Courses – Spring 2018

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
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
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
ART125-20
Online
History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic 3
ART130Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
You Can Design! 1
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ART125-20 History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic
Credits: 3
Instructor: Jennifer Brooke Mullins Doherty
Schedule: Online

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

ART130Q-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

Note: Course offered during Spring Q-Term I.

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Biology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIO105-20
Hybrid
Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
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, 4:00–5:50pm, 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.

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, Science G-7

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
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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BUS100-20 Introduction to Business
Credits: 3
Type: Online

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
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

BUS107-20 Human Resource Management
Credits: 3
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
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
COL101-05
hybrid
The College Experience: STEM 3
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COM101-05 The College Experience: STEM
Credits: 3
Instructor: Colleen Coughlin
Schedule: Online and Thursday, 12:30–1:45pm, Lorusso Tech G-01

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
COM103Q-07
Hybrid · Q-Term I
Human Communication 3
COM103Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Human Communication 3
COM103-21
Online
Human Communication 3
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COM103 Human Communication
Credits: 3
Instructor: Lisa Boragine

Section: 07
Schedule: Online and Tuesday, 3:30–6:20pm, MM Wilkens 116
Note: Section scheduled for Spring Q-Term I

Section: 20
Type: Online
Note: Section scheduled for Spring Q-Term II

Section: 21
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.

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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
CRJ125-20
Online
Contemporary Policing 3
CRJ135-20
Online
Terrorism 3
CRJ207-01
Hybrid
Principles of Investigation II 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

CRJ135-20 Terrorism
Credits: 3
Instructor: Nancy Dempsey
Type: Online

This course acquaints students with the concept of terrorism at both the international and domestic level, examining the history of terrorism, terrorism today, and terrorism in the future.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score or permission of instructor

CRJ207-01 Principles of Investigation II
Credits: 3
Instructor: John R. Szucs
Schedule: Online and Thursday, 3:30–6:20pm, North 105

This course is a continuation of CRJ206. It introduces the students to the collection, presentation, and analysis of physical evidence, and investigation of specific offenses.

Prerequisite: CRJ206 and all Level I Criminal Justice courses

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Early Childhood Education

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECE110-20
Online
Childhood Growth and Development 3
ECE201-01
Hybrid
Preschool Curriculum Planning 3
ECE206-01
Hybrid
Field Experience in ECE 1
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ECE110-20 Childhood Growth and Development
Credits: 3
Instructor: Mary E Cronin
Schedule: Online

This course examines child development from conception to age nine by considering the complex interaction between hereditary and environmental factors. Children's physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development are discussed, as well as the implications for developmentally appropriate practice. It includes the theories of Erikson, Piaget, and Vygotsky. Students are required to observe children in a child care setting. This course is restricted to applicants for State teacher certification of infants, toddlers, and/or preschool children.

Prerequisite: None

ECE201-01 Preschool Curriculum Planning
Credits: 3
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online & Wednesday, 3:30–6:20pm, 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

ECE206-01 Field Experience in ECE
Credit: 1
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online & Tuesday, 5:00–5:50pm, North 118

This course gives students the opportunity to complete supervised field hours in a licensed and approved early childhood education setting. The course emphasizes high-quality developmentally appropriate practice, aligned with state and national standards and guidelines, including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Development Standards. Students must submit a CORI application prior to beginning the lab hours. (20 hours observation/field work, 5 class hours)

Prerequisite: ECE100 and ECE200 or ECE201

Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.

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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
Instructor: Catherine Etter
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: Section scheduled for Spring Quick Term II.

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Economics

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECO117-01
hybrid
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO117-20
Online
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO117Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO118-20
Online
Principles of Microeconomics 3
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ECO117 Principles of Macroeconomics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Virender Gautam

Section: 01
Schedule: Online and Monday/Wednesday, 10:00–10:50am, MM Wilkens 107

Section: 20
Type: Online

Section: 21
Type: Online
Note: Section scheduled for Spring Q-Term II

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.

ECO118-20 Principles of Microeconomics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Type: Online

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
ENL102-20/21
Online
English Composition II 3
ENL120-20
Online
Introduction to Children's Literature 3
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ENL101-20/21 English Composition I
Credits: 3
Instructor: Bill Berry
Type: Online

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

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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Environmental Technology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENV118-20
Online
Introduction to Environmental Science 4
ENV201-20
hybrid
Environmental Instrumentation 4
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ENV118-20 Introduction to Environmental Science
Credits: 4
Type: Online

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.

ENV201-20 Environmental Instrumentation
Credits: 4
Class: Online
Lab: Monday, 10:00am–2:00pm, Science 218

This course exposes the student to a variety of analytical techniques and instruments utilized in environmental chemical analysis. It is designed to couple theory of equipment operation with a basic understanding of the chemical principles involved. The laboratory time is divided between practical hands-on benchwork and field experiences. (1 class hour/4 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: ENV105 and ENV115

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Engineering

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENR207-01
Hybrid
Materials Science 3
ENR209-01
Hybrid
Strength of Materials 4
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ENR207-01 Materials Science
Credits: 3
Schedule: Online and Tuesday, 8:00–9:15am, Life Fitness PE-C104

Materials science incorporates elements of physics, chemistry, and engineering and focuses on the structure, processing, and the characteristic limits of various materials. Study of materials science advances understanding of research areas such as nanotechnology, biomaterials, and metallurgy, forensic engineering and failure analysis. The course focuses on structure and characteristics of materials, material defects, testing and failure mechanisms of materials, applications of different materials, and the economic/environmental impact of various materials.

Prerequisite: CHM151

ENR209-01 Strength of Materials
Credits: 4
Schedule: Online and Monday, 2:00–3:15pm
Lab: Monday and Wednesday, 12:30–1:45pm, Life Fitness PE-C104

Materials science incorporates elements of physics, chemistry, and engineering and focuses on the structure, processing, and the characteristic limits of various materials. Study of materials science advances understanding of research areas such as nanotechnology, biomaterials, and metallurgy, forensic engineering and failure analysis. The course focuses on structure and characteristics of materials, material defects, testing and failure mechanisms of materials, applications of different materials, and the economic/environmental impact of various materials.

Prerequisite: CHM151

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Fire Science

Course-Section Course Name Credits
FSC120-20
Online
Introduction to Incident Management 3
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FSC120-20 Introduction to Incident Management
Credits: 3
Instructor: John J Burke
Type: Online

This course introduces the philosophy of emergency scene management, the National Incident Management System (N.I.M.S.), planning and preparation in anticipation of a likely emergency, and management of specific types of emergency situations including a review of lessons learned from historical incidents. This course is intended to acquaint students with the basic management tools needed to operate as a command officer at the scene of an emergency or disaster.

Prerequisite: None

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Health Sciences

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT103-20
Online
Medical Terminology 3
DEN232-01
Hybrid
Dental Hygiene IV 2
HEA201-20
Online
Nutrition 3
NUR100Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
Pharmacology Calculations 1
NUR203-01/62/63
Hybrid
Foundations Of The Profession 3
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BIT103-20 Medical Terminology
Credit: 3
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.

DEN232-01 Dental Hygiene IV
Instructor: Jennifer M Hennessy
Credits: 2
Schedule: Online and Wednesday, 8:00–10:00am, North G-6

In lecture, students will be introduced to areas of private practice: ethics, practice acts, national and regional licensure, professional organizations, practice managment, recare management, and computer use. Discussions include resume writing, the job interview and the future of dental hygiene.

Prerequisite: DEN230

HEA201-20 Nutrition
Instructor: Nancy Shearer
Credits: 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 Spring Quick Term I.

NUR203 Foundations Of The Profession
Credit: 3

Section: 01
Schedule: Online and Friday, 9:00am–12:00pm, North 114

Section: 62
Instructor: Catherine Harris
Schedule: Online and Thursday, 9:00am–12:00pm, North 114

Section: 63
Schedule: Online and Friday, 9:00am–12:00pm, MM Wilkens 107

This course analyzes the practice of nursing in contemporary society. Historical perspectives and current issues and trends are studied. Accountability, legal responsibilities of licensure, the ethical issues arising in the present health care systems, and leadership and management in nursing are major units of study. Political, economic, social, and cultural influences in nursing practice are considered.

Prerequisite: NUR201

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History

Course-Section Course Name Credits
HIS104-20
Online
U.S. History since 1865 3
HIS120-20
Online
World History II 3
HIS216Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
History of Japan 3
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HIS104-20 U.S. History since 1865
Credits: 3
Type: Online

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.

HIS120-20 World History II
Credits: 3
Instructor: Kate M Martin
Type: Online

This survey course explores the economic, political, cultural, and social developments in world history from 1500 Current Era (CE) to the present in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Americas. The course highlights issues of geography, trade, religious and cultural movements, and social and political change that influenced the historical evolution of various world societies and their interrelationships within a global context.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

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

HIS216Q-20 History of Japan
Credits: 3
Instructor: Ralph Negron
Type: Online

The course is an historical study of Japan’s history and culture from ancient times to the present. Students will examine the historical, economic, and social factors that developed Japanese civilization. The remarkable transformation of Japan from a feudal society led by an aristocratic class of samurai to a modern republic similar to modern 19th century Western nations will be closely analyzed. The course will also include close scrutiny of the events pushing Japan into WW II as well as Japan’s dynamic post-WW II recovery, to include a significant economic boom. The course will provide a foundation for the continued study of Japan as well as a broad range of Asian topics.

Prerequisite: ENL101 and a 100-level history course

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

Note: Section scheduled for Spring Quick Term II

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Homeland Security

Course-Section Course Name Credits
HSC101-20
Online
Introduction to Homeland Security 3
HSC104-20
Online
Cybercrime 3
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HSC101-20 Introduction to Homeland Security
Credits: 3
Instructor: Deborah A Lochiatto
Type: Online

This course is a comparative examination of the relationship of the criminal justice system to business and industrial security, with a focus on the role private security plays in Homeland Security. The course closely examines the role of private security in protecting people and assets.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basis skills assessment score or permission of instructor

HSC104-20 Cybercrime
Credits: 3
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Type: Online

This course provides students with basic information on how commonly encountered high-technology crimes are committed as well as basic investigation strategies including the collection of evidence and computer forensics focusing on the network. Crimes dealing with computers, telephones, check-reading machines, credit card machines, and other technology are discussed. Issues dealing with jurisdiction and legislation to expressly criminalize cybercrime are discussed.

Prerequisite: HSC101 or BIT187

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Humanities

Course-Section Course Name Credits
HUM102-20
Online
Humanities: Perception through Art 3
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HUM102-20 Humanities: Perception through Art
Credits: 3
Instructor: Marie Canaves
Type: Online

This course is an introduction to humanistic studies; it examines works of the human spirit (in music, painting, philosophy, sculpture, architecture, drama, poetry) which have influenced our civilization and who we are as individuals.

Prerequisite: ENL101

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

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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
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
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
MAT035-20/21
Online
Algebra for Non-STEM 3
MAT150-20/21
Online
Elementary Statistics 3
MAT150-22
Online · Q-Term II
Elementary Statistics 3
MAT175-20
Online
College Algebra 4
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MAT035-20/21 Algebra for Non-STEM
Credits: 3 (non-degree)
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 Elementary Statistics
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Sections: 20/21
Type: Online

Sections: 22
Type: Online
Note: Section offered during Spring Q-Term II

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
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
PSY101-20
Online
General Psychology 3
PSY101Q-21
Online · Q-Term I
General Psychology 3
PSY201Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Child Psychology 3
PSY207-20
Online
Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY207Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
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: 20
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online

Section: 21
Insructor: Frances Dee Burlin
Type: Online
Note: Section scheduled for Spring Quick Term I

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.

PSY201Q-20 Child Psychology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online
Note: Section scheduled for Spring Quick Term II

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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Science

Course-Section Course Name Credits
SCI150-20
Online
Scientific Writing and Presentation 3
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SCI150-20 Scientific Writing and Presentation
Credits: 3
Instructor: Hemant Chikarmane
Type: Online

This course develops technical writing and presentation skills of students pursuing STEM careers. The course components are organized around: collection, evaluation, and organization of information from reliable sources; making critical summaries; writing a scientific/technical report in a recognized format (APA, MLA, IEEE, etc.); making oral and slide presentations with multimedia and poster presentations. Grammar, spelling, proofreading, and effective writing and presentation skills are emphasized.

Prerequisite: C- or higher in ENL101

Note: Satisfies an Interdisciplinary Studies General Education Elective.

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Sociology

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

Section: 20
Instructor: Clare Niven-Blowers

Section: 21
Instructor: Lee M Hamilton
Note: Section scheduled for Spring 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.

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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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