Courses – Fall 2017

There are a wide variety of online and hybrid courses available during the Fall semester – find the right course for you!

Important Dates

Tuition and Fees

The cost per credit hour for MA residents is $189.00. Non-residents $395.00. Other Fees may apply. Visit www.capecod.edu/tuition for more information

Available Courses

Accounting

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ACC201-20
Online
Financial Accounting 3
ACC202-20
Online
Managerial Accounting 3
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ACC201-20 Financial Accounting
Credits: 3
Instructor: Juanita M. Sweet
Type: Online

Students learn principles of financial accounting with emphasis on service and merchandising businesses. Topics include: the accounting cycle, recording transactions, adjusting accounts and preparing financial statements, inventory valuation, depreciation methods, disposal of assets, receivables, liabilities, investments, and interpreting financial statements of proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. This is a transfer level course in Financial Accounting intended for the Associate in Arts student.

Prerequisite: (BUS100 or HRM140) and GIT110 and (MAT030 or MAT035) and ENL020 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

ACC202-20 Managerial Accounting
Credits: 3
Instructor: Juanita M. Sweet
Type: Online

Students learn managerial accounting concepts applied to a variety of businesses with emphasis on job order costing, process costing, cost allocation and cost-volume profit analysis. The budgeting process is examined using master budgets and planning, flexible budgets with standard costs and variances, capital budgets and managerial decisions.

Prerequisite: ACC201 or ACC111 and ACC112

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Art

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ART125-01
Hybrid
History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic 3
ART125Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic 3
ART130-20
Online
You Can Design! 1
ART134-20
Online
Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3
ART137-20
Online
History of Graphic Design 3
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ART125 History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic
Credits: 3

Section: 02
Instructor: Jennifer Brooke Mullins Doherty
Schedule: Online and Friday, 9:00am–9:50am, MM Wilkens 105

Section: 20
Schedule: Online
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to the art of the western world from the magical creations of the Old Stone Age to the magnificent works of the Gothic era. Illustrated lectures deal with such topics as ideas guiding artistic creations, general stylistic trends, important methods, materials, and techniques used.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

ART130-20 You Can Design!
Credits: 1
Instructor: Scott C. Anderson
Type: Online

An online introduction to understanding and interpreting the world around you for the purpose of creating art work. Recognizing and identifying elements of visual language like Line, Shape, Color, Texture, and Tone will lead to applying these elements in the creation of art and design work. Critically evaluating art work and the work of other artists and designers will help nurture confidence in the use of visual language and provide a basis for exploring all forms of visual expression, including drawing, painting, life drawing, sculpture, design, graphic art, website design and printmaking.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

ART134-20 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
Credits: 3
Instructor: Marie Canaves
Type: Online

Students explor the art of the western world from the Renaissance to the Modern eras. Illustrated lectures cover general aesthetic trends, the life and work of key artists, ideas guiding their creations, the vocabulary of art, as well as important methods, materials, and techniques the artists have employed. Significant artistic creations ranging in character fromt e personal, to the political, and religious are examined. Students are required to makean independent visit to a museum.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

ART137-20 History of Graphic Design
Credits: 3
Instructor: Scott C. Anderson
Type: Online

This course critically investigates and explores graphic design and visual communication history, materials, techniques and styles, major movements and significant artists and designers. This course requires students to participate in lecture and presentation, and prepare writing and studio projects. Students build a conceptual and visual understanding of vocabulary, applying critical thinking and visual skills in an evaluation of the historical context and the importance of historical reference in graphic design work.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Biology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIO105-20
Hybrid
Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO204-20
Online
Introduction to Public Health 3
BIO251-20
Hybrid
Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO252-20
Hybrid
Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
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BIO105-20 Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Credits: 4
Instructor: Lynda Larocca
Class: Online
Lab: Tuesday, 4:00–6:20pm, Science G-7

This is an introductory course of human anatomy and physiology. The course starts with anatomical terms and basic cellular biology and then emphasizes the structure and function of several organ systems. The laboratory portion of the course involves the examination of slides, bones, models, and the dissection of a rat. (This course does not meet the Nursing and Dental Hygiene program requirements for Anatomy and Physiology.) (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025), ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

BIO204-20 Introduction to Public Health
Credits: 3
Insructor: Hemant Chikarmane
Type: Online

This course provides an introduction to the public health. Its biomedical basis, including infectious and non-infectious diseases, environmental pollutants, and related factors are discussed. Other topics covered include social, behavioral, and environmental factors that affect public health, Federal, state and international health agencies. Epidemiological principles, surveillance and regulation are addressed with analysis of case studies. Emerging diseases, biotechnology, and new investigative tools are also introduced.

Prerequisite: (MAT030 or MAT035) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score, ENL101, and a 4-credit science course with lab component

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

BIO251-20 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Credits: 4
Insructor: Mardi Byerly
Class: Online
Lab: Thursday, 6:30–8:20pm, Science G-7

A comprehensive systematic study of the human body emphasizing the structure and function of the systems. Part I topics include: cells and tissues, chemistry review, metabolism, the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and reproductive systems and metabolism with correlated laboratory work. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours).

Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in CHM109 or (BIO101 or BIO151) or (CHM101 or CHM151)

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

BIO252-20 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Credits: 4
Insructor: Mardi Byerly
Class: Online
Lab: Saturday, 1:00–2:50pm

This course is a comprehensive systematic study of the human body emphasizing the structure and function of several organ systems. Human Anatomy & Physiology II covers the following organ systems: nervous, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, and urinary. Lecture topics are correlated with laboratory work (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours).

Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in BIO107 or BIO251

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Business

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BUS100-20
Online
Introduction to Business 3
BUS100Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Introduction to Business 3
BUS103-20
Online
Supervision 3
BUS107-20
Online
Human Resource Management 3
BUS120-20
Online
Business Law I 3
BUS201-20
Online
Business Finance 3
BUS214-20
Online
Management 3
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BUS100 Introduction to Business
Credits: 3

Section: 20
Instructor: Gail W. Knell
Type: Online

Section: 21
Type: Online
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

Students examine the purpose, role and responsibility of business in American society and gain a broad overview of the functions, institutions, principles and practices of business and other organizations. This course provides a basic foundation for those students who will specialize in business and an opportunity for non-business majors to learn about the business world as a major social institution.

Prerequisite: None

BUS103-20 Supervision
Credits: 3
Instructor: Gail W. Knell
Type: Online

This course provides an opportunity to learn effective supervisory practices. Although various concepts and theories are covered to provide a conceptual framework for management and supervision, the emphasis will be on the practical experiences of supervisors.

Prerequisite: None

Prerequisite: None

BUS107-20 Human Resource Management
Credits: 3
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Type: Online

Students learn about the principles and practices of human resource management including staffing, developing, motivating, leading and controlling the human resources of a business, government or non-profit agency.

Prerequisite: None

BUS120-20 Business Law I
Credits: 3
Instructor: Nancy Dempsey
Type: Online

A comprehensive guide to the basic principles and practices of Business Law. This includes an introduction to law and its application in the business world. The course will cover the law of business ethics, the judicial process, contracts, sales, agency, employment law, partnerships, corporations and other forms of business organization.

Prerequisite: None

BUS201-20 Business Finance
Credits: 3
Type: Online

This course provides an overview of the principles and practices of financial management. Includes the study of the procurement and effective use of funds in a business, budget preparation, alternative sources of funds, and control of working capital.

Prerequisite: ACC202 or ACC105

BUS214-20 Management
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Provides an introduction to principles and techniques of management as they relate to business, government, and non-profit organizations. Includes the study of the functions of management: coordinating, problem-solving, decision-making, communicating, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.

Prerequisite: ENL101 and BUS100

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The College Experience

Course-Section Course Name Credits
COL101-06/07
Hybrid
The College Experience 3
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COL101-03 The College Experience
Credits: 3

Section: 06
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Theme: Finding Your Focus
Schedule: Online & Tuesday, 12:30–1:45pm, MM Wilkens 106

Section: 07
Instructor: Colleen Coughlin
Theme: Success in STEM
Schedule: Online & Thursday, 12:30–1:45pm, MM Wilkens 106

This theme-based seminar is designed to help students develop the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in college, the world of work, and life. In this course, students will examine theories and practices associated with academic success. Areas of study include education and career planning, study skills, effective communication, critical and creative thinking, information literacy, personal management, development of community and awareness of diversity, technology, and leadership. Modeled on the "workshop format" in which students learn by doing, students will be actively engaged in group activities and team projects.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

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Communication

Course-Section Course Name Credits
COM103-11
Hybrid
Human Communication 3
COM103-20
Online
Human Communication 3
COM105-20
Online
Survey of Mass Communication 3
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COM103 Human Communication
Credits: 3
Instructor: Lisa Boragine

Section: 11
Schedule: Online & Tuesday, 3:30–6:20pm, MM Wilkens Hall 117

Section: 20
Type: Online

This course fosters and improves competence in intrapersonal, interpersonal, group and public communication situations. Students demonstrate skills necessary to communicate effectively through exercises and presentations that reflect practical, real-world situations. The purpose of the course is to improve the student's skill in communication by providing relevant knowledge and opportunity to apply that knowledge.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

COM105-20 Survey of Mass Communication
Credits: 3
Instructor: Lisa A Zinsius
Type: Online

This course explores the history, social impact, forms, and techniques of such media as newspapers, film, books, radio, television, and other expressions of mass culture. The aims of the course are to enable the student to better understand the new media-oriented environment in which we find ourselves and to explore various options available as a consumer of public information.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Criminal Justice

Course-Section Course Name Credits
CRJ105-20
Online
Criminology, Theory and Practice 3
CRJ116-20
Online
Introduction To Corrections 3
CRJ125Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Contemporary Policing 3
CRJ130-20
Online
Criminal Evidence 3
CRJ206-01
Hybrid
Principles of Investigation I 3
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CRJ105-20 Criminology, Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Instructor: Darren Stocker
Type: Online

This course provides a general overview of the major theories of crime and criminal behavior, as well as the scope and nature of the criminal justice system and the problem of crime.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

CRJ116-20 Introduction To Corrections
Credits: 3
Instructor: John R. Szucs
Type: Online

This course is a general overview of corrections in the United States today, concentrating on the history, organization and administration of corrections, as well as sentencing, corrections law, career issues, tactical operations and the future of corrections.

Prerequisite: None

CRJ125-20 Contemporary Policing
Credits: 3
Instructor: Zara Kilmurray
Type: Online

This course is a general overview of policing in the United States today, concentrating in history, organization - public and private - as well as personal issues, police operations, and critical and emerging issues.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

CRJ130-20 Criminal Evidence
Credits: 3
Instructor: Nancy Dempsey
Type: Online

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of criminal evidence as applied in the criminal justice environment. It includes a description of the trial process and types of evidence. The course presents principles relating to the United States Constitution and those principles relating to the law enforcement professional as a witness.

Prerequisite: None

CRJ206-01 Principles of Investigation I
Credits: 3
Instructor: John R. Szucs
Schedule: Online & Friday, 3:30–6:20pm, North 105

This course examines the organization and functions of investigative agencies, preparation and presentation of accurate written and verbal reports, courtroom presentation of evidence, and elements of legal proof.

All Level I Criminal Justice courses

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Early Childhood Education

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECE105-01
Hybrid
Introduction: Young Children with Special Needs 3
ECE115-01
Hybrid
Literacy and the Young Child 3
ECE201-01
Hybrid
Preschool Curriculum Planning 3
ECE221-63
Hybrid
Classroom Management: Skills/Strategies 3
ECE290-63
Hybrid
Adminstration: Early Childhood Program 3
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ECE105-01 Introduction: Young Children with Special Needs
Credits: 3
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online & Wednesday, 3:30–4:45pm, North 118

This course will focus on children with special needs in early childhood settings. Based on a developmental perspective, course content includes the various areas of exceptionality in terms of causes, characteristics and general intervention, strategies for adapting the learning environment, modifying instruction and making curriculum accessible to all children through inclusion of those with special needs. Attention will be given to State and Federal Legislation, the referral process, community resources, and effective ways to work with families. (6 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: ECE100 or PSY201

ECE115-01 Literacy and the Young Child
Credits: 3
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online & Tuesday, 5:00–6:15pm, North 118

This course describes how children acquire language and literacy, and how teachers can design classrooms and experiences to promote oral and written language development. The course stresses planning for individual children, including children with special needs and English language learners, as well as understanding the importance of the child's family in language and literacy development. (6 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: None

ECE201-01 Preschool Curriculum Planning
Credits: 3
Instructor: Debra Murphy Grace
Schedule: Online & Tuesday, 5:00–6:15pm, North 118

This course explores the curriculum planning for inclusive preschool settings, children ages 2.9-5 years. Participants develop a framework for planning, implementation, organization, and evaluation of activities in content areas such as art, math, science, music, language arts, and free play. The course emphasizes high-quality, developmentally appropriate practice, aligned with state and national standards and guidelines. (10 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: ECE100 or PSY201

ECE221-63 Classroom Management: Skills/Strategies
Credits: 3
Instructor: Mary E Cronin
Schedule: Online & Wednesday, 6:30–9:30pm, North 117

This course explores classroom management strategies for inclusive toddler, preschool, and after-school settings; including creating a pro-social environment, resilience and risk factors, and using a positive, respectful approach to guiding children based on knowledge of child development. (6 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: PSY201 or ECE110

ECE290-63 Adminstration: Early Childhood Program
Credits: 3
Instructor: Margaret M Donahue
Schedule: Online & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, North 118

This course is designed to guide Early Childhood professionals in establishing or reinforcing existing programs for young children, to give a working knowledge of the concepts, ideas and methods necessary to administer these programs, including Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care regulations, budgets, and other financial issues, legal issues, family communication, and staff issues (hiring, firing, supervision, turnover, training). Meets EEC requirements for Director I.

Prerequisite: ECE201 or ECE202 or ECE221 or ECE230 or ECE291

Note: Students should contact the Early Childhood Education Coordinator prior to registering for this course.

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Earth Science

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESC101Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Introduction to Earth Science 4
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ESC101Q-20 Introduction to Earth Science
Credits: 4
Type: Online

This is a one-semester, liberal arts and sciences course with a laboratory, designed to introduce the concept that planet Earth represents a dynamic, integrated system. The nature and characteristics of the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere are considered. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT020 or MAT025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores; Co-requisite: ENL101

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

Note: Course is held during Quick Term II: October 30–December 19.

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Economics

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECO117-20
Online
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO117Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO118-02
Hybrid
Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO118-20
Online
Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO118Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Principles of Microeconomics 3
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ECO117-20/21 Principles of Macroeconomics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Type: Online

This course is an introduction to the principles of macroeconomics including current economic problems, national income, employment, prices, monetary and fiscal policy to stabilize the economy. Emphasis is given to economic growth and the international economy.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

Note: ECO117-21 is scheduled for Fall Quick Term II.

ECO118 Principles of Microeconomics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Virender Gautam

Section: 02
Schedule: Online and Monday & Wednesday, 10:00–10:50am, Tilden Studio Theater

Section: 20
Type: Online

Section: 21
Type: Online
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

This course covers principles of microeconomics including functioning of competitive and non-competitive markets, price and wage theory, labor and agricultural economics, income distribution, and comparative economic systems.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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English

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENL101-20/21
Online
English Composition I 3
ENL101-28
Online · Q-Term II
English Composition I 3
ENL102-20/21
Online
English Composition II 3
ENL102-22
Online · Q-Term II
English Composition II 3
ENL120-20
Online
Introduction to Children's Literature 3
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ENL101 English Composition I
Credits: 3

Section: 20
Instructor: Bill Berry
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Bill Berry
Type: Online

Section: 28
Type: Online
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II.

ENL101 is an introductory college composition course required of all AA and AS-degree students and prerequisite to all other college-level English courses. It is designed to help students develop and express ideas clearly and effectively using standard American English through frequent writing and the study of rhetorical patterns of development. Students learn to write essays using a recognized scholarly documentation style.

Prerequisite: Appropriate scores in Reading Comprehension and in Sentence Skills on Computerized Placement Test or grade of C or better in ENL020 and ENL050 or ESL201. Co-requisite: ENL108.

Note: Satisfies the English Composition/Writing general education requirement.

ENL102 English Composition II
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Section: 20
Instructor: Bill Berry

Section: 21
Instructor: Mary E. Crawley

Section: 22
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

A continuation of ENL101, this course is required of all Associate in Arts students and a prerequisite to all upper level English courses. It focuses on reading, analyzing, and writing about literature and is designed to help students refine writing skills developed in ENL101.

Prerequisite: A grade of C- or higher in ENL101.

Note: Satisfies either an English Composition/Writing or Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

ENL120-20 Introduction to Children's Literature
Credits: 3
Instructor: John French
Type: Online

Students survey works drawn from the rich variety of children's literature. They analyze selections from major genres, discuss historical and contemporary issues, and develop practical ways of involving children in literature.

Prerequisite: ENL101.

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Entrepreneurship

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENT108-20
Online
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
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ENT108-20 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Type: Online

This course provides an overview of the entrepreneurial process of creating businesses, non-profits and other new ventures. Students learn about the roles and attributes of successful entrepreneurs while undergoing a rigorous self-assessment process. Students interview a local entrepreneur, participate in case studies related to new ventures and have the opportunity to learn directly from a variety of speakers invited to class to share their start-up experiences, including ethical dilemmas and other obstacles they will face as entrepreneurs.

Prerequisite: None

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Environmental Technology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENV115-20
Online
Environmental Chemistry 3
ENV118-20
Online
Introduction to Environmental Science 4
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ENV115-20 Environmental Chemistry
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Discussion and study of the relationship between chemistry and contemporary environmental topics, including energy and the environment, air, soil, oil, solid and water pollution, and agricultural chemistry.

Prerequisite: CHM106

ENV118-20 Introduction to Environmental Science
Credits: 4
Class: Online
Lab: Monday, 12:00–1:50pm, Science 105

A study of environmental interactions and the impact of humans on the environment. The use of natural resources, including land, air, water, mineral and biological resources, is examined. Local and global examples are presented to enable students to better understand and evaluate contemporary environmental problems and the application of science to their solution. The corresponding laboratory component provides students with the practical experience of measuring, recording and interpreting environmental data. Interdisciplinary knowledge is used to understand environmental problems. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025), ENL020, and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

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Geography

Course-Section Course Name Credits
GEO104-20
Online
Geography: Culture and Environment 3
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GEO104-20 Geography: Culture and Environment
Credits: 3
Instructor: Frank Spaulding
Type: Online

This course examines the differences and spatial interactions of various cultures, technologies, and regions. The economic and social possibilities of local, extra-local, and regional environments are viewed from the perspective of their resident human populations. The concept of a world region is introduced and used as framework by which to understand the contemporary issues associated with cultural geography. The basic concepts of cultural geography are introduced and the analytical tools of cultural geography are reviewed. The successful student is conversant with the basic tools and concepts of cultural geography, the analytical perspectives of the discipline, as well as the broad cultural patterns of the cultural regions of the world.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores.

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral & Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Government

Course-Section Course Name Credits
GOV111-20
Online
American Government 3
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GOV111-20 American Government
Credits: 3
Instructor: Steven Moynihan
Type: Online

This course provides an introductory examination of the federal government. Emphasis is placed upon the political system in both principle and practice, the structure of our government, and public safety.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral & Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Health Sciences

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT103-20
Online
Medical Terminology 3
HEA201-20
Online
Nutrition 3
NUR100Q-20
Online
Pharmacology Calculations 1
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BIT103-20 Medical Terminology
Credit: 3
Instructor: Joy Haagsma
Type: Online

Medical terminology is the study of the principles of medical word building to help the student develop the extensive medical vocabulary used in health care occupations. Students receive a thorough grounding in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes and suffixes. The study focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed yet no previous knowledge of these topics is necessary.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic assessment skills

Note: Satisfies an Interdisciplinary Studies general education requirement.

HEA201-20 Nutrition
Instructor: Nancy Shearer
Credit: 3
Type: Online

Principles of nutrition are discussed in detail and related to many different settings. Topics of discussion include: My Pyramid; nutritional labeling; the (6) nutrients and how each is ingested, digested, metabolized, and transported throughout the human body; nutritional counseling of many different types of patients, such as the cancer patient, geriatric patient, infant, child, and adolescent patient; and food safety. An introductory course for individuals interested in pursuing a Dietetics major.

Prerequisite: CHM109 and BIO107

NUR100Q-20 Pharmacology Calculations
Credit: 1
Type: Online

This course examines the methods of dosage calculation required for safe administration of medications to children and adults. Interpretation of medical orders and systems of measurements are included. Introduces dimensional analysis to convert and calculate dosages of oral, parenteral, and intravenous medications.

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

Note: Course is schedule for Fall Quick Term I: September 5–October 25, 2017

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History

Course-Section Course Name Credits
HIS103-20
Online
U.S. History to 1865 3
HIS104-20
Online
U.S. History since 1865 3
HIS104Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
U.S. History since 1865 3
HIS255Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
History of Vietnam 3
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HIS103-20 U.S. History to 1865
Credits: 3
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Type: Online

This introductory survey of United States history from the European invasion of North America through the mid-19th Century period of the Civil War and Reconstruction addresses major social, cultural, political, and economic developments with emphasis on their relation to contemporary United States institutions and trends.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

HIS104-20 U.S. History since 1865
Credits: 3

Section: 20
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Type: Online

Section: 21
Type: Online
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

This introductory survey of United States history from Reconstruction to the present addresses major social, cultural, political, and economic developments with emphasis on their relation to contemporary United States institutions and trends.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

HIS255-20 History of Vietnam
Credits: 3
Instructor: Ralph Negron
Type: Online

The course is a historical study of Vietnam with a specific focus on the U.S. involvement there during the Vietnam War. Students will study Vietnam’s history and culture going back to ancient times and develop an understanding of the significant impact that both had in the U.S. involvement there.

Prerequisite: ENL101 and a 100-level history course

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

Note: Course is scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

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Information Technology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
GIT110-20
Online
Microcomputer Applications Software 3
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GIT110-20 Microcomputer Applications Software
Credits: 3
Instructor: Elaine M. Moore
Type: Online

This course focuses on the use of the microcomputer in various business settings. A lab/lecture environment is used to enable students to learn the Windows operating system and four commonly used software packages selected from applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. Students are introduced to the software and then progress through various challenging assignments, including integrating applications. Basic concepts in Internet usage, including electronic mail, are an integral part of the course.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score and (GIT101, GIT102, or 30wpm).

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

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Marketing

Course-Section Course Name Credits
MKT100-20
Online
Marketing 3
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MKT100-20 Marketing
Credits: 3
Instructor: Florence Lucci
Type: Online

This course focuses on the basic principles, problems, and practices in marketing. Students learn marketing strategies, design of marketing mixes, and market planning in a changing environment.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment.

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Mathematics

Course-Section Course Name Credits
MAT035-20
Online
Algebra for Non-STEM 3
MAT150-20
Online
Elementary Statistics 3
MAT175-20
Online
College Algebra 4
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MAT035-20 Algebra for Non-STEM
Credits: 3 (non-degree)
Instructor: Mary Sullivan
Type: Online

An algebra course designed to prepare students for college-level non-STEM math courses, address the quantitative needs of other disciplines, and develop quantitative reasoning skills for citizenship and workplace. Concepts are introduced through meaningful applications and in-class activities. Topics include proportional reasoning, scientific notation, creating and interpreting tables and graphs, solving linear and quadratic equations algebraically, solving systems of linear equations, linear and non-linear functions, and creating mathematical models of real-world problems using technology. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

MAT150-20 Elementary Statistics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Mary Sullivan
Type: Online

An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics that emphasizes statistical literacy and conceptual understanding. Topics include: techniques for organizing and presenting data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one-sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression. (4 contact hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT035 or MAT040) and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

MAT175-20 College Algebra
Credits: 4
Instructor: Mary Moynihan
Type: Online

This is an entry-level mathematics course for students interested in a STEM track. Topics include: domain and range, piecewise functions, complex numbers, quadratic inequalities, graphs of polynomial and rational functions, fundamental theorem of algebra, transformations of graphs, inverse functions, solving exponential and logarithmic equations, Gaussian elimination, and translations of conics. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are emphasized throughout the course. This course prepares students for Precalculus with Trigonometry or Applied Calculus. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT045 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

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Psychology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY101-07
Hybrid
General Psychology 3
PSY101-20
Online
General Psychology 3
PSY101Q-22
Online · Q-Term II
General Psychology 3
PSY201-20
Online
Child Psychology 3
PSY207-20
Online
Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY212-20
Online
Human Sexuality 3
PSY233-20
Online
Developmental Psychology: The Life Span 3
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PSY101 General Psychology
Credits: 3

Section: 07
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Schedule: Online & Wednesday, 12:30–1:20pm, North 103

Section: 20
Instructor: Frances Dee Burlin
Type: Online

Section: 22
Type: Online
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

Introduction to the major concepts and principles underlying human behavior and mental processes. Topics include personality theory, development, learning and thought, brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, stress and physical health, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores.

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY201-20 Child Psychology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online

This course focuses on important aspects of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development, occurring from the prenatal period through middle childhood. The major theories of development, research methods and the important roles of genetics and neuroscience are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the role of early experiences and biological factors in the later formation of personality, intellectual, and emotional behaviors.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY207-20 Abnormal Psychology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Frances Dee Burlin
Type: Online

This course includes the study of the major psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. Analysis is made of the probable causes of these disorders with emphasis on the strengths and limitations of the commonly used therapies. Consideration is given to positive, constructive, alternative responses to the basic problems of living.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY212-20 Human Sexuality
Credits: 3
Instructor: Jay P Warden
Type: Online

This course explores the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of human sexuality. Sexuality is considered a vital part of the total human organism. Issues of psycho-sexual development, sexual physiology, sexual attitudes, gender identity, love and sex, sex and the law, sexual lifestyles, and sexual dysfunction, among others, are discussed in an open, frank manner. Audio/visual material, internet websites, and discussion forums augment the textbook and lecture content.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY233-20 Developmental Psychology: The Life Span
Credits: 3
Instructor: Candace Schulenburg
Type: Online

This course provides a survey of the physical, cognitive, sexual, social and moral issues relevant to human development across the life span.

Prerequisite: PSY101 and ENL101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Sociology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
SOC106-20/21
Online
Principles of Sociology 3
SOC106Q-22
Online · Q-Term II
Principles of Sociology 3
SOC215-20
Online
Social Problems 3
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SOC106 Principles of Sociology
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Section: 20
Instructor: Lee M. Hamilton

Section: 21
Instructor: Clare Niven-Blowers

Section: 22
Note: Scheduled for Fall Quick Term II

An introduction to basic social concepts, theoretical perspectives and research methods. Topics include societies, cultures, social organization, social inequalities, social institutions, group behavior and the impact of globalization, population growth, and new technologies upon individuals and societies.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores.

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

SOC215-20 Social Problems
Credits: 3
Instructor: Mary Cordill
Type: Online

A survey of the nature and range of social problems, the global and societal conditions which give rise to them, and the methods by which societies attempt to cope with them.

Prerequisite: SOC106

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Course Types

Fully Online: 100% of the course instruction is delivered online, and students may access course content on a flexible schedule. Students may be required to take proctored exams on campus or at an approved off-campus site.

Hybrid: Course uses both classroom and online instructional modes and meets face-to-face on a regular schedule.

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