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  • Social Science (SOCIA)   1100
    Introduction to Social Science

    3 credit hours

    This is an interdisciplinary course combining the perspectives of two or more of the social and behavioral sciences (anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology) on the central issues in social science studies. This course explores the relationship between the social and behavioral sciences being studied. It reviews the application of the scientific method, compares theory and concepts, and reviews the different perspectives of the discipline being studied. This course is broad in nature and scope. It provides the basis for further study in the various social and behavioral sciences. (3 lecture hours)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   1110
    Introduction to Globalization

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the cultural, economic, political and social dimensions of globalization through major social-scientific theories. Addresses historical context in which globalization emerged, the rise of global institutions, the impact on labor and financial markets, the new social movements, the rise of global terrorism, and the aggravation of global poverty. The course also addresses alternative forms of social organizations and the question of development. (3 lecture hours)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Social science course integrates two or more disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Special project social science course covers topics not otherwise covered by general education and social behavioral sciences individual courses and other courses in the Catalog for the disciplines. 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 to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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. (3 lecture hours)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   1821
    Selected Topics II

    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)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   1822
    Selected Topics III

    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 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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 Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (6 lab hours)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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)

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Social science courses integrate two or more disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Advanced special project social science course covers topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and social behavioral sciences individual courses while building on academic knowledge and skills required in introductory-based courses. 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 physical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the social and behavioral sciences or consent of instructor

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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.

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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.

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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.

  • Social Science (SOCIA)   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.

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   1100 (IAI S7 900)
    Introduction to Sociology

    3 credit hours

    Students explore the concepts and theories necessary to systematic understanding of our social worlds. Topics may include considering sociology as science, the nature of large- and small-scale groups, social stratification, historical eras and social change, and race, ethnic and gender relations. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   1120 (IAI S7 904D)
    Sociology of Sex, Gender and Power

    3 credit hours

    Examines the difference between behavior based on biology and behavior based on what society says is appropriate in order to be masculine or feminine. Examines the question of what forces in society are most influential in determining the "place" of men and women with special emphasis on power. Examines how this influence works through the process of socialization and core social institutions, including marriage and family, education, religion, the economy and politics. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Social science courses integrate two or more disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Special project social science 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.)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

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

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   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 (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2200
    Introduction to Research Methods

    3 credit hours

    Examination of social science research methods from theoretical, applied and ethical points of view. Acquaints students with qualitative and quantitative techniques and procedures used to measure human behavior, gather and analyze data, and evaluate and report on the findings. Prerequisite: At least one course in the social and behavioral sciences. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2205 (IAI M1 902)
    Statistics for the Social and Behavioral

    3 credit hours

    A basic examination of the application of statistical methods in the analysis of quantitative data. Use of computer technology and application software in academic and applied research. An understanding of frequently used statistical methods including selection based on scale characteristics and theoretical relationships, quantitative methods, appropriate use and inherent weaknesses. Prerequisite: Demonstrated geometry competency (level 2), and Mathematics 0482 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or qualifying A.C.T. math score and at least one course in the social/behavorial sciences or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2210 (IAI S7 901)
    Social Problems

    3 credit hours

    Comparatively examines the linkages among social structures, culture and human experience in the context of the globalization process. Students examine a variety of topics, which may include the unequal distribution of power and wealth; issues of sex, gender and social class; hunger; the role of multinational corporations; war and international conflict; oppression of various kinds; crime; poverty; the media; other social institutions; resource/environmental use and depletion, and population. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2215 (IAI S7 903D)
    Racial and Ethnic Relations

    3 credit hours

    Provides a unique perspective to help understand how groups of people from different races, ethnic groups or other cultures interact. Examines differential power between groups and analyzes the social structures that are used to maintain these power differences. Focuses on cultural diversity and various dimensions of discrimination and prejudice, including an analysis of inequality and its origins, conditions under which inequality occurs and persists, changing inequality, and ways to deal with minority group problems. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2220 (IAI S7 902)
    Sexual Relationships, Marriage & Family

    3 credit hours

    A cross-societal focus on sex-roles, dating, mate selection and sexuality. Traditional and emerging marriage, family and child-rearing patterns are explored from multi-national and global perspectives. Marital dynamics, including expressiveness, marital power, conflict, family violence, divorce and the later years of marriage are featured. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2225
    Sociology of Violence

    3 credit hours

    Examines the nature and causes of violence in the context of contemporary society and how the structure of society itself, as well as various social factors, contribute to violence. Explores types of violent behavior, including interpersonal, collective and organizational. (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2251
    Health & Illness in Contemporary Society

    3 credit hours

    This course examines illness as a phenomenon, which both influences and is influenced by society. As such, it can be viewed as a form of social deviance, which patients, healers and the larger society attempt to reduce. Perspectives provided by theory and research in the sociology of deviance, occupations and complex organizations are employed to gain an understanding of health and illness behavior, health practitioners and health institutions. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2252
    Social Gerontology: Aging and Society

    3 credit hours

    This course focuses on aging with emphasis on demographic trends, individual aspects of aging, such as family and social support networks, retirement and adaption to aging. Particular emphasis is given to issues surrounding aging and society including the economy, politics, health and social services, and public policy - both nationally and at the local level. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2253
    Dying, Death and Bereavement

    3 credit hours

    Examines the social meanings of dying and death, as well as grief and bereavement processes. Topics include the funeral, ethical issues, children and dying, hospice, suicide and bereavement history in America. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2290
    Sociology of Communication & Media

    3 credit hours

    Analyzes the effects of a variety of media on society, social interaction and communications. Examines the structure and organization of traditional (such as printed media, television or radio) and new (such as electronic and digital) media and social networking technologies (such as MySpace, Facebook or Second Life) as well as their cultural, political, economic and social impacts. Specific topics include the role of the media in shaping or creating social issues and influencing the public, the ways in which organizations, interest groups and social movements gain access and use diverse media to shape public discourse on a global scale. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Social science courses integrate two or more disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Advanced 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 as long as different topics are selected.

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics I

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2821
    Advanced Selected 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. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2822
    Advanced Selected Topics III

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   2823
    Advanced Selected Topics IV

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   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.

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   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.

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   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.

  • Sociology (SOCIO)   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.

  • Spanish (SPANI)   1100
    Civilization and Culture of Spain

    3 credit hours

    Introduction in English to the culture, geography, history, economics, political institutions, psychology, literature, music, art and architecture of Spain. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   1101
    Elementary Spanish I

    4 credit hours

    Develops the ability to speak, understand, read and write Spanish in a cultural context. For the beginning student. (4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   1102
    Elementary Spanish II

    4 credit hours

    Continues the development of the ability to speak, understand, read, and write Spanish in a cultural context. For students who have successfully completed Spanish 1101 or equivalent or one year of high school Spanish. (4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   1110
    Latin American Culture & Civilization

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the culture, geography, history, economics, political institutions, sociology, literature, music, and arts of present-day Latin America. Conducted in English. (3 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   2201
    Intermediate Spanish I

    4 credit hours

    Continues to develop the ability to speak, understand, read, and write Spanish in a cultural context. Includes reading and discussion of modern texts, conversation, composition, grammar review, and cultural activities. For students who have successfully completed Spanish 1102 or equivalent or two years of high school Spanish. (4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   2202 (IAI H1 900)
    Intermediate Spanish II

    4 credit hours

    Continues to develop the ability to speak, understand, read, and write Spanish in a cultural context. Includes reading and discussion of modern texts, conversation, composition, grammar review, and cultural activities. For students who have successfully completed Spanish 2201 or equivalent or three years of high school Spanish. (4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   2206 (IAI H1 900)
    Spanish for Heritage Speakers I

    4 credit hours

    Develops understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish for students who comprehend spoken Spanish and may have some degree of skill in speaking, reading, and writing ability. Focuses on reading development, orthography, lexical expansion, formal grammar, and facility in writing and composition. Fosters appreciation of Hispanic cultural-linguistic heritage. (4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   2208 (IAI H1 900)
    Spanish for Heritage Speakers II

    4 credit hours

    Continues to develop understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish for students who comprehend spoken Spanish and may have same degree of speaking, reading, and writing ability or have successfully completed SPANI-2206 or equivalent. Focuses on reading development, orthography, lexical expansion, formal grammar, facility in writing and composition. Fosters appreciation of Hispanic cultural-linguistic heritage. (4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   2251 (IAI H1 900)
    Conversation and Composition I

    3 credit hours

    Develops students' listening and comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills and expands knowledge of the culture and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. For students who have successfully completed Spanish 2202 or equivalent, or four years of high school Spanish. (3 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   2252 (IAI H1 900)
    Conversation and Composition II

    3 credit hours

    Develops students' listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills and expands knowledge of the culture and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. For students who have successfully completed Spanish 2251 or equivalent or five years of high school Spanish. (3 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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, 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.)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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. This course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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.

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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.

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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.

  • Spanish (SPANI)   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.

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   0495
    Prep College Speech-Non-Native Speakers

    3 credit hours

    This course is designed primarily to prepare students, whose first language is not English, for college-level speech courses. Introductory speaking exercises and speeches are included in the course work. This course is intended for students who are high school graduates and whose spoken English is most likely comprehensible to native speakers. May be repeated up to nine total credit hours. Prerequisite: English as a Second Language 0958 or equivalent, or consent of instructor recommended. (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1100 (IAI C2 900)
    Fundamentals of Speech Communication

    3 credit hours

    A variety of experiences that develop basic concepts of the oral communication process. The class includes communication theory as well as speech preparation and delivery. Highly recommended: Prior to enrollment, student should have A) a satisfactory score, as determined by the English faculty, on an English Composition entrance test, and B) evidence of having met the Reading Competency Requirement. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1110
    Oral Interpretation

    3 credit hours

    Basic techniques of the oral performance of literature with emphasis on content analysis and performance. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1120
    Small-Group Communication

    3 credit hours

    Study of leadership, group process and interpersonal relations in the small group, conference and public forum. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1140 (IAI MC 913)
    Public Relations

    3 credit hours

    This course is designed to introduce students to the public relations field. Covers topics from the nature of the work done by public relations practitioners to the description and use of the tools involved. Also, the various functions of public relations are examined including the overall process of research, planning and decision making, action and communication, and evaluation. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1150
    Introduction to Business Communication

    3 credit hours

    This course is designed to help students understand communication behaviors and concepts in order to develop effective communication skills in the business environment. It cover topics related to communication between employees and their supervisors, communication within work groups, and public communication. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1160
    Interpersonal Communication

    3 credit hours

    Study of basic principles and theories of interpersonal communication and their application in attraction, conflict, romantic relationships, friendship, and familial communication. (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1190
    Applied Forensics

    1 credit hours

    Participation in forensics program. Application of public speaking, oral interpretation and debate skills to competitive situations. This course may be taken four three times for credit. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lab hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1800
    Special Project

    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.

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   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 course 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)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within Speech Communication 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)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2130
    Advanced Public Speaking

    3 credit hours

    An interactive course exploring persuasive and informative speech preparation and delivery. Students learn to use visual aids effectively, handle questions and answers, analyze communication events, and understand the media. Prerequisite: Speech Communication 1100 or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2160
    Argumentation and Debate

    3 credit hours

    Develops and improves argumentative and critical-thinking skills in communication settings. Topics include analysis of discourse, development of sound oral reasoning, proper methods of refutation, and the facilitation of argumentation in group situations. Through participation in various types of in-class debates and forums on current topics, students research topics, discover issues and formulate propositions as they apply to social and personal decision-making. Prerequisite: Speech Communication 1100 or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2190
    Forensics Theory and Practice

    3 credit hours

    Explores the pedagogy of competitive forensics (speech, debate and performance of literature). Topics include the history of forensics, event analysis and rule interpretation, topic invention, instruction techniques for each event, rehearsal and performance methodologies, and critical methodologies. Intended for the communications major, potential or current competitor, future judge and/or future coach. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2200
    Intercultural Communication

    3 credit hours

    Examines how culture influences the communication process. Investigates major theories of intercultural communication, the universal human processes that contribute to cultural differences, and the practical approaches to communicating more effectively with persons from other cultures. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2210
    Readers' Theater (Group Performance Lit

    3 credit hours

    This interactive course offers techniques in the oral presentation of literature by groups of two or more. Covers writing, adapting, acting and directing skills, and the use of readers' theater in elementary schools, counseling seminars, religious services and traditional entertainment. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2800
    Special Project

    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 other Speech Communication course or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   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.

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   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.

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   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.

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   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.

  • Speech Communication (SPEEC)   2912
    Persuasive Speaking

    3 credit hours

    Application of motivational principles to the preparation and presentation of persuasive messages. Includes analysis of and adaptation to audiences and occasions; analysis of persuasive messages; obstacles to persuasion and means of overcoming them. Practice in preparation and delivery of persuasive speeches. Prerequisite: Speech Communication 1100 or equivalent. (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1101
    Intro to Speech Language Pathology

    4 credit hours

    Overview of normal and disordered communication. Explores speech, language, cognitive development and disorders, and hearing disorders across the age continuum according to etiology, clinical manifestations and intervention. Includes anatomy and physiology of speech, language and hearing. Addresses the psychosocial impact of communicative disorders on clients and their families. Includes observations of speech language therapy in local therapy settings. (4 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1105
    Phonetics

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the science of phonetics. Explores the anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism and the mechanics of speech sound production. Includes an introduction to International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and commonly used diacritics with an emphasis on transcription in clinical settings. Prerequisite: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1101 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1106
    Speech Disorders & Intervention I

    4 credit hours

    Overview of the etiologies and characteristics of a variety of speech disorders across the lifespan with an emphasis on intervention strategies. Includes an exploration of motor speech disorders, tracheostomies, laryngectomies, organic and functional voice disorders, orofacial anomalies and fluency disorders. Includes a review of neuroanatomy and physiology as it pertains to motor speech disorders and anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism. Prerequisite: Admission to program and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1101 and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1105 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1107
    Speech Disorders & Intervention II

    2 credit hours

    Examination of the potential etiologies and characteristics of articulation and phonological disorders with an emphasis on intervention strategies. Explores sequence and timing of speech sound acquisition. Addresses differences between articulation and phonological disorders in terms of nature and treatment. Includes an introduction to oral motor exercises. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1101 and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1105 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1109
    Language Development

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the components of language and theories of language development. Emphasis placed on the typical sequence and timing of acquisition of language skills from infancy to adolescence. Includes typical changes in language during various stages of adulthood. Addresses issues of dialects and bilingualism. Explores the impact of environment and play on language development and the use of developmentally appropriate toys to encourage language development. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1101 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1110
    Language Disorders & Intervention

    4 credit hours

    Examination of the potential etiologies and characteristics of language disorders across the lifespan with an emphasis on intervention strategies. Addresses delayed/disordered language development in the pediatric population (infancy through adolescence) as well as aphasia, right hemisphere syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and dementia in the adult population. Includes exploration of language-based learning disabilities and language enrichment and literacy programs. Includes a review of neuroanatomy and physiology as it pertains to neurogenic language disorders. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1109 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1112
    Introduction to Audiology

    2 credit hours

    Overview of the study of audiology. Includes anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, review of audiological screening and assessment, aural pathologies and intervention strategies. Emphasis placed on impact of aural pathologies on communicative development and education as well as identification with hearing impaired/deaf culture. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1101 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1301
    Sign Language I

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the manual alphabet, numbers and basic sign vocabulary used in American Sign Language (ASL). Emphasis on development of both expressive and receptive signing skills. Explores Deaf history and culture and provides an understanding of the Deaf community. (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   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 Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or coordinator approval is required (1 lecture hour)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   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 Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or coordinator approval is required (2 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   1840
    Independent Study - Individualized

    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)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   2101
    Clinical Methods and Documentation

    4 credit hours

    Exploration of the components of treatment goals, behavior modification, data collection and documentation. Includes instruction in planning a therapy session based upon a written therapy plan, with an emphasis on identifying appropriate and effective activities and materials to elicit target behaviors. Explores commonly utilized screening and assessment tools as appropriate in the SLPA scope of service. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1106, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1107 and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1110 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   2102
    Professional Issues and the SLPA

    4 credit hours

    Addresses a wide variety of issues pertinent to the professional life of the SLPA. Explores SLPA scope of service, licensure and registration, workplace skills, ethics, employment settings, team membership and conflict resolution, universal precautions, culturally sensitive practice, and the psychosocial impact of communication disorders. Includes resume writing and interviewing skills. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1106, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1107 and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1110 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   2104
    Augmentative & Alternative Communication

    3 credit hours

    Overview of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) terminology, symbols, application of low versus high tech devices, and intervention. Includes overview of populations using AAC and issues of motor and sensory impairments. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1106, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1107 and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1110 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   2112
    Clinical Practicum

    6 credit hours

    Supervised clinical experience in two clinical placements, such as health care, clinic or school settings. Addresses development of clinical skills, including professionalism, implementation of prescribed therapy plans, data recording and documentation. Emphasis on developing competencies for ethical and effective Speech-Language Pathology Assistant practice. Requires attendance at assigned clinical sites three days per week. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 2101 and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 2102 or consent of instructor

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   2301
    Sign Language II

    3 credit hours

    Expansion of American Sign Language (ASL) skills learned in SLPA-1301. Emphasis on development of both expressive and receptive conversational skills. Development of syntax skills and enhancement of vocabulary. Addresses Deaf history, culture and community in greater depth. Prerequisite: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 1301 (3 lecture hours)

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   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.

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)   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.

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   1101
    Surgical Technology Concepts I

    15 credit hours

    Exploration of perioperative fundamentals including: surgical sciences, patient care concepts, surgical technology responsibilities, and surgical intervention including application and practice. The concepts of surgical terminology and pharmacology/anesthesia will also be included. Anatomy and Physiology along with Medical Terminology are strongly recommended. Prerequisites: Admission to the Surgical Technology program is required (11 lecture hours, 9 lab hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   1102
    Surgical Technology Concepts II

    8 credit hours

    Continuation of Surgical Technology Concepts I with emphasis on acquiring proficiency in the clinical setting. The student will continue to gain expanded knowledge of areas of the perioperative environment. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Technology program and Surgical Technology 1101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (7 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   1103
    Surgical Technology Concepts III

    14 credit hours

    Continuation of Surgical Technology Concepts II with emphasis on acquiring continued proficiency in the clinical setting. This course includes advanced theory into surgical technology and surgical practices. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Technology program and Surgical Technology 1102 with a grade of C or better (13 lecture hours, 1 lab hour)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   1111
    Central Processing Distribution Technicn

    4 credit hours

    This is a one semester certificate program that provides the student with the basic fundamentals of central processing, supplies, services, and distribution of hospital instrumentation, supplies, and equipment. This course will provide the student with didactic instruction and clinical practice in aseptic techniques, patient care concepts, and theories and practices of central services departments. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to sit for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) National Certifying Examination. Prerequisite: Students must complete a background check, provide proof of health insurance, and complete mandatory health requirements including a chart review from designated health evaluator or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected surgical technology topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   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)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2000
    Introduction to the Perioperative Arena

    4 credit hours

    Exploration of perioperative nursing fundamentals including concepts basic to perioperative nursing, patient safety and risk management, infection prevention and control in the perioperative arena, anesthesia, positioning the surgical patient, wound management, and surgical interventions. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Surgical Technology 2001 and consent of instructor is required. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2001
    Perioperative Internship I

    2 credit hours

    Practical experience in the perioperative arena. The concepts of perioperative nursing will be applied towards a practical experience in an operating room. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Surgical Technology 2000 and consent of instructor is required. (8 lab hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2002
    Perioperative Internship II

    2 credit hours

    Advanced practical experience in the perioperative arena. The concepts of preoperative nursing will be explored in-depth in conjunction with an advanced practical experience in an operating room. Prerequisite: Surgical Technology 2000 and Surgical Technology 2001 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (8 lab hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2501
    Surgical Assisting Principles I

    18 credit hours

    Exploration of surgical assisting fundamentals including bioscience, microbiology, wound care, surgical complications, surgical assisting responsibilities, and surgical intervention, application, and practice. Concepts of laparoscopic, general, hernia repair, thoracic, plastic, and gynecological surgeries will also be included. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Assisting Program is required. (18 lecture hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2502
    Surgical Assisting Principles II

    12 credit hours

    Exploration of surgical assisting fundamentals including bioscience, microbiology, wound care, surgical complications, surgical assisting responsibilities, and surgical intervention, application, and practice. Concepts of laparoscopic, general, hernia repair, thoracic, plastic, and gynecological surgeries will also be included. Prerequisite: Surgical Technology 2502 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and consent of instructor. (12 lecture hours)

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2503
    Surgical Assisting Research & Laboratory

    4 credit hours

    Advanced exploration of surgical procedures through research. Concepts of surgical procedures including incision, step-by-step elements of the surgical procedures, wound closure, dressings, and drains that require a surgical assistant. Principles, techniques, didactics, and laboratory practicum of basic and advanced suturing, knot tying, and wound closure for a variety of injuries, surgeries, and incisions. Prerequisite: Surgical Technology 2502 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and consent of instructor.

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   2504
    Surgical Assisting Clinical Internship

    8 credit hours

    This clinical internship is a culmination of course work in the Surgical Assisting Program. Emphasis on acquiring proficiency in the clinical setting. Will provide students with the mandatory hours and surgical procedures necessary to take the national certification examination. This course may be taken two times for credit. Prerequisite: Surgical Technology 2503 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and consent of instructor.

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   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.

  • Surgical Technology (SURGT)   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.

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