2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


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Music

BAND

JJC Community Band / JJC Jazz Band

For credit, enroll in MUS 155  or MUS 156 . For non-credit, enroll in ICDEM 964  or ICDEM 974 .

CHOIR/CHORALE

JJC Chamber Singers / JJC Chorale
For credit, enroll in MUS 150  or MUS 152 . For non-credit, enroll in ICDEM 966  or ICDEM 965 .

  
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    MUS 202 - Music History II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    The history of music in the Classic, Romantic and Contemporary periods.  Music majors are strongly encouraged to take Music History II to ensure junior status upon transfer. Prerequisite(s): MUS 201   with minimum grade (C). Music majors are strongly encouraged to take Music History II to ensure junior status upon transfer.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 220 - Applied Piano

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, a one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in piano, intended for music majors with piano as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills.  This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature, and the goal of improved performance skills. Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester, and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 221 - Applied Voice

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, a one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in voice, intended for music majors with voice as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills.  This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature, and the goal of improved performance skills. Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester, and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 222 - Applied Woodwinds

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, a one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in a woodwind instrument, intended for music majors with a woodwind instrument as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills.  This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature, and the goal of improved performance skills.  Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester, and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 223 - Applied Brass

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, a one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in a brass instrument, intended for music majors with a brass instrument as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills.  This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature, and the goal of improved performance skills.  Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester, and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 224 - Applied Instrument

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, one-hour per week for 16 weeks, in an instrument not offered by the full-time music faculty, intended for music majors with the instrument as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills. This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature, and the goal of improved performance skills. Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 225 - Applied Percussion

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in percussion, intended for music majors with percussion as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills. This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature and the goal of improved performance skills. Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 226 - Applied Guitar

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in guitar, intended for music majors with guitar as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills. This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature and the goal of improved performance skills. Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 227 - Applied Bass

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Private instruction, one-hour lesson per week for 16 weeks, in bass guitar, intended for music majors with bass guitar as their major or concentration instrument or for students seriously interested in improving their performance skills. This course incorporates representative solo and study materials, advanced knowledge of appropriate literature and the goal of improved performance skills. Students are expected to practice a minimum of 12 hours per week, perform on a minimum of one student recital each semester and perform at a semester-end jury examination.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 240 - Advanced Theory of Music I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    A study of the advanced terms, techniques and theoretical concepts of Western music by means of analysis, part-writing, and keyboard. Continuation of MUS 142. Prerequisite(s): MUS 142   with minimum grade (C).
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 241 - Advanced Aural Skills I

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    A study of the advanced terms, techniques and theoretical concepts of Western music by means of ear training, singing and melodic and harmonic dictation. Continuation of MUS 143. Required of music majors. Prerequisite(s): MUS 143   with minimum grade (C).
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 242 - Advanced Theory of Music II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    A study of the advanced terms, techniques and theoretical concepts of Western music by means of analysis, part-writing, and keyboard. Continuation of MUS 240. Prerequisite(s): MUS 240   with a minimum grade (C).
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 243 - Advanced Aural Skills II

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    A study of the advanced terms, techniques and theoretical concepts of Western music by means of ear training, singing and melodic and harmonic dictation. Continuation of MUS 241. Required of music majors. Prerequisite(s): MUS 241   with minimum grade (C).
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    MUS 299 - Special Topics in Music

    Credit Hours 1-3
    Lecture: 1-3 Lab: 1-3
    The exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline.  This is a course for students interested in pursuing an in-depth investigation into a particular music topic. A full-time Music faculty member will determine the topic, with emphasis on exploring areas of study not covered by existing courses. Prerequisite(s): MUS 101  
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Natural Science

  
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    NSCI 090 - How to Study Science

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 0
    A study skills course for students who plan to enroll in introductory science courses taught by instructors from biology, chemistry and physics. This course will discuss study skills required for all science disciplines including note taking, outlining, reading of textbooks, scientific writing, cooperative learning, and test-taking strategies. Techniques such as graphing metric conversions, significant figures, proper use of a calculator, and basic computer skills will be discussed. The issue of science phobia will be addressed by having students perform portions of experiments from all of the above mentioned disciplines in a non-threatening environment. This course is especially appropriate for students with little or no science background.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NSCI 296 - Interdisciplinary Research

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 6
    In this course students will learn scientific research skills while pursuing a unique laboratory and/or field work project under the direction of a faculty mentor. This experience provides a basis for a broad range of future scientific research activities. Faculty mentors will instruct a maximum of four students within areas of their own specialization. Faculty research interests encompass the disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Prerequisite(s): BIO 151  , or CHEM 101  , or PHYS 101  , and MATH 098   with minimum grade (C). Consent of department is required.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NSCI 297 - Undergraduate Research

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 4
    In this course students will learn scientific research skills while pursuing a unique laboratory and/or field work project under the direction of a faculty mentor. This experience provides a basis for a broad range of future scientific research activities. Faculty mentors will instruct a maximum of four students within areas of their own specialization. Faculty research interests encompass the disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Each discipline will be assigned a specific NSCI 297 section number when offered. Prerequisite(s): BIO 151  with a minimum grade of “C” or CHEM 101  with a minimum grade of “C” or PHYS 101  with a minimum grade of “C” and MATH 098  with a minimum grade of “C.” Consent of department required. NSCI 296  recommended.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Offered Fall Semester: Yes Offered Spring Semester: Yes
    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Nurse Assistant Skills

  
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    NA 101 - Certified Nurse Assistant Training

    Credit Hours 6
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 7
    This course is designed to train and prepare students to take the Illinois Nurse Aide State Competency Exam. After passing the state exam, students are eligible to work as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in hospitals, long-term care, home health and other healthcare settings.  There are 3 components to the NA 101 course: lecture, lab and clinical. The course includes 96 hours in the lecture/lab setting (theory portion of the course) and 52 hours in the clinical setting. To be eligible for this class, students must be at least 16 years of age, completed at least 8 grade levels of schooling, speak and understand the English language and be in good physical, mental and emotional health. This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NA 120 - Phlebotomy Technician Training

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to prepare the student in routine phlebotomy techniques for obtaining blood specimens for laboratory analysis.  Format of lecture/lab includes venipuncture techniques, phlebotomy equipment, micro-puncture techniques, infection control, patient identification and labeling of blood specimens. There is a closed registration system for this class. Please visit the Allied Health department page for more information: www.jjc.edu/allied-healthPrerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 021 and ENG 099, or ENG 022 and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 078  and ENG 088   , or ENG 096 ; or minimum grade (C) in one of the following: ENG 020   and ENG 098  , or the EAP course sequence ENG 077   and ENG 087  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NA 122 - Basic Electrocardiography Technician

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed for students with an employment or educational background in the healthcare field or students preparing to enter a healthcare degree program. Learning to perform non-invasive electrocardiography procedures and identifying rhythms will be a valuable addition to the skill set of today’s healthcare worker.  Lecture topics include techniques for performing a 12-lead EKG, identifying rhythms and rhythm abnormalities, how cardiac drugs affect an EKG and telemetry unit monitoring. There is a closed registration system for this class. Please visit the Allied Health department page for more information: www.jjc.edu/allied-health. Prerequisite(s): High school diploma; Placement into ENG 021 and ENG 099, or ENG 022 and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 078 and ENG 088 , or ENG 096 ; or minimum grade (C) in one of the following: ENG 020  and ENG 098 , or the EAP course sequence ENG 077  and ENG 087 . 
    Concurrent: NA 120  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NA 123 - Phlebotomy Technician Training Practicum

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 8
    This course is a 120-hour clinical practicum experience scheduled at a healthcare facility with a certified laboratory. Performing 150 venipunctures, 25 skin punctures and bedside glucose monitoring are expected under the guidance and supervision of facility phlebotomists. Upon course completion, students are encouraged to write for certification with the American Society for Clinical Pathology. There is a closed registration system for this class. Please visit the Allied Health department page for more information: www.jjc.edu/allied-health. Prerequisite(s): NA 120  which may be taken concurrently.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NA 125 - Basic Electrocardiography Technician Practicum

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 3
    This 40-hour clinical practicum experience provides students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in NA 122 to the hospital setting. Students will perform 12-lead EKGs under the guidance and supervision of EKG Technicians. Upon course completion, students are encouraged to take the certification exam through Cardiovascular Credentialing International. There is a closed registration system for this class. Please visit the Allied Health department page for more information: www.jjc.edu/allied-health. Prerequisite(s): NA 122  which may be taken concurrently.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Nursing

  
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    NURS 100 - Introduction to Nursing

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    This course will enable students to assess their potential to complete the nursing curriculum as well as give students an introduction to nursing roles and responsibilities in a variety of nursing settings. This class will explore basic study skills, communication skills, mathematical computations used in health care settings, and an introduction to common medical terminology. All students enrolled in this class must have successfully completed all developmental courses. This course is not open to any student who has completed any nursing course.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 103 - Client Assessment

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2.5 Lab: 1
    Client Assessment is a 3-credit hour course that focuses on the techniques of a head-to-toe physical assessment utilized in the assessment phase of the nursing process. Emphasis is given to the development of a physical assessment skills, interpretation and written description of normal findings, as well as utilization of the diagnostic process to identify defining characteristics of related nursing diagnosis. Content includes a holistic approach and variations of the pediatric and aging clients. Students practice head-to-toe assessment on each other, utilizing techniques of interview, inspection (including use of ophthalmoscope and otoscope), palpation, percussion and auscultation during each class session. Prerequisite(s): NURS 150   or consent of department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Hybrid

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 140 - Basic Nursing Procedures

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the procedures basic to safe and effective nursing care.  The procedures focus on the techniques that maintain an aseptic and safe environment for the health care of the client and staff.  Procedures are introduced that are necessary to the client’s basic physiologic needs.  The techniques are those that can be utilized by the nurse or delegated to appropriate assistive personnel. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing Program.
    Concurrent: Must be taken concurrent with NURS 150  , or with written nursing adviser approval.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 150 - Concepts of Nursing Practice I

    Credit Hours 8
    Lecture: 6 Lab: 6
    This course introduces the nursing process, levels of prevention, and alterations in basic human needs in the holistic care of the aging client.  The student will identify and begin to utilize the concepts of critical thinking, therapeutic communication, and the teaching-learning process in caring for clients in a variety of settings.  The student will provide care within the ethical and legal parameters of nursing.  Emphasis will be placed on, but not limited to the concepts of acid-base balance, cognition, comfort, development, diversity, culture, elimination, family, fluids and electrolytes, grief and loss, spirituality, health, wellness, and illness, infection, metabolism, mobility, oxygenation, perfusion, sensory perception, thermoregulation, and tissue integrity. Prerequisite(s): Admission into the nursing program. NURS 140   (if applicable), and NURS 163  , ENG 101   and PSYC 101   which may be taken concurrently.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 160 - Concepts of Nursing Practice II

    Credit Hours 8
    Lecture: 4.5 Lab: 10.5
    This course expands on the utilization of the nursing process, levels of prevention, and meeting the basic needs in culturally diverse clients with common basic alterations in health including women’s health related needs across the lifespan.  The student will provide care within the ethical and legal parameters of nursing.  Emphasis will be placed on, but not limited to, the concepts of acid-base imbalances, cellular regulation, family, family health, immunity, metabolism, oxygenation, perfusion, and reproduction.  Prerequisite(s): NURS 140   (if applicable) with a minimum grade (C), NURS 150   and NURS 163  . Must take BIO 251  , HEAL 109  , PSYC 215   prior to or concurrently. 
    Concurrent: NURS 164  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 163 - Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course defines the relationship of the nursing process and drug therapy.  Lifespan considerations related to pharmacology as well as legal, ethical, and cultural considerations will be discussed.  The principles of pharmacotherapeutics along with the basics of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics will be presented. 
    This course introduces information concerning sources, effects, legalities, and the safe use of medications as therapeutic agents. Emphasis is placed on nursing responsibility, accountability, and pharmacokinetics, routes of medication administration, contraindications and side effects. Upon completion, students should be able to compute dosages and administer medication safely.

    Online description

               This online course offers the students the opportunity to complete their work
    with a flexible schedule.  The course is structured to assist the student in completing the course requirements in 16 weeks. Each week a new unit will be presented and remain open for the remaining weeks of the course so students have the ability to refer back to previously discussed content at their convenience.  Weekly due dates and deadlines however have been established for each graded assignment to foster completion of assignments in a timely fashion.  The student will be required to complete required readings, PowerPoint’s, and websites as directed per unit overview. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing program.
    Concurrent: NURS 140   and NURS 150  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 164 - Concepts in Pediatric Nursing

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    This course continues to expand on the utilization of the nursing process, levels of prevention, and meeting the basic needs of the pediatric client/family while incorporating any ethical, legal and cultural considerations. Emphasis will be placed on the concepts of development, family, culture, diversity, sensory perception, oxygenation, mobility, tissue integrity, elimination, nutrition, perfusion, and cellular regulation.
    Concurrent: NURS 160  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 170 - LPN to ADN Transition

    Credit Hours 7.5
    Lecture: 5 Lab: 6.5
    This course is designed to assist the Licensed Practical Nurse in the role changes necessary for transition to the ADN(RN preparation) curriculum at JJC. Selected concepts, clinical topics and supervised clinical experiences focusing on basic bio-psychosocial needs of clients across the life span are presented. Successful completion of NURS 170 permits the LPN to advance to the second year of the ADN program. Upon completion of Nursing 170 the student is awarded credit for the following Nursing courses: 140, 150, 160, 163 and 164. Prerequisite(s): Must be a licensed LPN and be accepted into the LPN Transition course, plus BIO 250, ENG 101, PSYC 101. Must take BIO 251, PSYC 215, and HEAL 109 prior to or concurrently.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 240 - Orientation to Professional Nursing

    Credit Hours 0.5
    Lecture: 0.5 Lab: 0
    This course is designed for the collegiate licensed practical nurse. This course introduces the student to the philosophy and organization of the Joliet Junior College associates degree in nursing curriculum. Emphasis is given to basic needs of human beings and the nursing process. This course incorporates an orientation to the nursing computer lab Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Illinois collegiate LPN program within the past 5 years and/or the approval of the Chairman of the department of Nursing. Corequisite(s): The following courses may be required based on student’s transcript evaluation: ENG 101  , PSYC 101  , BIO 250  , BIO 251  , HEAL 109   and PSYC 215  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 250 - Concepts of Nursing Practice III

    Credit Hours 8
    Lecture: 4.5 Lab: 10.5
    This course continues the application of the nursing process as the student develops expertise in identifying and meeting basic needs in culturally diverse clients across the lifespan who are experiencing multiple acute alterations in health which may result in long-term physical/psychosocial sequelae.  The student will provide care within the ethical and legal parameters of nursing.  As a member of the health care team, the student will utilize the nursing process in a variety of health care settings to care for and educate clients incorporating the levels of prevention in addressing their health care needs.  Emphasis will be placed on, but not limited to, the concepts of addiction behavior, cognition, infections, inflammation, metabolism, mood/affect, oxygenation, perfusion, self, stress/coping, and violence. Prerequisite(s): NURS 160  , and NURS 164  with minimum grade (C). BIO 240   and COMM 101   may be taken concurrently.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    NURS 260 - Concepts of Nursing Practice IV

    Credit Hours 8
    Lecture: 4.5 Lab: 10.5
    This course provides the student with experiences that continue the development of the nurse’s role as provider and member of the health care team with focus on the role of manager of culturally diverse clients. This course facilitates the student’s synthesis of learning by incorporating the role of the professional nurse as provider, manager and member of the nursing profession in the care of the client with complex health care needs across the lifespan. The student will provide care within the ethical and legal parameters of nursing. Also, the student will continue to build upon the curriculum threads, utilizing the nursing process for critical thinking/clinical decision making, effective communication and the teaching-learning process to assist clients in meeting multiple health care needs. Emphasis will be placed on, but not limited to the concepts of acid/base, fluid/electrolytes, infection, inflammation, intracranial regulation, metabolism, mobility, oxygenation, perfusion, professionalism, sensory perception, thermoregulation, tissue integrity. Prerequisite(s): NURS 250   with minimum grade (C).  SOC 290   may be taken concurrently.
    Notes: NOTE: All clinical sessions of NURS 150, NURS 160, NURS 250, and 260 are scheduled as continuous sessions with each contact hour running 60 minutes to conform to Illinois Department of Professional Regulation program approval stipulations. Nursing practicums may include evening hours and are offered at a variety of clinical agencies including hospitals and extended care facilities.

    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Office Systems Technologies

  
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    OFS 101 - Fundamentals of Document Formatting

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed for students who will be using computers for processing information.  Its major objectives are to develop touch keyboarding techniques; develop proofreading and editing skills; build basic speed and accuracy skills; and learn the proper utilization of various parts of the computer.  The student will also learn basic Microsoft Word functions used to create, edit, and format documents.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Hybrid

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 102 - Intermediate Document Formatting

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Emphasis is placed on producing business letters, memos, reports, newsletters, and tables as well as speed and accuracy development on the computer. Prerequisite(s): OFS 101   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 103 - Advanced Document Formatting

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    Course is designed to reinforce and increase knowledge of letters, mail merge, memos, rough drafts, tables, business forms, and manuscripts as well as speed and accuracy development on the computer. Prerequisite(s): OFS 102   or consent of department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 106 - Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 0
    This intensive course is designed to increase keyboarding speed and improve accuracy. Corrective drills will be used based on the individual’s particular keyboarding needs. Prerequisite(s): OFS 101   or one semester of high school keyboarding.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 2
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 113 - Fundamentals of Desktop Publishing

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An introduction to desktop publishing using Microsoft Word and Publisher. Applications include preparing letterheads, business cards, newsletters, brochures, specialty promotional documents, charts, presentation materials, reports, flyers and booklets.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 120 - Introduction to Image Manipulation

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An introduction to Adobe PhotoShop, an image-editing program that makes it possible to produce high-quality digital images and manipulate scanned images as well as outputting color separations and halftones. Student will be introduced to the tools and capabilities of the Photoshop program and will learn all the important fundamental concepts and features needed to master the program.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 128 - Visual Layout and Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An introduction to Adobe InDesign, a design-oriented publishing tool that integrates text and graphics to produce files that may be printed on a local printer, taken to a commercial printing service, or published on the Web.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 130 - Introduction to Visual Illustration

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    The student will learn the fundamentals of the object oriented drawing application Adobe Illustrator including navigating around the work area; drawing basic shapes; selecting and editing objects, using the pen tool, brushes, color separations, and libraries; creating and formatting display type; and using layers to organize, edit, and display professional, computer-based illustrations.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 143 - Medical Transcription

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Students transcribe documents using computers and CD accompanying text. Students may use a variety of medical reference books for completing the transcription. Prerequisite(s): BIO 100   and OFS 166   or consent of department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 166 - Microsoft Word I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the features and capabilities of Microsoft Word. Topics include: creating and saving documents; inserting and deleting text; editing text; formatting text; printing documents; preparing envelopes and labels; formatting manuscripts with headers, footers, and learning keyboard and mouse shortcuts. Prerequisite(s): OFS 101   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 167 - Microsoft Word II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the advanced features and capabilities of Microsoft Word. It includes mail merges, styles, charts, outlines, specialized tables and indexes, templates, and online fill-in forms.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student may be prepared to pass the Microsoft Certification exam. Prerequisite(s): OFS 166   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 180 - Records Management

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course focuses on identifying, classifying, and preserving records. Prerequisite(s): OFS 102   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 200 - Data Management for Health Professions

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course introduces intermediate features of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, and the integration of these applications for preparing and enhancing text for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations for personal and professional use. Prerequisite(s): CIS 122  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 201 - Office Procedures

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to develop a better understanding of the role and responsibilities of the office professional. Objectives include effective communication skills, organizational and stress management skills, human relations skills, career planning, professional organizations, ethics, and records management. This is a captsone course, and is recommended to be taken in the last semester. Prerequisite(s): OFS 102   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 204 - Legal Terminology and Documents

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course covers the legal vocabulary with which court reporters and legal secretaries come in contact in many areas of the law in their professional lives. Civil and criminal litigation sequence is stressed as well as client and court documents.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 210 - Medical Administrative Procedures

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills necessary for success in the Medical Administrative office. Prerequisite(s): OFS 166  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 214 - Microsoft Office Suite

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course introduces basic and intermediate features of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, and the integration of these applications for preparing and enhancing text for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations for personal and professional use. This course covers the objectives of the Microsoft Certification core-level exams.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Hybrid, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 215 - Advanced Microsoft Office

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    Students will learn the advanced features of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook, as well as ways in which the programs interact with each other. Upon completion of this course, the student should be prepared to take the Microsoft Certification exams in each of these programs. Prerequisite(s): OFS 214  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Hybrid, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 220 - Advanced Image Manipulation

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Students will learn advanced techniques and functions of Adobe Photoshop including advanced layering, color correcting, and retouching. Students will create complex composite images and original artwork. Prerequisite(s): OFS 120  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 225 - Advanced Administrative Documents

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to prepare students for the contemporary business environment in which they are expected to complete a variety of projects using current computer hardware technology and application software. Emphasis is on a mastery of Microsoft Office suite application software for the purpose of adding value to realistic consultative and administrative tasks. Problem-based learning methods will be employed throughout the course. Capstone Course - preferably taken last semester. Prerequisite(s): OFS 103  , OFS 214  , or consent of Department. OFS 215   strongly recommended.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 230 - Advanced Visual Illustrations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Students will learn the advanced features of the Adobe Illustrator application software creating advanced designs while working with masks, blends, gradient meshes, patterns, and advanced brush techniques. Prerequisite(s): OFS 130  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 240 - Fundamentals of Print & Digital Media

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will show the student how to make print-ready files on time at the highest possible quality while staying within a budget by optimizing his workstation, establishing font and file management workflows, developing a strategy for file transport and storage, properly planning and managing the project, mastering graphics programs, and understanding the complexities of color workflow. Prerequisite(s): OFS 120   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 250 - Certification Prep

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course prepares students for certification in Visual Graphics. Students will be trained to prepare for PhotoShop, Dreamweaver and Premier Pro. Practice exams will be used. Prerequisite(s): OFS 120  , OFS 220  , CIS 222  , CIS 224  , and DGTL 104  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 290 - Internship

    Credit Hours 1-4
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 1-4
    Students gain on-the-job training related to their career goals in a structured environment supervised by employers and JJC faculty. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Office Systems Coordinator.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 292 - Portfolio for Visual Graphics

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course provides learning through development of a portfolio.  A well-prepared portfolio provides evidence of the students’ accomplishments, skills, and abilities.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OFS 299 - Special Topics in OFS

    Credit Hours 1-4
    Lecture: 1-4 Lab: 0
    A course for the student with advanced preparation to become involved in an extensive project. The nature of the project is determined by a full-time faculty member. The project may include research, learning new software, or a combination that will contribute meaningfully to the education of the student. Prerequisite(s): Consent of department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Occupational and Public Safety

  
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    OPS 111 - OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 0
    This construction safety course provides basic safety training to the student preparing for a career in the construction industry.  This course is the primary basic training program of the OSHA Outreach Training Program.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 121 - OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Certification

    Credit Hours 0.5
    Lecture: 0.5 Lab: 0
    This course provides training relating to the OSHA regulations that require that all powered industrial truck operators are trained, evaluated and certified before they operate a powered industrial truck (forklift). This two part course covers training requirements as prescribed by the general industry and construction standard in OSHA. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Operators Apprenticeship program or consent of program coordinator.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 125 - OSHA Training

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    Provides continued development of the basic skills and knowledge required for working under OSHA guidelines on a job site. Health hazards, safety rules/regulations, and other related topics are covered and discussed. Various operating theories and processes relating to powered industrial truck are taught using OSHA regulations and guidelines. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Prerequisite(s): Consent of program coordinator.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 131 - OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    This construction safety course provides advanced safety training that will prepare the student to apply safety from a managerial viewpoint.  This course is the primary training program of the OSHA Outreach Training Program for those having safety responsibilities.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 165 - HAZWOPER Training

    Credit Hours 2.5
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 1
    This course provides training for the 40-Hour General Site Worker course meets or exceeds the minimum criteria suggested by the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.120(e). HAZWOPER courses are designed for those who need training and certification to work at a hazardous waste sites (CERCLA, RCRA or state or local government sites). This training includes hands-on practical exercises with respiratory protection, PPE and decontamination, which provide the student personal knowledge of the use and limitations of protective equipment used at hazmat sites. Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite CTOP 160 and Acceptance into the Operators Apprenticeship program.

    Or Consent of Program Coordinator
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 168 - Disaster Site Worker Training

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 0
    This course provides training for Disaster Site Workers who provide skilled support services (e.g. utility, demolition, debris removal, or heavy equipment operation) or site clean-up services in response to natural and man-made disasters. Specifically, it is recognized that all workers at disaster sites need to be aware of the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites and be able to inspect, don, and doff air-purifying respirators. Also, the program will make management and labor aware that pre-incident training is essential for ensuring disaster site worker safety and health. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Operators Apprenticeship program or Consent of Program Coordinator. 
     
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 169 - HAZWOPER Refresher Course

    Credit Hours 0.5
    Lecture: 0.5 Lab: 0
    This course provides training for Disaster Site Workers who provide skilled support services, (e.g. utility, demolition, debris removal, or heavy equipment operation) or site clean-up services in response to natural and man-made disasters. Specifically, it is recognized that all workers at disaster sites need to be aware of the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites and be able to inspect, don, and doff air-purifying respirators. Also, the program will make management and labor aware that pre-incident training is essential for ensuring disaster site worker safety and health. Prerequisite(s): OPS 165   and acceptance into the Operators Apprenticeship program or consent of program coordinator.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPS 299 - Selected Topics in Safety

    Credit Hours .5 - 3
    Lecture: .5 Lab: .5 - 3
    A course for students to pursue a course of study in safety or safety related topics.  The topic of the course will be determined by a full-time faculty member and the students or industry.  Emphasis will be based on developing safety skills and exploring safety concepts that will keep students current with the industry safety standard.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Operations Engineering Technician

  
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    OET 101 - Intro to Industrial Plant

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course is a study of the basic concepts and processes necessary for successful industrial operations.  The course will educate operators, maintenance technicians, laboratory analysts, skilled trade-person, and engineers in the principles and skills of systematic industrial operation. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the Department. The student must be admitted into the OET Program and be pursuing one of its degrees or certificates.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OET 291 - Operations Career Development

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to help the OET graduating student in preparing for and acquiring employment in the industrial plant industry.  The course focuses on the skills necessary to conduct a job search, develop a resume and write a cover letter as well as interview skills with professional industry.  The course also covers additional items used in employment selection such as drug testing, background checks, qualifying tests and hiring procedures specific to the industry. Prerequisite(s): OET 295   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OET 295 - OET Internship

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 20
    This course gives the student an opportunity to work in industry. The student gains job experience in a structured environment with supervision and guidance provided by industry professionals and the JJC faculty. The student will be required to demonstrate and apply the skills learned in the OET Program at JJC. The internship may also serve as a tool to find employment opportunities after graduation. Prerequisite(s): OET 101   or consent of Department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Orthotics and Prosthetics

  
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    OPT 100 - Introduction to Orthotics and Prosthetics

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 2
    The OPT program is a selective enrollment program.  Admission to the program is based on performance in OPT 100. Students are selected upon their mechanical ability and academic aptitude.  Students are given the opportunity to evaluate their role in the profession and decide if orthotics and prosthetics is a career path they would like to follow.  Instructors are given the opportunity to evaluate students with respect to mechanical skill and academic aptitude for selection to the program.

    The course is designed to familiarize students with the profession of orthotics and prosthetics. Emphasis will be placed on professional practice and the role of the technician. The course will also include laboratory projects to introduce students to basic skills and knowledge they require to become orthotic prosthetic technicians. Requirements for certification as well as job placement opportunities will be covered. This introductory course will consist of lecture, laboratory and projects designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the profession.

    OPT 100 is the gateway to the program and students must be selected for the program based upon their performance in this course. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Department -

    Students must interview with the program director

    Possess a high school diploma or GED

    Possess an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher

    Completed English 101 or higher

    Completed Math 107 or higher

    Math 108 can be taken concurrently with OPT 100
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 101 - Pedorthics

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate foot orthoses (shoe inserts), perform orthopedic shoe modifications and fabricate foot orthoses/prostheses below or at the ankle joint. Foot and ankle skeletal structures and biomechanical principles of foot orthoses and partial foot prostheses are also integrated throughout the course. Impression, measurements, shoe fitting and foot evaluation are also covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 102 - Spinal Orthotics

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate plastic and metal spinal orthoses. Spinal skeletal structures and biomechanical principles of spinal orthoses are also integrated throughout the course. Interpretation and application of spinal orthometry will be covered. Variations of spinal orthoses will also be covered. Fitting of off the shelf spinal orthoses is covered throughout the curriculum Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 103 - Lower Extremity Orthotics II

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate plastic and metal ankle foot orthoses. Foot and ankle skeletal structures and biomechanical principles of ankle foot orthoses are also integrated throughout the course. Interpretation and application of ankle-foot orthometry will be covered. Variations of ankle-foot orthoses will also be covered. Fitting of off the shelf lower limb orthoses is covered as part of the curriculum.  Prerequisite(s): OPT 100  , OPT 101  and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 104 - Lower Extremity Orthotics III

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate plastic and metal knee-ankle-foot orthoses. Foot, ankle and knee skeletal structures and biomechanical principles of knee-ankle-foot orthoses are also integrated throughout the course. Interpretation and application of knee-ankle-foot orthometry will be covered. Variations of knee-ankle-foot orthoses and hip-knee-ankle foot orthoses will also be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100  , OPT 103  , and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 105 - Upper Extremity Orthotics

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate plastic and metal upper extremity orthoses. Upper extremity skeletal structures and biomechanical principles of upper extremity orthoses are also integrated throughout the course. Interpretation and application of upper extremity orthometry will be covered. Variations of upper extremity orthoses will also be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    OPT 106 - Orthotic Prosthetic Skill Development

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to develop the necessary skills to perform basic technological processes within the profession of orthotics and prosthetics. Emphasis will be placed upon the following basic skills; Plaster work, plastic fabrication, both thermosetting and thermoformed, concepts of metal contouring, leather working including sewing concepts, and finishing skills. The course will include laboratory projects to introduce students to basic skills and knowledge they require to become orthotic prosthetic technicians. Fundamentals of the use of various fixtures and alignment devices specific to orthotics and prosthetics will be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 107 - Orthotic Prosthetic Biomaterials

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    The course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge of materials and biomaterials utilized in prosthetic and orthotic fabrication. Emphasis will be placed upon characteristics of materials and their application in fabrication techniques. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 108 - Practice Management

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to design a safe and efficient prosthetic orthotic laboratory.  The course will also include the process of managing the areas of orthotic and prosthetic practice including administrative documentation. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 195 - Orthotics/Prosthetics Clinical Experience I

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 12
    The course is designed to familiarize students with the profession of orthotics and prosthetics and apply knowledge and skills in the work setting. Work experience in dealing with the fabrication of orthoses and prostheses will be emphasized. Students will be mentored by practitioners in the field and are required to perform tasks as described in the clinical affiliation agreement. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 200 - Transtibial Prosthetics

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate transtibial prostheses. Impression procedures, interface materials, foot and ankle mechanisms, alignment and transtibial design variations will be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 201 - Transfemoral Prosthetics

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate transfemoral prostheses. Impression procedures, interface materials, knee mechanisms, alignment and transfemoral design variations will be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 202 - Transradial Transhumeral Prosthetics

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fabricate transradial and transhumeral prostheses. Impression procedures, interface materials, components, alignment and upper extremity prosthetic design will be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission of the project
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 203 - Technology Development

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to familiarize students with current technology developments in the field or orthotics and prosthetics.
    Computer aided design and manufacturing, advanced component and material design, pathologic gait deviations and technology solutions as well as patient outcome measurement tests will be covered. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 295 - OPT Clinical Experience II

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 12
    The course is designed to familiarize students with the profession of orthotics and prosthetics and apply knowledge and skills in the work setting. Work experience in dealing with the fabrication of prostheses and orthoses will be emphasized. Students will be mentored by practitioners in the field and are required to perform tasks as described in the clinical affiliation agreement. Prerequisite(s): OPT 100   and admission to the program
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    OPT 299 - Selected Topics in OPT

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 4
    The course is designed for students with advanced standing to pursue a specific orthotic or prosthetic project. A full time faculty member and the student will determine the nature of the project, the feasibility of the project and the desired outcome of the project. The course will keep students up to date with the latest technology and advances in the profession. Prerequisite(s): consent of department
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Philosophy

  
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    PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H4 900
    An introductory course in philosophy, which analyzes its essential elements and problems, namely epistemology, the nature of the mind, the mind-body problem, philosophy of religion, freedom vs. determinism, and moral philosophy. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    PHIL 102 - History of Philosophy

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H4 901
    This course is an introduction to the history of philosophy, beginning with the pre-Socratics and concluding with 20th century philosophers.  Special emphasis is given to the causal relationships among major philosophers and their systematic philosophies. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    PHIL 103 - Introduction to Ethics

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H4 904
    This is an introductory course in ethical behavior that deals with the general scope of ethics and ethical theories.  Attention is given to present-day ethical issues. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    PHIL 104 - Introduction to Logic

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H4 906
    This course is designed to introduce students to the art and science of reasoning, which has engaged the human mind for millennia, ever since logic was formalized by Aristotle. The course will familiarize students with a discipline that is a backbone to every other science and guide them into an arena of rigorous analysis of logical arguments, including the nature and evaluation of deductive syllogisms and inductive inferences, the language and meaning of formal and informal fallacies, and the role of critical thinking. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    PHIL 105 - Contemporary Moral Issues

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H4 904
    This introductory course will help students understand and rationally evaluate some of the ‘hot button’ moral issues of our time.  The course will focus primarily on debates in biomedical ethics, business ethics, and environmental ethics.  Additional topics of study may include war and terrorism, sexual ethics, race and gender, capital punishment, or governmental regulation of specific practices (e.g. gambling, prostitution, or drug use). Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    PHIL 106 - Philosophy of Religion

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H4 905
    This course introduces students to questions and problems in the philosophical study of religion, such as questions about the rationality of religious belief, whether God or an Ultimate Reality exists, what are the philosophical implications of religious diversity (ranging from Western monotheistic traditions to Hindu and Buddhist perspectives), and questions concerning evil and suffering. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    PHIL 299 - Special Topics in Philosophy

    Credit Hours 1-3
    Lecture: 1-3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to allow advanced students to pursue an in-depth investigation of a particular topic in philosophy. A full-time faculty member will determine the topic. The course will emphasize philosophical rigor in both the presentation and defense of one’s views. The grading requirements for this course will focus largely on philosophical writing and discussion, but students may also be required to give one or more in-class presentations. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the one of the following courses with minimum grade “C”:  PHIL 101 , PHIL 102 , or PHIL 103 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional


Physical Education

 A total of four hours credit of HPR 1-hour activity courses as listed below can be applied toward credit for graduation.

HPR 101 , HPR 107 , HPR 108 , HPR 117 , HPR 118 , HPR 120 .

  
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    HPR 101 - Fitness Center

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    A Total Fitness Center has been established with a unique nationally- recognized outstanding program for the establishment and maintenance of a high level of personal fitness for all states of conditions and age groups. Improvement and maintenance of strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, body composition, and nutrition are goals of the center.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HPR 107 - Golf I

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    Laboratory class in rules and basic skills of golf.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HPR 108 - Golf II

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    Laboratory class containing review and refinement of skills learned in Golf I with emphasis on strategy of match play.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HPR 117 - Men’s Conditioning I

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    Laboratory class in the introduction and use of basic weight training and sports-specific conditioning techniques.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HPR 118 - Men’s Conditioning II

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    Laboratory class in the continuation of weight training and conditioning learned in HPR 117. Emphasis on sports-specific conditioning
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HPR 120 - Women’s Conditioning I

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 2
    Laboratory class in the introduction and use of basic weight training and sports-specific conditioning techniques.
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HPR 209 - Football Coaching

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to prepare a student to coach a football team. Areas covered are offensive and defensive philosophy, strategy, conditioning, psychology, scouting methods, and practice organization. Fundamentals of blocking and tackling are taught on the field under supervised conditions. Guest lectures are an integral part of the course.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








 

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