The Quick Term Alternative

Compressed course schedules for a quicker path to graduation.

Save yourself time and speed up your progress towards graduation! Quick Term courses run just 7 weeks, allowing you to complete a three-credit course in half the time of a traditional semester.

It’s flexible and it’s perfect if you want to finish off those courses you haven’t had a chance to sign up for yet.

Fall Q-Term II: October 22–December 6 (7-weeks)

Art
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ART100Q-64 Drawing I 3
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ART100Q-64 Drawing I
Credits: 3
Instructor: Doug Ritter
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00–9:30pm, Tilden Arts Studio B

Students apply various graphic approaches that may include drawing from still life, landscape, and human figure. Emphasis is on individual creative expression with the objective being the development of perception and understanding of natural phenomena and translation of this information to a two-dimensional surface. Examples of contemporary drawing are appraised in the context of diversity and cultural differences.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

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Biology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIO103Q-03 Consumer Nutrition 3
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BIO103Q-03 Consumer Nutrition
Credits: 3
Instructor: Amy Clark
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:30–6:30pm, MM Wilkens 106

This course presents information on nutrients and their use by the body. Topics include digestion, nutrient intake and usage, consequences of nutrient deficiencies or excesses, energy exchanges and production, analysis of individual diets, food-borne illnesses and nutritional misinformation. This course does not have a lab component.

Prerequisite: ENL025, MAT010 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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Business
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BUS100Q-21
Online
Introduction to Business 3
BUS214Q-64 Management 3
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BUS100Q-21 Introduction to Business
Credits: 3
Instructor: Gail McCormick Knell
Schedule: 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

BUS214Q-64 Management
Credits: 3
Instructor: Deborah A Sementa
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, Lorusso G-01

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-12/20
Online
Human Communication 3
COM103Q-18 Human Communication 3
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COM103 Human Communication
Credits: 3

Sections: 12 & 20
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Schedule: Online

Section: 18
Instructor: Sheryll M Reichwein
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:30–6:15pm, MM Wilkens 117

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
CRJ125Q-20
Online
Contemporary Policing 3
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CRJ125Q-20 Contemporary Policing
Credits: 3
Instructor: Zara Kilmurray
Schedule: 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

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Early Childhood Education
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECE290Q-64 Administration of Early Childhood Programs 3
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ECE290Q-64 Administration of Early Childhood Programs
Credits: 3
Instructor: Margaret M Donahue
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, North 106

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

Prerequisite: ECE201 or ECE202 or ECE221 or ECE230 or ECE291

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

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Earth Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESC101Q-22
Online
Introduction to Earth Science 4
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ESC101Q-22 Introduction to Earth Science
Credits: 4
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Class: Online
Lab: 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 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
ECO117Q-21
Online
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
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ECO117Q-21 Principles of Macroeconomics
Credits: 3
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Schedule: 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.

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English
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENL101Q-08/27 English Composition I 3
ENL102Q-23
Online
English Composition II 3
ENL102Q-64 English Composition II 3
ENL108Q-09
Hybrid
Critical Reading and Thinking 3
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ENL101 English Composition I
Credits: 3

Section: 8
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso Tech 202

Section: 27
Instructor: Mary E Crawley
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00–4:30pm, Lorusso Tech 103

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.

ENL102Q English Composition II
Credits: 3

Section: 23
Instructor: Thomas Schaefer, Jr.
Schedule: Online

Section: 64
Instructor: Virginia Wallin
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, Lorusso 203

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.

ENL108Q-09 Critical Reading and Thinking
Credits: 3
Instructor: Rachael Bancroft
Schedule: Online & Wednesday, 3:15–4:45pm, North 105

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.

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Fitness
Course-Section Course Name Credits
FIT117Q-02 Personal Fitness 3
FIT122Q-02 Diet and Exercise 1
FIT123Q-01 Circuit Training 1
FIT168Q-01 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II 1
FIT169Q-01 Pilates Mat II 1
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FIT117Q-02 Personal Fitness
Credits: 3
Instructor: Angelina B. Cummings
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 8:00–10:45am, Life Fitness Center

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

FIT122Q-02 Diet and Exercise
Credit: 1
Instructor: Neil P Sullivan
Schedule: Wednesday, 12:00–1:50pm, Life Fitness Center

This course introduces students to the benefits of aerobic exercise and a well-balanced diet. Students are encouraged to continue an exercise regimen outside of class and incorporate principles of nutrition into their diets. Discussion about and participation in exercise are included. The student evaluates current personal fitness levels and identifies areas of needed improvement. Additionally, lifestyle habits such as food intake verses energy expenditure will be discussed to assist in setting diet and exercise goals.

Prerequisite: None

FIT123Q-01 Circuit Training
Credit: 1
Instructor: Tracy Morin
Schedule: Tuesday, 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.

Prerequisite: None

FIT168Q-01 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II
Credit: 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-01 Pilates Mat II
Credit: 1
Instructor: Nancy J. McIver
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–1:30pm, Racquetball Court

An eight-week course designed for the student who has completed FIT164 Pilates Mat I (FIT 164-40 or FIT 164-41). This course will offer the natural progression to the intermediate/advanced Pilates exercises. The student will continue to focus on the importance of the breath and core stabilization. Additional focuses will be several stretching techniques and knowledge of the muscle groups that help promote proper posture.

Prerequisite: FIT164

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Health Sciences
Course-Section Course Name Credits
NUR100Q-02/03/04 Pharmacology Calculations 1
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NUR100Q Pharmacology Calculations
Credit: 1

Section: 02
Schedule: Wednesday, 3:30–5:20pm, North 116

Section: 03
Schedule: Wednesday, 3:30–5:20pm, North 116

Section: 04
Schedule: Friday, 10:00am–12:00pm, 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
HIS104Q-21
Online
U.S. History Since 1865 3
HIS120Q-20
Online
World History II 3
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HIS104Q-21 U.S. History Since 1865
Credits: 3
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Schedule: 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 Science general education requirement.

HIS120Q-20 World History II
Credits: 3
Instructor: Kate Martin
Schedule: 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 Science general education requirement.

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Human Services
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HUS230Q-01
Online
Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Families 3
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HUS230Q-01 Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Families
Credits: 3
Instructor: Krystin M. St Onge
Schedule: Online

Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Families reviews assessment, intervention, and treatment in dual diagnosis families, from a systems model. Topics include needs, concerns, and resistance in individual members and the family as a whole. Discussions revolve around the dynamics of codependency; a comparison of approaches to family recovery; treatment techniques appropriate to the different phases of family recovery; and strategies to help prevent family relapse.

Prerequisite: (PSY101 or SOC106), HUS101, and HUS229

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Information Technology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT113Q-01 Microcomputer Hardware 3
BIT115Q-02 IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems 3
BIT243Q-02 IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking II 3
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BIT113-01 Microcomputer Hardware
Credits: 3
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
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: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT115-02 IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems
Credits: 3
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00am–1:45pm, Lorusso G-01

Students develop competency installing, configuring, upgrading, and supporting microcomputer-based operating systems. Students learn about memory management and system optimization techniques. System support software utilities are reviewed. Students study evaluation and selection methodologies for operating systems. Command line usage, file and disk management, system performance, device drivers, security, network support, hardware peripheral support and help topics are included. Communication and professionalism are stressed. This course covers material for CompTIA A+ 220-602 exam.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT243Q-01 IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking II
Credits: 3
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01

This is the second in a series of two courses that teach students how to create sophisticated attacks, and exploit fully patched, fully hardened systems (also known as penetration testing). Students create 0day exploits. Students create a working exploit for Microsoft Windows and Linux vulnerabilities as well as reverse engineer a Windows Binary. This course continues to prepare students to take the CEPT (Certified Expert Penetration Tester) and the ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst certification). To fully prepare for these certifications, both BIT242 and BIT243 must be successfully completed. Prior to starting this course, students are required to sign an agreement stating all knowledge learned in this course will not be used for illegal or malicious purposes.

Prerequisites: BIT242 or a CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Certification (certification must have been earned within the past 5 years).

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Music
Course-Section Course Name Credits
MUS127Q-01 Piano II 1
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MUS127Q-01 Piano II
Credit: 1
Instructor: Jerry L. Skelley
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 12:15–1:45pm, Music Room

This is a continuation of the MUS126 Beginning Piano. Students study, rehearse and perform keyboard music in a class setting. The emphasis is placed on expanding the students’ ability to read and perform from standard musical notation in treble and bass clefs. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of class activities.

Prerequisites: MUS126

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

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Psychology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY201Q-21
Online
Child Psychology 3
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PSY201Q-21 Child Psychology
Credits: 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-63 Principles of Sociology 3
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SOC106Q-63 Principles of Sociology
Credit: 3
Schedule: Tuesday, 6:30–9:30pm

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.

Prerequisites: None

Co-requisites: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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