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Afro-American Studies

AFRO AM 888
African American Studies Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Air Conditioning

AIR CON 888
Air Conditioning Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Anthropology

ANTHRO 201
Intro to Biological and Cultural Evolutions of Humans
Survey and analysis of the fundamentals of prehistoric archaeology, fossil primates and primate evolution, primate behavior, human genetics, and the variations of human populations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ANTHRO 202
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative study of human societies and cultures of the world; cross-cultural investigation of social organization and political, economic, religious, and family systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ANTHRO 205
APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
This course explores the application of anthropological concepts, perspectives, techniques, and information to understanding and dealing with contemporary issues. Discusses the relevance of anthropology to such practical concerns as health care, business, and community development, and illustrates the versatility of its uses in numerous career fields. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ANTHRO 206
Introduction to Archaeology
Introduces the study of past cultures through their material remains. Explores strategies for locating archaeological remains; techniques of excavation; conservation procedures; and methods for analysis and interpretation of these materials. Examines major prehistoric cultures of the world and their patterns of change and development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ANTHRO 888
Anthropology Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Arabic

ARABIC 101
Arabic for Beginners I
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus is on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, and reading. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 100, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 102
Arabic for Beginners II
Introduction to Arabic language wit emphasis on language of everyday conversation. focus is on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading, and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 101, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 103
Intermediate Arabic I
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus is on the alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 102, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 104
Intermediate Arabic II
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus in on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 103, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 888
Arabic Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Architecture

ARCHITC 104
History Of Architecture I
The study of the development of early architecture through the mid-18th century. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 105
History Of Architecture II
The study of architecture since the mid-18th century. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 121
Architectural Drawing I
Introduction to techniques of graphic expression, emphasis on using graphic means for communication. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 170, AND eligibility for ENGLISH 100, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 122
Architectural Drawing II
Continuation of Architecture 121. Emphasis on developing skills in shading, proportion, pencil and introduction to pictorial and other rendering techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121, AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 171, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 123
Architectural Drawing III
Continuation of Architecture 122. Emphasis on developing skills in pictorial and perspective drawing and sketching, color, form, and presentation skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 122, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 166
Concepts Of Planning
In-depth examination of criteria which influence architecture; programming, site analysis, mechanical and structural considerations; applications of delineation techniques; examination of philosophy of significant architects and their work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121 AND Grade of C or better OR concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 171 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
5
ARCHITC 170
Computer-Aided Design I for Architectural Drafting Techniques
Introduction to design and drafting techniques using computer-aided (CAD) systems; use of basic command structures, keyboard and menu tablets; text, dimensioning and pen and layer selection. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for ENGLISH 100 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 171
Computer-Aided Design II Architectural Drafting Techniques
Intermediate drafting and design techniques using computer-aided design (CAD) systems; dimensioning and text, 3-D geometric constructs, advanced editing techniques, file handling and plotter utilization. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 170 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 172
Computer-Aided Design III for Architectural Drafting Techniques
Advanced drafting and design techniques using computer-aided design/drafting (CAD) programs; techniques of file handling, 3-D drawing, solid modeling and rendering. Hardware and software requirements will be discussed. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 170 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 173
Architecture-CAD with Third Party Applications
Introduction to third party programs used to develop architectural designs and construction documents via Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Add-on programming to the base drafting package AutoCAD. The student will have hands-on experience with automated architectural programs that streamline management of file handling and the basic command structure. Utilization of comprehensive library symbols with smart features. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 171 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 174
Computer Aided Design V for Architectural Drafting
Introduction to third party programs used to develop architectural designs and construction documents via Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Add on program to the base drafting package AutoCAD. The students will have hands on experience with 3-D studio. This course will include three-dimensional modeling with complete rendering. The model will include texture of materials, various lighting schemes with shade and shadow. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 171, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ARCHITC 202
General Construction
Study of materials used in building construction, their growth or manufacture, preparation and application; emphasis on frame and masonry construction types; working drawings and structural details. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121, AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 172, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 204
General Construction Advanced
Continuation of Architecture 202. Emphasis on advanced structural detailing and working drawings. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 202, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARCHITC 266
Architectural Planning
Application of planning concepts to basic architectural problems through development of selected design projects emphasizing relation of form to function; project presentation will employ models and pictorial rendering techniques in various media; current architectural thought explored through examples of various building types. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 166, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
5
ARCHITC 888
Architecture Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Art

ART 103
Art Appreciation
Appreciation of art works taken from all cultures and periods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ART 131-2
General Drawing
Still-life, landscape and human figure; experimentation with various media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ART 132
Advance General Drawing
This course builds on and refines the experiences of general drawing focusing on a variety of color media. Emphasis is on invention and formal concerns. Explorations into abstraction, non-objective, and fabricated image making are covered in this class. Course includes vocabulary development, critical analysis activities, and reference to historic models of drawing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 131.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ART 142-1
Figure Draw & Composition
Study of the human figure in action and still poses; rapid sketching, long poses, memory work, and portraiture. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 131, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 143-1
Advanced Figure Drawing
Development of skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 142.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 144-1
Two Dimensional Design
A studio course exploring the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through two-dimensional design principles and theories using a variety of media. Fundamental design and experimentation in relationship s of line, shape, textures, and color. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ART 145-1
Three Dimensional Design
Study of the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through three-dimensional design principles and theories; use of a variety of media, including recent and traditional materials, such as clay and plaster. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ART 150
Crafts Workshop
Creation and construction of art forms in clay, metal, cloth, fibers, plaster and wood; art process in both two and three dimensions; recommended for pre-teachers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 163
Water Color Painting
Elementary painting and sketching including still life, landscape and figure painting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 166-1
Oil Painting Techniques
A studio course that serves as an introduction to basic painting techniques and color principles applied to the exploration of oil and acrylic painting media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 131, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 167
Advanced Oil Painting Techniques
Advanced techniques and experimentation in use of materials and the development of creative styles in oil painting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 166, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 172
Communications Design I
Design application and merchandising of products and ideas; theory of design of form and function applied to products, brochures, packaging, display, and other commercial designs; application of design in television, newspapers, magazines, billboards, and posters for advertising industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 200
Individual Art Projects
For advanced students who have completed beginning level studies in the corresponding discipline specific course, or an equivalent course at another institution, or who can demonstrate proficiency through portfolio review in the skills taught in the corresponding 100 level course. Work is completed on an independent project, the subject of which is designed through dialogue between the student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated six credit hours will be counted towards graduation.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-8
Art Projects: Advanced Ceramics
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 197), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-9
Art Projects: Computer Art/Application
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 275), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-A
Art Projects: Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 115), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-B
Art Projects: Advanced Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 116), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-C
Art Projects: Color Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 117), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-D
Art Projects: Printmaking I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 126), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-E
Art Projects: Printmaking II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 127), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-F
Art Projects: General Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 131), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-G
Art Projects: Advanced Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 132), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-H
Art Projects: Painting I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 134), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-I
Art Projects: Painting II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 135), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-J
Art Projects: Painting III
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 136), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-L
Art Projects: Figure Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 142), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-M
Art Projects: Adv Figure Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 143), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-N
Art Projects: Two Dimensional Design
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 144), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-O
Art Projects: Three Dimensional Design
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 145), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-P
Art Projects: Crafts Workshop
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 150), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-S
Art Projects: Watercolor Paintng
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 163), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-T
Art Projects: Oil Painting
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 166), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-U
Art Projects: Advanced Oil Painting
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 167), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-V
Art Projects: Communication Design I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 172), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-W
Art Projects: Advanced Com Art
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 174), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-X
Art Projects: Graphic Design I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 176), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Y
Art Projects: Graphic Design II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 177), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Z
Art Projects: Ceramics
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 196), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 272
Communications Design II
Story boards for television commercials, graphics design for television, and development and making of television commercials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 172, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 888
Art Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Astronomy

ASTROMY 201
Descriptive Astronomy
Descriptive survey of major astronomical facts, concepts, and relationships, starting with the solar system and extending to stars, galaxies, and cosmogonies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ASTROMY 888
Astronomy Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1

Automotive Technology

AUTOTEC 888
Automotive Technology Elective
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
1