Course Descriptions

BIOL1014: General Biology

A lecture and laboratory class designed to include the basic life functions of organisms. Emphasis will be on cell biology, genetics, and ecology. Prerequisites: GSTD 0103 College Reading, GSTD 0253 Developmental Writing or appropriate placement scores (4 SCH — 3 Lec./2 Lab) <--Back

CHEM 1014: Introductory Chemistry

This is a survey course introducing Chemistry as it applies to the real world. Includes basic topics of scientific method, measurement, state of matter, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical properties, and chemical reactions. Appropriate for general education. Lab required. Prerequisites: GSTD 0433 Intermediate Algebra or above, GSTD 0103 College Reading, GSTD 0253 Developmental Writing or appropriate placement scores (4 SCH — 3 Lec, 2 Lab) <--Back

ENGL 1113: Composition I

A review of Standard English grammar, punctuation, and extensive practice in basic rhetorical types. Some attention is also paid to the building of vocabulary and the development of critical reading skills. Prerequisite: GSTD 0253 Developmental Writing, and GSTD 0103 College Reading or appropriate placement scores. (3 SCH) <--Back

ENGL 1123: Composition II

Designed to confirm and extend the student’s ability to write educated English prose, this course seeks to enable the student to develop his skills in each of several rhetorical and critical types. While emphasizing writing, the course also requires continued vocabulary development and analytical reading in poetry, fiction, and drama. The student is also introduced to the conventions of documentation and manuscript form. Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 Composition I Grade of “C” or better in Comp. I ENGL 1113 (3 SCH) <--Back

ENGL 2213: World Literature to 1650

A study of world masterpieces to include: the ancient world, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance. Prerequisite: ENGL 1123 Composition II. (3 SCH) <--Back

ENGL 2223: World Literature since 1650

A study of world masterpieces to include: Neoclassicism and Romanticism; Realism and Naturalism; and modern and contemporary works. Prerequisite: ENGL 1123 Composition II (3 SCH) <--Back

FA 2013: An Introduction to Fine Arts: Music

The course presents music as a part of Man’s cultural heritage. Topics include basic terms, forms, styles, and periods. Approach is primarily through listening. (3 SCH) <--Back

HIST 1003: Western Civilization to 1700

This course is designed to help introduce students to the major social, political, economic, cultural, intellectual and diplomatic trends that created, shaped, and influenced Western Civilization from its beginnings to about 1700 A.D. Emphasis will be placed on the interaction of these factors, the problems posed and the various responses made to them, and how these factors still influence modern societies. Prerequisites: none, but college-level reading and writing skills are needed to prepare required papers. (3 SCH) <--Back

HIST 1013: Western Civilization since 1700

This course carries the study of the growth and development of Western Civilization from about 1700 to the present day. The evolution of modern society is traced through the interaction of those factors outlined in HIST 1003, along with the rise of science and technology, and the development of a global awareness. Prerequisites: none, but college-level reading and writing skills are needed to prepare required papers. (3 SCH) <--Back

HIST 2013: United States History to 1876

This course introduces students to the major social, political, economic, cultural, intellectual, and diplomatic trends that created, shaped, and influenced the United States from its beginnings through the end of Reconstruction. Emphasis will be placed on the interaction of these factors, the problems posed, and the various responses made to them, and how these factors have created the modern United States. Prerequisites: none, but college-level reading and writing skills are needed to prepare required papers. (3 SCH) <--Back

HIST 2023: United States History since 1876

This course is designed to help the student become familiar with the patterns of growth, development, and maturing of the modern American nation, from 1877 to the present day. Emphasis is placed on the social, political, diplomatic, and related forces of the 20th Century, which took the United States to its current position as a world leader. Prerequisites: none, but college-level reading and writing skills are needed to prepare required papers. (3 SCH) <--Back

HS 1403: Personal and Community Health

A consideration of the various conditions and factors affecting individual and community health, designed to assist the student in formulating his own philosophy, attitudes, and understanding of behaviors necessary to establish healthful living practices (3 SCH) <--Back

MATH 1023: College Algebra

A study of algebraic processes in inequalities and equations of quadratic and higher degree, functions and inverses, complex numbers, probability, determinants, matrices, and the binomial theorem. Prerequisite: GSTD 0433 Intermediate Algebra, or 19 on ACT Math or 39 on Intermediate Algebra Asset (3 SCH) <--Back
 
MATH 2023: Introduction to Statistics

An introductory course in probability and statistics which includes descriptive statistics, probability and application,       random variables, and inference with special emphasis on Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques. Prerequisite: GSTD 0433 Intermediate Algebra or above (3 SCH) <--Back

MATH 2043: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry

The course is a study of right triangles, trig functions, inverses, identities and trigonometric equations and their applications. This course expands on concepts learned in MATH 1023. Prerequisite: MATH 1023 College Algebra (3 SCH) <--Back

PHYS 2024: Physical Science

This course presents the understanding of the facts, methods, and significance of the physical sciences. Course includes topics in physics, chemistry, weather, earth science, and astronomy. This is an algebra-based course and it is strongly recommended that the student should have completed Introductory Algebra with a C or better. Prerequisites: GSTD 0103 College Reading, GSTD 0253 Developmental Writing, GSTD 0423 Introductory Algebra or higher, or appropriate placement scores (4 SCH — 3 Lec, 2 Lab) <--Back

PSCI 2003: American Government

Introduces the student to the systems and structures that make up the government of the United States. Emphasis is placed on the following topic areas and their influence on this nation’s governmental and political life: the Constitution; the Congress; the Presidency; the Federal Judiciary; public opinion and the media; political parties and elections; and the growing visibility and importance of state and local governments. Prerequisites: none, but college-level reading and writing skills are needed to prepare required papers. (3 SCH) <--Back

PSYC 2003: General Psychology

Introductory course in psychology designed to acquaint the student with the fundamental concepts of psychology, including biological, state of consciousness, learning, memory, and intelligence. Students should gain a better understanding of their own behavior and that of others. Prerequisites: GSTD 0103 College Reading, GSTD 0243 Essential English or appropriate placement scores. (3 SCH) <--Back
 
SPCH 1113: Principles of Speech

This course teaches principles of effective speaking; emphasis on the elements of communication and public speaking. Students will also study non-verbal and small group communication and focus on improving listening skills. (3 SCH) <--Back

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