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St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012
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  Mar 07, 2021
 
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012 
    
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012 [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    ELPT 1441 - Motor Control


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 46:0301

  
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    ELPT 1445 - Commercial Wiring


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Description: Commercial wiring methods. Includes over current protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-4)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 1451 - Electrical Machines


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Direct current (DC) motors, single-phase and polyphase alternating current (AC) motors, generators, and alternators. Emphasis on construction, characteristics, efficiencies, starting, and speed control.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 1457 - Industrial Wiring


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Instruction in wiring methods used for industrial installations. The student will interpret electrical blueprints/drawings; compute circuit sizes and over current protection for the installation of branch circuits, feeders, and service entrance conductors; explain the proper installation of wiring devices according to electrical codes; demonstrate grounding methods; and identify industrial wiring methods including conduit bending.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-4)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 2239 - Electrical Power Distribution


    Prerequisites: Credit or enrollment in CETT 1445

    Design, operation, and technical details of modern power distribution systems including generating equipment, transmission lines, plant distribution, and protective devices. Includes calculations of fault current, system load analysis, rates, and power economics.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-0)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 2265 - Practicum


    Prerequisites: Departmental approval

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Practical general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student.

    Semester Hours: (2-0-20)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 2325 - National Electrical Code II


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    In-depth coverage of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring protection and methods, special conditions, and advanced calculations.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 2419 - Programmable Logic Controllers I


    Prerequisites: ELPT 1420 or ELPT 1411 or approval of Chairperson

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Fundamental concept of Programmable Logic Controllers, principles of operation and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 2423 - Transformers


    Prerequisites: ELPT 1411 or departmental approval

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Transformer types, construction, connections, protection, grounding and associated safety procedures.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ELPT 2437 - Electrical Planning and Estimating


    Prerequisites: ELPT 1445, ELPT 1457 (or concurrent enrollment), ELPT 1429, or departmental approval

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Planning and estimating for residential, commercial and industrial wiring systems. Includes a variety of electrical techniques.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 46.0301

  
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    ENGL 0002 - Developmental English Lab for ENGL 0300


    Corequisites: ENGL 0300

    This course is required for all students enrolled in ENGL 0300 at St. Philip’s College. Students receive assistance with their developmental course topics through pencil-and-paper tutoring and computer-assisted instruction.

    Semester Hours: (0-0-1)

    CIP: 32.0108.53 12

  
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    ENGL 0003 - Developmental English Lab for ENGL 0301


    Corequisites: ENGL 0301

    This course is required for all students enrolled in ENGL 0301 at St. Philip’s College. Students receive assistance with their developmental course topics through pencil-and-paper tutoring and computer-assisted instruction.

    Semester Hours: (0-0-1)

    CIP: 32.0108.53 12

  
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    ENGL 0300 - Basic English I


    Prerequisites: Placement: Scores based on entrance exam

    Emphasizes effective sentences. For students who need to improve their basic skills in grammatical usage, functions of words and sentence structure. This course cannot be substituted for any part of the regular courses. A student in English 0300 must receive a grade of “C” or better before being permitted to take English 0301.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0108.53 12

  
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    ENGL 0301 - Basic English II


    Prerequisites: Appropriate placement score or ENGL 0300 with a grade of “C” or better.

    Development of fundamental writing skills such as idea generation, organization, style, utilization of standard English, and revision.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0108.53 12

  
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    ENGL 0311 - Fundamentals of English II


    Prerequisites: A student is placed in ENGL 0300/0310, 0301/0311, or 1301 according to scores made on the placement exam. Students whose test scores indicate inadequate preparation to do satisfactory work in ENGL 1301 must meet the objectives of ENGL 0300, 0301, or 0311 before enrolling in ENGL 1301.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    A review of standard English with emphasis on fundamental grammatical principles, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, sentence structure, punctuation, and reading. Paragraphs and short themes are written for practice in clear expression. This course cannot be substituted for any part of the regular English curriculum. A student must earn a passing grade —“A,” “B,” or “C” — in English 0311 before being permitted to take English 1301. A grade of “IP” means the course must be repeated. This course includes a computer laboratory component.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-2)

    CIP: 32.0108.53 12

  
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    ENGL 1301 - Composition I


    Prerequisites: Demonstrate College Readiness through appropriate placement scores and/or completion of developmental sequence in English and/or Reading.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Principles and techniques, which may include documentation, of written, expository, and persuasive composition; analysis of literary, expository, and/or persuasive texts; emphasis on critical thinking.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0401.51 12

  
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    ENGL 1302 - Composition II


    Prerequisites: Students must earn a “C” or better in ENGL 1301 or its equivalent.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Principles and techniques of written, expository, and persuasive composition; analysis of literary, expository, and/or persuasive texts; emphasis on critical thinking.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0401.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2307 - Creative Writing


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    This course is designed for students interested in learning and practicing creative writing skills in a workshop setting. There is an emphasis on individual writing. This course is writing intensive. Included genres are fiction, poetry, screenwriting, nonfiction and drama.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0501.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2311 - Technical Writing


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Designed to improve students’ abilities to communicate technical information in their major field of study. This course concentrates on technical papers, scientific reports, and business correspondence. An emphasis is placed on form and method.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.1101.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2322 - British Literature I: Anglo Saxon through Neoclassical


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Selected significant works of British literature from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings to the eighteenth century. May include study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0801.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2323 - British Literature II: Romanticism to the Present


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Selected significant works of British literature the Romantic Period to the present. May include study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0801.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2327 - American Literature I: Precolonial through the Romantic Period


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Selected significant works of American literature from its beginnings through the Romantic Period. May include the study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0701.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2328 - American Literature II: Realism to the Present


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Selected significant works of American literature from the beginning of Realism to the present. May include the study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 23.0701.51 12

  
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    ENGL 2332 - World Literature I: Antiquity through the Renaissance


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Selected significant works of world literature, representing a variety of cultures, beginning with ancient writings and ending with the Renaissance. May include study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0104.52 13

  
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    ENGL 2333 - World Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Selected significant works of world literature, representing a variety of cultures, from the Neoclassical period to the present. May include study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0104.52 13

  
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    ENGL 2341 - Forms of Literature


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    A study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama and film. Topics may vary with each section offered. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project. This course may be repeated once for credit.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0104.51 13

  
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    ENGL 2351 - Mexican American Literature


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    A study of the fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama of Mexican American or Chicano/a writers. May include the study of Hispanic and pre-Columbian traditions that have influenced Mexican-American literature. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 05.0203.55 25

  
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    ENGL 2375 - Literature for Children and Adolescents


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    A survey of classic and contemporary literature for children and adolescents with attention to literary history, aesthetic qualities, and critical approaches. May be useful for education majors. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0104.51 13

  
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    ENGL 2376 - Literature of American Minorities


    Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    An exploratory study of the literature of Americas ethnic minorities. Critical examination of socio-cultural elements in representative works by the American Indian, the African-American, the Latin American, and the Asian American.

    Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: Unique Needs Course

  
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    ENGR 1201 - Introduction to Engineering


    Prerequisites: MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 with a grade of “C” or better.

    This course is designed to enhance the academic success of students majoring in Engineering or the sciences, and is open to all students. It provides an introduction to engineering fields, engineering careers, and the engineering profession as well as to the engineering problem solving approach. Topics include technical communication, team-based engineering design, ethics, and computer applications.

    Semester Hours: (2-1-3)

    CIP: 14.0101.51 10

  
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    ENGR 1304 - Engineering Graphics I


    Prerequisites: MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 with a grade of “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    This course introduces use of computer aided drafting and design software and sketching for graphical communication of technical information in the context of the engineering design process. Topics include fundamentals of computer graphics, spatial relationships, multi-view projection, dimensioning, sectioning, and graphical presentation of data. Computer aided design in two and three dimensions is emphasized and a final design project is required.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-4)

    CIP: 15.1301.51 11

  
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    ENGR 2301 - Mechanics I: Statics


    Prerequisites: PHYS 2425 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.

    This course presents the calculus-based theory and application of engineering mechanics, with emphasis on analysis of structures in static equilibrium. Topics include vector algebra, force systems, free body diagrams, concentrated and distributed loads, centroids, moments of inertia, and friction. Special applications such as trusses and frames are also treated.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 14.1101.52 10

  
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    ENGR 2302 - Mechanics II: Dynamics


    Prerequisites: MATH 2414 and ENGR 2301 with a grade of “C” or better.

    This course presents the calculus-based theory and applications of engineering mechanics to the relative motions and vibrations of particles and rigid bodies. Kinetics, kinematics, Newton’s Laws, work-energy relations, and impulse-momentum principles are used in conjunction with vector algebra to analyze and solve problems in two and three dimensions.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 14.1101.53 10

  
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    ENGR 2305 - Circuit Analysis and Network Theory


    Prerequisites: MATH 2414 and PHYS 2426 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    This course introduces the fundamental concepts of electrical and electronic engineering, and the principles of electric and electronic circuits. Topics include circuit analysis, network principles, steady-state and transient responses, and sinusoidal steady-state analysis. Laplace transforms and computer applications such as SPICE and PSPICE are utilized to solve network problems and illustrate connections between basic principles and advanced applications.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 14.1001.51 10

  
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    ENGR 2407 - Fundamentals of Circuit Analysis (Lecture + Lab)


    Prerequisites: PHYS 2426 with a grade of “C” or better

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Basic concepts of electrical engineering using calculus; the fundamentals of electrical and electronic components and circuits, circuit analysis, network principles, motors, and steady-state and transient responses; application of Laplace transforms; and use of computational software to solve network problems; application of the principles to the solution of electrical engineering problems; relationship between basic principles and advanced applications.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 14.1001.54 10

  
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    ENTC 1301 - Robotics I


    Prerequisites: ITSC 1301

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    An introduction to Robots/Automation. Includes history, terminology, classification of robots, basic components, control systems, alternating current and hydraulic servomechanisms, programming, sensors, types of drive, end-of-arm tooling, end effectors, safety and design procedures.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-3)

    CIP: 15.0000

  
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    EPCT 1301 - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Training and Related Topics


    Cross-Listed With: EPCT 1001

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course will meet the minimum certification requirements of a hazardous waste site worker as found in 29CFR-1910.120 and 40CFR.264 and 265.16. It is also an introduction to the history of the environmental movement, including basic requirements for compliance with the environmental regulations.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 1305 - Environmental Regulations Overview


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    An introduction to the history of the environmental movement, including basic requirements for compliance with the environmental regulations.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 1313 - Contingency Planning


    Cross-Listed With: EPCT 1013

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course is an introduction to the development of an emergency response contingency plan for a facility or community. The emphasis is on analyzing the hazards, writing, implementing the contingency plan, and evaluating the effectiveness of a contingency plan.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 1340 - Industrial Chemical Processes


    Prerequisites: TECM 1317, TECM 1341, or departmental approval

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is an overview of chemical processes used in the chemical industry.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 1341 - Principles of Industrial Hygiene


    Cross-Listed With: EPCT 1041

    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Concepts in threshold limits, dose response, and general recognition of occupational hazards, including sampling statistics, calibration, and equipment use. A study of the control of occupational hazards and sample collection and evaluation methods.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 2300 - DOT Regulations


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    A detailed study of the United States Department of Transportation regulations with emphasis on identifying applicable regulations recommending compliance strategies in the transport of dangerous and hazardous materials. Examination of the regulatory requirements for employees and employers involved in all modes of transportation, including road, rail, aircraft, and vessel.
    Emphasis will be placed on special topics including pre-trip/post-trip inspections; hours of service; driver disqualifications and penalties; vehicle groups and endorsements; alcohol misuse and controlled substances (drugs) use information, training, and referral; driver disqualification files; drivers’ logs; and Hazardous Materials Transportation guidelines (HM-126F). This course will be of value to personnel from insurance, enforcement, human resources, and other related industries.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 2331 - Industrial Hygiene Applications


    Cross-Listed With: EPCT 2031

    Prerequisites: Departmental approval (Capstone course)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0302
    A study of the industrial environment and its relation to worker’s health. This course provides training in anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and controlling health hazards—particularly chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic factors existing in the workplace and having injurious effects on workers. The course also introduces training in instrumentation used in monitoring and measuring health hazards in the workplace and covers current issues in industrial hygiene.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    EPCT 2333 - Environmental Toxicology


    Cross-Listed With: EPCT 2033

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course is a review of the research determining the systematic health effects of exposures to chemicals. Included is a discussion of risk factors, routes of entry, control measures, and acute and chronic effects of exposure.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 15.0507

  
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    ESOL 0310 - Listening and Speaking I


    Prerequisites: Placement testing or approval by instructor.

    An introductory course in speaking English and understanding spoken English. Course activities are designed to lead students from basic structures and expressions to conversations about personal information, daily activities, future plans, and past activities.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 32.0108.55 12

  
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    FCEL 1302 - Introduction to Fuel Cell Technology


    Prerequisites: Departmental approval

    Types of fuel cells and other alternative energy fields. Includes professional requirements of fuel cell technicians.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 15.0404

  
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    FDNS 1301 - Introduction to Foods


    Corequisites: CHEF 1301 recommended

    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    A study of the composition of food and the chemical and biological changes that occur in storage and processing. Includes preparation techniques and selection principles. It is recommended that students take CHEF 1301 as a co-requisite. Students must receive a “B” or better.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 19.0501

  
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    FDNS 1305 - Nutrition


    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0350
    A study of nutrients including functions, food sources, digestion, absorption and metabolism with application to normal and preventive nutrition needs. Includes nutrient intake analysis, energy expenditure evaluation, and diet planning.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 19.0501

  
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    FREN 1300 - Beginning Conversational French I


    For beginning students whose goal is to learn to communicate orally in French. Students will develop speaking, listening skills, and cultural awareness.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0901.54 13

  
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    FREN 1310 - Beginning Conversational French II


    Prerequisites: FREN 1300, departmental approval, or placement exam.

    For beginning students whose main goal is to learn to communicate in French. This is a continuation of FREN 1300.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0901.54 13

  
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    FREN 1411 - Elementary French I


    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the French language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0901.51 13

  
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    FREN 1412 - Elementary French II


    Prerequisites: FREN 1411, departmental approval, or placement exam.

    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the French language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. This course is a continuation of FREN 1411. A language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0901.51 13

  
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    FREN 2311 - Intermediate French I


    Prerequisites: FREN 1412, departmental approval, or placement exam.

    This course is a continuation of Fren1412. It provides additional development of language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Short literary selections are introduced in a context of French culture and civilization.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0901.52 13

  
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    FREN 2312 - Intermediate French II


    Prerequisites: FREN 2311, departmental approval, or placement exam.

    This course is a continuation of FREN 2311. It provides additional development of language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Short literary selections are introduced in a context of French culture and literature.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0901.52 13

  
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    GEOG 1301 - Physical Geography


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Introduction to the concepts which provide a foundation for continued study of geography. Includes the different elements of natural environment as related to human activities and map concepts with an emphasis on physical geography.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.0701.51 25

  
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    GEOG 1303 - World Regional Geography


    Study major world regions with emphasis on prevailing conditions and developments, including emerging conditions and trends, and the awareness of diversity of ideas and practices to be found in those regions. Course content may include one or more regions.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.0701.53 25

  
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    GEOG 2312 - Economic Geography and Global Issues


    Cross-Listed With: ECON 2311

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course examines the history and theory of international trade and global economic development. Economic, social, cultural, and political issues which impact the global economy and basic human welfare are studied.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.0701.52 25

  
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    GEOL 1301 - Earth Sciences Lecture I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Topics include the nature of the earth as revealed by geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and other related physical sciences. Some laboratory experiences or field trips may be included.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03

  
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    GEOL 1304 - Historical Geology Lecture


    Prerequisites: GEOL 1301 or GEOL 1401 or GEOL 1403

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course focuses on the origin and evolution of the earth through geologic time, emphasizing organic evolution and plate tectonics. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0601.54 03

  
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    GEOL 1401 - Earth Sciences I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    Topics include the nature of the earth as revealed by geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and other related physical sciences. Some field trips may be included.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03

  
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    GEOL 1402 - Earth Sciences II


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    A survey of astronomy and mans future in space. A summary of earth history - with a focus on climatic and biological changes through time. A survey of historic and contemporary global change. Studies will include the significance to society of the earth sciences including environmental problems, natural resource exploration and utilization, and global climate change. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03

  
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    GEOL 1403 - Physical Geology


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course is an introduction to the nature and properties of rocks and minerals; processes by which they are formed, altered, and transported; and the nature and development of the landscape. Laboratory work includes the study of minerals, rocks, and topographic and geologic maps. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0601.54 03

  
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    GEOL 1404 - Historical Geology


    Prerequisites: GEOL 1301 or GEOL 1401 or GEOL 1403

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course focuses on the origin and evolution of the earth through geologic time, emphasizing organic evolution and plate tectonics. Laboratory work in this course includes the study of rocks, fossils, geographic maps, geologic maps, and other aspects of earth history. Occasional field trips may be arranged.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0601.54 03

  
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    GEOL 1445 - Oceanography


    Survey of physical and historical geology, astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and related sciences.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03

  
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    GEOL 1447 - Meteorology


    Prerequisites: MATH 1314 or higher

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Survey of meteorology and related sciences.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 40.0601.51 03

  
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    GEOL 2389 - Academic Cooperative


    Prerequisites: GEOL 1445, GEOL 1447, PHYS 1401, CHEM 1412

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in the physical sciences. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual students will set specific goals and objectives in the scientific study of inanimate objects, processes of matter and energy, and associated phenomena.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0101.53 03

  
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    GERM 1411 - Elementary German I


    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the German language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0501.51 13

  
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    GERM 1412 - Elementary German II


    Prerequisites: GERM 1411 or departmental approval

    Introductory course that presents the fundamentals of the German language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required. This course is a continuation of GERM 1411.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0501.51 13

  
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    GERM 2311 - Intermediate German I


    Prerequisites: GERM 1412 or departmental approval

    This course is a continuation of GERM 1412. It provides additional development of language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Short literary selections are introduced in a context of German culture and history. Language lab is available

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0501.52 13

  
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    GERM 2312 - Intermediate German II


    Prerequisites: GERM 2311 or departmental approval

    This course is a continuation of GERM 2311. It provides additional development of language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Short literary selections are introduced in a context of German culture and history.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0501.52 13

  
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    GOVT 2301 - American/Texas: National and State


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    A comparison of the Texas and United States Constitutions and an analysis of federalism, citizenship, governmental institutions, and local government. Fulfills three units of the legislative requirement for completion of six units of the Texas Constitution and the United States Constitution.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.1002.51 25

  
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    GOVT 2302 - American Government: Problems and Policies


    Prerequisites: GOVT 2301

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    A general survey course in American government covering the United States Constitution and policy issues in American government. Fulfills the legislative requirement for the United States Constitution.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.1002.51 25

  
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    GOVT 2304 - Introduction to Political Science


    Prerequisites: GOVT 2305 or GOVT 2301

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Introductory survey of the discipline of political science focusing on the history, scope, and methods of the field, and the substantive topics of the discipline. The course cannot be substituted for GOVT 2305 - American Government or GOVT 2306 - Texas Government.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.1001.52 25

  
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    GOVT 2305 - Federal Government


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    A general survey course in American government covering the theories and concepts of government, the United States Constitution, politics, public opinion, political parties, human rights, and the functions of national, state and local government.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.1002.51 25

  
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    GOVT 2306 - Texas Government


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    A general survey of the United States and Texas Constitutions, federalism, citizenship, voting and local governments with an emphasis on Texas government. Credit in GOVT 2305 is necessary to satisfy the legislative requirement for graduation. It is recommended that students enroll in GOVT 2306 if only three hours of government are needed to meet the requirements of a technical curriculum or to satisfy the state requirements for teacher certification.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 45.1002.51 25

  
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    HALT 1322 - Landscape Design


    A study of the principles and elements of landscape design. Topics include client interview, site analysis, plan view, scale, plant selection, basic drawing and drafting skills, and plan preparation.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-2)

    CIP: 01.0605

  
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    HAMG 1170 - Professionalism in the Hospitality Industry


    This course will begin with an overview of professionalism and will focus on the necessity of professional behavior at work and in personal life settings. Attention will be paid to the following: appearance, punctuality, dependability, honesty, loyalty, diligence, being responsible, displaying good manners, and utilizing good written and verbal communication skills.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-0)

    CIP: 52.0902

  
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    HAMG 1313 - Front Office Procedures


    Corequisites: HAMG 1342

    Functions of front office operations as they relate to customer service. Includes a study of front office interactions with other departments in the lodging operation.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 1321 - Introduction to the Hospitality Industry


    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Introduction to the elements of the hospitality industry. The student will explain the elements of the hospitality industry; discuss current issues facing food service; discuss current guest needs; and explain general hotel/motel operations. The student will explain and discuss the role of service in the hospitality industry.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 1340 - Hospitality Legal Issues


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    A course in the legal and regulatory requirements that impact the hospitality industry. Topics include Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), labor regulations, tax laws, tip reporting, franchise regulations, and product liability laws. The student will explain the basic legal principles governing the hospitality industry; describe guest relationships; list and explain the various laws governing the hospitality industry; and explain the legal environment in which hotels and restaurants must exist.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 1342 - Guest Room Maintenance


    Corequisites: HAMG 1313

    Demonstrates the working relationship in the lodging industry between housekeeping and maintenance.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 1391 - Special Topics in Hospitality Administration and Management


    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    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. Current topics to be discussed include: Credit Security, Environmental Issues, Social Networking, Non?Profit Organizations, Audio?Visual Companies, Destination Management Organizations, Wedding Professionals. Topics may change as the industry indicates changes.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2266 - Practicum-Hospitality Administration/Management


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Semester Hours: (2-0-16)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2267 - Practicum Hospitality Management


    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0350
    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student

    Semester Hours: (2-0-16)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2305 - Hospitality Management and Leadership


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    An overview of management and leadership in the hospitality industry with an emphasis on management philosophy, policy formulation, communications, motivation and team building. The student will identify and analyze various styles of leadership; describe the relationship among mission, goal, and objectives; and identify components of problem solving and relate them to specific situations.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2307 - Hospitality Marketing and Sales


    Prerequisites: HAMG 1321

    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Identification of the core principles of marketing and their impact on the hospitality industry.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2330 - Convention and Group Management and Services


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    A course in the scope of the various segments of the convention market. Exploration of individual needs and the methods and techniques to provide better service to conventions and groups. The student will explain the importance of conventions in terms of income and economic life of the hotel. The student will recognize, review, and describe convention and meeting planning. The student will describe facility types, cost factors, product analysis, marketing tools, and pre-planning strategy.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2332 - Hospitality Financial Management


    Prerequisites: HAMG 1313

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Methods and application of financial management within the hospitality industry. Primary emphasis on sales accountability, internal controls, and report analysis.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HAMG 2337 - Hospitality Facilities Management


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Identification of building systems, facilities management, security and safety procedures.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 52.0901

  
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    HART 1256 - EPA Recovery Certification Preparation


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Certification training for HVAC refrigerant recovery and recycling. Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 15.0501

  
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    HART 1311 - Solar Fundamentals


    Prerequisites: Departmental approval

    Study of heat transference, motors, pumps and other mechanical devices; solid state switches; photovoltaic plates and energy conversion; thermal dynamics; and solar energy.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 15.0505

  
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    HART 1403 - AC Control Principles


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    A basic study of HVAC and refrigeration controls; troubleshooting of control components; emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits; a review of Ohm’s law as applied to air conditioning controls and circuits.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0501

  
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    HART 1407 - Refrigeration Principles


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components and safety.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0501

  
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    HART 1441 - Residential Air Conditioning


    Prerequisites: HART 1403, HART 1407, HART 1471

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    A study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditions, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0501

  
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    HART 1445 - Gas and Electric Heating


    Prerequisites: HART 1403, HART 1407

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    A study of the procedures and principles used in servicing heating systems including gas-fired and electric furnaces.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0501

  
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    HART 1451 - Energy Management


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course includes basic heat transfer theory; sensible and latent heat loads; building envelope construction; insulation, lighting, and fenestration types; and conducting energy audit procedures. It also develops energy audit recommendations based on local utility rates, building use, and construction. Laboratory activities include developing energy audit reports, installing energy saving devices, and measuring energy consumption.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 15.0503

  
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    HART 1471 - Refrigeration Principles II


    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0301
    This course is a continuation of the basic fundamentals and applications of air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Discussions will cover temperature recorders, primary and secondary refrigeration controls, types of insulation , heat energy system components and their theory operation. Different charging techniques of a refrigeration system will be demonstrated using a manifold gauge assembly. A review of electrical safety, electrical components, types of electrical circuits, and electric motors will be covered.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 0.972916666667

  
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    HART 1472 - Psychrometry and Duct Fabrication


    Prerequisites: HART 1407, HART 1471

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Basic principles of duct fabrication, testing, and servicing. Psychometrics are studied, the properties of air, (humidity, relative humidity, dew point and saturation point). Service installation and repair of humidifying devices. Pollen control and pollution-control devices are analyzed and discussed. Emphasis is placed on adaptability of air-filtering systems on both residential and commercial systems.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 0.972916666667

  
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    HART 1473 - Industrial Refrigeration


    Prerequisites: HART 1403, HART 1407

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Related Technical instruction in the theory of advanced commercial and industrial installation, multiple staging and cascade systems as applied to ultra-low temperature, booster systems for dairies and cold storage plants. Emphasis on safety in handling toxic and high pressure refrigerations.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-3)

    CIP: 0.972916666667

  
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    HART 2268 - Practicum


    Prerequisites: Need 20 hours credit hours for Air Conditioning or Refrigeration Technology.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0300
    Practical general training and experiences in the workplace. The college, with the employer, develops and documents an individual plan for the student. The plan relates the work place training and experiences to the student’s general and technical course study. This course may be replaced with if topics and learning outcomes vary.

    Semester Hours: (2-0-20)

    CIP: 15.0501

 

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