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NET-105 Reactor Components and Systems

Credits: 3
This course reviews nuclear power plant (NPP) operations, components and systems. Topics covered include reactor types, heat transfer/fluid flow, chemistry, properties of reactor plant materials and reactor plant protection and safety. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-102


NET-130 Radiological Protection

Credits: 3
This course is a study of basic radiological protection principles. Topics include detectors, basic nuclear instrumentation, portable survey equipment and related topics in radiation protection protocols. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-101, RWR-032, or acceptable placement scores.


NET-237 Nuclear Safety

Credits: 2
This course explains the basic concepts related to nuclear protection, accident analysis, transient prevention and mitigation of damage and accident management. Topics provide a summary of basic information about major industry operating experience and accident case studies. 2.0-0.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores.


NQS-101 Introduction to Nuclear Quality Systems

Credits: 3
This course studies the basic principles of a quality program in the nuclear industry. Topics include an introduction to quality assurance and control, organizational independence, and the general roles and responsibilities of associated personnel. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 and MAT-032 or acceptable placement scores.


NQS-102 Nuclear Codes

Credits: 3
This course addresses welding standards of the specifications and codes called out in the nuclear industry quality assurance benchmarks such as ASME B31.3 Process Piping. 3.0 0.0 3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... None


NQS-105 Nuclear Quality Standards and Specification

Credits: 3
This course is s survey of codes, standards, and specifications typical of the nuclear industry. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 and MAT-032 or acceptable placement scores.


NQS-110 Introduction to Nuclear Quality Control

Credits: 3
This course addresses the basic application of a quality control inspection program in a nuclear industry setting. Topics include a study of qualification requirements, responsibilities and authority, document control and records, corrective actions and the control of nonconforming items. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-101, NQS-105, NET-105, and NET-237


NQS-111 Introduction to Nuclear Quality Assurance

Credits: 3
This course develops a basic understanding of the purpose, roles and responsibilities associated with a quality assurance audit. Topics include planning and scheduling, collection and evaluation of evidence, corrective action, and reporting. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-101, NQS-105, NET-105, and NET-237


NQS-120 Overview of Associated Nuclear Quality

Credits: 3
This course is a study of collateral quality functions outside of standard maintenance activities. Topics include environmental qualifications, procurement requirements, material control, fire assemblies, nondestructive examinations, document control and records management. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-101, NQS-105, NET-105, and NET-237


NQS-201 Electrical and I&C Inspection I

Credits: 3
This course covers basic quality control inspection concepts related to electrical and instrumentation and control maintenance activities. Topics include electrical safety, equipment testing, and circuit upgrading/downgrading. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... None


NQS-202 Electrical and I&C Inspection II

Credits: 3
This course covers quality control inspection oversight related to specific electrical and instrumentation and control activities. Topics include equipment installation, preventive maintenance programs, supports and electrical boxes. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-201


NQS-211 Mechanical Inspection I

Credits: 3
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of a variety of mechanical components to include mechanical fasteners, pumps, valves, hangers, supports, restraints and snubbers. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... None


NQS-212 Mechanical Inspection II

Credits: 3
This course introduces the student to a variety of mechanical inspection activities including piping, hydrostatic testing, and rigging, as well as the alignment, installation, removal, and preventive maintenance of equipment. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-211


NQS-221 Nuclear Quality Assurance Auditing I

Credits: 3
This course provides a basic understanding of the quality assurance surveillance process, including the various types of observations, the purpose and use of checklists, the different types of objective evidence, and the process used for the review of records and controlled documents. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... None


NQS-222 Nuclear Quality Assurance Auditing II

Credits: 3
This course provides basic understanding of quality assurance audit processes including the roles and responsibilities of audit team, communication with the audited organization, collection and evaluation of evidence, and preparation of the audit report. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-221


NQS-261 Nuclear Quality Engineering Principles I

Credits: 3
This course studies basic principles of quality engineering program in the nuclear industry. Topics include an introduction to the development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures, and the use of metrology and statistical methods. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-221


NQS-262 Nuclear Quality Engineering Principles

Credits: 3
This course builds on the basic understanding of the purpose, roles and responsibilities of a quality engineering program. Topics include quality organization and management, the human dimension of quality, quality planning, quality and the law, designing experiments, and risk management. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NQS-261


NUR-101 Fundamentals of Nursing

Credits: 6
This course facilitates the development of beginning technical competency in the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of selected patients of varying ages. 3.5-7.5-6.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-210, ENG-101, MAT-110 and PSY-201

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-106 and NUR-131, BIO-211


NUR-106 Pharmacologic Basic in Nursing Practice

Credits: 2
This introductory course outlines the basic concepts of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics. The process of clinical calculations is introduced, as well as the major drug classifications. 2.0-0.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-210, ENG-101, MAT-110 and PSY-201

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-101 and NUR-131, BIO-211


NUR-131 Introduction to Pharmacology

Credits: 1
Improve student success rates and program completion by offering course that focuses on performance of health calculations during the foundational semester of the associate degree nursing program. 1.0-0.0-1.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-210 ENG-101 MAT-110 and PSY-201

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-101 NUR-106 and BIO-211


NUR-162 Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing

Credits: 3
This course covers application of critical thinking skills and nursing concepts in the care of adult clients with selected mental health problems in a variety of settings. The course includes the study of dynamics of human behavior ranging from normal to extreme. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-212 and NUR-265

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-216 and NUR-267


NUR-165 Nursing Concepts & Clinical Practice I

Credits: 6
This course covers applications of critical thinking skills and nursing concepts in the care of adult clients with selected health problems in a variety of settings. 4.0-6.0-6.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-101, NUR-106, BIO-211 or NUR-201, BIO-211

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-211, BIO-225


NUR-201 Transition Nursing

Credits: 3
This course facilitates the transition of the practical nurse graduate to the role of the associate degree nursing student. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-210, BIO-211, ENG-101, MAT-110, PSY-201 and PSY-203, BIO-225

Corequisite(s)........... SPC-205


NUR-211 Care of the Childbearing Family

Credits: 4
This course facilitates the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of the childbearing family. 2.0-6.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-101, NUR-106, BIO-211 or NUR-201 and BIO-211

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-165, BIO-225


NUR-212 Nursing Care of Children

Credits: 4
This course facilitates the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of children with acute and chronic health problems. Focus is on growth and development and anticipatory guidance. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-211, NUR-165 or NUR-201, SPC-205, PSY-203 and BIO-225.

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-265


NUR-216 Nursing Seminar

Credits: 1
This course is an exploration of concepts related to selected nursing topics. 1.0-0.0-1.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-212, NUR-265

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-162, NUR-267


NUR-265 Nursing Concepts & Clinical Practice II

Credits: 6
Continuation of the application of critical thinking skills and nursing concepts in the care of the adult clients with selected health problems in a variety of settings. 4.0-6.0-6.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-211, NUR-265 or NUR-201, BIO-225, PSY-203 and SPC-205

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-212


NUR-267 Nursing Concepts & Clinical Practice IV

Credits: 6
This course is a continuation of the application of critical thinking skills and nursing concepts in the care of clients with complex, multi-system health problems in a variety of settings. This course covers concepts of leadership, management, and professional role development. 3.0-9.0-6.0

Prerequisite(s)........... NUR-212 and NUR-265

Corequisite(s)........... NUR-216



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