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Course Descriptions


The numbers in parentheses listed following the course description, Semester Hours:  (3 - 3 - 0), are explained below:

  • The first digit is the number of semester credit hours for the course.
  • The second digit is the number of lecture hours per week in a regular 16 week semester.
  • The third digit is the number of laboratory/clinical/internship/practicum hours per week in a regular 16 week semester.

Hours met per week are based on semester-length classes; courses of shorter semesters during such as flex classes, will meet for more hours per week for equivalency.

 
  
  •  

    MUEN 1159 - Music Theatre Workshop


    Prerequisites: Instructor permission

    This ensemble is not limited to music majors. May be repeated for credit.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 50.0903.56 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1116 - Elementary Ear Training and Sight Singing I


    Singing tonal music in treble and bass clefs, and aural study of elements of music, such as scales, intervals and chords, and dictation of basic rhythm, melody and diatonic harmony.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 50.0904.56.26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1117 - Elementary Ear Training and Sight Singing II


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1116

    Singing tonal music in various clefs, continued aural study of the elements of music, and dictation of intermediate rhythm, melody and diatonic harmony.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 50.090.56.26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1181 - Piano Class I


    Class instruction in the fundamentals of keyboard technique for beginning piano students

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0907.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1182 - Piano Class II


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1181 or instructor permission

    Advanced beginning class instruction in the fundamentals of keyboard technique.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0907.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1183 - Voice Class I


    Class instruction in the fundamentals of singing, including breathing, tone production, and diction. Designed for students with little or no previous voice training.  Does not apply to a music major degree.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0908.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1188 - Percussion Class I


    Class instruction in the fundamental techniques of playing and teaching percussion instruments.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0903.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1192 - Guitar Class I


    Class instruction in fundamental guitar playing, including technique, music-reading, fretboard theory, melodic and harmonic realizations.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0911.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1301 - Fundamentals of Music I


    Introduction to the elements of music theory: scales, intervals, keys, triads, elementary ear training, keyboard harmony, notation, meter, and rhythm.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0904.55 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: No
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation


    Understanding music through the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements. Illustrated with audio recordings and live performances.

    This course fulfills the Creative Arts foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0902.51 26



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1307 - Music Literature


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1312

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    A survey of the styles and forms of music as it developed from the middle ages to the present. This course will familiarize the student with cultural context, terminology, genres, and notation.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0902.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1310 - American Music


    General survey of various styles of music in America. Topics may include jazz, ragtime, folk, rock, and contemporary art music.

    This course fulfills the Creative Arts foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0902.53 26



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1311 - Music Theory I


    Prerequisites: Instructor permission

    The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony, including fundamental music concepts, scales, intervals, chords, 7th chords, and early four-part writing. Analysis of small compositional forms. Optional correlated study at the keyboard.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0904.51 26



    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 1312 - Music Theory II


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1311  

    Corequisites: MUSI 1217 ; MUSI 1115  (or appropriate keyboard course), if offered



    Analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony up to and including the chords. Analysis and writing of small compositional forms. Correlated study at the keyboard.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0904.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2116 - Advanced Ear Training and Sight Singing I


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1117

    Singing more difficult tonal music in various clefs, aural study including dictation of more complex rhythm, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 50.0904.57.26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2117 - Advanced Ear Training and Sight Singing II


    Prerequisites: MUSI 2116  

    Singing advanced tonal music and introduction of modal and post-tonal melodies. Aural study including dictation of advanced rhythm, melody, and harmony.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 50.0904.57.26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2181 - Piano Class III


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1182 or instructor permission

    Intermediate class instruction of keyboard technique.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0907.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2182 - Piano Class IV


    Prerequisites: MUSI 2181  or instructor permission

    Advanced class instruction of keyboard technique.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 50.0907.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2311 - Music Theory III


    Prerequisites: MUSI 1312 Music Theory II  

    Corequisites:  MUSI 2116 Advanced Ear Training and Sight Singing I  



    Advanced harmony, part writing, keyboard analysis and writing of more advanced tonal harmony, including chromaticism and extended tertian structures. Introduction to 20th century compositional procedures and survey of the traditional large forms of composition. Correlated study at the keyboard

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0904.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2312 - Music Theory IV


    Prerequisites: MUSI 2311  

    Corequisites: MUSI 2217 ; MUSI 2115  (or appropriate keyboard course), if offered



    Advanced harmony, part writing, keyboard analysis and writing of more advanced tonal harmony, including chromaticism and extended tertian structures. Introduction to 20th century compositional procedures and survey of the traditional large forms of composition. Correlated study at the keyboard

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0904.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    MUSI 2389 - Academic Cooperative in Music


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in music. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set goals and objectives in the study of music and performance.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 24.0103.52 12


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    NURA 1401 - Nurse Aide for Health Care


    Knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. Topics include resident’s rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety. Emphasis on effective interaction with members of the health care team, restorative services, mental health, and social services needs.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 0)

    CIP: 51.3902


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    NURA 1407 - Body Systems


    A basic study of the structures and functions of the human body.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 2)

    CIP: 51.3902


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    NURA 1460 - CLINICAL - Nursing Assistant / Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide


    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (4 -0- 12)

    CIP: 51.3902


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  
  •  

    OPTS 1311 - The Visual System


    Special Program Tuition: $350
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Overview of the visual system including the anatomy and physiology of the eye, related structures, and diseases.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 1315 - Basic Contact Lenses


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Introduction to contact lens theory and practice. Topics include the history, development and manufacture of contact lenses; lens materials, designs, fitting, and care techniques; as well as skills necessary for the accurate measurement of lens parameters.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 1319 - Vision Care Office Procedures


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Overview of procedures used in an optical, optometric, or ophthalmological, office. Instruction on government, third party, and other managed care insurance claim forms, maintenance of patient records, safety regulations, correspondences and ethics.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 1371 - Anatomy and Physiology for Eye Care Technology


    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course in an introduction to the normal structure and function of the human body including the understanding and the relationship of the body structures in maintaining homeostasis as is related to ophthalmic personnel.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 1501 - Ophthalmic Dispensing


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Introduction to the basic principles of frame selection, styling, refractive errors, lens design, the use of tools and instruments used to measure and make adjustments necessary to properly dispense spectacles.

    Semester Hours: (5 -3- 6)

    CIP: 51.1801


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 2266 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.
     

    Semester Hours: (2 -0- 15)

    CIP: 51.1801


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 2335 - Advanced Contact Lenses


    Emphasizes the knowledge and skills necessary to assist the practitioner in the dispensing, evaluation, and care of soft, rigid, toric, multi-focal, therapeutic, and other specialty contact lenses.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 2350 - Ophthalmic Surgical Techniques


    Prerequisites: OPTS 2441

    A continuation of Ophthalmic Techniques. Introduces the student to aseptic and non-aseptic sterilization techniques used in the surgical field and provides knowledge and practice in scrubbing techniques used when assisting during ophthalmic surgical procedures.

    Semester Hours: (3 -1- 7)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 2366 - Practicum (for field Experience) - Opticianry/Ophthalmic


    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 24)

    CIP: 51.1801


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 2441 - Ophthalmic Techniques


    Presentation of information and practical training in the techniques necessary to properly assist the eye practitioner. Topics include visual acuity assessments and performance of various preliminary diagnostic tests.

    Semester Hours: (4 -2- 6)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OPTS 2445 - Advanced Ophthalmic Techniques


    Continuation of Ophthalmic Techniques. Introduction to principles and techniques of various diagnostic evaluations. Topics include refractometry and retinoscopy, ophthalmic photography, applanation tonometry, and advanced clinical assessments. An overview of standardized tools prevalent in the field will be covered.

    Semester Hours: (4 -2- 6)

    CIP: 51.1802


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OSHT 1305 - OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry


    A study of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations pertinent to the construction industry.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- )

    CIP: 15.0701


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1160 - Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 6)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1211 - Occupational Performance Throughout the Lifespan


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    General principles of occupational performance throughout the lifespan.

    Semester Hours: (2 -2- 0)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1305 - Principles of Occupational Therapy


    Special Program Tuition: $350
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Introduction to occupational therapy including the historical development and philosophy. Emphasis on the roles of the occupational therapy assistant. Topics include occupation; occupational therapy personnel; current health care environment; and moral, legal, and ethical issues.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1315 - Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Various occupations or activities used as therapeutic interventions in occupational therapy. Emphasis on awareness of activity demands, contexts, adapting, grading, and safe implementation of occupations or activities.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1341 - Occupational Performance from Birth through Adolescence


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Occupational performance of newborns through adolescents. Includes frames of reference, evaluation tools and techniques, and intervention strategies specific to this population.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1361 - Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant


    Special Program Tuition: $350
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 15)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 1409 - Human Structure and Function in Occupational Therapy


    Special Program Tuition: $350
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Study of the biomechanics of human motion. Emphasis on the musculoskeletal system including skeletal structure, muscles and nerves, and biomechanical assessment procedures.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2201 - Pathophysiology in Occupational Therapy


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the lifespan encountered in occupational therapy treatment settings. Includes etiology, symptoms, and the client’s physical and psychological reactions to disease and injury.

    Semester Hours: (2 -2- 0)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2209 - Mental Health in Occupational Therapy


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Promotion of mental health and wellness through occupational therapy. Topics include theory and intervention strategies to enhance occupational performance.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 4)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2302 - Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Emphasis on advanced techniques and applications used in traditional and non-traditional practice settings.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2331 - Physical Function in Occupational Therapy


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Physical function to promote occupational performance. Includes frames of reference, evaluative tools, intervention strategies, and consumer education.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2335 - Health Care Management in Occupational Therapy


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Explores the roles of the occupational therapy assistant in health care delivery. Topics include documentation, reimbursement, credentialing, ethical standards, health care team role delineation, and management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2402 - Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Continuation of OTHA 1315 /OTHA 1415 - Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities . Emphasis on advanced techniques and applications used in traditional and non-traditional practice settings.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 4)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2662 - Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (6 -0- 18)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    OTHA 2663 - Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (6 -0- 18)

    CIP: 51.0803


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1306 - Basic Blueprint Reading for Plumbers


    Introduction to reading and interpreting working drawings. Includes symbols and abbreviations and the use of sketching techniques to create isometric and orthographic drawings of drain, waste, vent, hot and cold water, and gas piping components.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- )

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1323 - Plumbing Codes I


    State and local plumbing codes and the application of potable water, waste water, and gas systems relating to residential and light commercial settings.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- )

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1350 - Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety


    Safe use of hand tools, power tools, rigging, and power equipment used in the plumbing trade for installation of different plumbing systems.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1391 - Special Topics in Plumbing Technology/Plumber


    Prerequisites: CNBT 1301 OSHT 1305 PFPB 1306 , PFPB 1413 , PFPB 1421 , PFPB 1450 , PFPB 2409 , PFPB 2436 , PFPB 2445  

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1413 - Introduction to the Plumbing Trade


    Special Program Tuition: $50
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Material selection, mathematical calculations applicable to the plumbing trade, hand and power tools, and safety practices.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1421 - Plumbing Maintenance and Repair


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Instruction in the practices and procedures employed by a plumber including public relations.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 1450 - Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Safe use of hand tools, power tools, rigging, and power equipment used in the plumbing trade for installation of different plumbing systems.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 2280 - Cooperative Education - Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 10)

    CIP: 46.0502


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 2409 - Residential Construction Plumbing I


    Special Program Tuition: $50
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Skill development in the procedures and techniques employed by a plumber in the rough-in and top-out stages of a new home or the remodeling of an older home.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 2436 - Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting


    Special Program Tuition: $50
    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Practices and procedures employed by a plumber in the common construction in a commercial building including drain, waste, and vent systems, water systems, and fixture installations.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PFPB 2445 - Residential Construction Plumbing II


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Installation of residential plumbing fixtures used in single- and multi-family housing.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 46.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Introduction to the study of ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes introduction to the history, theories, and methods of reasoning.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 38.0101.51 12



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHIL 1304 - Introduction to World Religions


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A comparative study of various world religions.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 38.0201.52 12



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHIL 2303 - Introduction to Logic


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Nature and methods of clear and critical thinking and methods of reasoning such as deduction, induction, scientific reasoning, and fallacies.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 38.0101.52 12



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHIL 2306 - Introduction to Ethics


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Classical and contemporary theories concerning the good life, human conduct in society, and moral and ethical standards.

    This course fulfills the Language, Philosophy, and Culture foundational component area of the core, and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Social Responsibility, and Personal Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 38.0101.53 12



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHIL 2371 - Business Ethics


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    This course is an examination of principles of moral conduct from theoretically diverse perspectives, with an emphasis on issues that guide behavior in the world of business. Specific problems to be considered may include topics such as corporate responsibility, employee rights, the nature of the free enterprise system, environmental concern, and ethical business practices. Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHYS 1305 - Introductory Physics I Lecture


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    This is a non-technical course that explores some of the fundamental rules of nature. The topics of motion, mechanics, heat, and sound are presented in a conceptual format. This course is recommended for students with no previous physics experience and for those who do not need a math-intensive course as a prerequisite for further work in science, engineering, mathematics, or medicine.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0801.51 03



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHYS 1401 - General Physics I


    Prerequisites: MATH 2412  or MATH 1316  with a C or better

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    This course fulfills the requirement for a technical course in physics with a laboratory component for programs such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and architecture. The fundamentals of mechanics, heat, and sound are presented in a problem solving context. Computer applications relevant to course content may be utilized.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0801.53 03



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHYS 1402 - General Physics II


    Prerequisites: PHYS 1401  or equivalent with a C or better

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    This course fulfills the requirement for a technical course in physics with a laboratory component for programs such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and architecture. It follows PHYS 1401  with an exposition of the basic principles of electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Computer applications relevant to course content may be utilized.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0801.53 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHYS 2425 - University Physics I


    Prerequisites: MATH 2413  or equivalent with a C or better

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Fundamental principles of physics, using calculus, for science, computer science, and engineering majors; the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion, physical systems and thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem solving; basic laboratory experiments supporting the theoretical principles presented as well as experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

     

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0801.54 03



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PHYS 2426 - University Physics II


    Prerequisites: PHYS 2425  and MATH 2414  or equivalents with a C or better

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    This course follows PHYS 2425 . Topics include the basic principles and applications of electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optical phenomena, and selected topics in modern physics. Emphasis is on problem solving and integrating concepts from mechanics and calculus. Computer applications relevant to course content may be utilized.

     

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0801.57 03



    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PLAB 1223 - Phlebotomy


    Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.

    Semester Hours: (2 -1- 3)

    CIP: 51.1009


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PLAB 1263 - Clinical - Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist


    Special Program Tuition: $350
    Prerequisites: PLAB 1223 

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (2 -0- 8)

    CIP: 51.1009


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    PLAB 2470 - Seminar in Phlebotomy


    This course examines the integration of areas of the laboratory related specifically to blood collection to identify possible pre-analytical and analytical errors. The course will include appropriate professional behaviors related to the occupation.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 0)

    CIP: 51.1009


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFI 2340 - Advanced Word Processing


    Prerequisites: POFI 2301  or ITSW 1301  or MOS certification

    Advanced word processing techniques in merging, macros, graphics, and desktop publishing. Includes extensive formatting for technical documents. This course is designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 52.0407


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFI 2431 - Desktop Publishing


    Prerequisites: Proficiency in word processing software

    In-depth coverage of desktop publishing terminology, text editing, and use of design principles. Emphasis on layout techniques, graphics, multiple page displays, and business applications.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 2)

    CIP: 52.0407


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFL 1245 - Legal Secretary Exam Review


    This course provides a review of the mandatory and optional topics covered in the Accredited Legal Secretary Examination administered by the National Association of Legal Secretaries.

    Semester Hours: (2 -2- 0)

    CIP: 22.0301


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFL 1264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary


    Prerequisites: POFT 1220  and department approval

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (2 -0- 16)

    CIP: 22.0301


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFL 1305 - Legal Terminology


    Overview of the areas of law and legal professions, including spelling, pronunciation, and definition of legal terms.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 22.0301


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFL 1459 - Legal Transcription


    Prerequisites: High-level keyboarding skills

    Comprehensive legal vocabulary. Includes organizing and transcribing documents in a law office.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 2)

    CIP: 22.0301


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFL 2386 - Internship - Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary


    Prerequisites: POFT 1220  and department approval

    Skill development in the production of legal documents used in the legal and court systems.

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 16)

    CIP: 22.0301


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFM 1264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary


    Prerequisites: POFT 1220  and department approval

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (2 -0- 16)

    CIP: 51.0716


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFM 1302 - Medical Software Applications


    Prerequisites: 25 wpm keyboarding skills, HITT 1305 

    Medical software applications for the management and operation of health care information systems.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 51.0716


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFM 1317 - Medical Administrative Support


    Prerequisites: HITT 1305 

    Instruction in medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communications, coding, billing, collecting, and third party reimbursement.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 51.0716


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFM 2333 - Medical Document Production


    Prerequisites: 25 wpm keyboarding skill, POFM 1317 

    Study of advanced concepts of medical office activities, practices, and procedures. Topics include advanced medical reports, coding, billing, insurance activities, and records management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 51.0716


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFM 2386 - Internship - Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary


    Prerequisites: POFT 1220  and department approval

    A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

    Semester Hours: (3 -0- 16)

    CIP: 51.0716


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1120 - Job Search Skills


    Skills to seek and obtain employment in business and industry.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 52.0401


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1191 - Special Topics in Business Communications


    Prerequisites: Varies with subject being offered

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 0)

    CIP: 52.0501


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1220 - Job Search Skills


    Skills to seek and obtain employment in business and industry.

    Semester Hours: (2 -2- 0)

    CIP: 52.0401


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1232 - Workplace Diversity


    Examines gender, cultural background, age, and other factors affecting coworker/client relationships. Includes behavioral expectations and standards in the business environment.

    Semester Hours: (2 -2- 0)

    CIP: 52.0204


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General


    Prerequisites: POFT 1220  and department approval

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (2 -0- 16)

    CIP: 52.0401


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1301 - Business English


    Introduction to a practical application of basic language usage skills with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0501


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1307 - Proofreading and Editing


    Prerequisites: POFT 1301  or department approval

    Instruction in proofreading and editing skills necessary to assure accuracy in business documents.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0501


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: No
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1309 - Administrative Office Procedures I


    Prerequisites: Basic keyboarding skills

    Study of current office procedures, duties, and responsibilities applicable to an office environment.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0401


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1313 - Professional Workforce Preparation


    Preparation for the work force including ethics, interpersonal relations, professional attire, and career advancement.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0401


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1319 - Records and Information Management I


    Introduction to basic records information management filing systems including manual and electronic filing.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0401


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1321 - Business Math


    Fundamentals of business mathematics including analytical and critical thinking skills.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0408


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    POFT 1329 - Beginning Keyboarding


    Skill development keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting basic documents.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 52.0408


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
 

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