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MAT-032 Developmental Mathematics

Credits: 3
This course includes the study of integers, rational numbers, percents, basic statistics, measurement, geometry and basic algebra concepts. Application skills are emphasized. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


MAT-101 Beginning Algebra

Credits: 3
This course includes the study of rational numbers and their applications, operations with algebraic expression, linear equations and applications, linear inequalities, graphs of linear equations, operations with exponents and polynomials, and factoring. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-032 or acceptable placement score


MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra

Credits: 3
This course includes the study of linear systems and applications; quadratic expressions, equations, functions and graphs; and rational and radical expressions and functions. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-101 or acceptable placement score


MAT-110 College Algebra

Credits: 3
This course includes the following topics: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; determinants; and solutions of higher degree polynomials. A graphing calculator is required for this course. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-102 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score


MAT-111 College Trigonometry

Credits: 3
This course includes the following topics: trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities; solution of right and oblique triangles; solution of trigonometric equations; polar coordinates; complex numbers, including DeMoivre's Theorem; vectors; conic sections; and parametric equations. Graphing calculator is required. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score


MAT-120 Probability & Statistics

Credits: 3
This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals, and test hypotheses for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation. Graphing calculator is required. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-102 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score


MAT-122 Finite College Mathematics

Credits: 3
This course includes the following topics: logic; sets; Venn Diagrams; counting problems; probability; matrices; systems of equations; linear programming, including the simplex method and applications; graphs; and networks. Graphing calculator is required. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score


MAT-130 Elementary Calculus

Credits: 3
This course includes the following topics: differentiation and integration of polynomials; rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; and interpretation and application of these processes. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score


MAT-140 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I

Credits: 4
This course includes the following topics: derivatives and integrals of polynomials; rational, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions; curve sketching; maxima and minima of functions; related rates; work; and analytic geometry. Graphing calculator is required. 4.0-0.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-111 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score

Corequisite(s)........... MAT-111 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptableýplacement score


MAT-141 Analytical Geometry & Calculus II

Credits: 4
This course includes the following topics: continuation of calculus of one variable, including analytic geometry, techniques of integration, volumes by integration, and other applications; infinite series, including Taylor series and improper integrals. Graphing calculator is required. 4.0-0.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-140


MAT-155 Contemporary Mathematics

Credits: 3
This course includes techniques and applications of the following topics: properties of and operations with real numbers, elementary algebra, consumer mathematics, applied geometry, measurement, graph sketching and interpretations, and descriptive statistics. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-101 or acceptable placement score


MAT-160 Math for Business & Finance

Credits: 3
This course includes the following topics: commissions, mark-on, depreciation, interest on unpaid balances, compound interest, payroll, taxes, and graphs. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-101 or acceptable placement score


MAT-240 Analytical Geometry & Calculus III

Credits: 4
This course includes the following topics: multivariable calculus, including vectors; partial derivatives and their applications to maximum and minimum problems with and without constraints; line integrals; multiple integrals in rectangular and other coordinates; and Stokes' and Green's theorems. 4.0-0.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-141


MAT-250 Elementary Mathematics

Credits: 3
This course provides students with an understanding of the meaning of numbers, fundamental operations of arithmetic, structure of the real number system & its subsystems, & elementary numbers theory. Note: Within the parameters of an approved articulation agreement, this course may transfer to an accredited Education Program at a comprehensive four-year college or university. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-102 with a grade of "C" or higher, or acceptable placement score


MAT-251 Elementary Mathematics II

Credits: 3
This course provides students with an understanding of informal geometry and basic concepts of algebra. Note: Within the parameters of an approved articulation agreement, this course may transfer to an accredited Education Program at a comprehensive four-year college or university. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MAT-110 or MAT-250


MED-103 Medical Assisting Introduction

Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to the profession of medical assisting, including qualifications, duties, and the role of the medical assistant. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... RWR-032 or acceptable placement score AND approval of the department chair


MED-105 Medical Office Skills I

Credits: 5
This course provides a study of receptionist duties, records maintenance, insurance form processing, and office machine use. 4.0-3.0-5.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MED-103.


MED-107 Medical Office Management

Credits: 4
This course provides a study of the principles and practices of banking and accounting procedures, billing methods, and office management. 4.0-0.0-4.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MED-103 and MAT-160 or MAT-101


MED-112 Medical Assisting Pharmacology

Credits: 2
This course provides a study of principles of pharmacology, drug therapy, and the administration of medication. 1.0-3.0-2.0

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


MED-114 Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures

Credits: 4
This course covers examination room techniques, including vital signs, specialty examination, minor surgical techniques and emergency procedures. 3.0-3.0-4.0

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


MED-156 Clinical Experience

Credits: 6
This course provides direct experience in a physician's office or other selected medical facilities. 1.0-15.0-6.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MED-105, MED-107, and MED-114

Corequisite(s)........... MED-112


MFG-101 Introduction to Manufacturing

Credits: 3
In this course students will examine manufacturing processes and system, learn manufacturing terminology, assimilate workplace cultures, and identify requirements to work effectively in the manufacturing environment. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


MGT-101 Principles of Management

Credits: 3
This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


MGT-120 Small Business Management

Credits: 3
This course is a study of small business management and organization, forms of ownership, and the process of starting a new business. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MGT-101 or approval of Department Chair


MGT-150 Fundamentals of Supervision

Credits: 3
This course is a study of supervising principles and techniques required to effectively manage human resources in an organization. First-line management is emphasized. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MGT-101


MGT-201 Human Resources Management

Credits: 3
This course is a study of personnel administration functions within a business organization. Major areas of study include job analysis; recruitment, selection and assessment of personnel; and wage, salary, and benefit administration. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MGT-101


MGT-240 Management Decision Making

Credits: 3
This course is a study of various structured approaches to managerial decision making.3-0-3

Prerequisite(s)........... BUS-121, ACC-102, MKT-101 and 75% of the degree requirements for the AAS.MGT degree


MKT-101 Marketing

Credits: 3
This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion and distribution. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


MKT-110 Retailing

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the importance of retailing in American business and covers the concepts of store location, layout, merchandising, display, pricing, inventory control, promotional programs and profit management. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MKT-101


MKT-120 Sales Principles

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the personal selling process with special emphasis on determining customer needs and developing effective communications and presentation skills. 3.0-0.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MKT-101


MKT-140 E-Marketing

Credits: 3
This course is a study of electronic marketing. In addition to traditional marketing topics, special emphasis will be placed on internet marketing fundamentals, strategies, and trends as well as the usage of specific internet tools such as email campaigns, social media, search and mobile marketing. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MKT-101 and CPT-101


MKT-240 Advertising

Credits: 3
This course is a study of the role of advertising in the marketing of goods and services, including types of advertising, media, how advertising is created, agency functions, and regulatory aspects of advertising. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MKT-110 and MKT-140


MTT-111 Machine Tool Theory & Practice I

Credits: 5
This course is an introduction to the basic operation of machine shop equipment. 3.0-6.0-5.0

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


MTT-112 Machine Tool Theory & Practice II

Credits: 5
This course is a combination of the basic theory and operation of machine shop equipment. 3.0-6.0-5.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MTT-111


MTT-123 Machine Tool Theory II

Credits: 3
This course covers the principles involved in machining parts using machine tools, including lathes, mills, drill presses, jig bores, and the attachments for each. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... IMT-133, EGR-105 , RWR-032, and MAT-032 or acceptable placement scores.


MTT-143 Precision Measurements

Credits: 2
This course is a study of precision measuring instruments. Instruments related to the machine tool industry will be demonstrated along with hands-on use by the student to obtain accurate readings.1.0-3.0-2.0

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


MTT-145 Machining of Metals

Credits: 3
This course covers theoretical and practical training in the physical properties of metals, their required stock removal/speeds/feeds/and depths of cut, and finish requirements. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... IMT-113, EGR-105, RWR-032 and MAT-032 or acceptable placement scores.


MTT-171 Industrial Quality Control

Credits: 2
This course covers the methods and procedures of quality control. 2.0-0.0-2.0

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


MTT-247 Plastic Moldmaking II

Credits: 3
This course is an advanced study of moldmaking and plastics. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


MTT-250 Principles of CNC

Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to the coding used in CNC programming. The Cartesian Coordinate System, along with machine coordinates, will also be taught. The program Master CAM will be used. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MTT-145 and MAT-155


MTT-254 CNC Programming I

Credits: 3
This course is a study of CNC programming, including machine language and computer-aided programming. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MTT-250


MTT-255 CNC Programming II

Credits: 3
This course includes CNC programming with simulated production conditions. The course will be taught using the latest version of Master CAM software. 2.0-3.0-3.0

Prerequisite(s)........... MTT-254


MTT-256 CNC Programming III

Credits: 3
This course is a study of advanced CNC programming methods using multi-axis machining centers. 2.0-3.0-3.0

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


MTT-290 Selected Topics in Machine

Credits: 3
This course is a study of current topics related to machine tool technology. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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


MUS-105 Music Appreciation

Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to the study of music with focus on the elements of music and their relationships, the musical characteristics of representative works and composers, common musical forms and genres of various western and non-western historical style periods, and appropriate listening experiences. 3.0-0.0-3.0

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



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