyzes historical episodes of terrorism throughout the world in order to provide a greater understanding of the phenomenon. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2240
    History and Culture of Latin America

    3 credit hours

    Description and analysis of factors shaping the development of Latin American civilization including pre-Columbian and European roots, colonial structure, independence movements, creation of modern states, and relations with the United States. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2242
    African-American History

    3 credit hours

    Examines the history, culture, and identity of African-Americans in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Explores the unique challenges faced by African-Americans, as well as their contributions to the history of the United States. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2245
    History and Culture of England

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the major political, social, economic, intellectual and cultural developments in the history of England from the Neolithic Age to the present. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2250
    World War II and the Holocaust

    3 credit hours

    Examines the causes and course of World War II and the Holocaust, including the rise of fascism; European, Japanese, and U.S. imperialism in Asia; the course of the war in Europe and Asia; the home fronts of the belligerent countries; and the march toward the final solution. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2260 (IAI S2 901)
    United States Since 1945

    3 credit hours

    An in-depth examination of the United States since 1945. Themes such as the growth of the presidency, economic and social developments, and the United States in the world arena are analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2265
    History of Illinois

    3 credit hours

    This course surveys Illinois history from the arrival of the first humans during the Paleolithic Era to the present. It also examines the interaction of ecological, social, cultural, economic, and political factors in their impact on Illinois' historical evolution. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2267
    Native American History

    3 credit hours

    Examines the history, culture, and identity of Native Americans in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Explores the unique challenges faced by Native Americans, as well as their contributions to the history of the United States. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2270
    History of Chicago

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the development of the urban, political, cultural, social and economic history of Chicago. Themes such as industrialization, immigration, the rise of labor, and the impact of national politics are analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • History (HISTO)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • History (HISTO)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1100 (IAI AG 905)
    Introduction to Horticulture

    3 credit hours

    Principles and practices in the development, production and use of horticultural crops. Includes classification, structure, growth and development, environmental influences on horticultural plants, and vocational opportunities in the horticultural industries. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1101 (IAI AG 904)
    Soils and Fertilizers

    3 credit hours

    Nature and characteristics of soils including physical, chemical and biological properties, soil origins, classification, soilless media and proper soil management. Examines the interrelationship between soils and fertilizers and the selection and use of fertilizers to meet plant nutritional needs. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1105
    Floral Design I

    3 credit hours

    Principles and elements of floral design, with practice in creating basic floral designs and using proper techniques. Includes identification, care and handling of flowers. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1110
    Applied Plant Taxonomy

    3 credit hours

    Classification of plant families with an emphasis on plant material used in the horticulture industry. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1100 or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1111
    Landscape Design I

    3 credit hours

    The process of residential landscape design, site analysis and practical solutions of typical landscape problems. Includes plant selection, graphic presentation and correct placement of materials in the residential landscape. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1112
    Landscape Maintenance and Construction

    3 credit hours

    Landscape installation, maintenance and construction for residential, recreational and public grounds. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1115
    Floral Design II

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of the principles covered in Floral Design I. Introduces new styles and techniques and includes flower shop management. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1105 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1125
    Water Conversation in the Landscape

    1 credit hours

    Residential water management issues and best practices needed for the retention and infiltration of water on a landscape site. Includes discussion of rain gardens, bio-swales and native plantings to conserve water. (1 lecture hour)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1130
    Horticulture Business

    3 credit hours

    Principles and practices of operating a horticultural business and operational procedures for dealing with the perishable and seasonal nature of horticulture. Includes trends, skills and career opportunities in the various disciplines within horticulture. (3 lecture hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1131
    Landscaping for Wildlife

    1 credit hours

    A study of landscape environments that offer food, water, and shelter/nesting cover to local wildlife to help species compete in our changing environment. The role of native plants in sustaining wildlife will be emphasized. (1 lecture hour)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1135
    Introduction to Green Roofs

    1 credit hours

    The basics of green roof design, construction, and maintenance. Includes benefits of green roofs and a review of the products, plants, and growing media used in green roof applications. (1 lecture hour)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1140
    Landscape Graphics

    2 credit hours

    Drawing plans, section-elevations and perspectives for landscape design. Includes the use of pencils and markers for lettering, drafting and color renderings (2 lecture hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1141
    Sustainable Landscape Design

    1 credit hours

    Sustainable landscape design and construction practices that minimize loss of natural resources. The economic benefits of sustainable practices will also be discussed. (1 lecture hour)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1145
    Perennial Plant Communities I

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to selecting perennial plants that grow well together and have similar maintenance requirements to create diverse, compatible, functional and beautiful gardens. Perennial plants are combined based on cost, maintenance and aesthetic appeal. (2 lecture hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1185
    Arboriculture

    3 credit hours

    Care and maintenance of trees and shrubs in the urban landscape. Includes Plant Health Care (PHC), environmental factors affecting plants, and proper and safe use of tools. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1820
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1821
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1824
    Selected Topics

    2 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1826
    Selected Topics

    1 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1827
    Selected Topics

    1 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2211
    Computer-Aided Drafting for Landscape

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to computer-aided design and drafting utilizing landscape-specific DynaSCAPE software. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1111 or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2212
    Adv. Computer-Aided Draft for Landscape

    3 credit hours

    Advanced Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and drafting utilizing landscape-specific DynaSCAPE software. Includes producing quotes from CAD designs and producing designs in color. Prerequisite: Horticulture 2111 or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2221
    Plant Propagation

    3 credit hours

    Principles and practices of sexual and asexual propagation of plants used in the horticulture industry. Includes work with seeds, cuttings, grafting, micropropagation, special structures and layering. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2225
    Specialty Floral Design

    3 credit hours

    Advanced floral design skills using principles, elements and techniques to create party, wedding and sympathy presentations. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1115 or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2231
    Turf Science and Management

    3 credit hours

    Principles and methods of selecting, establishing and maintaining turf for residential lawns, parks, sports fields and golf courses. Includes cultural practices such as fertilization, irrigation and cultivation, as construction and renovation techniques. Also covers weed, insect and disease identification and control. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2241
    Landscape Plants I

    3 credit hours

    Identification of woody ornamental trees, shrubs, vines and groundcovers common to northern Illinois with an emphasis on deciduous plants. Includes adaptability, cultural requirements and placement in the landscape. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1100 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2242
    Landscape Plants II

    3 credit hours

    Identification of woody ornamental trees, shrubs, vines and groundcovers common to northern Illinois with an emphasis on narrow and broad-leaved evergreens. Includes adaptability, cultural requirements and placement in the landscape. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1100 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2243
    Ornamental Grasses

    2 credit hours

    Identification and use of ornamental grasses in the landscape. Includes propagation, production and designing with native and non-native grasses. (2 lecture hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2244
    Herbaceous Perennials

    3 credit hours

    Identification, selection, design and maintenance of herbaceous perennials in the landscape. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1100 or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2245
    Perennial Plant Communities II

    1 credit hours

    Design, installation and evaluation of perennial plant community gardens. Plant selections are based on time, cost and sustainability. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1145 or equivalent (1 lecture hour)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2251
    Diseases of Ornamental Plants

    3 credit hours

    Detection, identification and treatment of common plant diseases. Includes analysis of symptoms, selection of chemicals, preventive measures and selection of disease resistant ornamental plants. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2253
    Greenhouse Operations and Procedures

    3 credit hours

    Principles and practices of operating a commercial greenhouse. Includes types of greenhouse structures, greenhouse components, plant nutrition, greenhouse pests, crop scheduling, and business management principles for the greenhouse industry. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0460 (or college equivalent) or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2255
    Greenhouse Crop Production

    3 credit hours

    Principles and practices utilized in growing and maintaining greenhouse crops such as bench and pot mums, poinsettias, lilies, bulbs, azaleas, hydrangeas, foliage and miscellaneous pot crops. Includes hands-on experience with these crops. (2 lecture hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2257
    Bedding Plant Production

    3 credit hours

    Principles and practices of bedding plant and plug production. Includes culture and identification of annual plant material such as petunias, marigolds, impatiens, begonias, geraniums and miscellaneous bedding plant varieties. Hands-on experience with these crops is provided. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2261
    Insects of Ornamental Plants

    3 credit hours

    Detection, identification and eradication of local species of insects that damage ornamental plants. Includes selection and use of pesticides for insect control. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2271
    Landscape Design II

    3 credit hours

    The design process with emphasis on problem solving and hardscape materials. Includes graphics, estimating, sales, and construction processes as they relate to design, installation and costs. Prerequisite: Horticulture 1111 and Horticulture 2241 (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2863
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    3 credit hours

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

  • Horticulture (HORT)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1100
    Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

    3 credit hours

    Orientation to the hospitality industry, its history and magnitude, organization, challenges, and opportunities. Highlights interdependent nature of the public hospitality industry.(3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1101
    Introduction to Travel & Tourism

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the career opportunities within the travel and tourism industries. Includes airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, wholesalers, charter operations, hotel representatives, car rental agencies, tourist offices, meeting and convention planning companies, incentive travel, consolidators, travel agencies, and home-based agents. Specific job titles and necessary skills will be examined. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1102
    Introduction to World Destinations

    3 credit hours

    Covers the seven continents of the world in general terms. Discusses basic geography terminology including map reading, time zones, and the location of major airports and cities. Examines companies serving these areas for tourism purposes. Analyzes cultural differences, weather and climate conditions from a traveler's perspective. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1103
    Principles of the Travel Industry

    3 credit hours

    An overview of responsibilities within the travel industry. Students will review the management functions including: analyzing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising tasks of managing a travel related business. Protocol, etiquette, and different types of travel professionals will be discussed, including the changing role of the travel agent. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1104
    Principles of the Tourism Industry

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the characteristics of tourism concepts and systems. Tourism past and present is discussed building around why people want to be tourists. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1105
    Introduction to Resort Management

    3 credit hours

    Overview of resort management and operations. Review the history and the growth of resorts in the United States, expansion of resorts worldwide, and their operations and characteristics. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1111
    Front Office Operations

    3 credit hours

    Supervisory management roles in the front office of a hotel or resort. Includes desk operations, reservations, sales, information management and uniformed services. Use of simulations, computers, role playing and hotel job shadowing. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1112
    Hospitality Facilities Management

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the environments and functions in the housekeeping, maintenance, and engineering departments of today's hospitality environment. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1121
    Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

    3 credit hours

    Principles of effective human relations required by hospitality industry supervisory personnel. Practical skills for effective supervision including decision making, leadership roles, motivating personnel, recruiting and training employees, conflict resolution, delegation and effective communications. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1122
    Food & Beverage for the Meeting Planner

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to the food and beverage industry for the meeting/event professional. Emphasis will be placed on menu planning, service styles, nutrition, and special dietary restrictions. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1131
    State and National Parks

    3 credit hours

    In-depth study of State and National Parks in the United States. Covers the most popular National Parks as important tourist attractions. Itinerary planning is included. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1140
    Quality Mgmt of Service in Hospitality

    3 credit hours

    Applies the services concept to a total management improvement system in the hospitality industry. Analysis includes ethics, practices, and case studies of leading hotel companies. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1151
    Restaurant Service and Sales

    2 credit hours

    Principles and techniques necessary in a dining room to perform proper food and beverage service, reflecting the variety of operations in the restaurant industry including responsible service of alcohol. Laboratory activities will provide students an opportunity to develop skills in proper cash handling, training with a point of sale system, and service styles to include: Russian, American, tapas and banquet service. The student will also learn principles of dining room management, and will receive BASSET certification upon completion of the class. (additional fee required) (4 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1161
    Travel Geography & Culture-The Americas

    3 credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving North, Central, and South American destinations. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas. Includes the impact of cutural differences, protocols, and acceptable standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1162
    Travel Geography/Culture - Europe/Africa

    3 credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving European and African destinations. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas. Also includes the cultural differences, protocols, and accepted standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1163
    Travel Geography & Culture-Asia/Pacific

    3 credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving these areas. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas.Includes the impacts of cultural differences, protocols, and accepted standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1201
    Introduction to Wine

    2 credit hours

    An introductory course designed for the wine enthusiast. Examines wine history, basic wine terminology, fermentation, and an appreciation for all types of wine. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1202
    Old World Wine Traditions

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the old world wine-producing regions: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Hungry, and Austria. Students will sample tastings, understand viticulture influences and practice technique that impact aroma, flavor, body and style of wine. Students will also learn the seven noble grapes. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. Hospitality & Tourism 1201 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Hospitality & Tourism 1201 (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1203
    New World Wine Advancements

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the new world wine producing regions: California, Oregon, Washington, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, and Chile through tastings, viticulture influences, and techniques that impact aroma, flavor, body and style of wine. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. Hospitality & Tourism 1201 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Hospitality & Tourism 1201 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1204
    Wine and Food Pairing

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to wine and food pairings through tastings, viticulture influences, and preparation techniques that impact aroma, flavor, body, and style of wine. Students will taste various foods that showcase the best possible expression of food and wine. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older. Hospitality & Tourism 1201 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1820
    Selected Topics

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1821
    Selected Topics II

    1 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. (1 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1822
    Selected Topics III

    2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1823
    Selected Topics IV

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2105
    Spa & Recreational Management

    3 credit hours

    Orientation to spa and recreational management within a resort. Highlights the role of wellness, relaxation, and entertainment to the guest experience. Emphasis is also placed on business relationship between spa and hotel property. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2130
    Hospitality Industry Accounting

    3 credit hours

    Application of basic accounting principles to hospitality industry establishments. Systems of daily reporting and the preparation of periodic accounting statements will be covered. Recommended courses: Accounting 1110 or Accounting 1140. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2131
    Contracts & Risk Mgmt for the Planner

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to basic meeting and event contract law. Meeting and event planner contract terminology and risk associated with signing a contract. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2203
    Professional Catering & Banquet Managemt

    3 credit hours

    Planning, production, and execution of catered events and banquets. Topics covered include needs assessment, client relationships, operations, food production, technology, primary and auxiliary services, and post event activities. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2204
    Wines of the World

    2 credit hours

    Survey of the world's leading wines classified by type and suitability for particular use. Methods and techniques employed in purchasing, storing, and merchandising of wine will be discussed. Restaurant service staff's role in customer satisfaction is emphasized. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. (1 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2210
    Global Distribution Systems

    3 credit hours

    Fundamental computer entries to complete an airline reservation within a computer system. Includes the major airline Global Distribution Systems (GDS), their operation, and value to travel agents, outside sales agents, home-based agents, and independent contractors. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2229
    Revenue, Fares, & E-Ticketing for Travel

    3 credit hours

    Air travel basic terminology and documentation procedures including fares, tariffs, reservations, e-ticketing, airline computer Global Distribution Systems (GDS), and Internet capabilities. Examine the interrelationships of accomodations, car rentals, ground handlers, rail travel, air travel, and tours. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2230
    Law for the Hospitality Industry

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to the legal principles that affect the hospitality industry. Special emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of a manager in a hospitality enterprise. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2231
    Airline Operations & Security Procedures

    3 credit hours

    Operations and security procedures for domestic and international airlines. Topics include airport policies for passengers and baggage handling, procedures for transporting live animals, denied boarding compensation and other procedures. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2236
    Cruise Industry Sales

    3 credit hours

    Study of the Cruise Line Industry with analysis of contemporary cruising, marketing strategies, and documentation. Includes evaluation of types of ships, styles, sizes, itinerary selection, and destinations. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) cruise lines will be evaluated. Credit towards CLIA certification available. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2240
    Tour Escorting, Planning and Operations

    3 credit hours

    Wholesale and group tour operations, including the initiation and development of tours and vacation packages, generating group business via travel agency sales, marketing travel products to the retail industry, and reviewing documentation preparation. Basic theories and strategies related to tour escorting are covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2245
    Tour Escorting

    3 credit hours

    Wholesale and group tour operations with hands-on experience. Students will prepare a comprehensive plan and implement an actual tour package to a vacation destination. Course culminates with student planned tour. Prerequisite: Hospitality & Tourism 2240 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2250
    Sustainable Tourism

    3 credit hours

    Essential principles and concepts of sustainable tourism. Includes practical applications of the economic, environmental, and sociocultural context of sustainability. Integrates challenges and opportunities with sustainable tourism principles. Covers conventional mass and alternative tourism. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2253
    Meeting and Event Management I

    3 credit hours

    Meeting and special event planning including exhibits, trade shows, and conventions. Emphasis is on techniques of conference service, related food and beverage services, and sales management. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2254
    Meeting & Event Management II

    3 credit hours

    Intermediate principles in meeting and event planning including registration and housing, technology, greening, and international planning. Prerequisite: Hospitality & Tourism 2253 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2255
    Special Event Management

    3 credit hours

    The development of a special event from the conceptual design through completion. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2261
    Beverage Management Operation

    2 credit hours

    Overview of beverage operations management in the hospitality industry. Covers equipment, staffing, managing, marketing, purchasing and mixology. Hospitality industry regulations relevant to beverage operations will be discussed. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2262
    Restaurant Beverage Service: Mixology

    2 credit hours

    Essential skills of beverage service with emphasis placed upon the need for responsible beverage service. Includes the proper use of equipment and techniques used in beverage preparation. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2275
    Hospitality Concept Design

    2 credit hours

    Exploration of culinary and hospitality based businesses. Vision, product development, marketing, management and operations are all emphasized. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2280
    Hospitality Marketing Management

    3 credit hours

    Successful marketing principles employed in the hospitality industry. Demand variables, distribution channels, communications, promotions, research, packaging, collateral materials, pricing strategies, the marketing plan, and enhancing internal sales may be covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2285
    Advanced Hospitality Operations

    3 credit hours

    Study of the integration of hotel industry departments such as hotel operations, marketing, technology, human resource management, accounting, and purchasing. Special emphasis is placed on decision-making and problem solving models used in the hospitality industry. Current issues in the hospitality industry will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Hospitality & Tourism 1111 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2290
    Adv Meeting & Event Management- Capstone

    3 credit hours

    The capstone course for meeting and event planning. This course will allow students implement the concepts learned from previous classes and plan an actual meeting. Prerequisite: Hospitality & Tourism 2253 and 2254 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2821
    Advanced Selected Topics II

    1 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. (1 lecture hour)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2822
    Advanced Selected Topics III

    2 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. (2 lecture hours)

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2862
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    2 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 150 clock hours for two semester credit hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2863
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    3 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 320 clock hours for three semester credit hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2864
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    4 credit hours

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

  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOSP)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1100
    Introduction to Human Services

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to Human Services systems through tours of facilities, discussions with professionals in the field, and examination of related films, articles and books pertinent to the field of Human Services. Students are familiarized with the roles and functions of Human Services workers through examination of the skills, knowledge, traits and attitudes necessary to enter the Human Services field. The ethical principles that guide the Human Services professional are explored in depth. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1105
    Esteem Building

    2 credit hours

    An overview of cognitive behavioral interventions that increase self esteem. The construct of self esteem are explored through research and assessment tests. Specific interventions and appropriate utilization of these interventions for various age groups are discussed. (2 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1113
    Interpersonal Dynamics

    4 credit hours

    Overview of interpersonal skills that enhance therapeutic communication. Skills of empathy, respect, concreteness, genuineness, appropriate self-disclosure and confrontation are addressed. Assessment, interviewing and de-escalation techniques are introduced. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1114
    Contemporary Practice Models

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to current treatment approaches. Each approach is viewed in its historical, cultural and philosophical perspectives. Students demonstrate each theoretical model and assess its potential for incorporation into their developing counseling style. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1115
    Behavior Modification

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the practical applications of behavior modification to childrearing, education, maladaptive behavior, interpersonal relationship, and self-control. Class discussions, skills practice, and a behavior change project emphasizing the relationship of material learned to the real-life situations of students are included. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1121
    Cross-Cultural Communications

    4 credit hours

    Introductory course exploring a variety of issues related to cultural competency in Human Services practice. The concepts of race, ethnicity, culture, class, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnocentrism, oppression, and power will be explored. Practical application of acquired awareness, knowledge, and skills will be stressed. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1125
    Introduction to Addictions

    4 credit hours

    An overview of historical, cultural and current attitudes toward alcohol use; the model of alcoholism and other addictions; systems applications of the addictions model; the interaction of physical, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction; the clinical manifestations, methods and models of treatment; and various concepts of early intervention and prevention. (4 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1126
    Psychopharmacology for Addictions Counse

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to the pharmacology, physiology, and biochemical principles necessary to understand the effects of the nature, action, and use of psychoactive drugs. Utilization of psychoactive drugs in psychiatry as it applies to dual diagnosis substance abuse counseling is explored. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1130
    Psychedelic Mindview

    2 credit hours

    An exploration of the role of psychedelic substances throughout history. Includes use by indigenous cultures, religious groups, and in psychotherapy. Current research on the use of psychedelics in substance abuse treatment and as a therapeutic adjunct. (2 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1140
    Mental Health First Aid

    1 credit hours

    Students will be introduced to basic concepts and strategies for assisting people experiencing a mental health crisis. (1 lecture hour)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1141
    Psychiatric Rehabilitation

    4 credit hours

    Rehabilitative approach to treating individuals with severe mental illness. Emphasis is placed on collaborating treatment methods with the clients. Students are introduced to the mental health team, understanding legal and ethical issues surrounding treatment, psychiatric symptoms, and disability. Psychiatric rehabilitation is introduced through vocational skills training, interview techniques and assessment methods. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1142
    Psychiatric Rehabilitation Skills

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate training. Course focuses on interviewing and listening skills, skills training, preventing and managing behaviors, assessment skills, treatment planning and crises intervention. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1143
    Health Skills Psychiatric Rehabilitation

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate training program. Course examines three dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional and environmental. Psychoeducational training sessions are introduced, as well as medication management skill training. Prerequisite: Human Services 1141 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1144
    Vocational and Community Living Skills

    4 credit hours

    Examines fundamentals of vocational rehabilitation. Job coaching, job analysis, medication management, negotiation skills and networking skills are practiced. Policy standards, both state and federal, are discussed and integrated into coursework. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1160
    Residential Child Care

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to residential child care. Provides an overview of the settings and skills needed to assist children with emotional problems. Students will be introduced to the models of care utilized in outpatient and inpatient settings. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1165
    Dynamics of Child Abuse

    3 credit hours

    An in-depth look at child neglect, and child sexual, physical and emotional abuse. Students investigate treatment issues surrounding each area. Victim and perpetrator treatment issues, prevention of abuse, and the long-term impact on the individual are discussed. Clinical issues that arise in children, adolescents and adults as a result of child abuse are covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1170
    Role of Advocacy in Human Services

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to advocacy skills in relation to counseling in Human Services. An overview of political and public advocacy issues are discussed. Essential skills and knowledge of legal processes for effective solutions are introduced. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1175
    Crisis Intervention

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to clinical interventions utilized in crisis intervention. This course covers crises throughout the life cycle and situations such as medical and psychological traumas, post traumatic stress disorder and professional burnout. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1180
    Domestic/Family Violence

    4 credit hours

    This course provides a comprehensive exploration of domestic/family violence. The history, nature, extent, causes and consequences of family/domestic violence are examined. Skill building in direct service is stressed. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State of Illinois 40-hour training certificate in domestic violence training. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1190
    Introduction-Developmental Disabilities

    5 credit hours

    Introduction to developmental disabilities. Course covers treatment history and present methods. Behavioral management programs, record maintenance, and facility and/or home maintenance techniques are explored. Students are introduced to working with an interdisciplinary team to provide care to a varied population. (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2200
    Human Services Corrections Counseling

    4 credit hours

    Provides a human services perspective on working with clients in the criminal justice system. Students will explore the legal issues pertinent to offenders. The functions of rehabilitation settings and clinical interventions provided in these settings are examined. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2212
    Group Dynamics

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to leadership functions that affect collective behavior. Exploration of the dynamics of change as it applies to group functions. Analysis of group stages and differing theoretical models to conduct the group process are addressed. Ethical guidelines that govern the establishment and maintenance of groups are explored. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2213
    Grief Counseling

    3 credit hours

    An overview of grief counseling, including history and research, normal and abnormal grief responses, and physiological and psychological implications of grief. Lab emphasizes acquiring skills in assisting others to successfully resolve grief issues. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2214
    Older Adult Care Management

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to the basic components of older adult care management. Content covers the physical, emotional, social, psychological and cognitive aspects of aging. Course covers practical applications of interviewing and counseling families, managing client behavior, and assessing individual needs for appropriate treatment. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2223
    Generalist Practice I

    2 credit hours

    An applied skills approach to interviewing skills, psychological assessment techniques, and individual and group counseling skills. Development of treatment plans, discharge planning, and documentation skills are addressed. Ethical guidelines governing practice will be reinforced throughout each skill practiced. Students will be prepared for the fieldwork experience. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2225
    Addictions Counseling I

    4 credit hours

    Focuses on the methods and skills utilized in treating the chemically dependent individual and his/her family. Skill development is accomplished through role play, video review, or audio tape review. Skills development in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, relapse prevention, American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria, levels of care, motivational interviewing, legal and ethical issues, and documentation. Prerequisite: Human Services 1113 with a grade of C or better, Human Services 1125 with a grade of C or better, and Human Services 1126 with a grade of C or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2226
    Addictions Counseling II

    3 credit hours

    Expands on issues related to addiction. Topics include advanced issues in psychopharmacology, addictions and sexuality, interventions, treatment applications consistent with the needs of special population, employee assistance programs, motivational skills in the treatment of change, counselor self-care, advanced group skills, and effective didactic presentations to client populations. Prerequisite: Human Services 1113, Human Services 1125, Human Services 1126 and Human Services 2225 or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2240
    Family Education and Treatment Models

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the effects of family interaction on individual growth and change. The impact of crises such as divorce, addictions, death, troubled children, and/or aging parents on the family system is explored. Diverse family systems are also introduced. Clinical approaches as well as preventive interventions with families are explained. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2245
    Introduction to Eating Disorders

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the historical, cultural, biological, social and psychological factors related to eating disorders. This course addresses assessment and methods of treatment, including individual treatment, group treatment, family treatment, and self-help groups. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2251
    Fieldwork I

    4 credit hours

    Practicum experience in the field of Human Services. Students from all certificate/degree options in Human Services are required to fulfill 300 clinical hours in the field. One hour of class lecture time per week is required with this course. Supervision of skill development and an introduction to the network of community services is introduced. Prerequisite: Human Services core coursework for degree or certificate option of choice and consent of instructor is required.

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2252
    Fieldwork II

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of HUMAN-2251. This course provides an additional 300 hours of clinical internship along with weekly one-hour clinical supervision classroom consultation time. Students are provided with advanced training to improve their skills. Prerequisite: Human Services 2251 and consent of instructor is required

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2274
    Legal Issues in Counseling

    1 credit hours

    Overview of basic legal concepts as they relate to counseling. Course presents relevant case law and provides a framework for clinical practice. (1 lecture hour)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2279
    Ethics in Counseling

    2 credit hours

    Presents the codes of ethics from several Human Services disciplines. Utilizes a variety of realistic clinical situations to illustrate potential ethical dilemmas and the principles guiding the student's response. (2 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2280
    Addictions Counseling III

    3 credit hours

    Course explores the most current information in addictions treatment and prevention. In addition students are introduced to primary prevention strategies, the clinical needs of special populations, addictions treatment planning according to best practices guidelines, holistic approaches to addictions treatment, psycho-educational principles in treatment and prevention, effective clinical supervision, and administrative practices. This course is a hybrid class involving hours of work outside the classroom. Prerequisite: Human Services 2226 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2284
    CADC Exam Preparation

    1 credit hours

    A review of basic concepts and information presented in the Addictions Counselor Training Program that will guide the individual preparation for the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) certification exam. Test taking strategies will be reviewed. This course may be taken four times for credit. (1 lecture hour)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2285
    Divorce and Family Mediation

    4 credit hours

    Conflict resolution framework for use in divorce and family mediation. (4 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2286
    Assessment of Trauma for Veterans

    3 credit hours

    Overview of sources of stress and trauma in active military and veteran populations, and the impact such trauma has on level of functioning. Military experience involving the military family, military service, call-up and mobilization deployment to peacetime and combat assignments, combat duty, demobilization and reunion, experiencing injury and recovery, discharge from active military duty, reserve status, and life as a veteran will be examined. Paradigms for understanding trauma using both schema/belief and neurobiology lenses will be explored using case studies of peacetime and combat military experience and their legacy for the veteran. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2287
    Post Trauma Stress & Co-Morbid Disorders

    3 credit hours

    Assessment measures for military personnel, veterans, and their families. Topics include military culture, combat trauma, suicidal risk, blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2288
    Treatment for Veteran Population & Fam

    3 credit hours

    Best practices for the treatment of behavioral health-related problems which affect veteran populations and their families. Discussion and planning of viable strategies for ongoing support for continuing recovery and wellness will also be included. Students will have the opportunity to practice treatment approaches and discharge planning in simulated group and individual settings. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2289
    Counseling Focusing - Veteran Population

    3 credit hours

    Individual and group counseling techniques that promote recovery from acute stress reactions and related issues. Diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and acute stress disorder (ASD) will be explored. Students will learn to recognize and manage their personal response to dealing with veterans with trauma related disorders. (3 lecture hours)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2290
    Appropriate Referral-Veterans' Needs

    1 credit hours

    Assessment of the veteran population for services and/or benefits. Topics of discussion will include family adjustment problems, parenting issues, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other debilitating problems. Students will learn standardized assessment criteria and best practices used by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). (1 lecture hour)

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Human Services (HUMAN)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1101 (IAI F9 900)
    Introduction to Humanities: The Arts

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of creativity as expressed in music, literature and/or the visual and performing arts of the Western tradition. Emphasis is on students' consideration and development of their own personal aesthetic values within an historical framework. Attendance at cultural events and an individual project may be required. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1102 (IAI H9 900)
    Introduction to Humanities: Ideas and Va

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of the nature of mankind, primarily as reflected in the disciplines of philosophy, history, literature and religious studies. Particular attention is paid to individual and communal identities, to questions of values, and to the struggle for personal fulfillment. Emphasis on students' consideration and development of their own personal, moral and ethical values. Attendance at outside events may be required. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1103 (IAI H9 901)
    Introduction to World Mythology

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the significant myths, legends, and folktales of world cultures, with an emphasis upon the various ways in which they function in culture. Examines myth not only as a cultural artifact reflective of the values and ideals of a culture, but also as a source of universal themes and values in literature, drama, art, music, and film. Participation at outside activities may be required. (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1105 (IAI HF 904N)
    Non-Western Humanities

    3 credit hours

    Interdisciplinary survey of the significant intellectual and artistic achievements of several non-Western cultures, such as Asian, African, South American, Native American and Islamic. The course surveys selected works of literature, philosophy, visual art, music and other performing arts from each culture, as well as offers a comparative examination of their values, motifs and aesthetics with those of Western cultural expression. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1110 (IAI HF 906D)
    The Arts and Cultural Diversity

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of human relations and cultural diversity in the contemporary United States and their roots in African, Native American, Asian and Latin American civilizations. Creative artworks in the humanities, such as literature, film, art, music, photography, dance and drama, serve as catalysts to look in-depth at the topics of race, ethnicity, gender and other issues related to improving human relations. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1824
    Selected Topics in Humanities

    2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2019 (IAI HF 907D)
    Women in the Arts

    3 credit hours

    An interdisciplinary study of the contribution of women to the arts and humanities, exploring the role of gender in the creation of the arts. With analyses informed by contemporary feminist and gender theories, artworks from the visual and performing arts, music, and literature will be studied in their artistic, historical, and cultural contexts. Both Western and Non-Western modes of artistic expression may be examined. Attendance at outside events may be required. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2210
    Leadership Development

    3 credit hours

    Development of leadership ability through an investigation of leadership styles, group dynamics theory and experiential exercises. Students also develop a personal philosophy of leadership demonstrates an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership. The opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through classic case studies, the Great Books and other classical and contemporary literature, and film. There is a service-learning component to this course. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2820
    Select Topics II

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

  • Humanities (HUMNT)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

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

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