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2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
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  Apr 11, 2021
 
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog 
  
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog

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Health Science

  
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    HSC 2105 - Health Literacy



    This course examines the body of knowledge that applies to the field of health literacy and recommends actions to promote a health literate society content areas include an exploration of verbal and written techniques, tools, and interventions implemented to ensure health information is clearly communicated. In addition the concept of cultural competence will be introduced as an important component to improving health literacy. Students will learn key principles and strategies of effective health communication.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S. degree or higher

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HSC 2400 - Standard First Aid and CPR



    This course meets the needs of individuals who have an opportunity to give first aid care, whether in their daily routine or special activities. Upon successful completion of the course, students earn the National Safety Council Certification.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HSC 2554 - Disease and Disability Management



    The course focuses upon case management strategies for developing disease and disability management systems specific to individuals with chronic health care needs. Emphasis is placed on the patient/client’s long term needs, including complication prevention and treatment and general health care promotion. Intervention methods are discussed that focus on patient/client engagement techniques. Approaches for identifying consumers at risk and the need for systematic processes to manage services for these individuals are presented.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S. degree or higher

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HSC 2641 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Case Management



    This course is designed to review case management standards of practice such as those developed by the Case Management Society of America (CMSA). The legal responsibilities of the case manager are explored. Use of case studies to examine the legal and ethical considerations case managers may experience allows students to learn how to maintain legal and ethical integrity in the face of conflict.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S. degree or higher

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HSC 2690 - Case Management Principles and Practice



    This course is an introduction to the practice of case management. Students will review the history of case management, discuss the health care and human services industries and explore the benefits of this specialty practice. A focus on case management models, the roles and functions of case managers, the impact of case management in different settings is provided. Financial concepts in case management are identified, including reimbursement systems and economic issues impacting health care.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S. degree

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HSC 2810 - Case Management Practicum



    The practicum experience is the final course of the ATC-CM program. The practicum experience provides the student an avenue to demonstrate a higher level of case management knowledge and professional development. The on-site practicum allows students who are new to case management an opportunity to practice in a preceptor environment and partnership with a practicing Case Manager in the health care setting and a series of lectures. The practicum experience is also designed to integrate theory in a reality context of the case management role accomplished through a series of live lectures with case managers from a variety of clinical practice settings. There will be discussion of issues and trends with relevance to particular areas of case management. The series prepares the learner with essential knowledge needed to take one of the national case management certification exams.
    Prerequisites
    Students must achieve a passing grade in all ATC-CM core and program courses

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 9 lecture/on-site hours

Health Services Administration

  
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    HSA 2117 - Organizational Management



    This course explores the customary activities of the manager. Content areas include planning, organizing, decision making, staffing and budgeting. Students will learn proven management concepts, techniques, models, and tools for managing individuals or teams with skill and ease.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S. degree or higher

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 (distance learning)
  
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    HSA 2381 - Quality Management in Health Care



    This course provides students with basic knowledge in the implementation of quality improvement activities and the tools necessary to evaluate and improve their efforts toward quality of care. Content areas include principles of quality, quality improvement and quality management. Methods for evaluating quality management models and practice are explored, including outcomes measurement. Techniques such as group processes, process orientation, statistical process control, statistical techniques are examined.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S. degree

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 (distance learning)

Health, Leisure and Physical Education

  
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    HLP 1081 - Health Analysis and Improvement



    This course is designed to introduce the principles and concepts of exercise physiology, values of exercise and information about nutrition and stress management as they relate to optimal health and the lifelong process of wellness. It involves lectures, assessment of students current health/fitness status, an individualized training program, a computerized diet analysis and an introduction to varied activities designed to improve the components of physical fitness.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    HLP 1082 - Personal Wellness



    This course is designed to help students understand their current health/fitness status and provide them with knowledge of a functional program for lifelong wellness. Areas of study: Physiological concepts of fitness training; individual exercise prescription; diet, nutrition and weight control; substance abuse; and stress management. It involves lectures, labs, computerized diet analysis and practical fitness experience.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Home Economics - Vocational

  
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    HEV 0101 - Child Care Teacher Aide



    This course is designed for students to become well versed in the child-care industry. The curriculum provides in-depth instruction in language development, guidance, organizational skills and the principles of child development.
    Contact Hours: 110
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    HEV 0114 - Leadership and Management for Child Care Center Directors



    This course is designed to prepare students for employment within the child care industry, either as family child care home operators, child care center workers or as substitutes in child care centers. The focus of the curriculum is entrepreneurial, and includes all Department of Children and Families required child care training modules.
    Contact Hours: 45
    Workforce Credits: 1.5
  
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    HEV 0115 - Child Care Worker



    This course provides the required HRS training to those individuals employed in child-care centers. The topics covered include: rules and regulations; health, safety, and nutrition; child abuse and neglect; and child growth and development.
    Contact Hours: 30
    Workforce Credits: 1
  
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    HEV 0116 - Child Care Development Specialist



    This course is designed for child-care workers who want to specialize in the Early Education field.
    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    HEV 0127 - Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Children With Special Needs



    Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to teach special needs children.
    Contact Hours: 10
    Workforce Credits: 0.5
  
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    HEV 0132 - Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children



    Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching a developmentally-appropriate program for young children.
    Contact Hours: 10
    Workforce Credits: 0.5
  
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    HEV 0156 - Preschool Teacher



    This course is designed for students to be able to interpret, evaluate, and utilize classroom management techniques, theories of child development, and research into current trends in early childhood education. Students will have the skills necessary to be a lead teacher.
    Contact Hours: 300
    Workforce Credits: 10
  
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    HEV 0174 - Infant/Toddler Care Training



    Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to teach infants and toddlers.
    Contact Hours: 10
    Workforce Credits: 0.5
  
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    HEV 0192 - Family Child Care Training



    This course focuses on skills necessary to start a small business. The content of the course teaches the knowledge and skills that new providers will need in order to run a small business.
    Contact Hours: 30
    Workforce Credits: 1
  
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    HEV 0196 - Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Elementary Age Children



    Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to teach elementary age children.
    Contact Hours: 10
    Workforce Credits: 0.5

Hospitality Management, Vocational

  
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    HMV 0000 - Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism



    This course introduces students to the field of hospitality including a history of the industry, hospitality businesses and their operation, sales fundamentals, available careers, and skills necessary for success in the hospitality field.
    Contact Hours: 30
    Workforce Credits: 1
  
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    HMV 0205 - Lodging Principles



    This course acquaints students with the operation of a hotel and motel, including front office procedures in guest registration, accounting for the checking out guests, and housekeeping.
    Contact Hours: 300
    Workforce Credits: 10
  
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    HMV 0318 - Lodging Applications



    This course acquaints students with the application of lodging management and leadership styles, team building, and a basic understanding of the laws and regulations that affect the lodging industry.
    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    HMV 0941 - Hospitality and Tourism Internship



    The lodging operations internship course provides students the opportunity to demonstrate human relations, communications, and employability skills necessary for entry-level employment in the lodging industry. Additionally, it will enhance the instruction and competencies developed through classroom instruction.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4

Hotel and Restaurant

  
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    HFT 1000 - Introduction to Hospitality Management



    This course is an overview of the hospitality industry which is composed of lodging, food and beverage, transportation, retail outlets, and special events. The management of hotels, motels, restaurants, kitchens, travel agencies, theme parks, casinos, and country clubs are introduced. This orientation course presents the history, organization, opportunities and challenges that exist in the many careers that make up the dynamic world of hospitality management. Examples of selected topics include: pioneers and leaders in hotel, restaurant and culinary management; independent and chain hotels, restaurants franchising and management contracts, cultural diversity, ethics and quality service management.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
    (CBE)
  
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    HFT 1265 - Restaurant Management



    This course examines the basic principles of dining room service and management; and applies those principles to the operation of the Florida Community College public fine dining room, The Mallard Room. Topics include types of dining room service, dining room organization, quality service standards, dining room operations, beverage service and continuous dining room cost.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 6 laboratory hours
  
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    HFT 2941 - Hospitality Internship I



    This course consists of on-the-job experience supplied by the hotel-motel restaurant industries. Job placement will be dependent upon the availability of participating hospitality institutions. The course consists of 18 hours per week of on-the-job instruction accompanied by a three-hour seminar per week.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1202 and FSS 2300

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 18 field experience hours
  
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    HFT 2942 - Hospitality Internship II



    This course, an extension of Hospitality Internship I, consists of on-the-job work experience supplied by the hotel, motel and restaurant industries. Students will concentrate on 3 specific areas or functions that are career-goal oriented. Job placement will be dependent upon availability of participating hospitality institutions. The course consists of 18 hours per week of on-the-job instruction accompanied by two, one hour seminar per week.
    Prerequisites
    HFT 2941

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 18 field experience hours

Human Nutrition

  
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    HUN 1201 - Human Nutrition



    Students will acquire the basic principles of nutrition and develop skills in applying the Dietary Reference Intakes to all age groups. The course emphasizes nutrition for disease prevention and key food nutrients and phytochemicals that are determinants of health and disease. Weight control and nutrition throughout the lifespan are also included.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUN 1203 - Culinary Nutrition



    Culinary nutrition combines a study of the basic principles of nutrition with demonstrations of practical application for the food production industry. Students will study the characteristics and functions of nutrition, the effect of food processing on nutrients, body performance, nutrition and the American diet. In lab, students will analyze nutrients in recipes and menus; the use of good nutrition to help prevent disease; and plate presentations utilizing the food guide pyramid.
    Prerequisites
    FSS 1221

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours

Humanities

  
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    HUM 2020 - Humanities Forum



    This course is a general introduction to humanities focusing on special areas of study within the field. Through the examination of particular historical periods, cultures, or themes, the course will examine the impact of art, literature, drama, philosophy, religion, architecture, music or other similar achievements has had on human history. The course includes reading and writing competencies.
    Prerequisites
    satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUM 2210 - Humanities: The Foundations



    This course consists of the study of life and creative expressions from their origins in early cultures of the Mediterranean regions through medieval Europe as surveyed through the visual arts, music, literature, philosophy and social history. The course examines the interaction of cultural experiences that developed and were passed on to later peoples. This course provides a basic foundation for study of all humanities courses and includes reading and writing competencies.
    Prerequisites
    satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUM 2230 - Humanities: Mainstreams of Cultures, 15th to 20th Century



    This course consists of the study of life and creative expressions in Europe from the Medieval/Renaissance period to the 20th century as surveyed through the interrelationships of the visual arts, music, literature, philosophy and social history. The course provides transition between the study of the early and the modern cultures focusing on the European Renaissance, Enlightenment and 19th century as they relate to other world developments. The course includes reading and writing competencies.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUM 2250 - Humanities: 20th Century Cultural Perspectives



    This course consists of the study of life and creative expressions of Western culture in its relationship with other world cultures as surveyed through social history, the impact of science and technology on human values and the history of ideas manifested in the arts and letters from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. The course includes reading and writing competencies.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUM 2410 - Humanities of Asia



    This course surveys Asian cultures and their creative expressions through the media of visual arts, music, literature and philosophical thought. This course includes reading and writing competencies.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUM 2450 - Humanities in the Americas



    This course consists of the study of life and creative expressions in the Americas as surveyed through the media of visual arts, music, literature, philosophy and social history. This course includes reading and writing competencies.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
    (CBE)
  
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    HUM 2472 - Intercultural Explorations



    This course is a study of human society in a specified cultural setting through the humanities, including religions, drama, music, dance, the visual arts, myths and legends, and their place in effecting social policies and culture. A student may repeat this course for credit three times when the cultural setting is changed. However, it can satisfy only three hours in Category B of the General Education Requirements. Additional courses, if taken, stand as electives. Particular cultural settings vary and are indicated by a suffix letter to the humanities designation as follows: HUMA 2472, Greece; HUMB 2472, China; HUMC 2472, Middle East; HUME 2472, France; HUMF 2472, Latin America; HUMH 2472, Spain; HUMI 2472, Germany; and HUMJ 2472 Philippines.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    HUM 2931 - Humanities Seminar



    This course utilizes primary source material from a broad spectrum of arts and sciences to engage students in critical analysis and discussion and to develop communication skills. The course is structured around the Paideia seminar methodology and is facilitated ideally by trained Paideia seminar leaders. Students may only repeat this course three times for credit.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 1

HVACR: Heating/Ventilation/Refrigeration: Tech/Trade

  
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    ACR 0001 - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory I



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include the refrigeration cycle, heat and its measurement and types, application of latent heat, temperature and its measurement, heat transfer and control, temperature conversion formulas, temperature BTU chart and piping techniques.
    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0001L - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Lab I



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include compressors, condensers, tubing, evaporators, receivers, metering devices, basic cycle controls, refrigerant characteristics, refrigerant oils, basic refrigeration cycle, and personal and industrial safety.
    Prerequisites
    ACR 0001 or consent of instructor

    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0002 - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory II



    This course is a continuation of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory I and is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include basic refrigeration cycle, valves, accessories, piping dehydration, charging, discharging, installation procedures, multiple systems, troubleshooting, business ethics, employee and employer responsibilities, personal and industrial safety, and compressors.
    Prerequisites
    ACR 0001

    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0002L - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Lab II



    This course is a continuation of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Lab I and is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include refrigeration cycle, accessories, piping, dehydration, charging, discharging, shop safety, installation procedures, multiple system, troubleshooting, compressors, control wiring, and personal and industrial safety.
    Prerequisites
    ACR 0001L or consent of instructor

    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0012 - Beginning Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include the refrigeration cycle, heat and its measurement and types, application of latent heat, temperature and its measurement, heat transfer and control, temperature conversion formulas, temperature BTU chart and piping techniques.
    Contact Hours: 95
    Workforce Credits: 3
  
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    ACR 0100 - Basic Electricity and Schematics



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include wiring diagram symbols, schematic wiring diagram circuits, schematic wiring diagram exercises, electric meter, alternating current fundamentals, single phase motor theory, single motor testing, motor protection, troubleshooting, electrical wiring and electrical components.
    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0102 - Applied Electricity and Schematics



    This course is a continuation of ACR 0100 and is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include heat pumps, gas and oil furnaces, electric furnaces, straight cooling units and building electrical control panels.
    Prerequisites
    ACR 0100 or consent of instructor

    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0575 - Piping



    This course is designed to teach commercial piping applications and brazing techniques. Applications will include commercial and A/C and refrigeration line sizing and troubleshooting.
    Contact Hours: 117
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0577 - HVAC Controls



    This course is designed to teach set up, adjustment, and troubleshooting of commercial HVAC electrical and mechanical controls.
    Contact Hours: 116
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0578 - Refrigeration Controls



    This course is designed to teach set up, adjustment, and troubleshooting of commercial refrigeration electrical and mechanical controls.
    Contact Hours: 117
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0621 - Applied Heating



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include gas furnaces, gas controls, properties of gas, gas piping, gas combustion, gas burners, ventilation and combustion air, gas troubleshooting, electric heat, heat pumps and gas efficiency checkout.
    Prerequisites
    ACR 0100 or consent of instructor

    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0622 - Heating Lab



    This course is a continuation of Applied Heating I and is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include oil efficiency, oil heating, electric heat, heat pumps, troubleshooting, compressor failure, and clean up after burn out.
    Prerequisites
    ACR 0621 or consent of instructor

    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0930B - Postsecondary Internship



    Students work in a Heating and Air Conditioning environment using the skills learned throughout the program.


    Contact Hours: 117
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ACR 0936 - Technical Career Exploration



    This course introduces the student to an identified career field. Students will have the opportunity to explore various aspects of the identified area such as: specific jobs available in the career field, skills required, education required, experience required, approximate salaries, etc. Students will also participate in laboratory experiences designed to enhance their learning, stimulate interest, and expose them to the actual work environment.
    Contact Hours: 30
    Workforce Credits: 1
  
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    ACR 1052 - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory I



    Topics include the refrigeration cycle, heat and its measurement and types, application of latent heat, temperature and its measurement, heat transfer and control, temperature conversion formulas, temperature BTU chart and piping techniques.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1121 - HVAC Controls



    This course is designed to teach set up, adjustment and troubleshooting of commercial HVAC electrical and mechanical controls.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1170 - Basic Electricity and Schematics



    Topics include wiring diagram symbols, schematic wiring diagram circuits, schematic wiring diagram exercises, electric meter, alternating current fundamentals, single phase motor theory, single motor testing, motor protection, troubleshooting, electrical wiring and electrical components.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1310 - Refrigeration Controls



    This course is designed to teach set up, adjustment and troubleshooting of commercial refrigeration electrical and mechanical controls.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1420 - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory II



    This course is a continuation of Basic Electricity and Schematics. Topics include heat pumps, gas and oil furnaces, electric furnaces, straight cooling units and building electrical control panels.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1611 - Applied Heating I



    Topics include gas furnaces, gas controls, properties of gas, gas piping, gas combustion, gas burners, ventilation and combustion air, gas troubleshooting, electric heat, heat pumps and gas efficiency checkout.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1616 - Applied Heating II



    This course is a continuation of Applied Heating I. Topics include oil efficiency, oil heating, electric heat, heat pumps, troubleshooting, compressor failure and clean up after burn out.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours
  
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    ACR 1946 - HVAC Co-op Work Experience I



    This is a third semester course for HVAC Co-op Work Experience. It introduces the on-the-job work experience and hands-on training in basic HVAC skills. The course is up to 30 contact hours per week.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 30
  
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    ACR 1947 - HVAC Co-op Work Experience II



    This is the fourth semester course for HVAC Co-op Work Experience. It introduces the on-the-job work experience and hands-on training in HVAC skills. The course is up to 30 contact hours per week.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 30
  
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    ACR 2421 - Duct System Design



    This course is designed to teach commercial piping applications and brazing techniques. Applications will include commercial and A/C refrigeration line sizing and troubleshooting.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 3 laboratory hours

Industrial and Applied Psychology

  
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    INP 1390 - Human Relations in Business and Industry



    This course consists of the study of behavior in organizational and work settings and the application of the methods, facts and principles of psychology to individuals and groups in organizational and work settings. Drawing from several areas of behavioral science, this course, designed for students in business and technical fields, is also suitable for general education and personal enrichment but not recommended for the student who plans to major in psychology.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

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

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Information Systems Management

  
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    ISM 3014 - Service Support Management



    Students must identify the purpose and key concerns of IT management, identify core processes of service support and service deliver, identify process refinement procedures, identify the role and responsibilities of the help desk, help desk personnel, and help desk management, describe key activities and processes of various IT roles and differentiate between the responsibilities required in each role. Students are presented with scenarios of various complexities to identify these key elements and practices.
    Prerequisites
    A.A./A.S., CET 1175, CET 1514, CET 1520, CET 2186, CET 2687 and CNT 2210

    Degrees Offered
    B.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    ISM 4011 - Introduction to Management Information Systems



    This course provides an introduction to the use of information technology in the business environment. The language, concepts, structures and processes involved in the management of information systems will be discussed. The course will have an applications component where software will be used to support managerial decision making.
    Prerequisites
    Senior level status

    Degrees Offered
    B.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Interdisciplinary Honors

  
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    IDH 2001 - Honors Seminar I: Student Leadership Development



    This course focuses on the development of leadership skills and group dynamics theory, and will assist the student in developing a personal philosophy of leadership and awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership. Seminar topics include decision-making, ethics formulation, building trust and credibility, empowering others, conflict resolution and managing organizational change. Readings and films from classic works in literature, contemporary multi-cultural writing and experiential learning exercises with current leadership theories and practices will be used to enrich course content and delivery.
    Prerequisites
    Admission to the Honors Academy

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    IDH 2920 - Special Topics in Honors Colloquia



    This course is specially designed for students of the Honors Academy and Phi Theta Kappa to provide program orientation and to promote student personal and leadership development. Honors faculty, student leaders, community leaders and educational leaders will present the special interdisciplinary forums. The colloquia series addresses such contemporary topics as leadership in the new millennium, the new economy, the interface of liberal studies and technology, creativity and innovation, and communicating in the information age. A service-learning context will also be emphasized. Students may repeat this course for a total of three credits toward the A.A. degree electives.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 1

Interdisciplinary Science: Natural

  
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    ISC 1075 - Principles of Science and Investigation



    This course is an interdisciplinary study of selected topics in the biological and physical sciences and their impact upon man and society, with the course format including seminar, discussion and projects. Topics will vary…. genetics, tissue culture, space, Malthusian theory, light, sound, and mechanics.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Interdisciplinary Studies

  
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    IDS 1935 - Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar



    The IDS seminar provides a structured opportunity for students and professors to participate in special programs, work together in the development of IDS projects and interact in an interdisciplinary environment. Students may repeat the course.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    IDS 2350 - Organizational Creativity



    This course is an applied creativity course that defines and explores the relationship between creativity and organizations. In a 5 Ps context (Person, Process, Press, Product, Persuasion) the course investigates the nature of creatively productive organizations. The intent of the content and coursework is to help students understand, analyze, assess and improve organizational creativity.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    IDS 2353 - Passport to Creativity I



    The essence of creativity is inspired and effective problem-solving. This introductory course provides students with instruction that helps in the development of fundamental creativity skills and concepts. The specific aim of the course is to introduce such skills and provide foundations and readiness for the second course, Passport to Creativity II.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    IDS 2354 - Passport to Creativity II



    This course is a continuation of Passport in Creativity I. It prepares students to use creative problem-solving sheets based on the Osborn-Parnes model. This course will use theories and strategies from active learning and critical thinking models as well as scientific problem-solving and the Fine Arts.
    Prerequisites
    IDS 2353

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Interior Design

  
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    IND 1020 - Principles of Interior Design



    The content of this studio course includes an in-depth study of the elements and principles of design. Students will develop proficiency in the knowledge and application of the elements including color, line, texture, ornament, shape, space - as well as the principles including scale and proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis and unity, and in designing interior spaces. The course will also explore employment opportunities.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 1100 - History of Interiors I



    Students will acquire the ability to identify furniture styles, architectural details, and ornamental motifs from the time of our primitive beginnings through the Renaissance period. Research conducted by students is an integral segment of the course. Both residential and contract furnishes and finishes are addressed.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    IND 1130 - History of Interiors II



    Students will acquire the ability to identify furniture styles, architectural details, and ornamental motifs from the Renaissance period through the 20th century. Research conducted by students is an integral segment of the course.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    IND 1229 - Design Concepts



    This course expands on techniques for developing an interior design concept: to analyze sources of inspiration from the built environment, to use the principles and elements of design in the schematic design phase of a project, and to communicate the design to a client through verbal presentations and perspective drawings.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1020

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    IND 1420 - Materials and Sources



    This course is a study of the materials of interior design and sources of each. Topics include textiles, floor and wall coverings, furniture, window treatments and accessories. This course includes estimation and installation of materials, and specification guidelines. Both residential and contract furnishes and finishes are addressed.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    IND 1429 - Basic Textiles



    This course, a study of fabrics used for clothing and home furnishings, emphasizes fibers, yarns, constructions, designs and finishes that determine qualities and the performance of a fabric. This course also includes the use and care of fabrics and cost factors.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    IND 1606 - Functions and Psychology of Space



    This studio course analyzes social interactive environments, private and work spaces for residential environments. The psychological use of space, efficiency of traffic patterns, and effectiveness of design are also explored. Students will read, evaluate, modify and execute a floor plan based upon the requirements for the space zones. The course also will explore the multiples of background modifications for visual impact on the total design of an interior space. Students will learn basic drafting skills.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    IND 1935 - Building and Barrier Free Codes



    This course addresses contract documents, as well as building interior systems that applies to the interior environment. The content also examines standards related to life safety, building codes, barrier free and testing.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 2210 - Residential Interiors



    This course is an advanced application of the design process with emphasis on residential interiors. The course will provide projects in creative problem solving, space planning, and specifications including ones for special populations. Procedures for portfolio presentation of the projects will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1606, IND 1420, TAR 2120, IND 2301 and IND 2460

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    IND 2222 - Commercial Interiors



    This course is designed as an approach to developing design solutions for commercial spaces. The course also addresses planning and managing medium to large interior projects.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1606, IND 1420, IND 2301, IND 1935, IND 2460 and TAR 2120

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    IND 2224 - Residential and Commercial Design



    This laboratory course, designed to provide skill development in planning residential and commercial interiors from blueprints to the final assembly of all furnishings, emphasizes commercial furnishings, fabrics, building codes and fire regulations. This course also synthesizes working drawings, specifications, and competency in budgeting.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1935, IND 2301, IND 1606, IND 1420, IND 2460 and TAR 2120

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    IND 2301 - Perspective Renderings - Housing



    This course places emphasis on planning and executing renderings, and the techniques of one and two point linear perspective as they apply to interior space and its furnishings. In this introductory course, students will develop skills in graphically conveying their design concepts into visual illustrations.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1020 and IND 1606

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 2315 - Interior Design Graphics



    Color rendering is the focus of this course. Students will explore various media such as watercolor, markers and colored pencils for enhancing perspectives, elevations and floor plans. Projects from other classes could be utilized for enhancement during this course.
    Prerequisites
    IND 2301 and IND 1606

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 2318 - Interior Design Computer Graphics



    This course is an advanced specialized study of contemporary graphic communication techniques with emphasis on individual professional objective. A variety of computer software will be integrated into the course to provide three-dimensional and animated graphics.
    Prerequisites
    IND 2460

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    IND 2410 - Specialized Design: Kitchen Planning



    This laboratory course is designed to provide specialized training in the area of kitchen planning. The course will enable students to create a final assembly of materials, trades, specifications, plans and contracts necessary for presentation.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1606

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 2433 - Lighting Design



    This course will cover all of the aspects of lighting design practice as outlined by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and the International Association Of Lighting Designers. Creative applications will be explored, and a final presentation will be required.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1606

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    IND 2460 - Interior Design - Computer Aided Drafting and Design



    This course is a study of the uses of a personal computer in interior and exterior design. Included will be commercial office space, industrial support areas, and the development of an efficient and effective house. The interior designer will learn how to use the computer as a time-saving tool, and will acquire an understanding of Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) operations.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1606 and TAR 2120

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 2463 - Computer Aided Design for Interiors II



    This course is a continuation of the study of CAD for architectural drafting of interiors. Focused on two and three dimensional techniques.
    Prerequisites
    IND 1606 and TAR 2120

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
  
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    IND 2500 - Professional Principles and Practices of Interior Design



    Duties and responsibilities relative to employment and business practices.
    Prerequisites
    IND 2460 and IND 2318

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    IND 2608 - Sustainable Design for Interiors



    This course will introduce basic theories and practices of ecological design in interiors. Students will gain a practical understanding of the emerging field of sustainable design (also known as green design, eco design, environmentally-conscious design, et.al.), and learn to take responsibility for their work by understanding the impact their design have on our environment, and ways to negate this impact.
    Prerequisites
    IND 2460 and IND 2318

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

    Prerequisite will change to: TAR 2120 effective Fall Term, 2009 (20101)
  
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    IND 2945 - Interior Design Internship and Seminar



    After completion of professional courses, students will work on the job as interns under the supervision of qualified personnel in interior design firms within the community. Course theories and skills will be applied in this work experience. The internship training program requires 15 weeks for a total of 255 hours. A two-hour classroom seminar will be held bimonthly on campus.
    Prerequisites
    Approval of program director (all required professional courses must be completed before enrollment)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 5
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 17 field experience hours
  
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    IND 2946 - Interior Design Internship and Seminar



    After completion of professional courses, students will work on the job as interns under the supervision of qualified personnel in interior design firms within the community. Course theories and skills will be applied in this work experience. The internship training program requires 15 weeks for a total of 180 hours. A two-hour classroom seminar will be held bimonthly on campus.
    Prerequisites
    Approval of program director (all required professional courses must be completed before enrollment)

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 13 on the job training hours

International Relations

  
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    INR 2002 - International Relations



    This course is a study of the nature of the international political system with emphasis on the concepts of national interest and power with respect to the relations of nation states. This course examines the function and role of international organizations.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Journalism

  
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    JOU 2100 - Newspaper Reporting and Writing



    This course introduces basic newspaper reporting ideas and skills, including writing news leads, organizing stories, interviewing, ethics and the role of the reporter. Students should know how to type and use a computer. Students will gain practical experience by writing for the student newspaper.
    Prerequisites
    ENC 1101 with a grade of “C” or better

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Latin American History

  
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    LAH 2000 - History of the Latin America



    This course consists of a study of the nations of the Western Hemisphere, from colonial times to the present with emphasis on Latin America.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Leisure

  
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    LEI 1262 - Outdoor Adventure Initiatives



    This outdoor adventure course provides students with personal growth opportunities through a series of initiative challenges. It is designed to develop self-knowledge, self-esteem and the social skills required for positive group interaction. It will also provide students with the experience of functioning as members of a highly supportive group.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 1 activity hour
  
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    LEI 1264 - Wilderness Backpacking



    This course is a coeducational course which provides the opportunity for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to safely hike and backpack. Backpacking expeditions (day and overnight) are included. A cost for the expeditions will be assessed.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 1.5 lecture hours; 1.5 activity hours
  
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    LEI 2280 - Introduction to Outdoor Adventure Leadership



    This course provides the foundation for developing outdoor leadership and group dynamics in a practical wilderness setting. Emphasis will be involved in students acting as both leaders and as members of a group operating in an expedition environment. A cost for activities and trips will be assessed.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
 

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