Online Courses – Spring 2019

There are a wide variety of online and hybrid courses available during the the Spring 2019 semester – find the right course for you!

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Tuition and Fees

The cost per credit hour for MA residents is $211.00. Non-residents $417.00. 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 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 ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

ACC202-20 Managerial Accounting
Credits: 3
Instructor: Juanita Sweet
Schedule: 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
ART134-20
Online
Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3
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ART134-20 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
Credits: 3
Instructor: Jennifer Brooke Mullins Doherty
Type: Online

Students explore 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 from the personal, to the political, and religious are examined. Students are required to make an independent visit to a museum.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

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Astronomy
Course-Section Course Name Credits
AST101-20/21
Online
Fundamentals of Astronomy 4
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AST101-20/21 Fundamentals of Astronomy
Credits: 4
Instructor: Eric E. Arsznov
Class: Online
Lab: Online

A one-semester science course, with laboratory, that provides an introduction to the principles and theories of contemporary astronomy within and beyond the solar system. The course traces the pathways of observation, conjecture, thought, investigation and discovery to demonstrate how scientific inquiry has enabled the human mind to attain an unprecedented insight to the nature of the universe. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035, ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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Biology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIO105-20
Hybrid
Survey: Human Anatomy & 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: Human Anatomy & 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
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
Class: Online
Lab: Saturday, 12:00–1:50pm

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
BUS103-20
Online
Supervision 3
BUS120-20
Online
Business Law 3
BUS214-20
Online
Management 3
BUS214-21
Online · Q-Term I
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

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

This course is a comprehensive guide to the basic principles and practices of Business Law including an introduction to law and its application in the business world. The course covers business ethics; the judicial process and court systems; the constitutional grounds for business regulation; torts, personal, real, and intellectual property; contracts, sales, agency, employment law, business organizations including partnerships and corporations; and government regulation of business.

Prerequisite: None

BUS214-20/21 Management
Credits: 3
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Type: Online
Note: Section 21 is scheduled for Quick Term I.

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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Communication
Course-Section Course Name Credits
COM103Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Human Communication 3
COM103-21
Online
Human Communication 3
COM103Q-22
Online · Q-Term I
Human Communication 3
COM105Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Survery of Mass Communication 3
COM208-20
Online
Broadcast Writing and Presentation 3
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COM103 Human Communication
Credits: 3

Section: 20
Instructor: Nina Hofman
Type: Online
Note: Course scheduled for Quick Term II

Section: 21
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Type: Online
Note: Course scheduled for Quick Term I

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.

COM105Q-21 Survey of Mass Communication
Credits: 3
Instructor: Lisa Zinsius
Schedule: Online
Note: Course scheduled for Quick Term II

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.

COM208-20 Broadcast Writing and Presentation
Credits: 3
Instructor: Lisa Zinsius
Schedule: Online

This course is designed to give students a full understanding of how to write for broadcast media, and the skills needed to read copy on the air. Topics covered include news writing, sports writing, commercial writing, public service announcements, editorial writing, as well as questions of news standards, practices, and ethics. Students master writing on deadline, fact checking, and delivering copy in written and verbal form.

Prerequisite: ENL101

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Criminal Justice
Course-Section Course Name Credits
CRJ100-20
Online
Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ103-20
Online
Criminal Law 3
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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CRJ100-20 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Credits: 3
Instructor: Darren Stocker
Type: Online

This course is a study of the nature and history of criminal justice. Students are provided an overview of the three entities of criminal justice system: law enforcement, corrections, and the judicial system. Students examine and evaluate how each entity works separately as well as with each other. Measuring crime and analyzing the ethics of crime control allow students to determine the effectiveness of laws and policies in contemporary society.

Prerequisite: None

CRJ103-20 Criminal Law
Credits: 3
Instructor: John R. Szucs
Type: Online

This course is a study of the nature and extent of substantive law and the rules of criminal procedure, the historical and philosophical foundations of criminal law, highlighting the major concepts of crimes and penalties, and the overall legal system. It will include an emphasis on contemporary state and federal laws and the Constitution of the United States.

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
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
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 & Thursday, 3:30–6:20pm, North 108

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 Early Childhood Education 1
ECE221-67
Hybrid · Martha's Vineyard
Classroom Management: Skills and Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers 3
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ECE110-20 Childhood Growth and Development
Credits: 3
Instructor: Sergio Marini
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 Early Childhood Education
Credit: 1
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online & Tuesday, 5:00–6:15pm, 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.

ECE221-67 Classroom Management: Skills and Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers
Credits: 3
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online & Saturday, 9:15am–12:15pm, Martha's Vineyard

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

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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
Note: Course is scheduled for Quick Term II.

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: MAT030 or MAT035 and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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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
ECO118Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
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: Section 21 is scheduled for Quick Term II.

ECO118Q-20 Principles of Microeconomics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Type: Online
Note: Course is scheduled for Quick Term I.

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
ENL108-20
Online
Critical Reading and Thinking 3
ENL120-20
Online
Introduction to Children's Literature 3
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ENL101-20/21 English Composition I
Credits: 3
Instructor: William 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 English Composition/Writing general education requirement.

ENL102 English Composition II
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Section: 20
Instructor: William Berry

Section: 21
Instructor: Thomas Schaefer, Jr

A continuation of English Composition I, English Composition II focuses on close reading, critical thinking, independent research, and synthesis of texts so that, across the curriculum, students can develop, defend, and effectively express ideas in academic discourse.

Prerequisite: ENL101

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

ENL108-20 Critical Reading and Thinking
Credits: 3
Instructor: Rachael Bancroft
Type: Online

This course guides students enhance their comprehension of written, spoken, and visual information by improving their critical thinking abilities. Through practicing habits of mind to strengthen analytical and reasoning skills, students learn to form well-supported arguments, draw thoughtful conclusions, make responsible decisions, and transfer acquired skills to their academic, professional, and personal life.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities & 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 & 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
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
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 Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENT118-20
Online
Introduction to Environmental Science 4
ENT201-20
Hybrid
Environmental Instrumentation 4
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ENV118-20 Introduction to Environmental Science
Credits: 4
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Class: Online
Lab: 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 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores; Co-requisite: ENL101

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

ENV201-20 Environmental Instrumentation
Credits: 4
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Class: Online
Lab: Monday, 10:00am–1:50pm, 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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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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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
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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Health Sciences
Course-Section Course Name Credits
DEN232-01
Hybrid
Dental Hygiene IV 2
HEA201-20
Online
Nutrition 3
NUR100Q-20
Online
Pharmacology Calculations 1
NUR203-01/62
Hybrid
Foundations Of The Profession 3
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DEN232-01 Dental Hygiene IV
Credits: 2
Instructor: Jennifer Hennessy
Schedule: Online & Wednesday, 8:00–9:50am, MM Wilkens G-8

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
Credits: 3
Instructor: Gwen D. Dyson
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.

NUR203Q Foundations Of The Profession
Credits: 3
Instructor: Catherine Harris

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

Section: 62
Schedule: Online and Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, North 114

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.

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History
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HIS104-20
Online
U.S. History since 1865 3
HIS119-20
Online · Q-Term I
World History I 3
HIS120-20
Online · Q-Term II
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.

HIS119-20 World History I
Credits: 3
Instructor: Kate Martin
Type: Online
Note: This section is schedule for Quick Term I.

This survey course explores the economic, political, cultural, and social developments in world history from the rise of civilization to 1500 Current Era (CE) in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Americas. The course highlights issues in 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.

HIS120-20 World History II
Credits: 3
Instructor: Kate Martin
Type: Online
Note: This section is schedule for Quick Term II.

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
Note: This section is schedule for Quick Term II.

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.

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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 Arts 3
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HUM102-20 Humanities: Perception through Arts
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
BIT103-20
Online
Medical Terminology 3
GIT110-20
Online
Microcomputer Applications Software 3
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BIT103-20 Medical Terminology
Credits: 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 a General Education elective.

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: (GIT101, GIT102, or 30wpm) Co-requisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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
Online
Algebra for Non-STEM 3
MAT130-20
Online
Quantitative Reasoning 3
MAT150-20
Online
Elementary Statistics 3
MAT175-20
Online
College Algebra 4
MAT195-20
Online
Precalculus with Trigonometry 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.

MAT130-20 Quantitative Reasoning
Credits: 3
Type: Online

This course explores connections between mathematics and various aspects of modern life. Topics in this course include logic, unit analysis, percentages, personal finance, statistics, probability, linear and exponential growth, mathematical modeling, and geometry. (4 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT035 or MAT045 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

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

MAT150-20 Elementary Statistics
Credits: 3
Type: Online

Students are introduced to descriptive and inferential statistics focusing on conceptual understanding and statistical literacy. Topics include: techniques for organizing and presenting data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one- sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression. (4 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT035 or MAT045 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.

MAT195-20 Precalculus with Trigonometry
Credits: 4
Instructor: Tony Furtado
Type: Online

Targeting students in Mathematics, Engineering, and Physical Sciences, this course provides the foundation necessary for a rigorous study of calculus. It covers non-linear inequalities, functions, and graphs. The primary focus is on polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Applications are also discussed extensively. Additional topics may include analytic geometry with an emphasis on the conic sections, Gibbs notation vector algebra, polar coordinates, sequences, series, and mathematical induction. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: C- or higher in MAT175 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Music
Course-Section Course Name Credits
MUS100Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Music Appreciation 3
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MUS100Q-20 Music Appreciation
Credits: 3
Type: Online
Note: This section is scheduled for Quick Term II.

A survey of development of music from the Renaissance to the present including jazz and the contemporary scene. Emphasis on basic musical materials and principles of design. For students not planning to major in music; no previous musical training required.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

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Physics
Course-Section Course Name Credits
PHY106-20
Online
Survey Of Physics 4
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PHY106-20 Survey Of Physics
Credits: 4
Instructor: Eric E. Arsznov
Class: Online
Lab: Online

Classical and modern physics presented conceptually and experimentally for students desirng a one-semester introduction to physics. The class emphasizes verbal and conceptual understanding of the way the world works using as little mathematics as possible. This course is appropriate for non-science majors and as a preparation for PHY211. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035, ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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Psychology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY101-20
Online
General Psychology 3
PSY101-21
Online · Q-Term I
General Psychology 3
PSY201Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Child Psychology 3
PSY202-20
Online
Adolescent Psychology 3
PSY207-20
Online
Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY207Q-21
Online
Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY212-20
Online
Human Sexuality 3
PSY225-20
Online
Social Psychology 3
PSY233-20
Online
Developmental Psychology: Life Span 3
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PSY101 General Psychology
Credits: 3

Section: 20
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online

Section: 21
Type: Online
Note: This section is schedule for Quick Term I.

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.

PSY201Q-20 Child Psychology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online
Note: This section is scheduled for 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.

PSY202-20 Adolescent Psychology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Michele Wolfson
Type: Online

Physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of the human being during adolescence. Suggested for students planning to major in psychology, education, social work, or related areas.

Prerequisite: PSY101

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

PSY207 Abnormal Psychology
Credits: 3

Section: 20
Type: Online

Section: 21
Type: Online
Note: This section is scheduled for Quick Term II.

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
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.

PSY225-20 Social Psychology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Ifeoluwa Togun
Type: Online

In an ever-changing global society, the individual is both influenced by the groups they encounter and conversely they influence those same groups. Social Psychology addresses human interaction and its consequences. Topics include conformity, aggression, motivation, group organization, social influences on perception, cognitive processes, and culture's impact on social behavior, addressing issues of tolerance within an increasingly diverse society. Emphasis is on the application of concepts.

Prerequisite: PSY101 or SOC106

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

PSY233-20 Developmental Psychology: Life Span
Credits: 3
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

Section: 20
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Lee M. Hamilton
Type: Online
Note: This section is scheduled for 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: None. Co-requisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores.

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

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

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