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    1. Accounting

    2. ACTG 120 - Personal Finance

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course provides a foundation in the basic principles of financial planning and gives a brief introduction of more advanced personal financial planning topics. Budgeting, taxes, consumer credit, insurance, investments and estate planning will be discussed. Offered Fall, Spring, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. Business Administration

    2. BADM 200 - Business Communications

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course explores written, verbal, and non-verbal communications as applied to business situations. It includes discussion of the specific types of written business communications forms and graphic aids for successful visual communication; listening skills; resume preparation; interviewing techniques; and group reports and oral presentations. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    3. BADM 220 - Statistics

      Credits: 4.000    Lecture Hours: 4.000   

      Description: This course will discuss general statistical methods used in the collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data. This includes measures of central tendency; dispersion and skewness; probability theory; probability distributions (discrete and continuous); hypothesis testing, including "t" and "z" distributions; chi square analysis; and regression analysis, correlation and ANOVA. Credit cannot be received for both BADM 220 and MATH 135. Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    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 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course is a survey of the historical and philosophical development of law enforcement. It will analyze the major components of the criminal justice system: police, courts and corrections, the criminal justice process and current in the field. Credit can only be received for CRJS 101 or CRJS 103. Offered Fall, Spring, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    3. CRJS 255 - Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course will explore the methods and philosophy of the juvenile court system, police programs for the prevention and control of juvenile delinquency, and the role of various social work agencies in the care and treatment of juveniles. Special attention will be given to police techniques utilized in handling juveniles, with emphasis on the utilization of existing community resources. The course will examine prevailing professional philosophy, existing law, public policy and knowledge of current delinquent behavior theories. Offered Fall, Spring, DL.

      Dates offered:
      Not open for registration.


    1. Education

    2. EDUC 100 - Child Development

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: Human development from conception through the school years is described and related to current research and theories. An ecological approach is used to broaden the students' knowledge of the many systems which influence development. The interdependence among all aspects of growth and development is emphasized. The needs of infants and children at each age and stage are related to their day to day care and educational programs. Up to 30 hours of unsupervised field experience also required in this course. 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. Health

    2. HLTH 152 - First Aid

      Credits: 2.000    Lecture Hours: 2.000   

      Description: A course designed to provide the theory and skills necessary to administer first aid and/or CPR to a patient. Students who qualify will receive Red Cross certification in "First Aid: Responding to Emergencies" and "Adult CPR". Offered Fall, Spring, Summer. A lab fee will be required.

      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. Marketing

    2. MKTG 120 - Principles of Marketing

      Credits: 3.000    Lecture Hours: 3.000   

      Description: This course will provide an introduction to marketing. The marketing planning process and the market environment will be discussed. Students will learn about consumer behavior and gain an understanding of targeting and positioning. Additionally, the elements of the marketing mix including new product development, promotion, pricing, and distribution will be covered. Offered Fall, Spring, 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.