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    1. Computer - General

    2. CMPT 101 - Computer Concepts and Applications I

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course provides both a practical and conceptual background in computing and information processing and management fundamentals. Students receive hands-on experience while learning the latest graphical interface technology and how it interacts with word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics and the Internet. Microsoft Windows and Windows applications are the software products used. Lab time outside of class is required. Students must have some familiarity with the Windows Operating System or computers using graphical user interfaces (e.g. Mac OS or Linux). Students with no computing experience should take AITC 101, Computer Literacy prior to enrolling in CMPT 101. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. Criminal Justice

    2. CRJS 210 - Constitutional Law

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course includes a history of the United States Constitution, describes the structure of American government as developed through court interpretation of the Constitution and emphasizes constitutional safeguards of liberty and property. The objective of this course is to acquaint the student with the judicial system, and structure and process of Constitutional litigation by a detailed study of the rights of citizens. Offered Fall, Spring, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    3. CRJS 281 - Procedural Criminal Law

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course is a comprehensive analysis of the rules of evidence and criminal procedural law; judicial notice; presumption; real and circumstantial evidence; burden of proof; province of court and jury; documentary evidence; hearsay; confessions and admissions; laws of arrest; and search and seizure. Offered Fall, Spring, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. Economics

    2. ECON 101 - Principles of Microeconomics

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: An introduction to the determination of price theory, distribution theory, and market structure analysis. The course will also examine current economic problems and international trade. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. English

    2. ENGL 125 - Public Speaking

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: The aim of this course in to equip students through speech planning, organization, delivery and evaluation for various extemporaneous speaking experiences which they may encounter in their professional and personal lives. This course includes speeches to inform, demonstrate, persuade and evoke emotion. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    3. ENGL 210 - The Short Story

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: A comparative study of representative stories from the diverse literary traditions with special emphasis on conventional, modern, and experimental techniques of artistic unity. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. History

    2. HIST 110 - Interpretations of American History I

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: Issues and problems in American history through Civil War period. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. Psychology

    2. PSYC 100 - General Psychology

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course consists of systematic, empirical study of human behavior. The course covers the following: introduction to psychology, research methodology, biological psychology, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning memory, thought and language, intelligence, human development, motivation and emotion, personality theories, abnormal psychology, health psychology, and social psychology. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    3. PSYC 205 - Developmental Psychology

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: A systematic life span approach to the study of human development from conception to death. Major areas will include physical, cognitive and social/personality changes. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Prerequisite(s):
            Subj Crse# Course Title             Minimum Grade
            PSYC 100   General Psychology             D   Prerequisite Only   
      

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. Sociology

    2. SOCL 100 - Sociology

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: An introduction to the scientific study of human social interaction with emphasis on societies, groups, organizations, social networks and communities as the units of analysis. Topics covered include culture, social structure, socialization, sex roles, groups, and networks, organizations, deviance and social stratification, race and ethnic relations and social institutions. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.