2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Feb 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

Course Descriptions


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Health Information Management

  
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    HIM 111 - Basic CPT Coding

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This is an introductory course intended for health care professionals needing skills in applying the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes to physician and non-physician services. Students will develop an understanding of CPT characteristics, terminology and conventions. Focus is to orient the student to the coding requirements in order to obtain reimbursement from insurance companies. Prerequisite(s): BIO 100 , BIO 125 ,  and HIM 115  which may be taken concurrently. Students must know Human Biology and Disease process prior to CPT Coding.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Hybrid

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HIM 115 - Principles of Disease

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is a basic introduction to the disease process. There is a focus on the general principles of disease and signs and symptoms of specific disease processes. Major concepts include diagnostic tests, treatment modalities, and medication protocols related to specific disease processes. This course provides a foundation for analysis of medical document sources. Prerequisite(s): BIO 100   and BIO 125  
    Concurrent: Enrollment in HIM 110  and HIM 111  is optional.
    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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    HIM 120 - Statistical Tools for the Health Information Technicians

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Health information Management Technicians need to understand the meaning of statistical data and how it was derived. In this course students will learn terms related to statistics and how to compute specified rates using appropriate formulae through a hands-on approach. This course is a study of percentages, ratios, and basic statistics needed in the health care field. Students will learn that Health Information Management (HIM) professionals are often in the forefront of collecting and presenting much of the data needed in a health care facility. Students will learn the appropriate data elements and their appropriate use. They will understand that results are only as reliable as the data input, which must be accurate, appropriately analyzed, and understood. Prerequisite(s): HIM 101    Knowledge of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts are assumed.
    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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    HIM 125 - Current Health Care Comparative Applications

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of recordkeeping practices in the hospital and physician’s office. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization, patient record content, procedures in filing, numbering, and retention of patient records, quantitative analysis, release of patient information, forms control and design, indexes and registers, reimbursement, regulatory and accrediting agencies, and alternative health care delivery systems. Prerequisite(s): HIM 101  
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Hybrid

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HIM 210 - Clinical Classification Systems

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is a continuation of HIM 110 and HIM 111, ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding classification systems. APC assignment, DRG assignment, case-mix analysis, and other classification systems will be explored.  Development of essential skills needed for correct assignment of codes will be emphasized. Prerequisite(s): HIM 110 , HIM 111 , and HIM 215  may be taken concurrently.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Hybrid

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    HIM 215 - Health Care Reimbursement

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course studies the historical development of health care reimbursement in the U S. The Prospective Payment System and other third-party-payer requirements will be studied.  Claims processing for the physician’s office and health care facilities will be explored. Prerequisite(s): HIM 110   and HIM 111  

     
    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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    HIM 220 - Quality Management in Health Care

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course teaches Basic QM and PI techniques used in health care facilities.  Focus is on clinical assessment, infection control, utilization management, risk management, and performance improvement tools. Prerequisite(s): HIM 101 HIM 102 , CIS 122 , and either OFS 200  or OFS 214 , all 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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    HIM 222 - Computers in Health Care

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    Information Technology for the Health Professions provides a general introduction to computer literacy and information technology for healthcare students.  The course provides a comprehensive survey of the interconnections of information technology (IT) and health care.  The class teaches computer literacy and introduces students to the uses of information technology in health care delivery.  It includes discussions of hardware and software, communications and networking, ethical issues, and privacy concerns.  In addition, it discusses how IT is transforming every aspect of health care from administrative applications (such as the electronic medical record), to clinical systems involved in direct patient care, to special-purpose applications (such as simulation software used in the education of health care professionals).  The class examines the impact of IT on health care-specifically in the fields of radiology, telemedicine, surgery, medical devices, pharmacy, dentistry, and informational resources. Prerequisite(s): HIM 102 , HIM 125 , HIM 210 , CIS 122 , and OFS 200  all with minimum grade “C”.
    Notes: Students must earn a “C” or better in HIM 222 in order to continue in the Health Information Management, AAS 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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    HIM 230 - Professional Practice I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 4
    In this course, students will utilize the JJC lab and/or various clinical sites for supervised professional practice.  This experience will provide hands-on application of health information technology processes.  Emphasis will be on MPI and other healthcare data management, chart deficiency, chart tracking applications, release of information and medical transcription. Prerequisite(s): Consent of HIM Coordinator/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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    HIM 235 - Professional Practice II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 4
    In this course, students will utilize the JJC lab and/or various clinical sites for supervised professional practice in HIM.  This experience will provide hands-on application of health information technology processes.  ICD-9-CM and CPT coding, and abstracting applications will be emphasized. Prerequisite(s): Consent of HIM Coordinator/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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    HIM 299 - Special Topics in Health Information

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to prepare students in specialty areas within health information technology. Topics may include database management, cancer registry and trauma registry. Projects may include research, learning new software, or a combination that will contribute meaningfully to the education of the student. Prerequisite(s): HIM 101   or consent of department
    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









Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning

  
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    HVAC 120 - Electrical Controls for HVAC/R

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to train the students in developing the required skills necessary to safely use electronic test equipment on low- and high-voltage components. This course also will address the needs of the HVAC students (future technicians) who will be installing, servicing, troubleshooting, and making repairs on various types of electrical controls, circuits and components.
    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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    HVAC 121 - Introduction to Air Conditioning Principles

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to assist the students in developing the required skills necessary to change and recover refrigerant while working with AC equipment and training simulators in the lab. The course is also designed to prepare students to take the Environmental Protection Agency Exam (EPA). Prerequisite(s): HVAC 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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    HVAC 122 - Advanced Laboratory Applied to Air Conditioning Systems

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course offers students the opportunity to work on commercial A/C type equipment. This includes hands-on experience working on rooftop package unit applications. Students will perform the following troubleshooting procedures: analyze pumping characteristics; evaluate electronic control systems; check operation of economizer component fresh air makeup and mixed air discharge temperatures. Students will have hands-on experience installing commercial zone control systems (Honeywell components). This will include: automatic relief damper calibration and install zone dampers. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 121  
    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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    HVAC 124 - Introduction to Heating Fundamentals

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to train students in developing the required skills necessary to safely work with natural gas furnaces, electric furnaces, and an oil furnace simulator. The students will use electronic test equipment to check operating conditions and calibrate natural gas pressures on operating furnace trainers. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 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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    HVAC 125 - Heat Loss and Heat Gain Calculations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to introduce the students to in-depth procedures with calculating heat loss and heat gain for conventional residential structures. Students will be given the opportunity to use the latest equipment sizing load training edition manuals. The new procedures will highlight a central single-zone comfort system, a central multi-zone system, and a distribution multi-zone system. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 120  , HVAC 121  and HVAC 124  , 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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    HVAC 126 - Duct Design and Installation Applications

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to give the students actual hands-on experience sizing and designing duct system layouts. The duct system must be carefully designed and properly installed to maintain adequate indoor airflow velocities. The students will use “duct calculators” to figure duct sizes. After the students calculate duct sizes, they will install an entire working system. This will include main plenum attached to the furnace, main branch duct runs (supply and return), install with balancing dampers, and start unit and take velocity reading. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 124  
    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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    HVAC 127 - Refrigeration Service Principles (Residential and Commercial)

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Students/technicians will be faced with a variety of troubleshooting and routine maintenance situations. The course will offer a comprehensive study in the function (operation) of the refrigeration system. There will be an emphasis on the operation of the individual components in the refrigeration cycle. Components will include compressor, condenser, expansion valve, and evaporator. The students will have hands-on experience installing piping to components, installing accessories, pressure test using nitrogen, pulling a deep vacuum, charging the unit with freon, taking readings, temperature differences, and amp draw on electrical components. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 121  
    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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    HVAC 222 - Commercial Building Automation Control System Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces students to standard applications for various commercial building systems. Students will be exposed to textbook and practical examples of control systems applications for commercial HVAC equipment. Students will be challenged to become familiar with the major principles of designing, implementing, and evaluating control system applications, and design intent for standard HVAC systems. They will further explore, discuss, and examine classic examples of control applications that are essential for understanding the application of controls to the HVAC systems process. This combination of applied and theoretical content will allow students to develop strong system application logic and analytical skills used to apply controls to building systems. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 122  
    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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    HVAC 223 - Commercial Building Pneumatic Control Installation Principles

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course will introduce students to pneumatic control system design and construction practice. Selection of pneumatic control equipment and components for HVAC systems application, engineering and installation practice will be discussed. Practical knowledge of pneumatic panel fabrication, piping sizing, compressor selection, and equipment mounting examples will be covered in daily lecture. System startup and commissioning will be covered, including examples of job closeout and commissioning documentation. Students will become familiar with general pneumatic control installation practice and construction coordination logistics. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 222  
    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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    HVAC 224 - Commercial Building Air Flow Measurement and Balancing Procedures

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces students to the principles of air flow characteristics. The student will become familiar with different fan applications, and duct configuration system tolerance. The students also will develop concepts in air system pressures. This would include the following air flow measurements: static, total, and velocity. The students will learn how to use test equipment needed to take operational pressures: anemometer and static pressure gauges. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 122  
    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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    HVAC 228 - Principles of Heat Pump and Hydronic Boiler Technology

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    An in-depth study in heat pump technologies and the operation of hot-water hydronic heating systems. In a heat pump application, the students will have hands-on experience in wiring diagrams, vapor compression controls and circuits, and troubleshooting vapor compression heat-pump systems. In hydronic hot water heating systems, the students will have hands-on experience in definitions and essential functions of boiler components and installation of a hot-water boiler, attach tube type (convectors) baseboard heat distributing units to individual rooms, install copper piping, and start hydronic hot water boiler and take pressure and temperature difference readings. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 124  
    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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    HVAC 229 - Service/Installation Work Experience Internship Program

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    The student must work a minimum of 15 hours per week for 16 weeks in the HVAC field. This could include residential home installation or industrial/commercial HVAC applications. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 122  
    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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    HVAC 230 - Programmable Logic Control (PLC) Multi-Zone Building Management System Applications

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces the students to direct digital control for programmable control of commercial building HVAC systems. The students will have hands-on experience operating the multi-zone building energy management trainer. The trainer allows demonstration of typical HVAC applications used in the industry with actual control components. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 222  or consent of program advisor.
    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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    HVAC 231 - Energy Management Principles

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces students to an in-depth study in the energy-management process applied to the heating and air conditioning field. There will be an emphasis on green technology applications. Students will address sustainability, water use efficiency, energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Prerequisite(s): HVAC 224   or consent of program advisor
    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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    HVAC 232 - Residential Home Wiring

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course trains students to develop the necessary skills to install complete residential wiring systems. This includes installation of wall switches and receptacles, installation of television cable satellite wiring, installation of network cabling, installation of distribution panel, and bend conduit.
    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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    HVAC 299 - Selected Topics in HVAC

    Credit Hours .5 - 4
    Lecture: .5 - 4 Lab: .5 - 4
    Allow students to investigate current HVAC systems, installations and applications. The nature of the project will be determined by a full-time faculty member and the students. Emphasis will be based on developing skills and exploring concepts that will keep students up to date with the latest technologies as well as contribute to their professional advancement.
    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









History

  
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    HIST 103 - History of the United States to 1865

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S2 900
    A survey of the political, economic, social, religious, and cultural developments of the United States from 1492 to 1865.  Emphasis is on such topics as colonial society, the American Revolution, the young republic, nationalism, expansionism, slavery, sectionalism, and the Civil War.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    HIST 104 - History of the United States, 1865 to Present

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S2 901
    A survey of the political, economic, social, religious, and cultural developments of the United States from 1865 to the present.  Emphasis is on such topics as post-war reconstruction, westward movement, industrialization, urbanization, imperialism, world conflict, race relations, and modern social and political reform.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    HIST 105 - History of Civilization I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H2 901
    A survey of the history of Western Civilization from earliest times to about A.D. 1500.  Emphasis is on the evolution of human culture and institutions in order to provide students with an understanding of how and why civilizations develop as they do.  The course is designed to make students aware of the contributions of ancient and medieval times to the present.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    HIST 106 - History of Civilization II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H2 902
    A survey of Western Civilization from about A.D. 1500 to the present.  Emphasis is on the development of modern forms of social, economic, political, and cultural activities.  The purpose is to increase the student’s awareness of what it means to be modern and to offer explanations of how and why the national communities of the western world moved toward modernity.  The course concludes in the twentieth century with the emergence of the world community of national states.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

  
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    HIST 107 - World History to 1500

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S2 912N
    World History to 1500 will chronologically examine different civilizations, which together create an overview of the evolving structure of World society until 1500. This course will help students to become familiar with the world’s societies and cultures, as well as with developments in politics, religious thought, philosophy, economics and literature.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 108 - World History Since 1500

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S2 913N
    World History Since 1500 will chronologically examine different themes, which together create an overview of the evolving structure of World society between 1500 and 2000. Through a variety of historical sources we set out to understand how the world that was so disparate and separate in 1500 became so interlocked and dependent in the next 500 years. This approach looks at global trends such as industrialization, immigration, and colonization and how specific countries dealt with these trends and in the process developed nation states.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 109 - North American Indian History

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A survey of the history and culture of North American Indians from their origins and dispersal to current problems and conditions.  Includes political, military, and the diplomatic aspects as well as cultural contributions.  Emphasis will be from European contact to the present
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 111 - History of Horticulture

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Introduction to the domestication of agricultural and ornamental species, and a general survey of the history, geography and development of cultigen; early botanical influence on landscape, architecture and art. Special references will be addressed regarding domestication, crops, biotechnology, and the ongoing relationships between plants and human societies, both for sustenance and recreation
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 200 - History of Great Britain Since 1688

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H2 908
    A study of Great Britain and Ireland with emphasis on the modern era. Among the topics considered are the English Revolution, the Age of Aristocracy, the Industrial Revolution, the Victorian Era, and Britain in the age of total war. Emphasis is on the social and economic history of Britain, on power and class contentions, social inertia, and violent change. The significance of Britain’s role in the course of contemporary history is also explored
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 201 - Modern Europe since 1815

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of Europe’s domestic and foreign problems since 1815. Major topics include the development of industrialism and nationalism within the contexts of democracy and socialism. International rivalries, European imperialism, and the ideological challenge to liberalism arising from fascism, anarchism and the totalitarian doctrines also receive special attention
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 205 - French Revolution

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will provide the student with an analysis of the major events of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1799. Topics covered will include: the origins of the Revolution in the society and government of Old Regime France and the major ideas of the Enlightenment; the major political, cultural and societal changes; and the impact that the French Revolution had upon the whole of Europe through war and the spread of liberal ideas. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096 .
    Recommended: HIST 106  or HIST 108  or consent of instructor.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 220 - History of Soviet Russia

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A survey of the Soviet Union from its origin in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the time of its dissolution in 1991. The course focuses on the events, ideology and personalities that shaped the Soviet system. It explores the history of pre-Revolutionary Russia, Marxist-Leninist ideology, Revolution and its legacy, Civil War, the economy and culture of NEP, Stalin and his policies, the Second World War, the Cold War, de-Stalinization, Khruschev’s reforms, Brezhnev’s counter-reforms, Perestroika, and the end of the Soviet Empire.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 240 - History of Latin America

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An introductory survey of Latin American history from pre-Columbian times to the present.  The course focuses on various historical issues and problems, including human and physical geography; indigenous civilizations; European expansion and colonization; problems of race, ethnicity, class and gender; colonial economic, political, constitutional, and religious structures; struggle for independence; 20th century search for political and economic; stability; and environmental degradation, population expansion; rapid urbanization, relations with the United States, and the place of Latin America in the post-Cold War reconfiguration of the world.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 250 - The Civil War and Reconstruction

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction focusing on the causes and course of the war, the battles over reconstructing the nation and both the short- and long-term effects on the nation.  Special emphasis will be given to the impact of events on ordinary Americans Prerequisite(s): HIST 103 , HIST 104 , HIST 106 , or HIST 108  with minimum grade “C”,  or consent of department.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 260 - History of the Middle East

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S2 920N
    An introductory survey of the Middle East (Southwest Asia and North Africa) history, religions, peoples, and cultures from the pre-Islamic era to the present. The course focuses on the rise and spread of Islam, the great pre-modern empires and their collapse under European pressures, reformists attempts to meet the European challenge, the age of colonialism, rise of nationalism, and the move toward independent states in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, “Pan-Arabist” and “Islamicist” ideologies, “the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and the impact of Israeli and Palestinian nationalism.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 270 - History of War II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of World War II from its origins in the peace settlement following World War I through the final surrender of Germany and Japan and the beginnings of the Cold War.  The course focuses on the events, ideologies, and personalities which shaped the totalitarian regimes of Germany, Italy, and Japan, as well as those of the Allies, and their impact on the world.  It explores the nature of fascist ideology, the failure of the western allies to act in the face of aggressive warlike states, the course of the war throughout the world, the impact on civilians, the Nazi racial policies which led to the Holocaust, and the unleashing of the nuclear age. Prerequisite(s): HIST 104 , HIST 106 , or HIST 108  with  minimum grade “C”.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 290 - History of Africa

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S2 920N
    A survey of the Pre-colonial history of the African continent through the modern period of decolonization, the struggle for independency, the growth of Pan-Africanism, social strife, economic dependence and other problems of newly emerging African states.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HIST 293 - History of Black America

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the role and impact of African-Americans from colonial times to the present. Emphasis is on the West African background, the nature and growth of slavery, Civil War and Reconstruction, the origins of segregation, the resurgence of African-American cultural traditions, racism, the ideologies of the black protest movement, and the experiences of African-Americans today
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional


Horticulture

  
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    HORT 010 - Planting and Garden Tending

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 2
    Develop a practical experience in handling plants, chemicals, and gardening equipment needed for work functions in a greenhouse or nursery environment. Students will develop skills needed for the above stated as well as dealing with customers.
    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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    HORT 100 - Introduction to Horticulture

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI Major Number AG 905
    Survey of horticultural practices including the selection, use, and care of fruit, vegetable, and ornamental plants. This course is designed to offer the general student a general introduction to the principles of plant growth and development as they apply to the wide range of horticultural crops and the industries related to production, marketing and utilization of horticultural crops.
    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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    HORT 105 - Insects and People

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    This course will provide a comprehensive view of the interaction between insects and people. Topics to be discussed will include the impact of insects on human civilizations, role of insects in our environment and ecology, beneficial insects, pest management, insects in literature, art, music, and human and animal health. Basic insect anatomy and lifecycles also will be covered. No prerequisites are 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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    HORT 151 - Electrical Controls

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course deals with the basics of electrical wiring, electric motors, and the area of electrical controls such as systems for irrigation timing, mist propagation, time lighting and electrical monitoring as used in horticultural buildings and other areas.
    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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    HORT 152 - Horticulture Equipment Power Units

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course explains the operation, servicing and preventative maintenance of power units, electrical systems, power trains, hydraulic systems, and associated components commonly found on horticulture equipment. Special attention will be given to applied mechanical learning experiences similar to those a student can expect to encounter in horticulture services operation.
    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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    HORT 160 - Principles of Horticultural Plants

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    A course in which plant science, anatomy, morphology, physiology, taxonomy, reproduction, and genetics are studied as they relate to horticultural crops.
    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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    HORT 161 - Herbaceous Plants I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    A study in the identification, selection, use and maintenance of herbaceous plants in the landscape. Emphasis will be given to the cultural requirements of herbaceous plants used in the landscape. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   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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    HORT 162 - Woody Ornamentals

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    A study in the identification of deciduous trees and shrubs that are used primarily in the landscape industry. Emphasis is placed on the cultural requirements of the plants, natural habitat in which they are found, and plant usage in the urban environment.
    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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    HORT 163 - Evergreens, Vines and Groundcovers

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    A study in the identification, selection, use, propagation and cultural requirements of woody and herbaceous ground covers, vines, needled evergreen and broad-leaved evergreen plant materials. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   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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    HORT 164 - Herbaceous Plants II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    A study in the identification, selection, use and maintenance of herbaceous plants in the landscape. Emphasis will be given to the cultural requirements of herbaceous plants used in the landscape. Prerequisite(s): HORT 161   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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    HORT 185 - Arboriculture

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Principles in the care and maintenance of ornamental woody plants and shrubs in the landscape and urban forest including factors that affect plants such as soils, nutrition, pruning, plant problem and diagnosis, the Plant Health Care concept, plant structure and function, proper plant sitting, selection, planting and maintenance.
    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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    HORT 200 - Organic Crop Production

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces students to the complex topic of organic crop production. Students will examine the basics of small scale organic production, including agroforestry, viticulture, high tunnel production, hydroponics and cover crop usage. Student will learn an ecological approach to crop production that includes soil health, water management, nutrient management and pest management. Food forests and permaculture will also be discussed as part of production systems.
    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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    HORT 223 - Pathology

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Basic principles of plant disease and disease control are the framework of this course which will include life cycles of pathogens, abiotic plant problems, host plants, symptoms, and diagnoses.
    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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    HORT 224 - Horticulture Business Management

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the underlying principles of organizing, financing, and managing business enterprises. In addition, specialized business activities such as merchandising, personnel management, marketing, credit management, and production control are introduced and utilized from a practical standpoint.
    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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    HORT 243 - Entomology

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    This beginning course covers the life cycles of insects, plant hosts, injuries, and the identification of insects through structure and physiology with particular attention given to practices of pest control.
    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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    HORT 250 - Landscape Plans

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    Principles of landscape design including an appreciation of various landscape theories and objectives, art in landscape design, and special landscape problems.
    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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    HORT 251 - Landscape Layout and Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course will emphasize applications of overhead design concerns of both commercial and residential landscape designs. Cost estimating of overhead landscape plans, land, and plant material calculations will also be emphasized. Course will include pen and ink graphics and color renderings for sales presentation. Prerequisite(s): HORT 250  
    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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    HORT 252 - Computer Landscape Design of Herbaceous Gardens & Beds

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course will cover the creation of site plans and landscape design documents. Emphasis is placed on practical application of software and hardware to develop working drawings for the landscape industry and customer. Prerequisite(s): HORT 161 , HORT 164 , and HORT 250  
    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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    HORT 253 - Landscape Construction

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Landscape construction will be the main topic of this course. Landscape construction technology related to surveying, use of the steel tape, building material installation procedures to include pavers and edge restraint installation, retaining wall installation, grading and drainage procedures, skid steer operation, ornamental pond installation and maintenance, trailer hook-up and tractor tie down, concrete installation and preparation procedures and pricing will be discussed. When possible, skills related to current landscape construction technology will be practiced through hands on experiences. Certified landscape technician information may be consulted. Student skills relating to surveying, grading, equipment use and operation, bidding and other construction features will be enhanced.
    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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    HORT 254 - Horticulture Summer Supervised Experience Program

    Credit Hours 5
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 25
    Supervised occupational experience in the horticulture area during the summer, consisting of a total of 375 work hours and completed in a minimum of 10 weeks. Students who have successfully completed Horticulture 160 are qualified to take this course. Prerequisite(s): HORT 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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    HORT 255 - Horticulture Supervised Experience Program

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 20
    (40-50 hours weekly on-the-job for a minimum of 9 weeks.) Supervised occupational experience in the horticulture area during the spring for students who have successfully completed the previous curriculum requirements. Prerequisite(s): MUST have successfully completed 90 percent of the curriculum requirements.
    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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    HORT 256 - Computer Landscape Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 3
    A Computer Landscape Drafting course covering Site Planning and Landscape Design module aids in the creation of architectural site plans and landscape design documents. Emphasis is placed on practical application of design software to develop working drawings for the landscape industry.
    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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    HORT 257 - Videoscape Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    A Computer Landscape Video Imaging course covering orientation to video imaging concepts and the creation of plantscape video images for interior and exterior residential and commercial developments. Emphasis is placed on practical application of software and hardware to develop working visual images for the plantscape industry.
    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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    HORT 260 - Turf Management I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Units included are identification, use, and selection of grasses for major turf areas including the propagation and establishment of these areas and the soil - turf relationship necessary for successful establishment and growth. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   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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    HORT 261 - Turf Management II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    General techniques in the maintenance of turf areas and skills in the control of turf. Specific pests and cultural problems are major items of discussion. In addition, specialized turf equipment, maintenance and uses are included. Prerequisite(s): HORT 260  
    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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    HORT 270 - Plant Propagation

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    In depth study of specific propagation methods including grafting and budding techniques. Attention will be given to the production of better plants through plant breeding and genetics. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   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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    HORT 271 - Nursery Production and Practices

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    A study of operational methods and commercial practices in the management of nurseries with emphasis on commercial production techniques, laws, and facilities. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   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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    HORT 280 - Floral Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    IAI Major Number AG 912
    Introduction to basic western floral design styles. Presents the basic principles and elements of floral design, including traditional floral centerpiece construction, wiring and taping flowers for corsages and boutonnieres, and holiday or special occasion designs. All geometric design styles will be created. Course emphasizes design principles and elements. Identification, care and handling of fresh flowers and foliages will be discussed.
    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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    HORT 281 - Greenhouse Management and Production

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    A study of greenhouse construction and operation to cover temperature, light, soils, gasses and nutrition and the growth of bedding crops. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   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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    HORT 282 - Interior Plants and Plantscaping

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    Identification and practices, maintenance procedures and design use of tropical plants. Includes plant lighting, planting, watering, installation, and maintenance contracts. Prerequisite(s): HORT 160   or consent of department
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    HORT 283 - Floral Design II

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    This course is designed to give students the necessary skills to create a variety of advanced floral pieces. Emphasis will be placed on both sympathy and wedding floral pieces. Students will create a variety of bridal bouquets using armatures, bouquet holders and hand-wiring. Students will receive practical experience creating flowers for two real weddings. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to conduct a bridal consultation and create recipes for the floral pieces, and create a wholesale supply list. Students will create a variety of sympathy arrangements such as casket saddles, end sprays and fireside baskets. Identification of approximately 75 different wedding and sympathy cut flowers and foliages will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): HORT 280   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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    HORT 285 - Floral Design III

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Advanced design course emphasizing the use of dried and fabric botanicals in current floral designs. Identification of dried flowers as well as purchasing options and care requirements will be discussed. The class will familiarize students with the design possibilities that are offered by using dried and silk floral products. Students will be required to purchase some additional design materials to use in class. Prerequisite(s): HORT 283   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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    HORT 286 - Floral Design IV

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    An advanced design course emphasizing current trends and techniques used in European floral design. Class uses fresh materials to create high styled designs. A variety of design techniques for placing plant materials and decorative accessories into a composition including basing, banding, binding, clustering, collaring, framing, grouping, sculpted leaf work, mirroring, pave’, pillowing, reflexing, sectioning, shadowing, sheltering, terracing and zoning. Design styles to be covered include abstract, Biedermeier, botanical, cloche, enclosure, English-garden, flobs and orbs, Ikebana, landscape, naturalistic, new convention, parallel, phoenix, stacked, waterfall. Class will be involved in the creation of high styled event work for the college and community. Identification and care and handling of exotic cut flowers and foliages will be emphasized.
    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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    HORT 287 - Floral Crop Production I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    Commercial production of major cut flower crops in the greenhouse. Prerequisite(s): HORT 281   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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    HORT 288 - Floral Crop Production II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
    Commercial production of major cut flower crops in the greenhouse. Emphasis is on geraniums, impatiens and other annual bedding plants popular in today’s market. Methods of production that will be stressed include basket and plugs. Prerequisite(s): HORT 287   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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    HORT 289 - Advanced Wedding and Event Floral

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 10
    This class is designed to give students an in-depth experience creating advanced floral pieces for both weddings and events. Each student in the class will rotate through each floral design area of a wedding including, but not limited to, attendant bouquets, corsages and wristlets using gluing techniques, reception designs, floral pieces for the church including pew and altar decorations, flowers for the cake, banquet room entry designs, and specialty flower girl designs. Students will have experience creating everything from advanced bouquets to dramatic guest table pieces. Students will gain knowledge in packing floral items for delivery as well as special care and handling techniques to insure the floral pieces arrive safely. All of the floral work created will be for real weddings and events. Students will be designing pieces for area brides and grooms as well as for area organizations. Prerequisite(s): HORT 280   and HORT 283  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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    HORT 299 - Special Topics in Horticulture

    Credit Hours 1-3
    Lecture: 1-3 Lab: 0
    A course for the student with preparation in horticulture and will become involved in an extensive project. The nature of the project is to be determined by the instructor. The project can include research, instruction of some other combination that will contribute meaningfully to the education of the student or topics not currently covered in the horticulture program or not in the depth as required by the student.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Hospitality Management

  
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    HOSP 110 - Customer Service for Hospitality

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to help students develop outstanding customer service skills. Students will learn how to interact with customers, resolve conflicts, understand the importance of customer satisfaction/retention actively participate as a member of a team, and develop time management skills. 
    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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    HOSP 120 - Exploring the Hospitality Industry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An introduction to the hospitality industry providing an overview of the food and lodging industries, including scope, size, organizational structure, economic impact, and employment opportunities. This course also serves as an introduction to management, including theories, styles, corporate cultures, and management of human resources. Designed to give the first-year student the necessary insights to make decisions on the focus of his/her future career path, including food or lodging and the management position to which the student most aspires.  
    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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    HOSP 148 - Introduction to Event Planning

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to teach students the skills needed to become successful event managers. Students will learn how to design, plan, market and stage an event. Staffing, risk management, event evaluation, and legal and financial concerns also will be addressed.  
    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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    HOSP 150 - Beverage Management

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course involves the systematic study of beverages, emphasizing the costing and proper service of beverages, as well as using beverages as a complement to food. Students will receive alcohol awareness certification.
    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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    HOSP 160 - Hotel and Restaurant Law

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the laws applicable to the ownership and operation of restaurants and lodging facilities. Consideration of the host’s special duties to guests, lodgers, tenants, and the handling of trespassers. Covered are the concepts of negligence as they relate to the tort laws and the hospitality manager’s special obligation to protect guests from harm. Also discussed are contracts - their legal definition and uses in hospitality, civil rights legislation and labor laws. Emphasis is given to Dram Shop Laws and the special obligations these laws put upon servers, managers and owners of hospitality enterprises.
    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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    HOSP 233 - Management Accounting for the Hospitality Industry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Application of general accounting principles and the utilization of basic accounting-generated information in the analysis and decision-making process for a hospitality business. Emphasis is placed on data generated from the income statement, including break-even analysis, pricing, forecasting, budgeting, and cash management.  
    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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    HOSP 236 - Cost Control for the Hospitality Industry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An in-depth study of the most significant costs that occur in a typical restaurant or hotel operation. These costs will be related to the budgeting and decision-making processes required of a hospitality manager. A segment is devoted to the development of criteria for separating fixed costs from variable costs, the break-even analysis and pricing decisions. Forecasting methods also are discussed and analyzed. Prerequisite(s): HOSP 233  
    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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    HOSP 240 - Catering and Special Events Operations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is for those students interested in pursuing a career in event and catering management. Students will gain insight into the modern day workings of catering operations; from cost controls, menu design, pricing and contract to managing an event.  
    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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    HOSP 246 - Sales and Convention Management

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A course for students who have chosen a career in the lodging industry. Discussions regarding the wide spectrum of the convention market, its components and the role of the meeting planner. Operational management of group activities, interface with rooms division and the catering and dining room department. Modern sales and marketing techniques with respect to the convention market.
    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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    HOSP 250 - Management of Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A practical approach to the management of people in the hospitality industry. Includes an introduction to organizational structure and behavior, employee selection and empowerment, and progressive discipline. Also discussed are the pros and cons of various management instruments still in use but being reassessed by hospitality companies, including job descriptions, performance appraisals and management by objectives. Wage and salary administration, union-management relations and employee motivation also are detailed and discussed.  
    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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    HOSP 252 - Organizational Behavior in the Hospitality Industry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Analysis of the human components that form an organization. Topics covered include: heredity, environment, cultural heritage, ethical values, and how companies then combine this human diversity into a cohesive organization. Various types of organizational structures are detailed, along with their values and culture. A major segment is devoted to the subject of ethics in the hospitality industry, including the application of ethical values within the hospitality industry, creating ethical corporate cultures and the everyday application of ethical values to the various departments within a hospitality enterprise.
    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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    HOSP 255 - Hotel Organization and Front Office Management

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A course for students who have chosen a career in the lodging industry. Discussed are the history and growth of the lodging industry, the organizational structure of a hotel operation and the role of the managers in the operation of large hotel property. Each division in the typical organizational structure of a large hotel is analyzed and discussed with special emphasis on the operation of the front office.  
    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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    HOSP 256 - Rooms Division Management

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the hospitality student to the lodging industry with a specific focus on the daily operations of the rooms division. Specifically, students will learn about the operation of the front office, including the use of a property management system. They will also explore the daily operation of the housekeeping department. Additional topics include loss prevention, safety/security, revenue management, and hotel sustainability.  
    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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    HOSP 271 - Understanding Wines

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to teach the student all they need to know about wines: the wine-making process, the laws covering wine production, components of wines, and wine tasting. Students will learn how to pair wines and foods together and how to design a wine list. This course will cover wines from around the world. Students will be able to taste wines as they are discussed. Students must be 21 to take this 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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    HOSP 285 - Restaurant Operations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    ​This course identifies the crucial elements involved in the successful operation of a restaurant and how they interrelate. Second year students will develop a foodservice operation concept that will allow for a comprehensive study of restaurant and foodservice management principles, philosophies and systems. Students will gain an understanding of the different types and functions of food preparation and service equipment. Principles of food service layout and design, interrelationship of menu, personnel, capital, and equipment. Development of a financial projection from the parameters of the market study, size, layout and design, equipment, and personnel staffing.
    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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    HOSP 291 - Professional Development for the Hospitality Industry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    ​This course is designed for second-year students pursuing a degree in hospitality management. Students will learn how to manage their own careers through career-planning and employment-search techniques. Students will develop a mission statement and explore ethics and leadership styles. This course also will help students learn how to effectively market themselves through the use of portfolios and career pathing.
    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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    HOSP 295 - Hospitality Internship

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 20
    ​The internship program provides the student with a meaningful hands-on experience intended to be a capstone course after most hospitality courses have been completed. Students will be required to work 30 hours per week over the course of 15 weeks. Students are responsible for finding and maintaining employment at the coordinator-approved work site.
    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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    HOSP 299 - Special Topics in Hospitality Management

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 8
    The exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline. This is a course for advanced students interested in pursuing an in-depth investigation into a particular hospitality topic with emphasis on exploring areas of study not covered by existing courses. (May be repeated three times for credit.)
    Is course repeatable for credit? Yes Number of times may repeat? (Maximum is 3) 3
    Variable Hour Exist Yes
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Hybrid, Online

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








 

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