The Quick Term Alternative

Compressed course schedules for a quicker pathway to reach your goals.

Short on time? Eager to get back into the workforce? Q-Terms are perfect for students who need greater flexibility with their class schedule. Q-Term courses run just 8 weeks, allowing you to complete a three-credit course in half the time of a traditional semester.


Spring Q-Term II: March 27–May 18 (8-weeks)

Art

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ART130Q-20
Online
You Can Design! 1
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ART130Q-20 You Can Design!
Credits: 1
Instructor: Scott C. Anderson
Schedule: 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: ENL010 and ENL040 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Business

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BUS120Q-90
Online
Business Law I 3
BUS214Q-89
Online
Management 3
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BUS120Q-90 Business Law I
Credits: 3
Instructor: Nancy Dempsey
Schedule: 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

BUS214Q-89 Management
Credits: 3
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Schedule: 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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Communication

Course-Section Course Name Credits
COM103Q-47 Human Communications 3
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COM103Q-47 Human Communications
Credits: 3
Instructor: Nina Hoffman
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–3:15pm, Lecture Hall C

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: ENL010 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

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Earth Science

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESC101Q-20
Online
Introduction to Earth Science 4
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ESC101Q-20 Introduction to Earth Science
Credits: 4
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Schedule: 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: (MAT030 or MAT035), ENL020, and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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English

Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENL100Q-40 Reading and Reflection 1
ENL101Q-43 English Composition I 3
ENL102Q-46 English Composition II 3
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ENL100Q-40 Reading and Reflection
Credits: 1
Schedule: Wednesday, 12:00–1:50pm

In this course students read, discuss, interpret, and write reflectively about a novel or non-fiction book.

Prerequisite: ENL010 or Reading Comprehension Score of 50 or higher

Note: May be repeated for up to 3 credits.

ENL101Q-43 English Composition I
Credits: 3
Instructor: Michael Hofman
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00–5:50pm, MM Wilkens Hall 105

ENL101 is an introductory college composition course required of all 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 MLA style documented essays.

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.

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

ENL102Q-46 English Composition II
Credits: 3
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00–5:50pm, MM Wilkens Hall 114

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.

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Fitness

Course-Section Course Name Credits
FIT117Q-40 Personal Fitness 3
FIT123Q-41 Circuit Training 1
FIT168Q-40 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II 1
FIT169Q-41 Pilates Mat II 1
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FIT117Q-40 Personal Fitness
Credits: 3
Instructor: Angelina B Cummings
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:00–9:50am, Life Fitness Center GR-1

Students assess their current level of health-related fitness and develop a physiologically sound program of physical activity to meet their needs and interests. The course emphasizes the concept of physical fitness as a lifetime commitment and stresses the acquisition of specific knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to meet this commitment.

Prerequisite: None.

FIT123Q-41 Circuit Training
Credits: 1
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:30–5:30pm, Life Fitness Center

In this course students learn the benefits of circuit training as part of a well-rounded fitness regimen. Emphasis will be placed on circuit training fundamentals, safety, and proper form. Students will participate in physical exercise for aerobic conditioning and flexibility training.

FIT168Q-40 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II
Credits: 1
Instructor: Sherianna Boyle
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00–10:50am, Racquetball Court

A five-week course designed for the student who has completed FIT167. New postures will be introduced, and postures will be held for longer periods of time. Additional breathing techniques will be incorporated. Students will develop a deeper understanding of how the body functions, and how yoga affects these functions. Relaxation techniques will be further developed.

Prerequisite: FIT167

FIT169Q-41 Pilates Mat II
Credits: 1
Instructor: Nancy J McIver
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00–10:50am, Gym A

No Course Description is available for this course.

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Health Sciences

Course-Section Course Name Credits
HEA130Q-42 Standard First Aid and Basic Life Support (CPR) 1
NUR100Q-40 Pharmacology Calculations 1
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HEA130Q-42 Standard First Aid and Basic Life Support (CPR)
Instructor: Britton W Crosby
Credit: 1
Schedule: Saturday, 9:00am–1:30pm, MM Wilkens Hall 117

The course provides participants with a basic knowledge of First Aid skills for treatment of illness or injury, as well as instruction in Basic Life Support for the health care provider (CPR) according to the guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA). Upon successful completion of the course, students receive AHA certification in both Standard First Aid and CPR.

Prerequisite: None

NUR100Q-90 Pharmacology Calculations
Instructor: Denise Kreismann
Credit: 1
Schedule: Thursday, 3:30–5:20pm, North 117

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
HIS216Q-89
Online
History of Japan 3
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HIS216Q-89 History of Japan
Credit: 3
Instructor: Ralph Negron
Schedule: 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.

Prerequisites: ENL101 and a 100-level history course

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

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Information Technology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT113Q-01 Microcomputer Hardware 3
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BIT113Q-01 Microcomputer Hardware
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Credits: 3
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso 104

Students learn the anatomy of a microcomputer by disassembling, assembling, upgrading and customizing a PC. Students evaluate purchasing vs. building a PC. The role of the BIOS and CMOS in the POST and BOOT processes is explored. System boards, processors, memory, and peripherals, including input, output, multimedia, network and data devices are studied. Students learn troubleshooting, safety, basic operating systems procedures, and security and preventive maintenance techniques. Customer service is stressed. This course covers the hardware material for the Comp TIA A+ certification exam.

Prerequisites: ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Mathematics

Course-Section Course Name Credits
MAT150Q-91
Online
Elementary Statistics 3
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MAT150Q-91 Elementary Statistics
Credit: 3
Instructor: Mary Sullivan
Schedule: 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 continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one-sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression. (4 contact hours).

Prerequisites: (MAT035 or MAT040) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

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Music

Course-Section Course Name Credits
MUS124Q-01 Guitar II 1
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MUS124Q-01 Guitar II
Credit: 1
Instructor: Jerry L. Skelley
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11:00–11:50am, Music Room

This continuation of Beginning Guitar course involves study, rehearsal, and performance of music in a class of up to 12 guitars. Emphasis is placed on expanding the students' abilities to read and perform from standard musical notation in treble clef and chord symbols. Repertoire varies from one semester to the next. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of class activities. Students are expected to provide their own instrument.

Prerequisites: MUS122-G or permission of the instructor

Note: May be repeated up to a maximum of 6 credits.

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Psychology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY101Q-91
Online
General Psychology 3
PSY201Q-90
Online
Child Psychology 3
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SY101Q-91 General Psychology
Credit: 3
Instructor: Frances Dee Burlin
Schedule: Online

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.

Prerequisites:ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

PSY201Q-90 Child Psychology
Credit: 3
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Schedule: 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.

Prerequisites: PSY101

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

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Sociology

Course-Section Course Name Credits
SOC106Q-20 Principles of Sociology 3
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SOC106Q-20 Principles of Sociology
Credits: 3
Instructor: Jacob Oni
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 9:00–11:50am, Tilden Arts G-11

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: ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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