2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Course Descriptions


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English

  
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    ENG 130 - Technical Writing and Communication

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed for applied science students to meet their communications requirements.  It includes workplace correspondence, resume and job search documents, and short technical reports.  It is of special interest to technical, engineering, law enforcement, nursing, and business students.  The course stresses clarity, conciseness, and objectivity in writing reports, memos, letters, and other forms of communications. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; 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

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No








  
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    ENG 190 - Introduction to Film Study

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number F2 908
    ENG 190 is a survey course that explores how film communicates.  Sociological issues related to film, the relationship of film to literary genres, and important historical developments in the evolution of film are explored.  Films of various lengths are shown in virtually every class session.
    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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    ENG 201 - Introduction to Poetry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 903
    This class introduces students to close reading of poetry, focusing on reading, discussing, and writing effectively about a range of poems.  Students will learn to use relevant critical terms in their analyses of poems, to discuss poetic forms, genres, and techniques in an informed way, and to deal effectively with questions of interpretation. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101  
    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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    ENG 202 - Introduction to Fiction

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 901
    This course introduces students to the elements of fiction. Students will read and discuss short stories and novels from a range of literary periods, movements, and cultures. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101  .
    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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    ENG 203 - Introduction to Drama

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 902
    This course introduces students to the elements of drama. Students will read and discuss a variety of plays from the classical to contemporary periods, and from a variety of authors and cultures. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101  .
    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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    ENG 204 - Introduction to Literature

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 900
    This class studies conventions and characteristics of fiction, drama, and poetry.  Students study terminology and literary concepts in order to interpret, analyze, and critically evaluate literary works from all three genres.  In addition, they study critical reading strategies, literary criticism, and an expanding literary canon that encompasses the work of culturally diverse writers - including a classic piece from Greek or Shakespearean theater. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C”  in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 208 - Masterpieces of Western Civilization

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 906
    This course is a study of representative works in translation of Western civilization from the time of the Old Testament to the Renaissance, with emphasis on works other than English and American.  It explores not only a variety of major literary works, but also the ideas expressed therein and their impacts on other cultures.  It satisfies humanities or literature requirement for transfer. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C”  in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 209 - Masterpieces of Western Civilization

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 907
    This course is a study of representative works from western civilization from the Renaissance to the present, with emphasis on works other than English and American.  It explores not only a variety of major literary works, but also the ideas expressed therein and their impacts on other cultures.  It satisfies humanities or literature requirement for transfer. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 220 - Non-Western Literature in Translation

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 908N
    This course is a study of selected literary works by Asian, African, Middle Eastern, and Latin American writers.  Students read a variety of major works to understand not only the forms but also the cultural contexts and the impact of these diverse ideas on the authors’ own and other cultures.  The course satisfies humanities or literature requirements for all transfer students and diversity requirements for education majors and others. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 221 - Literature of Asia

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 908N
    Literature of Asia is a study of selected works in translation of prominent authors of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.  Works will include poetry, fiction, drama, and literary nonfiction predominantly from India, China, and Japan, with some options from other Asian countries. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 230 - Advanced Technical Writing and Communication

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed as an advanced course in workplace writing for applied science students to meet their communications requirements.  It includes longer workplace documents requiring skills in research, collaborative writing, graphics components, and computer usage.  It is of special interest to technical, engineering, law enforcement, nursing, and business students. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 130  .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 231 - Fiction Writing

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Explores the art and craft of fiction writing.  Students will experiment with a variety of forms, structures, tones, characterizations, settings, points of view, themes, figurative devices and styles in prose.  A writing workshop will be employed with a focus on peer critique, revision, and preparation for publication. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 120 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 232 - Poetry Writing

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Explores the art and craft of poetry writing.  Students will experiment with a variety of forms of poetry while studying how major poets craft their own work.  A writing workshop format will be employed with a focus on peer critique, revision, and preparation for publication. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101  or ENG 120 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 250 - Introduction to Shakespeare

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 905
    This course will introduce students to selected works by William Shakespeare–primarily, but not exclusively, his plays.  Through a close study of a selection of Shakespeare’s sonnets and representative examples of Shakespeare’s histories, comedies, problem plays, tragedies and romances, students will be exposed to characteristic works of the English Renaissance and acknowledged masterpieces of English literature.  Students will develop reading, thinking and writing skills through close analyses of these works.  Satisfies humanities or literature requirement for transfer. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 260 - Minority American Literature

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 910D
    A study of the literary and cultural traditions of Native Americans, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and Hispanic-Americans as expressed in the literature of these groups.  This course satisfies humanities or literature requirements for transfer. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 270 - Introduction to Women Writers

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H3 911D
    A study of fiction and non-fiction prose and poetry written in English by women from the 17th century to the present.  Will discuss common themes explored by women writers from various time periods and diverse backgrounds. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in ENG 101 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    ENG 299 - Special Topics in Literature and Film

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to allow advanced students to pursue an in-depth investigation of a particular literary or film studies topic.  A full-time faculty member will determine the topic.  This course will emphasize academic rigor and explore areas of study not currently covered in existing curriculum. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade”C” in one of the following for literature topics: ENG 103 , ENG 104 , ENG 105 , ENG 106 , ENG 107 , ENG 108 , ENG 201 , ENG 202 , ENG 203 , ENG 208 , ENG 209 , ENG 220 , ENG 250 , ENG 260 , or ENG 270 . Minimum grade “C” in ENG 190  for film topics.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional


Finance

  
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    FIN 100 - Personal Finance

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the role of consumers in the marketplace of our increasingly complex modern society and their interaction with business and governmental organizations. The course offers theoretical and practical applications in economic/financial matters (earning/careers, taxes, investments); buying/spending matters (housing, autos, insurance); and consumer/social services (legal environment, credit, banking); and the social impacts across demographic and cross-cultural lines.  
    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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    FIN 201 - Principles of Corporation Finance

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Principles of business finance as applied to management decisions influenced by capital structure and type of ownership; problems related to sources of financing, the tools of financial analysis and financial management; and integration of economic theory and accounting.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    FIN 210 - Securities and Investments

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    ​An introductory study of the basic principles and fundamentals of public and corporate securities and their markets. Alternative investment practices, objectives and tax implications will be considered. Particular attention is directed at establishing and managing a personal portfolio.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    FIN 211 - Financial Institutions & Markets

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    ​Operation and structure of financial institutions and markets from the vantage point of financial theory with integration of macroeconomics and finance.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional


Fire Science Technology

  
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    FSCI 101 - Principles of Emergency Services

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics. This course meets the FESHE Guidelines for Principles of Emergency Services.
    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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    FSCI 102 - Fire Prevention

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention.  Topics include: history and philosophy of fire prevention; organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau; use and application of codes and standards; plans review; fire inspections; fire and life safety education; and fire investigation.
    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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    FSCI 103 - Building Construction for Fire Protection

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides the components of building construction related to firefighter and life safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in FSCI 101  and FSCI 102  . Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096  and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .
    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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    FSCI 104 - Firefighting Tactics and Strategy I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    The course will cover fire control, pre-fire planning, apparatus, initial attack, operations, forcible entry, problems in rural departments, and special extinguishing agents.
    Prepare students to mitigate emergency situations through recognition and forecasting employing critical think methodology, analysis and modeling.
      Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in FSCI 103 .
    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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    FSCI 105 - Fire Protection Systems

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the required standards for water supplies, protection systems, automatic sprinklers, and extinguishing systems including analysis of various automatic signaling and detection systems. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in FSCI 101  and FSCI 102  . Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096  and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .

     
    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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    FSCI 106 - Fire Apparatus and Equipment

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the design and operating characteristics of various motorized fire apparatus, custom and commercial. This will include engines, pumps, aerial ladders, elevating platforms, rescue and squad trucks, water tankers, and maintenance of fire apparatus and equipment. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in FSCI 101  and FSCI 102  . Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 ; or ENG 096  and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .

     
    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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    FSCI 107 - Legal Aspects of Emergency Services

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will address the Federal, State, and local laws that regulate emergency services and include a review of national standards, regulations, and consensus standards. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 104  , FSCI 105 , and FSCI 106  all with minimum grade “C”.
    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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    FSCI 108 - Hazardous Materials-First Responder/Operations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    The course will provide emergency responders with the information to take appropriate initial actions when hazardous materials spills or releases are encountered. Additionally the course is designed to meet the classroom requirements for NFPA, OSHA, ODP and the Illinois State Fire Marshall first responder awareness and operations levels. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 104 , FSCI 105 , and FSCI 106  all with minimum grade “C”.
    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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    FSCI 110 - Fire Instructor I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Designed to teach the fire officer how to be more proficient in his/her work; how to use the resources that are available to him/her; and how to develop outlines, prepare for classes, and evaluate and prepare tests. The student will participate in practice teaching where he/she can be evaluated. This course meets the guidelines of the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal to qualify personnel of the fire service to conduct training and educational courses for fire service personnel. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 104 , FSCI 105 , and FSCI 106  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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    FSCI 111 - Vehicle Machinery Operations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    In a series of courses designed to teach the skills of rescue. This course is the introductory step in the acquisition of all knowledge and skills required in the various specialties of extrication. Topics covered are protective clothing, Incident Command, size-up, care and use of tools, and the extrication and termination process. Note: Student must provide protective clothing in accordance with the NFPA 1500-1992 Standard to participate in the practical-skills portion of this course
    Notes: Student must provide protective clothing in accordance with the NFPA 1500-1992 Standard to participate in the practical-skills portion of 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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    FSCI 112 - Fire Behavior and Combustion

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 101 , FSCI 102  and FSCI 103 .
    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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    FSCI 113 - Occupational Safety and Health for Fire Service

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the basic concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations. Topics include risk and hazard evaluation and control procedures for emergency service organizations. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 101  , FSCI 102  and FSCI 103  .
    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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    FSCI 203 - Fire Hydraulics

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems. The student, having the understanding of the appropriate laws of physics and chemistry as they apply to the fire service, will also be able to apply the correct formula to find the answer to the problem, regardless of what variables are given.  This course will also provide the information to meet the requirements of NFPA 1001, Firefighter Professional Qualifications, and NFPA 1002, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 101 , FSCI 102 , FSCI 103  and FSCI 106 .
    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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    FSCI 204 - Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A continuation of FSCI 104 with emphasis on nonresidential fires. Covered are the distribution and use of personnel and equipment in commercial, industrial and other nonresidential fire situations. An integral part of this course is the strategy and methods of attack necessary to control fire hazards in a number of nonresidential fire situations. Students are introduced to NIMs and other command models serving as incident commanders in a Chief’s capacity. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 104   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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    FSCI 206 - Fire Investigation

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Techniques and procedures for the investigation of fires, fire behavior, chemistry of fire, structural fire patterns, detection of arson, role of the investigator, and the role of the crime laboratory.  Prerequisite(s): FSCI 104 , FSCI 105 , and FSCI 106  
    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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    FSCI 208 - Fire Administration Management I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis on fire service leadership from the perspective of the company officer. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 104 , FSCI 105 , and FSCI 106  
    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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    FSCI 210 - Fire Instructor II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Builds and expands on the skills learned in the basic level instructor’s course. The standard and advanced course will work with the training officer regarding his/her duties and program, the facilities necessary, administration, and leadership. Meets the approval of the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 110  
    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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    FSCI 212 - Fire Administration Management II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course was developed in conjunction with local fire departments to train fire officers at all levels and prepare them to perform the supervisory duties that they will be required to perform on a daily basis in their respective positions.  The key aspects of leadership, how to be an effective supervisor, personnel evaluation and environmental factors and how they affect the fire fighter are the main course topics. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 208  
    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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    FSCI 213 - Building Construction II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    An advanced analysis of various methods of building construction, various types of construction materials and advanced principles of construction design. Additionally, new designs, materials and methods of construction and their impact on the fire service are discussed. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 101   and FSCI 103  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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    FSCI 221 - Fire Arson Investigation II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is a continuation of FSCI 206 intended to provide the student with advanced technical knowledge on the rule of law, fire scene analysis, fire behavior, evidence collection and preservation, scene documentation, case preparation and court-room testimony. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 112   and FSCI 206  
    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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    FSCI 223 - Fire Administration Management III

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A continuation of Fire 212 (Fire Administration Management II), analyzing and organizing personnel assignments, developing personnel policies, preparing capital budgets and fiscal financing, developing public relations programs, and developing management systems for the Fire service. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 212   with minimum grade “C”. Also must be current rostered Fire Fighter.
    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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    FSCI 224 - Fire Administration Management IV

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A continuation of FIRE 223(Fire Management III), with advanced personnel management, organizing health and safety programs, and labor relations. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 223   and must be a current rostered fire fighter.
    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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    FSCI 225 - Rope Operations

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform rescues using rope systems. The class will cover the use of rope, rope equipment, hardware, construction of mechanical advantage systems, belay and safety systems, anchor systems, and patient packaging. Special consideration will be given to the policies of standard-making agencies such as OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, and others. Upon successful completion, students will be prepared to take the Illinois OSFM certification test.
    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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    FSCI 227 - Fire Service Instructor 3

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is intended for the instructor who is ready to assume a leadership role by moving into the upper management level of his/her department and wants to develop the knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive training curricula and programs for use by single or multiple organizations; conduct organization needs analysis; and develop training goals and implementation strategies Prerequisite(s): FSCI 110   and FSCI 210  
    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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    FSCI 228 - Hazardous Materials Incident Command

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will prepare students to perform as an Incident commander or a Hazardous Materials Branch Officer at a hazardous material release/WMD incident.  The successful completion of this class and FSCI 108 “Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations” will prepare students for the Illinois Office of State Fire Marshal test Prerequisite(s): FSCI 108   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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    FSCI 230 - Fire Academy I

    Credit Hours 5
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 4
    This course teaches the history, organization, and work of the fire service. Also teaches the fundamentals of fire behavior, hose, ladders, safety, extinguishers, and self-contained breathing apparatus. Students will attend and participate in classroom lecture and practical exercises. Prerequisite(s): EMS 201 /EMS 209 , minimum GPA of 2.5, approval of Fire Science Coordinator, and must be a second-year student
    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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    FSCI 231 - Fire Academy II

    Credit Hours 5
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 4
    This course teaches the history, organization, and work of the fire service. Also teaches the fundamentals of fire behavior, hose, ladders, safety, extinguishers, and self-contained breathing apparatus. Students will attend and participate in classroom lecture and practical exercises Prerequisite(s): EMS 201 /EMS 209 , FSCI 230  with minimum grade “C”, and minimum GPA of 2.0, approval of Fire Science coordinator, and must be a 2nd year student
    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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    FSCI 232 - Fire Academy III

    Credit Hours 5
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 4
    This course teaches the history, organization, and work of the fire service. Also teaches the fundamentals of fire behavior, hose, ladders, safety, extinguishers, and self-contained breathing apparatus. Students will attend and participate in classroom lecture and practical exercises. Prerequisite(s): EMS 201 /EMS 209 , FSCI 231  with minimum grade “C”,  minimum GPA of 2.0, approval of Fire Science coordinator, and must be a 2nd year student
    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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    FSCI 233 - Advance Technician Fire Fighter

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will give the students all of the information, objectives, and practicals they will need to obtain their Advanced Technician Firefighter 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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    FSCI 235 - Fire Apparatus Engineer

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    The Fire Apparatus Engineer course is designed to give the skills necessary to operate fire pumps and driving fire apparatus. The course explains mechanical principles of pumps, pump controls, water systems, fire stream development, apparatus maintenance, intake and discharge hydraulics, apparatus spotting, and pump troubleshooting. Prerequisite(s): Must be a current rostered Fire Fighter and a Certified Fire Fighter II.
    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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    FSCI 236 - Firefighter Life Safety

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course teaches the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 101 , FSCI 102 , FSCI 103 , FSCI 105 , FSCI 106 , and FSCI 112  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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    FSCI 237 - Incident Safety Officer

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    The goal of this course is to prepare students to fiction as an Incident Safety Officer as designated by the incident commander. This course will teach students how to monitor the various types of incidents including: Fire, EMS, Technical rescue, Hazardous Materials and Dive scenes and report to the Incident Commander the status of conditions, hazards and risk present.  This course will also cover accident investigation and review procedures as well as how to develop and participate in a post-incident analysis. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 113   with minimum grade “B”.
    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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    FSCI 241 - Hazardous Materials Technician B

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    Students are trained to meet the following performance requirements: know NIMS and Unified Command; know self protection measures and rescue and evacuation procedures for WMD. Students are trained to mitigate incidents involving hazardous materials. Students will show an understanding of monitoring, detection, and basic skills needed to evaluate and work at an incident such as, identifying basic hazard and risk assessment techniques; selecting and using proper personal protective equipment. Students will demonstrate an understanding of relevant standard operating guidelines and termination procedures for incidents involving the release of hazardous materials and/or CBRNE agents. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 108   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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    FSCI 243 - Hazardous Materials Chemistry

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides basic chemistry relating to the categories of hazardous materials including recognition, identification, reactivity and health hazards encountered by emergency services. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 108 , FSCI 228 , and FSCI 241  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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    FSCI 246 - Rope Technician

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform rescues using rope systems. The class will cover the use of rope, rope equipment, self-rescue, construction of mechanical advantage systems and high lines, belay and safety systems, and patient packaging. Special consideration will be given to the policies of standard-making agencies such as OSHA, ANSI, NFPA.  This course will prepare student to take the Illinois Office of State Fire Marshal exam. Prerequisite(s): FSCI 225   with minimum grade of “C”.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









French

  
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    FRCH 101 - Elementary French I

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course is an introduction to basic elements of the French language and cultural background of the French-speaking world, offered for those who have had no French or have had one year of high school French.  The emphasis is on the development of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in practical and realistic situations meaningful to beginning students. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; 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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    FRCH 102 - Elementary French II

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course is a continuation of French 101, focusing on the basic elements of the French language and cultural background of the French-speaking world.  The emphasis is on increasing students’ ability to communicate through the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Prerequisite(s): “C” or better in French 101 or proficiency exam.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    FRCH 103 - Intermediate French I

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course is a thorough review of the structure of the French language. Students become increasingly proficient at expressing their thoughts, feelings and opinions on a variety of matters. The students’ knowledge of Francophone cultures and traditions is enhanced through discussion and analysis of important cultural themes. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in FRCH 102  or proficiency exam.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    FRCH 104 - Intermediate French II

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number H1 900
    This course is a thorough review of the structure of the French language. Students become increasingly proficient at expressing their thoughts, feelings and opinions on a variety of matters. The students’ knowledge of francophone cultures and traditions is enhanced through discussion and analysis of important cultural themes. Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade “C” in FRCH 103  or proficiency exam.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

  
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    FRCH 106 - Advanced French II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course is a continuation of FRCH 105. Prerequisite(s): minimum grade “C” in FRCH 105  or proficiency exam.
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional


Game Design

  
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    GAME 200 - Game Design

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    The course will provide introduction to game design, theory, and game programming. Topics include analyzing game genres, gameplay, artificial intelligence, storytelling, level design, and play testing. Students will design and write a simple game and design document, much like what is used in the profession.
    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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    GAME 202 - 3D Modeling

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This courses introduces students to the basics of 3D graphics. Students will learn the visual effects of rendering, texturing, lighting, 3D polygonal modeling, NURBS modeling and animation. Students will create a comprehensive class project incorporating the techniques taught throughout the semester. Prerequisite(s): GAME 200   or OFS 120  or consent of department
    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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    GAME 203 - Game Production

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course introduces students to the production methods and the role of a game producer.  Students will learn the techniques of team management, asset management, and quality assurance.
    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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    GAME 204 - Basic Animation

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course introduces students to the basics of animation.  Students will create animation by building a storyboard, and using such features as the camera sequencer, IK/FK, lip syncing and the graph editor. Prerequisite(s): GAME 202   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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    GAME 207 - Digital Audio for Game Design

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course introduces the student to the basics of digital audio for games. Course topics include the study of digital recording and processing using digital audio workstation software. Prerequisite(s): GAME 211   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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    GAME 208 - Educational & Children’s Games

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course will explore games that are appropriate for children, while in the educational setting. An analysis of math, word and logic type of games will be evaluated, based on a skill and age level. Students to create and develop a game that is appropriate for an identified skill and aged student. Prerequisite(s): GAME 200   and CIS 130 , 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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    GAME 211 - Game Development I

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course introduces students the development of computer and video games. Students will learn how to design and implement 2D games using game engines. Prerequisite(s): GAME 200   and CIS 130 , or consent of department
    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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    GAME 212 - Game Development II

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course deals with advanced skills and techniques for the development of computer and video games. Students will learn how to design and implement 3D games using game engines. Prerequisite(s): GAME 202   and GAME 211 , or consent of department
    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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    GAME 213 - Role Playing Game Programming

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course will teach students to use a low level graphic library such as DirectX to create games. Students will learn how to design and implement Role Playing games. Prerequisite(s): GAME 202  , GAME 211  and CIS 246 , 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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    GAME 214 - Cross-Platform Game Development Environments

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course will teach students to program games in different platforms (PS2, XBox, PC, and GameCube, etc.). Students will learn how to design and implement cross-platform games. Prerequisite(s): GAME 211  and CIS 246  or CIS 261 ; 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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    GAME 232 - Advanced 3D Modeling

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    This course provides the student with an advanced understanding of 3D graphic creation and modeling.  Students will learn advanced techniques of rendering, texturing and lighting, on both characters and structures. Students will create a comprehensive class project incorporating the techniques taught throughout the semester. Current industry standard application software will be used, such as Autodesk maya. Prerequisite(s): GAME 202   or consent of department
    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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    GAME 250 - iPhone Programming for Games

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    Students looking to focus on developing applications for the iPhone and iPod touch will learn advanced coding techniques. OpenGL ES (3D and 2D), OpenAL, QuartzCore, and peer to peer bluetooth and wi-fi networking will be covered. Prerequisite(s): CIS 130   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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    GAME 299 - Special Topics in GAME

    Credit Hours .5-4
    Lecture: .5-4 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 game research, game programming, game development or some combination that will contribute meaningfully to the education of the student.  Different topics will be taught as per the demand. 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









Geographic Information Systems

  
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    GIS 101 - Introduction to GIS Technology

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    Introduction to the fundamentals of Geospatial Technology including concepts and use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and brief introductions to the use of Global Positioning Systems (GNSS/GPS), cartography and visualization, remote sensing, and spatial analysis through use of professional grade GIS software exercises. Participants will learn how geospatial technology is used in business, industry and government.  This course is designed as an entry-level first course and basic computer literacy is strongly recommended.
    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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    GIS 110 - Spatial Analysis

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces students to problem-solving and decision making using spatial analysis techniques, applicable to a range of disciplines.  Course includes the basics of using GIS programs including data models, coordinate systems, geoprocessing, editing and analysis of data models. Prerequisite(s): GIS 101  
    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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    GIS 120 - Data Acquisition & Management

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    This course addresses the interpretation and understanding of a variety of data formats used by geospatial professionals.  It introduces the fundamental concepts such as GIS data creation, database creation, data management, and discusses techniques for the collection, classification, integration, and management of geographical data. Prerequisite(s): GIS 110  
    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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    GIS 130 - Cartographic Design

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    This course introduces fundamental cartographic concepts. Students will learn to employ design principles to create and edit effective visual representations of data (e.g. maps, graphs and diagrams) in different formats (e.g. hardcopy, digital, web). Specific topics include the ethical and appropriate application of map scale, map projections, generalization and symbolization.  Prerequisite(s): GIS 101  
    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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    GIS 200 - Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    An introduction to remote sensing of the physical features of the earth. Topics include the physical principles on which remote sensing is based, history and future trends, sensors and their characteristics, image data sources, and image classification, processing, interpretation and analysis techniques. Prerequisite(s): GIS 101  
    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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    GIS 210 - Geospatial Programming

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    The course provides an understanding of how to customize GIS software applications by way of modified service interface elements.  Topics include the theory and implementation of the various scripting languages currently in use.  Upon completion, students will be able to solve geospatial problems and streamline GIS workflows through the creation and modification of scripts. Prerequisite(s): GIS 110   and CIS 137  
    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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    GIS 220 - GIS Web Application

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 2
    The course introduces the design, publishing, optimization of geospatial servers, and maintenance of basic geospatial web services and applications.  The course includes an introduction to browser and mobile enabled interactive application. Prerequisite(s): GIS 210   and CIS 211  
    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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    GIS 260 - GIS Capstone

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    The capstone is a final learning experience resulting in a consolidation of the student’s educational experience and certifies mastery of entry level workplace geospatial competencies. The course will be project based learning involving simulation of the workplace through case studies, portfolios, and employment scenarios that allows the student to apply broad knowledge of the GIS discipline. Project execution will involve job shadowing, industry projects and mentoring. The capstone experience should occur during the last semester of the student’s educational program. Prerequisite(s): GIS 210   or consent of the department Corequisite(s): GIS 220  
    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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    GIS 291 - GIS Career Development

    Credit Hours 1
    Lecture: 1 Lab: 0
    This course is designed to help the GIS graduating student in preparing for and acquiring employment in an industry that utilizes GIS technology. The course focuses on the skills necessary to conduct a job search, professional networking, develop a resume and write a cover letter as well as interview skills with professional industry. It also serves to explore various career options and opportunities, both public and private, which incorporate and utilize GIS skills and technology. Prerequisite(s): 12 hours of GIS coursework 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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    GIS 295 - GIS Internship

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 0 Lab: 20
    This course gives the student the opportunity to work in a field or industry utilizing GIS technology. The student gains job experience in a structured environment with supervision and guidance provided by industry professionals and the JJC GIS faculty. The student will be required to demonstrate and apply the GIS skills learned and assessed by the employer and faculty. The internship may also serve as a tool to find employment opportunities after graduation.
      Prerequisite(s): 12 hours of GIS coursework or consent of department Corequisite(s): GIS 291  
    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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    GIS 299 - Selected Topics in GIS

    Credit Hours 1-4
    Lecture: 1-4 Lab: 0-6
    A course for students to pursue an extensive project or additional coursework. Emphasis will be based on developing additional skills and exploring emerging or related topics that will keep students up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in the GIS field as well as contribute to their professional advancement. The nature of the project/course will be determined by the program faculty in cooperation with industry.
    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









Geography

  
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    GEOG 102 - World Regional Geography

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S4 900N
    An introductory study of the geography of societies and nations.  The regional distribution of human, cultural and natural phenomena, emphasizing the spatial interaction between the physical world and man’s occupancy.  Recommended as an elective for education majors, particularly elementary and junior high.  Generally transfers as a social science course. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in one of the following:  ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 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

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? Yes








  
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    GEOG 104 - Introductory Economic Geography

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S4 903N
    This course involves the analysis of the distribution and characteristics of leading global economic activities.  The focus is on the changing structure of our national economy and on how those changes affect the prospects of American communities and American workers.  Recommended as an elective for business and agriculture majors.  Transfers as a social science course. Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in one of the following:  ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 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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    GEOG 106 - Cultural Geography

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    IAI GECC Number S4 900N
    Studies the spatial relationships between people, culture and the environment.  The course emphasizes global comparisons of various aspects of cultural diversity.  Generally transfers as a social science course.

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

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? Yes








  
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    GEOG 111 - Physical Geography - Weather and Climate

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    IAI GECC Number P1 909L
    This course studies the weather and climatic patterns of the earth and the soils and vegetation that develop as a result.  Human impacts on and responses to these processes and patterns are also considered.  This course satisfies the laboratory science requirement and will generally transfer as such. 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 ; and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .
    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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    GEOG 112 - Physical Geography - Landforms

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    IAI GECC Number P1 909L
    An introduction to fundamental concepts and practices in physical geography and earth science, emphasizing the distribution of landforms and their formation by the interaction of various components of Earth’s physical environment.  The course focuses on the precise description, measurement, analysis and interpretation of Earth’s surface features.  Students will develop map reading, measurement and computational skills through frequent lab exercises.  This course will satisfy the laboratory science requirement and will generally transfer as such.   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 ; and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Geology

  
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    GEOL 101 - Principles of Physical Geology

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 2
    IAI GECC Number P1 907L
    An introduction to the study of Earth’s origin, composition, and structures.  Special emphasis is placed on internal and external processes affecting landscape development.  Lab topics include mineral and rock identification, topographic map interpretation, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers, streams, coastal processes, deserts, and geological time. 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 ; and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .
    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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    GEOL 102 - Historical Geology

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
    Emphasis on the origin and structure of Earth and its history as revealed by rock strata. Evolution of plant and animal life is followed through the study of fossils. 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 ; and placement into MATH 094  or minimum grade “C” in MATH 090 .
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









German Language (Self-Instructional Language Program-SILP)

  
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    GER 110 - Conversational German I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course focuses upon an independent approach, while relying upon tutorial guidance from a native-speaker, to develop listening, speaking, and reading skills as initial steps to achieving competence as a speaker of German. Emphasis is given to intensive drill, practice and review through listening of audio CDs and conversation among students and with the drill tutor. Prerequisite(s): Placement testing into ENG 101  or minimum grade “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099  ; ENG 022  and ENG 099  ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089  ; or ENG 096  .
    Notes: Cannot be taken as independent study.

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

  
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    GER 111 - Conversational German II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will continue GER 110, specifically through further development of students? listening, speaking, and reading skills learned during the first semester. Through tutorial guidance from native speakers, students will increase their competencies as speakers of German (both formal and idiomatic). Emphasis continues on drill practice (both individually and in groups), and review through listening of audio CDs and by actual conversations among students and with the drill tutor. Prerequisite(s): GER 110   or “B” on GER 110 proficiency
    Notes: Cannot be taken as independent study.

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

  
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    GER 112 - Intermediate German I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This course will continue GER 111, specifically through further development of students’ listening, speaking, and reading skills learned during the second semester. Through tutorial guidance from native speakers, students will increase their competencies as speakers of German (both formal and idiomatic). Emphasis continues on drill, practice (both individually and in groups), and review through listening of audio CD’s and by actual conversations among students and with the drill tutor. Cannot be taken as independent study. Prerequisite(s): GER 111  
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Health

  
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    HEAL 109 - Principles of Normal Nutrition

    Credit Hours 2
    Lecture: 2 Lab: 0
    A course in normal nutrition which includes the composition and nutritive value of the various foodstuffs from a physiological viewpoint. This course is designed to give an understanding of the nutritional needs of the normal human body necessary for the later understanding of any deviations from normal.

     

      Prerequisite(s): Recommended BIO 250  
    Is course repeatable for credit? No
    Variable Hour Exist No
    Mode of Delivery
    Traditional, Online

    Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No









Health Information Management

  
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    HIM 101 - Health Information Management I

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    A study of the basic concepts of health record science needed to function effectively as a health information department clerk in a hospital, nursing home, clinic, or physician’s office. Teaches the various forms that comprise a health record, assembly of records, health analysis, health record anatomy, health record terminology, and explores other job classifications available in health information departments.
    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 102 - Health Information Management II

    Credit Hours 3
    Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
    This class will cover strategic human resource management in a healthcare setting through lecture and assignments. Teaches various steps in the human resource field for hiring, maintaining, and retaining healthcare employees. Prerequisite(s): HIM 101 , 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 110 - Basic ICD Coding

    Credit Hours 4
    Lecture: 4 Lab: 0
    An introduction for beginning coders to develop an understanding of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding characteristics, terminology, and conventions. Focus is to orient the student to the coding requirements of the prospective payment system in order to correctly code disorders to obtain reimbursement from insurance companies. Prerequisite(s): Take one of the following groups to fulfill the Biology requirement: BIO 100  and BIO 125 ; BIO 151 ; or BIO 250  and BIO 251 , all with minimum grade “C”. HIM 115  which may be taken concurrently.
    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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    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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