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ECD-101 Introduction to Early Childhood

Credits: 3
This course includes an overview of the history, theories, and curriculum models of early education. Emphasis is on current trends/issues, with a review of state/national regulations. Characteristics of quality programs and professional teachers are explored in the course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECD-102 Growth and Development I

Credits: 3
This course is an extensive study of philosophies and theories of growth and development of infants/toddlers. Focus is on "total" development of the child, with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and nutritional areas. Developmental tasks and appropriate activities are explored in the course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECD-105 Guidance-Classroom Management

Credits: 3
This course is an overview of developmentally appropriate, effective guidance and classroom management techniques for the teacher of young children. A positive, proactive approach is stressed in the course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECD-106 Observation of Young Children

Credits: 3
This course includes a variety of observation skills and techniques for the purposes of achieving program goals and objectives, providing for individual needs, guiding children, and designing environments. Focus is on the practical and appropriate use of these skills and techniques. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ECD-107 Exceptional Children

Credits: 3
This course includes an overview of special needs children and their families. Emphasis is on prevalence of disorders, treatment modalities, community resources serving exceptional children, the teacher's role in mainstreaming and early identification, and federal legislation affecting exceptional children. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-102


ECD-108 Family and Community Relations

Credits: 3
This course is an overview of techniques and materials for promoting effective family/program partnerships to foster positive child development. Emphasis is on availability and accessibility of community resources and on developing appropriate communication skills. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ECD-109 Administration and Supervision

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the role and responsibilities of an early childhood administrator. Special focus is on program monetary matters, space management, curriculum, health and food services, licensing requirements, and relations among the public, staff and parents. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-101 and RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


ECD-131 Language Arts

Credits: 3
This course is a study of methods and materials in age-appropriate language experiences. Opportunities are provided to develop listening, speaking, prereading, and pre-writing skills through planning, implementation, and evaluation of media, methods, techniques, and equipment. Methods of selection, evaluation, and presentation of children's literature are included. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-101 and ECD-102


ECD-132 Creative Experiences

Credits: 3
This course stresses the importance of creativity and independence in creative expression. A variety of age-appropriate media, methods, techniques, and equipment are utilized. Students plan, implement, and evaluate instructional activities. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-101, ECD-102, RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


ECD-133 Science and Math Concepts

Credits: 3
This course includes an overview of pre- number and science concepts developmentally appropriate for young children. Emphasis is on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally appropriate activities using a variety of methods and materials. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-101, ECD-102, and MAT-032


ECD-135 Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Credits: 3
This course covers a review of health/safety practices recommended for childcare and includes information on common diseases and health problems. Certification preparation is provided in pediatric safety, CPR, and first aid. Guidelines and information on nutrition and developmentally appropriate activities are also studied in the course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECD-138 Movement and Music for Children

Credits: 3
This course is a study of criteria for selecting and implementing appropriate experiences to support the physical and musical development of young children. Emphasis is on the selection of materials, equipment, and related design of indoor/outdoor environment. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-101 and ECD-102


ECD-201 Principal of Ethics and Leadership in Early Care and Education

Credits: 3
This course includes an overview of historical views on leadership and issues and challenges of leadership in early care and education. Emphasis is on current trends and issues. This course also reviews ethical principles as they relate to children, families, colleagues, and the community and society. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-101 and ENG-101


ECD-203 Growth and Development II

Credits: 3
This course is in an in-depth study of preschool children growing and developing in today's world. Focus is on "total" development of the child, with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and nutritional areas of development. Developmental tasks and appropriate activities are explored in the course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-102 and RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


ECD-237 Methods and Materials

Credits: 3
This course includes an overview of developmentally appropriate methods and materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating environments. Emphasis is on integrating divergent activities in each curriculum area. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101, ECD-107, ECD-131, ECD-132, ECD-133 and ECD-203


ECD-243 Supervised Field Experience I

Credits: 3
This course includes emphasis on planning, implementing, and evaluating scheduled programs, age-appropriate methods, materials, activities, and environments of early childhood principles and practices. 1.0-8.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ECD-237 (Grade "C" or better), ECD-105, ECD-106, ECD-201 and approval of the Department Chair


ECD-252 Diversity Issues in Early Care and Ed

Credits: 3
This course meets the growing need for students in early care and education to learn how to interact with people who are different from them. It also allows students to examine and appreciate the differences that exist because of diversity from race, language, ethnicity, age and socioeconomic levels. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECO-105 Introduction to Economic Principles

Credits: 3
This course is a study of basic micro/macro economic concepts, including economic problems and decisions. Topics include the free enterprise and other economic systems. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECO-201 Economic Concepts

Credits: 3
This course is a study of basic micro/macro economic concepts, including economic problems and decisions. Topics include the free enterprise and other economic systems. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECO-210 Macroeconomics

Credits: 3
This course includes the study of fundamental principles and policies of a modern economy to include markets and prices, national income accounting, cycles, employment theory and fiscal policy, banking and monetary controls, and the government's role in economic decisions and growth. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ECO-211 Microeconomics

Credits: 3
This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


EEM-105 Basic Electricity

Credits: 2
This course is a survey of basic electrical principles, circuits and measurements. 1.0-3.0-2.0

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


EEM-117 AC/DC Circuits I

Credits: 4
This course is a study of direct and alternating current and voltage in resistors, capacitors and inductors. Series, parallel, and complex circuits are covered. Circuits are constructed and tested. 3.0-3.0-4.0

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

Corequisite(s)........... MAT-101


EEM-145 Control Circuits

Credits: 3
This course covers the principles and applications of component circuits and methods of motor control. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


EEM-162 Process Control

Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to control systems theory and process control characteristics. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EEM-201


EEM-166 Commercial/Industrial Wiring

Credits: 4
This course is a study of wiring methods and practice in commercial and industrial applications. The installation of miscellaneous raceway, conductor, and cable systems with relative mechanical fittings and electrical devices. 3.0-3.0-4.0

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


EEM-167 Commercial / Industrial Wiring I

Credits: 2
This course is an introduction to the study of wiring method and practices in commercial and industrial applications. 1.0-3.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... IMT-113 IMT-103 EEM-105;


EEM-201 Electronic Devices I

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the fundamental principles of common electronic devices and circuits. Emphasis is placed on solid-state principles and applications. 2.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-155 and RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


EEM-215 DC/AC Machines

Credits: 3
This course is a study of applications, operations, and construction of DC and AC machines. Generators, motors, and transformers are examined as energy converting power devices. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-155 and EEM-201 or EET-114


EEM-221 AC/DC Drives

Credits: 3
This course covers the principles of operation and application of DC drives and AC drives. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EEM-145, EEM-215, and EEM-251


EEM-231 Digital Circuits I

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the logic elements, mathematics, components, and circuits utilized in digital equipment. Emphasis is placed on the function and operation of digital integrated circuit devices. Students will predict and verify output logic based on input conditions. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


EEM-251 Programmable Controllers

Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to programmable control systems with emphasis on basic programming techniques. A variety of input/output devices and their applications are covered. Programs are designed and tested in response to problem solving. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-140


EEM-275 Technical Troubleshooting

Credits: 3
This course consists of a systematic approach to troubleshooting. Techniques used to analyze proper circuit operation and malfunctions are studied. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EEM-145, EEM-215, EEM-251, and IMT-126


EET-113 Electrical Circuits I

Credits: 4
This course is a study of direct and alternating currents, covering resistance and impedance in series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits using Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Law, and basic circuit theorems. Circuits are analyzed using mathematics and verified using electrical instruments. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-102 or acceptable placement scores.


EET-114 Electrical Circuits II

Credits: 4
This course is a continuation in electrical circuits, including advanced network theorems. Circuits are analyzed using mathematics and verified using electrical instruments. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 and EET-113

Corequisite(s)........... MAT-111


EET-130 Network Devices

Credits: 3
This course studies semiconductor theory and principles, diodes and diode circuits, transistors, transistor circuits, and other components. Circuits are modeled, constructed, and tested. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-113


EET-140 Digital Electronics

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the fundamentals of logic theory and circuits. Circuits and analyzed mathematically and tested using simulation software and electronic instruments. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-101


EET-141 Electronic Circuits

Credits: 4
This course is a study of electronic circuits using discrete and integrated devices, including analysis, construction, testing and trouble- shooting. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-140


EET-227 Electrical Machinery

Credits: 3
This course is a study of AC and DC electromechanical energy conversion devices, theory, applications and control. Devices are tested and verified using electrical instruments. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-114


EET-231 Industrial Electronics

Credits: 4
This course is a survey of topics related to industrial application of electronic devices and circuits. The course covers switches, DC and AC motor controls, sensors and transducers, open and closed loop control circuits and voltage converting interfaces. Circuits are constructed and tested. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET 235 or EEM 251


EET-235 Programmable Controllers

Credits: 3
This course is a study of relay logic, ladder diagrams, theory of operations and applications. Loading ladder diagrams, debugging and troubleshooting techniques are applied to programmable controllers. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-140


EET-241 Electronic Communications

Credits: 4
This course is a study of the theory of transmitters and receivers, with an emphasis on receivers, mixers, IF amplifiers, and detectors. Some basic FCC rules and regulations are also covered. In addition modulation technique, wave theory, antennas, and transmission lines. The mathematical analysis of these topics is emphasized. The course also prepares students for FCC and Certified Electronics Technicians tests. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-140


EET-251 Microprocessor Fundamentals

Credits: 4
This course is study of binary numbers, microprocessor operation, architecture, instruction sets, and interfacing with operating systems, and applications in control, data acquisition, and data reduction and analysis. Programs are written and tested. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-102, EET-140


EGR-104 Engineering Technology Foundations

Credits: 3
This problem-based course introduces the student to fundamental concepts of electrical, mechanical, thermal, fluids, optical, and material systems related to engineering technology. Workplace readiness skills such as laboratory safety, communications, and teamwork are integrated into the course. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-155 and RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores


EGR-105 Safety in Workplace

Credits: 1
This course is a survey of safety regulations and personal safety. Emphasis is placed on industrial settings but will include general safety considerations such as eye protection, ergonomics, falls, general electrical hazards, bloodborne pathogens, MSDS, and OSHA requirements. 1.0-0.0-1.0

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


EGR-130 Engineering Technical Applications & Programming

Credits: 3
This course covers the development and use of computer programs to solve engineering technology problems. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-155


EGR-245 Principles of Parametric CAD

Credits: 3
This course is the study of 3D product and machine design utilizing state-of-the-art parametric design software.

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


EGR-255 Engineering Technology Senior Systems Project

Credits: 2
This course includes an instructor approved project which is designed, specified, constructed and tested. 0.0-6.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EET-130, EET-141, MAT-111 and EEM-251 or EET-251


EGR-280 Chemical Process Operations

Credits: 3
This course is a study of chemical process principles. Topics include material and energy balances in the chemical industry, including reactive and non-reactive systems. Properties of gases, liquids and solids are also emphasized. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... CHM-110, MAT-110


EGT-102 Technical Drawing

Credits: 2
This course covers the application of drawing and drawing techniques in the preparation of multiview orthographic, pictorial, working and / or assembly drawings. Basic methods of dimensioning, tolerancing, sectioning, and fit of mating parts performed in industrial fabrication and assembly practices are included. 1.0-3.0-2.0

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


EGT-105 Basic Civil Drafting

Credits: 2
This course covers the application of drawing techniques to structures, map topography, and other civil applications. 2.0-0.0-2.0

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


EGT-110 Engineering Graphics I

Credits: 4
This is an introductory course in engineering graphics science which includes beginning drawing techniques and development of skills to produce basic technical drawings. Topics covered include sketching, geometric construction, orthographic drawing, sections, shop processes, and dimensioning. 2.0-6.0-4.0

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

Corequisite(s)........... EGT-152


EGT-115 Engineering Graphics II

Credits: 4
This course in engineering graphics science includes additional drawing techniques for industrial applications. 2.0-6.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-110 or both EGT-102 and EGT-109


EGT-117 Welding Print Principles

Credits: 2
This course covers welding symbols and their application to pipe fabrication. 2.0-0.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-123


EGT-123 Industrial Print Reading

Credits: 2
This course covers basic print reading and sketching for the industrial trades area. Sketching of geometric shapes and interpretation of working shop drawings are also included. 2.0-0.0-2.0

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


EGT-130 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing APS

Credits: 3
This course covers interpreting, calculating tolerancing, inspecting, computing geometrics of rejected parts, and analyzing the concepts of geometric control. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-155 and EGT-110


EGT-150 Basic CAD

Credits: 2
This course covers the basics of computer aided drafting, including hardware, software systems and operating systems and development of skills for creating and plotting simple technical drawings. 1.0-3.0-2.0

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

Corequisite(s)........... EGT-110


EGT-151 Introduction to CAD

Credits: 3
This course covers the operation of a computer aided drafting system. The course includes interaction with a CAD station to produce technical drawings. This is an introductory course in Intergraph (Microstation). 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


EGT-152 Fundamentals of CAD

Credits: 3
This course includes a related series of problems and exercises utilizing the computer graphics station as a drafting tool. The student will interact with the computer terminal, digitizer, and plotter to produce engineering drawings. This is an introductory course to AutoCAD. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-101 or have completed high school algebra and RWR-032 or acceptable placement scores.


EGT-215 Mechanical Drawing Applications

Credits: 4
This advanced drawing course covers industrial applications. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-110 and EGT-150 or EGT-152


EGT-220 Structural and Piping Applications

Credits: 4
This advanced drawing course covers structural steel and process piping applications. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-110 and EGT-150 or EGT-152


EGT-225 Architect Drawing Applications

Credits: 4
This is an advanced drawing course for architectural applications. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-110 and EGT-150 or EGT-152


EGT-245 Principles of Parametric CAD

Credits: 3
This course is the study of 3D product and machine design utilizing state-of-the-art parametric design software. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-110 ad EGT-150 or EGT-152


EGT-281 Prototype Modeling

Credits: 3
This course provides hands-on model making using a variety of tools and materials. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EGT-110 and EGT-150 or EGT-152 and MTT-145


ELT-251 Special Topics in Electronics

Credits: 2
This course covers a special phase or area of electronics - telecommunications. 2.0-0.0-2.0

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


ELW-101 Introduction to Wireless Technology

Credits: 1
This course introduces the fundamental elements of wireless technology relevant to tower installation. Topics include wireless networks, applications, services, a basic technical overview of spectrum principles and characteristics. 1.0-0.0-1.0

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


ELW-102 Intro to Tower Safety Procedures

Credits: 3
This course introduces the fundamental aspects of fall protection and rescue theory. Coursework will provide practical application of tower safety practices. Topics include fall hazards, protection regulations, understand, use, and assess full body harnesses, and energy absorbing lanyard. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


ELW-103 Intro to Cable Accessories & Standards

Credits: 2
This course introduces the fundamentals and characteristics of cable accessories and carrier installation standards for a broad cross section of wireless construction. Topics include communication cables, weather proofing, handling and support, grounding, and the components of cell systems. 1.0-3.0-2.0

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


ELW-104 Advanced Rigging Techniques

Credits: 2
This course introduces intermediate and advanced rigging techniques, including load calculations for all components in a rigging system. 2.0-0.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... Basic Tower and Wireless Installation Certificate or Instructor Approval.


ELW-105 A&l Mapping and Structural Inspections

Credits: 3
This course introduces antenna and line tower mapping and structural mapping elements, including gathering field data and reporting. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... Basic Tower and Wireless Installation Certificate or Instructor Approval.


ELW-106 Stealth and Concealment Fundamentals

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the origins of stealth structures along with fundamental principles and practices for installing or modifying stealth structures. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... Basic Tower and Wireless Installation Certificate or Instructor Approval


ELW-107 Sitting and Zoning

Credits: 3
This course will present and explain soil analysis, FAA & FCC sitting requirements, municipal permitting and zoning requirements, and telecommunications specific prohibitions. 2-3-3

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


ELW-111 Intro to Electrical Line Worker

Credits: 3
This course introduces basic principles of electricity, safety standards and basic line worker tools. Topics include electrical distribution systems and components, line installation and maintenance applications. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ELW-114 Overhead Line Construction 1

Credits: 3
This course introduces the basics of overhead power line construction. Topics include safe work habits, protective equipment and pole climbing techniques. 1.0-6.0-3.0

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


EMS-110 Basic Emergency Medical Care

Credits: 5
This is an introductory course to the health care system and the function, role, and responsibility of emergency medical providers within the system. Emphasis is placed on legal and ethical practices and stress management. A team approach is emphasized in the study of the initial assessment and management of illness and injury. 4.0-3.0-5.0

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


EMS-111 Intermediate Emergency Care

Credits: 5
This course is a study of the concepts and skills related to general patient assessment, initial management of life threatening emergencies, airway management, pulmonary ventilation and oxygen administration, the pathophysiology of shock and treatment modalities for the shock syndrome, and pharmacological actions of groups of drugs and fluids. Emphasis is placed on administration of medication and fluid therapy, basic vehicle extrication, and rescue. 4.0-3.0-5.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-110


EMS-119 Emergency Medical Services Operations

Credits: 2
This course is a multi-faceted approach to theory of EMS operations. Topics include expanded provider roles, EMS systems overview, medical/legal aspects, theory of ambulance operations, mass casualty incident management, rescue awareness, crime scenes, terrorism, and weapons of mass destruction. 1.0-3.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-220


EMS-120 Pharmacology

Credits: 3
This course is a study of concepts related to the pharmacological actions of groups of drugs and includes the development of skills related to the administration of medications and intravenous therapy. Physiology of systems affected drug action is also included in the course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-110


EMS-151 Paramedic Clinical I

Credits: 2
This course provides an introduction to hospital care in an emergency and trauma setting. Emphasis is placed on care for adult, obstetrical, pediatric and behavioral patients. 0.0-6.0-2.0

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


EMS-210 Advanced Emergency Medical Care I

Credits: 5
This course is a study of concepts related to EMS communications, trauma, obstetric/ gynecological emergencies, neonatal transport, psychiatric emergencies, central nervous system, GI/GU systems, anaphylaxis, toxicological emergencies, drug abuse, infectious diseases, geriatric and pediatric patients, and environmentally related emergencies. 3.0-6.0-5.0

Prerequisite(s)........... BIO-112.


EMS-212 Ems Field Internship

Credits: 2
This course includes experiences with advanced life support emergency medical services. 0.0-6.0-2.0

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


EMS-213 Advanced Emergency Medical Care II

Credits: 4
This course is a study of the concepts and skills related to care of specific medical problems. Emphasis is placed on the pathophysiology and treatment modalities related to the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, and the endocrine system. Concepts related to the classification, therapeutic actions, and side effects of common chemotherapeutic agents are emphasized. 2.0-6.0-4.0

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


EMS-217 Introduction to Electrocardiography

Credits: 2
This course covers the basic principles of recognizing and interpreting EKG tracings. Laboratory emphasis is placed on the operation of electrocardiographic equipment. 1.0-3.0-2.0

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


EMS-220 Paramedic Internship I

Credits: 3
This course includes experiences with advanced life support emergency medical service providers. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


EMS-221 Paramedic Internship II

Credits: 3
This course builds on the experiences gained in Paramedic Internship I. Focus is on the student and their ability to apply knowledge gained in the classroom during an emergency situation while treating a wide variety of patients in different situations. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


EMS-222 Paramedic Internship III

Credits: 3
This course builds on the experiences gained in Paramedic Internship II. Focus is centered on the student's ability to function as the EMS team leader and direct patient care in any emergency situation. 0.0-9.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-210 and EMS-221.


EMS-223 Paramedic Clinical I

Credits: 2
This course includes hospital clinical experiences in many areas, such as the emergency center, surgery, labor and delivery, and pediatric centers. 1.0-3.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-220


EMS-224 Paramedic Clinical II

Credits: 2
This course builds on skills gained in Paramedic Clinical I and includes continued hospital clinical experiences in many areas, such as the emergency center, surgery, labor and delivery and pediatric centers. The student is expected to become proficient in medication administration, iv initiation and patient assessment of all age groups. 1.0-3.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-223


EMS-231 Paramedic Clinical II

Credits: 2
This course provides application of the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to patients in the emergency department setting and in other appropriate clinical facilities. 0.0-6.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 BIO-112 ENG-160 CPT-101 PSY-201 PHI-110;


EMS-232 Paramedic Internship I

Credits: 2
This course provides application of the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom using the team approach to emergency medical patients in the pre-hospital environment. 0.0-3.0-2.0

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


EMS-241 Paramedic Clinical III

Credits: 2
This course is an advanced clinical experience and provides an overview of holistic patient care from the point of entry into the emergency department until patient discharge. 0.0-6.0-2.0

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


EMS-242 Paramedic Internship II

Credits: 2
This course provides hands-on experience for initial patient care in the pre-hospital environment and focuses on the ability to assess, care for and transport medical and trauma patients. 0.0-6.0-2.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 BIO-112 ENG-160 CPT-101 PSY-201 PHI-110;


EMS-271 Advanced Emergency Operations

Credits: 4
This course introduces the concepts of EMS procedures including vehicle operations, hazardous materials response, and interaction with larger teams of emergency responders. 3.0-3.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-110


EMS-272 Paramedic Capstone

Credits: 4
This course provides the opportunity for the student to function as a team leader in a 911 response agency by managing and accounting for all aspects of the emergency room scene and patient care.

Prerequisite(s)........... EMS-151 EMS-210 EMS-231 EMS-232 EMS-213 EMS-242 EMS-110 EMS-212 AHS-155 AHS-177 AHS-144;


ENG-101 English Composition I

Credits: 3
This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ENG-102 English Composition II

Credits: 3
This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included. Assignments will include critical thinking exercises, a research paper, and the study of a selected novel. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101 with a grade of "C" or higher


ENG-160 Technical Communications

Credits: 3
This course is a study of various technical communications such as definitions, processes, instructions, descriptions, and technical reports. Both oral and written communication essential to job effectiveness and professionalism are emphasized. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


ENG-201 American Literature I

Credits: 3
This course is a study of American Literature from the colonial period to the civil war. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-202 American Literature II

Credits: 3
This course is a study of American Literature from the civil war to the present. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-205 English Literature I

Credits: 3
This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: the study of English literature from the old English period to the Romantic period with emphasis on major writers and periods. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-206 English Literature II

Credits: 3
This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: the study of English Literature from the Romantic Period to the Present with emphasis on major writers and periods. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-207 Literature for Children

Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to children's literature in America through an examination of picture books & novels that depict Americans of various backgrounds and experiences. It focuses on defining quality in children's book writing & illustration, and assessing concerns in the field. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-208 World Literature I

Credits: 3
This course is a study of masterpieces of world literature in translation from the ancient world to the sixteenth century. It includes literary analysis and research. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-209 World Literature II

Credits: 3
This course is a study of masterpieces of world literature in translation from the seventeenth century to the present. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-236 African American Literature

Credits: 3
This course is a critical study of African- American Literature examined from historical, social, and psychological perspectives. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-101


ENG-260 Advanced Technical Communication

Credits: 3
This course develops skills in research techniques and increases proficiency in technical communications. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... ENG-160 or ENG-101 and SPC-205



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