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2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
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  Apr 13, 2021
 
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog 
  
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog

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Food Service Systems

  
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    FSS 0267 - Food Preparation Worker V



    This course is a continuation of Food Preparation Worker IV and was developed to increase students competencies in identification, selection and purchasing of food, food and beverage cost control, food science, management techniques and food presentation. Communication and mathematics skills will be enforced. Students will develop skills as bakers and cooks in restaurant food service.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 0266

    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    FSS 0268 - Food Service and Restaurant Manager I



    This course is a continuation of Food Preparation Worker V and explores career and advancement opportunities. Included are competencies in identification, selection and purchasing of food, food and beverage cost control, food science, food management techniques, advanced cooking and food presentation techniques. Students will develop skills for the position as entry-level managers.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 0267

    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    FSS 0269 - Food Service and Restaurant Manager II



    This course is a continuation of Food Service and Restaurant Manager I and was developed for students to develop competence in management skills; food service and hospitality laws and regulations; business plans; menus; cost control techniques; guidelines and policies; physical plan layouts; marketing strategies; and career opportunities. Students will develop skills for the position of food service manager.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 0268

    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    FSS 1063 - Baking



    Students will acquire knowledge of the composition and properties of baking ingredients. They will utilize the proper equipment and tools, and standardize recipes to prepare yeast breads, rolls, pastries and cakes in the food service laboratory. The instructor will evaluate the products prepared based on established food service standards.
    Prerequisites
    FOS 1201

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
    (CBE)
  
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    FSS 1100 - Menu and Marketing Management



    Students will acquire knowledge and demonstrate skills in menu planning, costing and pricing menu items, and designing menu format. The course will utilize effective internal marketing techniques and emphasizes positive public relation techniques.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1221

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSS 1120 - Management of Food and Beverage Purchasing



    Students will acquire the fundamentals involved in purchasing food and beverages in quantity. The course emphasizes standardizing, grading and estimating, selecting, receiving and storing foods and beverages, as well as the practical application in writing specifications and in developing purchasing techniques.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1221

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSS 1200 - Culinary Terminology and Procedures



    This course in culinary terminology and procedures will introduce students to standard kitchen phrases. Students will identify and describe equipment used in the kitchen and identify and describe basic cooking procedures. The course will also include the importance of use of standard kitchen measurement terminology and recipe conversion.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 1
  
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    FSS 1202 - Food Production I



    Students will acquire knowledge and skill in the preparation of food. Included are basic principles and techniques of food preparation, management of resources, use of recipes, use and care of equipment and evaluation of food products. The course emphasizes safety and sanitation practices.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
    (CBE)
  
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    FSS 1221 - Food Production II



    Students will focus on the knowledge and preparation of meats, poultry, seafood, as well as starches, fruits and vegetables. Students will utilize all dry and moist methods of cooking. Menu selection and balance will be studied. The course emphasizes safety and sanitation procedures. Students will operate kitchen equipment and tools.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1202 and FOS 1201

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    FSS 1240 - American Regional Foods



    Students will plan and prepare menus that demonstrate various American regional foods. Students will study various regional styles such as: Cajun, Creole, New England, Southwest, etc.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1202

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    FSS 1242 - International Foods



    In this course students will study and practice a la carte menu preparation for fine dining room service. Students will study the classical/international menus of Europe and the Orient. Special focus will be given to place presentation, portion control and expediting.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1202

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    FSS 1248 - Garde-Manger



    Students will acquire knowledge and demonstrate skills in the cold foods area of the kitchen. The key topics will include sausages, pats, terrines, cured and smoked foods, cheese making, hors d’oeuvres, appetizers, condiments, garnishings and ice carving.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1221

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    FSS 1250 - Dining Room Management



    Students will acquire knowledge of various types of service appropriate to dining in such settings as upscale restaurants, bistro-style cafes, private dining rooms, banquets and both on- and off-premise catering functions. The course will demonstrate the relationship of menu, equipment, wine service, supplies, merchandising and personnel to create exemplary customer service. Differing styles of dining room service, including French, Russian, English and American will be stressed. The college-operated dining labs, through hands-on competencies and demonstrations, will support course objectives.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    FSS 2284 - Catering and Buffet Management



    This course provides future managers with skills in catering and buffet operation functions. Students will discuss, plan, and execute a variety of catering concepts which include marketing principles and contracts, food costs, preparation of menus, serving styles and dining area layouts.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1250, FSS 1221, FSS 1240 or FSS 1242

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    FSS 2300 - Supervision and Personnel Management



    Students will develop and demonstrate skills necessary to the managerial procedures and functions of a food service operation. The course emphasizes personnel selection, interviewing techniques, supervision, organization, and planning and evaluation.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSS 2942 - Culinary Management Internship I



    Students will participate in work related experience in the food service industry. Student interns will demonstrate occupational preparation and work habits as prescribed from course theories and labs.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1221

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour every other week and 10 field experience hours
    (CBE)
  
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    FSS 2943 - Culinary Management Internship II



    Students will participate in a supervised internship at an advanced level. This internship will be designed to provide students with opportunities to enhance technical skills in a specific culinary area.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1221

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 0.5 hour lecture (1 hour every other week); 10 field experience hours

French Language

  
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    FRE 1120 - Beginning French I



    This beginning course consists of the fundamentals of French speech and grammar taught by integrating the basic communication skills of hearing and understanding, speaking, reading and writing.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 1 unsupervised laboratory hour
    (CBE)
  
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    FRE 1121 - Beginning French II



    This course is a continuation of Beginning French I.
    Prerequisites
    FRE 1120 or equivalent

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 1 unsupervised laboratory hour
    (CBE)
  
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    FRE 2200 - Intermediate French I



    This course integrates a thorough review of the principles of grammar with compositions and conversations planned to develop a basic active vocabulary and facility in communicating in written and spoken French. Students will study readings in the history and culture of France and Francophone countries.
    Prerequisites
    FRE 1121 or equivalent

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 unsupervised laboratory hour
  
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    FRE 2201 - Intermediate French II



    This course is a continuation of Intermediate French I.
    Prerequisites
    FRE 2200 or equivalent

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 unsupervised laboratory hour

Funeral Services

  
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    FSE 1000 - Introduction to Funeral Services



    This course provides an orientation to the profession of funeral services. Topics include the historical role of funeral service from pre-Christian to modern times, functional role of the funeral service practitioner, ethical practices, sociology of funeral service, current and future trends, and funeral service organizations. Emphasis will be on the development of funeral service practices in the United States.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 1105 - Thanatochemistry



    This course is a survey of the basic principles of disinfection and preservation as they relate to embalming. Especially stressed are the chemical principles involved in sanitation, disinfection, and embalming practice. The development and use of personal, professional, and community sanitation practices are addressed, as well as use and precautions related to potentially harmful chemicals that are currently used in the field of funeral services.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    FSE 1204 - Funeral Services Computer Applications



    This course introduces methods of using computers as effective funeral home management tools in the day-to-day operations of a funeral home.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    FSE 2060 - Funeral Directing



    The student will examine the responsibilities of the funeral director from the first call until the last service rendered to the family. The student will study various religions, fraternal, military, secular, and traditional funeral customs. The student will be taught specific counseling procedures used when counseling the bereaved family. Specific attention will be paid to the counseling and communication techniques and skills that will assist individual family members with handling grief and the mourning process. In addition, students will explore the promotion of pre-need and after-care services.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2061 - Thanatology



    This course emphasizes the psychological and sociological dynamics of death, dying, and bereavement and the funeral directors role in counseling families through the process. Students will study the symbolic and ritualistic aspects of funerals and their impacts upon the emotional experience of the bereaved. A clear understanding of the grief process and its variations among individuals as influenced by psychological factors is addressed. The course also addresses the funeral director as a facilitating agent for effective mourning through personal interaction and the design and implementation of the funeral.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2080 - Funeral Law



    The course of study will include legal methods of disposition, legal responsibilities of the funeral practitioner, common and statutory laws, Florida laws regulating funeral practices and establishments, crematory and cemetery laws, and probate laws for estates. The student will trace the laws that govern the funeral director and the embalmer and their legal responsibilities to the consumer. Knowledge will be gained concerning the legal status of a dead human body, necessities of disposition, methods of disposition, rights and parties undertaking responsibility of disposition, custodial rights of the dead human remains, contract laws, right of disposition, control of the funeral, general rules of priority pertaining to next of kin, mental anguish, photographs, confidentiality, negligent acts by the funeral director and/or embalmer, mutilation laws, injury to pallbearers, Clergy and staff, physical impact, collection against an estate, primary obligor, estate liability, cremation, authorization, commingling of remains, personal effects, storage and shipping of remains.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2100 - Embalming I



    This course will introduce the techniques of embalming through a study of the body, sanitation, embalming agents, instruments, and methods of embalming. The course includes the theory, practices, and techniques of sanitation; as well as restoration and preservation methods and techniques.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 1105 and BSC 2085C

    Corequisites
    FSE 2100L

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2100L - Embalming Clinical I



    This course is a laboratory experience in a funeral home. The student will use the techniques of embalming including sanitation, embalming agents, instruments, and various methods of embalming. The student will also demonstrate methods of restoration and preservation on deceased human remains. Laboratory experience will consist of embalming deceased remains and of other related activities.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 1105

    Corequisites
    FSE 2100

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 2 clinical hours
  
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    FSE 2120 - Restorative Art



    This course will build upon the students knowledge of the anatomical structures of the cranial and facial areas of the human skull gained through anatomy. Utilizing terms and knowledge of cranial and facial structures, the student will describe the facial proportions and markings. Students will develop a knowledge of anatomical modeling, facial expressions, familiarization with instruments, materials and techniques necessary to rebuild the human face that has been destroyed by traumatic and/or pathological conditions.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 1105 and BSC 2085C

    Corequisites
    FSE 2120L

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2120L - Restorative Art Laboratory



    This laboratory experience is taught in a school campus laboratory. The student will perform hands-on application of modeling various restorative waxes to recreate head and facial features to normalcy of a deceased human being. The practice of reconstruction will be done on plastic skulls. The student will be required to have a complete knowledge of the muscular system of the head and bone structure of the human skull. He/she will demonstrate proficiency in the use of the modeling instruments and the proper use of modeling wax. The student will recognize color combinations and practice applying cosmetics in various skin tones in order to simulate normal skin color and hues.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 1000 and BSC 2085C

    Corequisites
    FSE 2120

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 2 laboratory hours
  
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    FSE 2140 - Embalming II



    This course is an advanced study of the techniques of embalming through a study of the body, sanitation, embalming agents, instruments, and methods of embalming. The student will study the anatomy of the circulatory system, the autopsied case, the cavity embalming, the contents of the thoracic and abdominal cavities and various embalming treatments.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 2100

    Corequisites
    FSE 2140L

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2140L - Embalming Clinical II



    This course is a laboratory experience in a funeral home. The student will use the techniques of embalming including sanitation, embalming agents, instruments, and various methods of embalming. Laboratory experience will consist of embalming deceased remains and of other related activities.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 2100

    Corequisites
    FSE 2140

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 2 clinical hours
  
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    FSE 2160 - Funeral Pathology



    Students will be in an advanced study of the cause, course, and effects of diseases upon the human body, with stress on ways in which tissue changes affect the embalming process.
    Prerequisites
    HSC 1524

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2201 - Funeral Home Operations



    This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the principles of the operations of a funeral home. Topics to study will include merchandising, casket and vault construction, pre-need and at-need funeral arrangements, funeral services forms, and death benefits.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 2202

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    FSE 2202 - Funeral Home Management



    Students will examine the principles and practices of funeral home management. Materials will include items that are required to operate a successful funeral home: Supervision, obtaining finances to start or purchase a business, daily fiscal operations of business, inventory, and insurance.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    FSE 2930 - Funeral Services Professional Review



    This seminar-type course will review all necessary procedures and requirements for state and national licensure as a Funeral Director and Embalmer.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 1
  
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    FSE 2946 - Professional Practicum I



    This course requires the student to perform the duties and services, as assigned by the preceptor and the faculty of funeral service program in a funeral home. The student will observe and participate in the execution of the total services rendered to the family by the funeral director/ embalmer. The student will be given the opportunity to learn embalming techniques by active participation in the preparation room. Embalming reports and assignments are required to be completed by the student. Students will need to complete 96 hours of practicum experience in a funeral home setting.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 2100

    Corequisites
    FSE 2140

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 6
  
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    FSE 2947 - Professional Practicum II



    This course requires the student to perform the duties and services, as assigned by the preceptor and the faculty of funeral service program in a funeral home. Students will observe and participate in the total services rendered to a family by the funeral director. Management reports and assignments are required to be completed by students. Students will need to complete 96 hours of practicum experience in a funeral home setting. Students will be required to take the National Board Examination before credit is given.
    Prerequisites
    FSE 2060

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 6

General Business

  
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    GEB 1011 - Introduction to Business



    This course is an introduction to current business systems and procedures in today’s world. The orderly presentation of the subject matter provides students with the framework for further study in the field or the background for practical application in business and industry.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
    (CBE)
  
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    GEB 3212 - Business Writing



    This course will focus on techniques to improve writing skills. The course will use a workshop format that relies on writing assignments, discussions and classroom activities. An emphasis on global business writing will be included.
    Prerequisites
    ENC 1101 or equivalent and junior-level status

    Degrees Offered
    B.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    GEB 4891 - Strategic Management and Decision Making



    This course emphasizes strategic planning and strategy implementation in an organization. Students learn how to perform internal and external audit, identify problems, and formulate goals and objectives. Students will develop action plans, and evaluate the effectiveness of the outcome of the plan. Case studies are used to promote decision making abilities.
    Prerequisites
    Junior level status or above

    Degrees Offered
    B.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

General Mathematics

  
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    MAT 0002 - Basic Mathematics



    This course is designed for students who lack the basic skills necessary for success in MAT 0024, Elementary Algebra. The major topics in the course are operations with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, as well as ratios and proportions, percents, signed numbers and geometry. An introduction to Algebra will also be discussed. Satisfactory completion of this course requires passing the course and the Exit Examination. Eligibility to sit for the Exit Examination is determined by the student having a qualifying grade of “C” or better at the time of the examination. The final course grade is determined by the qualifying course grade and affirmed by a passing score on the Exit Examination.
    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4
  
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    MAT 0024 - Elementary Algebra



    This course is designed for students who have had little or no algebra. The major topics in this course are sets, real numbers and their properties, exponents and polynomials, linear equations and linear inequalities, as well as an introduction to applications, factoring, rational expressions, radicals (square roots), and graphing in two variables. Satisfactory completion of this course requires passing the course and the State Exit Examination. Eligibility to sit for the State Exit Examination is determined by the student having a qualifying grade of “C” or better at the time of the examination. The final course grade is determined by the qualifying course grade and affirmed by a passing score on the State Exit Examination.
    Prerequisites
    MAT 0002 with a grade of “C” or better, or satisfactory score on the placement test

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4
  
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    MAT 1033 - Intermediate Algebra



    This course is designed for students who require additional skills in algebra before taking MAC 1105, MGF 1106 or MGF 1107. The major topics include sets, linear equations and inequalities with applications, absolute value, polynomials and factoring, rational expressions with applications, exponents, roots and radicals, quadratic equations with applications, relations and functions, graphs and systems of linear equations and inequalities. This course is an elective and will not apply towards A.A. or A.S. mathematics General Education requirements. This course will count as an A.A. elective in both A.A. and A.S. requirements.
    Prerequisites
    MAT 0024 with a grade of “C” or better or satisfactory score on the placement test

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4
    (CBE)

Geography: Information Science

  
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    GIS 2040 - Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems



    This course introduces the hardware and software components of a Geographic Information System and reviews GIS applications. Topics include data structures and basic functions, methods of data capture and sources of data, and the nature and characteristics of spatial data and objects. Upon completion, students should be able to identify GIS hardware components, typical operations, products/applications, and differences between database models and between raster and vector systems.
    Prerequisites
    CGS 1570

    Corequisites
    CGS 2542

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GIS 2045 - Intermediate Geographic Information Systems



    This course is a continuation of GIS 2040. This course will focus on advanced topics in GIS including planning, management, raster-vector integration, and data quality issues. Students will learn how to do spatial modeling, advanced editing and database query mainly in ArcGIS environment. Basic techniques of GPS data collection will also be introduced. Students will learn how to bring all the pieces of Geographic Information Technologies together for advanced analysis and modeling.
    Prerequisites
    GIS 2040

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GIS 2046 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems



    This course is a continuation of GIS 2045. Advanced GIS principles, techniques, analysis, and applications will be introduced through lecture and laboratory exercises. Applied experience using GIS software in real world situations will be the central focus of this course.
    Prerequisites
    GIS 2045

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour

Geography: Regional

  
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    GEA 1000 - World Geography



    Geography is an integrative discipline that bridges the social sciences, physical science, and humanities in the study of the relations between human beings and the earth. This introductory course deals with humanity’s relationship to the natural environment in the various climatic, regional, and economic areas of the world, and the interrelationships.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    GEA 2210 - Geography of North America



    The regional geography of North America, USA, Canada and Mexico examines the population distribution and physical landscape of North America with an emphasis on understanding important geographical aspects of these three modern countries.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    GEA 2270 - Geography of Florida



    This course is designed to study important geographical aspects of the state of Florida. This course is concerned with physical, historical, population, economic, political and future geography of this state within the United States.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    GEA 2630 - Geography of the Middle East



    This course deals with important geographical aspects of the Middle East. This course is concerned with physical, historical, population, economic, political and future geography of this region.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Geography: Systematic

  
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    GEO 2370 - Conservation of Resources



    This survey course of natural and human resources of the world places special emphasis on the United States with an intensive study of the wise use and wasteful exploitation of these resources.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    GEO 2420 - Cultural Geography



    This course studies the ways cultures vary from place to place. Emphasis is placed on spatial diffusion, human-environmental interaction, and cultural landscapes.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Geology

  
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    GLY 1010C - Physical Geology and Laboratory



    Physical Geology for majors and non-majors is the study of the earth. The lecture covers structure and land forms, modifying agents and processes, characteristic rocks and minerals and a brief study of the surrounding atmosphere and the earth as a planet. Laboratory activities are designed to complement the lecture. Students will study rocks and minerals, earth history, fossils, structural features of the earth and various earth forms as related to certain geologic processes with the aid of rock and mineral samples, topographic maps and aerial photographs.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
    (CBE)

German and Germanic Languages

  
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    GER 1120 - Beginning German I



    This course consists of the fundamentals of German speech and grammar taught by integrating the basic communication skills of hearing and understanding, speaking, reading and writing.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 1 unsupervised laboratory hour
    (CBE)
  
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    GER 1121 - Beginning German II



    This course begins where Beginning German I left off. In this course, speech and grammar continue to be taught by integrating communication skills of hearing, understanding, speaking, reading and writing. Though still at the beginners level, the material is expanded considerably and becomes more complex.
    Prerequisites
    GER 1120 or equivalent

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 1 unsupervised laboratory hour
    (CBE)
  
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    GER 2200 - Intermediate German I



    This course is a thorough review of the principles of grammar. This review will be integrated with compositions and conversation planned to develop a basic active vocabulary and facility in communicating in written and spoken German.
    Prerequisites
    GER 1121

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
    (CBE)
  
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    GER 2201 - Intermediate German II



    This course is a continuation of Intermediate German I.
    Prerequisites
    GER 2200

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
    (CBE)

Graphic Arts (Graphic Design and Multimedia)

  
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    GRA 1100 - Digital Media Survey



    An introductory survey into 2D design techniques, utilizing computer software programs to create projects investigating fundamental design concepts . The elements and principles of design will be explored, with an emphasis on structural composition, color theory, and typography. Hands-on techniques, college, and selected software will be used in the creation of various class projects.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1105 - Typography



    This course will investigate type in terms of its aesthetic possibilities in relationship to the organization of information. The use of typography as a form of visual communication, contemporary type structure and its historical influence will be topics of emphasis.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 1100

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1110 - Introduction to Graphic Design



    This graphic design studio/lecture course is intended to introduce the student to the essential skills necessary to bring together the conceptual and formal elements of design. Students will explore the image-making process through a series of projects that relate to color, abstract image development and graphic rendering techniques to form visual solutions within the problem-solving process in sign/symbol development.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1111 - Design Strategies I



    The development of effective communication strategies will be presented through a series of graphic design projects that bring together all previous skills and knowledge learned. Through selected assignments, the student will focus on the relationship of identity, information and persuasion in the development of graphic design projects. This course will also emphasize the preparation of art and copy for reproduction in various media.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 1121

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1113 - Design Strategies II



    This course is a continuation of Design Strategies I. Through a series of selected projects, the student will focus on the functional and aesthetic aspects of developing effective communication strategies. In addition, portfolio development related projects that relate to identity, information and persuasion will be assigned.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 1111

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1121 - Computer Application: Print Publishing



    This course will introduce the student to print publishing software found on the Macintosh computer. Through a series of projects, the student will gain knowledge and skills in the basic functions of the print publishing software in order to prepare art and copy for print production.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 1105 and GRA 1156

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1156 - Computer Application: Vector Graphics



    This course will introduce the student to the vector-imaging software found on the Macintosh computer. Emphasis will focus on the development of the basic skills needed to create digital graphic design. Through the use of this software the student will prepare design solutions for various media applications such as print, Web and multimedia.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 1100

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 1942 - Internship



    The first discipline related internship provides students with meaningful work experience in a chosen career field. The course is designed to allow students to learn on the job as part of their educational program of study.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 9 (average per week; 135 total per term)
  
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    GRA 1943 - Internship



    The first discipline related internship provides students with meaningful work experience in a chosen career field. The course is designed to allow students to learn on the job as part of their educational program of study.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 13 (average per week; 180 total per term)
  
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    GRA 1951 - Portfolio Development



    This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to create and design an interactive portfolio for use in gaining employment. Students will discuss industry requirements, write a resume, practice interviewing skills, and build a portfolio of their best accumulated work out of the past two years.
    Prerequisites
    DIG 2113, GRA 2144, GRA 1105 and GRA 1156

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour
  
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    GRA 2144 - Computer Application: Web Publishing



    This course will introduce the student to Web publishing software found on the Macintosh computer. Emphasis will focus on developing, designing and maintaining Web pages. Students will become familiar with the back end coding using HTML and the interface design of navigational information.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 2201 or GRA 1156

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 2201 - Computer Application: Raster Graphics



    This course will introduce the student to the raster imaging software found on the Macintosh computer. Emphasis will focus on the development of the basic skills needed to create digital graphic design. Through the use of this software, the student will prepare design solutions for various media applications such as print, Web and multimedia.
    Prerequisites
    GRA 1100 or DIG 2000

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 2207 - Electronic Imaging II



    In this course graphic design and graphic art students gain an in-depth understanding of digital pre-press and computer color theory using an image processing application. This should enable students to produce digital grayscale and color images. Software used is Adobe Photoshop.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    GRA 2732 - Multimedia Project Management



    This course will provide students with the basic knowledge and experience of participating in, designing and managing multimedia projects in team environments. Each student will develop a single concept into presentation, internet and CD-ROM formats.
    Prerequisites
    DIG 2113, GRA 2144, GRA 1105 and GRA 1156

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    GRA 2946 - Internship



    A second discipline-related internship which provides students with meaningful work experience in a chosen career field. The course is designed to allow students to learn on-the-job as part of their educational program of study.
    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 195 (on the job during the term with additional work/reporting required off the job site)

Health Care Providers (Assistants)

  
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    HCP 0001 - Health Careers Core



    This course will cover basic entry-level information, preparing individuals for further training in health-related occupations. Students will be introduced to basic concepts such as the health delivery system, wellness and disease, environmental safety, communication and nutrition.
    Contact Hours: 90
    Workforce Credits: 3
  
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    HCP 0102C - Articulated Nursing Assistant



    This course is designed to prepare a non-professional worker with minimal skills and knowledge to perform carefully selected patient care activities, in a nursing home or hospital under direction of the Registered Professional Nurse. Upon successful completion the graduate will be eligible to write the State of Florida Examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. Course content includes classroom activities, simulated laboratory experiences and hands-on experience in a designated clinical agency.
    Prerequisites
    Completion of 10th grade, 18 years of age, health clearance, and completion of basic course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    Corequisites
    HCP 0001

    Contact Hours: 75
    Workforce Credits: 2.5
  
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    HCP 0103 - Nursing Related Core



    This course is a combined course that is required for students enrolled in Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Surgical Technology programs. It includes the following content areas: nursing fundamentals, body structure and function, medical terminology, computer literacy and medication administration. A forty-hour clinical component is included to enhance basic nursing skills.
    Corequisites
    HCP 0001

    Contact Hours: 149
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    HCP 0311 - Advanced Home Health Aide



    This course is designed for entry-level job training with emphasis placed upon the care of the client in the home environment. Family differences and ethical safe practices will be stressed. Common incapacitating conditions will be discussed in addition to procedures for assisting the client and his family to cope with limitations and stress. Instruction is limited to those supportive services required to assist the client toward independent living in a safe environment. The role of the Home Health Aide as an assistant to and under direction of, the Registered Nurse is emphasized.
    Prerequisites
    HCP 0102C, completion of 10th grade, 18 years of age, health clearance, and completion of a basic course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    Corequisites
    HCP 0001

    Contact Hours: 50
    Workforce Credits: 1.5
  
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    HCP 0620 - Patient Care Assistant



    This course includes knowledge and skills relating to various client care activities and associated non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of clients in non-complex situations. This care may be given in a general hospital, a nursing home or the home of the client. Family differences and ethical, safe practices will be stressed and instruction is limited to those supportive services necessary to assist the client toward independent living in a safe environment. The role of patient care assistants as assistants to, and under direction of, the registered nurse is emphasized. Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to take the state of Florida examination to become certified nursing assistants and will also be eligible to function as home health care aides.
    Prerequisites
    HCP 0102C, HCP 0311, completion of 10th grade, 18 years of age, health clearance, and completion of a basic course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    Corequisites
    HCP 0001

    Contact Hours: 75
    Workforce Credits: 2.5
  
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    HCP 0780 - Allied Health Assistant



    This course is designed to teach the cardiovascular system, cardiovascular wellness and rehabilitation, anatomic structures, collection reagents, supplies, and the equipment requisite to perform phlebotomy. Students enrolled in this course will have completed the patient care assistant competencies and are adding these skills to be cross-trained to perform electrocardiograph patient care techniques and phlebotomy skills.
    Prerequisites
    HCP 0001, HCP 0102C, HCP 0311, HCP 0620

    Corequisites
    HCP 0001

    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    HCP 0781 - Advanced Allied Health Assistant



    This course provides skills and clinical experiences specific to the allied health areas. Students enrolled in this course have completed the patient care assistant competencies and are adding these skills to be further cross-trained with skills representative of one to three of various allied health areas (i.e. respiratory, occupational therapy, health unit coordinator, emergency).
    Prerequisites
    HCP 0001, HCP 0102C, HCP 0311, HCP 0620, HCP 0780

    Corequisites
    HCP 0001

    Contact Hours: 100
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    HCP 0796 - Patient Care Technician



    This course is designed to focus on the organizational and management skills to practice in a clinical setting. Students enrolled in this course must have completed all modules in the patient care technician program. Students will be prepared as cross-trained, unlicensed health care workers.
    Prerequisites
    HCP 0001, HCP 0102C, HCP 0311, HCP 0620, HCP 0780, HCP 0781

    Contact Hours: 60
    Workforce Credits: 2

Health Information Management

  
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    HIM 1110 - Health Data Concepts



    This course provides in-depth presentation of the origin, uses, standards, content, format, access and retention of data across the health care continuum including both paper and electronic health records; and forms and screen design and control. Health care indexes and registers are also discussed.
    Prerequisites
    HSC 1531 and CGS 1570

    Corequisites
    HIM 1300

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HIM 1224 - ICD-9-CM Coding and Lab



    This course provides an introduction to diagnosis and procedure coding using ICD-9-CM, and includes both manual and computer-based practice.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1435

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture/laboratory hours
  
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    HIM 1253 - CPT-4 Coding and Lab



    This course provides an introduction to coding outpatient procedures using CPT-4 including both manual and computer-based practice. CPT-4 is then integrated with ICD-9-CM coding. Reimbursement issues are reviewed.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1224

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture/laboratory hours
  
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    HIM 1260 - Health Insurance Billing



    This course presents the concepts and procedures for both manual and electronic health insurance claims processing. Major health insurance programs are covered and an overview of major diagnosis and procedure coding systems is provided. Hands-on software practice is provided.
    Prerequisites
    HSC 1531

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HIM 1300 - Health Care Delivery Systems



    This course provides an overview of the health care delivery system at the national, state and local level including the organizations that provide health care, applicable regulations and standards, reimbursement methods used, professionals that provide the services, as well as ethical issues and resources. This course is also an introduction to the Health Information Management profession and its ethics.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HIM 1435 - Pathophysiology I



    This course presents the nature and cause of human diseases; diagnostic evaluation procedures, complications, treatment, management and prognosis of disease. Health record documentation is incorporated. A parallel course to BSC 2085C covering basic concepts of disease, basic concepts of pharmacology, as well as the musculoskeletal, circulatory, lymphatic, digestive and integumentary systems.
    Prerequisites
    BSC 2085C

    Corequisites
    BSC 2086C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HIM 1436 - Pathophysiology II



    This course presents the nature and cause of human diseases; the study of the etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic evaluation procedures, complications, treatment, management and prognosis of disease. Health record documentation is incorporated. A parallel course to BSC 2086C covering basic concepts of altered status, growth and development, as well as the nervous, endocrine, reproductive, respiratory and urinary systems.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1435

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HIM 1800 - Professional Practice Experience I



    This course will provide students with a supervised experience in a Health Information Management department. Emphasis will be placed on the primary functions of record content, assembly and analysis, filing and retention of records, coding of outpatient records and use of office equipment.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1224

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 5 clinical hours
  
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    HIM 2012 - Health Law



    This course is an in-depth study of federal, state and local laws that govern the preparation and use of health records and health information in the health care delivery system.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1300

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HIM 2211 - Information Systems for Health Information Management



    This course provides students with a review of computer fundamentals and the fundamentals of the electronic health record and an introduction to the information systems life cycle with software application.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1110

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture/laboratory hours
  
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    HIM 2214 - Health Data Management



    This course provides students with a working knowledge regarding the use of acceptable terminology, definitions and formulas necessary to compute standard health care statistics, as well as generate reports and display data. Other topics include vital statistics, registries and introduction to the research process. Hands-on experience with statistical software.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1110, MAT 1033 or MAC 1105

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture/laboratory hours
  
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    HIM 2285C - Advanced Coding and Classification



    This course is a continuation of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding. Emphasis will be on more rules that are complex and conventions for assigning codes, prioritizing codes, DRG assignments and reimbursement optimization, and software application.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1800

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture/laboratory hours
  
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    HIM 2304 - Supervision and Organizational Life



    This course presents health information management department management, departmental design and supervisory principles and practices within the context of the health care organization. A customer service and case study approach is used.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 2214 and HIM 2500

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

    NOTE: COURSE WILL CHANGE TO HIM 2512 EFFECTIVE FALL TERM, 2009 (20101)
  
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    HIM 2500 - Quality Management



    This course investigates the components of quality management programs in health care including clinical quality improvement, utilization management and risk management, as well as the medical staff and credentialing. Quality management in health information management departments is explored through case studies.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1300 and HIM 1110

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HIM 2810 - Professional Practice Experience II



    This course will provide students with a supervised experience in a Health Information Management Department. Review of basic department functions. Emphasis will be placed on intermediate functions of advanced coding of inpatient records, health care statistics, cancer registries and information systems.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 1800

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 5 clinical hours
  
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    HIM 2820 - Professional Practice Experience III



    This course will provide students with a supervised experience in a Health Information Management Department. Review of basic department functions. Emphasis will be placed on advanced functions of quality improvement, legal aspects, department management and organizational life.
    Prerequisites
    HIM 2810 and HIM 2214

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 6 clinical hours

Health Science

  
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    HSC 1524 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases



    This course focuses on definition of terms, basic classification of microorganisms, microbial growth, physical and chemical methods of controlling microbial growth, human pathogens, infection risks and public health.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HSC 1531 - Medical Terminology (for Health Professions)



    This course is designed to provide a basic working knowledge of medical terminology and medical abbreviations for students entering the health fields. The course will cover word analysis of the terminology for the various body systems and selected specialties, spelling of common medical terms and pronunciation of common medical terms.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
    (CBE)
 

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